Atomically Fired Up

I have read the reviews, listened to people’s opinions… and when all is said and done – I am a huge Atomic Blonde fan. The gore is dramatic, the fight scenes over-the-top, and the cater-lesbian scenes are ridiculous – but it just goes to show you just how entrancing a soundtrack can be. Because I…

The Most Normal Week (aka Best One Yet)

At first, I didn’t expect last week to live up to anything special. Nothing particularly stuck out, or at least in its totality, it was like any normal work week. But as I’m looking back now, I actually had a lovely couple of incidents. Who would have believed it (Hint: Not me) – that I…

A Retreat To Normalcy

After any long travel, my body always reminds me how important rest is. Correspondingly, I never seem to listen. Even though I arrived back from Cape Town only last Tuesday, I’ve felt this urge to be productive, go to the gym, attend yoga courses, meet new people, and do all of the things. And if…

Appreciating the Little Things

I’ve been having trouble writing recently. Actually, I’ve been having trouble getting my thoughts into any kind of sensible order. I’m at once so incredibly excited to move and start work, and that’s made me realise just how much I appreciate the little things here. Instead of looking ahead, trying to think about finishing school,…

Your Weekday Chicken & Broccoli Dish

It’s no surprise that chicken and broccoli are two of my favourite foods. In fact, I’d be shocked if I didn’t at least eat one of the two every couple of days. What’s not to like? You get protein and fiber without even trying. In this “normal” dish, I thought why not throw together something…

Add just a little sunshine

Magically whip up some blue sky, add in deviously sunny afternoons and you’ve got yourself Berlin in March. It’s not exactly what could be described as springtime, but as long as you wear something mildly warm: it suffices. The bits of sunshine make graduate school and nonstop life just a teensy bit better. Even now,…

Black Tea with Milk or… Coffee

When things get stressful, I want to sit down with a cup of tea. The slow mornings that sometimes turn into long sips of coffee and peanut butter toast are beginning to accomplish the same thing. Granted, I haven’t had many of these morning as of late. In a way, the ambition that I love…

New Years Start.. a teensy bit late

In the days after New Years, the gym is packed. Everyone is determined to complete their New Years resolutions: to be more active, more mindful and actually run a 5K. Usually I am one of those people in the gym, slightly irritated by the influx of new people always using the exact machine that I…

Caught From Around the Web

In lieu of anything especially exciting this week (minus my dad visiting… but I’ll get to that later), I’m doing a quick roundup of some of my favourite blog posts, recipes, and anything that I think you all might find interesting. Let me know if this is something you’re into and I’d be happy to…

It is cold in Berlin.

It is, as I said above, cold (really cold) in Berlin. Somehow, it has already hit 35/45 Fahrenheit temperatures, and it’s barely November! I can hardly believe it and I am in no way prepared for the wintertime! (i.e. did not bring a warm enough jacket) Otherwise, most of my week has been filled with…