mars 2014

Fresh fish Monday

We had dinner guests last night so tuna steaks in chilli and pesto and some plain salmon was on the menu. You can't really beat fresh fish! It's so important to us to keep Mondays healthy - it kind...

The best things in life are for free

And finding caves and giant tree stubs on a sunny spring day with my favourite person is invaluable

The Darn Road and the Dunblane Cathedral

Out walk today was from Bridge of Allan to Dunblane which, including a little coffee break, took us around 2,5 hours. As the picture says, the Darn Road could have been one of the inspirations for ...

The Birds and the Bees

Dinner last night's dinner was a Marie Rose prawn cocktail for my starter and Coq au Vin as a main course. It was lovely but way too much - none of the lovely mash even got touched! Right now, we h...

See you later, England

I'm getting pretty close to the Scottish border at the minute, and I'm super excited to get home, put on my new & Other Stories outfit from London and go out for dinner with my boyfriend. My train ...

Going home

Yesterday was the most stressful and amazing day ever. My friend from back home and I had such a great time. Over a sharing platter of bread and olives, we caught up on the past 4 years - now that'...

Oxford Circus

After a lovely noodle dish at Wagamama last night, I had a long sleep in preparation for today. By 10am this morning I was suited and booted, and on my way to Oxford Street for some retail therapy ...

Hello London

One delayed train journey, a whole packet of Snack A Jacks and a 1,5 hour walk from King's Cross to where I'm staying and I can finally say I'm in London, safe and sound! London is warm compared to...

I guess I'm going to the museum

My London trip this weekend is mainly business themed but I'm a bit crazy for London, so when I was booking my tickets I decided to stay for two nights instead of one, just to be in London a little...

The River House

So I'm about two hours away from boarding the train to London and I'm getting super stressed because I've left the packing a liiiittle bit late... Last night, we had dinner with Alan's parents at T...

The Diesel t-shirt dress

This Diesel t-shirt dress is my new BFF for days when I want to wear a dress but not feel dressed up. Because of this ever lasting) cold I have, I simply couldn't face anything tight fitting so thi...

Girls' Nights Out - What they are and what they are not

About every fortnight, my blood starts tickling for a girls' night out. It's been that way ever since going to clubs was an option. A man has never experienced a girls' night out for obvious reason...

Pink blossoms

Last night, I finally succumbed to the cold I've been fighting for the past few days so after a hot tub to get warm and two twister ice lollies to get cold again, my day ended at 22:40 and I pretty...

Home office

I'm going to London for a job interview on Thursday and I'm so excited but I also have a million things to do before then and it means I have two essays to hand in on Wednesday so I've set up a lol...

Sunday leftovers

We had a lovely walk in 12 degrees and a cappuccino with a friend at Stirling university today.When we got home, we had a meal made from all the left over vegetables in our fridge before the new we...

Benefits

After making some pretty unhealthy pancakes for breakfast (hey, it's only Sunday once a week!) we're considering a woodland walk in a village called Bridge of Allan, although we both have the cold ...

Food from all over the world

The food at the world buffet was actually pretty good. They had Chinese, Indian, Japanese, American - everything! This evening we're going to a pub called 'The Crooked Arm'. The pub has an old scho...

Every day should be Saturday

Last night was pretty quiet but I did get Alan to watch 'The Devil Wears Prada' so surely I get lots and lots of girl points! This wasn't last night's dinner as I was too busy hoovering my plate to...

Let's all pretend it's warm

Some pictures from Stirling and Glasgow yesterday. It was very sunny yet not very warm so I'm hoping that will change very soon!

Why Ryanair is your friend - travel tips for people with limited wallet sizes

I have spent so much time discussing the best ways to travel on a budget with my friends over the past few years. In fact, I don't think I know anyone who doesn't want to travel more than they alre...

10 Things I Love About Scotland (And 10 Things I Hate)

Okay, so this is a post I've been working on for a while, and it's a difficult thing because when you're from one country but live in another you just can't help but to compare the two. I choose to...

Two weeks of ultra-stress

Today is definitely the start of the two weeks of hell for me. Everyone who is or has ever been a student know about those last couple of weeks before the semester end when everything seems to be d...

Clean living

And by clean living, I mean I've never been so clean in my life. We just spent 50 minutes in the gym working up a sweat before hitting the outdoor pool. Then the jacuzzi. And the steam room. And th...

Geometric Monochrome

I love black and white. In fact, I don't have a choice but to love black andwhite because most of my closet contents are black and white. Monochromepieces are like magnets to my wallet. There's alw...

Go to: Makeup

In the past couple of years, I've become more interested in makeup than I used to be. In my teens, I was a mascara girl, and that was usually the only makeup I would wear for everyday use. However,...

Smoothie Sunday

I let the boyfriend go food shopping by himself today. So he bought enough food to feed an army. All healthy things though (apart from the chocolate) so it'll be a fun week for cooking. When he cam...

Party photo booth

The photo booth we set up on Friday was kind of the most fun idea I've ever had (with some help from the internet). Lieke and I as cowboy and indianJamie and Jonathan's dodgy gentlemens' clubAlan a...

Barrowlands Ballroom

The concert was good yesterday although electro-pop plus still isn't my favourite kind of music haha. The gig was at the Barrowlands, which is an old ballroom hall and it's very retro and cool to b...

Chvrches

We've recovered from last night and cleaned the flat so now we're on our way to see the Chvrches in Glasgow. I don't often see live music so it should be fun but I hope it's not too crowded (gosh, ...

Sparkly people

Panoramics of the guests (hence some faces are a bit... Disturbed)Fiona and I enjoying some pink fizz

A new take on casual Friday

Last night was so much fun! Lots of sparkly things, cupcakes and pretty dresses is potentially the perfect night. The photo booth was also super fun and I'm just waiting to get them so I can laugh ...

Party prep

I'm currently making party bags while Lieke is attaching handles to the photo booth masks. The cupcakes are in the oven and shall shortly be decorated, and we've had lunch in Pizza Express. Such a ...

Healthy brunch for tired ladies

The first thing I said this morning when Lieke and I were awakened by the doorbell was:'I feel like a sloth.' So now we're warthog 'This Is 40' and eating crispbread with cheese (always cheese) and...

Posh dinner

White garlic tagliatelle with broccoli, red and green peppers, leeks and balsamic vinegar for dinner, and white wine. Oh and cheese. What's a girly night without wine and cheese.

Prosecco and sparkles

Lieke just came over to visit me an hour ago, and we're already doing some cooking involving pasta and cheese. So typical us, very happy that I know someone who loves cheese as much as me!I did som...

Lunch time

I love this jumper. It's very simple but can also be dressy witha pair of heels and skinny jeans or a tight skirt. It has a cut-out bit in theback, which makes it a bit more edgy.There is only one ...

The Book Thief

Last night, Alan's parents invited us out for dinner and to see The Book Thief. Have I ever cried at a filmbefore? Yeah, tons of times. Have I ever been unable to stop myself from sobbing loudly at...

Friday night photo booth preview

So I decided to do some cut-outs and set up a photo booth in our spare bedroom on Friday night.It took a while to get all the cut-outs done but all I need to do now is attach sticks to them and I t...

Liebster Awards

I was just nominated by Merel Ruijgrok for the Liebster Awards. Thank you so much!For those who never heard of this award before, it?s an award for upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 follower...

Insta lately

1. Ready for swimming but mostly for the jacuzzi... 2. Obsessed with Mario Kart lately. 3. Home made sushi party 4. A Saturday walk in the woods 5. Saturday night selfie 6. DIY nail art

Kicking the coffee addiction

Last night, we had frozen haddock with kale, prawns, red peppers and mushrooms while watchingThe Vampire Diaries. It's so weird that I like that show again but I'm just going to live with it haha.I...

Girl's night in

When I came home from work today, it was straight into my favourite woolly jumper. Alan had to go to a wine tasting after work (so jel), so I'm going to crack into The White Queen box set. I've fin...

Breathing dreams

I found thisbangleandnecklaceon Etsy and I am in love. Combining jewellry with my favourite literature?Why didn't I think of this before?

Steak Monday

We went to the gym straight after work today so when we came home after both running, doing weights and swimming, we were starving! Fortunately, we had a couple of prime cuts of steak and lots of v...

Give me all the dresses

In my opinion, these three ladies definitely had the prettiest Oscars dresses this year. I want MariaMenounos' dress more than I can possibly say! I also love Sandra Bullock more and more all the t...

Polo

Today was one of those days when I couldn't find anything I wanted to wear in my closet. So I went intomy boyfriend's closet. So yeah, this Polo by Ralph Lauren shirt is mine now.

Cupcake Deco

We had a little shopping trip this weekend because I needed some decorations for the party we'rehaving on Friday. I started with the food decorations because that's what takes the most planning.I a...

Cous cous favourites

Lemon and coriander cous cous has become a favourite here since it goes very well with both chicken and fish, it doesn't go out of date and it only takes 3 minutes to make. Tonight we had chicken, ...

Flower power

Before we went to lunch, I spent a while doing my nails - it's like soul therapy for me. I got a lot of nails inc polishes for Christmas an I have to say they're very good. A must for me is that na...

Forever 21

We've been catching up on our reading and drinking coffee this morning before doing some housework.We stayed up pretty late last night, everyone got so competitive when we turned the Wii on haha! G...

How we do

Party snacks? Spinach, red peppers and hummus. Party games? Mario Kart. We're either 12 or 52...

Scottish forests

We had a great day in the woods today and it didn't start raining until we were back in the car. We went to the shopping centre to get some decorations for our party next weekend - one of my favour...

Gilles Hill

Having finally gotten dressed and ready in sensible clothes and walking boots, we're now readyto go outside and enjoy a slightly cloudy but bright day at Gilles Hill in Cambusbarron, which isonly f...

Breakfast surprise

This is what I woke up to this morning (okay, it was afternoon but anyway). Poached eggs, beans, toast, oranges and freshly pressed Brazilian coffee. Our plan to wake up early failed but we're stil...
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22-year-old Norwegian studying Politics at the University of Glasgow.

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