Every once in a while your past is catching up to you. I had been invited to read from my 2005 book Faun at the Pagan Federation International Germany Magic Dinner (what a title...!) in my hometown of Dortmund by my friend, the friendly kitchen witch Alessia, whose cooking abilities are simply magical. I had an absolutely fabulous time in the cozy surroundings of the Phytaro herbal school. The Pagan Federation was founded in 1971 in England to provide information on Paganism and to counter misconceptions about the religion.
Left to right: Dutch author Paul Kater, poetess Eire Rautenberg, kitchen witch Alessia, me