Hogwarts goes Hobart

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Hi, I’m Cosima, and this is my first own Blogpost. As most of you probably know I am the youngest daughter in the family and here in Hobart I am a Year 10 student at The Friends’ School. Orientation day is a very exciting and nerve-racking day for me since the only human contact I’ve had was for months basically … Read More

Merry Christmas!

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Due to rather dismal internet connections in New Zealand and a lack of time since we have arrived in Australia we are sad to say that we are running a bit behind in our blog posts. Meanwhile we’ve arrived in Hobart where we will reside for the next six months and Pia and Cosima will go to school until July. … Read More

Upsy-daisy here I come!

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Looking back, the days before my departure from Hobart are a bit of a blur consisting of the following: 1. Packing for New Zealand. This required a balance between as little as possible and enough of the necessary. During our last Skype call Mama & Papa had sounded concerned about fitting everything into a camper for 24 days. I remember … Read More

Aloha

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Now we’re actually on the road. I’m sitting on the Lanai (Veranda) of our rental home on Big Island/Hawaii listening to the sound of the sea close by. The starry sky above seems like straight from the pages of a storybook. Twentyfive degrees (Celsius) feelgood temperature. A cold beer beside me. Does it get any better? I’ve been dreaming of this … Read More

up & away finally

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On my way home from the last day of work I actually thought to be spending the three weeks till our departure either swimming in the nearby lake or on some nice hiking trips. Which in the end turned out to be completely wrong. Not only was there hardly a day without rain but also lots and lots of tasks to … Read More