Mermaids away from home

I recently moved to a different continent and it sure feels like the other side of the world to me. I live at the US Pacific coast now, a nine hour time difference away from home. When my day starts, my family and friends at home are just about to end their workday to start … Continue reading Mermaids away from home


They say an end can be a start

Funny how songs that you've known for a while change their meaning or the feeling they give you over time. I remember the moment I first listened to this song by Phoenix. It was on the soundtrack of "The Edukators" (German title: Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei). I was sixteen, I loved the movie and … Continue reading They say an end can be a start

Total Eclipse of the Heart

2016 was shit. Since the end of summer I felt like the weeks went by, but time stood still at the same time... if that makes any sense at all. To be fair, spring was still ok, only summer, autumn and winter were crap. But there were silver linings and with the end of this … Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Heart

In search of the Christmas glory

I’ve always loved wintertime. The cold, the sparkle of fresh snow, the sound when you walk on icy sidewalks. Baking cookies, having tea, reading books under a warm blanket. I just love it. Especially Christmas. This time of the year when you go home to see your family and friends to simply be together and … Continue reading In search of the Christmas glory