I know every one is curious to know about what I have been up to this month. Well, everything is going quite, but as they always say there is no place like home. You can have all the fun in the world, but there is always that space in my heart that misses home, my family, friends and my boyfriend, or how can I forget WhizzKids Family.
But yet I am still learning and having fun this side. The weather is starting to get really cold in this country. I have already started wearing layers of clothes. I don’t even care about looking good anymore, but it’s funny because it not even winter, yet. I am so not looking forward to German winter, but anyway my skin is beautiful now, that’s what I like.
Want to know what I did this month? I participated in the seminar of the outgoing volunteers for two weeks. It was really nice to spend some time with them. I learned a lot from them, even though sometimes they spoke deep Deutsch that I couldn’t understand. That is still a challenge to me, it is not easy to learn this language. I can understand what they say but talking is not easy. I find myself saying “Ich sprech nicht Deutch” (I don’t speak German) or “Keine Ahnung” (I don’t know). I use these lines to avoid speaking German. It’s not because I don’t want to, but because it is hard for me to talk to some people.
Then I worked at the office, assisting my manager in some event planning. I have learned a lot from her in two weeks. She is an inspiration to me. It is nice to work with someone who appreciates your effort. I have been working a lot with excel and translating some documents from German to English (without Google it wasn’t easy), sitting in meetings taking notes, sharing ideas I have on event planning - that felt so good. Thanks to WhizzKids United’s Game Changers Programme because I learned all these ideas from it.
There was trade fair open day in the city center and I participated by playing the quizzes. I went to all the stations and won a lot of chocolate. Fair trade staff cost a lot hey, but I had all those costly chocolate for free on that day and I also won a voucher to buy anything I want in a fair trade shop just for guessing how many beans of coffee were there in a container.
Now, I am planning to go on holiday but you will here tell you more about that next month next month.