yeah, first of all sry that i'm so lazy with writing... it's just always such hard work, to write something in here
just a small episode from my life...
today i decided to bake something with freya. yeah everything went quite ok, we had all the incredients and managed to mix them to a dough. then we put it into the oven and after half an hour i went to watch how the cake looks like... i was taking the form out of the oven an noticed that it is still liquid. also the oven wasn't really hot... well, then i saw that it was too little heat. ok, problem solved.
but no.... 10 minutes passed and i went to watch again. still not hot and still liquid. my brain started to work and it popped into my mind that we had forgotten to add the flour^^ yeaah. so, now a question: can u make a cake without flour where it is supposed to be in? i think the answer is no. but the positive thing was, that i put the oven in the wrong way, so it was still liquid and we could add the flour afterwards^^ and finally, after another 30minutes the cake was ready and even tasted really delicious =)
yeah... what other things happened? - not really much though..
- i destroyed one of the most important things in a finnish household: the coffee-can. that let my family to buy a new coffee machine.
- about one week later i managed to destroy a tea-can. but that wasn't that bad at all, cuz it was never really in use and just blogging the cupboard...
- i have fun in my dancing lessons
- i manage to speak finnish with my hostfamily
- we finally have quite a lot of snow
- nearly half of my exchange year is over
- i manage to run out of money after half of one month
- i can't sleep before 12
- i can't get up before 7
- i have a password for the school computer
- i have learned to walk better on a slippery ground (with sneakers)
- i'm watching at least 2 series a week
- i don't notice subtitles anymore and even read them now and then
- i got used to unseasoned food
- i think 2,9€ for a shampoo is cheap
- and 7€ for a salad is quite normal
- i don't notice people coming late to class anymore or coming late myself
- i can't live without school-food anymore (eventhough it's crappy at times)
- 75minutes lessons seem normal now
ok, i think that's it.... just 3 weeks to lapland =) really looking forward to that!
have a nice time.
moi moi. mä menen nukumaan - gute nacht!
just a small entry to wish u a Merry X-Mas! i hope u'll have really nice days with wonderful people and nice presents!
Hyvää Joulua! xxx
...i write again. the last weeks i was just too lazy or didn't have enough time.
where do i start? well, perhaps i just begin with last week monday, cause i'm too lazy to write about the whole last weeks
monday was just a normal day. i had finnish and there we had our test. well it was quite ok. because of the test i was at home earlier and could watch taydelliset naiset =) on tuesday i went to helsinki in the afternoon to do the final christmas shopping and fit my dress again. i found all the presents, so now i don't need to buy any more...
wednesday we got our tests back in school. they were quite good, except maths. but anyway. i don't need the grades, so i don't care in the afternoon i had finnish. but before i went to helsinki to bring my packet to the post. just imagine how cheap it is to send a packet from finland to germany with priority! you just have to spend 35€ für 2,4kg! it was more expensive then all the presents^^ on wednesday i also got my dress from the shop and a packet from my parents. all kinds of sweets <3, ligretto (<3<3<3)and my birthday presents. in finnish we also got back our tests. mine was good. it was the last finnish lesson and somehow that is a bit sad, because now i don't see all the people there again. it was always so much fun!
on thursday i had birthday. why can't it be 18?! hehe... yeah, somehow it was more or less a normal day. in the afternoon i got a really nice necklace of my hostparents and unpacked the presents of my parents. 3 german books =) then i started to clean, because i had invited some people for friday and so the house had to be clean.
yeah, friday i baked and in the evening my friends came. it was a nice evening, eventhough we didn't have any alcohol. somehow strange, cause all my last birthdays were connected with alcohol^^ the atmosphere was nice and i got nice presents as well. we really had a lot of fun with lieves present: skandinavian hunks =) sooo great^^
barbara stayed overnight and on the next day we went to helsinki to meet the thai girls. we went to pizza hut and had to wait for our pizzas for almost 1 hour. therefore we could have some free salad, but that was really bad. it tasted like nothing... in the evening i watched tv and chatted. and betty gave me a link to a really good techno radio in the internet <3
today i had a lazy day. i read and than i arranged all my new music. thanks to barbara! it was soooo cool of u to bring all this music!
then i had sauna and now i probably watch some tv.
thanks to everyone who celebrated my birthday with me! and also thanks for all the calls, e-mails or other presents. a big thanks also to betty, who had really special gift
just one week of school and then holidays <3
As long as it is "bright" it is just grey. but i really mean grey. you have the feeling as if you are in some kind of strange dream and can't open your eyes probably. the bad thing is, that it will probably get worse untill 21. december. well, today it rained the whole day. i'm always glad when it gets really dark, so it's not grey anymore. i can really understand now, why finnish people drink so much coffee and why you can buy all the energy-drinks/chewing-gums etc here. think i have to start taking this "drugs", too, soon.
i can't believe i'm really taking spanish again. why the hell do i take that?! i never wanted to have it in school again... well, will be funny, cause i really can't remember it anymore.
finnish has started again, but it's pretty fun, and i'm just laughing the whole lesson.
today i've been in Kiasma (modern arts museum) with my arts class. was quite nice, really. we didn't stay there too long. and there was a room, where there was a table with a lamp on it and a "mirror" on the wall. when u went in front of "the mirror" you couldn't see yourself in it. but the mistery revealed when u tried to tuch the "mirror", cause then u discoveres, that there is just another room with the same stuff in it.
ok, what else?! nothinginteresting though. well, perhaps except the fact, that i started going to the gym again (after 4 months!). and i can tell u, my arms are hurting like hell! [@fridde & linda: had to start with the "stange" again^^ but it's heavier here - really^^]
yeah, today the testweek started and will continue next week. after that the 3. jakso will begin, and with it the dancing lessons. i'm really wanna know if i can find a partner there^^
ok, so, going to learn some english now, or try to learn it
well, then i start monday last week, cause the last entry had been on sunday.
on monday i had an interview for our schoolmagazine. we had to answer the typical questions like: "why did u want to come to finland?" argh, i really can't hear that question any more. but anyway it was quite funny, cause the other two exchange students and me gave really silly answers. yeah, will be fun to read it^^
after this i went to meet freya. first we stayed at her home, but beause this was getting kind of boring we decided to go to Myyrmänni to drink a coffee. after looking for an appropriate café for about 20 minutes we finnally had made our choice. and i wanted to order in finnish, but the problem was, that they didn't know which coffee i wanted, cause this was some kind of special thing. and they didn't seem to know what they offered. well, anyway, finnaly i ended up with a latte machiato and freya with a really small cappuccino. after we had finished our drinks we went around the shopping centre and freya showed me a supermarket were you can get shampoo/showergel etc. a little cheaper than in cityMarket. and i found my favourite showergel which made the day kinda perfect =) then we bought überraschungseier - kinda feeling at home. and we went to a pet-shop where i saw really cute guinea-pigs
at 9 i was home again - right on time for desperate housewives =)
tueday i went eating pizza with alexandra, which was really good. i just love pizza. and i have missed it sooo much!!!
ok, have to stop now, cause i have to help preparing the lunch... you know, it's father's day, by the way ... to be continued later.
ok, to be continued now.
wednesday i did nothing. just enjoyed myself and started to re-write my finnish exercise book [should finnish that...].
thursday was a normal school-day again and in the evening i was home alone. this time i used for playing the guitar quite long =) was nice.
friday i went to ale's place after school and in the evening we went to see Jasmin's performance. it was really nice. they had indian music and dancing.
on saturday i was shopping with ale. and we saw REALLY crazy people there. e.g., there was a man with no hair at all, but 2 red horns, so he looked like a devil. yeah it was scary. i wanted to fit my dress, but this shop was just about to close in 10 minutes and so i have to go there tomorrow again. well, perhaps i will take some pictures of finnish style tomorrow - perhaps i can find somethin alike the devil-man.
during shopping we also went to subway and had a whole bread. then we went home to watch a film and then i went home.
today was/is father's day, the reason why i couldn't join Lieve at the health and beauty fair...
in the morning we had breakfast, then we went bowling, which was pretty fun and then we had raclette. now i should learn some finnish, which i probably will. yeah. i'm a good girl, i know
so, let me know how you're doing.