May was a month of having visitors, doing final work for university, and saying my first goodbyes to places and people.
May in terms of: Life
At the beginning of the month I just got back from a two-week trip to Austria. If you remember from my April chatching up edition – I stayed at home for two weeks due to my sister’s bachelorette party and my own birthday. When I got back to Copenhagen Carina and I went straight to see the last cherry blossoms of the season.
At the beginning of May two friends of mine came to stay with me for a few days. We had a lovely time – full of sightseeing, beach relaxation and food!
Another very exciting (?) event happened in May: Eurovision Songcontest! After Austria’s victory in 2014 and the big event in Vienna in 2015, Austrians are kind of crazy about ESC. I got invited to a small ESC-party where a few of my fellow BCM people came. However, despite the craziness of the event, we couldn’t wait for the result and decided to go to a club instead … ;)
May in terms of: University
May was the month where all my courses came to an end – the only thing left are two group projects that I have to hand-in in the next few days plus oral exams in mid-June. yay. Hence, a lot of productivity was needed, no time for procrastination you’d think… :D But even in times like that there’s always time for cake!
May in terms of: Food.
Food is a big part of my (I guess everyone’s) life, especially in May as I had to say my final goodbyes to some of my favourite spots in town. Okay, this all sounds overly dramatic, and yes, i will already be back in June and also for next year’s master thesis defense and all that stuff but still…
Moving out also meant ‘getting rid’ of food products that I still had. I just couldn’t take everything with me in my suitcase :D So I got to eat quite a lot of frozen fruits and oats. yay :)
Shaneel – one of my friends from BCM ( who also made the delicious chocolate cheesecake that I mentioned in last week’s post) – invited a few people over to her place(including me of course) and cooked lunch. Pakistani lunch! We were all so excited to try the stuff she’d made. She even cooked something vegetarian for me palak paneer (basically spinach and cheese. yum!) which was so damn delicious that I immediately asked for the recipe. I’ll give it a try myself soonish.
May in terms of: Home.
I moved out of my apartment in Copenhagen and moved back home. It’s cheaper and I have to be at home during the next couple of weeks anyways, so it would be a waste having a room in Copenhagen where no one lives in.
Instead, I got to spend a lot of my time at home with my family and beloved pets in May, enjoying nature & food ;) I guess I had my fair share of asparagus this season…
Also – hello beloved Vienna!
Another very important and exciting thing happened: Austria selected a new president! An election has never been this exciting or controversial like this before in Austria.
It’s good to be back – even though it will only be for a short amount of time. The next chapter of my (study) life awaits me :) But first, I have to finish all my exams…