Tagged: passion

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Wie Sagt Man ‘Honeymoon’ auf Deutsch?

Roll with the punches and with the tides. Float on the water, like a butterfly. Could be a poem, wait, make it an epic. Not on the list yet, but that’s the plan, heroic. Things will get harder once the honeymoon phase wanes. Reality sets in. I’m a foreigner, an outsider with limited communication skills. It will take a lot of work to connect with the people around me and become a part of the stadt. I’m hitting it with everything I got. And when it is all said and done, perhaps I can look back in blissful awe at my metamorphosis.

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Australian assimilation status: in progress

Another day, another double-take when I hear the way a familiar word is pronounced unfamiliarly here. This time, it was the sportswear brand: Adidas. I’ve always said it: Uhh-dee-dus. Wrong. Here it is...