I'm sure you've all heard the question "Are you a glass half-full or glass half-empty person" (or something to that extent). There are always times when you feel that nothing you do could go wrong, you're on top of the world. But then there are the times where you feel complete horrible, and that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong; I am one of those people, a cynic who looks at the world and seems to focus more on the negative than the positives. Everyone sees the world and those around them in different ways, I look at one of my friends who is an idealist, he had hit a stage of depression but has became happier in a relationship, but as I look at time, all I can see that it will all soon go away for him, and his joy will not last forever. That's life, and I'll pity him the day his world comes crashing down around him.

    I've wondered why I've been a cynic in life, after all, I've not exactly got any worrying problems just now, not stressed or anything. There's one phrase I've heard which describes this whole thing: "An idealist sees the world as it should be, a realist sees the world as it is, but a pessimist sees both" it makes sense when you think about it. Every day I see the problems this country has, I keep getting told about how difficult it will be for my peers and I to get into university, I have seen businesses come and go in the past recession, and I see the Tories back in charge. Yet I do not see the true heroes of this Earth, I do not see the right in the people I know, I can only see the wrong.


I've always been told to be less pessimistic about the more person and private aspects of my life by those close to me, but my past experiences in certain fields has always led to me thinking the worst will happen. In my recent preliminary exams, I thought I'd end up bombing horribly, and yet I walk out with 5 As? I had no idea how I done it, but I'll take it. It would be great to be optimistic about my life, but I can only see what is actually there, and what I see does not match how the world is, and how I am like. I can only see the negative aspects of myself (this being one of them), yet I fail to see the qualities people say I have. And I'm still on the journey to figure this out.

Great to be back to writing these by the way.


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In just over three weeks, I start my exams in School, and as you'd expect, I'm a bit nervous. There is the part of my brain that is constantly fearing that I will end up doing something that will make our supervisors think I'm cheating (thank God I'm doing two of my exams in the library instead). I'm pretty sure that all of us have that part of the brain that makes us think the worse is gonna happen, so it's not too bad. However, in my English prelim, something terrible did happen.

During the essay writing part, I was typing up a paragraph (I was typing due to my shite writing), both my hands were on the keyboard and the rest of my body was not anywhere near the computer. Guess what happens? It *bleep*ing crashes, at the worst possible time. The other people typing almost piss themselves laughing at my misfortune, which is such a frequent occurrence it's ridiculous. Thankfully, the brilliance of Windows manages to recover the majority of said essay, and I got 19/25 for that essay as well, so it wasn't all bad. I've learned the lesson so it'll be Ctrl+S every sentence.


The main problem I have however is the Art exam. 27th of April, 9:00AM - 3:00PM. That's right, 6 hours of my most hated subject. Woohoo. The upside is that after it I never need to do the subject again :D but that is only if I don't die of boredom. The fact that I forgot to bring my folder home to practice won't help, but tbh, no point wasting energy to salvage a sunken ship is there? The teacher will be annoyed, but frankly, after two years of hell, its kinda worth it.


I may be sounding petty saying that, but I was seriously annoyed at having to pick what was more or less my bottom choice. Business Management wasn't running, neither was Spanish. I was told not to do PE, and I wasn't to do Cooking either. That sums up how much shit I had to deal with in my school, frankly, I think they owe me big time.

So from basically now till June, I will be working hard to get as good enough grades as I can for the 6th subjects I care about (English, Maths, Computing, Physics, Modern Studies and Graphics), the 1 I'm not that fussed about (French) and getting ready to brave the storm of the most boring exam of all: Art.


Next year better be so much better...


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I seriously think I'll reach deafness before the dole, my hearing is in quite an unusual state, according to my mother. And I know who the culprits are: those screeching bitches who think they can sing.

Now, nothing wrong with singing in your room, in private for fun, to be honest, I do that from time to time, that time increasing with my obtaining of The Beatles: Rock Band (Thanks mum :) ) but in public, especially when you have the appeal of a grandmother's pussy is about as big a risk as doing a Michael Jackson "tribute" on Hey hey, It's Saturday Night, SHUT THE *bleep* UP YOU STUPID BITCH. If you want to sing so badly, go on the X-Factor. In fact, actually, do that, that way, I can laugh at how pathetic you look when you start bawling your eyes out, ruining your over the top vulgar make-up when Simon Cowell degrades your "talent" infront of a nationwide audience, I could do with the laugh. But EVERY DAY I need to hear two girls I know singing when they sound like a pair of bagpipes being squashed by an ape playing the harmonica. Shut the *bleep* up or I will personally kill chivalry and shut your fat gob for you.

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Now, continuing this topic, during my work experience, I saw that two fellow pupils seemed to had modelling jobs this week, and frankly, I think they are pathetic attention-seeking morons who, if they are unlucky will find themselves in an unfortunate, horrific incident, well, one of them would, because the other, a blind person could see how ugly they are, and that voice, Jesus Christ, just imagine a high-pitched Father Jack, and boom, there you go.
Now these girls ad a photoshoot which was pretty revealing, still PG, but they are idiots. I can't link these for security reasons, but here's one advice. In the future, if you're treated like slags: remember that in the past, you acted like them. If a Pedophile ever came on to them, hey hould know that maybe they should be acting more careful, because those photos would make them targets quite easily if seen by the wrong people. I, although it might sound different, wouldn't wish for that to happen, but I'm not gonna comfort them. If they hadn't uploaded, then they wouldn't be downgraded.

Also, while I'm at it: LESS MAKE-UP NOW! I am talking to a person, not a bunch of slop that makes you look like a TV that's settings have been screwed around. Now, if you think you need that much make-up to make you attractive: you are not going to achieve that soon. Less make-up can mean more success, but your paranoid egos need more and more to hide how that ego. Guess what, it's not working. When you look like Susan Boyle, take off the make-up, but if your one of the girls mentioned earlier, then she has no hope at all.


So, incase you're wondering, here's what I look for in a girl.
  • Natural beauty, I don't want to talk to something that had pig slop on top of it.
  • Doesn't sing in public, unless they're actually good, but my taste in music might prevent that, (When was the last time you saw a 15 year old girl singing that They are the Walrus?)
  • And finally, don't act like a teasing skank, one day, you will regret it.

I once had a solemn conversation with a fellow pupil, and I once said one girl in our class would be assaulted in a, well, explicit way. Frankly, the way some are acting, I won't be surprised.


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Hey everyone, Aido here. In life, I've begun to have a reputation in life as being a guy, who has a short fuse, and when that fuse blows, I go into mega-ranting mode. This all became because of one guy, but I won't go into that. This blog post is merely going to be used as an archive for the rants, so they don't spam up my Blog page, as every time I make a new blog, my background needs updated, and that does NOT go well with me. So, if I make a new rant, I'll edit this blog post, and I'll post a comment saying that it's been updated. If you want to view it, there will be a link in my signature for you to see.

Now sometimes, in real life, listening to me ranting on about someone, usually a person, can be quite funny, according to my mates anyway. But here, I want you to enjoy yourself reading them, and also, feel free to comment on it with any thoughts you have about the topic I'm ranting about. The first rant will be up soon when I've cleared up something about the rules.


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In a couple of months, I will be sitting me Prelims, in May, the actual exams, as you could expect, most of my year are bricking it, with someone in my school posting a blog about these exams.

So, what do the school do to help us? Give us more exams. You are shitting me aren't you, we've got the most stressful points of our life coming up soon, and YOU WANT IT TO BE SOONER? Why the hell do you want to do that, are you mentally unable, are you enjoying watching us suffer, why the hell do you want us to do more exams this year, it's bad enough that we had to do the 3rd year exams, but giving us these so called "practise exams" is complete bullshit.


The amount of revision I need to do this weekend is out of control, It's been about a month in school, we haven't reached October, we haven't finished the first part of term and we are already needing to revise. Who is the genius that thought that up?


Maths test, 1st of October, French Writing, 30th September, English essay, time, 29th September, Physics test, 30th September. Anyone else seeing a pattern emerging?
OK, French, I don't give a shit about. Maths, it's a subject I am very strong at. But physics is probably my 3rd weakest subject, the weakest of the ones I actually give a damn about. This is absolute bullshit.


English, I suffer from dyspraxia, which makes my writing really messy, according to my mates, I write at a 45 degree angle, and no-one can read it, my teachers have ad some trouble deciphering it, but, in my exams, they won't mark it. How the *bleep* is a random teacher from Lochgilphead or Loch Ness or Inverurie meant to be able to read it and mark it. MY BALLS ARE ON THE LINE HERE, I'VE GOT EXAMS, REALLY IMPORTANT, AFFECTING THE NEXT 50 YEARS OF MY LIFE, AND I HAPPEN TO GET A DISABILITY WHICH INFECTS MY WRITING SO MUCH, MY TEACHER WILL NEED TO TRANSFER IT SO IT CAN BE READ? Why the *bleep* did I get stuck with that piece of shit?

Also, I'll soon have to do a Modern Studies test soon probably, it gets worse and worse.

I need to plan an English essay about a crap book, while redrafting another essay, while finishing character notes, while revising for maths, while revising for physics, while ignoring French. WHAT THE HELL WERE THEY THINKING?


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It may be a long way away, but I'm at that stage of life where you go into deep thought about your future, and well, here I'm going to record my current thoughts for the future. Well, Allons-y.

Well, the first thing that's to be considered is my Standard Grade exams, my mum, annoyingly, expects be to get top grade in EACH one. Well, here's a brief run-down of my current expectations.
    English - Need to work Harder, probably scraping a pass at this stage. My critical essays are a bit hit or a miss, some essays can be good, but some can muck up, I suppose it's just struggling with the text.
    Maths - Strong subject for me, just need to stop letting easy marks slip past. Apart from that, not much to comment about.
    French - What's the point?
    Modern Studies - Again, strong, the only thing that may hinder my is revision.
    Physics - Must study harder, confuses the hell out of me does most stuff. Need to read my notes more. Health Physics and Electricity are specific topics to study.
    Graphics - A hit and miss subject, can work really well on the drawing, and excellent with the Knowledge & Understanding, but Illustration & Design (or whatever it's called) needs some work.
    Computing - My favourite subject, work really hard in it, I should get by easy. The teacher practically fawns at me and my mate's work. Because we're brilliant.
    Art: There is no hope left for me in this subject, I want to just walk away from it, without turning back.
After these of course are the Higher Grades Courses, in which I need to pick around five subjects, these are my current potential choices if I wish to work on my ambition of being a lawyer or computer programmer
  • English
  • Maths
  • Computing
  • Modern Studies
  • Physics or Graphics
Now, by picking these, I have a wide field for when I am pursuing a career, which is me thinking ahead of the game, this way I can ensure I at-least have a future, hell, even Architecture is a possible route for me. However, my brother advices me to do a "Crash-course" on History for a year, again, opening many opportunities. As I have an interest in Media, History could be useful.

Now, career wise, and University wise, well, there are many areas I could potentially pursue, bearing my exam grades into account. Currently, my options are:
  • Law
  • Computer Software Development
  • Media
  • Journalism (*bleep* knows why tbh)

And so, there you are, my long-term plans for the future, I hoped you enjoyed reading, and I would happily accept any advice if you wished to give me it.


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Hey, it's Aido here, just going to be doing this blog as a wee intro to my life, it may just be a pouch, but it's the basic info you'd need about me.

My name is Aidan, I am 14, currently residing in Bonnie Auld Scotland, hell of a place, bit wet though. Still, it's a good place, very peaceful. I also have an Irish heritage and also have an Indian grandmother.

Here's the above in a simpler forum for some of you people.

Name - Aidan O'Grady
Age - 14
Nationality - Scottish, but PLEASE don't call me British
Living - Scotland


Main Interests:

Well, I suppose my main passion in life is football. I am an avid football fan in my school, perhaps too much some would say. The teams I support are Celtic FC and Sligo Rovers. Celtic, being a Scottish team are the main team I support, supporting them all my life. Sligo is due to my Irish heritage, as my dad is from Sligo. I haven't been to a Sligo Rovers game before, though I have been to some Celtic games this season, Mon the Hoops, now I feel a chant coming.

We love you, we love you, we love you
And where we go, we follow, we follow, we follow
We Support the CELTIC, the CELTIC, the CELTIC
That's the way we like it, we like it, we like it.
Whooooo-ohhhhh Whoooooo-ooohhhhhhh


I also am a partial fan of golf, though I have begun to lose interest in it.

I am a fan of music, I am mainly a fan of rock, mainly indie, but some metal, I also like Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Irish/Celtic songs. The main rock bands I like are the Fratellis, Figure 5, Sergeant, the Courteeners, the Cribs, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis. In metal the main songs I like at "Enter Sandman" "Ace of Spades" "Rock 'n' Roll all Nite" and of course "Highway to Hell". I am also a fan of the Mighty Boosh, both music and the TV show, here I go again ¬_¬

Soup, soup, a tasty soup, soup!
A spicy carrot and coriander!!
Chilli Chowder!
croûton croûton!
Crunchy friends in a liquid broth!
I am dispatchio, oh!
I am missala soho.
Misso misso,
Fighting in the Dojo,
Misso misso...
Oriental friends in the land of soup!



Neoseeker and Gaming

Well, I join Neoseeker in May 2007, so 18 months here, my original account was AidoCFC, mainly in the Football Manager 2007 Forum, after the exodus to 2008, In January saw the second incarnation of AidanOGrady (changed to Aidan O Grady later on) which didn't really last as long either, as now I am Aido, I think this is the one I shall be keeping. The main forums I go on are FM, Football, Loungin' and the IRP forums.




Well, that's the intro done, I may be adding more, if I any interesting news, so if I'm raging due to a shit day in school, comment and enjoy.

P.S. just for the laughs, added a picture of me and some mates from school, I'm on the left. It was taken a bit of a while ago.



And before anyone says anything, that's an iPod earphone wire coming down from my next.

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Hey everyone, Aido here. In life, I've begun to have a reputation in life as being a guy, who has a short fuse, and when that fuse blows, I go into mega-ranting mode. This all became because of one guy, but I won't go into that. This blog post is merely going to be used as an archive for the rants, so they don't spam up my Blog page, as every time I make a new blog, my background needs updated, and that does NOT go well with me. So, if I make a new rant, I'll edit this blog post, and I'll post a comment saying that it's been updated. If you want to view it, there will be a link in my signature for you to see.

Now sometimes, in real life, listening to me ranting on about someone, usually a person, can be quite funny, according to my mates anyway. But here, I want you to enjoy yourself reading them, and also, feel free to comment on it with any thoughts you have about the topic I'm ranting about. The first rant will be up soon when I've cleared up something about the rules.


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In a couple of months, I will be sitting me Prelims, in May, the actual exams, as you could expect, most of my year are bricking it, with someone in my school posting a blog about these exams.

So, what do the school do to help us? Give us more exams. You are shitting me aren't you, we've got the most stressful points of our life coming up soon, and YOU WANT IT TO BE SOONER? Why the hell do you want to do that, are you mentally unable, are you enjoying watching us suffer, why the hell do you want us to do more exams this year, it's bad enough that we had to do the 3rd year exams, but giving us these so called "practise exams" is complete bullshit.


The amount of revision I need to do this weekend is out of control, It's been about a month in school, we haven't reached October, we haven't finished the first part of term and we are already needing to revise. Who is the genius that thought that up?


Maths test, 1st of October, French Writing, 30th September, English essay, time, 29th September, Physics test, 30th September. Anyone else seeing a pattern emerging?
OK, French, I don't give a shit about. Maths, it's a subject I am very strong at. But physics is probably my 3rd weakest subject, the weakest of the ones I actually give a damn about. This is absolute bullshit.


English, I suffer from dyspraxia, which makes my writing really messy, according to my mates, I write at a 45 degree angle, and no-one can read it, my teachers have ad some trouble deciphering it, but, in my exams, they won't mark it. How the *bleep* is a random teacher from Lochgilphead or Loch Ness or Inverurie meant to be able to read it and mark it. MY BALLS ARE ON THE LINE HERE, I'VE GOT EXAMS, REALLY IMPORTANT, AFFECTING THE NEXT 50 YEARS OF MY LIFE, AND I HAPPEN TO GET A DISABILITY WHICH INFECTS MY WRITING SO MUCH, MY TEACHER WILL NEED TO TRANSFER IT SO IT CAN BE READ? Why the *bleep* did I get stuck with that piece of shit?

Also, I'll soon have to do a Modern Studies test soon probably, it gets worse and worse.

I need to plan an English essay about a crap book, while redrafting another essay, while finishing character notes, while revising for maths, while revising for physics, while ignoring French. WHAT THE HELL WERE THEY THINKING?


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