There are, of course, many things in life we don't like and they vary from person to person. Some don't like spinach, others no music (whoever these psychopaths are), some hate maths (take me, take me) and others languages. Some hate crowded places, others fear the solitude.
So we all have our little hates and loves and I want to talk about two things I recently encountered to be terrifyingly annoying and utterly unnecessary.
And I am not talking about the new president of the US, no, I have decided to treat this narcissistic psychopath with as little coverage as possible to show how much I hate his ego and views, so that is all about that.
It's winter in Austria, and a winter it is. Truly, I can't remember when we had so much snow the last time and it's freezing cold outside. You have seen the pictures if you have been following my blog, so you know it's like Narnia here.
Still, I see hordes of girls running around with sneakers or converse shoes and with their jeans rolled up so there is a delicate streak of bare skin between the end of the jeans and the start of the sporty, shorty sock and the shoe. I mean, seriously, get dressed for winter. Who would look outside and behold a wonderful winter wonderland and think 'yeah, I think it's a good day for my sneakers.' ?
Why? Why? Why are you doing this to yourself? It doesn't even look cool, girls, it looks as if you were too stupid to dress yourselves and weren't organised enough to buy winter shoes in time. Besides, no one looks at a woman shivering in the cold and thinks she's gorgeous or hot or stylish.
Believe me, I do dress stylish in winter. I am not one of these people who wear fleece jumpers and just anything to keep warm regardless the looks. I do care, I really do; however, I think there are so many wonderful items to buy for winter, ranging from hats and scarfs to cool winter tights and winter boots. It's utterly simple to look stylish in winter - you don't have to show off any skin, no one sees your cellulite, firmly tugged away under your tights and trousers and the stomach fat from Christmas is hidden underneath wonderful Scandinavian jumpers. Seriously, come winter anyone can look like Anna Wintour, but still so many decide against it, which just makes me wonder at them in disbelief and a slight tinge of condescension for their stupidity.
What about the Ugg boots anyway? They used to be so in fashion and still seem to be, so why wouldn't any girl just wear those instead of sneakers? I don't get it, but hear me out, girls out there. It doesn't look cool and trying to prove a point with your sneakers by shivering in the cold doesn't make you a rebel but a fucking moron, so go to Deichmann or Primark and get yourselves some warm shoes. Winter is coming...actually, it's already here, so even more the matter.
Alright, this burden off my shoulders. Swiftly on to the next. People who know me know I am a versed anti-smoker and among all the drugs you could pump into yourself, I believe smoking to be the most revolting one. It makes me sick to the bones that smoking is still so present and socially accepted, especially in Austria where you can legally start smoking with sixteen and still smoke in restaurants and bars. It's gross.
Personally, I also have some waves of aggression against smokers. Not that I would per se not be friends with them or shout at them in the streets, but I think smoking is the most disrespectful thing you can do, and it is hardly impossible to do it and respect the people around you. And that's the thing why I hate smoking so much. It is never, ever a matter of your own. You always drag people into your shit. I don't care if you give yourself a heroin injection or get some lines of cocaine, because it doesn't bother me; smoking, however, does.
The most aggressive I get when I see pregnant women who smoke or women who smoke when their child is around. And I am allowed to rant all about them because my mother did the same and I condemn her as much as any other. It's sick to do that and should be legally prohibited.
Generally, if you have an ounce of respect for the people around you, get rid of your ciggies and your horrible habit and stop smoking. Seriously, it would do everyone better and, by the way, you stink!
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