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Week in review: 18 – 24 July 2016

This week I’ve thought for the first time how much Turkey can exhaust people. It is tiring when you always have to pay attention, when you have to be careful what you say to whom, when you don’t know what might happen on the following day … It is not that my week wasn’t pleasant […]

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Merhaba from Turkey!

How do I start? It’s been two months and I hadn’t planned to take a break from blogging at all. I suppose my favorite motto sums it up very well: “Life contains more adventures than dreams can ever hold.” My life has been pretty exciting recently. And good, too. Really good. Only good things don’t […]

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Week in review: 23 – 29 May 2016

Sometimes it is way too easy to spoof me: yesterday my friend said we’d take the car and go to a beautiful part of New England where there are mountains, woods, lakes. And it was absolutely stunning at Mount Monadnock. Only: I always tell people that I hate hiking. And I do. I hate those […]

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Fashion: Stripes, pink & happy

Fashion: Stripes, pink & happy

One of the scariest things happened when I looked into the mirror last weekend: I thought it is really cool to be in my thirties. I am glad I am not in my teens or twenties anymore, I am glad I am independent, grown-up, and look my age. There, I’ve said it. Of course it is […]

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Week in review: 9 – 15 May 2016

On Friday I explained to my friend what a blog actually is, and what I’ve written about for the last five and half years. We came to the point where I had to ask myself why I practise self-censorship. When I was in Istanbul, I used to utter my political opinion from time to time, […]

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