Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Tale of Thomas Burberry.

This is perfection. Watch in HD.

Before the spark diminishes from the life you’re meant to lead.

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My last two days (Monday-Tuesday) in pictures. Feel free to follow me on Instagram, my private: @jmll or my official/public one: @jubileejulia.

Första advent.

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Godmorgon! Ligger fortfarande kvar i sängen och njuter denna måndag. Däremot, kunde min första lediga dag efter att ha jobbat helg fått börja lite bättre. Jag har fått jätteont i mitt högra knä. Har haft det lite grann sedan jag började jobba igen men inatt kunde jag inte vända mig utan att jag kände smärta. Nu på morgonen har jag inte velat sträcka ut det drabbade benet alls, men efter en Alvedon känns det i alla fall lite bättre!

Första advent, igår, söndag, var en trevlig dag trots jobb och gym. Jag unnade mig en saffranskringla på Gateau (till lunch…) och efter jobbet, precis innan gymmet, köpte jag en “NOCCO Skumtomte” som faktiskt var väldigt god! Jag drack den inte förrän jag var hemma igen dock; satte mig vid köksbordet och kollade på en julfilm på Netflix innan jag orkade mig in i duschen. Helt slut var (är) jag.

Nu ska jag snart upp och tvätta med mitt onda knä. Vi får se hur det går!

I just can’t get you out of my head.

Good evening folks! Currently sweating my ass of at the 24/7 gym in Västra Hamnen (West Harbour) here in Malmö, right next to my new job at the grocery shop – Maxi ICA Stormarknad. The main reason I’m writing this right now is because I’m playing good old Kylie Minogue songs as we “speak”. I’ve grown up with her music since my dad loves her. When I was about 5 years old I used to watch the VHS we had with her music videos… Anyway, many of her tracks are actually really good here at the gym and for the walk home later!

Destination Christmas.

I’ve been longing for the Christmas season for quite some time now, and it’s finally here! I love to get in the mood with Christmas songs, films and not least – adverts (I’m sure you can tell by now)! Here’s a cute one from Heathrow Airport that I recently found. British adverts are beyond compare. The majority of the Christmas adverts I’ve seen and shared with you, I would be delighted to see as full-length feature films. There are several brilliant narratives with great messages, not to mention the various remarkable characters!

Christmas with love from Mrs Claus makes me realise what truly makes me happy – my siblings. Their happiness. I wish I could give them everything they ever wanted, but most importantly, I wish I could be with them and share the joy. I really appreciate all the time I get to spend with them (which, unfortunately, is not too often). It doesn’t matter if we just talk over the phone or if we only meet a few minutes to say hello; each and every moment is precious.

All things SOREL.

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SOREL, the best brand when it comes to winter shoes! Stylish with comfort, protection and warmth! The selection above are my favourites from the range. All images are from SOREL’s website. Check ’em out!

Can’t wrap this!

Christmas – the most wonderful time of the year – unless you’re a Hamleys employee and have to wrap teddy bears and other toys that are ‘mission impossible’ ha-ha! Today it is three years ago I started working as a Christmas employee at Hamleys (The Finest Toy Shop in the World) in Malmö. Undoubtedly a festive season and a very merry time of my life!

If only there was a way to be in two places at once.

Breaking news, Sainsbury’s Christmas advert this year is, in my opinion, way better than John Lewis’s. Sainsbury’s The Greatest Gift is very captivating and contemporary. I can easily relate to: “I don’t have time, there’s only one of me.” Watch it!

It’s worth peeking at John Lewis’s Christmas advert too, it’s just that I expected something more sentimental in line with previous years. Buster The Boxer is, regardless, very sweet!

Last but not least, another wonderful Christmas/winter story worth sharing! The excellent moral of the tale: “Make time for what you love.”

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Absolutely love this!

Time to come home.

My love for good Christmas adverts is endless. This one is heartbreaking but with an extremely important message. Since I will have to spend Christmas alone this year it gets particularly emotional for me. I must work as much as possible the coming months, which means that I need to stay in southern Sweden during the holidays, and I only have my family here… I cannot remember the last time I was welcome to join any of them for Christmas (nor anything else really). I miss my parents and siblings so much. All I want for Christmas – is you.

Turn on the subtitles if you do not understand German!