And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.
– William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
How did I come to write about friends now? Well, the answer is quite simple. There are times when I realize that I am overly friendly with people around me and I rush into calling them my friends, when, in fact, they are still some strangers, or actually acquaintances. It seems that I never learn my lesson and that I still keep giving everyone more than they deserve. A lot more.
We decided to watch The Woman in Black (2012), as someone has warmly recommended me. Now, my dear best friend loves horror movies, while I am not a very big fan of them. But even so, a thought engraved itself into our minds: this is gonna be fun! Were we perhaps mistaking? No, not a chance!
Grace from Texan in Tokyo, one of my favorite blogs, by the way, is actually “living the dream” in Japan and sharing some of her experiences with her readers.
Actually, a couple of days ago, her second book, “My Japanese Husband Still Thinks I’m Crazy”, came out.
Experiment: Xerox Accelerated Mania Syndrome. Also known as exams. The most terrifying period of the year for students and everyone else who’s got to go through a series of examinations in order to prove their worth.