Applause! You made it to 40!


Thoughts about a new decade and getting 40 being a women.

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Flying during a pandemic

End of May 2020


The day has arrived! We had to do the unthinkable: take a transatlantic flight during a world wide pandemic. Wohoo!!! 

Nothing prepared me for this chaotic experience! 

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the heartbeat of nyc

Middle of April, New York City 2020


A parallel universe:

The streets … unusually calm, a bit eerie, spooky, so empty.

The hospitals … loud, stressed, fearful, chaotic. 

I’m sitting in our apartment feeling torn in between those two realities. What happened NYC?

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The rollercoaster bliss

Throwback to 2017


Moving abroad feels like riding a rollercoaster: before you go on you never really know what to expect, sometimes you get a thrill and sometimes you puke.


bye bye London

My Royal Love-Hate City 


Dear London,

we had a bumpy ride. And it took me a while to get comfortable with you. But then things changed and I was surprised that saying goodbye was so damn hard. Why?