Monday, 23 October 2017

weekend summary and a home project

Hello friends!

It's Monday again, and I'm back in front of the computer after what feels like a long weekend. At this very moment I'm listening to a country song (!) Friends in low places, performed by Home Free. Not my usual kind of tune, but I came across it for some reason a while back and I just thought it was entertaining. I think it's important to go outside your comfort zone every now and then... plus it's a pretty good song to start your Monday with.

I've just gone through my schedule for this week and it looks like it might be a pretty nice one. I've been a bit disappointed with my courses this semester and felt the need to fill my days with other meaningful activities as well, and on Friday I sat down and took note of everything I want/need to do in order for next year to be a bit more productive. It was a good exercise and I ended up installing a "project management" app on my phone to keep track on my plans and tasks. I plan to write a proper post on this sometime soon, but I need to think a bit more about this first.

This weekend was really nice, in many ways as great as a weekend at home can be! I spent Friday night first taking a salsa rueda class and then relaxing in the sofa with Andreas, watching Mission Impossible 5 on Netflix and eating home-made halloumi burgers and Swedish candy. On Saturday we drove to Kuala Belait, had lunch at Marilyn Café and and bought some new furniture for our guestroom. Then I went to my friend Jenni's hen-night party and celebrated all night long with a bunch of cool people. Yesterday we spent most of the day sorting out various small projects around the house, like hanging up mirrors, fixing a hole in a wall, hanging up a curtain rod and some shelves for the kitchen. All small things, but things that have been on our to do list for ever and now it's all done! Very satisfying.

furnishing a decorating a house here in Brunei is a bit of a challenge, considering what's trendy here isn't really my style...

Today the furniture for the guestroom will (hopefully) be delivered, so I can start cleaning up and putting stuff back in to place. Our goal has been to make this room look less like a storage room/gym and more like an actual room you want to be in.

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