S and T are for Sherlock the TV Show

Hello my lovely cat people!

Seeming I’ve missed so many days already, I thought it would be nice to combine two letters at once and write about one of my favourite things – Sherlock. I may have mentioned this before, back in 2014 when I went to London with my dad, or even previously before that, but this is one of my absolute favourite series to watch.

I’m sure most of you would’ve heard about Arthur Conan Doyle, who’s the genius behind all these works and who’s inpired people to make this wonderful series. So yeah, this Britis show is based on his works, and the writers, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, have adapted it to screen!

Each season has 3 episodes, which are 1.5 hours each. So technically, you’re getting to see three movies in three weeks for free! That is also why it takes so long for each season to come out. But, with the growing popularity of Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Martin Freeman (Watson), it is also difficult to get the two actors to film together, as they both have projects they’re working on.

My favourite season by far would have to be season 3 – it is definitely the funniest and most entertaining to watch! The Christmas Special that came out this year – The Abominable Bride – was also quite good and explained a lot of things from season 3 that weren’t touched on in the season itself.

The actors in this show are also doing amazing work – their characters are complicated in their own way, and they do a brilliant job of explaining who they are, what they do, how they feel, etc.

So basically, this show has everything – amazing cast; brilliant and complicated writing that connects together perfectly (since it’s a mystery show, the “solving” part of the mystery has to make sense) and is hilarious; and it keeps the viewers on their feet. I highly recommend this show more than any other to people, and the wait for every season is definitely worth it.

So that’s all from me. 😛 I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=

Advertisements

R is for Readings

Hello my lovely cat people!

Now, this post isn’t what you think. This is more me providing you with another little update on my university life.

Now, in case you don’t know, for your courses at university, you get assigned specific readings that you have to do either every week or every couple of weeks, depending on what courses you do. And you have either lectures, in which something like 200+ people sit in a lecture hall at one time to listen to the course content. Or you have tutorials, where, in groups of about 25 people or so, you break down this lecture content and do most of your assessed work. And your readings would most likely be a part of your tutorial rather than your lecture classes.

Most of the time, readings are pretty boring and can get repetitive. Although if you enjoy the subject, it could be less tedious. Then your tutors would usually assess the readings in class, either by asking you a question during that time, or by making you write a response based on those readings.

So yeah, I’ve been doing a few of those lately. And they kinda suck. But you do learn a lot from them, and it’s probably the easiest to prepare for these, too. 😛 So, my advice, start readings early and actually pay attention to them, because more often than not, you’re going to be asked something about them in class.

I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=

Q is for Questions

Hello my lovely cat people!

I have so many questions about life right now! Like, what will happen when I finish uni? Where will I get a job? Will I be in a relationship? It’s a lot to think about. 😛

But it’s too early to get myself worried and worked up over this. 😛 Although it is interesting to think about.

For example, back when I was in high school still, I thought that all my friends that I had then would still be my friends now. But, of course, that wasn’t really the case. 😛 People change a lot, and so do you, no matter how much people tell you otherwise. I mean, sure you might still like cartoons, video games, and comics, but you could also like going out with your friends and partying until dawn. So it’s not only you that decides to do different things. Your friends also shape you into a different person as you grow older. And you could learn a lot of things from your friends, too.

In saying that though, in high school, I would’ve never thought I would end up on the mainland studying at uni. And even back in Russia, I would’ve never guessed I’d be moving to Australia. So I guess what I’m trying to say is, don’t plan out your life too much. It’s okay to wonder about where you might be in the next, say, 5 years. But don’t actually start planning your life to the point that you set up a schedule every Sunday for the rest of your life. You need to have things that happen unexpectedly, too. Even if you plan out every single detail, there will still be some parts that you can’t prepare for. And that is completely okay. 🙂

So, enjoy life as it comes at you. Every moment: good and bad (I hope you know what I mean here 😛 ). Learn from them, remember them, get support from your friends and family if you need, and tackle life a little bit at a time.

I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=

P is for Pretty Little Liars

Hello my wonderful cat people!

Okay, so I kind of hate myself for it, but I’ve gotten addicted to PLL. :p And don’t get me wrong, it’s a pretty good show, but there are still assumptions being made when you tell people you watch this show. XD 

Anywho, for those of you who are not onboard with the PLL train, it’s a murder mystery/thriller/drama kind of show. The storyline revolves around 4 teenage girls who try to uncover the murder of their deceased friend, and who keep getting harassed by this stranger called A. And so the show has some romance scenes in there, as well as some okay storyline. I wouldn’t say that the mystery aspect is that great, (especially if you compare it to shows like Sherlock) but it’s kinda fun to try and guess who A is and to connect all the dots. I feel like that’s probably the only reason I watch the show. 😀 

Also, for fans of PLL, there’s a great YouTube channel you should check out that does really funny spoof versions of this show. It’s called SimGM Productions, and they make sim versions of all the characters, and the voice acting is actually quite good! 😀 Anyway, it’s super funny and you’ll definitely chuckle at the references from the show. Thought I’d mention the channel for fans who like watching parodies of the shows. :p

Anyway, that’s pretty much it for me today. I’m a bit tired, and I can’t think of anything else to add to this post, so I hope you enjoy it. :p

Have a great weekend, and I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=

O is for Orphan Black

Hello my lovely cat people!

I thought I’d talk to you about another one of my favourite shows, which is Orphan Black! It’s a UK original series, I believe, and it’s a sci-fi, action, mystery/drama kind of show. It has everything really. 😛

What it also has is a great storyline and an amazing cast. The story is based around Sarah, one of the many clones that were created in the name of science. Unfortunately, can’t go any further than that, since it will spoil the show. 😛 But, what makes it so great, is that all the female clones are played by the same, extremely talented actress, Tatiana Maslany. (I hope I spelt that right XD ) The characters she plays have to be very different from each other, otherwise the audience wouldn’t be able to differentiate between them. As an actor, it’s hard enough playing one different role in a TV show or movie of any kind. But this actress has decided to sign on to a project where she plays all different characters in the one series. And she does a brilliant job of that – her acting is very believable, and you can definitely see the difference between the characters that she plays. It’s amazing!

Also, since the show is done with clones, there would be so much editing involved! Not only that, the storyline would have to make a lot of sense, since there’s a lot of back story of the characters, why/how they were clones, who did it, etc. So the writers would be working their butts off for the show as well. 😛 I mean, as a person who’s acted, and who’s written before, I can definitely appreciate this work from both aspects: as a viewer and as a creator. This show has earned so much of my respect. And Tatiana Maslany is basically the female version of Leo DiCaprio with all of her different characters that she portrays.

Honestly guys, if you have the time, Orphan Black is one of the greatest sci-fi shows on TV right now. Please check it out if you can, it’s so so worth it!

I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=

N is for New Language! – Поговорим по-русски! :)

Привет всем моим кошатникам!)

Пришло время написать один пост по-русски.) Только, вот, не уверена, о чем писать. 😀

Ну что же, если вы впервые оказались на моем сайте, давайте я расскажу немного о себе. Я родилась в России, и прожила там большую часть своей жизни. Мне всегда очень нравилось ходить в школу и постоянно узнавать что-то новое. В русской школе всегда нравились все предметы – и русский, и литература, и история. А больше всего, мне всегда нравились языки – английский, который  начала учить с первого класса, и французский – с четвертого. А дальше уже начала учить и японский, и китайский, но об этом позже) У меня к ним всегда был интерес, и изучать языки мне всегда удавалось с какой-то необыкновенной легкостью. От этого, разумеется, становилось очень приятно, ведь всегда хорошо, когда что-то, что тебя интересует, хорошо получается, и если это дело не занимает много труда. (не в том смысле, что я никогда не прикладывала к этому делу никаких усилий, а в том смысле, что мне нравилось работать над изучением языков)

Наверное, поэтому и переехала с мамой и сестрой в Австралию, где живу уже довольно давно. Соответственно школу я закончила в Австралии, и вот теперь переехала еще в другой штат, чтобы продолжить учебу уже в университете – вот уже начала второй семестр занятий, которые мне, без сомнения, очень нравятся.

Еще, мне всегда нравилось писать. Я не уверена, откуда пришла любовь к письму. Мне всегда казалось, что это чувство всегда было со мной и, наверняка, останется до конца жизни. И, разумеется, с очень юного возраста, я обожала читать) До сих пор помню, как бабушка читала мне книжку о Гарри Поттере (самую первую)) каждую ночь. С тех пор, особенно, книги мне стали очень любопытны, и я решила начать читать сама, для себя. Правда сейчас, на чтение книг остается очень мало времени – в течении недели я люблю заниматься танцами и футболом. Вот еще недавно вступила в университетский клуб для писателей, и может даже скоро начну давать уроки по русскому языку другим, чтобы чуть-чуть подрабатывать. Так что времени на чтение, к сожалению, почти нет. Но мне нравится читать очень разных авторов, а так же и разные жанры – например, очень нравится читать “Игру Престолов” (как известно, жанр фантастики), но еще обожаю читать страшные детские сказки, как те, которые написали Братья Гримм. (Если вам будет интересно узнать побольше о моих вкусах в книжках, пожалуйста обращайтесь – всегда будет приятно рассказать и, может, показать))

А еще очень люблю слушать музыку. Как и с книжками, слушать мне нравится очень много разных жанров и артистов. Если говорить о русских группах, то скорее Ума Турман, Земфира, и 5’Nizza (я знаю, что эта группа не совсем русская, но все же русские песни у них есть) мои самые любимые) А так, очень нравится жанр альтернатив и джаз) Конечно же, самый лучший джаз бывает только в барах и кафе – такой же атмосферы через альбомы вряд ли получишь)

Ну, вроде все вам рассказала) Надеюсь, русским читателям на этом сайте понравилось)

Люблю вас всех безумно~! ❤

МЯУ! =^.^=

M is for Misfits

Hello my wonderful cat people!

I’ve talked about music already, but let’s talk about some shows that I really like. One of them is, of course, Misfits. If you are unaware of this wonderful show’s existence, then I highly recommend that you check it out (and watch the British version first, because it is the better one :P), because it is hilariously funny (the first few seasons anyway 😛 ), and is also really gripping in terms of story and character development.

The show is about 5 community service adults who get struck by lightning and obtain some kind of insane powers. And I know that it sounds super cliche, and it’s definitely been done before by many. But this particular show touches a lot on relationships between different characters, and how they develop and grow throughout the discovery of their powers. But of course, what definitely makes the show’s first few seasons so funny and great to watch is the actor Robert Sheehan who plays Nathan on the show. You might’ve seen him in the movie ‘The City of Bones’ (originally written by Cassandra Clare) and might not have been very impressed. So let me tell you, your impression of him will definitely change if you see this show! Also, if you haven’t seen the movie, don’t watch it – it’s not very good. 😛 Read the book instead. 😀

Anywho, there’s 5 seasons of the show now, I think, but I just watch the first few seasons, because then the cast changes after a while, and it’s not the same. So, if you’d like a bit of a relaxing afternoon after a hard day’s work, wherever and whoever you are, then this show is definitely for you. It honestly has everything. So do check it out if you have the time. 🙂

Other than that, I hope you have a wonderful Tuesday (or have had, I should say, since this post is running very late. :P), and I love you all~! ❤

MEOW! =^.^=