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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,...

Living room adventures

Talking to my own family is hard for me at times. Especially when it’s a couple of them together talking in the way that they are used to talking to each other; most things covered in a thin vale of negativity. Sometimes they scare me with their preconceptions and lack of compassion and knowledge about other countries, other cultures, other communities on our earth. At those times I need to remind myself how privileged I am to have seen so...

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...