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I’ve always thought that birthdays are special. That’s why I have always tried to do something on my beloved ones’ birthdays. It’s funny to figure out that it doesn’t work that way with other people. My boyfriend, for instance, he thinks birthdays are not special, yet he had always quoted Nine Inch Nails for this: Everyday Is Exactly The Same.
Intermezzo: Loving this video on Vimeo!
I’ve lost count on how many people did say happy birthday to me. Got 65 texts, a good amount for a new phone no. There were like 6 or 7 pages of wall posts, I didn’t even have the time to reply those one by one. But I am really thankful. Facebook really helps you, it reminds you about your friend’s (or maybe idol’s) birthday. A few people called.
Last Sunday I asked Panji, my boyfriend, to cook something for me on my birthday, or anything, he can steal ingredients from my kitchen! He didn’t want to. He said that he wanted to see how would I react if I don’t get what I want, because I usually get the things I want.
When I woke up, he didn’t call, he didn’t text me. Until around 10 AM, he hadn’t say anything to me though we go to the same school! I was like, “Now this is way too extreme for me, but I have to get used to it.” So I went to the canteen on my own, ordered some F&B, sat somewhere.
He appeared with a food container, saying “Happy birthday!”. He cooked Tiramisu for me! I blushed. People around me were like, “Aww, so sweet, happy birthday anyway!” I was speechless. It’s a bit hard to surprise me, my friend had always failed to do that to me, but last Monday morning was so surprising, really! I didn’t even want to share the cake. My friend did steal to poke the cake, they were like, “Gosh this is delicious, can I have some?”. I replied, “NO WAY IT’S MINE!”
My schoolmates also bought a cake for me, so did British Council staffs It felt wonderful to see that people do care about you and do want you too feel happy on a special day. Too bad Mum was busy working, so I didn’t get the chance to see her on my birthday.
Thank you everyone!