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International Day of Happiness

Recently I’ve felt a little out of luck. I didn’t get to rent the apartment I wanted to, and now that I’m looking for a new roommate almost nobody has ...

Week in review: 13 - 19 March 2017

Week in review: 13 – 19 March 2017

Right now I am sitting at a desk in a hotel room on the 21st floor. When I turn my head to the right, I can see half of Boston ...

Week in review: 6 – 12 March 2017

Week in review: 6 – 12 March 2017

It’s already Tuesday, and there is only one thing to say about last week: it was a total flop. Or to put it differently: everything that could go wrong did ...


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How I Maintain My Dyed Red Hair

I actually never saw myself as a redhead. If you had asked ...

Week in review: 27 February – 5 March 2017

This has been t h e perfect weekend. Despite the biting cold. ...
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March Goals

New month, new luck. In February I didn’t get much done because ...

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Résumé: 28 Days of Blogging

Résumé: 28 Days of Blogging

Wow, not only is a sixth of this year already over, but today is also the last day of our #28DaysOfBlogging challenge. I have published 27 posts on my blog this February. There is only one missing from 17 February, when I had to take care of some other very important things and didn’t even […]

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Outfit: That 90s Summer Feeling

I spent most of my summers in the 1990s in Germany because my parents had the idea of first exploring our home country before going abroad. So we went to another region in Germany each year. As a kid I was easily satisfied with afternoons in a public outdoor swimming pool, but I don’t remember […]

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Week in review: 20 – 26 February 2017

A whole week of vacation has passed and also February is almost over. I actually didn’t leave Boston at all because there quite a few things for me to take care of. After I had a bad cold at the beginning of the month, I’ve got a sinus infection as a late sequela. At least […]

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The books I read in January and February 2017

The books I read in January and February 2017

I have had a slow start this year when it comes to reading. Then again this only applies to books. Since January I have subscribed to the New York Times and the Time Magazine, and reading those takes up quite a bit of my time. This morning for instance I took the Saturday issue of […]

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A Walk through Boston's North End

A Walk through Boston’s North End

So we had the first summer day of the year today. More than 20 °C. On 24 February. Concerning the climate change, this is very alarming. For me, on a personal note the day was enjoyable. After so many cold weeks with short days, it is great to spend as much time as possible outside, […]

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