Since I got back from France at the end of December last year, alot has happened in my life. First of all, I was finally done with all of my lectures and exams for my Master's degree. So I moved to Frankfurt in January, where I spent six months with Miles & More. At the same time (and somewhat unintentionally) I gave up on eating animal products, which was triggered by a 15-page essay on climate change that I had to write for a Corporate Social Responsibility seminar in La Rochelle. That affected several parts of my everyday life, but it was absolutely worth it, and I feel so much happier and healthier now! Then I ran my first halfmarathon in March (ran the whole thing without stopping once - wasn't sure how difficult that would be, but it worked and I finished in a really good time). I also had to choose a topic for my Master's thesis and get started on writing it... Finding a topic was fairly easy. but the signing up dragged on and on because there were so many other issues, and it was hard for me to go to university to see my professor, as I was working full-time. To date I still have not signed up, but this is for a different reason: I'm going to start working as a working student for SAP in Berlin in July, which requires me to remain a student until the end of 2017. I'm happy about this and will be signing up at the beginning of July (the thesis takes 5 months + the colloquium). I've already completed the research, so there's no stress whatsoever involved for me. In 2018 I will be doing some lectures on my topic, once the thesis has been published - the lecture request came as a total surprise, but I think it's something I'd love to do. Alongside all of this I've still been doing shoots, and am always looking for more. In Berlin I'll only be working for 20hrs a week, and so I definitely plan on going hard on my photography - I can't wait! I'm so glad things are finally moving along. :) So that's my update for 2017. My goals now are to write an exceptional Master's thesis, do as many shoots as possible, and maybe run another halfmarathon in September, before trying out a marathon in 2018.