Languages are great. I love them. I speak German, English, Swiss German, an alright French and a few words of Gaelic and Italian (really, only a few). I want to learn Spanish and Russian and maybe Dutch too. Now, I do not know when I will find time to learn all these languages (I could … More She’s more than a word to me
As children we grow up – mostly – in a world that is coloured in black and white. A person who steals is bad. A person who gives is good. Don’t kill people, that is bad. You may kill a pig and then eat it. That’s fine. Don’t neglect your partner, but your cat can … More Are you good, bad or simply human?
Everyone says that the time we spend at school will be the easiest of our lives. I have never been anywhere else, so I can’t agree nor deny that statement. But honestly, right now, I’m so sick of it. I finished school in Switzerland (9 years in total) and straight after we moved to Germany, … More Like Peter Pan – or Timmy Turner, but with rules and no elves 😦
People are so sadistic sometimes and they don’t even know it. They are so cruel, when it all seems so natural to them. Maybe it’s me – the pacifist vegetarian who forgives a wasp if it stings me (think about, it hurt for an hour, death is eternal) – but anyway, I find killing a … More I saved an insect today 🙂
Some people live in cities that never sleep. I live in a city that does sleep – a lot. The other weekend I was cycling home from a friend’s house around midnight. Except for some other people going home on the occasional bus and one drunk guy who just lay on a bench at the … More New to Dreieich (somewhere near Frankfurt Main, but not too close)
She stood there, stunned, staring at the sea, just silently watching. Who still did that these days? It was such a beautiful phenomena to be just silently amazed. No one needed words to describe amazement – simply because there there are none. She stood there for a long moment, a calm expression in her face. … More Silently watching
I know it’s been hard. I know I didn’t make it any easier for you. You entered my life as a friend of my fathers and soon you grew so close you’d eat with us every night. There wasn’t a day that went by without you, if I liked it or not. And right now, … More Dear Onion