Lately #3

Geez Louise (Yeah I don’t know why I’ve started saying that) I haven’t done one of these in ages, guess we have a lot of catching up to do 🙂

Lately I have been:

1. Having dinner in Yurt Cafe London for the amazing chefs behind KiwiandRoos very first Supper club – The venue and food was amazing – we got multiple dishes including booze, starters and dessert. Yum!

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2. Celebrated B’s birthday. We’re normally going big on the celebrations like when we had our anniversary – but B doesn’t like celebrating his birthday, so instead we did exactly what he wanted and went to get his favourite meal –  Pie and Mash  – and saw Kingsman “The Golden Circle” in Genesis Cinema in Whitechapel – to those who haven’t been to Genesis yet, it’s worth a try if you’re looking for something cheaper but don’t want to downgrade your standards – they have pretty cool art and stuff too. Oh and I can totally recommend the movie too 🙂

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4. Saturday we went to do Zip lining with Zip World London and I was a bit disappointed to be honest. Haven tried Go Ape I hoped for a bit more than just a 2 second ride – It was so much fun though! I absolutely love doing crazy adventurous stuff, like when I went indoor skydiving – granted.. Maybe not as crazy and adventurous as proper skydiving but you get the point..

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5. Followed by a lovely Brunch at The Fire Station Waterloo and a walk by the River Thames.

 

What have you guys been up to lately?

 

 

 

Friday Gratefulness //3

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I’ve earlier written about not just appreciating big events but also the little things. Therefor every Friday I’ll be posting one or more things that I’m grateful for the following week. This I believe is the way forward to a happier every day.

You can re-read
Friday Gratefulness // 1 here
Friday Gratefulness // 2 here

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First and foremost – I’m so sorry about me just stop posting from one day to another. In stead of coming up with any excuses, I’ll just tell you that I’ve been very busy and finally found a new place to call home.

This very moment I’m at my parents house in Denmark next to me is Viva, my little furry best friend – my dog, and I’m so very grateful to have the opportunity to always being able to travel back home and visit my family whether it be for a weekend or a week, like I am this time. My plan is to do as little as possible and finish up a few of those blog post I have saved in my drafts. At this moment there is 35 pieces, some finished, some only just begun so trust me, it’s not because I don’t know what to write about..

And don’t worry I’ll write a post, so you guys know what I’ve been getting up to lately. What have you guys been up to ? 🙂

 

 

 

Friday Gratefulness // 2

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I’ve earlier written about not just appreciating big events but also the little things. Therefor every Friday I’ll be posting one or more things that I’m grateful for the following week. This I believe is the way forward to a happier every day.

You can re-read
Friday Gratefulness // 1 here

“It just sounds really lovely with your family. It’s so unbelievably lucky, that you all have each other even though you don’t see each other every day” a friend said over a pint the other day. And I couldn’t do anything but agree with her. To think that we are four siblings, two sets of parents and even more grandparents, that all agree on that we are each other’s favourite. That we can, as we say in Denmark, “hygge”, no matter if we’re just a few or all of us together. Each year in March we all skip in and rent a massive house where we just hang out and enjoy each others company.

This she said after we had talked about what my plans were in September and I told her, I’m going home to see my family. So well known that in September I have a massive family gathering, I’m comfortable and extremely grateful leaning back on the sofa with my Soy Latte, that I’m also grateful for.

Are you guys family orianted? And what are you grateful for this week?

Friday Gratefulness // 1

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I’ve earlier written about not just appreciating big events but also the little things. Therefor every Friday from this day onward I’ll be posting one or more things that I’m grateful for the following week. This I believe is the way forward to a happier every day.

This week I’m particular grateful for my crazy, beautiful and cool friends. They’re doing a great job, just being them self. They’re great at taking care of me and vice versa and I think we all suit each other quite perfectly!

What are you guys grateful for ?

 

About Appreciating The Little Things

We all do it, we all think forward to that holiday, weddings, promotion at work instead of focusing on the little things in life. That’s not what life’s about, is it ? I think we’re often to quick to focusing on the bad things but for me life isn’t always about the bad things or only the big events coming up, because if you spend every day on thinking about that big thing coming up, you don’t truly appreciate what you have. Life is not worth anything, if you don’t live it!

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1. Okay this isn’t as creepy as it sounds, I promise 🙂 But I love sitting at a bench in a park, by the river or in a cafe and just watch people as they pass you as they live their lives. How wonderful is it, that we’re all completely different? I think it’s absolutely amazing.  Especially watching  children playing and laughing together, it just reminds me of all the joy in the world.

2. Letting my phone die. In this time of day, we’re so attached to technology. I think it’s a shame. We should spend the time together with friends and love ones instead.

2. Listening to a song you’ve completely forgotten existed and regain your love for it.

3. Morning cuddles with B.  I absolutely love waking up and appreciating another day together. It’s not often we get to wake up together and just enjoy each others company, but I need to go back in bed for 5 minutes before leaving to go to work each morning. I mean for me it’s just a success getting up in the early hours of the morning.

4. Catching up with your best friend, whom you haven’t seen for a while. Or just chatting with your mum over the phone. My mum and I have made a pact to talk once a week, as time flies to quickly when you’re in different countries.

5. A sunny day! It just lightens up your mood, sitting catching the warmth of the sun on your skin. Enjoy nature.

What are your favourite little things in life ?

 

Outfit // Leoprint and Leather

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What I’m wearing: (AFFILIATE)
Leather Jacket: Vero Moda Old (Similar here) – £54,99 £43,99Dress/top: Binky for In The Style old (Similar here)£33,99Jeans Zara no longer online, but still in stores look for their basic denim collection (similar here)£19.99 –  Bag: Primark old (similar here)£14,00 (Similar here)£30,00 (Similar here)£49,00

From last Wednesdays date day, visiting @sg-skygarden for the first time. Did you know it’s free to visit, although you have to book time in advance to go see it. It’d worth a visit where you’ll be seeing London from a different view around exotic plants and bars.  Have you been?

As mentioned earlier, I’ve decided not to spent money on more clothes before losing a little more weight – I’m mean what’s the point if I soon won’t be able to wear it anyways? So I found an old dress in the back of my closet and teamed it up with my favourite jeans, a leather jacket and my old leo should bag.

Outfit // Double Denim & Frills

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What I’m wearing (AFFILIATE):
1. Denim Jacket; My Mums old from B.Denim (Similar) 2. Top; Old Dress From Zara (Similar) (Similar) 3. Jeans – H&M 360° Shaping Skinny High Jeans – 4. Belt – Old H&M (Similar) 5. Ankle Boots; Vagabond Old (Similar)

I made a deal with my self, not to buy any new clothes till I’ve lost at least 7 kg. I’m 2,5 kg down in two weeks, so still got a good way to go, but I’ll get there. So what to do when you don’t feel like wearing any of your stuff and you’re not allowing yourself buying new clothes? You have to experiment, soooo… I decided to wear my Zara Dress as a top and mixed it up with double denim, and I must say, I did quite like the result. Sometimes it doesn’t take a lot, to feel good. What do you do, when you can’t buy new clothes and your running out of options? 🙂