So, I was on holiday last week…
Well, I took a week off from work, it being mid-term and all… And if you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know that I’ve been travelling a bit. OK, that was a bit of an understatement… I was ‘on the road’ (i.e. on the plane / train) most of the week. And no, this is not a full report of my travels, just a quick post on what I’ve been up to.
|Madrid Barajas airport
Anyway, I left Helsinki for Madrid on Saturday (note to self: always book a direct flight within the EU. But if you must change planes, avoid Manchester, or any British airport for that matter, at any cost…). Let’s just say I was glad to travel with cabin luggage only, and no, everything did not go to plan…
But about Madrid… it was again one of those quick trips: Professor M was attending a conference for a couple of days, and I went
sightseeing shopping. There will be a bit more about Madrid a bit later, once I find time to organise my photos.
So, after Madrid, we spent Wednesday in London (again, hubby had meetings to attend; I was on holiday, i.e. shopping…)
|the view from the hotel room window, London
And then we had a chance to spend a day at home in Canterbury before taking the Eurostar to Brussels and heading to Germany for the weekend.
|the view from the hotel room window, Cologne
Germany is where Professor M is from, and every time we visit, we are busy seeing his family. Which is absolutely wonderful, of course, but it also means that in the past 20+ years I’ve seen very little of Germany…
After Germany it was back to the U.K on Sunday evening. And on Monday morning Professor M went to work, and in the afternoon I left for the airport (yes, again) to return to Finland. I arrived just before midnight, just in time to be back to work on Tuesday morning.
So, was it a relaxing holiday? Hell no! My idea of relaxing is to actually stop the rat race that is life and stay put for a moment. That never happens in our household, though. I wonder why…
Anyway, now it’s back to normal life, and I have about 30 hours of teaching in 4 days and a pile of student essays to look forward to. This is the time of year when things get really crazy busy at work for a few weeks, and all my friends complain that they’re starting to forget what I look like.
So, that was my week. How’s life treating you?
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