Making a Nest in the Woods (Living in Student Accommodation as a Creature of Comfort) – Part 3

It’s starting to pour down rain and roar with thunder here in the ‘Heim, but I’m feeling rather cosy in my nest. So I thought, while I wait for the truly Melbournian weather to pass, that I’d sit down and finish off this little series about living in Mannheim student accommodation. I also need to […]

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Making a Nest in the Woods (Living in Student Accommodation as a Creature of Comfort) – Part 2

I’m back and better than ever. This is the second part of my little exposé into living in student accommodation in Germany. In this episode, our wily hero navigates trash, food and weather. Will he survive? Will he find love? Will he  eventually get up out of his chair and maybe eat a pretzel? Tune […]

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Der erste Tag

Everything still feels like a dream to me. I dreamt today that I was back in class, nodding and note-taking my way through socio and psycholinguistics. I floated through a castle full of students, all eager, anxious, animated. Then I got home, ate a pizza, chilled out to The Office and realised it wasn’t a […]

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Making a Nest in the Woods (Living in Student Accommodation as a Creature of Comfort) – Part 1

Two days away from my three week “arrive in Germany” anniversary, and I’m finally finding time to write about my new home. I’m a self-confessed “creature of comfort”. I love keeping my living spaces comfortable, clean and colourful. That’s not to say that I can’t happily live in less-salubrious locations but once I know I […]

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