Prix Goncourt des Lycéens 2005 un souvenir – Germain, Kaddour et Khadra

Il y a dix ans, deux années après mon arrivée en France, ma classe de français faisait partie du Prix Goncourt des Lycéens. En gros cela se traduisait par une lecture intense, surtout pour des lycéens. Il fallait lire un total de 12 livres en 6 semaines. Certains étaient faciles à lire, d’autres très lourds (par leur difficulté et leur poids). Nous avons rencontré des … Continue reading Prix Goncourt des Lycéens 2005 un souvenir – Germain, Kaddour et Khadra

Der erste Mai | The First of May | Le premier Mai

Schokoladen-Maikäfer lagen auf dem Buffet, sie waren unglaublich schön und groß. Wie gerne hätte ich bloß dort reingebissen, aber sie waren nicht für mich, sie waren für meine Uhrgroßmutter, die ihren Geburtstag feierte. Chocolate “Maibugs” (Melolontha) were on the buffet, they beautiful and big. I was longing to take a bite, but they were for my great-grandmother, who was celebrating her birthday. Des “Coléoptères de … Continue reading Der erste Mai | The First of May | Le premier Mai

W is for Wawel Castel – A to Z Challenge April 2015 | Wawel Schloss | Château du Wawel

I understood nothing, that was said or sung. I was not part of it. I knew that I was an outsider here. But here people weren’t here to judge others. I did not really fit in, but it felt ok to be there. It was still dark outside when we left home. When we arrived the day only started to dawn, slowly. We were almost late, … Continue reading W is for Wawel Castel – A to Z Challenge April 2015 | Wawel Schloss | Château du Wawel

A is for my Autobiography – A to Z Challenge April 2015 | Meine Autobiographie | Mon Autobiographie

Autobiographies tend to start in the beginning of the person’s life. I am German, and was born to German parents in Germany. I spend the first 12 years of my life there. From then on things get a bit “complicated”, four days before my 12th birthday we (my parents and my younger sister) moved to the U.S. With almost 15, we moved again, to France. … Continue reading A is for my Autobiography – A to Z Challenge April 2015 | Meine Autobiographie | Mon Autobiographie