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Friday, 30 May 2014

Dublin, Ireland

I am really sorry that I haven't been writing much, but I thought I could tell you about my trip to Dublin.

Vivi and I went to Dublin early in the morning last Thursday. We were really exited, but tired. Flying and all that went really good and I didn't expect it to be so easy to get to our hotel. So we checked in and then we were out on the streets of Dublin. We did so much shopping the first day and I loved it. We went to shops like Forever 21, New Look, Mac, Topshop, Ireland's Primark that is called Penneys, Boots and a lot of other shops too. We ate fish and chips for dinner and just had a great time before we went back to the Hotel.

Our friends Hanna, Anna and Bea were going to arrive to Dublin around noon, so Vivi and I ate breakfast at the hotel and then did some more shopping before meeting up with them. The five of us then went to an Irish pub to eat lunch. I just love the Irish people, they are just really funny and just nice to speak to, even though you don't understand everything they say. We spent the rest of the day walking around in Dublin and showing the others the best shops and so on. We ate Nandos for dinner which was really nice and we had a lot of fun. We then went to the hotel, but we could hear the concert from our window so we decided to go to Croke Park to check and listen. So we went there and it was amazing that we could hear them so well. It started raining but it didn't really matter because we knew that we would be inside Croke Park the next day at the concert. After that we were quite cold so we decided to go to this pub to listen to Irish music and just hang out. It was getting a little late so we then decided to go back to the hotel to get some sleep.

We were really exited and nervous on Saturday morning. It was the day of the concert and we just couldn't wait. We decided to check out Dublin a little bit more before getting ready for the concert. So we walked to Temple Bar, which is the oldest and most famous bar in Dublin. We also bought some food and drinks to eat before the concert. We then went back to hotel to get ready. We were really exited. We then went to Croke Park and because Bea had VIP tickets she had to stand in an other line then us. We stood in the line for like and hour before they let us into Croke Park. It was so big, I just couldn't believe it. We actually got to stand really close to the stage and I was really happy until we noticed that most of the girls standing around us were bitches that just kept pushing and then to make it worse it started raining. We had to stand at our spots for like three hours before anything happened. But it was nice too, because we spoke to these really nice Irish girls. 5 Seconds of Summer was the Band playing before One Direction and everyone was really happy. I actually made eye contact with Luke which made me quite Starstruck.We also noticed how close we were and that in less then an hour we would be this close to the boys in One Direction. I have to be unest and tell you that I haven't been much of a One Direction fan the last couple of months, but I started to listen to their new album again like a week before the concert and when we were at the concert all my feelings from when I really loved them came back. This was absolutely one of my favourite concert. I loved it so much and was just so amazing and unbelievable. I can't even describe the feeling when you and you friends and 84.000 other people all are singing the same song and the rain is pouring down and you are dancing and singing and the band is just amazing. I loved every second of the concert, even though it was raining almost all the time.

After the concert we were starving and we found this hamburger place and I can't describe how hungry and cold I was. When you are at a concert you don't really notice things like cold and hunger, so afterwards all the feelings come at once. We then went back to the hotel and I swear that my whole body was aching, but we had to pack our bags because we were leaving early in the morning.

On Sunday we ate breakfast and then we had to take a taxi to the airport. Anna's family was in Dublin so she was going to stay one more day so we had to say goodbye to her. At the airport we almost missed our plane because we were busy drinking coffee at Starbucks haha. The people at our gate were laughing at us when we came to our gate, running and with coffee in our hands. The flight home went by really quick and in just a few hours we arrived in a warm Sweden. The weather in Dublin had been cold and rainy, I didn't really mind, but the weather in Sweden had been super hot so yeah we missed that. I had actually been ill right before the trip and a lot of times during the trip I didn't feel really well, but I drank a lot of tea and took some painkillers so I still had a lovely time.

     
This a collage with pictures from our trip <3

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

my weekend

I just thought I would tell you about my weekend, because I haven't been updating much lately :)
So this Friday Johanna and I went to this dance show with the oldest students at my school and they were all amazing. After that Johanna and I went to her place. Her parents made meat and fries for dinner and we ate outside which was really cosy. We then decided to sit on her bed and watch the movie Remember Me and eat sweets and chips. We were both really tired but Johanna was the one falling asleep like half an hour into the movie, so I watched the rest of the movie and then I fell asleep too.

In the morning we just chilled, ate breakfast and ate the rest of the sweets. I then had to go home to change and then I met up with Ruta. The weather was absolutely lovely and it was sunny and warm outside. So we went to Espresso House and ordered our coffee and then decided to sit outside. I ordered an ice latte and Ruta some kind of chocolate frapino. We then decided to walk around in beautiful Stockholm before Ruta had to go to her modelling class. I headed home and in the evening my family had some family friends over and we had a really nice dinner. 

This Sunday I went to church and then after church my friend Miriam and I bought some things to have a little picnic, we bought bread and brownies and a lot of other nice stuff. After the picnic we decided to just walk around and talk. I love spending time with her because we can both have a lot of fun together, but we can also have really serious conversations. After saying goodbye to each other I went home to do some homework and to rest. I started to feel ill in the evening and I had to stay home from school both yesterday and today because of fever. I have studied a lot and also watched the 90's movie Clueless, which I like a lot, and watched the TV show Veronica Mars a lot.
 
Now I have to start packing because I'm going to Ireland in just 2 DAYS!!!


Friday, 16 May 2014

I'd rather dance than talk with you


I've been listening to a lot of music lately and this is a song that I've been listening to quite a lot. I liked it very much when I was little and I now I've started listening to it again. It just such a good song that makes you both happy and relaxed. I really like Kings Of Convenience, they have lots of really good song. I also like the music video for I'd Rather Dance With You, so check it out :)

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Friday, 9 May 2014

remember

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These are some quotes from one of my favorite movies; 10 Things I Hate About You. I love the character Kat and that she reminds us that we should be ourself and not care what other people think.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

one month left

Today is the 6th of May and that means that it is only one month left until my birthday, my eighteen birthday to be exact. My birthday keeps getting closer and therefore we are planning my birthday celebration. That got me thinking more about it all. Turning eighteen means that I will count as an adult, I will be able to do more things and I will have more responsibilities. I will no longer be a child.
I have some kind of love and hate feeling about turning eighteen. It makes me both exited and terrified to think about it. I imagine being eighteen is so much different from being seventeen, but it probably won't be that different, or at least that is what I try to convince myself. 


One month left. One month left of being count as a child. But as I see it I won't ever really grow up. 
I will always be that childish quirky person.

 In some way I will stay the same.


Sunday, 4 May 2014

always look on the bright side of life

I really think I've deserved the last couple of days without school and other obligations. I've just been reading good books, watched good movies and listened to good music. I've also spent time with friends, been resting a lot and done things that makes me happy.

Some highlights are the sleepover with Vivi at my place when we just chilled, watched Confessions of a Shopaholic, watched YouTube videos and just spent some quality time together. She always makes me feel better and we always have so much fun together.

Another highlight was when Ruta, her sister Milda and I went to see Divergent at the movies yesterday. We were all so exited and we were not disappointed. I love the books and the movie was almost exactly how I had pictured it, I l loved it. Shailene Woodley and Theo James were amazing as Tris and Four and the film makers really did a great job creating everything from the book. The world, the factions, the story and the characters, I liked it all. The only bad thing was that I got a little bit sad that some characters from the book that I really liked didn't get as much attention in the movie, but other than that the movie was perfect. We were all super happy afterwards and I will defiantly see the movie again soon.


I have re energized the last couple of days, but I'm still not redo to go back to school yet. I don’t want to go back to the stress, the obligations and the anxiety. I know it’s only one month left until summer break is here, but it still feels like such a long time. I have to stay positive and be thankful for all the small things that makes me happy.
I know I will make it and so will you guys!