An Ode to my Adolescent Self

I have seen a lot of posts about “all the things I wish I knew when I was younger”, “things I wish I could tell my teenage self”… you get the idea. I do wish that I could go back in time and give my past self couple of big hugs here and there, but…

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October’s Gratitude Journal: Augsburg and orange leaves

The original plan back in April was that I was going to upload one of these every month… Now, considering I rarely post more than four posts per month on here, that would mean that every fourth post would be a gratitude journal, and I don’t know about you, but that is a bit too…

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Scared of feeling blue

As I am writing this the sun is shining, the skies are blue, and the weather app announces a max of 20ºC for today. Life is pretty good for a 1st of November (if you try really hard not to think about the fact that it’s probably so warm because of global warming, and what…

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Favorite fall activities (after hibernating wrapped in a blanket, that is)

As I have expressed in several posts before, fall is NOT my favorite season (my favorite season is spring, because it leads to SUMMER, with the long days and the hot weather), but I am trying my best this year to look on the bright side and appreciate the good in every season. As much…

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Fall Style Staples

I am not gonna lie: I am pretty heart-broken that summer is now behind us, and putting on a loose dress and some strappy sandals is not a functional outfit anymore. I do think I am handling the shorter days a lot better than I did last year, which could be due to the fact…

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Currently Reading Vol.3

Somehow we have less than three months of 2019 left, and I have only read 16 books. In my mind I am already kissing my reading goal goodbye (24 books this year just ain’t gonna happen). Part of the reason is that I haven’t been ver lucky in my book selection… I have read some…

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A weekend in Vienna

Last time in Vienna I was 19. I was backpacking through Europe with 5 friends, and we were staying in the cheapest hostels we could find and eating bad deli meat sandwiches day in and day out. I believe we visited 8 cities on that trip, so places blend together in my mind and the…

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Easy ways to create art for your walls

Daughter of a ceramist and painter, my childhood home was always filled with art. Paintings from my grandfather, sculptures of my grandmother, pieces that my mum had exchanged with other artists… They were all sizes, colors and styles, and it seemed natural to me, that if there was room on the wall, it would be…

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