Cross courts and guitar picks
Today may have started off with me being cranky. But it surely graduated to feelings of elation. Hee.
The late afternoon and evening was spent in front of the teevee with my dad n bro. For 3 hours I pretended I was in Melbourne. I was even debating between ice cream at Lygon or cake at Crown. I cheered and screamed at every ace, missed shot and volley. And when the two finalists pat each others backs and commended the other player during their speeches, I clutched my heart and let out a huge 'Awwww..'.
If you haven't figured out THE event of the month then BOO for you. I was watching the mens singles finals for the Australian Open. Its been ages since Ive watched tennis what more with the Raja Rumah. Even so, my dream of watching a Grand Slam live is still planted firmly in my heart. So hopefully by my final year, I'll be one of those shrieking fans with painted faces holding up banners in Rod Laver Arena.
Oh, and I just got back from No Black Tie. A million thanks to Erin and her parents for picking me up. Hee. It was great finally being able to watch Reza Salleh live (although I vaguely remember catching him at Laundry last year) and also Yunalis! This girl is AMAZING. Her voice is so velvety smooth, her beats are catchy, her melodies are sweet and her lyrics tug at your heartstrings. And it was great seeing her again after god knows how many years. Do look out for her in the future. With talent like that, she will sure be going places. No. I'm not biased just because I know her.
Reza Salleh of course brought the house down. It's clear how he has managed to cement his name in the local indie/accoustic scene with his beautiful songs that have lyrics either dripping in honey or as heart-aching as a former loves' goodbye letters. Okay, I exaggerate but he's THAT good! Everyone was tapping their fingers on the table or moving their heads to his rhythm. And his voice, Oh My Goodness, just made me melt the moment he executed the first few lines from his first song.
Owen Nicholas is not bad. Sorry, he's pretty good but it's not really the kind of music I go for. But the lyrics were pretty cool!! I have to give him credit for that. :D
Before I babble incoherently on, I shall then retreat with a final Kudos to Novak Djokovic, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Reza Salleh and Yunalis Mat Zara'ai.