Tuesday, 1 September 2015

August in Overview

Excited about...
Finally starting uni again! I'm a bit nervous of what that entails. It's scary going back a step and taking a U-turn to start all over again. However, it's a bit comforting to know that I'm not the only one. Some of my friends are doing the same as we speak. Whatever happens, I will (hopefully) do my best and make the best of these next few years - unlike last time. I will seize more opportunities than before and seek for more if none is luxuriously provided for me. So far, the experience has been quite enjoyable, although - not gonna lie - I keep comparing it with Germany. Obviously, it's not going to be the same. But I will do my best to get the most from this experience. Bismillah!

Currently reading...
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Something I've been meaning to read since high school but never got around to buying the book. Thankfully and evidently, my brother bought it for a school assignment back in tenth grade - but didn't tend to it rather well, it barely has covers anymore - and I got to read it just now. It's one of those books with the best first page and first sentence. The story comes absolutely full circle in a way you'd never imagine. Not too surprised how it won a Pulitzer - they always know to pick the best books! Quite recently, word got around that Harper Lee's publishing a new book soon. Honestly, cannot wait!

Currently watching...
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her. I didn't watch a lot of TV this month. Well, at least nothing new. But this movie was something that stuck to my mind. It became one of my must-see movies of 2015, mostly thanks to the intriguing trailer and James McAvoy. What I didn't expect was the three POVs presented, creating three different movies. I just happened to catch this one on HBO - although you should probably watch this version last - and still crossing my fingers that the other two POVs will also be played soon. Also, from the title, I expected it to be a little like Gone Girl but, apparently, it's more like Rabbit Hole. I must say, Jessica Chastain's acting is superb!

Listening to...
For you~月の光が降り注ぐテラス by 澤部椿(CV.佐倉綾音) [Translation: For  you~ Moonlight-Drenched Terrace by Sawabu Tsubaki (Voice Actress: Sakura Ayane)]. Over and over and over again. Found this song in my 四月は君の嘘 (April Was Your Lie) OST bundle. It's that scene where Tsubaki felt Kousei slipping away. I almost cried time and time again listening to this song. But I just can't stop hitting replay. It's that good and that heart-wrenching. Brb, buying new tissues.

Thinking about...
Bringing this blog in a different direction a.k.a. turning it into a more illustrative blog. I haven't decided if I'm ever going to stop posting outfits, though. But I would definitely like to post more drawings and illustrations I make. I go back and forth on the whole blogging thing every year so it's nothing to be alarmed about, I'm sure. Please let me know what you guys think. It would help me a lot in transitioning. Also, been thinking a lot about growing as an illustrator and a blogger, so let me know what you guys think on that front as well.

Other highlights:
This month I stop taking my medications! Woohoo! That means I get to live a free woman and never have to look back. I still have to live responsibly and take care of my physical condition, though. So far, thankfully, there's still no need for me to stay up all night - and hopefully there will never be - so I'm sticking with a looser bedtime. Eating is still not a problem, although I'm starting to doubt that the pills were appetite-enhancing. I think I'm just a fat girl at heart...Anyway, I'm announced healthy for now and I'm determined to keep it that way.

Meeting up with a new blogger friend // reunited with an old, crazy underclassman // loots from PopCon Asia // doing #fanartfriday whenever possible // girls' day/night out with Firu's family before Galuh splits // swapping styles with Divina // meeting up with Cynthia before the semester starts // a new thrifted piece from Delighfully Tacky just arrived! // Gina's farewell midnight feast and girl talk

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