Hello Lovely Readers! And welcome to my Week 2 update. I did a bit of adventuring this week, a good amount of television show watching, and not a whole lot of reading (oops!). So let’s get to the update!
1. Life Experiences/Adventures (Not numbered)
I’m not really sure if I’m going to count either of this week’s adventures as their own entries, or if they will just end up grouped together under the category of “exploring London.” That being said, I thought I’d let you know what I was up to this week.
- Regent’s Park, London. It was a beautiful day last Sunday (19th July), and it was a perfect day for the park. I was a bit worried that I would need to change my plans for the day, because just as I was getting set to go… it clouded over! I decided to press on with my plans, and am I ever glad that I did as it turned out to be a wonderfully, beautiful day. Regent’s park is a big more difficult to navigate than, say, Hyde Park, but the rose garden is gorgeous!
- The Royal Observatory, Greenwich London. (Saturday 25th July). Again, I almost changed my plans for the day because of the threat of rain. It absolutely poured all day Friday, and the weatherman was calling for the same on Saturday. Luckily, when I woke up it was cloudy, but less chance of rain, so I decided to risk it. I had a great time at the observatory (and got my picture taken on the prime meridian line!). One of my favourite parts was definitely seeing all of the clocks, since I am a huge fan of clocks.
2. Geeky Things (#2 – maybe)
I completed my first vlog this week! (fully edited) I haven’t quite decided yet whether this will be an entry on my Geeky Things list (I know, I am quite the indecisive one today for someone who has so many lists to complete). But here me out. I can’t quite decide if this counts as a “geeky thing.” At one time, vlogging would have definitely fit into a category of geeky things, but my question is whether it’s now more common. I would love to hear your thoughts on the subject! Let me know in the comments or on my Facebook page. For those of you who haven’t seen last week’s vlog yet, you can find it here.
3. TV Shows (No completions)
I watched quite a few shows this week, more than I read for sure. It was just one of those weeks that seemed to lead itself more to watching shows than reading, I guess.
- Continuation: Buffy. As I mentioned in my previous update post, by the time that went live I had finished watching my allotment for the month, and I watched episodes 11 and 12. I think this also brought me to the end of Season 1. I will definitely look forward to picking this show up again next month.
- New Show: This week I started watching Chuck. I watched episodes 1-4 of Season 1, which was the allotment I set myself for this month. Chuck is one of the new watch shows on my list, and honestly, the verdict is still out as to whether or not I am enjoying it. I like the concept (Geeky guy suddenly finds himself with a great deal of government intelligence, which subsequently draws him into the spy life), but so far I’m not completely sure about the execution. I’ll definitely give it at least to the end of the season, but we’ll see.
- New Show: This week I started watching Dexter. I watched episodes 1-6 of Season 1, which was the allotment I set myself for this month. Dexter is one of the new watch shows on my list, and so far I am enjoying it. I really like the concept, and am enjoying the way the writers have executed the concept. The first few episodes are really weird, but I’m enjoying it.
- New Show: Supernatural. I watched episodes 1-8 of Season 1. Like Buffy last week, this is almost the allotment I set for myself for the month, and by the time you read this update, I’ll have finished for the month. This show is a partial re-watch, but it’s mostly a new watch. Confused? Years ago (around the time when there were only a few season out), I started watching Supernatural, and then for one reason or another, stopped. I’m going to try it out again.
- The Lumberjanes Issue 2-3 by Grace Ellis – Still not quite counting this one as a completion, but I have read more and I am definitely enjoying the story and the art. Unfortunately, I’ve come to the end of the issues available from the e-branch of the library, so I’m at a bit of a pause. Yes, yes, I could buy the first trade, and I probably will. But I don’t want to have to cart it home with me in November, so I’ll wait until I’m home to buy it.
I think that is all for this week. Join me next week. Same place. Same time.