20th January 2012

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”

Arthur Schopenhauer

I have been stuck in my room at uni for about three days thanks to the snow, uni shutting down and to revision. I felt myself going a little insane earlier (I guess that’s what 72 hours of linguistics does to you) so I went out for a long walk in the snow to try and retain some of my sanity.

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11th December 2012

“It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”

Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

I watched the first Harry Potter film with some housemates today – such a blast from the past!