From now on, this blog will be fed a little less regularly. I find it hard to resist that habit to blog everyday after having blogged 1287 times in almost three years (December 2012), but I want to spread my energy differently. :) See you soon here again. Von jetzt an wird dieser Blog etwas unregelmäßiger […]
Six days left to find a new home… Stress started to show in form of cracks at the corners of my mouth. A potential landlord sent an email saying “Sorry the decision was not easy, we had three candidates and made the decision by drawing lots. It wasn’t you.”
Living in other people’s homes is meeting its owners in a peculiar way. It can be confronting, at times, when having other people’s spiffing wedding pictures smile at you from the fridge door, when you are looking for milk.
For our new home we bought a second-hand German-brand fridge-frezer-combo. It was only three years old, the spider cobs in the back and the spots on the white surface we scrubbed off with vinegar and our special sage-smelling-powder – a magic bio-detergent that uses Volcano dust to clean without scraping. Some dark red tenacious stains in […]
«Sollen wir die Wohnung nehmen?» «Der Durchlauferhitzer ist echt ein Nachteil. Ich will nicht bei jeder Dusche denken: Da fliesst wieder ein Euro.»
The first week I moved into my new home I wasn’t used to the furniture. It all turned into obstacles that I bumped into.
Some years ago, when I was still a student, I had a housemate who relapsed into a heavy tooth brushing addiction.
Some years ago, when I was still a student, I moved in with my boyfriend. Living “together” was a first. It was his room, his stuff. Everything his. But as I needed space for myself, we decided that I would getmy own square meter. It was just enough space for a little cupboard with some […]
Our housemates had just moved in, when they told us the story that I would rather unhear, if I could. The story was about their last house that they didn’t only share with eight housemates but also with a big rat that came out of “the smelly cupboard that they never ever cleaned.” #Melbourne #my […]