Monthly Archives: March 2011

Six Months On

Six months ago I arrived in Hamburg with just a suitcase.  I didn’t know a single person here.  I was an emotional wreck, still reeling from the end of a 10 year relationship. I was underweight from hardly eating in … Continue reading

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Die Alster in März

In Germany it is traditional to go on a Sunday afternoon walk, so yesterday since it was such a gorgeous day, I grabbed my camera and joined the rest of Hamburg for a Sunday afternoon stroll along the Alster. The … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Follies Of Youth

Last night was supposed to be a quiet night.  Just drinks with friends to celebrate Tessa’s birthday.  I didn’t expect to end up on the Reeperbahn, Hamburg’s red light and party district at 3am.  Nor did I expect to find … Continue reading

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Does Living In A Non-English Speaking Country Change The Way You Speak English?

Having lived in Germany for almost six months and spending most of my time speaking English to non-native English speakers I have found that the way I structure my sentences and the words I choose has changed dramatically.  It sometimes … Continue reading

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Food Glorious Food

Question from Texasborncologne: Do you have a favorite food you’ve found since moving here?  A most hated?? Before I was born, my parents did the expat thing, living and working in both England and Switzerland.  So as a kid, I … Continue reading

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A Love Letter To Hamburg

Question from San: What do you like and what do you hate about your life in Germany and how is it different from your home country? Dear Hamburg, Ich liebe dich! I love your tree lined streets and your many … Continue reading

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Romantic Love & Daylight

Question from Sanity is Knocking: Any romantic love interest flying your way, as in someone you’d like to be more than just a friend? How are you doing with the less daylight issue? Do you have daylight savings time over … Continue reading

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