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So, I went to Italy. . .

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Rome, to be specific, and it was pretty awesome. No, I’m not catholic and no I didn’t go see the pope. But I did see ruins and old buildings that are more ancient than well… dirt. And some pretty cool scenery, an ice bar, some people from Paris tripping off molly. Got a sore throat I’m still recovering from, learned some even more ridiculous ways Ryanair may rip you off and crossed another country off of my bucket list.

Check out the SITES:

Midnight in Rome

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Colosseum

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The Trevi FountainImage

But most importantly got to see my brother who I haven’t seen since February! 

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My trip went well, at least I think so…

OH AND DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT MY SHORT STORIES! AT The Personnes Noires 

  

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I went to London on the Weekend of the 14th of March…

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This is how it went:

As you probably have noticed by now I am studying abroad in Mannheim, Germany for this semester. My only regret? Not deciding to stay longer, but it has given me hope into furthering my education in Europe (where I won’t have to sell a kidney to do so). Anyway, because I am an economics student and the work here is unbelievably intense at times I haven’t had much free time so the minute I got the chance to I went somewhere. I chose London as my first stop on my European adventure, and even though circumstances had it that I went I alone. I wouldn’t have it any other way it was wonderful! I saw so many things met some really amazing people and stayed in a world class hostel. seriously I’ve heard horror stories about hostels, but look at this place!

-> Honestly I took hundreds of photos here are a few of them though. You can check out my Facebook for the rest !

 

 

TOWER BRIDGE:

 

ON THE TUBE:

 

OXFORD STREET, WHICH IS LIKE THE MECCA OF SHOPPING

 

RAINY COSMOPOLITAN LOOKING STREET IN LONDON

PICCADILLY CIRCUS 

BIG BEN: instagrammed out the bad weather…

 

LONDON EYE:

Update: Just so you know…

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So I have moved to Germany, I’ve been living in Mannheim for about 3 weeks now, I’m sorry I haven’t updated this page it’s just that most of my energy has been channeled into my other blog The Personnes Noires so in a way I have neglected this blog 😦

[my bad].

I don’t mean to it’s just that coming here to study for a few months, having to learn a new language , and way of learning has taken up more of my time than I’d like to admit.

I’d love to be able to travel a bit more while I’m here, I just need to free up a bit of my time… but until then I have some pretty cool pictures that I’ve taken of Mannheim, Germany so far [SEE BELOW] And check out my blog, my stories are pretty awesome 😉

Lovely church near my FLAT.

 

 

 

My first bottle of wine here, it was crazy cheap like 2 euros, which was awesome.

 

 

That Church again…. but a night and a bit closer.

 

Turkish Food, Donerteller, I love it… literally was just eating some.

 

 

 

Super cool street art near my flat, more to come.

 

 

 

 

This is me pretending like I have money. It’s great. Hah!

 

This is the Tram stop… There’s a little cafe close by called : Cafe Prag, awesome coffee

 

 

 

 

I’m honestly not sure what this building is but I intend to find out….

 

I live on this street 🙂

 

 

Close by where most of my classes are held.

 

 

This is the ICE, Deutsch Bahn train …. this was taken at the Frankfurt airport before my arrival in Mannheim.

 

 

 

 

MORE TO COME. WHEN I HAVE SOME TIME. AND I MAY JUST EVEN MAKE A VIDEO ABOUT CULTURAL OBSERVATIONS.

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I had never felt worse my entire life and it was almost inevitable. I felt my life slipping away from me. All I could think was that I wanted to see my child’s face before I closed my eyes, I whispered my wish, the nurse standing next to me nodded lightly and obliged…

I looked at who was, until this miracle came, the only person I loved in life so much that it hurt. His eyes were fearful as he began to walk toward me, everything seemed so slow. I knew he knew, and all I wanted to do was be strong and be there for them but I knew that wasn’t possible anymore. They brought the baby swaddled  in a light colored blanket. I was surprised that his eyes were so big, wide open staring into my face. I took him from her in my arms and he felt so heavy, that’s when I really knew I didn’t have time. Nathan leaned over and kissed me lightly and I smiled at how great that felt, and how amazing that moment was and it hit me suddlenly that I would have no more moments like this…

And as the regret and sadness began to set in I felt myself going, I wrapped his little hand around my finger and I looked up at Nathan and I knew that they were going to be fine without me, I felt peaceful, as I watched his tears stream. The nurse took him from my arms, I smiled at my baby boy at my hysterical husband. He reached for me as  my eyes closed, and I desperately wanted to reach back, but I couldn’t. I wan’t sad because even if I wanted to be, the peace that fell over me wouldn’t allow it. So I succumbed. And just like that I was gone.

Going… [short story]