Philippines: Just Being Home

I don’t know where to begin. Spending almost two weeks in the Philippines has been more productive than eventful. I wouldn’t even consider this a travel post because it’s not. Most of my activities consisted of catching up with friends and family – nevertheless a holiday well spent. It started off with the trip to Taal Volcano […]

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Choice of furniture & growing up

I’m in love with my new Secretary! Wow, that sounded a bit wrong but by secretary, I don’t mean an “administrative assistant” but a piece of furniture called a secretary.     So what is a Secretary? It’s like a commode with a pull-out desk. It’s practical for people who don’t have much space at home and, most […]

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What Berlin has done to me so far

“Maybe that’s the best part of going away for a vacation – coming home again.” – Madeleine L’Engle Months before we even came up with the plan to move to Berlin, we have planned our vacation first. It’s the one that I refer to as the Donauwelle (lit. Danube wave), because we are going to three cities along […]

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