Saturday, 14 December 2013

My Weekend At Beije’s (10)

10 days until Christmas. The countdown continues.

Ah, good old writer’s block.

The number one reason for not getting anything written. And coincidentally the reason this post will be about as short as the previous one, despite that it’s supposed to be a weekly update one. “Gang aft agley” as the expression goes—especially if, like me, you’re picky about saying things in their original language—and this week was very much one, of “agley”.

Speaking of which, I recently found out that I’ve been pronouncing “mozzarell” wrong all these years. Apparently I’ve been doing it New York -style, swallowing the final “a”, all this time. Imagine my horror.

Needless to say I’ve of course corrected this grave error and have since started saying “mozzarella”, like it should be.

Anyway, I was talking about my plans not quite going the way I would have wanted them to.

So, here I am. Sitting in Stockholm, with Beije and enjoying my weekend ale whilst reluctantly watching the first The Hunger Games films.

And really the only part of that that wasn’t according to plan, was the choice of film.

But I did also have plans of continuing my countdown to Christmas with something interesting and vaguely Christmas-themed, so here you go: “Julbocken