Berlin through an objective lens #3

It’s the time of the year to get festive. Therefore we had some friends over for a Christmas dinner and some of our favourite Londoners for NYE.

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A birthday surprise

Some pictures of my birthday weekend with the best boyfriend and family in the world!

A birthday surprise

I got the best birthday present I could have dreamed of. How it came to it however is a long story. Originally a friend from London wanted to visit, unfortunately the flights were so damn expensive, as my birthday fell on the second weekend of the mid term holiday, so she couldn’t afford it. These¬†were…

Where is home?

Wow, three months since my last post even though it happened a lot. I feel a bit guilty but in the same time I think I needed the break. After I’d left London I didn’t feel to well either, sadness and excitement overcame me. The two weeks in Berlin working for my host family flew…

Preparing for the wrench and another visitor

It is end of May and that means that I don’t have much time left until I have to leave London, my friends here and my lovely hostfamily. As they are already searching a new Au Pair to replace me it slowly occured to me that my time here is nearly over. Originally I would…

Coming and going

It started a time of welcomes and farewells. Two weeks ago a friend back from school visited London and on the last weekend my parents and a friend of them spent some days with us. Furthermore there is a friend coming in two weeks time, afterwards the Australian and me will visit Bristol and Germany…

London through an objective lens #5

Summer is coming and with it many visitors. On the first weekend of May a friend back from school stayed with us and the week after my parents and a friend of them spent some days in London. And the next guest is coming in two weeks time and May will nearly be over again!

Return, Reunion, Recovering

I already made the experience several times, that if I live in a city I hardly know anything about it. When I lived in Budapest for a year I visited the sights in the end with my parents, and last year in Munich I didn’t see any important monuments at all. And in London exactly…

Good things come to those who wait!

Well, another two weeks since Berlin are over and a lot had happend. I had my first visitors in London, some nice city trips and my first contact to native english speakers.   “The same procedure as last year, Miss Sophie?”… … “The same procedure as every year, James!”. This might only the Germans of…