“Fall of Giants” by Ken Follett – review

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I recently finished reading “Fall of Giants” by Ken Follett… What an amazing book!

It is the first installment of the trilogy called “The Century”, and I definitely intend to read the following two books!

“Fall of Giants” tells the story of five different families that are brought together through the First World War. Although the story centers around these five families, you also learn about society and the political situation at the time the story takes place, in the different countries involved in the war.

I didn’t know much about WW1 before I read this book, but have learnt plenty, as it includes many historical details.

It took me a good two months to get through the book, as it is about the size of a brick – 850 pages – but I have really enjoyed this reading experience, and would definitely recommend this book!

 

– Ida

September Playlist

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Here are some great songs for the first month of fall!

  1. Romulus – Sufjan Stevens
  2. Advanced Falconry – Mutual Benefit
  3. Without A Doubt – Isbells
  4. Further Away – Ben Howard
  5. Jolene – Ray LaMontagne
  6. Fire And Rain – James Taylor
  7. Mr. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
  8. Pale Blue Eyes – The Velvet Underground
  9. Black Magic Woman – Fleetwood Mac
  10. Norwegian Wood – The Beatles

November Playlist

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It’s November! And Thursday!

I feel like November and Thursday have something in common, if you know what I mean? It’s not October anymore – so no Halloween – but December isn’t here just yet – so no Christmas. Just like Thursday is so close to the weekend but not quite…

Anyway, here are some songs that just might make you appreciate that it isn’t December (or Friday) yet…

  • Everything Is Embarrassing – Sky Ferreira
  • Pristine – Mantaraybryn
  • Tears Of Joy – Slow Club
  • Poison – Vaults
  • Reunite – Isbells
  • Black Flies – Ben Howard
  • Jar – Geron Hoy
  • The Strangest Thing – The Amazing
  • Healah Dancing – Keaton Henson (feat. Ren Ford)
  • Asleep – The Smiths

What songs are you listening to this month? ❤

– Ida

25.10.15

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Hey there!

This week seems to have gone by so slowly, every hour of school seemed to last twice as long as normal. I have just been completely drained at the end of every day, so it was great when the weekend finally came around!

Friday after school I took the train to Aarhus to meet up with a friend, and we had actually planned to go to Aros (an art museum that we both love), but there were so many people, so we ended up just walking around, sitting down at a cafe, and looking around in different shops…

Saturday was just spent relaxing and doing some homework and such, and today is my sisters birthday so we have had people over most of the day :)…


How has your weekend been? ❤

– Ida

Last Day of Fall Break

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Hi there! Today is Sunday and the last day of fall break, tomorrow the alarm clock will start ringing again… This past week has gone by so fast! I wish this break would last a few more days, yet it’ll be nice to get back to the daily grind…

Today I’ve just been relaxing, listening to music, mentally preparing myself for starting school again 🙂

Having had this week off has been great, visiting Poland was very interesting, and it was really nice to just get a break from school and everyday life…

Hope you have all had a great weekend! ❤

– Ida

October Playlist

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October is finally here and I couldn’t be more excited – it’s definitely one of my favorite months! I love everything about it, from the stunning foliage to carving pumpkins to breaking out my sweaters!

Here is my soundtrack for the glorious month of October:

Riptide – Vance Joy

Georgia  – Vance Joy

Blood Bank – Bon Iver

Hero – Family of the Year

Breathe (In The Air) – Pink Floyd

Burgh Island – Ben Howard

Speeddreamer – Danny Malone

Flaws – Vancouver Sleep Clinic

Wicked Game – Acoustic – Peter and Kerry

Warm Song – Ósk

This Is Halloween – Danny Elfman (because October = Halloween)

– Ida

September Playlist

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Fall is almost here, and here are some of the tracks I’m listening to in the first month of this beautiful season…

  • Big Black Car – Gregory Alan Isakov
  • Saffron – Jake Bugg
  • Illusion – Isbells
  • Flume – Bon Iver
  • We Don’t Eat – James Vincent McMorrow
  • Heartbeats – José González
  • Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
  • Little Hands – Inland Sky
  • Be the Song – Foy Vance
  • Berlin – RY X

– Ida