My Summer Tv Shows 2017

Every summer I go to the beach for two (or three) weeks. It is a wonderful time of peace and relax. At the same time it also crushes my soul because I am living in a tiny apartment with my mother and my aunt. And I have to contain myself and smile and nod like a good girl.
BUT, it also means no internet for 2 whole weeks. Which is hard! I have Netflix, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah to watch!

But like I do every year, I pick some series to take with me to the beach. Last year I took “22.11.63”, “Game Of Thrones” and the pilot of “The Last Tycoon”. Uh! And “The office”. I was obsessed. I LOVE that show. ❀️

Anyway, here is what I am taking this year:

1.Jane The Virgin

I started watching it this week thanks to a friend’s recommendation and it’s great. It’s intentionally trashy and basically this is what I live for. I’m already on season 2 due to a sleepless night and I’m definitely planning on continuing.

2. Game of ThronesGame Of Thrones LOGO

Season 7 is coming out July 16th and I NEED to rewatch at least season 6. I have to get into the sorry again and what better way than rewatching the epic-ness of that magnificent season?

bloodline_tv_series_poster3. Bloodline

I’ve been wanting to watch this series since it came out but I was never in the mood. It’s not a very popular series and I have heard much about it. (I literally know nothing. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰ [Hi, Jon Snow]). I just know that’s all about family drama, betrayal and secrets… so fun and summer-y! πŸ˜‚

4. Parenthood

In Italy they have made a tv show based on the NBC series “Parenthood”. Although it is not the worst I have seen, I’d still like to watch the American version. And Lauren Graham is in it. And I adore her. So I have decided to take a half the first season with me.

5. House of Cards

I started watching “House of Cards” a couple of years ago and it quickly became my sunday show. I ordered pizza and I sat in front of the Tv watching a couple of episodes. Since then I became more disinterested in the show and after the first few episodes of season 4, I abandoned it. But it’s still a great show and I’d like to finish it.

6. 13 Reasons Why

I waited so long to watch this show. And not because I was excited to see it. I was waiting for the hype to die down. Knowing I love TV shows, so many people came up to me saying I HAD to watch it. And as the subborn person that I am, I refused. Just like I did with “Stranger Things”, I decided to pospone the show until people stopped talking about it. But I got into an interesting conversation about the show with a close friend of mine and I wanted to be more engaged into the conversation and therefore… I’m briging it with me to the beach. I wanted to read the book first but… sorry, no.

7. Gilmore Girls

My obsession is still not over. I haven’t talked much about it on the blog but I am still SO INTO IT. I follow so many account about the show on Instagram. I am so obsessed with the show and I feel like a nice evening with Lorelai, Rory and Luke is just the best. JESS I STILL LOVE YOU, I MISS YOU. Hi, Milo…. (insert wink)



I know I won’t be able to watch all of these things. Since I have sooooo many books to take with me. But I want choices. (insert smily face)

I hope you liked it and please let me know what shows you are planning to see this summer!

Georgia πŸ™‚ ❀

Pretty Little Liars – s07e18 – Choose or Lose – REVIEW

ATTENTION! This review contains some strong language and (obviously) spoilers from the 18th episode of season 7 of Pretty Little Liars. You have been warned!

Okay so, I’m back from episode 18. And I’m really upset because I saw a spoiler while on twitter. I managed not to read any spoilers during these past few months, and of course I did it on the third to last episode. Anyway, let’s get into it!

Already from “the previously on” I know that there’s going to be Toby in this episode because when they bring back into the “previously on” characters I haven’t been in the show for a while, it means they are on the episode. And this upsets me quite a lot: I WANT THE ELEMENT OF SURPRISE!!
Speaking of people who are back, Ali is in the house!!!

It still feels weird for Emily and Ali to be together as I was so used to Emily and Paige and I shipped them so much. I wish they would have stayed together.
And now the police have search warrants for the girl’s flats. At least Marco hasn’t appeared yet I would’ve been so fucking pissed. But he’s not longer on the case!
The police woman who used to investigate all the cases related to the girls is back. Marco is gone I’m so happy I don’t want to see your stupid face anymore.

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Aria as the villain is something that I really can’t get behind of. It just seems innatural and forced. And so close to the end of the serie, depicting her as in evil character is absurd. I’ve said this before and I will continue saying this until the end of the show (in two weeks): RIDICULOUS.

So then Emily and Alice and tell their friends live been sleeping together and that they are actually a couple. And there is literally no reaction. NOTHING.

One of the craziest thing that happened is that Mona barged into the room and told the girls but I has been working with A.D. .

She had a couple of episodes to say this and she decided that this was the best time? I think everything is happening very very quickly and they could have spread it across the season and deleted all of that bullshit that they put in those “filler” episodes.

But my favourite thing in this ep is definitely Toby’s appearance. He looks like a poor and trashy version of a real man like Nick Offerman.

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Ezra is finally getting suspicious about Aria’s behaviour. WAKE UP, MAN!

Thinking of meeting with A.D., Aria goes to a hidden location in the middle of the wood but instead of the person who has been terrorising them for ages, she finds her friends who have set her up. Obviously, they get really really angry and Spencer and the conversation with “we’re done”.
Very dramatic…

Anyway, she tells her friends the reason she has been working with A.D. It’s because when they found out about Ezra’s book about Alison, she wanted to get back at him so she filed a police report saying that she had been taken advantage of. Isn’t that stupid? She is now marrying the guy she filled in a police report about. Of course the police is going to be suspicious! This show amazes me every single time!

But they are called back to the police station where Detective Tanner (see?! I remembered her name) shows them a piece of glass from the windshield of Archer’s (ICYMI, it’s Alison’s dead husband) car. And this piece of evidence has blood on it.
They are definitely in big trouble…

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At the beginning of the episode, A.D. sent the girls a phone with a countdown clock. We don’t know what that means, we don’t know what the countdown stands for. It is actually frustrating. I hate it.

But let’s not forget what I’m most looking forward to find out. I want to know who the baby daddy is! Why can’t they just tell us!?

Now Spencer is confronting Aria for all the bullshit that she did. I was expecting so much drama but they don’t yell at each other, they don’t say anything. But then Detective Tanner comes in and gives back all of Aria’s belongings to her and of course, Spencer is pissed.

Wait! Now she’s telling Ezra what she did and he knows about the report? He’s not angry? Why aren’t they fighting! I just want them to lash out at each other so bad.

2017-06-20 (6).pngEverybody stop everything that you’re doing: Hannah and Caleb are getting married. Like, right now. And now Mrs Marin is here! It’s sooo cute! I can’t believe it but I am actually happy about this. I’m so glad they’re getting married without a pompous Ceremony. No white gown, no cutesy lovey-dovey shit, no stupid vows…

Exactly the opposite of the following scene with Alison and Emily.

But wait, the romantic shit is not over yet. Spencer went to Toby’s cabin for whatever reason. I just can’t look at him with that beard. It’s really really ridiculous. Getting together in this episode means they have literally no morals. He has just lost his fiancΓ©e in a car crash that he was driving. And now she’s pulling moves on him. Yes, they are smooching. No wait everybody is smooching and having sex. Why? Literally everybody!!! Not a fan of this scene.
Except the Hannah and Caleb part, because that is actually very very cute… 😍😍

Time is running out! The countdown is about to hit zero and I can’t wait to see what happens next.
But Spencer smashed the phone! Is she stupid?!

And Aria is now volunteering to turn herself into the police and committing a murder? But now A.D. tells her that she has limited freedom and that she has won the game?

Oh look! A Samsung galaxy has exploded!
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Who is in her trunk?! ARCHER?! And now she’s been pulled over by the police? I am loving this so much.

So is Mona actually the villain? Is she A.D.? Because frankly I don’t believe it.



The trash is back, baby! I’m not a huge fan of this half of the season. There is so much stuff we should be worrying about and instead the writers are focusing on bullshit nobody cares about. (See: Yvonne).

What are A,D.’s motives? Where are Aria’s parents? Don’t they have jobs they have to get back to? What about Lucas and Hannah’s fashion firm? There are so many questions!!! And only 2 episodes left!

I’m baffled.

Hope you’ve enjoyed this long review and please let me know of any other trashy show I should watch because I am in need of some bad television.

Georgia πŸ™‚

Failure

I was hoping to pass at least one exam but I didn’t.

I did two and I didn’t pass either of them. Frankly I don’t know what to do. I thought I was strong enough but apparently this has set me back. I don’t deal well with failure. It is something that detroys me from the inside.

And now I have to tell my family. Great. I can already see their faces. I am sure they are not going to make a big deal out of it, especially my mom, since she is the only one who know what I’ve been going through this past year.

Should I lie? Should I just tell people I passed them?

The world I live in is very judgy. And pityful.

I HATE seeing that expression on people’s faces but even more than that, the judgy look that they give you when they take pity on you.

In a couple of days it’s my birthday, but the last thing I want to do is celebrate. I’d rather dig a hole and hide in it until august. (That’s when I will take the exams again.)

I just want this university part of my life to go away. I hate it. I can’t help myself but I really really hate it with all my heart.

I can’t drop out. I just really can’t. But it is destroying me.

I really want to be a teacher and talk in and about English all day. But the journey getting there is ripping me apart piece by piece.

I know that they are just two exams but I really wanted to pass them so I could get them over with and begin the next year with a fresh start.

Now I’m not so sure I will.

 

Georgia

We’re done

Attention!!! This post contains some strong language and swear words!

I hadn’t cried in quite a long time. At least for my standards.
But I’ve never cried out of anger. Repressed anger.
And possibly something help. I’ve been feeling terrible these couple of days, really really down. And it hasn’t happened in at less a couple of months. I had managed to get out of it. I even did two fucking exams. Just 6 months ago I cried just by thinking of university. I was getting better for fuck’s sake.

I don’t want to sound obnoxious but in the family life, I am pretty much invisible and soooooo low key. I’m not expensive, I don’t ask for money, I don’t go to parties, my parent don’t have to drive me around, I keep quiet, I do what they ask me to. I basically have no life. But I’m sure you already knew that.

But for the first time in ages I was really really interested in something: I wanted to see my favourite mystery novel author at a bookstore where he is presenting his lastest masterpiece. (Which is set in Italy BTW).

Sadly taking the train isn’t an option. The city is an hour away from where I live and hte bookstore is at a 25 minutes distance from the station. The city is said to be VERY dangerous at night. Especially for a women. (Fuck those creeps that prevent us from ever enjoying ourselves without the fear of been attacked).

So I asked my mom for help and she said she wasn’t comfortable driving me to this city at night (the event starts at 9PM) and that I should ask my father.

So I did! And he checked his calendar and said yes! I seriously thought it was a miracle. He is NEVER free. Let me say this: we don’t have a great relationship. We don’t usually talk to each other, aside from “are you coming home to lunch?” from me and “tell mom I’ll be late” from him.

For a day and a half, I was over the moon. This was my THIRD try to see the author. THIRD. And both times I was not allowed to go. (I still throw it in my mother’s face every chance I get)

Then when we were at dinner Saturday, I found out that he actually wasn’t free. That he had a gig he didn’t remember of.
So I looked at him with a glare that would have incenerated him and said: “I’ll fucking kill you”. It got resolved fairly quickly as they moved the date!

I was so fucking naive to even click the “I will attend” button on the event of Facebook and I was literally jumping up and down.
Until Sunday afternoon. I am not kidding. This is what actually happened.
I might sound like a spoiled child and I don’t fucking care. I’ve wanted to meet the author and get his autograph since I was 15. That’s it. I literally haven’t asked anything else.

Back to the story, my father came in and told me he has orchestra rehearsals that day and that he couldn’t take me.

I had tears in my eyes but frankly, I didn’t want him to see me cry. He knows nothing about what I have been going through this past year and I sincerely hope my mother has not spilled the beans or I’ll fucking lose it.
Anyway. I just looked at him and said: “do not ever talk to me again”.
And then I just yelled at him in front of my grandparent. Great! πŸ˜’πŸ™„

What really hurt me wasn’t that he can’t take him. Otherwise I would have got angry with my mother as well. It’s the illusion he let me have for that glorious day and 1/2. I fooled him into taking him, making him feel like the “cool” parent who wants to right a wrong made by his wife 5 years ago. I played him like a fucking idiot. But apparently I got played back.
What really angered me is that his things and interests always come first. He does whatever the fuck he wants. I make lunch, he says he’s not hungry. He heats up dinner once and then shouts that nobody is helping him clean out. And who the fuck helped me?
Also, how come he didn’t say: “I have to take my daughter to see her favourite author.” Or “can we do it earlier? I have plans with my daughter”.
I’m not asking him to talk to me everyday or know what exams I have or what I am doing with my life. For once, I asked for something. 4 hours of his life.

But apparently, I’m not important enough.