It was hard leaving New York. Leaving the town of Forest Hills, that is my home. Leaving my friends, that I love so much! I got the chance to say goodbye and hug two of my best friends, and it did break my heart looking over my shoulder when saying the last farewell, on my… Continue reading Sweet return, or?
Broadway show and other fantastic experiences
I’ve been so busy, way too busy to write anything. Even my dissertation is suffering from it. But life is so beautiful, and how can I possible say no, when being asked to go out and enjoy life! Since Irene, I’ve been running around, seeing things, experiencing things, hung out with friends. I’ve been spending… Continue reading Broadway show and other fantastic experiences
4 years, 10 months and 12 days later
I did it! Nobody, not even myself believed that I was going to do this. Now, while the tears are running down my cheeks, adding a dimension to the smile on my lips, I know I had it in me. Eventually the struggle, the hassle, the hard work has paid off. It’s 4am; besides from… Continue reading 4 years, 10 months and 12 days later
I found a studio!
Last week I went for a walk around the neighborhood of Forest Hills, NY to think, relax and look for ‘For Rent’ signs. Some of the houses in Forest Hills are almost mansion-like, big beautiful houses, crazy expensive. Then, I saw a ‘For Sale’ sign. I thought to myself, what if I could buy? Then… Continue reading I found a studio!
My money no good here
– The rental nightmare! When I was 18, I moved out of my mother’s house into a room with shared kitchen and bathroom. I paid about $435/month. I lived there for 9 months. Then, I moved to a studio apartment where I stayed for another 2 years. My rent was then $500. My third apartment… Continue reading My money no good here
Status on NY dream vol. 4
Only a few days after my last blogpost I went to my mailbox and the only thing awaiting me was this beautiful envelope: The letter was thick and heavy and I wasn’t sure if I wanted to open it. When I finally did, my heart sank when reading the first word: ‘Congratulations…’ Really didn’t read… Continue reading Status on NY dream vol. 4
Status on NY dream vol. 3
Still haven’t heard from CUNY but I guess I have to remain patient for another few weeks.
40 days and I’m homeless
I’ve lived in this studio apartment in Copenhagen since September 2009 but in forty days I’m out. I don’t have a new place to move into yet but I’m sure something will come along. Have some health issues I’m taking care of as well as needing and wanting to finish my dissertation on time. All… Continue reading 40 days and I’m homeless
Things to do instead of …
Yo! Pro-Poor Tourism in USA, specialization report, hand-in Monday, 20 pages .. So as I’m getting more and more frustrated about the fact that I have to write something that has already been written before I find myself coming up with excuses to do much more important things and my mind wanders off and suddenly… Continue reading Things to do instead of …