Period – P- A to Z Challenge 2019

The number of times I had my period in the last 6 years can be counted on my fingers. And no, I am not past menopause or taking hormones. My period stayed away due to 2 pregnancies and a lot of breastfeeding. After almost 3 years of no period, I started menstruating again last month. … Continue reading Period – P- A to Z Challenge 2019

Omnipresent – O – A to Z Challenge 2019

The images couldn't leave her mind. They would not leave her alone. However hard she tried to forget the atrocities she had seen during her childhood. During the warfare in her country of birth. The streaming blood, the grey and cold limbs covered in dust. Where always there. Haunting her. She rearranged the flowers. It … Continue reading Omnipresent – O – A to Z Challenge 2019

Notre-Dame – N – A to Z Challenge 2019

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In August 2003, my family returned to Europe after having lived for 3 years in the US. We didn't return to Germany but continued our expat adventure in France. Never before had I been in Paris or in France. We were living in the suburbs and Paris quickly became our weekend destination. I think it … Continue reading Notre-Dame – N – A to Z Challenge 2019

Michelle Obama – M – A to Z Challenge

When Barack Obama was President of the USA, I didn't pay much attention to American politics. Okay, I was studying politics, but I danced around US politics and electoral matters in general. I thrived on topics such as political thought, international relations, the EU, but I wasn't interested in how people voted. Because back then … Continue reading Michelle Obama – M – A to Z Challenge