Lessons Learned Biking in 2011

Things I have learned this summer:
1. Asphalt is a bit too ruff to be used as skin care.

2. An überfan is not the one who travels half the world to meet the idol, but the one who bicycles thirty kilometres to see the movie, falls on the bike and goes to the hospital and still goes to look at the movie.

3. Also, a sacrificial friend is not one who does things against their will, but the friend who bicycles to see a movie with you and injures themselves in the process of doing so.

4. Harry Potter is a very expensive movie. (movie ticket 10 euros + new lenses 280 euros)

Yes. What happened to was this:

Me and my friends had been speaking of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 since we saw part 1 which was in the autumn. We planned on seeing it together on Wednesday the 13th at 00:07. Wonderful. I live 34 kilometres from the centre and I was too lazy to get a motorcycle and driver’s license.

My parents wanted me too sleep over at a friend’s house, because bicycling back at around three o’clock in the night ain’t really feasible.  I didn’t want to bother my friends, so I decided that maybe I’ll just stay home. Then my friends called and offered me a place to stay and I was off.

A few kilometres before town they were laying down some new asphalt with edge like a five centimetre stair. A truck drove by, not even very close, I reacted very naturally and my bike headed towards the side.

Crash!

The asphalt scraped my knee and face and hands. Some friendly people stopped by and took me to the hospital from were I had to get my bike (which I estimated to be 200 meters from where the hospital was… wrong assumption. I was about… 1800 meters off) and join my friends at the theatre. I made it just in time. Now I’m much better, but also much more careful about bicycling. Thank God, I had my helmet on!

A Seed of Truth

Maddy, he has fed stories of the lower world to you since you were seven years old. I would say that he has so far trained you pretty well.
Maddy clenched her hands into fists. What are you implying? That he lied to me?
I mean,” The Nameless said, that a man may plant a tree for several reasons. Maybe he likes the tree. Maybe he wants some shade. Or maybe he knows that it may one day be required for firewood.
-Joanne Harris, Runemarks

This quote is intended to express the following matters: the character of the story Maddy has been friends called with a person One Eye for seven years, but then she meets the Nameless, who makes Maddy doubt her friendship with One Eye. In other words the Nameless makes Maddy doubt the trust between her and her friend.


Trust is the most important part of a good friendship, and one cannot know who is a true friend before times are difficult. From this comes the saying “a friend in need is a friend indeed.

Without trust there is no friendship, or any relationships at all. Trust can be undermined with a lot of things. Doubt is one of these scourges.

Even without knowing it one can do things that make the trust one’s friends to disappear. In these cases an apology and explanation are the best cures.

A true friend takes into account the friendship in all his or her actions, and always thinks of the best friend and himself or herself. He or she is empathetic or sympathetic, honest, sincere, and there is mutual understanding among friends.

Sometimes, however, true friends can also come across circumstances where disputes are unavoidable by the two. The showing of angry emotions can be positive, as long as the partiesargue constructively, searching for a suitable solution for both.

“A true friend will never make your life more difficult – unless you’re on the way down.” -netti.nic.fi

In a friendship each party should have a healthy self-esteem. A true friendship is not where one envies the other looking for a chance to succeed on the expense of the one, or in which one uses the other. A friendship is not black mail!

Friendship may be be considered by some overrated. Such people prefer to be alone, but humans are social animals, and even hermit natured people need company sometimes.
Theoretically, all should have at least one friendIn fictional works the hero has usually a friend or friends, on whom the hero may count on almost everything. The fact is that several discriminated, bullied, beaten, and lonely people pass through, the world in need of friends.
Suicides, school shootings, and other bloody attacks would be reduced likely if people would be able to live in harmony. There are bad people always, but there could be less bitter peopleFriendship can prevent self-destructive thinking. A friend may also notice if something is wrong.

Scientifically viewed friendship is a phenomenon which is equally difficult to explain and explore as love, but recently with psychology, and magnetic resonance imaging it has been possible to study the reactions that friendship creates in a person.

Lessons Learned Biking in 2011

Things I have learned this summer:

1. Asphalt is a bit too ruff to be used as skin care.

2. An überfan is not the one who travels half the world to meet the idol, but the one who bicycles thirty kilometres to see the movie, falls on the bike and goes to the hospital and still goes to look at the movie.

3. Also, a sacrificial friend is not one who does things against their will, but the friend who bicycles to see a movie with you and injures themselves in the process of doing so.

4. Harry Potter is a very expensive movie. (movie ticket 10 euros + new lenses 280 euros)

Yes. What happened to was this:

Me and my friends had been speaking of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 since we saw part 1 which was in the autumn. We planned on seeing it together on Wednesday the 13th at 00:07. Wonderful. I live 34 kilometres from the centre and I was too lazy to get a motorcycle and driver’s license.

My parents wanted me too sleep over at a friend’s house, because bicycling back at around three o’clock in the night ain’t really feasible.  I didn’t want to bother my friends, so I decided that maybe I’ll just stay home. Then my friends called and offered me a place to stay and I was off.

A few kilometres before town they were laying down some new asphalt with edge like a five centimetre stair. A truck drove by, not even very close, I reacted very naturally and my bike headed towards the side.

Crash!

The asphalt scraped my knee and face and hands. Some friendly people stopped by and took me to the hospital from were I had to get my bike (which I estimated to be 200 meters from where the hospital was… wrong assumption. I was about… 1800 meters off) and join my friends at the theatre. I made it just in time. Now I’m much better, but also much more careful about bicycling. Thank God, I had my helmet on!