my first first-author paper got accepted a few weeks ago and published this week. I’m still waiting for a response to my second paper after resubmitting with revisions. And the third paper is being written right now.
Edinburgh still felt so familiar, like I had never left. I was happy to hear English all around me but have to admit I missed the German too. Edinburgh is such a great city with so many people from so many places, beautiful old buildings, not half as modern as my area in Oldenburg. Old in a cosy way. Catching sight of Arthur’s Seat and walking around campus and familiar areas, I felt reassured. Pleasant nostalgia.
What a night! 6 hours of bliss, music and being taken to different parts of the world and planes of ecstacy. I´m still high! And it was better than any club or party where everyone is listening to a stereo because everyone was part of the music, the group was familiar, fresh and spirited! The enjoyment was of and from a more personal part of each musician there.
When I was 7 and I was about to fly to Australia, I told my grandparents that I will bring some clouds back with me for them. I thought we could reach out of the plane windows to catch some in a little bag and bring it down to earth. Flying through clouds the first … [Read more…]