Wednesday, 31 August 2011
The book is a roller coaster of love, life, despair and depression following one man and one woman on the same day for 20 years. The structure is great, the prose is warming yet honest and not too flowery, it is a book that completely immerses you in the world of these characters and gives you hope (although it has an unhappy ending) that though one year things might not be going great a lot can change in 12 months let alone a lifetime and that romance can exist in the every day.
Highly recommended to you all- we will see if the movie can deliver the same emotion and down to earth warmth of the book!(can't wait to see the 90s style though)
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
In other news Im going to Ireland on Thursday for 12 days, very exciting. x
Monday, 15 August 2011
website to enter your first time and win some goodies, whilst your their oogle over their beautiful boots and the effortlessly cool Deyn.
So behold some of my first times......
Picture 1: My first time in NYC (wearing second hand DrMartens bought from a pawn shop in Boston MA on my first trip to Boston)
My first date: to see Jonny English (worst film ever) at Guildford Odeon, then went to pizza hut where he shared the price of one pizza and drank my coke refill! classy
My time getting drunk: school trip to Belgium for the day got so depressed at Ypres that we drank a bottle of Vodka and got the trip banned for all future classes-classy i know. Was sick for three days afterwards-even classier!
Friday, 12 August 2011
Thursday, 11 August 2011
In other news I have just finished reading Post Office by Bukowski and it is tremendous. Lucky for me my house mate loves 60s beat writing as much as I do so I get to borrow her books for my commute to work. Post Office perfectly captures a dead end life monotonous job and hand to mouth existance. The protagonist Henry you neither like nor dislike, all I know is that I wouldnt want to go out with him, he seems to absolve himself from all responsibilities and drift around physically at times but mainly metaphorically.
In summary this book is easy to read, easy to enjoy, and easy to emphasise with given the current state of the job market.
Here is a little collage I made inspired by the book.
Maybe I will start doing a little book review with collage everytime I finish one.
I did also just read 'He's just not that into you' but it depressed me so might not bother with that one!
How do you take something good out of a bad thing? Sometimes I do think it's quite hard to be cheerful and I miss that feeling in your tummy that you get when your happy, when you can'thelp but smile. Instead it all feels a bit grey and like your in a cloud.
Today is one such day, a day when you want to mope, curl up in your bed covers and hide, but unfortunatly one can't and indeed shouldn't do that.
I suppose when people dissapoint you, hurt you, and let you down you have to be brave enough to cut them out and remember your fuckin rad. If some one wants to get my an affirmation top like this ILL! one please do feel free and if we could all cross our fingers that something good is just around the corner, because quite frankly I'm tired of this shit.
Thursday, 4 August 2011
I have just wrapped out one of my best friends birthday presents and ive decorated the wrapping with little oragami animals that ive made. Potentially the wrapping is more exciting than the inside!
Pretty pleased with my craft skills here! yay!