Weeks in review: 5 - 18 August 2019

Weeks in review: 5 – 18 August 2019

The last two weeks were wonderful – we spent the first of these at the EJC in England and this week I enjoyed being at home. I finally feel properly ...

5 Fragen am Fünften - August 2019 | janavar

5 Fragen am Fünften – August 2019

Since it is August, it is also time for more questions from Luzia Pimpinella‘s five-questions-each-month-project. This month it is all about summer and vacation. 1. How often do you start ...

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Impressions from European Juggling Convention 2019

When my boyfriend asked me in March if I wanted to go to the European Juggling Convention (EJC) with him, I immediately booked my flights – not because of the ...



My Shower Products

When we looked for an apartment, one of my priorities was to ...

Week in review: 29 July – 4 August 2019

Hi from England! Strictly speaking from an old RAF field just outside ...
TBR: Books Found on My Shelf | janavar

TBR: Books Found on My Shelf

During the last year most of my books had to stay in ...

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4 Weeks in Manhattan | janavar

4 Weeks in Manhattan

I can hardly believe that it has already been four weeks since Canavar and I moved to Manhattan and in with my boyfriend. Sometimes I just look around and I am still surprised that we live here together. That I don’t have to spend many hours on busses between Boston and New York City anymore […]

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Week in review: 22 - 28 July 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 22 – 28 July 2019

I have gradually reached a state of inner balance. After our move, I basically needed three full weeks of sleep. Now I have a lot more energy to walk outside and fully enjoy the summer and/in the City. And there is so much to explore. I feel so lucky that we get to live not […]

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The Beauty of a Summer Storm | janavar

The Beauty of a Summer Storm

I love summer. Really. I love the heat and the sunshine. I love lying in the sun for hours. After our last winter in Boston lasted seven months, I enjoy every day with temperatures of over 10°C. Even more the ones over 20°C. What I don’t like is humidity. Unfortunately, last weekend it was extremely […]

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Week in review: 8 - 21 July 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 8 – 21 July 2019

Almost three weeks in Manhattan … … and I am finally sitting at a proper desk again and, after four years, I finally have a big computer monitor (23″) again, which I find much more convenient to work at. It is not yet in its finally spot, but I might put it there tomorrow. … […]

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Friday's Five | janavar

Friday’s Five

1. The hottest weekend is lying ahead. For NYC there are an excessive heat warning and an air quality alert. Temperatures are said to reach 37°C (almost 100 °F), but thanks to much humidity it is going to feel so much hotter and worse. Mayor de Blasio has even declared a heat emergency. I have […]

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