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A wee bit gross. Read more... )

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Aug. 22nd, 2017 09:32 pm
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 57 x Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
42 x Painted Skin: The Resurrection
63 x Memories of the Sword


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Aug. 22nd, 2017 09:17 pm
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 57 x Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
42 x Painted Skin: The Resurrection
63 x Memories of the Sword

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Aug. 23rd, 2017 01:26 am
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Fucking done with this whole mindset where I constantly mentally review who can/will read any of my necessary venting on various social media to see if I feel like I can say a damn thing; fucking done with imagining the nastiest and most dismissive shit coming from the people I'm closest to; fucking done with which things it is I feel I have to hide.

"I've got nothing better to do than stalk you and make fun of you for any emotional vulnerability" is bad friendship, I don't care where you learnt it, stop.
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HELLO. I HAVE FINALLY MADE A THING.

I fell hard and fast for the Men in Black franchise earlier this year. This year also happens to be the twentieth since Men in Black's release.
Here, therefore, is my love letter to these movies. (Possibly the first of a few to Tommy Lee Jones's face.)

At Ao3: Protocol Kappa

Genre: Hurt/comfort as fuck. (May err on the side of tooth-rotting fluff.)
Summary: Five times Kay fell asleep in the office, and one time he didn't.

Short preview under the cut:

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new book for cat lovers

Cats have held human fascination for thousands of years, from the Ancient Egypt feline warrior goddess Bastet to modern YouTube videos of kittens riding on a Roomba. The History of Cats in 101 Objects is a fun, fact-filled visual history of the human relationship with cats. The book covers topics such as: the adoration of cats throughout history, the evolution of the domestic cat and rise of the indoor cat, Contemporary cat obsessions and products perfect for every feline fanatic.
This charming book also delves into how cats have slinked their way into some of our most lasting works of literature, films, television and other pop culture, and it explores the mesmerizing behaviors we adore, from swatting balls of yarn to taking cat naps in strange places.
The perfect book for anyone who has a fluffy-yet-infuriating feline companion of their own. If interested, you can buy it HERE for 14.99$.





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Aug. 22nd, 2017 05:37 pm
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Under GeminiUnder Gemini by Rosamunde Pilcher

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


Pilcher does two things very well: setting and character. The descriptions of the Scottish coast and Scottish manor homes and a posh London hotel and Cornwall by the sea--all are evocative and lush and beautiful to read. The characters in the novel are complex, interesting, and nuanced, and most of them are warm and kind people I'd love to spend a weekend with drinking tea and walking on the beach.

This is an Old School Romance and a product of its time, so there are some elements I could do without (like the male love interest slapping the female protagonist in the face or the implicit assumptions about what women will do with their lives in terms of occupation, matrimony, and motherhood), but Pilcher is definitely a good storyteller.



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Aug. 22nd, 2017 10:08 pm
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Just under 300 words left to somehow remove from this story and then it will be ready for proofing and I am prioritising things all wonky but I don't fucking care. Just work on what I can work on.

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I've not eaten enough today and the gym was an annoying disaster (well, not "disaster" but I had to drop triceps from the workout because my elbow tendons were hurting) and I have a headache and feel mental, but the proof copy of Heavy arrived and it looks pretty good? (voici) so I will be releasing that very soon.

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hurried off on a horrible packed train to go meet Aaron to pick up this microphone and arrived too early so hid myself in the basement of a costa near London Bridge and did a bit of vague promo work for the PIG BOOK / SAD SPIES book and then stood outside the gallery watching people on bikes, blah blah, but I did a) get my microphone b) get a hug from aaron c) get my brain into another hole about how I can't people well d) find the Old Operating Theatre Museum for future reference

Also I nearly deleted my entire store of book ideas which would have been PROBLEMATIC

but I didn't. I read about East London's most enduring and beloved Yiddish-promoting poet, and wrote a poet myself (not in Yiddish) and now I only have 300 words to remove from that story.

A Charioteer fan a solid 14 years my junior is having a conversation with me about 20th Century homosexual history (she rather more articulately than me, as is usually the case) and also recced me this fic, which is so far reasonably in-character with only minor niggles but unfortunately it hits me in the feels and after the accidental feels-fest attached to a bedtime story for Liza I am NOT OPEN TO HAVING ANY MORE FEELINGS ABOUT ANYTHING

and i have a headache

This Week in Fandom, Volume 60

Aug. 22nd, 2017 02:56 pm
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This Week in Fandom

This Week in Fandom: Orphan Black and its Clone Club, legal issues with celebrity avatars in virtual reality, and more: https://goo.gl/8e7Wbb

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