My dear friends, so today I wanted to focus on me. Typically the ideal situation would be that all the problems and stuff disappear so that one can focus on oneself... Well... Ideal... So now to reality, today I worked 11+ hours. I am working on a project at the moment so it's ok. Sometimes … Continue reading Day 1 – it’s all about the feet
"Home is not a shell you climb into, Home is the people who are there for you, that leave the door open even when you are at your worst" This saying is something Murtahs wife said to Riggs when he went through one of his bad episodes. From the series Lethal Weapon. A truly "Skop-skiet-en-donner"* … Continue reading A wanderer’s home
So it has been a while since my last 'rebel-against-the-negativity-of-the-world' post. A couple of things have changed. I was given the opportunity to join a new company on a permanent basis, which meant me having to resign from my fixed term contract... trust me, being in another country does not mean your Boss reacts any … Continue reading Question of time
This is roughly translated into: "Mountainous coffee table", 😁 and a mountainous amount of food it is! But I digress, let me start from the beginning. I live in a suburb that is on the outskirts of Cologne, more towards a country orientated area called Bergisch Gladbach. Bergisch Gladbach is filled with middle age Cathedrals, … Continue reading Lady Travelbug – Bergische Kaffeetafel
On Sunday the 13th of May it was Mothers day in Germany. For weeks before one gets bombarded with advertisements of what to get mom for mothers day... from jewellery to flowers, special restaurant and spa vouchers. With these little reminders it is difficult to not play back to the last days we spent together, … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Anyone that knows me knows that there are a couple of things that I get "carried away" with. Fairness Ethics Obstacles that are unnecessary Customer service And believe me, I have had many a conversation telling me I should not get emotionally involved and trust me I try... my mantra: focus on what you can … Continue reading The burden of caring
When the weather grows cooler in South Africa, and the rainy season starts in Cape Town, well I am keeping fingers crossed 🤞, Spring starts officially with the first weekend leaning towards 20 degrees. What a difference! Suddenly there is no gloomy faces or dark clothes anymore, restaurants and any place indoors is empty and … Continue reading The first warm weekend
The beauty of Autumn...