August 19, 2022
“QUESTION IS, DO YOU EAT FISH AT ALL?”
Auma Obama states rhetorically in one of her lectures and questions this sentence: “We teach people to fish instead of giving them fish”. It’s not an […]
August 19, 2022
“What sort of assortment…?”.
My sister wondered when she visited us for the first time and we were in the supermarket together. She was overwhelmed. I was too at the […]
August 19, 2022
“Gosh, you have problems here.”
Admittedly, some problems were not known to me when I was new here. Admittedly, I also made this statement at the time. “Man, you have problems.” […]
August 19, 2022
“LOOK, THERE’S A SHEEP”
Said a kid in a shoe store the other day, pointing a finger at me. A child proud of finally finding something interesting in the shoe […]
August 19, 2022
“ALL FORBIDDEN
.. which is not expressly permitted” or “Is everything allowed that is not expressly forbidden?” If you are new to Germany, you will ask yourself at […]
July 20, 2022
“WHAT DO I WEAR?”
Isn’t it wonderful that we always ask ourselves this question, whether we have a lot of money or not? In my lectures, I always tell a […]
July 20, 2022
“IF I MADE IT…
…I will stand up for those who are disadvantaged in the allocation of housing”. “I will only rent my apartments to those who have fewer opportunities.” […]
July 20, 2022
“HAVE YOU AN APPOINTMENT?”
I can still remember the culture shock for us young students in Germany. Always this question: whether you go to the international office, the insurance office, […]
January 30, 2022
“MRS OMONDI, NOW I HAVE TO TELL YOU SOMETHING…”
I remember it very well. The first time someone looked at me seriously in Switzerland. Meanwhile, he makes sure no one else was around to tell me after […]
January 9, 2022
“DO YOU HAVE A PLAN?”
Do you sometimes have the feeling that films and media are one-sided? First off, I love movies. My family too. Most of the films we watch […]
January 9, 2022
“WHY DON’T WE START WITH SUNDAY TODAY?”
I love how kids keep waking me up. When my son was still in kindergarten, one day he just wanted to stay at home. He didn’t […]
January 9, 2022
BEING DIFFERENT AND REJECTIONS – How can a professional approach succeed?
You are unique. You’re different. That’s great. However, being different can sometimes be challenging. This doesn’t just refer to the physical characteristics, but maybe because you are very […]