These heavy boots are not made for walking – meeting Oskar Schell …

These heavy boots are not made for walking – meeting Oskar Schell …

I mentioned it before, Wonderguy gave me Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer as another part of our ongoing series "Goin' to New York". At first I was skeptical because I fear the child protagonist: many authors I read (Brothers Grimm, anyone?) use child characters to teach their readers a lesson, and the last [...]

New Hope or: the road to hell is paved with good intentions …

New Hope or: the road to hell is paved with good intentions …

Now this entry sounds way more dramatic than it actually is. Fact is, I didn’t work ‘that much’ on my thesis or academic ventures since returning from London last May. For one thing, wonderguy and I moved in together shortly afterwards and there was a lot to organize and do for weeks afterwards; secondly, I [...]

Shame on me: an update on how I blame everything that doesn’t work on my bullet journal…

Shame on me: an update on how I blame everything that doesn’t work on my bullet journal…

Long time no see, again - an update on how I blame everything on my bullet journal... So for months now I regularly thought about what I could probably blog about. I even had a few ideas – quite a few at times – usually when I had nothing with me to take some notes [...]