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Post triggered by sleeping puppy

It’s five thirty in the morning. The thermometer outside, the one that kept me awake entire nights not willing to move from 32 and more degrees at night, now shows 9 degrees. I have messages in my mailbox from my … Continue reading

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Status Update – For better or worse, in sickness and in health

There is something about the light in Lisbon, especially on the river. I don’t know what it is. Something about the light, and something about the air – both the wind and the smell of it. I have had two … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for

So habe ich noch nie gefühlt. Er ist es. Ich will ihn heiraten. Ich will mit ihm bei IKEA einen riesigen Esstisch kaufen. Er hat die nötige Ruhe, um der Vater meiner Kinder zu sein. Er merkt sich, was ich … Continue reading

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The Boyfriend

During the last couple of days I have been thinking a lot about relationships, couples and love. Actually I have been heavily depressed and begrudging. During my six years of being single there have been different phases during which I … Continue reading

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L’Auberge Espagnole Loco

So today finally I caught a glimpse of my old German soul – welcome back, dear friend. Somehow also nice to know some things do not change. I am quite tense these days, having decided to stay here in Lisbon … Continue reading

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The Bridge

I think there are many different reasons why you fall for someone – looks, humour, or, as scientists also want us to believe, their smell. Initial attraction may well be based on looks almost exclusively, but I think the falling … Continue reading

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Eating Fish – An egoistic capitulation before my own self

This post is not easy for me to write because it means reporting something about myself I am not really proud of and am currently trying to come to terms with. I can however say that I am quite happy … Continue reading

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