Week 15

#thatveganlife Oatmeal with almond milk, syrup and berries. So filling and tasty and kept me warm during the walk to school each morning. Thai red/green curry with chickpeas, lentils and mushrooms. Paired with rice or sweet potato depending on my mood. Ooh and plenty of veg with humus yuuuuuum. Vegan bakes – lemon cake and…

Week 13 and 14

Oopsie I missed a week! I did actually remember last Sunday but I couldn’t bring myself to miss a minute of my boyfriend’s visit (eww so soppy). So the highlights of the last two weeks: I threw a birthday bash for two of the girls at church, the boyfriend came to visit for a few…

Week 12

I have been quite lazy with the past few posts so here’s an actual update! Spirit So a few weeks ago I set myself the challenge of reading all of the new testament by the end of the year which meant roughly 3 chapters a day. I am proud to say that I have stuck…

Week 11

Highlights of the week: Walk for freedom   Copenhagen touristy day   Food joy   Miscellaneous

Week 10

Wow I’ve made it 10 weeks!! On Tuesday I travelled with a bunch of Hillsong Malmö over to Copenhagen to listen to the incredible Christine Caine. Wednesday was kanelbullar dag (cinnamon roll day) and I got two! One from my fellow maths teacher, Tim and another from a pupil who was trying to bribe me…

Week 9

Pop up art gallery followed by a boogie at Fagan’s Irish bar My namesake Olayinka – enjoyed a church breakfast then a shopping trip in the afternoon A trek through town with Charlene trying to find pink tupperware The fruits of my shopping labour – going to attempt cake pops for my half birthday on…

Week 8

So I had my first scary moment since moving here on Thursday. Someone attempted to break in but clearly gave up when they realised my housemate and I were home. We still rang the police and after a reassuring talk with them (or rather after they spoke to my housemate and she translated to me)…

Week 7

So this week has been one of those weeks where I had a lot of time to reflect (daydream). The culmination of these reflections was me wanting to do more. I’ve always thought I already push myself quite hard to fit a lot into my days/weeks but a combo of this being the first weekend…

Week 6

So it’s been a fun-filled week (and a bit). I am sat waiting to fly back to Sweden so I’m writing this at the tail end of two weekends back in England. Last weekend consisted of a Saturday in Southampton and Portsmouth where my boyfriend got to meet my dad (all good there) and I…

Week 5 – Experience

So exactly a month after I arrived in Malmö, I’m back in England! Long story but basically I thought I had a wedding tomorrow but it’s actually next Saturday so I’ll be in England this weekend and next. Today has been a loooong day – a hectic day of teaching, after school drinks, a quick…

Week 5 – People

So after booking my flights to go home this weekend I discovered that the wedding I was flying back for is actually next weekend… There are two types of friends in my world – friends I would book two flights for and friends I would apologise to profusely because I’m going to miss their wedding…

Week 5 -Academic

So 10 minutes ago I sent off my essay (exactly 8000 words, sent two days before the deadline) and 5 minutes ago I registered to start my dissertation in September…yes that is in two days, yes it is 20,000 words. What can I say, as much as I dislike essay writing I love learning! I…