Going to Uppsala… 24-25. May 2017

24. May

 Cocoa pudding and some orange juice

 Jäämari chocolate ice cream

 Chicken soup and some bread

 A slice of blueberry-banana cake we shared with Loviise and Indrek

 Baked fish and some salad

 Vanilla kohuke

 Some salted potato chips

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I was at work half the day and then we drove to Paldiski with Loviise and my boyfriend to take an overnight boat to Sweden.

 Sunset

 Travel companions

 Windmills

25. May

 Cocoa pudding

 A couple of sandwiches with cheese and sausage

 Chocolate croissant

 Hamburgers and sweet potato fries @ Bastard Burgers

 Plopp and coffee

 Persian food @ Kadbano

 Nomnom. Sadly, I have no idea what most of this was as I didn’t order it myself and I couldn’t read the menu anyway. It was delicious though!

 Baked tomatoes, chicken and other meats on a stick

 Rice with butter and some sauces. The salad was sadly very bitter 😦

 Cake and ice cream

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We took Loviise to her horse clinic near Uppsala and then proceeded to just hang out in Uppsala with my boyfriend. We went to Ikea where we bought a bunch of unnecessary stuff with a few useful exceptions xD Then we just walked around the city centre for a long while and visited Museum Gustavianum where they had a lot of ancient Egyptian artefacts on display. I had never seen a real mummy before… it was so cool and it also freaked me out a lot. I mean, one day you die, you get buried and then thousands of years later you end up as a museum exhibit. How fucked up is that? I felt weird taking a photo, because it used to be a real person once, so I didn’t.

Anyway, I had a great time walking around and in the late evening we had dinner at a Persian restaurant together with Loviise and her clinic people. It’s odd to me that horse training sessions are called clinics xD

 Neighneigh

 Another neighneigh

 Local dwarves

 In Uppsala

 Church fragment

 Ancient Egyptian figurines

 Sarcophagus

 Burial mask

 Viking glass beads

 A Viking helmet

 And another one

 Goats in the middle of Uppsala

 Big church

 Cannon

 Park

 The tiniest sculpture

 Petal snow

 Lost bicycle in the river

 *derp*

 More lost bikes

 Me posing with my avocado mayonnaise

 Daki-san

 Lots of walking

Just work… 22-23. May 2017

22.May

 Coffee and Meridian peanut bar

 Cinnamon bun

 Fried egg, bacon, sweet potato fries and some salad

 Lindmans Framboise lambic beer we shared with my co-workers

 Baked fish and some radish-tomato salad

23.May

 A banana

 Daim and Haribo gummy candies that Kadi got me :p

 A pretzel and some coffee

 Tea

 Potato-bacon pastry nomnom

 Rye bread with cottage cheese salad

 Chicken soup with some coriander bread

 Quark doughnuts

 Baked fish, rice with furikake and some radish-tomato salad

Guardians of the Galaxy and so much coffee… 27-28. April 2017

27. April

 Omelette with rye bread

 Had a doughnut, a cinnamon roll and some coffee

 Buckwheat with chanterelle sauce

With Loviise and Indrek @ Gotsu, Kyuho’s Kitchen

 Lemonade

 Kimchi stew and rice, some rice rolls with minced meat and chili paste filling

 A Guardians of the Galaxy themed blueberry cupcake 😀

Loviise came to Tallinn. We had dinner in Gostu and then went to the premiere of “Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2.” There was a whole event around it with cupcakes and cosplayers :p I made my reluctant boyfriend take a photo with Mantis and Gamora too xD There was also a quiz before the movie and I did fairly well, scoring the 6th place overall out of about a 100 players xD

 I snagged these photos from the Kino Kosmos IMAX facebook page.


My tortured boyfriend with some awesome cosplay ladies :p

A tiny high-five! with Baby Groot 😀 And is that just me or does Star-Lord’s shirt look like it says “baby boy”? xD

The movie itself was fantastic. It was so fun. I have a hard time putting it to words how much I loved it.

28. April

 Oatmeal porridge with a banana, and a cup of coffee

 Eva is in Estonia 😀 We met up for lunch in Vegan Restoran V. I had a delicious smoothie while we discussed all that ails us like proper old people :p

 Black bean noodle salad with guacamole and peanut sauce

 Chocolate avocado cream with cherry sauce

 Then we had coffee in a nearby café. I also had a pistachio roll.

 After meeting Eva, I picked up Loviise and went to show her where I work. Had another coffee and a bacon-onion pastry.

 Rice with tuna, cabbage and soy sauce with some cottage cheese and salad

 Sea-buckthorn lemonade

Ghost in the Shell… 10-11. April 2017

10. April

 Some cereal with milk

 A slice of rhubarb cake

 Mushroom soup with bits of bacon @ Koloniaal

 Rice noodles with veggie-smoked tofu sauce. There were only tiny bits of bell pepper in the veggie mix, so I thought it would be okay, but boy was I wrong 😦

 Rye bread with sausage

My second attempt of baking sourdough bread didn’t go too well either. The bread didn’t rise and was too mushy inside again, but this time it had formed some fermentation bubble-holes in it, so I guess it’s some progress at least 🙂 I got some tips from expert bread bakers in the family that I am going to try out next time.

11. April

 Coffee and a cranberry kohuke

 Four grain porridge with jam @ Koloniaal

 A giant chicken Kiev with some salad @ Koloniaal

 Apple juice, a pancake with ham and cheese + sour cream and salad @ Pannkoogimaja. Boyfriend gladly ate all the bellpeper in my salad.

We went to see the “Ghost in the Shell” movie in the evening. I absolutely enjoyed it. It was visually stunning and made me nostalgic for the anime. I am so glad that I saw in on the big screen, because of all the beauty and spectacle in it. Good times 🙂

Forgetting everything… 5. April 2017

 Rice with tuna, cabbage, sour cream, soy sauce and black sesame seeds


Spicy tomato soup over tortilla chips with some Kalamaja Vürtsleib (bread made by Paljas Pagar) @ Koloniaal

 Fries @ Diner

 Boyfriend had a giant spicy burger

 My “naked” burger with salad. We also shared a bottle of Limonaad.

I had work in the morning. Kadi came to hang out in the café near lunch time, which was awesome 😀 She waited for my shift to end so we could catch the same trolleybus home. By that point I was tired and super forgetful about everything, so half way to the trolleybus stop, I remembered that I needed to go pick up my health certificate from the doctor’s office. So, I tortured her poor tired feet and turned us around, walked to the doctor’s office, picked up my certificate, took it back to work… only to find out that I had forgotten to log out of my Spotify account over there and that I had also forgotten my phone charger xD Good thing I went back there I guess xD

Eventually, we did catch the trolleybus 😀 I was dead tired when I got home, so I took a nap. Since I was too groggy to cook dinner later, boyfriend, the sweetheart, took us to Diner for dinner 😀 Which was the greatest thing ever 😀