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There's happened quite a bit since my last post. I'll begin with mentioning that school started again. This is my last year at gymnasium. Fact is that I should've graduated this summer but that all changed after I fell into a deep dark mental health hole which was very tough craving up from. Even though this was almost two years ago I still do have some dark moments now and again, but not half as bad to what they used to be. Anyhow, I'm grateful to get a second chance to for fill my missed term. There were actually a few courses that I didn't need to attend b'cause I managed to study those while still in treatment.
I've noticed that I need to be creative and do things that I enjoy doing and are value by not only myself but for others as well. Or else I'll feel like I'm up to no good. Even though I now that's defiantly not true. But that's basically how I work. Therefore I think it's very nice being back to school again after a nice, long and relaxing summer holiday.
Me becoming vegan I think has helped me a lot getting my "life" back. I now go training taekwondo again which I love and I have been doing for 11 years now. This weekend I'm going to attend a corse too refresh my referee license which I'm looking forward to 👊🏼 All these things have helped me finding myself . . .

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Believe it or not, these past few days has been the best days so far in my life. I had never planned on attending a festival this summer and especially not a Fresh Food Festival across the Swedish boarder in Denmark. Just a couple of weeks before the festival a guy I follow on YouTube named Ted Carr mentioned a couple of vegan festivals that was going to be held very soon and one of them would be held in Denmark. At first I couldn't believe it, this would mean that I actually could attend one because it's very close to Malmö where I live. I was super exited about it and even now, when I've actually been there I can't believe that it actually happened. I'm extremely grateful of being able to attend this festival and get to meet such amazing people who we all share the same interest and have the same passion for. The vibe was amazing, something I've never experienced before. Constant happiness. Isn't that amazing?!
The fresh juicy fruit was amazing and Chris Kendall, one of the chefs made delicious raw vegan food. In fact I'm actually staying all raw now and I haven't felt better in my whole life🙊💕🙌🏽

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Hey y'all💁🏽
I figured I'd make an update. Today has actually been one of the best days ever. I went to Denmark to the Fresh Food Festival here in Ringsted. I've met so many amazing people here today and I'll be here to Sunday afternoon when I'm heading back home to Malmö. The schedule includes activities such as morning runs, yoga, Zumba dancing and other social activities as well as lectures about different topics surrounding veganism and particularly raw veganism. This was actually my first time ever attending a food festival of any kind. When I found out about the Fresh Food Festival that was on top of that raw vegan I just had to go, full stop. This is amazing. I'm just saying. All the people here are so vibrant and full of life and energy. I'm so happy I watched that YouTube video where Ted Carr who's actually one of the speakers this year mentioned it. It's unbelievable to actually get to meet new people who share the same interests and beliefs as one self and you connect so well with them. For everyone out there who maybe is considering going vegan, I can say that veganism is so much more than a diet, it's a lifestyle and it takes time to change a lifestyle. It's definitely something I'm dedicated to and I've never felt as good as I'm now. If anyone wants some advice or have any questions what so ever I'm more than happy to share my knowledge and views (^ν^)

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Firstly I want to thank my wonderful parents for have given me this once in a lifetime opportunity. It's given me so much more confident and I've grown as a person. I'm really grateful to have been able to go on this amazing language trip to Malta and meet new wonderful people. I couldn't have wished for a better host mother than Tanya. And I'm extremely grateful for that. Thank you to everyone who has supported me both financially and mentally during my trip and for everyone's support xx

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It was hard saying goodbye to my host family. I gave Tanya the biscuits. She actually didn't like me spending my money on her, but it was the least I could offer. The letter I wrote she appreciated a lot more. She placed it with all the other letters she had got from her preschool children. You can't guess what happened next!? She actually gave me a necklace with a motive of a shimmering little butterfly. What she said next was totally not expected. Both she and her daughter told me that I was one of the "best" students that she has ever had over to stay, during all 13 years that she's been having students over. It's pretty hard to believe but I guess I am quite a nice person. I only wish I could see it for myself sometimes.
Tanya offered to show me the top floors as well, where I've actually never been. I got to go up on the roof and the view was very pretty from up there. There I took lots of photos so I could show my family when I get back home and post some here for you guys to see😉
Saying goodbye was sad. I'll really miss her and her family. Maybe we'll meet again. On the way to the airport she asked if I recommend Sweden as a travel destination, which I did. Skånes nature is very nice and it varies a lot from place to place. We have some beautiful long beaches you can walk along too.
I hope she comes here with her family for a holiday sometime. If so I'll gladly be her guide haha😘

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Today is my last full day here at Malta. It's sad having to leave all these amazing people I've gotten to know.
We had our last day of school today. Because there were students who left yesterday all three classes was joined together to one. We were divided into groups and Maria, the teacher I've been having, wrote down different words on the board that we were to make a story out of. It was fun in the beginning but as she kept adding more and more new words it became a bit tiring, haha. But I thought our story turned out not pretty good. Maria a very sweet and loving woman and it's hard saying goodby to her.
After school we went to the beach Ghadira Costa. It was super hot today and I went for a "swim" several times. It was really shallow so you can barely call it a swim, haha. It's actually the most popular beach due to that it's always very still without any waves so it's great for children as well😊
I've been thinking about those nunchucks I saw in Valetta a lot, and I regret not buying them. Tomorrow would be my last opportunity to get them. I asked Nathaly (my leader) for permission If Tanya could drive to Valetta before departure. She said it was okay with her and that I should ask Tanya. Tanya told me that it's very hard getting in to Valetta during the day by car. Though there was another solution, and that was to take the buss. I'd have to catch it at 9am to be able to get back in time and avoid traffic. Now I only needed Nathaly's permission.
In the evening we took the bus to Buggiba where we've been twice before. It's a town that extends along a beautiful coast which has manny souvenir and tourist shops.
Whilst walking along the coast I met Nathaly. I asked her if it was okay for me to go into Valetta buy buss by myself, but it wasn't. The reason was safety of corse. If something was to happen it would be my host mother who would have to stand for it.
In Bugibba I went looking for some post cards by my self. The fact is that I enjoy walking along the streets and go shopping on my own. It gives me an opportunity to talk to people that I'd never talk to otherwise. Besides that I get to go where I fee like and not blindly follow my friends as I usually do. I bought some postcards to give to the wonderful people back home. I also bought a gift to my amazing host mother Tanya. She is an amazing woman and I'm really grateful for having been able to spend three weeks with her and her lovely family. Her 5 year old sun David, her 11 year old daughter Victoria and her husband Reno 😊🙌🏽💕

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I had a very chill day today. School in the morning went well. We took a test to see which grade we were going to get on our diploma. For the students who traveled from Stockholm left one day earlier at the 15/6, so today was their last day. Tuva and Elina who also is living with Tanya house will be going back home tomorrow.
The weather was very nice today again and the temperature was around 33℃. We spent spent our afternoon from 12 to 16pm at Paradise Bay, which was our last time here. I'll miss that beach, it's really beautiful and the water is very clear as it is at most beaches here😉 I love the feeling of getting into the ocean after have been sunbathing to the point where your so hot that your sweating, haha😅
Tonight we had our last party which was a foam party yet again. There's more and more people for every time and the music is really loud, a bit too loud for me. I actually did not feel like going and coming home at 12pm all wet. I was really grateful that I could stay at home and get an early sleep.

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I had high expectations for today's event. Maybe a bit too high. In the pack I bought there was included a trip to the water park Splash And Fun as well as to the marine world next to it. I actually though you were to pay extra for visiting the marine world as that's been the tradition here with STS. When we arrived at 10ish we all had to wait until 12:15 until we could enter the Splash And Fun. It was really sad to se the seals, dolphins and the reptiles in captivity trapped. Some of the snakes cages weren't big at all, some couldn't even stretch in their cage they were in. 🐍 If I'd only known that this was included in the price I don't think I would have gone.
Whilst waiting for the seal show to start I played some cards with the girls. It was actually quite fun, Rebecca taught me a new card game called "Bluff" which means X in English.
Sea Lions are really amazing and intelligent animals. It was pretty cool what they had been taught to do in their performance. I felt bad for paying for having them there and I really hope that they are treated well. There would be a dolphin show as well but that I didn't feel like watching. It's so sad having such nice animals not being able to swim freely in the ocean🐬
Spending time at Splash And Fun wasn't that fun at all. I'd expected colourised water, but it was salt water😐 I only went on one slide which was so slow that I totally lost my interest in trying the other ones. There was one that seemed quite interesting where you got on a blow up thingie and slid down a slope and up another🏄🏽 I kind of regret not going on it but I don't actually mind. These kinds of water parks were a lot more fun when I was younger, haha😅
At the evening we went to Mdina, Maltas old capital city. It was super cool walking threw the dimly lit narrow alleys. There was a small shop where they sold very beautiful glass cups, vases, candles and other very beautiful glass made things😍 The glass is actually made here in a factory near Mdina💎 In Mdina we went to a well known cafe called Fontanella. It was very beautiful there and it would have been even more beautiful if it wasn't that dark so you would be able to see the view from the balcony. Sadly they didn't have any vegan options there but I didn't mind. The only thing I felt like eating was those oranges down stairs, lol. I haven't eaten any for 3 weeks now😁 But in three days I'll be on my way home again and then I'll be able to have it all😍

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For the first time in a long while I actually managed to get a decent sleep and forfill my sleepin which was much needed🙌🏽 
At 11am we jumped on the red mini bus and got driven to the beach Armier. Just wen I was to jump on I couldn't remember bringing 3€ for a lounger. When we arrived and I was packing up my things I found my wallet in the bottom of my big bright yellow bag. Luckily I had 3€ in it and I was able to pay for my lounger. But...I never were to pay for it. My friends that were laying next to me told me that they had to. I've got no idea why I didn't have to, maybe because they arrived first and that the man preparing mine mistakably thought that I just moved from one spot to another. Haha lucky me. Otherwise I would have spent a total of 9€ for just being able to use a lounger here, which I find a waste of money💸
For lunch I got rice along with some big white beans and some grated carrot. It all tasted really shitty because there was barely any taste or seasoning, like always. Back home I'm used to adding a lot of different spices and I like having it strong. Now I get non what so ever, haha what a change. It's the same with vegetables. I'm used to soooo much more and I didn't even get one single vegetable for dinner😶 I actually added some more carrot and two cherry tomatoes to my lunch today. I only added two tomatoes because yesterday evening I ate pretty many as a late night "snack" because there was no more fruit left🙄 I didn't want to take them all even though Tanja says it's okay to take what ever you feel like from the fridge😅😊
This evening we were at the Numero Uno party, again. It's become a bit too much and not that great fun any more. Anyhow, I'd downloaded some games on my phone before leaving so I spent my time playing games instead😁

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Today's school lesson was a bit different. We got to watch a movie called The Count Of Monte Cristo from 2002. It was actually filmed here at Malta. The film made me and everyone else in the room really sleepy lol. Watching movies are only fun if you find a good one and I didn't find this one that great fun to watch. This is the reason for why I don't watch movies that often.
After school we went to St Peters Pool which is a place with cliffs that you can jump into the water from. It's very common that people get their belongings snatched here. Last year two of the girls that stayed at Tanja's got their phones taken, therefore I didn't bring my dads camera.
It was very beautiful at St Peters Pool and bringing the camera would have been great. I've actually never jumped off of a cliff (into the ocean, haha definitely needed to add that) before so I kind of had to do it. It seemed like a lot of fun as well. The scary part I thought wasn't the actual jumping. It was the jellyfish, the ell, and fish that were all swimming at the most popular jumping point. Therefore I didn't jump at that place. Instead I climbed higher up to another point to jump. It didn't look that scary at first but when I stood right at the edge and was about to get ready to jump I actually started to hesitate. I just can't start hesitating now, I thought. Either you jump now or you just have to stay here until you do. So I jumped, without thinking twice about it. I figured it was the best thing to do or else I would just have gotten scared up there haha. The way down wasn't that bad, but the actual landing was terrible. I got myself a serious salt "cleanse". It was the most disgusting and unpleasant feeling I've ever experienced. Ugh😷 I got salt up my nose and down my throat. When I got up to get air some even came out my mouth. Yuck💩 For anyone who is considering jumping into salty water or water in general hold your nose if you don't want to get en serious cleanse.
As mentioned in an earlier post tonight was movie night in Valetta an I had chosen to watch The Conjuring 2. Before the movie I got to run in head to see if I could get a hold of the nunchucks that I've longed for buying since we were here last. Sadly it was closed like almost every other shop here at 7:30pm😩 But looking from the bright side I got to buy some more postcards😏 We actually got some more time to go around the town before we were supposed to meet up at 8:20 to get our tickets. I just had to go "sightseeing" around the town a bit and I ended up getting an amazing view over the harbour and town. I also got to see some cool buildings which I never would have seen if I went to McDonalds like many others decided on doing😎
Finally it was time to watch the movie. I had told myself not to scream but guess what... I definitely broke that promise long gone👻 Luckily I wasn't the only person screaming. I had a big crew along with me who all screamed and thought it was really scary, haha. I'm not sure if I'll ever watch a scary movie again. I've heard about one called "The Babadock" and one called "The Witch" which are supposed to be two really horrifying movies. Those I can't see myself ever watching in the nearest future😸

Up where the girls are standing, that's the point where I jumped from🖖🏼

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