My first A to Z Challenge – Reflections Post

April is over, 30 days that went by in a flash! There is more than one reason for that: April was a beautiful month, we had summer weather most of the time. | During April I worked quite a bit more than in the previous months. | And of course there was the A to Z Challenge!  I had so much fun with the A to … Continue reading My first A to Z Challenge – Reflections Post

Z is for Zookeeper – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Jack gave some lettuce to the old turtle, what a wise and gentle fellow, apparently he was close to one hundred years in age. What wouldn’t he give to be able to talk to these zoo animals? For two weeks now, Jack was working as a Zookeeper. To his parents’ shock, he had decided to quit his well payed job in a law firm and … Continue reading Z is for Zookeeper – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Y is for Yawn – A to Z Challenge 2015

“Yawning is contagious, others will automatically join in”, this might not be the exact quote, but I remember reading about yawning with my ESL (English as a second language) teacher in middle school. She always made me read strange texts to provide me with diverse vocabulary. I recall a few of them.

One day we read the said text on yawning, we had a lot of fun with it an laughed a lot. The text ended with a task, we were meant to say the word “yawn” out loud five times and see what happens, we even said it in German, I don’t think that this made us yawn. Continue reading “Y is for Yawn – A to Z Challenge 2015”

X is for Xenophobia – A to Z Challenge April 2015

Oh what a horrible thing Xenophobia! According to wikipedia, Xenophobia is the unreasonable fear of what is perceived to be foreign or strange. Even in our, now, very advanced and open mind-set, xenophobia still exists. People who move to a foreign country or even visit one can at times be confronted with it, and that is never fun and it can HURT a lot. Sometimes people get … Continue reading X is for Xenophobia – A to Z Challenge April 2015