fredag 26 december 2014

Breaking silence

Well hello there!!
It took over a month to revisit my blog and I do hope I haven't lost any readers along the absence. 
I changed proffession and got a shitload of work. 45 hours per week is not what it is as a beginning teacher. I have been working every single minute I got left. I just barely finished my university assessements and have one to go this semester. 
I have in only a couple of months experiencing all the problems you can get as a teacher but thanks to great colleagues and the best boss I EVER had, I got the support I needed to handle those issues. I can frankly say that I have never in my 22 years as an employee had a boss that supported me completely in an issue were a third person is complaining about my work. Can you imagine how great it feels?

Due to all the busy days and nights this was the only humble decoration I accieved for Christmas this year. A tiny tree and a few branches on the mantelpiece. The other members of the family thinks it's ok. The younger ones are more interested in the gifts anyway.
We also visited the local Christmas fair and at a booth was a lady who made these rustic crowns out of cans. So beautiful I had to buy one. It reminds a bit of the traditional wedding crowns some brides are using here. She also cut out similar patterns with a cutting torch on used oil barrels. I will definitely buy one of those later.

I do hope that next semester will be not as busy as this one. I will definitely try to discipline myself to schedule my time better to get time to exercise. Maybe that will be my goal for next year. 

30 kommentarer:

  1. Den här kommentaren har tagits bort av skribenten.

    SvaraRadera
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    1. Humble decorations perhaps but simply gorgeous!

      The rustic crown made from cans is impressive. I just adore repurposed items into art.

      I completely understand how busy teaching can be. I'm glad to read that your colleagues and boss are supporting you. That makes all the difference in the world, I'm sure.

      Radera
  2. So glad you've got good people around you at work :) That makes such a difference, especially in your profession. Hope you and the family had a nice Christmas x

    SvaraRadera
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    1. I would have gone sick if I didn't have all the vacations to rest on and a supportive boss. Merry Christmas to you too.

      Radera
  3. The rustic crown is amazing and suits the rest of your elegant decor! As does the tree! Your job sounds very busy but if you are loving it, that is the important thing!~ Your boss sounds amazing!

    SvaraRadera
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    1. Yes she is amazing! And a very positive and funny person as well.
      Thanks for the compliment.

      Radera
  4. The crown looks great and I love the contrast of your dark walls and the white furniture (I think I said that before, but I still do ^^)! Your boss sounds really great, I wish my boss was that nice and helpfull. I hope you had some relaxing days at home and have a nice Christmas Eve and New Year's...

    SvaraRadera
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    1. I guess it is those bosses who are very competitive and insecure who are the worst ones. Merry Christmas to you too :-)

      Radera
  5. Welcome back to blogging! I like the crown, very pretty decor. :)

    SvaraRadera
  6. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Your decorations look lovely! My decorations were very minimalist this year too, thanks to lack of time. The rustic crown is beautiful!

    It's wonderful that you've got a supportive boss!

    SvaraRadera
  7. Klart att vi är kvar :) Den där kronan är verkligen jättefin...inget visitkort eller namn på den som gjorde dom? Kram och god fortsättning!

    SvaraRadera
  8. Welcome back! I like your decorations!

    SvaraRadera
  9. De flesta läsarna förstår nog att du har fullt upp :) hoppas det blir lugnare tider snart. Ska man inte få ett långt och skönt jullov som lärare? ;)

    SvaraRadera
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    1. 2,5 vecka räcker inte ;-). Jag måste plugga och så måste jag även planera lite. Min arbetsvecka börjar med 2 dagars extrempass med bara undervisning så planering är ett måste. Det bästa är ändå att jag har fått vila ut ordentligt och haft långa sovmorgnar.

      Radera
    2. Ja jag kan tänka mig att det är mycket planering!
      Men vad bra att du har fått sova ut i alla fall :D

      Radera
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    1. Oh, yes. It was great, calm and silent with the closest family members.

      Radera
  11. Congratulations on the new job! I'm so glad you are enjoying it, and that it's so much better than your old one. :-) Hope you have a wonderful New Year as well!

    SvaraRadera
  12. Kul o höra att det finns mänskliga chefer också! ^^
    Tänk vad snygg en lykta av en gammal burk kunde bli, med den där "swirlen" tillsammans med de andra mönsterna påminner den lite om Tim Burton. :)
    Glöm inte slappna av och ta ett djupt andetag mellan allt jobb! <3

    SvaraRadera
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    1. Ja det har du rätt i Tim Burtonish :-). Jo jag är ganska bra på att koppla av när jag är ledig :-)

      Radera
  13. Your tree is just lovely! I'm glad you have a supportive boss. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

    SvaraRadera
  14. So happy to see a post from you! My goodness that sounds like a lot of work! I am happy you posted though, have missed you! I adore your decorations, they are very minimalist and it looks lovely. I love that crown, wish I could find something like that around here, it's beautiful.

    SvaraRadera
  15. I only did a very few decorations myself this year too, linnea-maria. Sometimes it just all seems like too much work, especially when the kids are only here for a day. So I concentrated on the baking instead, which is always much more appreciated than the decorating anyways.

    Every time I see your black walls, I want to do that myself. But I think it works so well in your house because of the white fireplace and light floors. Probably it would just look like a dungeon in our place! LOL

    SvaraRadera