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*runs away before people with actual phonetics skills catch her*

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as far as i understood, gothenburg is the official english name because the swedish name (göteborg) is actually pronounced "yottaboy"

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anyway! i left lund (cute lil town, would pet) and i'm now in gothenburg! let's hug

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another small talk skill that i keep forgetting: bouncing questions back. it just kinda conflicts with my desire to /not/ know personal information that i don't /need/ to know about others.

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this was *after* i said the short version, "programming", and he asked for more details, but i guess he lost a packet or something?

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i need to workshop a succinct reply for "what do you do for a living?" because, it turns out, my job is not very trivial to describe. this morning a hungover early-20s guy replied "so you're a car mechanic?"

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i'm hella rusty on small talk with strangers, like it's something i haven't needed to do in forever

phone is redmi 8, was 117 eur, my initial impression of the camera was "surprisingly good for the price" but i got higher standards since then

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i just took a selfie in a brightly lit bathroom and this bloody phone decided to do 1/14 exposure as if it was night or something, and it turned out blurry as fuck

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"dx do you really need that fancy camera for every photo" my phone's camera is just /that/ bad

a minute after writing this i checked the weather and OH RIGHT FOG so i went outside and took ~150 photos

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[12 hours later] why am i awake at 7am. this is Wrong

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it was nice to go around lund today but i will now hide in my hotel cave and sleep forever (12 hours)

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i'm not a furry but the word "paws" is adorable

sweden?? are you okay?? it's no longer march 2020, the rest of the world realized by now that the advice of the WHO was bullshit because they were in denial about aerosol transmission

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the standard shop script suggests that at that point i should be offered a receipt, so saying :+1: and walking away is... not ideal, but passable

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