Things I Love Thursday

Dreaming of Malta…

Things I Love Thursday

A beautiful field towards Wincrange, Luxembourg.

  • CAMPING. Who would have thought? It seems that I’m quite a fan of eating/lazying in nature if there are no loud/dirty people around. Bliss.
  • My boyfriend’s camp-food talents – excellent.
  • Cows
  • A friend totally mocking my Things-I-Love-Thursday lists (but I know he loves me)
  • Wine!
  • The Turn of the Screw (what a weird Gothic horror story)
  • A super-lovely evening with friends, drinking wine, eating delicious food, and chatting :)
  • Ethiopian food
  • Sushi with colleagues
  • Le Petit Nicolas – such cute stories (in very understandable French)
  • Troisvierges
  • The phrase “a miserable failure”

Things I Love Thursday

  • Surviving Rock Werchter
  • Good pizza
  • Discussing Reading Lolita in Tehran
  • A good tent and good camping equipment
  • LORDE
  • My little Maltese flag
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Short lines for the toilets
  • Plait – SO GOOD
  • Other notable bands/artists: Birdy, Jain, Linkin Park, Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Prophets of Rage, James Blake, Royal Blood, System of a Down, Seasick Steve, Alt-J!
  • Gin and tonic
  • Mojitos
  • People pointing approvingly at my ‘WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS’ T-shirt
  • Meeting some lovely Maltese people and hanging out till past 3am on the last day of the festival
  • Wine
  • Lobster
  • Friends and messages
  • Passing another level of French… Onwards et vers le haut!

Things I Love Thursday

Delicious desserts at Glow in Bonnevoie

  • Surviving a French test
  • Thai food on a Tuesday
  • National Day fireworks
  • Staying in
  • A Luxembourgish grill fest
  • Hot chocolate with one of my favourite people
  • Red Electrick! In Saarbrucken!
  • Writing a postcard to my favourite little man
  • Cocktails

Things I Love Thursday

  • Snapchat filters
  • TV series recommendations
  • The Bletchley Circle
  • Daisy Miller (what an odd yet amusing little story)
  • Pink sunsets
  • A “housewarming” party at work since we’ve been in a new building (…since January of last year)
  • Cute babies
  • Malta on Google Street View – obsesssssed
  • A new earring for my helix piercing
  • Panzerotti

Things I Love Thursday

Fresh pasta, fruity sangria, and my favourite magazine in the sunshine in Liège

  • A glorious, glorious Sunday, with babies and friends and sunshine and BBQ food and fresh wraps and laughter and cats and dogs and grass between toes
  • A very lovely Saturday where I had a free day all alone and went on a solo road trip to Liège in Belgium, where I did a spot of book-and-coffee-pod shopping, saw some sights, and had a long, leisurely al fresco lunch (with two big glasses of sangria and a giant pot of fresh pasta)
  • The Happy Reader (it’s so good.)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale – have you been watching it? It’s harrowing and beautiful and I cannot wait for the final episode.
  • Snapchat filters
  • Wine
  • Gin
  • String cheese
  • Rabb.it dates to watch films with my bestie – such fun
  • My super strong, wonderful best friends
  • Trivial Pursuit
  • Sunshine
  • Useful work meetings
  • Baby feet

Things I Love Thursday

Għar Lapsi, Malta

  • Predictably: MALTA
  • My little nephew who is blossoming into such a sweet boy
  • Surviving a 12-hour trip to Malta including a severe thunderstorm and Orly Airport
  • The Pub in Valletta on a sweet Friday night
  • My two best friends who brighten my entire life
  • Seeing really old friends who have also gone to live in other countries but who are in Malta for the general election
  • Oberweis
  • TMI, but a new (retractable!) menstrual cup
  • Doing my civic duty and voting
  • Spending time with my parents
  • Beaches! Sunsets!
  • A shopping spree at LUSH
  • Giving early birthday pressies to my bestie Anna
  • George Orwell, always
  • YouTube
  • The Fork and Cork restaurant in Rabat – incredible
  • A walk and sushi date with my boyfriend
  • A red laser pointer
  • Swimming in the Mediterranean Sea <3

Things I Love Thursday

A pretty restaurant in Berlin

  • BERLIN. What a city. It’s the actual coolest.
  • Dave’s lovely cousin who hosted us excellently in Berlin for 4 days
  • Takeaway
  • Pyongyang
  • Thinking how I should really start changing the name of my TILT posts, considering that most of my blog’s posts are called “Things I Love Thursday”
  • The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Cocktails
  • Beer gardens
  • Korean food
  • The Mauerpark market in Berlin
  • Visiting the Soundcloud(!) headquarters
  • Curry wurst at 2am in the middle of Berlin
  • The Keepers
  • Netflix in general
  • Not missing flights

Things I Love Thursday

My new hair <3

  • Malta – what a country
  • My new hair! I spent 7 hours at the hairdresser’s on Friday and ended up with gorgeous lavender ends.
  • My wonderful best friends
  • The Mediterranean Sea
  • My gorgeous, clever, hilarious little nephew
  • My cat, Venus
  • The Trouble with Women
  • Swimming in the sea with my parents
  • Messaging old friends
  • Watching films and documentaries and TV series on a plane
  • Drinking wine on a plane
  • Mooncop
  • Ali Baba (a restaurant in Gżira, Malta)
  • Surviving a blood test (albeit with a giant bruise/mark)
  • Fancy cocktails in the sun (and in a gorgeous garden) with a lovely friend
  • Serbian breakfast items
  • Malta’s National Museum of Archaeology
  • Gifs
  • A last-minute cocktail with my boyfriend before getting on a plane
  • Boyfriend snuggles on the plane
  • Rising Sun, one of my favourite restaurants ever (it’s in Marsaxlokk, Malta) (have the octopus pasta)
  • A fun and delicious lunch at a couple of friends’ beautiful new home
  • Lunch at the Valletta Waterfront with my bestie (including an Aperol Spritz, of course)

Things I Love Thursday

A sheep in Ireland

  • Eurovision – always a good time
  • Gin and tonic
  • Watching Grey’s Anatomy on rabb.it with my bestie
  • Long Skype calls with my parents
  • Laughter
  • Not completely dying of embarrassment after falling asleep during Shavasana at a yoga class
  • Relaxing evenings at home
  • Maus
  • The nephew’s first birthday – can’t wait to hug and kiss him this weekend
  • Super sunny weather in Luxembourg
  • Sunshine at 9pm in Luxembourg on a Friday night (while walking to get panzerotti)
  • Currently being on the way to Malta for a lovely long-weekend trip