January 2017

Celebrating your traditional festivals in Sweden

One of the biggest problems for people living in a foreign country is homesickness especially when it is the time to celebrate a traditional festival in your motherland. As a Chinese, Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) is the most important festival in a year for us and Chinese New Year 2017 was on Saturday, January 28th, 2017. That day, we Chinese students … Continue reading

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Thesis project – how do I push myself?!

New year and new semester started. With it comes the final project which we have to plan individually. Creating my own schedule and forcing myself to follow my own deadlines is what scares my the most, cause sometimes I miss motivation to get myself going. I believe all of us struggle to finish on time! Most of us found already … Continue reading

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Skissernas museum is now open

Allright, architecture lovers, Skissernas museum is finally open and ready to greet us with open hands.  The place in the middle of Lund has been closed for a couple of years renovating and now it is finally open and with a new addition by swedish architecs Elding Oscarson it is a beutiful and educating place to visit. Museum houses some … Continue reading

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A last trip

Before I started my thesis project (already 2 weeks ago), I went on a trip to Kiruna. This trip I recommend to everybody! It was an amazing end of the holidays. We’ve done so many unforgettable things. Of course I should start of with our first night, when we went on a 4 hour hiking trip, waste-deep in snow, to … Continue reading

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Comics: Battleground for the Thesis

Who said that games are over and master thesis is not a fun? My process of writing maters thesis is absolutely about fun, creativity, cooperation of people from different countries. Although it deals with disasters and complex issues like climate change. What is it about? Hm, it’s a combination of science, communication and literature. Since I have some years of … Continue reading

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Starting with the Master Thesis

After finishing the last exam when coming back from the Christmas break, there was not much time to relax, as it is time to start with the degree project. Which is very exciting and makes a lot of fun if you chose the right project for you. I think it is important to start looking for an interesting project around … Continue reading

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Reunion with my classmates

Being back in Sweden from my internship adventure to Panama and Christmas back home, it was really good to see my classmate again yesterday evening for dinner and movies 🙂 Everyone is now getting started to write the Master thesis during the next few months. It is a strange feeling that in a few months our time in Lund university … Continue reading

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Snow & Ice

Taking very small steps while being outdoors is quite a good recommendation right now, as the streets in and around Lund are full of ice and snow. Taking my bike to go around, it feels like cycling on a mirror 😀 I had a few moments where I was very close to fall, so go slow and take care everybody! … Continue reading

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Back home

I just had three weeks of holidays back home in my beloved Netherlands. Of course it’s always great to see my friends and family, but I came to notice that there’s one thing in particular that I missed and which makes me a bad Dutchman living abroad. My beloved bicycle, which is stored safely, could finally go on the road again. … Continue reading

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The Last Push

I hadn’t realized that I didn’t finish this blog post. So I’ll edit it now…. Next week is our final presentation for SUDes. Right now it is busy. People are definitely stressed out about school work and getting things done, especially with the models that we have to make. Thankfully, they changed their minds and made us only make one … Continue reading

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