What Gets Me Excited?

  • The future.
  • Formula 1.
  • When a new episode of a favourite TV show comes out.
  • New season of Game of Thrones.
  • Watching skateboard videos.
  • Aaron Hamoki ollieing the Lyon 25.
  • Watching things which have never been done before.
  • Having a meal at my favourite place – Mango Thai’s crispy beef.
  • Solving a difficult puzzle.
  • Having an idea.
  • Having a good idea.
  • Assembling IKEA furniture – organizing the screws and other components, who gets excited about that?!
  • Playing a new instrument.
  • Walking into a music shop that I haven’t been in before.
  • Discovering a new artist.
  • The Hotline Miami soundtrack.
  • The film Heat – loads of films actually.
  • Putting new strings on my guitar.
  • Strumming chords with new strings on.
  • DADDAD guitar tuning.
  • When Jose Gonzalez releases new music.
  • Getting a new piece of technology.
  • The closing stages of a tight football match.
  • Hearing my dad coming home as a child. I was the child, not him, obviously.
  • Playing tennis (I am OK).
  • Playing football (I am awful).
  • Skateboarding when I was younger.
  • Running across the road.
  • Finding something that I lost ages ago.
  • Visiting friends.
  • Returning home.
  • Going to the cinema.
  • Learning new things.
  • Making new things.
  • Moments of clarity when you see your life played out in front of you. Knowing that you still have time to change things.
  • Baz Luhrmann – Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen.
  • Great speeches – Martin Luther King Jr. – “I Have a Dream.”
  • First dates.
  • Life.
  • Realising my potential.
  • Travelling.
  • Finding an amazing busker.
  • Christmas.
  • Birthdays (mine).
  • A cold pint of Guinness.
  • Spelling words right the first time.
  • New Star Wars films which aren’t completely terrible.
  • Watching live performances.
  • Learning new songs.
  • Writing music.
  • Dark Souls games.
  • Discovering more about the people I love.
  • The success of the people I care about.
  • Election results.
  • Debates between smart and considerate people.
  • Retro game shops – the moment when you walk in and you have no idea what kind of stuff they will have.
  • Looking through the DVDs in charity shops.
  • Finding a game to play with my girlfriend.
  • Playing a new TF2 surf map.
  • Riding a BMX.
  • Roller coasters.
  • When my dad shows me one of his new paintings.
  • Amazon Prime.
  • Opening a letter someone has sent.
  • Watching people opening the presents I’ve bought for them.
  • Counting the money I’ve saved up.
  • Slow motion recordings.
  • Learning something new about the universe.
  • Scientific discoveries.
  • Entirely new species of animals – seeing the crazy creatures which inhabit the deep ocean.
  • Fireworks (for about 1 min, they become really boring after that).
  • Kissing someone for the first time.
  • Waking up with someone you love.
  • Discovering secrets in old video games.
  • Being part of something bigger than yourself.
  • Rain.
  • Thunderstorms.
  • When plans get cancelled.
  • Having free time.
  • Completing work.
  • Working hard – giving something my absolute best shot.
  • Throwing something in the bin from a long way away.
  • Holding hands.
  • Going for a walk.
  • Massive waves.
  • Going fast.
  • Feeling connected to someone – finding someone who thinks like me.
  • Realising that I’m not alone.

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