Blogmas Day 12: Merry Christmas!

Blogmas Day 12: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

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What if things go differently? | Dealing with plot twists in life.

What if things go differently? | Dealing with plot twists in life.

“Life happens while you’re busy making other plans.” It is a quote that I can only wholeheartedly agree with. Often, things don’t go the way you planned or expected them to go. Things happen sooner or later than expected, or maybe they don’t happen at all. Plans sometimes make way for disappointments, surprising twists or unusual plot twists. Also, in my life, I have had to deal with bears on the road and unplanned plan changes. Sometimes, those changes are beautiful, sometimes not at all.

How do you deal with things when things are different than expected?

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Time to get cozy!

Time to get cozy!

With leaves turning golden, nights drawing in and fires being lit, autumn is the perfect time to settle down in a comfy chair with some poetry and a nice cup of tea for company. Here is a selection of my favourite poems about what John Keats called the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, by classic and contemporary poets.

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The End of an Adventure

There’s nothing more exciting than landing in a new city, your head swirling with anticipation, ideas and recommendations.

On June 7th, 2015, I, therefore, decided to pack my bags and travel to Lisbon, Portugal, and start a new life, a new job and leave behind the Netherlands. Only 11 months later, I decided to move again and continue my journey towards Dublin, Ireland, where I’ve spent 3 years, 3 months and 11 days of my life. I had my ups and downs, but all in all, I’ve learned to love the country, the people and the friends I’ve made along the way.

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