a poem: winter wonder wind

The air is crisp the mornings are calmingly dark nature takes over the places deciding where and when and what is right There is a pleasant sensation brought by the wind preparing us emotionally to what is to welcome joyously all that embodies life to be lived claiming room for the mattering little wondrous things [...]

end-of-summer feel-good movies

Let's face it, summer 2017 is history. Fall or -- for those of you who are not completely ready to let go of the word "summer" yet -- Indian Summer has started. It's happening. Whereas I feared this seasonal change this year as for the German summertime lacking constant warm temperatures and therefore made this [...]

cologne lovebox — urban yoga festival

On a beautiful sunny Sunday (August 27th 2017), the urban yoga festival cologne lovebox took place at the Heliosgelände in Cologne's hip neighborhood Ehrenfeld. Outdoor flowing Vinyasa Yoga, great people, good food and a fun DIY stand created happy memories to add to my summer story 2017. A while ago, I yearned for another perfect [...]

A holistic approach to life — DIY summer inspo

Yes, I have had a two-weeks summer vacation in beautiful Los Angeles in June. But being back in Cologne with not so much of a consistent summer time, the weather got me feeling oh so blue. Since my return from California, I haven’t had two days in a row of warming sunshine, the rain and [...]

L. A. SUMMER LOVE – PALMS EDITION 

Majestic palms High up in the sunny blue sky Enjoying star like summer days And crystal like bright night stars The joys of L. A. summer love are countless Each moment to be treasured Each smile to be captured -your tiny woman in a giant world

A poem: spicy salty bittersweet

A plunge into the salty waters of an exciting new spot Sand tingling between your toes, massaging your feet as you get out Your left strap slipping off your shoulder revealing tan lines underneath Feelings of soundly relaxation reaching your all senses while you stretch it all out A spicy affair that evolves in foreign [...]

a magical Christmas tale

On Christmas Eve, Eddie McSquirrel is even more squirrelly than his usual self already is. Eddie is sitting at home - in their cozy tree trunk - and staring at the Christmas tree that he and his three siblings have happily decorated. Their home is located in Hyde Park, London. A beautiful place to live, [...]

a declaration of love & deep appreciation

Thanksgiving is already over. But let's just take a second and be thankful for our daily companion. The one companion that we look forward to the most when going to bed. It is the first thing that we think of in the morning. The only companion that keeps us walking out of bed when it is [...]