Day 90- Sinterklaas

The last week, me and my sister were alone at home for most of the time since our mother and brother were both out of the country. My sisters god mother came to take care of us for two days and she reminded me of my grandma so much. She made delicious pumpkin soup which…

Regenerating Rhymes

So I sent in an entry for a competition where you get a sonnet which has ever alternate line missing and you have to complete it with your own words. This was the original sonnet I received: In Spring See how the trees and the osiers lithe  Are green bedecked and the woods are blithe,…

Day 84- Around town 

School today was actually pretty good. Typical and boring at times but good nonetheless. I think I’m getting used to the weather but that’s probably because it’s increased into the double digits for some weird reason. By the way, completely random fact: They don’t have QWERTY Keyboards here, which basically means I can’t type properly…

Day 76 – A day in school

As I write this, I am sitting in the computer class during French lesson. I am still wet from this morning’s rain, have a mild headache and am utterly groggy. This is normal. Everyone here is multilingual. I have found myself in a situation where people were talking about their favorite German words in dutch,…

Day 67- Alicante

So, in my last two days in Spain. I visited the town of Alicante.  The life is Spain seems like a dreamland. Everything is slow and easygoing. The sun comes out and pours love into the ocean spurting out beautiful shades of blue while all humans try to grasp and roll is the beauty it…

Day 61- Spain

Hello everyone. Last Wednesday, our school took us to meet and talk to a Syrian Refugee. To tell you the truth, I’ve always wanted to learn more about pain. I believe that the lessons you can learn from even hearing about the pain someone has been through can move mountains. It’s a part of the…