Come for the eye candy, stay because the show doesn’t suck.
I’ve been watching a lot of TV shows since school let out and one that I’ve been particularly fond of is Arrow. Basically, it’s the story of Oliver Queen (a.k.a. really good looking chap in the above photo) and his exploits after returning from being a castaway and becoming a bow and arrow toting vigilante.
At first, I didn’t want to watch it since the 1st season wasn’t even done yet and I’ve never been a big on superheroes on TV (Smallville never was my thing), but once you get passed the seemingly uninteresting bits and Oliver’s laughable inner monologues (I always laugh and skip through the show’s intro because of it) It’s a really good show with a lot of action and “holy crap that was awesome!” moments. Stephen Amell does a good job portraying both super serious post-island Green Arrow and pre-island slightly douche-y spoiled brat Oliver Queen from the flashbacks and the rest of the cast is great too.
Summer is in full swing here in Manila and it is hot as hell. I mean 30+°C (86+°F) weather pretty much from morning until late afternoon. So, there have been a couple of days when it’s been hard to get out of bed because of the crippling heat. That eventually lead me to drinking bucket-loads of water, which brought me the first surprise of the summer—a 10 lbs. weight drop! I haven’t even started doing anything physical, but that’s some pretty solid encouragement.
On the 15th I’ll have to go and register for summer classes that start on the 17th and end around the 20th of May. I know that will cut about a month from my summer vacation but it will be nice not to just waste away at home plus I’ll still have weekends and the time after classes to either go walking/running, goof off, or go to shows and stuff like that. We might end up hitting the beaches later in the summer if my parents feel up to it, but for now I’m just re-charging my batteries in preparation for summer classes and an upcoming music festival.
Pretty much two of the things I love dearly right now. Florence + the Machine’s “Seven Devils” and Game of Thrones. It’s a beautiful video, probably something you could show people who haven’t watched the series or read the books to convince them to watch/read it.
I know I haven’t posted anything in a while, which is due to the really busy week I’ve had with juggling reports, classes, home work, and my time at volunteering at the pre-school (fun but time consuming, more on that later) Here are some of the adventures I’ve been having told with magic of continuous shooting and PhotoShop:
Enzo says hi!
Ayra and Bea wanted to say hi, too!
Look! It’s Jasmine(her name actually IS Jasmine)! and Mulan(Pat)! Also, Alyssa really likes to eat
Mira looks kind of possessed
Yeah, we play cards in the halls while waiting for class
Disney/Fairy Tale saying: “The bigger the nose, the meaner the person.”
Pat and Alyssa acting crazy at the pre-school
Kerwyn playing Rock Paper Scissors with the kids
I’ll post a bunch of other stuff soon-ish. Especially about my time at the pre-school which, despite being time consuming, was probably the best and most relaxing (in a fun and crazy way) part of my week.
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Even though it’s Sunday here already, I want to write about the awesome Friday I had. ‘Cause that’s just the way I roll. Deal with it.
So, last Friday started like any other Friday before it. I woke up at
4.30AM (okay maybe it was 5AM), got dressed really quick and headed out with my sister. Her class is at around 8 and mine is 7-7.30, but she gets to school at around 6.30-7 because her school is closer. I get to school a few minutes after just in time for my P.E. class at 7AM although our teacher usually has us start at 7.30.
Now the P.E. I have this semester is Weight Training. We start off with crazy aerobics—the go-up-and-down-on-an-aerobench-with-matching-arm-movements kind—and then do whatever the assigned weight program we have that week tells us to do. And this week it was strength training. The core principle of strength training is basically, a heavy load, but less repetitions to create micro-tears in your muscles so that they regenerate and become more awesome (clearly the last part was made up).
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Tagged 2013, college, coloring, day care, exercise, friends, funny, games, kids, preschool, random, silly, weight training
I hate going to school for no good reason. Seriously, I mean my commute is 1 – 1.5 hours long. So, when I’ve only got 1 class for the day I usually have that internal debate of “to go or not to go”. Today was like that, but since my professor said she’d come to class to talk about the book she had us read over the break I decided I would go. Hell, I was about 30+ pages from the end of the book and I didn’t want my effort to go to waste. Now our university has this rule where we’re required to wait for 1/3 of the class time for the professor to show up before pretty much going “Fuck it, I’m gone,” and leaving the class. We were all waiting in the room talking about how the professor would show up because she said so. Half an hour into the class time (which is 1/3 of the class time) we all leave, bummed that our only class for the day didn’t even happen despite what our professor said.
My friends wanted to go to the mall to hit up the arcade and pretty much just hang out, and since I rarely stay in school unless I have to I agreed to go with them. On our way down the stairs one of my classmates who left the room last told us that a clerk from the Department of Social Sciences (that our class for that day was under) needed us to sign an attendance sheet for that day so our trip wouldn’t be a total waste. We ran back and started calling/texting the others to come back and sign the sheet before finally going to the mall.
At the mall we went straight for the arcade and we all chipped in a couple bucks to play games. In the course of an hour I witnessed/participated in the following:
- my friends play the most retarded game of Deal or No Deal ever (their strategy was button mash to pick cases and press No Deal until the very end)
- 2 hardcore games of air hockey, both of which I lost
- 2 racing games, I came in dead last…both times
- throwing balls at pictures of Humpty Dumpty
- my friend kicking major ass in Time Crisis 4
- 2 foreigners—grown men mind you—playing a game wherein you use dragon-shaped waterguns to push rubber duckies
All in all I think it was worth coming to class since I rarely get to spend time outside of the classroom with my friends (we’re always the first ones out the door and wanting to go home) The 3 dudes that I hung out with today, and a 4th one who disappeared on us are my best friends and it’s always a fun time when the 5 of us get together.