I don’t know if any of you noticed, but I kind of maybe forgot to do a February Nerd List.
If you did realize, kudos to you, because I didn’t until 15 March…
So, seeing as I have done pretty much nothing but work, study, work, study, and procrastinate by watching YouTube videos, I decided to do a joint February-March Nerd list. (When I say I’ve done nothing, I mean NOTHING. I think the last time I actually managed to read more than a chapter out of a book that I didn’t HAVE to read for school or whatever must’ve been early January. This is actually such a joke, and I don’t know what’s wrong with me.)
Don’t judge me for my lack of reading/writing/blogging/generally having a life. THIS IS A NO JUDGMENT ZONE.
Books I’ve read (and finished) these past two months:
I told you I wasn’t kidding.
Book of the month
Even if it wasn’t the only book I’d read (that sounds so terrible – “THE ONLY BOOK I’VE READ” – oh my word I can literally feel my literacy slipping through my fingers and descending into a deep, dark hole of terrible grammar and spelling) Seeing Through Stones would’ve gotten this award. It was magnificent. Paulus has such an incredible gift for writing, and I totally idolize her for this series. I highly recommend reading it.
Book Quote of the month
“We’re here, and then we’re gone, and it’s not about the time we’re here, but what we do with the time.”
Book boy of the month
Lagan (from Seeing Through Stones) pretty much gets down on one knee and hands me a silver platter of hope for the males of this generation. I have never come across a book character more perfect. Like, you know how in all of those famous novels like The Hunger Games and (dare I say it) Twilight, the main characters have their flaws that inevitably end up messing with the heroine’s emotions and breaking her heart? Yeah? Well, Lagan has none of those. Not a single one. He is literally that boyfriend that girls sit in their room and fantasize about.
There are too many things that I’ve freaked out about in the past two months. I actually have a countdown app on my phone telling me how much longer it is until all of my long-awaited, much anticipated events occur, and the amount of times I’ve had mini fangirl sessions in the middle of school just because “IT’S ONE DAY CLOSER THAN IT WAS YESTERDAY” is quite phenomenal. It’s just unfortunate that everything exciting is happening in April. For example, from today, there are 4 days until the Divergent movie is released in cinemas, 16 days until school ends, and 22 days until I leave for Cultural Tour in Europe (expect a blog soon).
REMEMBER THAT THIS IS A NO JUDGMENT ZONE.
I think at this point we are all well aware of the fact that I am probably one of the clumsiest human beings ever to have walked – sorry, tripped – on planet Earth. My general clumsiness is pretty much enhanced by the fact that my limbs are freakishly out of proportion compared to the rest of my body, and to top it all off I have tiny feet that surprisingly don’t do very well at the whole “graceful ballerina” thing. Tripping both up and down stairs is a daily occurrence for me, as well as falling over my own feet, walking into glass sliding doors, and generally accidentally breaking anything breakable within reach.
However, in the past two months my clumsiness has – unfortunately – been taken to a new level. I have not only tripped down the stairs at school multiple times, publicly humiliating myself in front of people who already think I’m beyond weird, but on one occasion where I did not trip down the stairs at home, I got so incredibly excited that I ran face-first into a door. No joke – my sister witnessed the whole thing and I practically had to peel her off the floor she was laughing so hard.
Song of the month
This song actually made me cry. I don’t even remember who told me to listen to it, but when I find out who you are, I may just strangle you in your sleep and then put a gold star on your forehead for exposing me to this incredibly, unbelievably beautiful, HEART WRENCHING piece of music.
It may not sound like much at the beginning, just a stripped down piano track and vocals telling a tragic love story, but if you stick around… Wow. The piano dies out softly, and tears are streaming down your face because it’s so depressing, and you think it’s all over, but no, it isn’t. The electric guitar and bass and drums come in with this amazing emotional vibe and by then you’re on the floor in a ball and you can’t stop the tears because you’ve entered a dark place in your mind and there’s no going back. But by the time it ends you’re on cloud nine for the rest of the day because you realized just how incredible that song was, and you just have to share it with somebody else and completely rip their life to shreds as well.
Album of the month
She Looks So Perfect EP – 5 Seconds Of Summer
After YEARS of waiting for their stupid debut album, 5 Seconds Of Summer release an EP. Again.
Although I shouldn’t be complaining. The EP is incredible – a perfect mix of pop, rock, and a bit of punk, but still with meaningful lyrics and a beat perfect for dancing around in your bedroom. I love it.
Lyric of the month
“I’m just a moment, so don’t let me pass you by. We could be a story in the morning but we’ll be a legend tonight. I’m just a moment, so don’t let me pass you by. They can speak our names in a dead language, but you and I, we’re alive. But just for a moment.” – All Time Low, Outlines.
Tweet of the month:
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