A week in May

Winter is officially here and the hot, hot, hot and humid summer has once again left us. It’s not only a change in seasons, but I’ve also made some life changing decisions the last two weeks. I’ll tell you more about this very soon! However, let me show you some snippets from an ordinary week in May.
Good morning Brisbane! Many sunny days lately which have made me miss the rain a bit.
Starting too many mornings with a flat white and banana bread. Very yummy but not good for the wallet.
Just a one minute stroll from the office.
Some afternoon treats and a coffee is always in place after a long day at work.
Bye bye Albion!
Catching the train to Newstead…
… for some indoor climbing!
My weak fingers and toes were a bit overwhelmed after the climb (plus arms, legs, stomach, back, yeah everything except my ears).
Merrille and Jarryd were like two cute spider monkeys climbing around and looking super strong!
Went back home for some Taco Friday. Mmmm… Just nostalgic flavours that you never seem to get tired of. Maybe the taste of familiarity is extra needed when living far away from family and in a different country away from everything that used to be home.
The mandatory taco fillings (according to Lily).
Is it really a Friday if you don’t eat tacos?
After taco Friday came Saturday and that meant washing and drying of clothes. Say hi to our ugly balcony, the balcony we are a bit embarrassed about but at the same time so happy to have. If it wasn’t for the ugly balcony, we would probably not have our nice balcony.
Saturday mood and sunnies on! Time for breaky.
Good morning Three Monkeys.
And bello to you, Spanish breakfast.
Heading into the CBD to visit VG (aka nerd dungeon).
Bought some D&D stuff.
So. Much. Awesomeness
Fish lane looking beautiful with all the fairy lights.
Ending the day with some more nerdiness – watching Secrets of the Tower of London. I think I have the same taste of TV shows as a 70-year old, but I’m 100% fine with that!
Now I’m going to continue reading The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. Hope all of you are having a great weekend!
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Three days of photography, office plants and rain

Hi everyone! It’s already Wednesday evening and I’m about to start playing Carcassone with Jarryd in 24 minutes. Before that, I thought I could share a couple of snaps from Monday, Tuesday and today (Wednesday). This week started with sunshine and an empty fish lane on my way to work. Fish Lane is definitely one of the best things about South Brisbane. Saccharomyces and Wandering Cooks are two of my Brisbane favourites.
Eventually I made it to the office and like every morning, I have a look outside to see how our succulents are doing. This beauty is absolutely striving in its new home.
It even has a couple of plant babies! This is one of few office plants that are doing well at the moment. The majority of the plants are peace lilies and we also have one large fiddle leaf fig. However, all of them are Struggling with a capitol S. The fiddle leaf fig is always covered in spider mites and I never seem to give it the right amount of water. I’ve been moving it around a bit to find a good spot, but it keeps getting sad. All the peace lilies are also full of bugs and I can’t remember how many times I’ve sprayed them with the anti-bug spray. I’ve noticed they really enjoy being outside though, so I try to leave them outside during the weekends (which means I need to keep praying that the possum will leave them alone and not try to eat them). If you have any suggestions regarding office plants (need to handle some draft and shade), please let me know! I need all the tips.
It started raining a lot on Tuesday (yesterday) and like most Tuesdays, I was waiting for the train on the station waiting to get back to the city after my 7.5 hours at the office. Why can’t my hands be as steady as my newly purchased tripod? 🙁
Hello hello from the office administrator! I’m so happy I brought my raincoat from Sweden. I’m really ready for the crazy Queensland storms.
One day I will sit on this train on my way to the airport towards new adventures! Can’t wait until we are able to go back to Sweden again for a loooong visit!
Today. Wednesday. And rain. I have 8 more minutes until we will start playing Carcassone. We had Indian again from our local Indian restaurant 2 minutes away from the apartment (convenient, but so dangerously close for two lazy people like us). I always get the hot curries which is a true love/hate. It’s so delicious, but the heart burn afterwards is not a game. Ok, only 3 minutes left until it’s time to beat Jarryd’s ass in Carcassone. Wish me luck everyone and I’ll see you soon again!
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