Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Summer night in Hornbæk

This day didn't start off as I had expected. I woke up around 8:30 discovering I had no power, and that equals no Internet. So I went back to bed and slept for two hours until I was woken up by my printer making funny noises. I guess that meant that the power was back on.

We went to Finn's birthday party in Hornbæk, and it was so cozy. We had a little bonfire and sat around it. It reminded me of Sankt Hans, which I didn't get to celebrate this year, because I had the 48-hour exam.

Song of the day: Håkan Hellström - En Midsommarnatts Dröm

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Nordic Moods

Today Alice and I went to Arken to see an exhibition called Nordic Moods. I had never been there before, even though I've thought of it loads of times. It was a really nice exhibition and it made me want to travel all over Scandinavia.

When it comes to museum shops I'm very weak. I always buy stuff. And this time was no different. I have always wanted a magic eight-ball, and they were on sale in the shop, so I had to have it. We went outside and played with it while eating cherries. It was perfect sunshine.

Is it crazy that a magic eight-ball can make me hope for certain things?

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Loppis igen

Today we went to yet another flea market. This time in Lyngby, but it wasn't as good as the one in Holte. Too much crap and no treasures. An old couple almost barked at me, when I asked if I could buy their little anchor patch for 5 kroner. They seemed insulted.
It started raining, so we went to Holte instead, where things as usual were much better. I bought a navy summer dress and the cutest old brooch from the 40s.

An old lady and her daughter were selling it to us, and said that there actually was a story behind it. But just as the daughter was gonna tell it, the old lady told her not to. We were a bit disappointed and wondered why the story was so secret... But maybe that just makes the brooch even more special.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Getting there

My apartment finally seems to be done, and now it's time for all the fun stuff. I can now decorate and find cute furniture. But a lot of things still need to be done.
I need to:
  • Paint my dining table
  • Paint my desk
  • Find chairs for my dining table
  • Find lamps for every room exept the kitchen
  • Find some piece of furniture for my TV and stereo
  • Change all the sockets
  • Find a new chest of drawers for my bedroom. I don't like the one I have.
  • Put paintings or posters on the walls
  • Do a lot of other things I probably just forgot about...

So I guess there's still quite a lot to do... but I'm getting there. Maybe I'll find cool stuff at the flea market tomorrow.

A lot, enough... or too much?

I was supposed to go out with Alice tonight, but we were both too lazy and ended up staying home. So instead I unpacked some more stuff. Mostly clothes... And now my closet is almost full. I can't believe it. I knew I had a lot of clothes, but not this much. The question is: Do I have enough clothes, or maybe even too much? Personally I think that I have a lot, but I can never get enough... And definitely not too much. I love fashion, and I love shopping.

Tomorrow I will go with Alice to the flea market in Lyngby. If we like it we'll probably stay there for hours, but if it's no good we'll just go to Holte like last week. The flea market in Holte is usually better, because the area is more posh and you can find designer clothes at fair prices if you're lucky.
Alice and Serge made crêpes today, and they will bring them tomorrow. So yummi!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Distracted by singing sailors

These days I'm packing all my things in boxes. Tomorrow is moving day!
But for a while I was distracted, because a sweet movie was on TV. "On the Town" starring a young Frank Sinatra. So cute.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Swedish houses

My parents are planning a trip to Sweden in a few weeks, so we're looking for a nice house to rent. I'm gonna go with them just to have a relaxing week in my favourite country. It would be so much nicer if Prinsessan Eva was coming along though, but she has to work. Buhuuu!


Today I went to the flea market (in Swedish: loppis) in Holte with Eva and Alice, so now Alice and I can take one more thing off our to-do-list. The original plan was to go to the flea market in Lyngby afterwards, but we were too slow and never got that far before they closed.

Apparently I have a "lucky shirt spot" in Holte. It's where I always find cool shirts really cheap. Last summer I bought a PERFECT white/blue-striped men's shirt, that has become my favourite, and today I found a great blue one by Christian Dior. I also got a red/white-checked shirt, a beautiful Pringle-scarf, a Swedish-looking summer skirt, a blue top, and a sweet little jug by Royal Copenhagen.

After being at the flea market for three hours we went to Holte harbour, which is the cutest little place. We had sandwiches and ice cream, while laughing at a little boy chasing the ducks.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Cocktail party

Yesterday we had a cocktail party at Jeanette's place. I had been shopping with Alice and we both found dresses at Weekday for the party. It's really nice that my favourite Swedish store opened in Copenhagen, and they had a sale. Alice bought a pretty secondhand dress, and I had to have the checked shirt dress from Cheap Monday.
We all felt really girl and Sex & The City-like on the rooftop terrace.

Too bad Jeanette is moving soon - the place is so perfect for partying. We should have taken advantage of that earlier.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

6 things I like today

I was tagged by Alice, and now I have to write 6 things I like today. So here goes:

1. Party planning
Jeanette, Cecilia and I are having a cocktail party tomorrow, so I've been doing a lot of planning today. The scene for the party is so cool - a rooftop terrace. So Sex & the City! Now I'm just wondering what to wear. I really can't figure it out.

2. My new closet
I was at my new appartment today. Putting things into my new closet. It's huge and fabulous! Every girl's dream. Yay! I should take a picture of it and post it...

3. Looking forward to tuesday
It's been ages since I last saw my sweet friend Anne-Mette, but we've made plans to hang out on tuesday. I can't wait to see her and talk and gossip for hours.

4. Sleeping my day away
I slept till noon today, and it felt nice. I really needed sleep, cos I've come down with a horrible cold after Roskilde. It seems like everyone has. I hope I will feel better for the party tomorrow. Right now my voice sounds like I've been drinking nothing but rum and scotch for 40 years.

5. Säkert!
Unfortunately Säkert! were playing at the same time as Radiohead at Roskilde. I didn't wanna miss Radiohead, so I didn't get to see the sweet Swede. So today I've been listening to "Vi kommer att dö samtidigt" a thousand times. I hope I'll get to see Säkert! in concert one day...

6. Pineapple
I can't stop eating pineapple these days. It's so yummy.

So here comes the part where I'm supposed to tag someone. But I don't know who to tag... Sorry.

Monday, July 07, 2008

Roskilde Festival

I just got back from Roskilde Festival. At first I wasn't sure if I would go this year, cos I was a bit disappointed with the program, but I ended up buying a ticket any way... And I'm glad I did. The weather was really nice and we had a blast. My three favourite concerts this year were: Radiohead, Lykke Li and Bob Hund.

We went to the festival cinema to watch Hata Göteborg, and it was so much fun. The cinema was full of Swedes, who knew all the lines... And I just love the movie. Svante and his anger makes me laugh every time.

Roskilde Festival is always full of gypsies collecting bottles, cans and cups. Extremely annoying, but also kind of funny. We invented a game - this is how you tease a gypsy: When you finish your drink a gypsy will always be ready to grab your cup. So this is when you call out "Gyyyypsy, gypsy, gypsy!" And when the gypsy comes over, you take the cup and throw it as far as you can, yelling out "Go long, gypsy!!"

Moments to remember from Roskilde 2008:

  • Meeting fellow Håkan-fans from Gbg

  • Synchronized Yay!! on the bus

  • Hanging out with sweet Dani in the sun

  • All the great concerts

  • Bagels

  • Funny Norwegian guy falling in love with me

  • Seeing Uffe after Familjen-gig

  • Dancing with funny Faroese-Swedish guy

  • Soap bubbles

  • Our new friend with the fabulous golden leather vest

  • Finding the most perfect Radiohead t-shirt at the merchandise shop

  • The phantom guy

Moments I will try to forget:

  • The rain coming down 20 minutes before we were going home

  • The smell of pee etc...

  • Guy peeing in a cup

  • Half-naked German neighbours

  • Hata DSB