Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

Review ohne Spoiler: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Nach 10 Jahren Wartezeit und ein, zwei Tagen Bammel, ob der Postbote es wohl rechtzeitig vorbeibringt, ist er endlich da: Der achte Teil der Harry Potter-Bände!

„Harry Potter and the Cursed Child“ entstand in Zusammenarbeit der Autorin J. K. Rowling mit John Tiffany und Jack Thorne, zwei englischen Experten für das Theater.

Die Uraufführung des Stückes fand am 30. Juli 2016 am London’s West End statt und der achte Band ist ein Skript hiervon.
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Mon Amour

Heute möchte ich euch zwei Artikel zeigen, die ich super interessant fand. Um den Valentinstag herum (ja, das ist schon ein bisschen her… #unilife) habe ich diese zwei Meinungsbeiträge gefunden und fand sie einfach grandios.

Es geht mehr oder weniger darum, „warum“ jemand single ist und dass man nicht realitätsfern über Beziehungen denkt, bloß, weil man selbst keine hat. Ich möchte euch nicht zu viel verraten:

Zuerst geht es um die Frage, ob man denn zu hohe Ansprüche haben könnte?

Und dann kann auch gleich geklärt werden, ob man den Grund, warum man Single ist, ändern würde?

Beide Texte beinhalten super Zitate, einfach einmal reinlesen! :)


Wenn ihr gern noch ein bisschen darüber lesen würdet, was ich zur Zeit so mache, schaut doch gern einmal auf meinem Blog Jean above the Clouds vorbei. Ich war im März in Rom und morgen geht es nach Wien. Auf dem Blog und auf Instagram könnt ihr das „live“ miterleben! :D

Wie man die Universität und das Studienfach wechselt…

Gerade hat mein Studium begonnen, und zwar mein zweites. Ich habe an Weihnachten 2014 beschlossen, mein erstes Studium abzubrechen, obwohl ich mich bereits im fünften Semester (von acht) befand. An mein Praxissemester habe ich ein Urlaubssemester angeschlossen, in dem ich zurück nach Hause gezogen bin und habe mich intensiv damit beschäftigt, was ich alternativ zu meinem ersten Studium studieren möchte. Von Mai bis Juli 2015 habe ich mich an vielen Universitäten beworben und habe auch einige davon besucht, um mir selbst ein Bild von den Unis zu machen. So stressig und anstrengend diese Zeit auch war, heute bin ich froh, diesen Schritt gewagt zu haben. Denn aus der jetzigen Sicht habe ich meinen Wunsch-Studienplatz ergattert und kann mich nun voll und ganz ─ und glücklich ─ auf mein Studium einlassen. Wie genau ich vorgegangen bin und die Entscheidung zum Abbruch getroffen und durchgesetzt habe, möchte ich versuchen, zu erzählen. Im besten Fall hilft mein kleiner Erfahrungsbericht anderen, die auch an ihrem eigenen Studium zweifeln!

Außerdem gebe ich ein paar Tipps für Studienbeginner_innen!

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Snapchat immer noch seltsam?!

snapchat @nettisnaps ghost geist app instagramVor Kurzem ging es los und es hält immer noch an: Viele Blogger und Instagramer sind auch auf Snapchat vertreten und bewerben ihre Profile oder die App an sich. Ich habe mir ja bereits in diesem Post Gedanken gemacht, ob und warum Instagram an Attraktivität verliert und ob eine Umsiedlung zu Snapchat passieren wird. Und ich habe mir die App jetzt auch auf mein Smartphone heruntergeladen ( @nettisnaps ) und möchte ein bisschen lästern… weil es immer noch so komisch ist wie früher und weil mir mein Instagram-Account immer noch tausend Mal besser gefällt.

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Awkward.

I’m currently watching AWKWARD., the MTV show, because I only saw a few episodes now and then and started to like the characters. AWKWARD is not the only TV show that portrays teenagers‘ life in American High Schools and no matter the format, for foreign people it seems that there is a lot of bullying going on in High Schools. Without knowing whether it is true or not, you might think that there will be „stronger“ and „weaker“ groups of students and clichéd cliques like the sporty ones, the smart ones etc.

In AWKWARD, Jenna gets a letter. The writer tells her that she doesn’t stick out enough and what she should do to be „cooler“. What do you think about the tips? Why do we have to try to be cooler than others?

letter jenna hammilton mtv awkward

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Paper Towns

I just finished Paper Towns, a novel by John Green. In the book, the main character Quentin („Q“) searches for Margo who left town after taking revenge on her friends. Q has secretely been in love with Margo for a while now, but while she’s gone, he finds that Margo is not the person he always thought that she’d be. So in her absence and while he tries to find out where she might have gone, he also tries to find out who she really is beside the mystery she has become.

I want to give a book review by talking a little bit about the book and answer some of the questions that have been printed in the book as Discussion Questions.

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EAT, pray, love

eat pray love elizabeth liz gilbert

EN | For more than two years now, I longed to go to Italy. I have been in Italy before, but there was an urge to go back to this beautiful country again. While still being at university, I even visited a language class, because I also love Italian. Soon I stumbled across a movie called eat, pray, love and as I absolutely love Julia Roberts, I just had to watch it! I loved the movie and soon bought the book. Now I want to give a review on the first part of the book – the part where narrator Liz travels to Rome (just like I did eventually) and through Italy to follow the pursuit of pleasure. The EAT-part, so to say… Enjoy!

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Today, let’s… IMAGINE DRAGONS.

Imagine Dragons live on the Night Visions concert

 

On Top of the World
On Top of the World

Nearly one year ago, on 11/12/13, I went to the Night Vision’s concert of Imagine Dragons. I just watched the video I filmed while being there, and oh boy, how I cried (that’s why I seldom watch it and it is also so embarrassing to admit). I can’t fathom any better concert that they have ever done or will ever do than this evening at the PIER 2 in Bremen, Germany. I don’t listen to the album so much anymore, because I don’t want to get used to it, and I’m so sad because I know that for me, there can’t and never will be a better one.

THIS WAS NOT A TEENAGE HYPE.

Working Man
Working Man

It’s worse. When I try to put in words how much I love the music, I simply can’t. I am speechless, because no words could provide what I would need to say. I can simply tell the story:

Never have I seen any interview or video of theirs, never have I seen a performance or tv show before I actually went to the concert. The management and the band probably never spent any penny on me falling in deep admiration to their songs and music. Before visiting the concert, I didn’t even know their names ( – now I know! There is Dan Reynolds, the singer, Wayne Sermon as the guitarist, Ben McKee as bassist and Daniel Platzman at the drums! – ) and I didn’t follow them on any social media. But still – since the first song I ever heard of theirs, I knew the feeling that they are my favourite band would never fade, and it didn’t.

Tiptoe
Tiptoe

I liked Radioactive, just like so many people did, and then I heard Demons and knew they were like me as I could so much relate to it (thus I was very sceptic that it was put out as a single so that everyone hyped it while it had such a deep meaning, which is also good, but you get what I mean).

Their music is perfect and so enjoyable for any person with a complete pitch, and I felt connected to the lyrics the second I heard them. They speak to me on such a deep level which, as I already said, simply cannot be explained. You just know that

THERE ARE THINGS TOO REAL AND PURE AND HONEST AND TRUE TO CAPTURE AND EXPLAIN WITH WORDS.

Nothing left to say
Nothing left to say

I just know that they are.

It is like talking about a zeitgeist or a wavelength – it is beyond our ability to specify and categorise. I can embrace their songs with all of my being and when finally seeing them on stage, it came to me that they were actually real, and nothing has ever felt more real, and they weren’t only music anymore but people I could see and hear directly. Suddenly I saw them, and their strength and presence happened right before my eyes. Unbelievable. Behind their strong and vulnerable songs were strong and vulnerable human beings.

Every Night
Every Night

The concert was the best evening of my life which spoils the rest of it, and I hope it never gets old.

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NORMALLY, ART IS ABSTRACT. YET THEIRS JUST BECAME REALITY.

How strange that we talk about special talents to be the „other thing“ in comparison to an ordinary, neat life. All the emotions are so close to me and it is overwhelming to think that what I feel and think in the depths of my soul is what they have put out there.

I can relate to their art by one hundred percent and I know I have to keep that dear. I have to never forget, never let go, and always remember that this is the fibre and tissue we’re made of and that completes. us.

It's time
It’s time

THEIR MUSIC REMINDS ME OF…

the hours I spent travelling in trains and busses in the rain and sunshine, in all seasons and weathers, because this was exactly the time I found them. Every time I listen to them, pictures appear inside my head, as they inspire me so much. When I finally read something about them, I found a phrase to perfectly describe what they meant to me. It said that they wrote about their own struggles in life to help and cheer up others. In my opinion, that’s exactly what they do, and what their music does to me. I think I do understand, and I think I can relate to it. The whole experience encourages me and lets me see what is truly important in life.

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Thank you for reading this melodramatic appreciation I wrote at 3 am in the morning. :)

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