- E: It's 5:18 pm in London and completely dark out.
- L: Don't be sad. It means that the stars come out sooner.
Marry the man who posts you a book from halfway across the world for no particular reason other than he had a suspicion that it was a book that you wanted to buy, but wouldn’t buy because you needed to spend the money on something else. All without telling him. He just did it.
Marry that man.
The top phrases of the year include “Arab Spring” (No. 1), “Royal Wedding” (No. 2), “Climate Change” (No. 4), and “Bunga Bunga” (No. 8). “How’s that working out for you?” manages to take the number nine spot on the list. It’s credited to politician Sarah Palin even though it’s definitely been around for several decades.
Snow Patrol will shortly be releasing their new album, Fallen Empires. Drops 14 November. Pre-order it now for £7.99 on iTunes.
So excited. Here’s to epic build-ups!
And in other music news, just bought the new Florence + The Machine album, Ceremonials. The deluxe edition. “Don’t Let Me Go” is already my favourite. “Shake It Out” is in (very) close second place.