All About 2016

I’m back after a super long unexplained hiatus. Explanation: Schoolwork. I do have a few posts lined up now though.

I made a lot of changes (& friends) this year, & even though some parts of this year weren’t too good, I wouldn’t change a second of it.

Since it’s the last day of 2016, here’s a rewind, like I’ve done for the past 2 years on this blog. 

Cheers to the 366 days gone by and the 365 days to come.
*clanks champagne glass that’s filled with Sprite because I’m underage*

Top 5 New Books

  • Camera (Wattpad book)
  • The Lost World by Michael Crichton
  • Super (Wattpad book)
  • Serial First Dater (Wattpad book)
  • KITEP (Wattpad book)


Top 5 New Movies 

  • 500 Days of Summer
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
  • Now You See Me
  • Now You See Me 2

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      Top 5 New Obsessions

      • Hair Dye//Mermaid Hair
      • Peach coloured things
      • Physics in general
      • Songs from 2000-2010
      • VicariouslyVirginia (she’s a youtuber & I LOVE her)

        Hair goals. Mine didn’t turn out like this though. A post on that later.

        Virginia is flawless.


        Top Songs

        • Work- Rihanna ft. Drake
        • Work from Home- Fifth Harmony
        • Surfboard- Cody Simpson
        • Cheap Thrills-Sia
        • Your Number – Ayo Jay
        • Iko Iko – Sia
        • All I Want 
        • Dessert – Silento
        • Alone – Marshmello
        • Closer – The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
        • Dynamite – Taio Cruz
        • One Dance – Drake
        • Like a G6- Far East Movement
        • Ride -Lowell ft. Icona Pop
        • Oh My Love- The Score
        • Heavy Dirty Soul -Twenty One Pilots

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          Happy 2017 everybody!

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          Until next time  year,
          Briar

          Disclaimer : None of the photos in this post are mine

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          16 Things to Do on the Last Day of School (Or, in the Last Week).

          A few days ago, in a hella boring maths substitution, a few of my friends & I attempted to entertain ourselves. We want to have an amazing start-of-summer-break, & an epic end-of-daily-7-hour-torture, & since there’s less than 2 weeks of school left, we made a list of the things we’d like to do before the summer break begins.

          Here it is, with a few things added here & there by me (& no, I won’t mention which ones I have added).
          NOTE: Neon & Sodium are two of my friends in class (nickname history? A particularly boring chemistry lesson back in 9th grade).

          1. “Summer! Summer!” (Like in High School Musical 2)
          2. Huge water fight after the last bell rings.
          3. Photoshoot around the school campus.
          4. Ellen’s Dance Dare in class (attempt to record it).
          5. Ask a teacher whether we can go outside instead of sitting in class & studying.
          6. Pop in to say hello to an old teacher.
          7. Run through the sprinklers in the football field.
          8. Eat blue ice creams.
          9. Chalk hair in the school washroom.
          10. Graffiti each others’ hands.
          11. Celebrate birthdays of Sodium & Neon (cake-yum!).
          12. Trouble a classmate without getting caught.
          13. Write letters for each other. Give them before the last bell rings. Open the letters together after the summer break, when school starts. (Seal the letters. Whoever opens theirs before school reopens has to buy ice creams for all the others).
          14. Write all over the blackboard/whiteboard.
          15. Attempt to paint nails during class (whoever gets the most fingers done by the end of the period wins).
          16. Write “Pass this on to another fool, you fool!” on a slip of paper & hand it to a random person. Then sit back & enjoy. (We actually did this yesterday & it was hilarious. Whoever was the recipient took it with great curiosity, opened it up & laughed before passing it on to another person. However, it came to an end after about 2 minutes when one person got offended, ripped it up & threw it into the dustbin. So, if you attempt this, be cautious.)

          P.S. Our school is usually pretty lenient during the last week, so we can probably get away with all this quite easily. But, if your school isn’t, then use your better judgement before trying any of these things.
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          Getting excited for the summer,

          Briar

          Why I’m looking forward to Summer.

          Hey everyone! Summer break is less than 3 weeks away & I. Am. So. Pumped. But, sadly, school is still there to dampen my spirits (giving out so many projects should be made illegal; it’s practically a Crime against Humanity. UN, you hearing me? Growing children shouldn’t be sleep deprived all the time). So, in an attempt to, err, cheer up, I guess I should say – I made a list of all the things of why I love summer. Yay.

          • No homework. Enough said.
          • The last day before summer break. The best day of the school year (not to mention the most fun).

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          • Swimming. And the smell of chlorine (I really like it, for some reason).
          • Watermelons. Yum.

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          My Resolutions for 2015

          The title is pretty self-explanatory, I think. These are my resolutions for 2015, along with a tiny explanation of each.

          #1. Blog more.

          Hmm…you know. I would just like to blog a bit more & about stuff other than my bucket list adventures (Huh?Adventures?Seriously?) & the collages that I keep making.

          #2. Get a Wreck This Journal (& complete it).

          I keep seeing Wreck This Journals popping up everywhere (errr…Pinterest & Polyvore, actually) & I think they’re pretty rad. I really want to try it out, so that sums up the reason for making this kinda-weird resolution.

          #3. Become organized.

          My folders, my desk, my wardrobe, my notebooks, everything- literally everything – always looks like a storm has just passed through it. And it has started to bug me, so getting organized sounds like the best solution right now.

          #4. Get awesome grades.

          Self-explanatory. Who doesn’t want great grades?

          #5. Make an effort to talk to new people.

          Because in 2014, I realized that not everyone around is as bad as I make them out to be.

          I might post an update in (around) June or July of how I’m doing with these resolutions.

          See ya guys in 2015! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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          Cheers!

          -Briar

          How are you doing with coming up with resolutions?

          (Almost) All About 2014

          2014 was a weird year for me, in both a good way & a bad way. And I don’t know whether you can tell or not, but I just learned that I suck at writing end-of-the-year posts (as this is my first one ever ha XD).
          I don’t exactly know what I should write in this post, so I’ll just list my top 5 books, top 5 movies, top 5 new obsessions, & top 5 songs of this year, & end with what I expect from 2015.
          Top 5 Books (in no particular order)

          •  The Fault In Our Stars
          • The Percy Jackson Series
          • Threads
          • The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic
          • Living High School to the Fullest (Wattpad book)

          Top 5 Movies

          • Mockingjay Part I
          • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Andrewww *swoon*)
          • Interstellar
          • Monsters University (Yes I watched it in 2014 XD And I LOVED it.)
          • Frozen (I watched this quite late too…and then I wondered why I hadn’t gone to watch it 2 months earlier while it was still in theatres :/ )

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          Top 5 New Obsessions (in no particular order)

          • Bucket Lists
          • Youtubers // Blogs
          • Everything Percy Jackson
          • Pastel Colours
          • Lame Jokes

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          Top 5 Songs (in no particular order)

          • Stockholm Syndrome by One Direction (actually, the whole Four album heehee :D)
          • Pursuit of Happiness by Kid Cudi
          • Don’t Stop by 5SOS
          • Masterpiece Theatre I by Marianas Trench
          • Break Your Little Heart by All Time Low
          • All of the Stars by Ed Sheeran
          • Boom Clap by Charli XCX
          • All of the Lights by Kanye West
          • Live My Life by Far East Movement
          • My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark by Fall Out Boy

          What I expect from 2015

          I don’t exactly know what to expect from 2015. I just want it to be crazy, unpredictable & awesome. You know, the usual 😀

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          Getting excited for the new year ahead,

          Briar

          Question – Have you made any new years’ resolutions yet?

          A Quick Update! :)

          Okay guys, I’m really caught up with NaNoWriMo, hence I haven’t posted for ages. I’ll be posting soon, though.

          Coming up soon-

          • More tasks done from Autumn Bucket List
          • Brewing with Briar – Ep.1