Dr. Eldy has a passion for poetry and storytelling. Through the art of weaving words together, she seeks to share her life story. By embracing the natural flow of life and she seeks to capture its essence in every written piece.
In the Glow of the Screen
In the pulsating heart of a bustling city, where the electric lights danced and flickered like celestial stardust, there stood an unassuming, petite apartment. Its solitude was cleverly veiled amidst the urban landscape's concrete and steel. As twilight descended, weaving long shadows and whispering the hushed promises of the night, a soft, warm glow would gently seep out of the apartment's solitary window. This was my sanctuary, a refuge illuminated by the vibrant screen of my television, which ceaselessly played an unending torrent of Korean dramas.
The 10th of April 2022 - Wrapped snugly in layers, I stepped off the plane and into a strikingly different environment than I was accustomed to. My breath crystallized in the frigid air while a shimmering blanket of snow enveloped me as it glistened in the sunlight. The exquisite scene mirrored the journey I was about to undertake – teaching my first M.Sc. Ecology course in Europe. As someone who had never contemplated visiting Sweden, this opportunity felt like an incredible dream.