My Freaky Finds TODAY & MORE PROJECTS TO BE DONE FOR "THE INSPIRED ROOM"

Some updates of my projects that I joined w/ Melissa at "The Inspired Room"---
Yes! one is done but will share the outcome on the deadline which Mel planned.
And as I finished one PROJECT, then I started another one with the pavilion on my open porch which my hubby gave as a "GET WELL SOON" present!
Ahhh!!! am so motivated!!! THANKS FOR INSPIRING...
HERE'S THE NEXT PROJECT that §:-)) almost done!
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AND NOW TO MY FREAKY FINDS FRIDAY!!!

Hope everybody had a wonderful week and hope you didn't work to death. May 1st is a holiday in Sweden, so my co-Swedish blogger's of course have the time to relax and hopefully have time to stroll at the bloglandia.

As usual, every Friday, I have my freaky finds and this time, it's about a lil private thing but, this is just for fun and isn't in real. So, hope you join me for my FUN DAY...

HAVE A HAPPY LAUGH---
Yeah... be sure you had done your necessity b4 climbing up there, K?
Arrrggghhh... what a long queue to visit the restaurant (next pix)
A RESTAURANT toi??? well, keep your stomach in §:-))
Is this the reason you run to (see photos down)
Have you been to my ladie's room lately? Waaahhh---am BUSTED *giggles
And this is my hubby's men's room... BUSTED too!!! * kick his B--off *wink
Yeah, been to Mike Jagger's pad, ain't Yah?
Dare to sit on Tom Cruise FACE? I DO!!!
WHO'S??? or???
Wash well & wipe your hands to avoid illnessess...
ENJOY ALWAYS!!!

SICKIE? + PROJECTS with The Inspired Room? MARIE & ME?

Min dag hade varit så givande. Vädret var fint även om solen ligger halvdan och den klagar inte jag på! Maken var lika spänd och verkligen stöttade mig med min lunchdejt kl. 13.00 idag §:-)
Så gick jag sakta och säker med små steg i taget. Bushållplatsen tar mig 3 minuter i vanligt fall men denna dag tog mig nästan en kvart *pinsamt---men, jar brydde mig inte. Träffade en av min favo blogkompis som bor i Stockholm. Vi hade känt på bloggen i ett år och bestämde egentligen att träffas innan operationen med den var lite tajt där. Så, idag var det dax. Vi träffade på NK's huvud entré och så VOILÀ Marie & Jag---
(nägra bilder finns inte men vi ska träffas igen den 8:e maj hos mig)

TACK MARIE FÖR DU ATT LYSSNADE PÅ MINA BABBLANDEN. Det var verkligen KUL att träffa någon i blogvärlden. Den var första gången jag vågade!!! VI SES SNART IGEN & HOPPAS MINA VÄNNER KOMMER ATT FÅ EN ÖVERRASKNING!
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SÅ HÄR SER DEN UT I MINA TANKAR>>> FIFFIG VAD? eller NOT
THESE ARE MY THOUGHTS NOW... LUV ÉM
The wall of the cobby house is soon finish... TY to D`Nics
Floor must be oiled & this is on the way.
My part is to finish the finishing touches & am still wondering how to!
I started the entrance porch but still working on.
More decors will be hanging here & there. - Shell lamp will be put up
-Bench in the other side
- Curtain will be hang to keep the blowing in
-Trellis will be hang on the wall decor w/ my inspirational designs
But am a bit sluggish so>>>Wait till week end---

My latest project...soon finish too---
I just need to paint one more time (plan tomorrow) & plant my flowers to hang on to the wicker.
I will see if I buy a "welcome" sign
Ahhh... so much to do, to little time
Soon... is SUMMER

Today was a rewarding day for me. I was really excited and my hubby was the most excited of us 3. Well, at 13.00hrs (29(4) I'd met my bloglandia friend in the city. I went up earlier & my dear hubby who was more excited fix my morning coffee b4 he left for work. Nice, huh? He reminded me what to do & how to handle myself in a stressy city. It toke me 15 mins. to the busstop while it only toke me 3 mins, when am fully fine. He he...

Anyhow, I met Marie and this moment was very fruitful! She so nice... listening my woes and my life story & my life's project *blushes

Thanks so much, Marie you make my day glad & motivated---
See you again next Friday at my place!!!
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Call me sickie? Yeah! physically but mentally? Am well off, dóh!!! What my doc advice, eh? "Take it easy this coming weeks your home, re-charge your batteries" Yes, will do, Doc? replied the duckling *giggles

As you can see above... that's what I accomplished or NOT while am home.
SICKIE OR NOT?
Have a wonderful evening & DAY to come, everybody!
Enjoy---

THANKS MELISSA FOR INSPIRING---

EDUCATIONAL DAY or AM I JUST LOVING MY LIFE AFTER ALL???

Hmm... ibland undrar jag varför många folk runt omkring mig eller när jag träffar nya människör, dem undrar var mitt hemland ligger? Andra har så många funderingar om landet. Rika, rikare, rikast. Fattig, fattigare, fattigast!!! Dessa frågor alltid står längst upp i lång listan. Jo, hur ska jag börja då? Landet har en lång historia. Men för att göra historian kort så är Filippinerna en av dem länder som är mest amerikan-engelskan språk begåvad.

Jo, när man är rik i Filippinerna så är man rik och verkligen fattig när man är fattig.

Det är svårt att förstå hur detta land uppkommit. Enligt många historiker så finns det så många stammar från norra till södra Fillippinerna. Så många att även jag hade ingen aning hur den kom sig. Jag läste någon gång att första stammen som kom i detta lilla land heter "Negritos" men många kontrar påståndet. Men... men...

GENOM BILDER KAN JAG BIDRA EN ANING-DET ÄR BRA ATT SE VÅR STAMMAR
MY SIMPLE EXPLANATIONS THROUGH PHOTOS OF OUR TRIBES:

Tribes from LUZON
Igorot tribes in Baguio, Luzon
Ifugao, Northern Luzon
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Tribes (partly) from VIsayas

Ati tribe, Visayas Central Philippines
Spanish "kimona" dress wore during the spanish regime from 1564-1899
Cebuano Ati tribes, Visayas-catholicism due to spaniards
Native in Central Visayas
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Special people like me: tribes from Mindanao
B´laan tribe
B´laan mat weaver, a nice product of the Philippines
Typical chit-chat in their "gumne" lounge
Muslim ladies, Balongis, Mindanao
Malong weaver (their native skirt)
Tribe farmer, Southern Mindanao
"TASADAY" tribes from where I grew up---pls read the link
Manobo tribe, works at our farmstead
Badjao (sea gipsies) tribe in Davao area
This is the usual tribe you see nowadays in most islands
MAP OF THE PHILIPPINES: press to enlarge to see the area & understand

Hmm ... sometimes I wonder why many people around me or when I meet new people fragile them wonder where my country is? Others have so many concerns about the country. Rich, richer, richest. Poor, poorer, poorest! These issues are always at the top of a long list. Well, how should I start then? Philippines has a long history. But to make the story short Philippines is one of those countries in Asia who is most American-English language talented. One of Asian county who predominantly catholicism, the second is East Timor. Almost 95% are catholics according to the census conducted in the year 2000, the total area of this region was estimated to be 115,831 square miles. The census report also stated that the total population of this region was 90 million, having an average population density of 715 per square mile or maybe a bit more depends increase population.

Well, when you are rich in the Philippines you're so rich and really poor when you are poor.

It is difficult to understand how this country arose. According to many historians, there are so many strains from northern to southern Philippines. So many that even I had no clue--- how it came too. I read some artcles that the first strain that came in this small country called "negritos" but many counter-claims, it wasn't?

I hope in this short current event in my post, I give you some clues & thoughts how my old country is.
I am not 100% aware of our history althoug I studied Bachelor in Tourism Management for 4 years in Philippine Women's University in Manila with flying colours. Well... that's my history!

P.S.
I received many emails inquiring my old country and mostly the queries intended to the people of the Philippines. They wonder why we look so unsimilar to other Asians.

SO! THIS IS A SHORT STORY I CAN SHARE TO YOU DEAR FRIENDS...
WHETHER YOU'RE INTERESTED OR NOT.
A VERY CONCISE EXPLANATION SO YOU WON'T GET BORED READING!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE!





Welcome to Stockholm on my SHADOW SHOTS SUNDAY

Yes!!! Today, Sunday, me & hubby went to an early (08.00) Catholic Mass in the heart of Stockholm at Kungsträdgården (King's Garden).

A quite and cosy mass w/ at least 50-60 attendeés. After the mass, we strolled in the park where you can see a blooming "Japansk körsbärsträd- JAPANESE CHERRY TREES" in it's high bloom. I feel so Asian §:-)) I meant, I felt am in Japan *giggles

PLS. ENJOY MY SSS TOUR IN THE CITY OF STOCKHOLM
Shadows are shown everywhere:
I am welcoming you All in the heart of Stockholm---
Stockholm's pride during Spring...
View from Hamngatan & a glimpse of the Opera HOuse...
Shadow of a ruler & a KING ...
Carl XIII king of Sweden 1809 (link is swedish version)
View of the King's Garden towards Hamngatan. NK (swedish Harrod's) is in the background
Skeppbron St. on the way to the castle...
Infron of the castle...
Street for all tourist bus w/ tourists want to visit the Stockholm Castle...
Very important link of the city is this bridge, between Slussen & Gamla Stan (Old Town)
Söder Mälarstrand & at the other side is the Old City
The glimpse of the municipal hall of the city & it's reflections...
Hey! this is all for now good FOLKS! Am running home §:-))
Need my painkiller after 3 hrs doing my day excercise
WoW! D`Nics are on the go @ home, painting the cobby house open porch
My first laundry summer 2009 hanging outside *wink
HOPE YOU GOT A GLIMPSE OF STOCKHOLM---partly!

B4 going, don't forget to visit "Hey Harriet" for more universal shadows
ENJOY THE SUNNY SUNDAY!

Alone HOME on my Freaky Friday LUNCH

Just det! Gick ner gråtande av smärtan och när jag tittade ut genom fönstret så är vädret fint. Vad ska jag göra då? Ska jag verkligen tycka synd om mig själv eller kör på? Jag bestämde mig för att bromsa sakta.

Fruskost med 2 bröd skivor med rökkalkon skinka och ost som pålägg, kaffe och juice. Är det verkligen näringsrik? Skitsamma. Vem byr sig just nu. Jag vill bara få in mig ngt och ta minA värktabletter så kan jag gå ut och ta en titt på himlen.

Så klart, huset är så tyst och tomt. Dottern har nationellt prov på engelska och gubben min cyklade till jobbet tidigt. Hallåååå!!! det ekar--- snart, är det lunch! Tänkte vad ska jag ha då?

Ahhh... kanske beställa??? MATLÅDA ELLER MATLÅDOR ISTÄLLET!!!
This is how you see me at home when am alone, eh?
Do you think this luchbox is healthy?
I tried & tasted rabbit in Malta, but this?
Do you think this is also healthy to make me more stronger?
Looks healthy & cute!
Oh Dear! love to have this for my entré course or?
Starbucks---Asian Style? Who want some?
VEGES I love it!
Waaahhh... my hubby choose this for me!!!
Guess, the house need some make-over, eh?

That's right! I went down early to take an early breakfast so, I take my painkiller too. I have this self-pity sometimes. Specially when I'm alone. Hard to explain my feelings. I been comparing my life then & now and this makes me more sad. Well, pain is still there and this will continue at least more weeks.

Anyway, I peeped out and saw that the sun really shines. Bravo!!! at last! I'll go down on the porch and will take a lil suntan ( your right!). Well, grab my coffee & sandwiches w/c consists of ham & cheese & orange juice. Do you think this is healthy? Arrggghhh... don't care this time what I eat. What I need is something then "PAINKILLER".

Am alone home... lil L is in school and have a national exam for her English language. Dear hubby toke his bike to work, so he can relax his mind after this week has been.

Soon, is lunch... think...think... shall I cook? Not in the world I do, dóh!!!
SO, I DECIDED TO ORDER MY LUNCH BOX IN ASIA...
Here they go... CAN SOMEONE CHOOSE FOR ME, PLS?
Then we ALL head to my hide-away place... wanna HANG-ON?
HAPPY WEEK-END EVERYBODY!!!

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