Hello

Jun. 22nd, 2017 10:40 pm
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I'm sort of trying to find something...fandom friends, or maybe just friends.


I'm 35, bi, gf, married with a kid. I live in Wales, I work in a pharmacy and write fiction and poetry too. 

I've got five cats and four chickens.

I will always love Stargate (SG-1 and SGA) and Trek (TNG, DS9, VOY) I have passing interests in other and currently love Dragon Age, MCU, Steven Universe, Brooklyn 99. I don't write as much fanfic as I used to still have a lot of ideas peculating up there. I miss being part of fandom though I've always felt like I was on the fringes.


I ship f/f and het mostly, and I read that too but I will write anything. Any pairing. I'm either mental or gifted. Not sure which.

I love old films from the beggining to the 70s. Love MST3K. The new series was great. I love crap films, I hate reboots but I will watch them sometimes.


I have a post here that has more about me if you want to check it out.

Adventures Elsewhere — May 2017

Jun. 21st, 2017 06:21 pm
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Adventures Elsewhere collects our reviews, guest posts, articles, and other content we've spread across the Internet recently! See what we've been up in our other projects. :D


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+1 pretentious weeb!

Jun. 20th, 2017 03:20 am
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NAME: Ryu, or Daley outside of DW/roleplay.

AGE: 25, can't wait to be whatever the male equivalent of a Christmas Cake is next year!

INTERESTS & HOBBIES: Animals, anime, art, computers/electronics, food, foreign languages and the cultures associated with them (spanish especially), goth garbage, halloween, LGBTQ stuff, monsters, movies and tv shows, music, roleplay, shiba inu puppers (I own one!), video games, writing... Wow, I'm so unique!!!

LOOKING FOR: I suppose I'm just looking for people who share common interests with me at the moment. I've linked my profiles for MyAnimeList, etc., above if anybody wants more specific details on my fandoms of choice. My main fandoms are Aikatsu!, Pokemon, and Yu-Gi-Oh! though. I'm not into live action stuff as much as I am with cartoons and I'm not big into popular live action canons either, so no SPN or MCU for me.

ANYTHING ELSE?: I'd like to think of myself as an open-minded guy, although I don't take other people's bullshit easily. I deal with fibromyalgia, mental illness, insomnia, crippling perfectionism, gender dysphoria, and my body generally being a giant unwanted mess, and I'm trying to live life as drama-free as I can while crossing my fingers that I can get my brain transplanted into a new body and mysteriously find a million dollars in my bank account. Puns, sarcasm, and self-deprecation are my bread and butter for lifting my spirits. Icon related.

Parkour!

Jun. 19th, 2017 07:20 pm
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Sadly, I didn't have a phone on hand to try to get a photo.

But I just found out that a startled fox on a London balcony will, if feeling cornered, drop two storeys onto the top of a garden wall, bounce off that onto the ground, land with somewhat less dignity than it had intended but apparently without injury, and trot off hurriedly.

In my defense, I really didn't mean to make the fox feel cornered; it's just that my immediate, automatic response to "unexpected furry cat-sized creature" is "stay still, make crooning noises at it, try to edge a bit closer." Had I fled, it would have been able to go round to the other side of the balcony, where you only have to drop down half a storey to an adjacent roof.

ETA: I can't help noticing that there is a very well-chewed yellow foam ball on my balcony, which I did not put there.

Also, by way of apology, I have left a dish of water out on the balcony, because it is a heatwave.

~* Add Me! *~

Jun. 19th, 2017 01:30 pm
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My name is Ash [Ashley] & I'm 27 years young. I'm into hippies & love people who are open minded & care free & down to earth. Loves intelligent writers.

Hobbies: Love to make icons. Loves to do photography & draw & creating. I smoke cigarettes & drink coffee & read seldom. Big huge fan of people who make icons. Huge fan of creators, writers of mystery, writers of real life, every-day posting, huge fan of people who love art, who do photography, painters, book readers, intelligence; i am an open-minded girl who would like the same similar in interests!

Music: People who love rock & roll. I love hard rock music, like Tool, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Battling Delirium, Goblin Cock, reverse music & hard rock songs heard on the radio of classic rock, like Jimi Hendrix & ZZtop.

Preferences: It doesn't matter if you're male or female, I don't mind having a few males on my friends page! That'd be pretty awesome. Just comment to be added on my blog, or comment below so that I know you want to be friends! Thank you, & have a lovely week.

Ducklings

Jun. 19th, 2017 02:08 pm
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Ducklings!
[Two ducklings, one facing the camera and one showing us its fluffy backside.]

Someone left the top gate on our canal lock open today and these two plus their four siblings got stuck at the far end of the lock next to the closed gate. They couldn't scramble out to meet their momma standing on the lock edge. I went out to chivvy her back toward the open gate, and luckily the ducklings trapped in the lock followed her all the way out the gate, which I shut behind them. All seem to be okay if a little peeved with me, and I can take it!

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Jun. 18th, 2017 07:38 pm
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The shortest way I can describe myself is a nerdy lesbian hippie. I'm 30 and live in Colorado with my adorable cats. I love crafting. Making things with my hands brings me so much joy. I crochet, make all of my own skin care products, and dabble in anything that looks like it's be fun to make myself. I spend a bunch of time outside birding and exploring nature around me. I've also been known to spend time waving signs at protests. Not necessarily because it's fun, but our current political climate is scary and change happens from the ground up. Other than than, I absorb podcasts and books pretty much like they're both air.

I'm looking for equally geeky people above 25.
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OK, so, for a completely separate RP than my last few posts (still set in an AU of the "Ender's Game" universe, but still), the characters are going to be going to UN Headquarters in New York. Basic theme is that because they're superintelligent and multilingual, they're being loaned by the International Fleet for a bit as (to quote a previous post in this DWRP PSL) "...a translator, protocol monkey, interpreter, and escort to VIPs at the UN" - basically, since they're both on Earth for reasons, and they both live in or near NYC, this is how they earn additional funtime on Earth until everybody decides it's time to send them to their next stop, ICly.

Questions I have re UN Headquarters:

1. What exactly is security like? I've never been to the UN IRL, so I don't even know the basics like "Do they make you have special badges" or "Are the security people armed usually". Not looking for deep details, just what someone working there wou

2. When heads of state (like POTUS for example) come to visit the UN, do they bring their own translators/interpreters, or does the UN provide em?

3. New York gets *cold* in the winter (I know, I live in New Jersey), and the UN campus being right along the East River...Yeah I prefer not to think about what the wind does. Does the UN campus have underground tunnels for movement of people on those stupid cold (or, in the summer, stupid hot) days, or is movement between buildings all via the outdoors?

4. Bonus question, maybe someone here's worked at the UN: How good, or bad, are the staff cafeterias at the UN, and how expensive are they (compared to eating out in NYC usually...)?

Sources tried: Google ("UN Headquarters" and following links from there), UN.org, Wikipedia on UN Headquarters.

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Hi everyone!

I'm a sysadmin from Perth (Western Australia), and keen photographer. I rarely manage to get out of the metropolitan area, but we have a wonderful variety of wildlife right on our doorsteps.

For example...
Hirundo neoxena, or Welcome Swallow, shot at a jetty on the Swan River, just a couple of minutes' walk from my office, and taken during my lunch break.
Cut for size )

You can also find me on G+ - where I have a collection dedicated to nature - https://plus.google.com/u/0/collection/IauoY - including many of my better shots.

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Eight Book Minimum: This edition brought to you by Fangirl Happy Hour.

Some of you may know that I do the transcripts for [personal profile] renay and [twitter.com profile] booksmugglers's podcast, Fangirl Happy Hour. This is where it really starts to show up in my reading. It turns out that if I read the books they're gonna be talking about, I know how to spell everyone's names! And don't get spoiled, but no, seriously, being able to spell all of the character names is my favourite thing and makes everything infinitely less stressful, 10/10 would recommend.

... Of course, now [personal profile] renay can use her powers for evil to get me to read all the stuff she's recced to me over the years, but no one tell her that.


  1. Avengers: The Children's Crusade by Allan Heinberg and Jim Cheung [Jump]

  2. Another Castle by Andrew Wheeler and Paulina Ganucheau [Jump]

  3. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Volume 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North and Erica Henderson [Jump]

  4. Ms Marvel Volume 2: Generation Why by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona, and Jacob Wyatt [Jump]

  5. Ms Marvel Volume 3: Crushed by G. Willow Wilson, Takeshi Miyazawa, and Elmo Bondoc [Jump]

  6. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo [Jump]

  7. Ms Marvel Volume 4: Last Days by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona [Jump]

  8. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo [Jump]


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Reading Goals


Reading goal: 32/150 (8 new this post) Prose: 13/50 (2 new this post)
New-to-me female authors: 6/75 (1 new this post: Erica Henderson)
#getouttamydamnhouse: 18/90 (6 gone this post)
#unofficialqueerasfuckbookclub: 9/32 (4 new this post: Avengers: The Children's Crusade, Another Castle, Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom)

Sidetracks - June 15, 2017

Jun. 15th, 2017 05:18 pm
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Sidetracks is a collaborative project featuring various essays, videos, reviews, or other Internet content that we want to share with each other. All past and current links for the Sidetracks project can be found in our Sidetracks tag. For more links and commentary you can follow us on Twitter, Tumblr. You can also support us on Patreon.


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*taptap* is this thing on

Jun. 14th, 2017 11:42 am
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I have noticed that a lot of advice for green living assumes the person wishing to live greener has no significant disabilities.

Case in point: cooking myself a crockpot full of jambalaya is greener than ordering Domino's—consider the delivery driver's carbon footprint, where buying the jambalaya ingredients is just part of my ordinary grocery trip—but I have been trying to pull together the spoons and executive function to put together the jambalaya since Sunday when I bought the ingredients. Someone without my particular confluence of disabilities would have much less difficulty with this process, and if I order Domino's now then at least I'll get food in my face sometime today.

(I don't know how many of you are familiar with spoon theory or with the concept of executive function?)

I am wondering if any of you can recommend resources for green living tailored to disabled people.

mods, I have no idea what existing tags are appropriate—sorry!

Well this is nice...

Jun. 13th, 2017 06:42 am
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Hi y'all, Sam herel..... as you can tell I'm stuck in the 80's... but enough about that. I just registered this username last night.. so bear with me...

 

Name: Sam. It's short for a very long name... ok fine. lol Samantha Josephine. See?

Age: too bloody old. I will be 43 in July.

What I'm into: Well, I am a huge Pokemon fan... can you believe this? Like I said b4 I love everything 80's, I love playing the Sims2 and Conception 2. I have a vita (PSN id: zombiexkitten). I have a few fandoms like The X-Files, Supernatural, and Pokemon. I LOVE creepypastas. I love to be scared... I even like jump scares... (liar no I don't lol), I love the Care Bears. So cute! I also like Doki Doki Universe... I love Billy Talent too.. love punk music. Also, I am a Dr. Who fan. I like the 11th dr.

What I'm not into: rude and racist/anti-semitic people... yes I am Jewish. People turned off by my swearing... just general abuse towards other people. (My birth parents were hippies blame them..), people who don't understand why I am a little weird (and stand off-ish at times).... I just like to let my freak flag fly.

Diagnosis murder: I have paranoid schizophrenia, PSTD, Tourettes, a smidgeon of OCD, general anxiety, and other fun stuff. If you want to know more just ask k?

What I am looking for: Not Lionel Richie. Lord love a duck as my aunt says. LOL, um... I am just looking for someone who is open minded like I am, has a healthy sense of humour/sarcasm... and basically just all around nice people.

 

I am also known as wee honeybee on LJ. Oh, and one more thing. I am famous/infamous for my ranting and/or raving... in fact, 50% of my DW is that, and the other half is stuck in the TARDIS. Go fig.

 

That's moi. Oh, and I'm Canadian eh?

Sam out

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I used to live in Bloomington, down about an hour south of Indianapolis. About twenty minutes east of Bloomington, the state of Indiana maintains the home of T.C. Steele and his wife as a state historical site. I was sure I remembered posting to [community profile] common_nature about it before, but all I can find is a post I made about it in my journal last year.

Steele was a prominent Midwestern artist around the turn of the twentieth century; he trained in Europe and hung out with the Cincinnati artist colony crowd in the late 1800s. He lived in Indianapolis most of his career, but towards the end of his life, he had a house and studio built on a ridge in Brown County, which had its own little artists' colony. At the time it was apparently nothing but fields and hills; he chose that spot for the house because of the view across to the next ridge. At some point over the last century, the land on the ridges was left to grow wild again and now most of the land around it is Yellowwood State Forest and Brown County State Park. So Steele's sweeping vista is gone, but there's still this lovely old house and gardens up on the ridge.

I moved to Ohio a couple years ago, but I still stop through the Steele house site every time I go back to Bloomington. I was down in mid-April and went to look at the progress they've made restoring the grounds and gardens.


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