The coming two weeks I’ve been looking forward to. Some peace and quiet. 😻
We’ll be relaxing in a quiet coastal area, away from the business of the city. In a simple Dutch holiday cottage. 10 minutes away from the beach (a less touristic one 🙂 ) by bicycle.
I haven’t been there in at least 10 years! I’ve been told the home has been modernized. It’s the holiday home of friends of my mother I’ve spent a lot of time with when I was little.
Today, before my mother, sister and I leave (solar panels will be placed at home today so my father is coming tomorrow), I’ll show you my neighborhood’s closed sluice tunnel doors. 🙂 I don’t remember having seen them closed before, so that will be a new sight for us both. 🙂
Meowss I slept until about 10 PM yesterday, after which I ate and packed. Today I need to file my taxes before we leave! (Reminder-to-self. (There’s not much to report at all lol *cries*.))
I hope to find much more words of encouragement the coming days. I find the things I’ve been hearing, seeing and reading quite very discouraging (especially random advice quote tweets oh my god it’s so depressinggg what am I even doing on Twitter). So I’m telling myself what I need to hear without any limitations. That’s to make a long story short.
We’ll (yes that includes you my Catje 🙂
I’m taking your mind along on my “holiday” ♥ ) be relaxing. Catching up on sleep, cycling through nature, chill at the beach, make some pretty pictures and nice videos (I’m taking my camera and tripod), cook some nice dinners, game some, and more. 🙂
I might also work on the D.O.C.I.S. Store, our book club and the D.O.C.I.S. International website while I’m there… I’m taking my laptop along…….. That’s quite stressful to me, but I really want those things finished (especially before my lectures start). I might also start to freshen up my maths there…
But calm yays. 😀 I really hope you’ll actually come and visit me while I’m there. My family will be there some days – mainly on the weekends. I’ll be there alone for quite a few days.
Ah meow it would be so cool if you’d come to spend some time with me there. It would be such great fun to cycle through the coastal nature, cook together, take a long walk on the beach and drink my favorite type of brandy. 😻
It would be so sexy to do that with Victishe. 😻 Or someone like him, character wise. That’s you, my meow! We’re friends right. 😏
Cheers to the coming days (if we don’t count nature’s odd and quite alarming behavior). 😀
See you later my Catje ♥
Updated 01:52 (AM) [Timezone UTC +2 (Amsterdam)]
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Meoow we haven’t left Capelle yet. 🙁 The intention to leave at 2 PM today isn’t in sync with my sister’s hangout schedule. So we’ll probably leave in the evening. Which is also fine. Teenagers. 💁 We’re all in holiday mode. 🙂
Meanwhile I’ve taken a moment to enroll in all courses for my first year as a mathematics student at the University of Antwerp. I’m such a nerd lol. (Mind you that clicking it will influence your phone’s agenda but I don’t know exactly how because I’m pasting it here so that I can open it on my phone.) Here’s the link to my study schedule: webcal://sisaroosters.uantwerpen.be/prod/8f53657d088a48949aea2fcbea4995a6/basic.ics . I’m pasting it here because this is far cooler than sending an e-mail to myself (because Microsoft laptop and Google phone) and meoooww I share everything with you. 😀 ♥ Ahahahaha it seems like I’ll only have time for mathematics (especially because officially I’m an alpha student and this is a beta course so my brain will be stimulated in a way it isn’t often stimulated) and nothing else from September onwards, but I’ll have all January off. 🙂 Combining this with my other endeavors will be quite something. But I look forward to sharing what I learn here. 🙂
Very calming news is that my parents are willing to pay my tuition and (a part of) my rent. And I didn’t even have to beg for it. Or even ask for it. That’s such yays. 😀 Then I’ll worry about my finances sooo much less because now I’ll have so much more financial breathing space through the year.
I’m going to visit the closed sluice tunnel now to share the view of it with you. 🙂 After that we’ll be doing some grocery shopping for the holiday home and then we’ll be on our way to peace and quiet. I’ll be back in a few. xxx
Updated 17:05 (05:05 PM) [Timezone UTC +2 (CEST) (Amsterdam)]
Meoow apparently the construction workers still open the sluice tunnel for pedestrians after their work hours. Then I’ll show us what it looks like after our beach days yays.
My mother and I have just finished grocery shopping. Now she’s going to get takeout near my grandmother (her mother)’s house (plentyyyyy of options) and I’m at my grandmother’s to put her luggage in the car. (Such teamwork meoww. 🙂 ) She’s also coming along for a few days. Family beach chillings ayy haha. 🙂
Now – when the takeout is prepared – we’re going back home to eat and load the car.
This will be holiday 1/2. We’re also going to Curaçao and this time going there we’ll also do fun things like jetski-ish things yay. 😻
Updated 19:51 (07:51 PM) [Timezone UTC +2 (CEST) (Amsterdam)]
We’re on our way. 😻 It’s about 1,5 hour from Capelle (by car).
Grocery shopping included getting some Primark shades. My prescription shades were in a bag of mine that was stolen. To get new ones I should get a better insurance package, for which I need a higher income blah blah ramble ramble.
I couldn’t see that the sticker was on it when I took the picture though haha. 😅
The feeling of happiness has been embracing my heart all day. 🙂 The long-term I have ahead of me seems to be going in the direction I want it to go in. With the financial support of my mother/parents, I can live alone from September onwards, with no worries. 😻 The fresh start I neeeed yayayay. 😻 I’m happy my mother is supporting me and convincing my father. ♥
My blog is such a random place when it comes to the collection of my expressions of heartache. It’s not nice of me. 🙁
But it’s a non-permanent image of emotional self-development we’ll be able to laugh about when I’m old, grey and Graey looool. I can’t wait until I’m the one who people will reach out to with “Please collaborate with me” e-mails, instead of me being that Catje who chases Graeynissis. One day I will be chased meoww.
We’re almost there now. 🙂
Updated 23:10 (11:10 PM) [Timezone UTC +2 (CEST) (Amsterdam)]