Reading festival -the summary

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I know, this is already a little bit getting out of hand, but I just can’t shut up about the festival. Actually, I also didn’t quite know what to post today. This week is kinda weird, with 3 posts already this week and still Friday being the day for me to tell you guys a little story. So, I thought why not summarize the past three posts? Let’s go.

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Honestly, I think that Reading is a really special festival. It’s different to others that I know, because the music is the most important part of the weekend. It doesn’t have cute decorations or people doing dance shows or activities to do between the gigs. It’s all about the music and the fun. And I love that. And besides that, it’s also quite old and full of history. My mum and I especially noticed that when we saw people her age walking around and families. We never walked past a whole family at Sziget last year. So that was really cool to experience. It kind of breaks the cliche that festivals are only for young people. Which is so damn wrong, just saying. My mum is the best example.

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Also, I was really surprised by its dimensions. I knew that it was sold out completely, but I didn’t think that it would be this big with so many people. I was overwhelmed. And still am. And you could really see that everybody was enjoying their time there. Pure happiness all around, no worries, no problems, just music and fun and love. Just perfect.

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Finally I have to praise their choice of bands. The lineup was really breathtaking, seriously. I never thought that somebody would ever do that and create the perfect lineup. But they did. And I got to experience this amazing lineup live. And I got to finally see Fall Out Boy, which is like so damn unreal still. God, I’m so happy.

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Guys, if any of you ever get the chance to attend this festival, please go and do that. You won’t regret it, I swear. And I can actually say that this time wasn’t my last. I can already see myself attending it again. And I think this isn’t even this crazy to say. So yeah, see you again Reading festival.

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So yeah guys, there you go. That was my weekend at Reading festival. Three days I’ll never ever forget. If any of you love music and festivals as much as me, don’t be shy and hit m up. I’m here. And until then, I hope you enjoyed this post and, as always, thanks for reading. x

Reading festival – Day 3

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And welcome back. Today is the day I’ll be talking about the last and probably most exciting day of the super amazing and perfect Reading festival. And about the end of one of the best weekends ever. So, let’s go.

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The third and last day started with another again little shopping trip. After leaving our money in Readings best stores, mum and I got ready for our last day at the festival. And I can tell you, I was soooooo damn excited. Because today would be the day I’d finally see Fall Out Boy after waiting for that moment for years. I couldn’t believe it and actually can’t until now. It’s just too crazy.

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The first band we went to was Clean Cut Kid. A cool indie band I had known from my Spotify playlists. So I really wanted to listen to them live. I thought they were pretty cool, but unfortunately my mum didn’t enjoy them as much as me. Right after they ended their set, we ran over to the main stage to try and get a great spot for Fall Out Boy, of course. This was, unfortunately, really really hard. We got there pretty early but it was so packed already. Although there was one band scheduled even before FOB, there were so many people there already waiting for them. Like us, they just got there to have a good spot. Mum and I were quite close to the front of the second barrier, but I wanted – needed – to get a spot right at the barrier. Those are just the best spots, because you’re not pressed into a group of people and there’s nobody in front of you who can block your view. So this was really really important to me. When the next band, The Vaccines, got on stage we were in the second row, but with a huuuuge woman in front of us, so we couldn’t see much, especially my mum. I even asked her to swap places with me and do you know what, she plainly said no. I thought she was joking. She was there alone, had the best spot ever and didn’t even stand there to see FOB. She just said that she didn’t want to be in the middle because of moshpits or so. ONE FREAKING METER IS NOT IN THE MIDDLE. WHAT THE HELL.

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I was soooo freaking mad. And so close to giving up. It was just all too much. The Vaccines were playing one bad song after another, mainly because the lead singer was for sure drunk or high or both, I had this super tall woman right in front of me and people were pushing me from behind. That was really rough. And then we had to wait another 30 minutes for FOB to come on stage and then I realized something. I would be seeing FOB in a few minutes. I had waited for this moment for years. And NOBODY and NOTHING would ruin this moment for me. So I let all the worries slip off me and got so damn excited.

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And then it happened. Freaking Fall Out Boy got on stage and started playing. And then the best thing ever happened. There was a family right in front of us with a small girl who was a total fan, so when they got on stage, one girl of the family and my friend, the tall woman, held her on her shoulders. To do that, they had to get closer together which just caused enough space for me right at the barrier to slip in. I was finally in the front row. Exactly when they music started.

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And then I just had one of the best one and a half hours of my life. I cried immediately when I saw them and heard them. And I think I’ve never cried this much at a concert. I was so overwhelmed. I for real had to calm myself down to not start bawling right there. I was so happy, oh my god. And they were so damn perfect, holy moly. Patrick, their lead singer, sounded like an angel, even better than on their albums – and I thought that this wasn’t even possible. And Pete said so many nice things, totally inspiring. And how they loved to be here. And I can tell you, I loved it too. I wanted them to go on forever and never ever stop.

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I remember looking back at my mum, tears streaming down my cheeks and having the biggest smile on my face. And her reaction. I could see how happy she was for me. And I can’t even describe how much I love her for doing that and attending this festival with me.

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After FOB, screaming out lyric like never before, crying like crazy and loving every second of my life, mum and I got back to another stage to get a glimpse of The Wombats and to get a good spot for The 1975. Which we luckily did. Oh and The Wombats were freaking amazing. Their music is really special, it gets you in a good mood after seconds. And I really love that. Like I said, The 1975 rocked the stage afterwards. Like some of you will probably know, I already saw them this year, but hey, you can never go to enough concerts and see them too many times. And yes, they freaking slayed again. Matty is just such an awesome singer and special person. And I loved the whole atmosphere. Everyone was just so happy, screaming out lyrics with an amazing band playing for them. I loooooved it. And after that, mum and I got some fish and chips and then went home.

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And I couldn’t have been any happier. I had just seen so many of my favorite bands in a matter of three days, which is breathtaking, actually. I can’t even tell you how happy I still am that I got to experience this together with my mum. A perfect holiday, a perfect weekend, a perfect festival. And the happiest I could ever be. This is one of those things I’ll tell my children – which I will hopefully have – when I’m older. And hopefully I’ll be able to go to festivals and concert with them, like my mum and I. So I can make them as happy as I am right now.

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So yeah, there you go. This was the last of a perfect weekend. I hope you enjoyed this post as much as I enjoyed writing it. If any of you want to chat, I’m here. Fell free to talk to me, I’d be happy to hear from you and talk about Fall Out Boy, maybe. And until then, as always, thanks for reading. x

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Reading Festival – Day 2

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And helloooo again and welcome to the festival show. It’s time to talk about the second day of one of the best weekends of my life. My weekend at the Reading festival in England (day 1 – here).

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Soooo, the day started with a short shopping trip with my mum, as there was a mall close to our hotel. But as you know, music matters the most so we quickly decided to get to the festival area and start our second day of pure awesomeness. Also because the surprise act had just gotten announced – You Me At Six. And hello, of course you have to see the surprise act, which we did, luckily. Although it were just a few minutes, I’m glad that we got to hear them. And yes, they were amazing.

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After that we had a little time because the next band on our list was going on stage in an hour or so. So we walked around and then sat down next to the tent stage and listened to Sigma. And also we watched the people there – you wouldn’t believe how crazy the people dress there, it’s so weird and cool at the same time. And funny, of course. After getting some dance beats, we walked over to the Introducing Stage and listened to a really really awesome band called High Tyde. They actually are from Brighton and have that typical english indie pop rock sound, which I loooooove. So yeah, I really enjoyed this one.

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Following that we walked back to the tent and waited for the amazing Jack Garratt to come on stage. I already knew him before the festival and oh my, I didn’t know that he would be THAT good. Like, he plays guitar, keys, djs and sings, all at the same time. How crazy is that? I was so impressed. And besides that, I loved how you could see how he enjoyed the show, I think that’s the little piece that perfects a concert. Seeing that the act enjoys it too and really loves to be on stage.

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Then it was already time to head to the main stage to watch Imagine Dragons. Who doesn’t know them and their songs. In my country, they are a typical radio band, but holy moly, I was nearly shocked how much I enjoyed their set. I never thought that I’d enjoy their music THAT much. But for real, they are breathtaking live. And their lead singer Dan is just too cool. And he looked so nice and he was nice, actually. Telling us how much he loves to be here. And yes, I cried. It was just so emotional and I was so overwhelmed by the music and the people and the fact that I was for real watching an amazing band at a festival I had prayed to attend for like half a year. It was just too much. I love my mum so much for flying to this festival with me. Seriously.

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Oh and then mums highlight got on stage, the headliner of this day, Red Hot Chili Peppers. That’s a band mum connects to her youth, so it meant really much for her. I only stayed for 20 minutes, because I wanted to see Two Door Cinema Club, but my mum told me that they were amazing and I’m really really happy for her.

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The last band we saw that day were, as already mentioned, Two Door Cinema Club. I ran to the stage to get a great spot, which I luckily did, and I couldn’t wait to see them. Some of you may know why, but I’ll tell you anyway. They are the band everything started with.  They were my first real concert, my first band shirt and the start of my taste in music, which I love, for real. So yeah, it REALLY meant a lot to see them again after three long years. As you can probably all guess by now they were breathtaking. I loved every single second of it and never wanted them to stop. And again, I just had to cry. Another perfect end of another perfect day.

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So yeah, this was day 2 of my perfect weekend at Reading festival. Stay tuned for day 3 tomorrow. I really hope that you enjoyed this post and, as always, thanks for reading. x

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Reading festival – Day 1

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3 days. 22 bands. And probably one of the best weekends in my life. Yes, I’m talking about the coolest festival of this year – Reading festival.

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I don’t even know where to begin, it was such a cool and huge weekend and I just loved every single second of it, for real. This is why I thought to split the three days, I hope you like it (so, days 2 tomorrow).

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The first day was kind of a rush at the beginning because mum and I got there directly from Brighton, which meant that we had to get up at like 7 am (I was close to falling asleep standing). But after we got into the hotel in Reading and to the festival area, everything was just perfect. The first band we saw was Nothing But Thieves and I can tell you, I was going crazy. I love the band so much and they were so amazing live and Conor, the lead singer, was sooooooo freaking damn cute, oh my god. He told us how important this days was for him and it felt so special.

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Afterwards we watched Mura Masa, visited Russell Howard, probably one of the funniest people on earth, then The Internet, a new upcoming band called Paris Youth Foundation and and then the evening was already coming up. It started with The Neighbourhood, a band I’ve known for years now and had always wanted to see live. And I have to say, they were amazing. After that we had a little rush back to our hotel because it was getting cold and mum wanted to change into something warmer. Unfortunately this costed us some time and caused us to be late for Twenty One Pilots, too late to get some space in the tent. That’s why we had to watch them over the big screen.

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Oh and I have to say something about the show. Tyler had a lil accident while playing the last song and surfing the crowd to get to his platform and the internet literally went crazy after that. I read all the comments at home but let me tell you, it really wasn’t that bad. The security should have looked after him but it wasn’t the crowds fault. And saying that they will never come to the UK again because of that is just ridiculous. So, nothing bad happened clique and yes, they slayed. And I loved every single second of it. That show reminded me again why I’m so in love with this band.

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After screaming out 21P lyrics, mum and I went over to the main stage to watch Foals, a band none of us had ever seen live before, so I was pretty excited. And I have to say, they were really cool. Sometimes they had some kind of scream parts, which I’m not that kind of fan of, but besides that it was amazing.

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And after Foals had rocked the main stage, we quickly went over to Jack Ü to dance to some beats. Luckily they played the one song with Justin Bieber, the one song I wanted to hear live so it was really cool. And I was so happy. And after that we had a quick listen of Oliver Heldens.

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And that was it. Day 1 was officially over. And I walked home with the biggest grin ever. And a huuuuge amount of excitement for the next two upcoming days. Oh and speaking of that, as already mentioned, I decided to split one post into three for the three days, so it doesn’t get too long. So, stay tuned for tomorrow for day 2 and more crazy festival tales. And until then, I hope you enjoyed this post and, as always, thanks for reading. x

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Tea, music and other things

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It’s raining. And it has been raining for three days. Other than stopping me from going for walk, this is literally the perfect weather for watching movies, cuddling on the couch, drinking tea and listening to some nice music. And for a chat. And that’s what I want to do today, to have a nice little chat with you guys. So grab a hot cup of tea – I went for a good old Chai, listen to some beautiful music – I chose Ed Sheeran – and just enjoy the moment and chat a little, if you want to.

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Sooo, what should I tell you… Movie-wise… A few days ago I watched the new horror movie Lights Out and it was fantastic. As you know, I’m a sucker for good and most importantly scary movies and this one is super scary, for real. Apart from that, I really like the idea of the movie. I mean, I already wrote an article about it for my university, so I know that this was actually a short film by David. F. Sandberg, which got so popular that the genius James Wan took notice of it and decided to work with David and turn it into a long movie. With a story so simple that it’s close to being funny. Actually, the movie plays with this one basic fear we all have – the fear of the dark. And I can tell you, I slept with my lights on this night. So if any of you guys wants to go for a exciting, scary evening, this movie is the one for you.

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Music-wise I’m currently listening to all of the bands I’m looking forward to see next weekend. And oh my god, I’m so damn excited for Reading, I can’t even tell you. Fall Out Boy, Twenty One Pilots, Nothing But Thieves, Two Door Cinema Club, The 1975 and on on on. I could talk about it forever. And Brighton, omg. I can’t wait to finally see Brighton. I’m praying that I’ll see some YouTubers, as they strangely all live there or have family or friends there. I’d love to see Pewds, seriously. I’ll be happy if I see him, that’s all I’m wishing for. But of course, the more the better. And I don’t even need a pic or so, just seeing him would be so awesome.

Oh and besides that, today I actually actively listened to Ed Sheeran again since like months or so. And god, did I miss him. That’s why I’m currently letting his beautiful voice slip into my ear and the magical lyrics into my head. Once I start, I can’t get enough of his songs. And I’m really excited for his comeback, I do really miss him. A week ago I saw a pic on tumblr which said: “The reason 2016 is so bad is because Ed Sheeran disappeared.” And this is soooo true (and funny and kinda sad). So yeah, love him.

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Oh and I recently watched a Connor Franta video. I know you’re probably gonna think I’m crazy for that, but I’ve never been quite a fan of him, mostly because I just didn’t watch his videos. But his latest one, the one where he just talks and paints his nails (what else?) really got me. He’s such a fascinating person, so aesthetic and full of life and inspiration. And to be honest, I’d loooooove to have him as my best friend, for real. That would be soooo cool. Oh and I highly recommend watching that video (link: youtube.com).

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And I know, you probably expect from me to talk about the new show everyone is currently crazy about – Stranger Things. And no, I’m not going to do that because I plainly can’t because apparently I’m this one poor soul who doesn’t have a Netflix account and therefore can’t watch it. Buuuut this doesn’t stop me from watching TV, of course (duh). At the moment I’m binge watching New Girl and I love it so much. To be honest, I’ve probably seen every episode two or three times already but this doesn’t change anything, the jokes will always crack me up. How I wish I could live in that apartment, together with this crazy people. It would be so much fun. I hope I’ll once get the chance to live with people like them, just for the fun and adventure.

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So yeah, that’s it for my part. I have to say, I really like this kind of posts, seriously. It’s so relaxing to just chat to you guys about anything and everything. I really really like it. And I hope you do too. I’d love to read any of your comments, you can hit me up anytime and talk to me about whatever you want. And until then, I hope you enjoyed this post and, as always, thanks for reading. x

Conor and me

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This one is special. Really special. I know I already talked about him, but this is the post he always deserved and always will. This my story with a guy called Conor Maynard aka a guy I’ve only met once and loved before and since.

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I think you all know who Conor is, at least I hope so. Because if you don’t, what the hell are you doing with your life? I kind of crashed into Conor about 4 years ago while I was on holiday in Cyprus with my parents. We stayed in a small house and I passed some time by watching TV. They had MTV and I loved it. I remember that was the time when Conor won the MTV award for best new artist and in every break, there was a small spot with him and his song Can’t Say No. And god, was I annoyed. But do you know what happens when you get to hear a song like 20 times a day for about 8 days? Exactly. First you get used to it, then you remember the words, then you hum it and finally you sing it loudly and dance to it. That’s what happened to me. I fell for the song.

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And when I got home, I kind of kept him in my heart. At that time, I had a huge heartbreak and I just needed something to make me happy. So one night I was sitting in front of my laptop, surfing through YouTube when I got to his site. He had those series of funny little videos which he called “The Conorcles”. Actually they were just little vlogs, but sooooo damn much better. To be honest, Conor is one of the funniest guys ever. He has this totally amazing humor which makes it possible for him to laugh about himself. And honestly, he’s also just really really crazy.

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I remember sitting in my room, watching, like, every single video and I laughed so loud that my mum came into my room to ask me what was so funny. Little did I know that I was laughing about a guy that would still be a part of my life 4 years later.

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After I found out that Conor was a guy who had the same sense of humor as me, was just as weird and crazy as me and was also intensely cute, I started listening to his songs more and more. And oh my god, he has the voice of an angle, I swear. Next to Ed Sheeran, he literally has the most beautiful voice on this planet. Seriously. I don’t even know how so much talent can be stuck in one single person. But as we can see, it is possible. And I fell for him. Oh how did I fall. Actually, Conor and his music and videos really helped me with my heartbreak, so I really want to thank him for that (thanks Conor). And then it just escalated. I told literally everyone about him. Showed his videos to my friends. Listened to his songs 24/7. Tweeted about him. And finally I called myself a Mayniac, which I still do, of course.

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And then June came. I remember it like it was yesterday. My mum and me had planned our second trip to New York. It should last for a week, starting at the 9th of June. It was April when I found out. I had just gotten home from school, when I checked my phone. I have this cool app called Bands In Town, that shows you every concerts in any city you want. And I had set it to show me all concerts in New York, because I really wanted to go to a concert there. And I had followed Conor there, so that meant whenever he had a concert in the city I had selected, I would get a notification.

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I think it was about 2 pm when I got the notification. I looked at my phone and there it was. It said that Conor had just announced a concert in New York. On the 9th of June. The day we would get there. You can’t even imagine how much I freaked out. I started to cry immediately. I couldn’t believe it. It was close to being so crazy that it just couldn’t be true. I mean, how high are the chances that Conor would have a concert in New York exactly in the week when I would be there? I know, impossibly low. But it was true. I checked it like 100 times. And then I called my mum, half crying, half breathing like I just had had an attack. I remember that mum wasn’t so happy at first. Because it would be really stressful, because there wouldn’t be a lot of time to get to the hotel and to the venue. At the end it was incredibly stressful. But at the time we got into the taxi to the venue, all the stress and pressure got washed away. I think I already cried back then.

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When we got there, we already saw a few people queuing up in line. I had actually bought Meet and Greet tickets, which was just the cherry on top of the huge ice cream bowl of craziness. The M&G thing also meant that I wouldn’t just be meeting Conor, but that I was also able to get into the venue before anyone else. But as you know me, I was too shy to go around the queue. But my mum isn’t shy. And wasn’t. So she literally just took my hand and walked right onto the street with me, passing every single person and getting right to the entrance. It was sooooo crazy, I couldn’t believe it. And then it all went down really quick. I ran into the venue, got my place in the second row and the two support acts came, sang and left.

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And then the moment came. Conor finally got onto the incredibly small stage – the concert was for like 500 people, maximum – and sang and danced his heart out. And so did I. I laughed, cried, danced, smiled, admired him, screamed, cheered and literally had the time of my life. And he was sooooo damn good, oh my god. I loved every single second of it and wished for it to never end. But unfortunately it had to end, but then the M&G part came and I got so damn nervous, you can’t even imagine.

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Actually, I had prepared a little gift for Conor – I had written a letter and had bought him a cool bracelet which fitted the other ones he always wore and still does to this day (they are friendship bracelets). I remember that he smiled at me when I gave it to him and that he said “Oh I’m going to cry”, which is something I love so much. And my mum took pics, so this moment is literally captured on my phone. And oh my god. I remember when we took a pic together, he put his hand on my hip and I just put it on his back but my hand was half on his denim jacket and half on his shirt, which was kinda awkward, so I just slipped my hand completely under his jacket. I still laugh about it to this day. I think it’s so funny, I don’t even know why, it just is. Then I thanked him and got out of the concert area and sat down on a bench. I was shaking so much and my heart was beating like crazy. I think I sat there for like 10 minutes until my mum asked me to go and I was so not ready. Because I knew that Conor was like 2 meters away from me. I didn’t want to leave him. Thank god there was a small window in the door, so before we finally got out, I looked through it and took on last glance at him and said goodbye for the last time.

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So that’s how I met Conor. It was like one of the best moments in my whole life and I’m so happy that I could be a part of this small, intimidate show. It was really special.

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A few months later, Conor announced that he’d be publishing his own book and that he wanted to put a few pics with his fans into it. So he started a contest in which you just had to post your pic with him on a website and they’d chose the pics randomly. I bet you can already guess what I did. Of course I posted it a lot of times, because I really wanted to be in this book. Or at least have him see it. And of course I also preordered the book, no matter if I was in it or not.

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I was in class when my mum sent me the picture. I can still see me staring at the phone, eyes wide open, with my teacher getting right into class. I was so excited, I threw my phone on the table. I was shaking like crazy. On the picture my mum had sent me was the pic of me and Conor. In his book. Right on the first page. I thought she was joking. I couldn’t believe that this was real and to be honest, I still can’t believe it. It’s just too crazy. And of course I showed it to everyone. Because like, this is REALLY special. Like really really special. I’m in Conors book (oh wow, I still haven’t realized it).

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So far, there had been two really special things that happened with Conor – the concert and his book. And then my 18th birthday happened. I remember tweeting him that it was my birthday and that I’d literally go crazy if he tweeted me. But when I went to bed there still hadn’t happened anything. But it was okay for me. Because I mean, he’s Conor. The next day my class and I went to a trip to Madrid and my friend picked me up to drive to school. And when I turned on my phone, I got a notification from Twitter. It said that Conor Maynard followed me (!!!). And I was like “yes of course, suuuure”. Because I thought it was some fake account. So I just clicked the link to see who the fake guy was. And then I saw the blue verification sign next to his name. And I went crazy. Conor had followed me. He was following me. I couldn’t believe it. To this day I think that this was his special birthday present for me. And I couldn’t be more thankful for everything he did and does.

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I still remember texting my mum that Conor followed me and her replying with “what does he want from you???” and I grinned like an idiot. I was sooooo freaking happy, oh my god. Actually, I still am, because – thank god – Conor is still following me. Which enables me to text him whenever I want, which is like SO DAMN COOL. And of course I’m texting him sometimes, for example when he releases a new cover or something. He still hasn’t replied, but I’m sure that he at least saw it and had a small reason to smile and that’s all I could wish for.

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And now it’s 2016 and I’m still here. And I always will. Because Conor really means a lot to me. He’s more to me than an angelic, freaking amazing, unbelievable talented singer. He’s a guy who’s part of my life since 4 years now and I’m not planning on changing that and I hope he isn’t either. It really means a lot to me that I’m sharing this special story or let’s say relationship with him. I wouldn’t want to miss any of it. Never ever.

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Oh and actually, after a wait of two years, Conor finally released some new music. His new album “Covers” is out today, which includes all his latest albums, two new ones and another original. I especially love his cover of “Don’t Let Me Down” by The Chainsmokers and of course his original called “This Is My Version” (I think this song is about his breakup with his long-term girlfriend Victoria, so it’s a little bit sad – okay it’s really sad – but so freaking amazing). So please, whatever you are doing right now, STOP IT. And go listen to Conors album. You won’t regret it, I swear. Conor deserves all of his fame and appreciation and a lot more. Because he really has a huge talent and he is an amazing person. And I’m just really thankful that I got to know him and have him in my life, even if he’s not physically next to me.

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I really hope that you enjoyed this post as much as I enjoyed writing it. I think you noticed how important Conor and this memories are to me. If any of you want to talk to me about Conor or anything else, I’m here. Oh and here’s the link to his new album – spotify.com. And here’s the link to the official video for his new song: youtube.com. I really hope you enjoy Conors music as much as me and, as always, thanks for reading.