Barcelona was my last big trip in Spain while in Erasmus. It was the place I wanted to visit the most and I couldn't wait. Unfortunately, I did get very sick just before the trip - the seasonal flu had got me a bit earlier that year, just towards the end of October. I pushed … Continue reading Erasmus Experiences: getting inspired by Barcelona (2012)
I continue to be a mad woman in all senses of the word mad. You may call me angry, you may call me crazy, hysterical. I do not care. Today I am mad because instead of seeing white women admitting to benefitting from white privilege, I see them falling victims of white fragility, excluding themselves … Continue reading It’s International Women’s Day and I am mad
I deeply dislike these days between Christmas and New Year's Eve. I can say I do detest NYE, to the point I don't even celebrate it most times, and try to think it's just a night like any other. But this is just pretending. There is no way for us not to think of the … Continue reading Highlights of 2021 – what a strange year
Christmas Eve is here and with it the end of my 10 days Blogmas! If you celebrate Christmas, I hope you have a wonderful time, if not, I still hope you do. Tonight, a feast awaits me and here is the desserts table... looks good, right? We have some more biscuits baking in the oven... … Continue reading 10/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Merry Christmas!
I find it incredibly interesting how so many countries celebrating the same event do it so differently. From the food that is put on the table, to when it's actually celebrated and the kind of decorations people put out for this time of the year. Traditions also vary from region to region, even in such … Continue reading 9/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – How we celebrate Christmas in Portugal￼