Alas, my borderline-unhealthy obsession with somewhat obscure arthurian symbolism is immortalised in mock-award form.
(As well as awards we each got books too awawawaw)
The Minister's Daughter Is In Love With The Snake.
Now all of Katie’s readers know about my unhealthy obsession with Byron sweet jesus help me
Today in lit we were talking about the issue of masculinity in The Rivals and somebody described the men as foppish and my teacher started saying stuff about ott-almost-feminine vanity and emotion-based stuff and then he looked at me to say “all that overly-romantic adam and the ants type-” and I was all AHAHA But Yes Exactly That’s Where ‘Fop’ Comes From And Men DID Begin To Feel Threatened And That’s Why DANDYISM EVOLVED YAAAAAY and he let me talk for a good five minutes about dandyism and beau brummell and I pulled out my beau drawing that’s still hanging around in my folder to illustrate what I was saying like an impromptu presentation of Dandies: An Exploration Of Why They Are Better Than You and it was fantastic the end
We went to the Globe to see the Tempest and it was absolutely fantastic even though it rained the whole time b/c you didn’t really notice it and then it sort of added to the real-lifeness of Prospero’s dream-world speeches just urgh feels it was so good also Colin Morgan but mainly feels b/c shakespeare
when we were getting our hair cut we started chatting to another guy and his mum and one of the stylists in the salon about old skool tv shows that we used to watch and games we used to play when we were kids and we all became temporary bffs and then we started talking about our hair b/c y’know it was a salon and the other guy started talking about how his was his character’s hair and I really wanted to ask if it was for like a show or for cosplay but y’know how would I look cool explaining about cosplay if if was for a show??? sigh so we talked about pokemonXD instead but now i regret it
Eton Mess Cupcake made by Jen at Right Royal Cupcake! It was glorious, with a great surprise jammy centre :D (I have a Sticky Toffee Ginger one to try too but I’m saving it for tea tomorrow :3)
One of them was unbelievably chilled about the whole “throwing fucking huge swords around at people” thing so we named him Sir Zen. (He won).