ARCHIVES  January 2014

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sweets

What is it about Europe and sweets? Today, one day before the end of my cleanse, I had the biggest sweets craving in a long time. I guess I will have to extend my cleanse for a couple more days to make up for the sweets intake. How did the affair unfold? Super easy, I…

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the art of learning german II

German can be fun if you have the right attitude and the right teacher. Last week in Deutsch course I’ve made a huge breakthrough with two simple yet wise abbreviations. What do a dog and a princess being in love with a man have in common? Easy, they stand for common prepositions used alongside an…

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friday findings vii

I came across something that absolutely needs to be shared. So have you ever travelled somewhere wearing a piece of clothing that basically lets everyone know where you come from? No? Ok, well neither have I…. NOT! The truth is I like what I like, and I simply wear it! Here is a site that…

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oh what a world…

This week has been the first week in a long time that I actually felt motivated, busy and fully alert to all possibilities. These are the benefits I reap from my body gets used to my cleanse. My week started off with my regular Deutsch classes, which by the way are super helpful and I…

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friday findings vi

I am sometimes a fan of reading people’s horoscopes including mine. Years ago I found a super interesting, eloquently worded horoscope page that I have been following ever since. The writer is brilliant and I must say all predictions have been quite accurate and at times super humorous! The horoscope section belongs to a very…

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little renaissance town

In my previous Xmas post I mentioned that I will be writing about a town called Wasserburg in Bavaria. I am calling this town the ‘little renaissance town’ for obvious reasons. Please see photos. At my first glance walking towards the little town from the bridge it screamed out “old Italian architecture”, although with a…

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friday findings v

I caught myself the other day making a huge grammatical English mistake by rearranging a verb in a sentence which completely did not make any sense. Then I stopped, thought about it, and realized that learning German is spilling over into my English – oh my! It is with this mistake I begin to understand…

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dying from christmas… not

After a regime of eat, sleep, eat and sleep I think it’s time for my annual cleanse to take over and save me. Spending Christmas walking, greeting people and seeing the most marvelous corners of Bavaria does not mean that my body excuses the amounts of food and drinks I have dumped into it. In…