Thursday, January 20, 2011

Hi readers!

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The stub and paper thing in my pocket didn't really work today! Hehe.
Listening to Copeland, they're pretty good so far!

You'd break your neck to keep your chin up.

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Today I was walking home from basketball and I don't know if it was the light peering out from the narrow gap between the tree leaves, but I thought I was looking at the world pixelated, like an old photograph, sort of. Maybe it was because my glasses were blurry, or I was just plain exhausted, but for a moment there I found the whole thing quite beautiful.

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Then, I realized that this world, in a full blast and flow of colours is beautiful as well!

Basically, my point of blogging today is to share that and also a very emtional quote that I stumbled upon while reading TLOTR (YES I FINALLY DID).

"There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach." -- Sam upon seeing the beautiful star, p.234"
This line struck me as I was reading, I could have cried!
From now on, the quote

The beauty of it smote his heart.

will remain with me always.

Got a list of books to read/re-read.
1. Les Miserables (good luck to me for that one)
2. A Fine Balance
3. The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear (remember that one?(: )
4. The City of Dreaming Books (Also by Walter Moers, who may soon be my new favourite author)
5. I thought I had six but I cannot remember number five.
6. I thought I had six but I cannot remember number six.

New favourite band is BOH by the way, in case you haven't noticed already!