One year of blogging

Today, exactly one year ago, I uploaded my very first blogpost and decided to talk to strangers on the streets. A year in which a lot has changed. In my personal life as well as on the blog. New categories, new themes, a new design, even a new domain. The blog has grown, has gained... Continue Reading →

The fight for life

  About 2 weeks ago, during my last week in New York, I made a meeting that is definitely worth to be shared here. No joyful meeting and certainly no one I would forget so quickly. As usual, I reached the Grand Central and headed for the subway station so I could continue to the... Continue Reading →

Crazy about Socks…

Socks - a topic you can discuss on for hours. Some think it is totally fine to give somebody socks for Christmas or birthday. Some might say this is a NO GO. Some people do not care whether they wear a pair of different socks, or whether their socks fit to their outfits or not.... Continue Reading →

9.203,60 Kilometers

Hamburg and Bogota are 9.203,60 kilometers away from each other. So are Julius and his girlfriend Isabella. Because the two have been in a long-distance relationship for 4 years now. When I wanted to pick up my boyfriend from Hamburg airport on Thursday evening, I noticed a nervous young man next to me. He could... Continue Reading →

A Spark of Hope

Sometimes we make wrong decisions in life. This does not mean that these decisions are bad. Sometimes these decisions lead us to the right place. That's what Marc also showed me. When I was on my way to work, far too early, I decided to drink a coffee at Starbucks. It was relatively crowded and... Continue Reading →

Bottles to America

When I was standing at the ┬átrain station a few days ago, waiting for the suburban train, I watched an old man, about 70 years old. He was well dressed and had a friendly expression on his face - he reminded me of my grandpa. The man glowed into the trash cans on the platform,... Continue Reading →

Dear Mr. Obama!

This is my personal thanks to the probably coolest President in the history of the United States of America - Mr. Barack Obama! Thank you for letting us believe in ourselves. Thank you for being so down-to-earth in all these years. Thank you for showing us that you are also just a human being. Thanks... Continue Reading →

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