Thursday, 20 January 2011

Click Me

Click Me is Back! Hiatus was because of... I'm not really sure, it just happened. Sorry. But should be back now.

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The King's Speech

The King's Speech was excellent. If you haven't seen it, I highly recommend it. You might assume that, not having any fights, or chases, and not being a comedy it would drag, but you would very wrong in that assumption. It draws you in, it makes you laugh, and it proves that you don't need the threat of death in a film to have high tension. There were moments in The King's Speech that made me more nervous than I have been in a long time. I cared about George VI, and Colin Firth's acting had a lot to do with that. He was simply superb. Amazing. If he doesn't win a BAFTA than something is very wrong with the world. He deserves an Oscar, though I think there's less chance of that because the film is so very British. He played the Stammer perfectly. It wasn't for laughs, it didn't seem forced, it just seemed to come naturally.
Moving away from the film, and into life, I've always had a speech impediment. Similar to a lisp, I can't quite pronounce my 'S's correctly. They slur very slightly. Now that I've had my brace, and my teeth done et al, it's not as obvious, and I'm told that if you've known me for a while you barely notice it. I don't hear it myself when I'm talking, but when I watch myself back, which I do often because of video editing, I can hear it clearly. Something else I've noticed when watching myself back, is that I have a Stutter. Not a stammer, and most people wouldn't describe it as a stutter either, but I can't think of a better way to put it. I repeat words, usually just one, but occasionally two or three. I don't do it deliberately, but I've noticed that when I try hard not to do it, my speech is more stilted, and doesn't flow at all.

Monday, 10 January 2011

New Year, New Stuff

Hello there, I've been away. Haven't blogged in nearly a month. I would have blogged about Doctor Who but those blogs are normally just critising. I have nothing bad to say about 'A Christmas Carol'. I adored it. Then I was away straight after Christmas for a week. Since then, nothing's happened. Let's move on.

It's 2011. Which I will be referring to as 'Two Thousand and Eleven' and not 'Twenty Eleven', because the latter sounds shit. It's a New Year. I meant to Clean my room for this New Year. I haven't yet. I might tomorrow. I might not. Books will remain on the floor either way. I'm keeping a diary. That's going well currently, I've written more this month than when I tried to keep a diary last year. I meant to eat healthier. Guess how that's going...

So far this year, TV wise, nothing's grabbed me. Coronation Street's still going strong, even if it's very easy to guess who battered Tracy Barlow (Claire did it).

I'm reading several Books at the moment, but, like Caitlin, I feel like I need to read a bit more. I read a lot when I was away because I didn't have my laptop, but now that I'm home, I'm back on the internet for huge chunks of time. I'm re-reading Scott Pilgrim Volume 1, and Volumes 2 and 3 are heading my way, as well as 'Toast', but once I've read them and the book I'm currently reading (It's a history book about Georgian Britain's most Scandalous couple. It's interesting. Shut up.) I shall be looking for new things to read. Suggest me something in a comment.

So, readers. What can I do in my blog this year? What do you want to read? Do you want reviews, or to set me Challenges? Are there things you want me to do for my Youtube Channel  that I can then write about? Tell me!

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