Liebster Award 2018

Hello everyone! First off, I want to thank Sophie for nominating me for the Liebster Award! Thanks so much! Sophie is a lovely girl and you should definitely go and check out her blog (she’s also got some great makeup tips for you!). I feel very privileged and thankful for this as it’s also my…

Why I love where I’m from

Am I alone in saying that in my teenage years I was obsessed and utterly in love with any other city than my own? In my case this city was London. I suppose it was more or less because I’ve always loved the English language, specifically British English, to the extent that I now study…

I was there.

I was there. On Saturday afternoon on the 13th of January, according to the organizers around 70,000 people joined the so far biggest protest against the conservative and far-right government in Austria. Organisers called this protest the “New Year Reception”. I was there, too. I participated because I wanted to take a stand against right-wing populism, racism,…

and I could see for miles, miles, miles.

Imagine walking up a hill. It’s exhausting and you’re focused on making it to the top as quickly as possible so that you can finally relax and enjoy the view – after all this is why you decided to do that hike for in the first place. Now imagine stopping in the middle of your…

“WHERE IS THE LOVE?”

‘But if you only have love for your own race Then you only leave space to discriminate And to discriminate only generates hate And when you hate then you’re bound to get irate’ Recently I had a discussion about the One Love Concert in Manchester. I know the concert took place back in May already,…

a letter to my younger self.

Dear 15-year-old me, you won’t believe what I’m about to tell you. You know how you always wanted to become a teacher? Or how you hated being so shit at maths, sometimes thinking you were stupid? Or how everyone is telling you how shy and quiet you are? Well, guess what: You’re now 22, at…

Der Mensch ist dazu verurteilt, frei zu sein: Jean Paul Sartre.

“Wenn du Authentizität um der Authentizität willen suchst, bist Du nicht mehr authentisch.”  Springen wir sofort, ohne große Einleitung, in Sartres Welt. Überlegt euch vielleicht, bevor ihr weiterlest, was ihr unter Authentizität versteht.