My mind, my thoughts, my words

Even athletes get photoshopped :/

By coincidence, I came across the same photo of an athlete on two different websites. Why would you photoshop the body of an athlete? Even at 50-something, Freya Hoffmeister looks fab, unphotoshopped. … Continue reading

04/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Spanish – observation on addressing children

What sounds strange to you in the title? Nothing? Something? In English or German, addressing your child with the words “my daughter/son” instead of their name is not common and sounds … Continue reading

13/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Fading (poem)

I live on. I am surrounded by blurry people Walking past each other in dark places. I stay busy. Between friends, papers, learning and doing I try to forget moments … Continue reading

13/09/2016 · Leave a comment

the fascinating world of languages

Languages fascinate me because they are our main way of communication and more. Mainly spoken but also written they allow people to share and connect with each other. On top … Continue reading

10/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Experiences shape you(r age)

I am about to turn 25. Depending on how old you are you may think that is old or younger or somewhere in-between. Ageing is strange. The prospect of eventually … Continue reading

27/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Losing weight – use your brain (?)

The past two years I spent most of my time on a bicycle; around six hours of cycling daily would tire me out, that’s for sure, but not necessarily turn … Continue reading

24/08/2016 · Leave a comment

There’s two sides to a coin

I am overwhelmed. I’m sitting at Starbucks feeling utterly intimidated. A girl gets her mum to buy her a Starbucks mug. Two twelve year old girls enter, they’re dressed as … Continue reading

22/08/2016 · Leave a comment