It had been two weeks since we met Brooke. She was such a laugh and really helped us settle into London life. I was currently trying to film a YouTube video, all about our move to London and how fab our house is and yeah. But Brooke was over and distracting me so I ended up bringing her into the video.
“So, Hi guys! Hope you’ve all been well, I’m sure you are wondering who this lovely lady is, this is Brooke, I met her on the tube on our first trip into the city.” I smiled, gesturing to her dramatically.
“Hello! I hope you don’t mind me hijacking you.” I looked at her confused and she laughed, “I’m a YouTuber myself pal.” She smiled and took over the video completely and I’m sure everyone would be laughing at her.
“So, I hope you enjoyed this, I did after laughing at Brooke for ages!” tears had been rolling down my face from laughing and it’s a good thing the lads were out shopping. “thank you Brooke for making this video much more interesting than it would’ve been before, go subscribe to her channel, Brooke’s Day, and if you liked this video give us a thumbs up in the comments and yeah, let me know some challenges for the next video, you can check out my last video here” I pointed to some empty space before moving to frame Brooke’s face. “You can also check out the challenge video we did on Brookes channel here! Caio!!!!” I threw my hands over the camera and stopped the recording.
“So you want to do a challenge video?” she asked and I nodded softly. “How about we do a video for the 15 weird questions tag?” I nodded and set up the camera again to film while Brooke wrote down some questions on the notes in her phone.
“I’ll wait over here while you introduce the video if you like?” I asked and she nodded. I set the camera recording and moved away.
“Heyloo guys! As you can see I’m not in my room. I’m at my friend’s house and this is our video together! Welcome Alexo!” I looked at her confused and started laughing. “What?”
“Alexo!” I was dying at this point. She sighed and composed herself before starting again.
“Hi guys! I hope you’re all doing good! Today im going to be doing 15 weird questions with my good friend Alex from thealexmac!” I jogged over and jumped into the chair.
“Yo!” I waved as the chair spinned around, just as Brooke started laughing. I faced the camera and had a list of 15 questions on my phone screen. “We ready?” Brooke nodded. “I’ll start, Can crop circles be square?” I smiled at her.
“Er, I don’t see why not to be fair, even though they are called circles, okay, at a movie theatre, which arm rest is yours?”
“The right hand one. That’s the one the person on the end uses, so it’s just the same all the way down the row, how far east can you go before you’re heading west?”
“When you’re back to where you started, I don’t know! The hell was that question! Anyway. Can you plan a surprise party for a psychic?” she asked. I shrugged my shoulders.
“You tell me.” She looked bored so I thought I’d liven things up. “So, are you single?” she widened her eyes at me and scoffed.
“Yes, boys have broken my heart all too often for me to waste my time.” Tears filled her eyes.
“Hey I’m sorry!” I reached up to the camera and turned it off. “Don’t cry, I’m sorry Brooke.”
“No, no, you were bound to ask. My ex-boyfriend left me the day I met you, and you really helped me get over it, without knowing you know, and you deserve to know anyway because I-”
“What?” she stopped her sentence. “You what?” I asked again.
“I’ve got to go.” She stood up and I grabbed her hand.
“No, Alex. I need to go!” she pulled away and ran. I was left with a computer screen with her smiling face from our video on my channel. I sighed and sunk into my chair and began editing.
About three hours later, Ryan came up wondering what I was doing, and when he saw me sprawled on the desk half asleep with Final Cut open he shook my shoulders and dragged me downstairs.
“He was editing, and tired himself out.” Ryan said. But the truth was, I wasn’t physically tired. I was emotionally tired.
“I’m getting some food and going to bed.” Thinking about what Brooke had said earlier made me realise that I was falling in love fast, and there was nothing I could do to stop it.
Oh wont you, stay with me
Cause you're all I need
This aint love, its clear to see
But darling, stay with me.