Sunday, May 29, 2011

30 Days of Books - Day 22

So how's your weekend been? I spent yesterday shopping for an outfit for opening on Thursday night. HOLY CRAP, THE GALLERY OPENS ON THURSDAY NIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!! No matter how many times I say that, I still just can't quite believe it. Anyway, I spent about a bazillion hours walking around the shopping centre yesterday in search of something to wear. I wound up with a purple skirt quite early on in the piece, but then spent about three hours searching in vain for a top to go with it. I never thought I'd say it, but thank God for the Juniors section at Myer! Not only did I get a top, but it was on sale and cost me $12.50. SCORE!

And today has been baking palooza - I made raspberry and chocolate fudge Dalek cupcakes for a farewell at work tomorrow:
Extermicake, extermicake...

Day 22 - Favourite book you own
There's any number of possibilities here, but I'm going with my latest book purchase for this one:

5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (and other useful guides) by Matthew Inman (aka The Oatmeal). If you haven't read an Oatmeal comic before, you should head over there right now. I'll wait. 

I love The Oatmeal. I do a happy dance in my chair every time I see a new comic/quiz/whatever. So when I saw his book at Dymocks the other week, I jumped on it. Sure, I've read most of the contents online, but there's a bunch of new comics that are only in the book. Any page in it makes me crack up laughing, and given that my brain has basically melted out of my ears with the stress and insanity of work the past few weeks, it's nice to have a book to go to where I can just read for two minutes, laugh hysterically, and then put back on the shelf. It's a totally awesome book, and you should all go and buy it. Or at the very least, read this:  How to use a semicolon 

K xx

Day 01 - The best book you read last year
Day 02 - A book you've read more than 3 times
Day 03 - Your favourite series
Day 04 - Your favourite book of your favourite series
Day 05 - A book that makes you happy
Day 06 - A book that makes you sad
Day 07 - Most underrated book
Day 08 - Most overrated book
Day 09 - A book you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving
Day 10 - Favourite classic book
Day 11 - A book you hated
Day 12 - A book you used to love but don't any more
Day 13 - Your favourite writer
Day 14 - Favourite book of your favourite writer
Day 15 - Favourite male character
Day 16 - Favourite female character
Day 17 - Favourite quote from your favourite book
Day 18 - A book that disappointed you
Day 19 - Favourite book turned into a movie
Day 20 - Favourite romance book
Day 21 - Favourite book from your childhood
Day 22 - Favourite book you own
Day 23 - A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven't
Day 24 - A book you wish more people would've read
Day 25 - A character you can relate to the most
Day 26 - A book that changed your opinion about something
Day 27 - The most surprising plot twist or ending
Day 28 - Favourite title
Day 29 - A book everyone hated but you liked
Day 30 - Your favourite book of all time


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  2. I love the Oatmeal comics! Think I might just have to pick this book up next time I am at the book store!


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