After spending almost 8 hours with Tyler Oakley (yes, I listened to the audiobook) I feel like we’ve bonded a lot. I feel like I’ve actually learned something from this book, between the funny anecdotes there were some real life lessons here. The funny anecdotes were engaging stories that kept me hooked to this book. You see, the book is like a series of his Youtube videos, but in book-form. It’s by no means high-brow literature, but it is funny.
Ok, I’ll admit it. I picked a small book this month. I’ve been crazy busy with moving out and setting up a little temporary camp at my parents’ place. It’s crazy to think I’m going to leave the country for three months, all by myself. So I needed a little consolation. And I sought it in this book: “Congratulations, By the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness”.
In 2014 one of my resolutions was to watch all Wes Anderson films. And you know how we never stick to resolutions and so it all doesn’t really matter in the end? Well, I was actually really going strong as I watched every film excluding Rushmore and Bottle Rocket. Yeah, I was actually pretty chuffed with myself for that. Now I was thinking of actually ‘finishing’ that resolution as it was Friday evening, and I just really didn’t want to see or do anything. You and I now both know how very rock and roll I am…
But I’ve got to say, watching Rushmore is one of the best things you can do on a Friday night. – So here is me marking that moment, for what it’s worth.