Reading and a Lack of Readers?

June 19, 2011 § 1 Comment

Cover of "The Demon King (A Seven Realms ...

Cover of The Demon King (A Seven Realms Novel)

Hello there fellow Bloggers,

As you will know if you read my other post I am new to the whole blogging thing.

And I’ve only started Blogging since I quit playing Video games (saying Quit video games makes me sound childish). So since I Quit I needed another hobby that I can just do at any time when I’m Bored. So as the title suggests this is reading.

 

Now when I was younger I read all the Harry Potter Series, yes Harry Potter. And I got really into reading them, so into reading them that when the Half Blood Prince book came out I Bought it on the day I went on Holiday with my Nan. And all through my time on Holiday I spent 70% of the time Reading this book and I finished reading it in Little over 4 days.

After this I read the final one when it was released of course, But once I finished that one I stopped reading as I thought that I wouldn’t like reading any other books because they where nothing like Harry Potter and couldn’t be of any interest what so ever.

How mistaken I was, on Monday I bought myself a book that looked promising called “The Demon King” by Cinda Williams Chima. Now reading this book im like oh my gosh! This book is AWESOME! and I’ve gotten stuck into it ( the book is a young adults high fantasy book, also the first book of four but there is only two released as of yet).

Which Brings me to the last thing I would like to say that is on my mind. Out of everyone that I know in person that I have added on Social networking websites and just in person alike don’t read books and all play games which annoys me because I have no one that I know that I can relate to and talk about books and such, this being because a lot of people my age (19) think that it is strange and that if you read books you are weird. Which annoys the hell out of me, because they don’t know how awesome and entertaining a real good book can be!

Anyway, thanks for reading and if this topic relates to you then please leave a comment and let me know 🙂

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Hello there, new to this. + Hobbies

June 16, 2011 § 2 Comments

So hello there fellow bloggers.

I am currently trying to break the habit of playing on games, I decided to do that for the simple reason that I found out that I played on games far too much.

So I decided that I was going to make a blog, I wanted to do this just to see what people thought of my thoughts and to see if people actually agree with me and so on. This and I just thought it would be something different to do.

So some of the hobbies I decided that i wanted to pick up on and try where, Reading Blogging and I was thinking about trying to write my own short story when I get the time to.

Now i have recently bought myself some tools(the tool-kit basics) as I want to be able to fix things and be able to work with electrics and wires. But as I don’t exactly know how to do this I’ve been taking apart broken phones and such and trying to put them back together/fix them.

So for anyone that actually does manage to read this I just wanted to give your thoughts/opinions on any hobbies that you think I may be interested in or any hobbies that you may find interesting. And I have currently NOT played a game in 60 hours! I feel like I’m doing good but to others this might seem pathetic.

Thanks for reading.