Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

Hi, my name is Matthias Ladkau and this is my homepage.
Here you can find some things about me and my life.

About Myself

My name is Matthias Ladkau, I was born in 1980 and come from Wallenhorst near Osnabrück in Germany. I currently live and work in London. More on my professional life can be found on LinkedIn.

Passion for technology

I am passionate about technology and software engineering in particular. I do this as part of my day-to-day job as Software Engineer but also during my spare time. Check out my development site for more.

London life

I love to live in London. The place, its people and its culture never stop to amaze me. London is a city which has always something new to offer. A melting pot of countless different cultures, religions and beliefs. Moving here changed my life a lot and it was one of the best decisions I made :-) If you are not convinced it is a good place - here are 101 reasons ...


I am film enthusiast and cineast. A movie might not be as detailed as a book and, no doubt, there are A LOT of bad movies out there BUT if a movie is done right, it is for me simply the best way to tell a story. Some of my personal favourites are: