March Wrap Up 2017

March Wrap Up 2017
Happy Sunday!
My apologies for it being a week since I last posted. I’ve just been so busy lately, blogging has hit the backburner a little bit. But today I have my March wrap up for you!

A lot happened in March. It saw the end of the holidays at the beginning, where I was studying like crazy for mocks. BUT the best news came for me on the 1st of May. There was one in the five universities that I really wanted to go to. They only accept 25 people a year, and I really wasn’t sure they would accept me. But I got my conditional offer! I was over the moon. But it also means I will have to work super hard during my real exams in hopes of getting the required point count (which is super high >.>) to be able to meet their conditions and go. 
I had my mock exams and they went pretty well? I could do better though. They gave me a solid indication of which subjects need more work. 

I worked out a little less because I’d been busy. But clean eating is going really well. It’s gradually changing my diet,,, I feel less snack compulsion and am less likely to take a second helping. I’m also checking labels now, for sugar count. I never thought that would be šŸ˜›
I took some time to relax and watch my series a bit. Finally watched the Sherlock New Year Special. 
My basketball team went to SWITZERLAND! We didn’t get to see much of the country, because we were playing a tournament though. We were 4th place, losing out on third position by 1 point. But it was a lot of fun. We also had a team night where we all went out to dinner. The pasta was great, and came in huge helpings. The team shared a nutella pizza. I didn’t eat it because I don’t like pizza or nutella but I was so surprised. Nutella pizza IS  a thing?! D:

I applied for a summer teaching job in China but didn’t get it šŸ™ I’m going to keep looking and keep my fingers crossed. 
Oh, and I finally saw Beauty and the Beast with my friends. Loved it. Better than the original animation, in my opinion. 

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Most likely because I was studying so much, and then traveling, I barely read anything. I also had my first reading slump ever. Not fun.

I read Article Three by Anna Jakobsson Lund, but I won’t tell you too much because I’ll have a review coming out soon (hopefully.)
I also read The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis. I was looking forward to getting back to the Narnia world. It was a quick and easy read, and I enjoyed it. 
After that, I got into my slump. I was surprised that the novel which helped me escape the slump was a Dutch book. It’s called Vals Spel by Mirjam Mous, which translates as False Play. I usually don’t read books in Dutch because it’s my second language and I read so much slower than I am used to. But I really enjoyed this murder mystery, and it sucked me in. So I didn’t mind.

So my TBR for this month just includes books I started while in my slump. Hopefully, I can finish them. 
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer (reread)
The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson 
Boy 7 by Mirjam Mous (Dutch)

Olivia’s Question: How was your March? Did you do anything exciting? What was your favourite read?
Olivia-Savannah x

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