Have you ever had a crush on your teacher? Until university I had not. In fact, I'm pretty sure the opposite occurred. My high school art teacher (my favourite teacher) used to call me by her husband's name, one of those slip-of-the-tongue things, but several times every art lesson. Needless to say I was her favourite student (I mean smart, handsome and artistic, how could she resist) and so she'd spend hours helping me with ideas, and painting. She even used to drop off supplies to my house. But strangely enough I was infatuated with her daughter. Anyway, back to university. For one of my electives I did a first year literature course. Every lecture I would spend staring at this beautiful woman. Long black glossy hair (Pantene's CGI hair eat your heart out), perfect smooth olive skin, luscious lips, large round dark almond eyes. She was gorgeous (probably still is) and it was so distracting. Intelligence and beauty for me is like cyanide. I mean Natalie Portman, Dear God. I think I'm convinced that it actually isn't a good thing. Anyway, I loved that subject, and so I've been reading more contemporary literature, and well I've found that I can hardly read anything less well-written than say Harry Potter. I even find it hard to read Matthew Reilly now. They just seem sub-par. Which is annoying because a lot of Fantasy and Sci-Fi isn't that well written. But lately I have been reading and loving The Magician, and The Magician King, it's fast paced, subversive and intelligent. Written by Lev Grossman (a Times Columnist I think), it's like Narnia cum Harry Potter, only more twisted, philosophical and adult. I know, I have revealed my inner nerdiness, please don't destroy me.
My skin, unlike the Literature Lecturer's, is not perfect at the moment. However, the seb derm above my lips is red, but not flaking. So that probably means at least a few days till it fades. I'll try and keep applying AHA and some selsun. As for my acne, well it's slowly going. I have a few scabby pimples still around my temples. And some small unformed lumps on my forehead and between my eyes. Hopefully with all the AHA I'm using it'll clear up.