2012.. Bits and pieces!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 13 years to get that many views.

In 2012, there were 45 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 77 posts. There were 257 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 54 MB. That’s about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was March 13th with 145 views. The most popular post that day was Five people I can never trust!

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Bibliophilia: (4) Along Came a Spider

Source: Goodreads.com

Another book I accidentally ran across, and it captured me since the very first page! Throughout the whole book, I had questions to think of and many possibilities to consider, and that was exactly what got me through the novel till the end.. I would’ve given it 5 stars if I haven’t got somehow bothered with few pages I had as a strict reader to skip, as well as James Patterson’s writing style;  unnecessary details such as colors and brands and way too many minor characters, maybe I get distracted easily after all..

Anyway, to cut it short, it was such an entertaining read; I even finished the book in 4 days which hasn’t happened in quite a few years!

“…psychopaths. This country is turning out more of them than any other place on the planet. They come in all shapes and sizes, all races and creeds and genders. That’s the scariest thing of all.” ~ Along Came a Spider by James Patterson.

Confessions of a semi-doctor: (12) Good times don’t last!


Boom! School’s coming back! Well, ten days from now I’ll be doing it all over again; getting up early, following schedules, spinning everywhere and the whole dilemma of med-school!

The only good news is, this year is my 6th and FINAL year, oh yeah, 12 unceasing tough more months to survive before I rock as a doctor! 😀

Bibliophilia: (3) A Book of Nonsense

Source: Google images.

I was flipping through my Kobo reader the other day when I stumbled upon this book. As referred the author  Edward Lear, the book is plain nonsense. However, once you begin his 112 rhyming pieces, you can’t help but get sucked in and keep reading and laughing out loud at how absurdly they crack you up! 😀

My favorite pieces:

1. “There was an Old Person of Mold, Who shrank from sensations of cold; So he purchased some muffs, Some furs and some fluffs, And wrapped himself from the cold.”

2. “There was an Old Man in a tree, Who was horribly bored by a Bee; When they said, “Does it buzz?” He replied, “Yes, it does! “It’s a regular brute of a Bee!”

3. “There was an Old Person of Tartary, Who divided his jugular artery; But he screeched to his wife, And she said, “Oh, my life! Your death will be felt by all Tartary!”

4. “There was an Old Man of Berlin, Whose form was uncommonly thin; Till he once, by mistake, Was mixed up in a cake, So they baked that Old Man of Berlin.”

Scenes: (9) ‘Cause blue is beautiful! :)

It’s been so long since I last saw the sea. Every year my family packs and go have all the fun while I enviously sit at my desk studying! A couple of days ago, I finally managed to go with my friends and have one hell of an insanely cool two-days stay in a lovely resort at “Ain El Sukhna”, eastern Egypt! Here’s an excerpt of its beauty! 😀

# Special thanks to my dear friend Nermien and her lovely mom for organizing and hosting the whole trip! 😀