Return to Bissau 1993 

The heartbreaking and brutal murder of James still sent shockwaves worldwide. Even in Geneva, the story was still shocking. The only positive outcome about James’s murder was the vigilance of parents everywhere. The grainy CCTV image of James being led away to his murder is still frightening to this day. The fact that we were …

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My fairygodmother

When I was 8 or 9, my mum was looking for godparents for me. The task would be huge whoever the candidate would be. That person must be equipped with so much patience. I was trouble with a capital T, terrible, stubborn but also very sensitive after my father’s brutal departure. On the search to …

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About Me

My name is Telma and I currently work in a secondary school in England. Ironic since my worst years when I was a teenager was in a secondary school.
I grew up in Switzerland for approximately 15 years. I lived the best and the worst time of my life. Each week I’ll share with you my unique experience and perspective what it was like living in one of the world’s best known as well as breathtaking country. I hope you’re ready for a rollercoaster ride and a trip to my memory lane.


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