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My LDR story – Part III

Click here for part 1  and here for part 2! Two weeks of school have gone by and nothing has happened. We saw each other for hours every day and still he hardly looked at me, let alone exchanged a hi or something with me while I was the obsessive girl, waiting for something, anything. Four months till my departure, four months since our failed conversation. Time was running. I knew I couldn’t wait much longer or I’d go home with nothing. Since...

My LDR story – Part I

August 2011 My second week of school in Uruguay. One evening we went to the school’s observatory to look through the telescope at the stars and planets. Yes, I had astronomy classes – actually pretty awesome, but unfortunately my Spanish sucked back then so I understood nada. Students of my class and the parallel class stood crammed around the telescope in the dark room. I couldn’t understand what the teacher was talking about. Some classmates bothered to explain the most necessary details to me but they...

My long-distance relationship

I didn’t think of writing about my long-distance relationship when I started this blog three weeks ago. Then I realized that there are some blogs dedicated to this topic and it felt good knowing there were other people in the same situation as me who were being positive as well. So after asking my boyfriend if he’s okay with it I decided to write about our LDR, hoping that I can connect with my LDR-fellows. :) We got to know each other during...

little me eating durian

Countries I have called home

Since this blog is also about my experiences as a cosmopolitan (you can judge whether or not I can call myself one after reading this post) I thought a short biography would give you an overview of what my origins are and based on what experiences I’m writing. I was born in Singapore almost twenty years ago as the daughter of a Singaporean and a German. I lived there until 2003 and went to a German School, but I also spoke...