Showing posts from January, 2017

The thing about transportation.....

I have been thinking quite a bit about the best (easiest/ cheapest/most convenient) way of transporting my possible future horse. 
As I see it, there are these options: Buy a horse truck and use this as the only vehicle. This option depends on how accessible the stable is using public transport. Buy a horse truck and a very cheap tiny car for every day purposes.Buy a good sturdy SUV and a horse trailer. Buy a good sturdy SUV and only rent a trailer when needed.  So lets have a look at these options in more detail.
1. Buy a horse truck and use this as the only vehicle. This option depends on how accessible the stable is using public transport.  Not really an option, the more I think about it I realize that I am too sick of public transportation to be able to do this, I need to be able to drive to the stable when I feel like it, and driving the truck will be expensive in gas and also cause an issue with parking at home due to it's size. 

2. Buy a horse truck and a very cheap tiny car f…

Personal shopping

I have just booked my personal shopping experience at Åhlens city! So excited!

With a budget of 12 000 SEK I will try to get a new base wardrobe with timeless garments for all occations, and from quality brands only.

Cant wait! I've been wanting to do this for 3 years now.


I have FINALLY taken pictures of some of my paintings and added under the 'paintings' page- have a look!

I also FINALLY took the time to wrap them all up in bubblewrap to keep them well protected in the storage.

This task has been weighing heavily on me for a long time, and I'm so glad I finally got to it.

30 before 30 - a look at how I'm doing

As I only have 8 more months until the dreaded day I pass from being in my twenties into my thirties, a look at my 30-before-30 list is in order.

I am doing pretty well!

1. Buy a horse. I bought my beloved Vasara 2012.

2. Pass my 5-year checkup at Mando and be declared fully healthy and "cured". Autumn 2016 I got the final proof that I had beaten it.

3. Get my driver’s license. April 2013 I passed on my first attempt.

4. Participate in a 5 kilometer running race. I have run Vårruset not just once, but twice.

5. Go on a road trip somewhere in Europe. Summer 2016 I took a road trip with Vanja through Europe down to Italy.

6. Resolve my issues with my dad. I am so over it.

7. Move to a new, bigger, apartment and design it according to my wishes. Moved into Hammarbyhöjden autumn 2015.

8. Learn to play the guitar or the piano. Piano course boked february – april = on the way

9. Very important and very secret personal goal. Achieved. I’m proud.

10. Go to Italy. Went to Rome with Victor and on a road …

Vasara - I miss you beyond words

When you left, you took a part of me with you. And it can never be replaced. 
I still haven't been able to mourn. I have had to survive. I miss you so much.

A new start?

Many things are going through my head at the moment.

One part of me feel like I'm having a life crisis, another part of me feels like its simply impatience, a demand that there has to be more to life than this.
(How do you define a life crisis anyway? It's not like I'm fighting urges to buy a sports car and do plastic surgery.)

What I do feel however, is that I have lost all the things that made meme.I am not riding, I am not doing any oil painting, I am not dancing, I am not singing. I am not anything anymore.
I no longer know what that is or how to get it back.
I just know that right now I am spending my life going to work and nothing else, and I don’t want that.

Some days I feel like getting a new horse. Other days I get exhausted by the mere thought.
These feelings are the results of a mixture of being dead from work, being afraid of going through a Vasara-thing again, and loosing Dave due to that I will be spending time in the stable every day.
I am also afraid that I am not …

Buns, horses and presents

What a wonderful Saturday!Ellinor picked me up at 11 am at the train station and we drove to Säby gård to have lunch and finally provide me with one of their famous vanilla creme buns that Ellinor has been teasing me with since June last year.After a pancake lunch, I finally got to eat the bun, and I was NOT disappointed.We then drove to the stable so that Ellinor could show me where all Heidi's stuff is so that I am prepared for the weekend in a few weeks time when I'll be taking care of her as Ellinor is going away. Looking forward to that time in the stable! I didn't met Ellinor do anything, I was way to happy getting to much out the stall and grooming etc.Then we drove to Ellinors house where we had some tea and cake and opened our Christmas presents. Then we just chilled before it was time for me to head back home to Dave and dinner.This was a perfect day, I am so grateful and blessed to have friends like these.

Piano course

I was planning to attend a piano course during the fall, but I missed it by a mere week as I didn't get my ass out the wagon until middle of August.This time, I was more prepared and as soon as the course schedules came in the mail box I booked a ten week course, starting February.Time to fetch my keyboard from the cellar and fulfill one more of my 30 before 30 goals!