Favorite Quote

31 Days Blog Challenge: Day 12 of 31 (first posts here: 1, 234, 5, 67, 8, 9, 10, 11)

Today’s topic comes as a challenge since I’m known for being the kind of person who’s constantly writing down quotes and the thought of having to choose just one makes me want to skip it all, but – you know,

You’ve made your bed. Now lie in it.

With that in mind, I decided to go for a motivational quote, as I think it’ll be useful to share one now that January’s almost over and the charm of NY resolutions is gradually fading away.

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Proudest Moment

31 Days Blog Challenge: Day 10 of 31 (first posts here: 1, 234, 5, 67, 8, 9, 10)

I’m normally overenthusiastic about questions: give me a question mark and I’ll be fine. There’s only one exception to this unconditional love of mine: “what is your greatest accomplishment?”

Someone asked me that once during a brief interview and it just left me speechless.

It wasn’t a matter of modesty as if telling it out loud would make me look like I was bragging about it, I simply realized that nothing that I had done until then really felt like an accomplishment. I was a good student, but that didn’t have real repercussions on my life. I spoke several languages (not too many, but still a little more than most of the people I knew), but that didn’t feel like an accomplishment either. I was in my 20s and simply had no clue.

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First not-so-celebrity crush

31 Days Blog Challenge: Day 9 of 31 (first posts here: 1, 234, 5, 67, 8, 9)

I’m usually not the kind of person who has crushes on celebrities. In fact, I normally have crushes on fictional characters instead (the perks of being a bookworm growing up, lol).

For this and a whole other lot of reasons, I’d say Tom Felton was my first celebrity crush. I’ve always loved lonely and troubled characters and Draco was one of my favorite among the Harry Potter universe (needless to say, Snape comes first).

As I was still pretty young when the first movie came out and didn’t know Felton from any of his previous movies, I’ve always found it difficult to separate the actor from the character and ended up liking both. Continue reading “First not-so-celebrity crush”

2017 Resolutions, a little late

I really tried not to write my annual New Year’s resolutions in the past few weeks because I know from experience I never ever take them seriously once that January’s over.

Here’s what I’m going to do. As you probably noticed by now, I love making lists of stuff, so here’s the list of things I’d love to be better at in 2017.

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Monthly Spread – Bullet Journal

As you probably know, a couple of days ago I started my very own bullet journal.

In my previous post, I said I wasn’t sure which layout to go for, but I wasn’t in a rush at all since I wouldn’t really need a monthly/weekly/daily log until the beginning of the second semester. Well, nevermind. Turns out that yes, I haven’t many things to do (mostly exams), but those few things are pretty big and it’d help immensely if I had my daily schedule planned quite a bit ahead.

So, here it is, my first monthly log (I included February on the same page as it helps me keep in mind that my time schedule’s tight). Continue reading “Monthly Spread – Bullet Journal”

Starting bullet journaling

Folks, I finally did it: I bought the most beautiful little black notebook and decided I’ll just go for it!

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As you may know, I’ve been wanting to start a proper bullet journal for quite a long time and here I am, wondering what I should do with it, now that I finally have it.

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A day in Venice, Italy

As I mentioned in my 101 things in 1001 days challenge, one of my lifelong goals has always been to get to visit Venice, where a friend of mine lives.

After seeing so many pictures of it throughout the years, I thought I wouldn’t feel as strong of a surprise seeing the famous canals, buildings and bridges, but I was absolutely wrong.

As the train approached the sea leaving Mestre (the mainland part of Venice), we all of a sudden found ourselves surrounded by water while it kept hurtling down the railway in the middle of the sea for roughly 4.5 kilometers (almost 2.5 miles) before arriving at the S. Lucia train station. Saying that it was amazing and terrifying at the same time is an understatement. It felt like flying even though we were at sea level and basically floating. At this point, I was already in love.

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