The word 'half' is pretty interesting. Apparently, it can depict whether someone is optimistic, and he/she would say the cup is half full. On the other hand, a pessimist would say that the cup is half empty. These two phrases contain words that are complete opposites. But in the end, the meaning of the whole phrase… Continue reading ½
18. When you turn 18, everything seems to change. You're officially an adult in the eyes of the law, you won't need parental consent on anything anymore, you're officially your own person. On the 9th of August of the year 2017, I reached this milestone. Furthermore, this birthday was my first time spending it on… Continue reading Eighteen
In the middle of an AFS student's exchange period, they would have a weekend away to catch up and see how things are going with everyone. Some may call it an AFS weekend, but we in Germany call it camp. And it was that time for me, where I have reached the middle of my… Continue reading Halbzeit Camp
It has been 100 days since I've left home for a life-changing adventure. 100 days since I set foot on German ground. 100 Days since I've had my comfort zone all around me. 100 consecutive mornings I've waken up not being in my own bed. 99 nights not sleeping in my own room. This is… Continue reading 100th
Had a sleepover at a ex-teacher's place, had some fun and got to know more of the classmates. But I was also reminded of the dangers of drinking.