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LOOK AT THAT, MY SISTER LET ME MAKE A TATTOO FOR HER!!!

She has been bugging me for a tattoo since forever but I am never satisfied enough with my cartoon-characters but I found this recipe on tumblr to make temporary body art.
Turns out it is both better than I thought it would but nowhere near the promised two weeks of durability…. well, at least it is harmless to her.

But now I am hoked and I wanna do MORE body art!!! Luckily my sister jumped on the train and has a whole lot of ideas in petto.

LIVE BLOGGING from the abyss…

Who would have thought that those shitty steriotypes about Italy are 100% TRUE???
It’s been six days and I’ve eaten pasta TWICE DAILY
There are exactly 32 mosquito bites covering my poor but apparently quite delicious body, one of which I am fairly sure must have been caused by THIS MOTHERFUCKER HERE.

Gathering my courage I talked to the host mum who took a peek at my PRO/CONTRA list… which was fairly out of balance and rather long.
After a uncomfy silence of several seconds she announced that she’s gonna change half of it and that I can go home for a few days so they can fix it under the condition that I’ll come back for the weeks in which they really need a professional au pair girl (they wouldn’t be able to find another that fast and I am quite good).

SO I RAN HOME SO FAST, YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE IT o.O

Hugging my mum made everything better and I am still looking forward to actually SEE Florence… which was kind of the main reason why I wanted this job.

John Keats' handwritten poem “Sweet, sweet is the greeting of eyes” written at Keswick on 28 June 1818 in a letter to George and Georgiana Keats. The poem reads:

Sweet, sweet is the greeting of eyes
And sweet is the voice in its greeting.
When adieux have grown old and goodbyes
Fade away when old time is retreating.

Warm the nerve of a welcoming hand
and earnest a kiss on the brow,
When we meet over the sea and o’er land
Where furrows are new to the plough.

John Keats Collection, 1814-1891; MS Keats 1, Letters by John Keats. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

I imagined it in Benedict’s voice and UNF…

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Should I stay or should I go

So I’ve settled down in Italy for now. That is IF I plan to stay, my new host family permitted me to “test the water” for one week or two before we sign the contract. 
Let’s say I am a little bit conflicted: 

  • you see, I really like culture/art/architecture and there is a MASSIVE amount of places to discover in Florence but the HEAT is intense so I won’t be able to enjoy it much because I react poorly to it.
  • Then again it is a beautiful place to stay but there are two kinds of mosquitoes who all seemed to take a liking to my young flesh. Both bites are rather unpleasant, itchy and furthermore quite painful on the long run. Not to mention the risk of infection…
  • I can relearn italian quite quickly but the oldest kid I am taking care of is a MONSTER.
  • The possibility of meeting people doesn’t compare to being close to my family.
  • I earn at least a small amount of money but can virtually NEVER relax since I am a full-time au pair girl.
  • The house is beautiful but in a horrible hygenic state and I am unable to keep up with the clean-up.
  • And last but not least the IMMENSE amount of shame if I give up so easily.
  • The shower is broken and the water doesn’t work for serveral hours EVERY DAY.

Written down it becomes quite clear that going home is winning by several points… BUT LOOK HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS!!!!!!!!1!

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The hills surrounding Fiesole allow a stunning view over all the valley including Florence.

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Even the road to the house is pretty since it leads through a pittoresque forest!

After spending 12 months, one week and an additional day in France working as an au pair girl for a very demanding family I finally moved back home.
But not without a very surprising parting gift from the WHOLE family: after saying my good-byes to the kids the parents sat me down. Naturally I was expecting nothing but my pay cheque but they got all serious and told ME THAT THE WHOLE FUCKING FAMILY NEEDS TO BE TREATED AGAINST A FREAKING CONTAGIOUS PERTUSSIS-INFECTION!!!
They must have known for days now because they were already on medication but they told me TWENTY MINUTES before they dropped me off at the train station. 
Well, at least that explains the symptoms… but SERIOUSLY???

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That’s why I had to postpone my departure for the new job in Italy… at least I am prepared for all eventualities by now. 

petesy:

Yesterday I received my part of the tea swap from gammadot! It included the following things:
A super cute origami dragon (it flaps its wings when you pull its tail!)
A purple musical not tea infuser, I love it <3
A card from Strausbourg
A letter
And seven (!) packages of tea!
I’m super happy with what I got, I especially look forward to trying the orange tea and the white rose blossom tea. And now I have a super cool infuser I definitly have to try drinking loose leaves tea more often.
Thank you gammadot for your awesome package! (´∀`)♡♡♡

YAY, I’m so glad you like it!!! :3
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petesy:

Yesterday I received my part of the tea swap from gammadot! It included the following things:

  • A super cute origami dragon (it flaps its wings when you pull its tail!)
  • A purple musical not tea infuser, I love it <3
  • A card from Strausbourg
  • A letter
  • And seven (!) packages of tea!

I’m super happy with what I got, I especially look forward to trying the orange tea and the white rose blossom tea. And now I have a super cool infuser I definitly have to try drinking loose leaves tea more often.

Thank you gammadot for your awesome package! (´∀`)♡♡♡

YAY, I’m so glad you like it!!! :3

thenightengaleofnocturnal:

popculturesavvyangel:

destiel-inthe-shower:

scriptscribbles:

Let us sing the songs of our people.

Supernatural…we have no theme song :(

NYAAAAFWOOOOPP *annoying ringing in ear* eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEEEEEEEEEEEENEGJIJEIOGWJ ORSGSOIGJJSKLVDLXDXSLVMGSLKGJRG *Static* *static* *silence*

Carry on my wayward son
There’ll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don’t you cry no more

EXCUSE YOU but did you leave the best for the last on purpose?

O DEATH by Jen Titus

  • Track Name

    When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats

  • Album

    Tom Hiddleston Reads Poems

  • Artist

    Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston reads When You Are Old by W. B. Yeats

When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;
How many loved your moments of glad grace,
And loved your beauty with love false or true,
But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face;
And bending down beside the glowing bars,
Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead
And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.

My favorite Yeats-poem read by Thomas William Hiddleston…

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