Berlinale is still in full swing, and it’s the main event in town right now. I’m in the middle of all the madness, going to parties and realizing that this is how Fashion Week must feel for people who don’t work in fashion.
Apart from a couple of acquaintances I am not part of the movie world. That said, the week has been incredibly exciting, and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting some people again, and to bathe in the atmosphere, especially in the evenings. The party marathon just doesn’t stop.
And on top of all that’s going on there, I’m also looking forward to celebrate Valentine’s Day with my beloved boyfriend. I never used to be much of a fan, to be honest, but it’s going to be healthy for us to spend some quality time. Also, I shot a lot of content for next week, started preparing the Valentine’s Day post (yay!) and will share a bunch of looks with you.
Towards the end of the week I’ll most likely head to London to attend Fashion Week – can’t go too long without one…
The bottom line is: next week will be an interesting one again!
You’d think that living in Berlin – in the heart of this metropolis of millions – is quite an anonymous, noncommittal affair, without much of a sense of neighborliness. Well, it’s the opposite.
In fact, I feel more and more like I’m living in a village, and the life that unfolds on the streets in my neighborhood is like a soap opera. Everyone seems to know everyone, and everyone is swapping the latest gossip. There’s the hotel owner, the kiosk owner, the many restaurant managers, employees, neighbors – and me. It’s really interesting to have this sense of what’s going on with everyone, it really does feel just like in a village.
I’d never have thought that this is what it would fell like to live in Berlin, and I really love being part of this neighborhood scene. In a big city, of all places. It’s one of the many things that make me feel really comfortable and at home here.
I feel a little down, because I have the feeling that I’m in a bit stuck, creatively. The weird thing: this creative downtime usually occurs on periods when my life speeds up extremely, when my days are completely crammed. You’d think that’s when I get the most input, but I guess the problem is that I have no time to really properly process all my experiences, so they end up simply fading away.
I usually need a moment to really digest my experiences, to integrate them. I know that this process is much swifter for some people, who just ride the crest of a wave of inspiration while it builds. I sometimes need a little more time to let ideas and impressions fully unfold in me, and to give them shape. To be really creative I need to be on my own, and right now I don’t have those moments at all. It’s not going to change anytime soon, either. I know this is a complete luxury problem, but still, it preoccupies me. Inspiration is the foundation of this blog. I hope I’ll have a little more time for creative work soon.
Apparently ‘Influencer Marketing’ is the big thing in 2017..
Well, let’s see. Personally, I’m struggling a bit with Instagram right now, ever since they changed the algorithm. The last week I felt my posts are just swallowed up somehow. Glad I have my blog, otherwise I’d really freak out…