August 10, 2020

My name is not that hard

It seems these days that every single week, someone spells my name incorrectly. It’s actually quite incredible, especially since the majority of them are writing to me on Facebook or email, where my name is clearly there.

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August 3, 2020

Back in Berlin

(Written during my two weeks back in Berlin, after four months away.) I actually forgot the sound of sirens, til one blasted right past our apartment at midnight.

July 8, 2020

Men and their shirts

I feel like a prude saying it, but I hate it when I see men with their shirts off in public. It doesn’t make me look at them or admire their potentially good bodies, but it reminds me of the inequality and injustice between men and women. It reminds me that I can’t just simply […]

February 15, 2020

Accidental farmer

I’ve had a lot of people tell me that it is their dream to live on a farm and grow their own vegetables. I may be ‘living the dream’ but it was never my dream. I sort of just fell into this life.

February 6, 2020

Life at 30 – the most important things I’ve learnt so far

A while back, I started writing some brief thoughts about various topics I find important to discuss. I would start writing but never felt happy enough with the results to finish. It’s so hard to express everything you feel about a certain subject in a few short sentences. The eve of my 31st birthday seems […]

December 20, 2019

Garden preparations for 2020

We have prepared the garden according to Falk’s permaculture design, ready for 2020! Changes made: Our pond is pretty much complete, just waiting for it to naturally fill up Outdoor kitchen and terrace Fire pit and paths around the garden made Next year we will also be building a conservatory and greenhouse. We have other […]

October 11, 2019

More than just a farm

Something I am most grateful and proud of is the community that has formed around our little Datscha Fröhden. When we first bought the place, we were scared that we would just be out there in the countryside alone, just the two of us.

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