Getaway? But I just got here! Here, in this case, refers to Singapore, where I will be spending two months as part of my communications traineeship. And I had been “here” for not even a week, when my new colleague and roommate Anna dragged me off to this little Indonesian island just off the Singaporean coast.
So on the way to Copenhagen, I managed to slip in another visit to Kiel, where I would meet up with Jana (the best biking companion ever) to set out on our next big adventure.
So… there was mostly travel here, lately, and barely any food. But I am about to change that right now! Here is a recipe for my all time favorite cake.
Almost exactly one year ago, my appendix suddenly became inflamed – as it so happens – and I had to undergo my first surgery. This is another long and highly personal post about my experience and the wonderful people, who were there for me. Beware of body fluids.
One of the reasons I was so busy recently, is the two-week advanced training course for PR trainees I am currently doing at the established journalism school Haus Busch in Hagen. But there was some fun to be had, too. For example, during the photography training session with freelance photographer Jürgen Theobald.
I had an eventful winter, because I moved to a different city and got a new job. But I still managed to read a bit! So here’s another reading list compiled mainly of books I have read and some books that I haven’t. Peppered with springtime imagery.
Not only are my friends absolutely great people, they have many other great friends. And that’s how I met Becky, his wife Sarah, and Anette, who have all moved to Kiel at some point. I went to Kiel once before with Jana. We didn’t get to see much of the city then, because it was summer and the weather was nice, so we granted ourselves a day at the beach. Then Becky graciously invited me again and I jumped on a bus and went way, way up North.