May 25th is internationally (and intergalactically πŸ˜‰ ) known as Towel Day, the day when we pay tribute to the legendary Douglas Adams.

In case you don’t know (shame on you) he’s the author responsible for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. Some of the greatest books in the entire world if you ask me. In 2005 they made a movie based on it. Having both Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy and Sam Rockwell in it helped a lot, but unfortunately it didn’t come anywhere near the geniality of the books.
He also wrote the Dirk Gently books. They were recently turned into a TV series featuring Stephen Mangan as Dirk. Sadly I haven’t had a chance to watch it yet. Fact is, he wrote a shitload of stuff during his life. He was also an environmental activist and a technophile, apparently the first person to buy a Mac in Europe.

I first came across The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy at a friends house. I was maybe 10-12 years old and was sleeping over at a friends house. During the night I woke up and couldn’t fall back to sleep,

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This post is about menstruation, blood and gore. I.e. all the joys of being a woman.
Men and other squeamish creatures might wanna skip this.

Ever since puberty hit I’ve been cursing the hassle menstruation brings and how unbelievably unfair it is to be forced to spend so much money on sanitary products. 😑 It’s expensive and irritating and, being the nature geek that I am, not very eco-friendly. Then about a year or so ago I came upon an article about menstruation cups, and I immediately thought it sounded like a great idea! After reading a bunch of articles and reviews I decided to buy one and try for myself and now, 6 months later, I’m in love!

There are a number of different brands of cups out there but I picked the Mooncup, mostly because it was the brand the most recommended site I found was selling.

On the site I ordered from (, men dom tycks ha lagt ner webshoppen nu) they had a nice little chart that helped me pick the right size. It said size B is for women under 30 who haven’t given birth vaginally,

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Aaaand now I’m sick. Markus was completely knocked out for most of last week from a massive cold, and now I have caught it from him. Great. I don’t normally stay in bed when I’m sick, regardless of disease I will drag myself into the living room and curl up on the couch instead, but not now. I actually spent a whole day in bed. Says something about how bad it is…

New job seem really great though! Everyone’s super nice and friendly!
Due to hiring several new people in recent months they have some re-arranging to do regarding where everyone is sitting. New desks have been ordered for us newbies but they haven’t arrived yet. I have a temporary work station (with a huge, scary Mac computer. Think I’ll try bribing it with pretty desktop backgrounds so it starts liking me) at the end of a hallway with two other girls, but soon I’ll get a real office to share with the web developer guy. He’s a metalhead like me so I think it’ll be great. The boss said something about our office going to be the Rock n’ Roll Room. πŸ˜›

Gonna go rest again,

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Happy Beltane/Walpurgi’s Night people!
Just like last year I’ve lit a tiny Beltane fire (i.e. a candle in a lantern) on the balcony. But no drink. So far.

Imaginary Karin - Walpurgis night 2012

In other news, that I think I’ve already mentioned on Twitter, I’ve got a new job! :yay:
I’ve spent the last 2 years working at a small local advertising agency but a while ago I got an offer I couldn’t refuse from another agency in town. Basically the same job I have now, screwing around with websites and stuff, but at a bigger agency for a bigger salary.
I already have a friend working there (who I think had a great deal to do with me being offered the job πŸ˜‰ ) and I’m acquainted with a few others so they’re not all strangers, but I’m still a little nervous. This is not just some random job – this could actually be a proper career! Ye gods… 😳

One problem I can see already is that I’ll get a Mac computer since that’s what everyone else there has. I’ve never used a Mac!

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Deanna of passed on the Versatile Blogger award to me! Thank you! πŸ˜€
I actually love silly stuff like these (just as I love lists, and surveys) so I’m more than happy to participate.


– Thank the award giver and link back to them in your post.
– Share 7 things about yourself.
– Pass this award along to 15 other bloggers.
– Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know about the award.

7 facts

1. I never played with dolls as a child, I didn’t like them at all – but I loved My Little Pony! I had almost 100 of them + the Dream Castle and the Stable and a million other related stuff. I still have everything packed away in my basement. I’ve been thinking about taking it all up and clean it and maybe start collecting ponies as a hobby, but I don’t have enough space at the moment.

2. As a teenager I used to compete in orienteering. I don’t really like sports, but orienteering I love! It’s the one sport that suits me perfectly –

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