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My time in Barcelona – getting settled in

Balance… and overcoming fear, that’s what this is all about.. After two weeks of cleaning, opening boxes, placing and re-arranging the same furniture the very next day, drilling holes, slamming nails in the wall and clean the place (all over again), I’m settled in. The apartment looks amazing, and after the plant shopping last week, an intense jasmine smell fills up my home. All in all it truly feels like home. My own 60m3 of home, because down the stairs,...

How to create a wave of kindness

I spend my evening with my grandparents, these are the kind of evenings that always turn out to be more valuable than expected. They could very well be the only people that have never judged me or my sister and that will shower us with love unconditionally. I’m not saying they are perfect, like all grandmothers mine too lets me know I don’t visit or call enough. We talked about society, values, upbringing, the past, the future and time itself....

Take off

After a stop-over in Madrid to catch up with some friends, I transferred onto a not-so-luxurious airplane, in which I would remain for the next 14 hours straight. Thankfully I spend 8 of those hours fast asleep. I love the fact that I can practice this hobby of mine everywhere and always! When we descended down through the clouds to land in the enormous capital of Lima, I enjoyed the beautiful view of the sun rising through the thick and...

Twenty-nine-and-one-day, a moment of reflection:

This year of my life started of difficult: my relationship did not bring either of us what we were looking for and with pain in our hearts, we decided to follow our own paths. Quickly after that I felt myself motivated to again build my own foundations in this life and to refuel creative ideas, new and old. It was a turbulent time, with tears of joy but also of sadness. I learned how to let something go that I’d...