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The Sunshine Award!

Hi everyone!

This weekend has been so crazy! Yesterday I went to London Fashion Week for some street photography (I will be post pictures very soon!) Then I was at the Old Spitalfields Market, which I can really recommend! I then went on to Camden Market and ended up at a Friends house watching X-Factor.

During all this craziness I was nominated to do The Sunshine Award by the lovely Tallulah whom I meet at the London Blogger Meetup!

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Rules

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you.
  2. Post the award logo.
  3. Nominate 5 blogs
  4. Share 7 facts about yourself.

Here are my seven facts.

  1. I’m from Denmark, but I’m living in London right now which I love!
  2. I hate scary movies, I don’t see the point in them.
  3. I’m living at a Hostel in London and I love meeting all kinds of different cultures here.
  4. Yesterday I went to my first ever Fashion Week.
  5. I’m slightly makeup addicted which is weird since I did not grew up with makeup around me.
  6. I know the most random things at least according to other people...
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Brick Lane Market!

I finally had time to go to the Brick Lane market! If you don’t know what Brick Lane market is, it is on Brick Lane (East London) every Sunday. Brick Lane is such a cool place with street art, vintage shops and so many sub cultures.

Everyone knows Portobello Market in Notting Hill, which is also really cool, but now that I have been at both, I have to say the one on Brick Lane is so much cooler and I would recommend that over Portobello.

It’s not that Portobello isn’t a great place, but there are so many tourists and I felt like every little shop was the same so I didn’t see much new as a went down the street. Brick Lane market is not as crowded, it has more culture and the shops are just better in my opinion.

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Have you ever been to Brick Lane market, Portobello or both?

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London Blogger Meetup

Today has been so much fun. I went to the London Blogger Meetup arranged by Sophie etc. We all meet at Piccadilly Circus, went out shopping and at 2pm we all got something to eat at The Diner.

Here are some of the pictures I took from the day with all the girls. I also linked all the blogger URLs I got from the meetup at the end.

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http://www.sophieetc.com/

http://www.style-trunk.co.uk/

http://www.beccasfashionandlife.co.uk/

http://impatience-is-a-virtue.blogspot.co.uk/

http://www.ohthatkimberley.com/

http://simplymything.wordpress.com/

http://fashiongalaxiesxo.blogspot.co.uk/

http://www.the-cameras-lying.com/

http://charltomwintale.blogspot.co.uk/

http://sjmwelll.blogspot.co.uk/

http://sophie-said.blogspot.co.uk/

http://watermelonraindropx.blogspot.co.uk/

http://ciaosophie.blogspot.co.uk/

http://mynamesmegan.blogspot.co.uk/

http://www.bedinthekitchen.co.uk/

http://blue-slushy.blogspot.co.uk/

Do you follow any of these bloggers?

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A Day In London’s Parks!

Hi!

London was so beautiful yesterday so I was out and taking pictures of the nature. It was so hot that I thought I would die because I didn’t bring summer cloth with me so that was a disaster!

I went out to see the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in Kensington Gardens and that’s where I saw this beautiful Italian Garden!

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Here is the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion that I wanted to see, it was absolutely beautiful!

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I also got around to see London Eye and Big Ben and there were so many tourists!

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Then I saw this thing for the Women of World War 2 which I think is so cool, it’s not often you see something for the women of the war.

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At last I found the way to Queen Mary’s Gardens and saw this cool elephant.

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Have you been to any of these attraction?

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First Day In London!

I made it to London! I just ran around like a crazy person the first day (I have no sense of direction) which made me so tired. The day went with traveling, figuring out transportation and buying all the things from Boots that I didn’t take with me. I found my way to Oxford Street where I found a Vero Moda which made me feel at home since it’s a Danish brand I also live near a Tiger which reminds me of Denmark too.

Today I’m going out to find where I will be working next week and I’m also just going to act like a tourist around town.

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A little evening walk around to find some food.

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The room I’m living in with two other girls.

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After some time spend in Boots to get makeup remover, shampoo, conditioner, hand gel, dry shampoo and other small stuff.

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If someone from London reads this, can you just explain the busses here, it’s so confusing!

 

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Today Is The Day – London!

Today is the day I’m going to London, actually when you are read this, I have already landed in London. I don’t know how much wifi I will have, but I will try to blog about all my new adventures and I have my fingers crossed for a good internet connection!

I hope you will follow along!

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The Pretty Reckless Concert In London!

I’m so excited that my ticket for The Pretty Reckless’s show at the Electric Ballroom in London has arrived, I was really nervous about getting it before I leave next Monday, so that’s a huge relived!

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Are anyone else going?

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Goodbye Party – Hello London

Hi!

I hope you all had a great weekend like I did!

I had a “goodbye” party yesterday with friends and family. I didn’t call it my goodbye party, but just an annually barbecue party for the people on my street. We had a lot of fun with a small “Hawaii” theme with decoration, barbecue, alcohol and music and I was really surprised that I got some presents including a London book from my family.

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Today Christina Thorup and I had a little trip shopping (Christina got a lovely Mac Lipstick and I’m sure there will be a review on her blog soon) and getting some food where I got a postcard from her vacation, this was our last little day before I leave. London is now getting close!

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Birthday Dinner!

Hi!

I was at a friend’s house to celebrate her birthday since I will be London when it’s her actually birthday. She wanted to go to The Diner where we recently had food, but then we decided on trying to do our own little diner.

I love birthdays and I’m kind of still a child when it comes to them, people always think I’m a bit crazy, but at the end of the day they love that making such a big deal out of it. We made some fries, burgers and pancakes for dessert and then we heard a lot of Glee music!

How do you celebrate your birthdays?

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Look forward to tomorrow where there will be a post on making your Google Blogger stand out!

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Homemade Chocolate Macarons!

Well, hello everyone and happy Friday! I made macarons with my mother and I just wanted to share a little picture of them and the recipe if anyone is interested. I love chocolate so much so that’s why I just went all out with the chocolate, but you can do all kinds of colors and tastes. Unfortunately I don’t have any pictures of the process because it was one big mess, but they tasted good in the end!

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You will need

For the macarons

  • 135 grams of almond flour
  • 230 grams of icing sugar
  • 20 grams of cocoa powder
  • 3 big egg whites

For the ganache

  • 250 grams of dark chocolate
  • 3 deciliter of cream

Take the 3 egg whites and mix until it’s stiff enough to turn the bowl upside down. Then, mix the eggs with the almond flour, icing sugar and cocoa powder. After that, you should make some circles of it on some cookie sheets and leave them to dry a bit before putting them in the oven at 150 degrees C for 12 minutes.

When making the ganache you should melt the chocolate and then slowly mix in ...

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