I think no one can deny that it is summer in Germany. The sun is out at full force and one can barely hide... Its just as hot in the shade. The usual rain with the thunderstorms to cool things down have been shying away and the theories of the impact of the greenhouse gasses … Continue reading A hot and dry Summer
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
The beauty of Autumn...
In German rusks are called 'Zwieback', however...
The ritual of our daily lives is often described as 'boring' or 'stuck in a rut'. I have recently discovered how grounding ritual can be, how it can give you silent comfort. In our modern society where we all chase after the next best thing, the next high, keeping as busy as possible I have … Continue reading The magic of Ritual
So it is 2017. Last year had some significant moments, some happy, some really sad and the end of the year became a time - for me in any case - of quiet reflection. I have been here now 1 and a half years - it all feels so normal by now, and somehow there … Continue reading Another new year!
So as humans, we like to compare things, so it is the case with me as well! So here are a list of weird, amusing and wonderful things I get to experience here on a daily basis! Enjoy! Tomato sauce is called 'Ketchup', I get incredulous looks when I ask for plain Tomato sauce. You … Continue reading Germanisms 🙂
Summer in Germany... well its been a long time coming! After waking up to rainy days and going to sleep on rainy days, sprinting through rainy days to the train and back, Wet umbrellas, wet shoes and flyaway hair... finally the summer arrived! For two days. Glorious blue skies, green, I mean green trees and … Continue reading Summerlovin…
So after 9 months in Germany I climbed onto a train for my first inter-European travel. It has been a while since I satisfied my inherited urge to travel, so I was looking forward to it! Budapest, Hungary my destination. My uncle always used to tell stories about his time in Budapest, the … Continue reading The Lady Travelbug – The capital of the Magyar