Remain Insane

Ramblings of an animal loving, people hating, game enthusing, book nerd :D

Life as of late! October 17, 2012

 After typing a gazillion essays (YAY FOR UNI -___-), not yet being bothered to complete all of my actual interesting but lengthy blog posts, having a complete burn out and not being able to comprehend what is going on half the time, here is my life as of late in picture form!

Stop the press, GEMMA ACTUALLY DID SOMETHING WITH HER HAIR! Those that personally know me know how big this is. My whole life I have never done anything with my virgin brown hair, so Steven decided to pay for me to get a change and get it dip dyed caramel blonde. I have to say I am extremely happy with the result, I have always liked the ombre colouring, and it goes perfectly with brown spastic curly hair that is kept down 99% of the time such as mine. And best of all, it is easily maintainable for the lazy bastard in me 😀

Steven and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary. This man means more to me than words can describe, and he has made the last three years of my life amazing. Love you always baby! 🙂 ❤

We also both just turned 21. This doesn’t really bother us, as we both already know no matter what age we are, we are always going to act like 5 year olds 😀 We also had a 21st BBQ, which was a big thing for us because we are usually antisocial and have an overwhelming need to cut off total human contact once it gets dark 😛 It turned out to be a wonderful night full of tipsy fun, in which I discovered I can still Gangnam style (If you are not sure of the dance and song I am talking about, go onto Youtube and look up ‘Gangnam style’ by PSY) like a boss while drunk:

After dancing to it once, everyone seemed very impressed with my dancing and insisted it was done again. Only the next morning could I actually recall how many people actually filmed a video of my dancing, and while I have seen it and was quite proud of my moves, that is one video I don’t think I’ll be showing you 😉

This 21st gift from my little brother made my inner nerd have a fan girl episode and squeal with glee. IT IS AN ACTUAL LIFE SIZED COSPLAY KEYBLADE. ISN’T IT AWESOME?! I might not be prepared for the zombie apocalypse, but if the Heartless attack, I AM THE KEYBLADE MASTER! 😄

After a year of living in Adelaide and applying for over 100 different jobs, I finally have got one…… at a pet store! 😀 This is currently my second week and I’m loving it so far. And just quietly, I am always happy when a puppy is a fussy eater or its siblings don’t let it have any food, it means I can take it out the back and feed it aka play with it, like this little sweetie 😀 It really makes me want to buy so many puppies, if it was up to me I would have already brought home a Blue Heeler, a Jack Russel, a Koolie, a Siberian Huskey (the little one above^) and a Golden Retriever! I sure if Jasper knew my plans of becoming a crazy dog lady, this would be his reaction:

Dear god….the end is near

At any chance to blow off my uni assignments, I have been devouring this mind blowing series. Seriously, read it right this second. I considered getting this book for about 6 months before actually purchasing it, and I regret not reading it sooner! I’d have to say it is already one of my favourite book series EVER. Jean Auel is an amazing writer, and the whole story is drool worthy. Set in the last Ice Age, the story is based on Ayla, a young European girl who loses her family to an earthquake at the age of 5, and is found and raised by Neanderthals, even though she is classed as one of ‘The Others’. Personally chosen by her totem the Cave Lion, Ayla tries her hardest to be a good Clan woman as she grows, but while her people and the Clan came from the same beginnings, the differences in body and mind between the two are vast. Tested over and over by an enormous amount of trials and tribulations, Ayla must try to repress her differences in order to stay with the only family she has ever known and loved. But as hard as she tries, Ayla is just too different, and has a destiny too great to ignore. After all, the Cave Lion, the strongest of all Clan totems, only chooses those that are meant for greatness. I could go on and on, but in all honesty, it really deserves a blog post in itself to do it any justice.

Uni is also sending me slightly batty, and I haven’t even begun to think about exams which are only 4 weeks away. If I actually manage to stay sane over the next month without some sort of breakdown it’ll be a miracle!

See you all on the flip side of exams! I hope……. /eye twitch

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12 Responses to “Life as of late!”

  1. Jessica Says:

    Well a happy 21st to you, Gemma and congrats on the anniversary and new job! So many happy announcements in one post! 🙂

  2. B Says:

    That’s a lot of good things in one go! I’m pretty impressed that your brain didn’t explode from all the awesome. Also, would it be unfair of me to ask for you to steal a puppy (that husky would be perfect, it’s my dream dog. Oh, and maybe a dalmatian) and send it to me in the UK?

    • Gemma Says:

      Haha me too! 😛 I have enjoed it while I can though seeing as the next month is going to be nothing but stress because of uni! 😛 Hahaha I’ll see what I can do to smuggle one over for you 😉

  3. those books are amazing!
    glad you’re back to the blogosphere, ive been on hiatus aswell 😀
    and that puppy- adorbz!

  4. B Says:

    Hey lovely! I thought it would be appropriate to add this here since this is such a positive post but I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. I checked your sidebar of awards and it doesn’t seem to be there (even if it was, I’d still nominate you!) you can check it out and get the image here: http://browneyesandgreenbees.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/a-blogger-award/

    • Gemma Says:

      Aw thankyou so much my dear! I havnt been on my blog for a while and the first thing I saw was this: day made! 🙂 Congrats on your award, you definately deserve it! 🙂 xx

      • B Says:

        Very glad I could help make your day a little brighter! I’ve missed your blog postings. I hope this means that I can look forward to reading your new posts soon!

      • Gemma Says:

        It most certainly does! 😀 It feels good to get back into reading/writing blogs, I always miss it so much when I’m away!

  5. tigacee123 Says:

    WOAH :O That is one cool keyblade! Me want one :’)

    • Gemma Says:

      Why thankyou! ;D I love it, it was the best 21st birthday ‘Key’ ever! 😀 I was lucky I got it, my brother who bought it for me almost wanted to keep it himself haha 😛


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