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Weekend Reads and TV #2

I’m coming at you live from Melbourne this morning! I flew into the city late last night in preperation to see Ed Sheeran tonight (28/03) and I’m super jazzed! Unfortunately however, it’s currently 6.30am and I’ve had just over two hours of sleep! I’m staying at a hostel that’s right by a train line, and although usually I can sleep through anything, for some reason the noise tonight is getting to me and I’ve been wide awake since 4am. In light of that however, I’ve been able to make my way through a bit of my book! So I thought I’d share my weekend reads and what I’m watching with over this weekend/my trip to Melbourne! A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin – I brought this bad boy with me to Melbourne in hopes of at least beginning it before the Game of Thrones S5 premiere in April! Due to lack of being able to sleep, I’m already 200 pages in! Looking promising 🙂 Dark Places by Gillian Flynn – I am …

Goals

2014 was supposed to be the year of media for me. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely watched my fair share of television and movies and read a heap of books. I met all my goals (100+ new movies, 70+ books) however I still felt as though I hadn’t accomplished what I had set out to do. I felt as though December rolled around, and all the progress that I had made during the year was completely insignificant. This feeling could have possibly been brought on by the massive reading slump that I found myself in after finishing The Maze Runner trilogy in September. Yes, I did manage to read 2/3 of A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords Part 1 and 80% of Part 2 by December, and I also read 20+ graphic novel/comic bind ups. But this still felt little. (Heck, I read a lot of Game of Thrones in a short amount of time – I should be jumping for joy!). Forgetting books for a moment, this feeling may have also been brought on by …