After all the background organizational stuff I’ve been doing, I finally worked my first shift as a volunteer welcoming new arrivals into Munich last night. Continue reading
What a day yesterday was! I’m still absolutely blown away by the wonderful things that happened.
What an evening this has been! This has to be one of my favourite “firsts” yet.
Although I’m back in Munich, I spent the evening in a beach bar! Complete with sand and sun loungers… Continue reading
Just a brief report on today’s “first” as I’m pretty knocked out from a hoooooot day and an amazing – and huge – dinner…
I have no idea why I didn’t do this before, but never mind, I’ve done it now: joined the Munich library.
Today’s “first” is that I did some voluntary interpreting in a situation that was new to me. The interpreting itself doesn’t matter too much, suffice to say that it was at a public authority and under circumstances I’d never experienced before. A purely bureaucratic matter and nothing spectacular as such.
In face of today’s news of about 700 people drowning when the boat on which they were trying to reach Europe capsized, I decided not to tell you about something as irrelevant as my “first” today. How can the European Union, the World, how can we just look on as hundreds of people are dying while trying to reach safety from war, famine or persecution? I cannot believe the world we are living in. Continue reading
Today’s only a quick one as I’m currently suffering from my first migraine since having a baby (the two don’t go together very well).
After a few rather unspectacular “firsts” lately, I did something pretty cool today.