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Hello world, yet again!

I’m back! Sorta… It’s been more than a year since my last post and I can tell you, a lot has changed since I last wrote something on here. Given everything else that was going on in my life, the blog definitely felt less of a priority. Well for one, I officially completed my Masters in Geography at Ankara University, although I still don’t have a certificate to prove it yet. I really hope that the administration of the university will come through soon with that. I handed in my Master’s thesis at the end of July and successfully defended it in the beginning of August. A week later, I was flying back home, to get married! Continue reading Hello world, yet again!


Slow venture into Nuremberg

If I had to describe Nuremberg, I’d say it’s a little fairytale-like town with a Thai restaurant and an Irish pub at every corner. One could say it was perfect with the winter wonderland cast around but snow and I don’t go very well together. My non-snow-proof shoes – I was being optimistic about it not snowing at all – made it hard to explore the city properly (probably my constant moaning too, poor PC) as well as my limited ability to walk in snow but I didn’t fall, so I give myself that at least. In my defense, I am from the tropics: I deal better with sand than with snow.

Winter Wonderland in Nuremberg
Winter Wonderland in Nuremberg

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“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife….” (Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen)

In my case, it is a truth acknowledged in my family, that a single woman of a certain age, regardless of her good fortune or not, must be in want of a husband. Despite my plans to stay in Turkey for summer, I ended up going back home to Mauritius due to some unexpected circumstances. You never quite realise how much you miss home until the time you’re actually back and getting spoiled by everyone. My family – when I say family, I’m including everyone up to the fifth cousin once removed – is however one of those things in life that is best in small doses.

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