This post is about Stranger Things, the Netflix original series created by the Duffer Brothers and released on July 15, 2016, and five reasons why I love it. But first, let’s back up a bit.
I’ve always been slightly slow to jump on different trendy bandwagons. I got my first smartphone in 2013, six years after the first iPhone came out. (True Story: I didn’t open my new phone for 28 days after buying it because I wasn’t totally convinced that I really wanted to make the plunge, and I wanted to keep the 30-day-return-backdoor open. Spoiler: I kept the phone.) I started wearing wedges about five years after they became popular, and by that time I reckon they had probably already gone out of fashion.
Funnily enough, in one aspect of life I was ahead of my time: Blogging. I started my first blog in 2006 when I left home and moved abroad alone. More than anything, my blog was a kind of public diary for friends and family, allowing me to keep in touch with my loved ones back home. I had the blog for a few years but I was never too keen on having a strong public online presence, so when the blog scene starting growing I stopped blogging. And now, some years after the blogging scene has really taken off (and perhaps hit its peak?), here I am again. Oh, the irony. Continue reading “Five Reasons Why I Love Stranger Things”