A warm summer night at Camden Town


We have a book. The chapters of which are waiting to be filled. Happy, sad, funny, interesting… Regardless. What matters is that we have started this journey together with only the most heartfelt hope and resolve for our story to last.   I remember our first meeting. Peering through the window at the fourth floor where my apartment was, I…

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Galway Kinnell: Wait


  It is true that there is some romance in waiting. But it’s also true that there is an unfathomable anguish in it. THE WAIT. I am reminded that things don’t move along when and how I want it. Because there is a natural flow. There is an order or chaos or inaction to how things happen. And I have…

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A breather


All of the days preceding this week went by on a dizzying frenzy. It was a get up and get moving rhythm with barely a time to relish my mornings. So this week’s break from class is a welcome pause. I’d now have some time in my hands to do as I please, namely: watch a cooking show while sipping…

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A1 Deutsch marathon is on!


We’re almost through the first week of the Super Intensive A1 course at Goethe. Chuckle you might, but it lived up to every bit of its name. First week in and we already have a long test this Friday which will cover introductions and basic conjugations that we have so far learned. As it stands, my workplace is only a few…

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