The Truth Behind the Films and the Coke

Was the title dramatic enough? I’d hope so.

When I started reading film blogs late last year, I never expected to get where I am now. Running a film blog people are actually interested in, getting to know so many fantastic people who share my interests, have a blast every time I open Twitter because you guys are hilarious. And I’ve been a bitch to all of you who have made my year so fantastic.

So what happened? Three weeks ago, I moved to Norway to study here for a year. I’m an exchange student in a regular high school with more things to do each day than I used to have in a week. And I won’t half-ass anything. I am either a film blogger or I’m not. I love the community and reading your blogs is just as important to me as blogging itself.

What now? As I said, I will not half-ass anything. I’m in. I will be posting twice a week and reading your blogs every day. If I haven’t gotten to you yet, it’s happening soon. And to prove exactly how serious I am (and to make life easier for me), I’m getting rid of my alias. I don’t need it anymore. (When I got here, I found out my family name in Norwegian stands for penis and so I’ve become very protective of my identity.) So hi, I am Elina and here are tidbits of my life here, all within a mile from home.

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I have siblings for the first time in my life and my host brothers are AWESOME.

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New posts every Tuesday and Friday so check back tomorrow. Catch you later!

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19 responses to “The Truth Behind the Films and the Coke

  1. Wow, that looks beautiful! I’m glad to see you’ll be back writing but I don’t blame you if you’re more interested on being out on that lake at the moment.

    • I have the cold-cold Norwegian winter in front of me and unless I learn to ice fish, I’ll have months of sitting inside and what’s better to do than to watch films. 😀 And thanks!!

  2. Being an exchange student sounds fun! Lovely photos, by the way!

  3. Welcome back – we’ve missed you.

  4. I’ve been missing you! I’m glad to see you back on the blog 🙂

  5. So your family name means ‘penis’? That’s weird because Elina is irish for ‘small’!

    Welcome back Small Penis!

  6. Those are beautiful pictures! I’m glad you’ll be back blogging, I look forward to your posts.

  7. I totally get it when life gets in your way.. my blog is literally on life-support now.. man.. I need to get back to writing.. maybe you can help me motivate me. 😀

    • Well, I’m kinda happy about that to be honest, your absence gave me hope that I too will survive this extended dry streak. 😀 I’ll try to think of something. Find motivation in the fact that my name means Small Penis. Yay. :’D

  8. Those pics need more trees 😉

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