weeknotes, 19/21

– the letter is off to the landlord, and so, unless something weird happens, i guess we’re buying a house! scary and exciting in equal measure.

– first covid nose + throat swab. unpleasant, but mercifully quick. two more to go in the next few weeks.

– stumbled on a pair of friendly egyptian goose, just going about their day at parque das nações! the thrill of spotting a new bird for the first time still hasn’t worn off.

– and we’re off to the azores! :)


analogue wednesday #262

twelve years ago, in a shaky beijing.


weeknotes, 18/21

– i guess we’re buying a house? my head hurts from all the math we have to do in order to pull this through, and it’s scary not knowing how things will go. this is very much not our style… but we’ve talked to so many different people about it this week, and everyone says we’d be fools not to go ahead, so i think i feel a bit more at ease with the decision now. let’s see how it goes.

– now that i know we’ll be staying put for a few more years, i’m going to hang these cute birdhouses that my brother made for us. :) we’ll try to put them in spots that we can see from the house, so that we can spy their new occupants. i’m rooting for blue tits!

– finally got a prescription to treat a stupid nail fungus that has been bothering me for a while now. good riddance.


one second everyday — april 2021

so, april! it was the end of the lockdown, and we’ve gone west and north in our search for fresh air.

some highlights included the long hike on the southwest coast, lots of birdwatching, the return of game nights and some family time too!


analogue wednesday #261

finding your way is hard, sometimes… i wish they were all this straightforward.