March 2019 Wrap-Up

I originally intended to be more active this month, but a couple hick-ups along the way and some generally not so fun events have made me a little apathetic towards everything that wasn’t sleep. I’m better now though and hope to get more passionate about writing posts and reading and watching TV (yeah, not even that was very entertaining at times) again.

While The Wicker King and its novella didn’t get the highest rating of my reads this year so far, I still very much enjoyed reading the books. I think my approach of reading less or really only the things I truly gravitate towards is doing wonders. Most of the books I have picked up this year were amazing and I had a lot of fun (or other emotions) with them.

If you want to read my review for The Wicker King as well as some short thoughts on The Legend of the Golden Raven (which is the companion novella from Jack’s POV) click here.

I didn’t feel like cancelling the book section of this post entirely, but I might in future posts if I really only read about one book per month. For now, fingers crossed I’ll pick up something that’s a super quick read though. If I can finish it in a day or on a weekend, I might just be up for it.

There’s not really much to tell other than that. Part of my family has come to visit Berlin this past weekend and it was really fun to play tourist with them for a bit. Aside from being super tired from walking around (and I did less walking than they did), I don’t think I would have seen as much or tried some things if they hadn’t been here with me. I am really grateful for that experience! One thing I would definitely recommend is the German Spy Museum! Even when it’s pretty full, you get to do loads of interactive stuff such as learn morse code, look for bugs in a room, do a laser maze or try how you’d fare at a job interview for a secret intelligence service (in this case the Australian one, which I now know how to nail. You can try it yourself here). Even if some of the things may have been targeted at kids, who didn’t ever want to be a spy when they were younger and just likes pretending now too?

THINGS I LIKED THIS MONTH

Apart from discovering some more of Berlin, I really just stuck with my Skam remakes again this month. It’s so interesting to see the German approach to the Isak/Even season, especially since they REALLY changed things up. I am so happy to see them include a trans character played by a trans actor and just generally do a lot of callbacks to the original show as well as small references to the other remakes, but always do their own thing as well.

The French version has just ended their Isak/Even season and jumped right into the next one without so much as a break. My inner fangirl rejoices at stuff like that. Although I am going to miss Lucas and Eliott like crazy, they had an amazing run. I was just constantly blown away by the acting, especially that of Axel Auriant. He has quickly become one of the young talents I am definitely going to look forward to seeing in more projects in the future. What he does just feels so real! (I mean, he did actually hurt his hand while punching a wall, so … part of it is real, I suppose).

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I hope you had a good month and that we can all start into April without too many pranks (I just really don’t like April Fool’s Day, cause I fall for everything).Β 

25 thoughts on “March 2019 Wrap-Up

  1. I hope that April will be better, Kat and that you’ll feel the motivation and passion to read, blog and for all of the shows again just as well ❀
    It's so great that your family went to visit, yay! I now really regret not going to the Spy Museum when I visited Berlin last year, it sounds way too cool haha πŸ™‚

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    • I don’t really know what’s hindering me all that much. The thought of giving up the blog never even crosses my mind, but at the same time the quality of my content has gone waaaay down compared to what I used to do on here.
      Oh yeah, I am sure you would have liked the Spy Museum!

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      • Maybe the way you blog just changes along with your life too and I guess that’s okay as long as you like what you put out there on your blog, too ❀

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  2. Ha, I fall for everything as well so April Fools is not really my favourite day (I say “not really” because April Fools doesn’t seem to be a big thing in the UK, no one really bothered with it anywhere around me as far as I’m aware).It sounds like you had a good month, it must have been fun showing your family around Berlin and playing tourist. Even though I live near London I do enjoy playing tourist in the city sometimes. It’s nice to see some of the attractions I usually just walk past.
    Great post Kat, and I hope you have a great April as well. πŸ™‚ ❀

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