Sunday, 17 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty Seven.

A Song That You Wish You Could Play.



My guitar teacher was a little bit too hardcore for The Kooks and when the tab I printed off for it was far too complicated for my limited guitar skills..but it sounds really fun to play so maybs one day I'll get my shit together and get on it..

Thursday, 14 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty Six.

A Song That You Can Play On An Instrument.



Had guitar lessons for about 3 years when I was 13 so should be able to play quite a few song but this was one of the few I regularly practised because it was fun to play and so is one of the few I can play pretty competently..although saying that, I haven't cracked the guitar out in about a year so I'm probably not as good as this one anymore either but I miss it so may have to get it out sometime soon and see what state my playing skills are in :)

Monday, 11 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty Four.

A Song That You Want To Play At Your Funeral.

Don't know. It's far too much pressure. Everyone at your funeral will then associate that song with you forever. So it has to be a good'un. It can't be cheesy..unless it's cheesy and you KNOW it cheesy..something like this in Love Actually (but not this..I'd also skip the photo montage :) )

Saturday, 9 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty Three.

A Song That You Want Played At Your Wedding.



Wedding Crashers stylee.

(As far as soppy first dance song goes it would have to be whatever soppy song I had with the guy :) )

Friday, 8 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty Two.

A Song That You Listen To When You're Sad.



I like to wallow in my mood when I'm sad and this helps :)

Thursday, 7 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty One.

A Song That You Listen To When You're Happy.



Happy clappy summer song..never gets skipped when I'm happy and the sun is out..

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twenty.

A Song That You listen To When You're Angry.



Recently discovered this when I was having a rage and it came on shuffle on my ipod. Thankfully an unexpected lift home and a couple of hot cross buns sorted my mood out. But I was very close to hitting a randomer in town and this song was escalating the rage.

Monday, 4 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Nineteen.

A Song From Your Favourite Album.



I LOVE this album, every song is amazing. It's kind of sad that, in my opinion, Arctic Monkeys have never really come close to being as good as this album, second one was good, third one I didn't even manage to finish listening to. But this one, as hyped as it is, has tune after tune, can't go wrong :)

Saturday, 2 April 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Eighteen.

A Song You Wish You Heard On The Radio.



Tried to think of a song that wouldn't even be played on stations that played old music. I would assume this would get bypassed for Daydream Believer or I'm A Believer..but this is such a tune! The Monkees are underrated.

Thursday, 31 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Seventeen.

A Song That You Hear Often On The Radio.



I don't really listen to the radio, more a music channels person, unless I'm in a car OBV. And I've only ever heard this whilst in Meg's car where I think I've heard it like 3 times..so that's often enough and I quite like it, probs because I never get to hear it :)

(P.S. I'm bored of this. But I'm a bit of a quitter so determined to battle through :) )

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Sixteen.

A Song That You Used To Love But Now Hate.



I don't HATE it but I don't love it half as much as I used to. I used to believe that tonight WAS going to be a good night but then it was played at every party and every pre drinking sesh and every night was no longer a good night..it was dull and overplayed. Still always fun to shout "l'chaim" though..

Monday, 28 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Fourteen.

A Song That No One Would Expect You To Love.



I don't actually know what people would "expect" me to love but I kind of hope it isn't this. Even though I do, because it's amazingly catchy and upbeat and how could anyone not love this?? You just have to get over the whole Paris Hilton thing and it's perfectly acceptable. Pretty much..

Thursday, 24 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Thirteen.

A Song That Is A Guilty Pleasure.



Not because it's Glee (I love Glee) but because of the actual song. The original is a tad too country for me but I think this is bad enough. But bad in a really really good way :)

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Twelve.

A Song From Your Least Favourite Band.

I don't know..Jedward? Because they don't actually do their own songs? And every time they're on telly I want to throw something at them?

I refuse to post another song by them.

(I'm sure there is a REAL band that I dislike but I can't think of one and I've had a look around the itunes store and I don't hate anyone enough to put them here. So Jedward will do.)

Vitamin D.

So I don't know if you've heard..but it's SUNNY. And actually quite warm. Which is EXCITING. And I don't usually blog about my day because, well, who cares, but today was pretty good..I'll bullet point to make it more succinct :)

  • Stayed round the boys last night. Watched Jackass 3. Was good but can't handle things involving bodily fluids. Mainly poo.
  • Did the usual wake up, go back to sleep, mong about in bed until 12.
  • Boy made PERFECT toast, crispy on the outside, squidgy on the inside, just the right amount of butter.
  • Went down to the "park" (two swings and a slide). Ate a mars bar and picked at grass. Laughed at Foster scream on the swings.
  • Monged in the beer garden of the pub.
  • Had REALLY GOOD burger.
  • Had ice cream with golden syrup. NOM.
  • Played games on ipod whilst Foster played Fifa. Got stuck on a level on Bubble Burst. Expect Foster to get it done at work tonight.
  • Got the bus home. Sun was still out and found some tunes on ipod.
  • Realised I should crack the camera out a bit more. I like sunny pictures.

Monday, 21 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Eleven.

A Song From Your Favourite Band.



I love Kings Of Leon. Their albums are solid. And they're music has changed so it's not all samey but it's never (in my opinion) got worse. Only By The Night was the first full album I downloaded (closely followed by most of their back catalogue) but this was the first song I heard and loved, mainly because I heard it on the end credits of Suburbia. And I liked that film because it was summery. So this song was summery. And I used to strut around in the sun listening to it :)

Sunday, 20 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Ten.

A Song That Makes You Fall Asleep.



I have about 300 songs in my sleep playlist but this is one of the ones that I never hear the end of because it actually has made me fall asleep. Found it back when Skins was good and not total codswallop like it is now. (I know if I don't like it I shouldn't watch it but I have a lot of free time that needs filling..)

Thursday, 17 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Nine.

A Song That You Can Dance Too.



Heard it for the first time over here. Usually whack it on before a night out to get me hyped (although not ideal to boogie and apply eyeliner). Foster has always linked me to songs (not all of them amazing I hasten to add, but he finds quite a few good'uns) but this was the first song I linked to HIM and he didn't totally reject it. WIN.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Eight.

A Song That You Know All The Words To.



I realised this last year when I couldn't sleep and had the chorus stuck in my head. And then went through the whole song word for word. And then was really pleased with myself. Even though the lyrics aren't exactly complex. But there you go :)

Monday, 14 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Seven.

A Song That Reminds You Of A Certain Event.



They sang this song at Reading and I got a tad excited because I like how she says "HERE" so when Paramore had finished and we were waiting for Blink to come on, in my merry state I just kept shouting "HERE" in her accent whilst Foster half attempted to make me be quiet. Fun times :)

Sunday, 13 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Six.

A Song That Reminds You Of Somewhere.



KAVOS BABY.
I realise this is probably everyone who went on holiday in 2010's holiday song but it was ridiculous how much it was played and how mental everyone went over it when it came on. And to quote Megan "It's so good though, especially that bit where it stops and you think it's all over BUT THEN IT STARTS AGAIN". Well she said something like that anyway, it was a while ago :)
And I know everyone hates other people's holiday in jokes but LEDZ ON TOUR.

Saturday, 12 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Five.

A Song That Reminds You Of Someone.



This would probably be a strong contender for favourite song but it kind of had to go here. It reminds me of Foster because I fist heard it because of him. Appazza Foals released this once and no one liked it so they released it again like a year later where suddenly lots of people loved it. Foster had loved it from the first time. I had no idea about it even when it came out the second time.
And, I don't really remember, but I think we may have been having a conversation about Foals and I hadn't heard any of their newer stuff so he linked me. And he got really into describing the song. "Beautiful" was a word that stands out. At the time it was pretty funny..he also had a man crush on Yannis but to be fair who can blame him :)
And to be fair the song on its own is amazing, how it starts off quiet and calm and then builds up (I realise a lot of songs do this but this does it extra well, especially when you think it's building and then it goes back down again) and the video has something about it, like the water with all the broken ice on it and how Yannis is so dark against the white..ok, I'm starting to sound like him but there you go.
And I don't think this whole thing happened too long before we started going out so it's just sort of always been there. Lovely stuff.

Easy A-vatar.

See what I did there? MEGA LOLZ.

So I'm going to do a little Film 2011 thing..because in my unemployed state I've been watching a LOT of films..

I have just watched Easy A. And I really really liked it. All the characters were good and a bit different and slightly eccentric. The storyline was slightly meh but the characters made it, the main character's parents I thought were especially funny (although I don't think I would cope so well if they were my 'rents :/ ). And thanks to this bit..


..and the fact the song was her ringtone throughout the film I now have it stuck in my head...and keep re-enacting her Sunday night..

AVATAR. I never saw it when it was in cinemas because I refused to see it unless it was in 3D and nobody would go with me. Bad times. But I have now watched it. And think it was pretty good. It looked amazing and I think that it is probably the only film that would be made better by 3D (not a massive fan of 3D generally, think it's pointless TBH)
Storyline was alright, kind of been done before in that the guy gets ordered to do something then falls in love with a girl and is now on her side (slightly reminds me of cheesy american teen movies where the guy is doing something for a bet) but that may be slightly too harsh, it was good and I liked the link thing they had with nature.
Basically if you havn't already watched it, it's worth watching, although at 3 hours pretty long..


Friday, 11 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Four.

A Song That Makes You Sad.



This has made me realise I have far too many depressing songs. Damien Rice is good with the sad songs and this is one of my faves (if you can have a favourite song that depresses you??). I aslo like it because it's about sex but not like too rowdy with it..if that makes any sense? I don't know..I like it and it's sad. So there you go.

Thursday, 10 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Three.

A Song That Makes You Happy.



Mainly because I was sat on the bus the other day and it was sunny and this came on my ipod and did make me happy. I defy you to listen to it and be miserable.
And I know it's from the coke advert but the first time I heard it someone linked it to me so I didn't actually know this so we shall ignore the horrible commercialism of it all, ok? :)

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day Two.

Your Least Favourite Song.



This was also difficult..everytime I thought I'd found a song I hated I listened to it and thought it was alright. But this is a fucking travesty. I didn't mind Jedward when they were on X Factor, they were amusing it was all good. And then they stuck around and murdered songs and advertised things. It's horrible. HORRIBLE.

Monday, 7 March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge - Day One.

Ok, so I know that my last 30 day challenge was a bit of a fail...but I'm hoping this one will be more successful..although just the first one has proved difficult...

Your (kind of) Favourite Song.



Yeah I admit defeat with this one..I don't have A favourite song..I have songs I like to listen to in certain moods and certain weathers..I have songs I get obsessed about and play on repeat for days/weeks (Sex On Fire by Kings Of Leon was the song that lasted the longest I think but that was about 3 years ago..) and after trawling through my iPod that hasn't been updated since last summer and my itunes and youtube which mainly have things I've got into recently and still not finding my definitive favourite song I give up. So have this because it was the last song I listened to before I gave up :) It's also the 5th most played song on my itunes (number one being Runaway by Kanye West which was an obsession that I got over, numbers two and three being Punching In A Dream and Young Blood and are only higher than Girls Like You because I had them before I had the rest of the album aaand Stay by Hurts which is a mega tune but deffo a winter song and as anyone who has a window, twitter or facebook knows today is sunny and so is spring :) ).

Hey, don't lie, I know you cared about my top 5 most played.

Monday, 21 February 2011

But Now We've Found It.

Hello. Just popping in to tell you to listen to this song as I am currently in love with it. Well the whole album is pretty good really so if you've got some time and havn't already it's worth a listen. I admit I'm a bit behind the times but I was caught up in the Sweet Disposition hype (still a massive tune) and nothing else really measured up. But now I see my mistake. So I give you Temper Trap..

(OK, I didn't realise they'd actualy released it and got a video. Mental. Still..)




Currently spend way too much of my time trawling through lookbook and we heart it so am spending way too much of my time trying to actually do something with my hair and make a half decent outfit out of my wardrobe and as all my usual shops have been letting me down lately I've had to resort to pulling out clothes I havn't worn in ages/ever. Which I suppose is better for the bank account..but still..new clothes make me happy..if I find anything I'll be sure to let you know :D

Sunday, 30 January 2011

Love And Other Drugs.

Watched this the other day. It was good, a littlbe bit too schmaltzy in places but worth a watch. Especially if you have a desire to see Jake Gyllenhaal's bum or Anne Hathaway's boobs because they are naked A LOT.

Fell a little bit in love with Anne Hathaway's apartment though. It was kind of messy (mine would be messy organised, I'm not sure how she had it) and there were chairs to curl up in and a roll top bath in the middle of the room and it was all open plan and nice. Would probably get a bit cold seeing as one wall was covered in windows but I could definitely put up with that :)




Oh and if Jake Gyllenhaal popped round with Chinese every now an then that would be good too :)


Thursday, 27 January 2011

Finally.

After weeks of perusing, Topshop has come through for me..

Currently sold out in my size and I don't have anything to wear it with but look how pretty! 
Considering going back to my old school days with Converse like shoes..hmm..


Did have a Beatles T Shirt last summer but I feel this one is slightly more mature :D

Still have mega love for my purple sunnies from last year..but feel it's time for a change..


Still undecided but love the colours.

Usually go for a brighter blue but kind of love this a little bit.


So there you go. Will probably take me too long to get round to buying them and they'll all be sold out but HOPEFULLY I'll have the lot for Summer....unless I change my mind.......which I may do.....

Sunday, 23 January 2011

Girl Crush.

First fell in love with her in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (which is a really good film by the way. If you havn't seen it I urge you to, it's really funny and Jason Segal and Russell Brand are both really good in it. AND Paul Rudd who is good in pretty much everything :) ). She's also in Black Swan but I'm not allowed to watch that yet because a certain someone wants to watch it too. So am currently just having a perve at her. Enjoy.









Monday, 10 January 2011

CopyCat.

Stolen off Kate AGAIN. (Soz Kate, I will blog on my own soon)..seeing if I can get back into blogging seeing as I'm going to be unemployed in 3 weeks (quit the dry cleaners, hopefully going to college next year to do a childcare course, gonna try and learn to drive in the space inbetween, fingers crossed :) )

ANYWAYS. Read a lot of stuff about me because I actually really enjoy talking about myself :)

1. The person you like and why you like them.
Fozdog init. Cause he's tall and has crazy hair in the mornings and nice hips and he's nice :)
 
2. A famous person you've been compared to.
Naboo.
 
 I think it's the nose..

3. Five things that irritate you about the opposite sex.
Ermm...I kinda wanna say lazyness but I can't really speak when it comes to that :/ Probs that they can pee standing up and we can't..it's unfair.
 
4. The best thing to happen to you this week.
I quit my job :)

5. Weird things you do when you're alone.
Have little raves in the living room. When I used to walk home from a late shift at Spoons I liked singing out loud because there was no one around and I could :)
 
6. How you'd spend £10,000.
Learn to drive, buy a car, go on holiday. go to Reading, buy a summer wardrobe.
This is actually what I'm planning to do with the £10,000 (which over the last year has sadly dwindled to £8,500) that my Grandad left me :)

7. Things you like/don't like about the way you look.
If I get the right angle/when I first get up in the morning I like my hips. Would like sliightly bigger boobs and for everything else to be sliiiightly more toned. And maybe slightly more regular sized feet.
 
8. Your last night out in detail.
 It snowed and I drank souhern comfort and lemonades at my house then walked to Spoons in my wellies with Hannah and Lauren and I thought Foster wouldn't be able to come but then he managed to get a taxi and I saw loads of people that had been at uni and we went to Kuba and on the way we met Meg who made me go back to Spoons and then we wnet to Kuba and then appazza Bliss and we left Bliss at like 1 and I complained to Foster that he didn't take me to megabites all the way home. Oh and I fell off my bed and hit my head on my bedside table. But I blank after the first shot at Kuba.
 
9. Something that makes you sad when you think about it.
Family members dying. (touch wood) But it's not something I regularly think about :)
 
10. One thing you've lied about.
Errr..I don't know, I havn't lied for ages. Truth is the way forward :)
 
11. Would you rather be stranded on a desert island with someone you love for ten years or someone you hate for a month?
Well what kind of desert island? Is there food? What do I have with me? Tools? A builder? Are there clever monkeys that will accept us as one of them and build as shelter? I need details to answer such a question.
 
12. Something you're currently worrying about.
Whether college will accept me or not.
 
13. Name one celebrity you'd throw off a cliff, one you'd marry and one you'd shag.
Throw off a cliff - Westwood
Marry - Jake Gyllenhaal
Shag - Robert Pattinson

14. A habit you wish you didn't have.
Biting my lips

15. Lyrics that apply to your current situation/mood.
Yeah, I'm just gonna go scour all the lyrics of all the songs to find some that fit me right now.
 
16. A drunken story.
I don't know I forget stuff a lot..

17. Something you regret.
One or two slaggy moments..
 
18. To do list.
- Make a sammich for tomorrow
- Shower
- Maybs have a hot chocolate
- Sleep
19. Post a picture of yourself without your make-up or hair done.
 
                            Reading and Kavos were the only times I havn't even done my fringe :)

 
20. Your best sexual experience.
Well I'm sure you don't want details but it's deffo been in the last 6 months :)
 
21. Press ctrl and v.
It just put Kate's survey answers up here..which I'm sure you've already read :)
22. Post a bit of your last IM conversation.
"ok :):) whatcha doing schweeeethaaaarrrtttttt? :):)"
23. 5 things you want to change.
This whole "work all the time" system the world has going on.
The season.
Foster's christmas present.
My mum's christmas present.
The current holiday situation. In that I woiuld like it to be booked and organised instead of what it is now, which is just a load of pages in a brochure with the corner folded over.

24. 5 turn-ons and 5 turn-offs.
Turn Ons
Good height.
Good hair.
Good taste in music.
Good sense of humour.
Good clothes.

Turn Offs
Smells bad.
Short.
Hairy.
Have nothing in common.
Long nails.
ICK.

25. Someone you'd like to be for a day and why.
Katy Perry. Or Russell Brand. Either would do :)

26. Five things within touching distance right now.
Laptop, phone, laptop charger, bed, pjs.

27. Name and shame - someone on Facebook who makes you cringe.
OBVIOUSLY not gonna say a name because I'm slightly two faced but there's a few couples that need to be stopped.

28. An embarassing/socially awkward situation you've found yourself in.
Errrmmm...well I've never booked a holiday before, the other day I went into Thomas Cook and sat down and the woman got up, got some brochures and gave them to me. And I had to hurridly get up and leave/run away :)

29. Something you're not proud of.
I'm not proud of a lot of things, the trick is to try not to regret too much :)
30. The last argument you had.
With my mumma. About quitting dry cleaners. It wasn't really an argument. She bascially said I should keep working and I said no :)

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Need Some Therapy.

SUP. Been a while. But I need to have a vent about life.

Turns out full time work is DULL. Drag self out of bed at half 7, go to work, bag some clothes, deal with customers, ask someone else how to deal with them because I have no idea, bag some more clothes, go home, go to bed at like 10 because I'm knackered. Next day, repeat. Next day, repeat. Next day, repeat.

EURGH.

I do miss monging about and not having to be anywhere and being free to do anything any day of the week..but I don't think I'd mind having to be at work 9 hours a day if it was something I cared about. But I just don't care if the jacket is on the hanger straight or if the shirt is completely crease free. Or if this customer doesn't like the cuffs folded up or if this customer prefers the hangers tied together with string instead of sellotape.
I DON'T CARE.

Thing is I'm not sure what I do care about...considered working in a nursery but you need qualifications and cba to go to college, especially as the rents are itching to move abroad and so need me to have a job so I can move out...I like music, I like films, I like books...I have no discernible talents or special skills. I did alright at school but have no common sense to speak of. Which basically means my CV looks alright but actually I'm pretty incompetent. And apparently I get bored easily.

I've never really known what I wanted to do with life. I think I considered being a vet when I was like 7 but I think everybody did at that age, mainly due to Animal Hospital and Vets In Practice (quality programmes). But I was always told that it didn't matter because I had ages to decide. And then I had to pick options for GCSE. Again, it didn't matter, I was told to just pick what I enjoyed. And then I had to pick A Levels. These meant a bit more and should have been specific to a career choice. But alas I, like many others, still had no idea so again just chose subjects I enjoyed (or at least thought I'd enjoy, psychology being something of a let down, have to say). And then I decided against uni and now I'm stuck. I'm not sure whether uni would have been a better choice or would have just delayed this stuck-ness by 3 years. Probs the latter as there were a few people with degrees who had ended up working in Spoons. I would have probs been one of those people.

SO BASICALLY. If anyone has any knowledge of a career/job that's fun, has a decent pay, doesn't require any special qualifications past a few random A Levels and is in walking distance from my house hit me up. Ta :)

(They're Kid Cudi lyrics so it's cool and not cheesy ok? Just so we're clear :) )