Ruh roh
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I think....I have just started wank. I quoted something from tumblr as an illustration of how some people seem to get women's issues but not class in Downton Abbey, and now they've found and screencapped my comment and stuck it on tumblr and I have just replied to them in their ask box in what is possibly the stupidest thing I have done in a while. Damn me and my inability to let other people have the last word. I really do dig my own holes.

Anyone on my f-list ever started wank? Any advice for someone who is really more of an overemotional girl from Mean Girls rather than Regina herself (no matter how much I might wish to be)? Is there a bunker I can hide in? How do I defuse this if it goes nasty (I tried to be really nice in my questions on their ask but that is probably not going to save me)?

Just, ahhhhhhhhhhh. Fuuuuuuuuu- etc etc etc. Help appreciated.

Writer's Block: I Think I'd Be A....
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Calling all Philip Pullman fans: If you had a daemon, what would it be? And what would be its name?

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Sortings, my favourite thing!
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After a weekend of maniacal single-mindedness, in which I sneakily signed up everyone for Pottermore, I have managed to Sort my whole family:

Dad and I are in Ravenclaw
My younger brother and sister are Gryffindors
Mum is a Slytherin
My (maternal) grandmother is a Hufflepuff

I really love this sort of thing! The wands are really cool too. 

Sherlock Holmes and the Chamber of Speakeasy - Chapter 1/?
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Title: Sherlock Holmes and the Chamber of Speakeasy
Fandom: Sherlock Holmes/Harry Potter crossover
Rating: G
Summary: In the autumn of the year 1865, John H. Watson begins his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and finds himself having to contend with three very bizarre friends, a prankster brother, an opened Chamber of Secrets, a carrot, and an odd boy named Sherlock Holmes. 

Author's Note: After a lot of editing, a fair amount of worrying and a coaxing from one of my friends, I have decided to venture into the world of publishing fanfic on one's own LJ. This fanfic has previously gone up once before, on my sister's ffnet account, but I have decided it is time to take credit for my own slightly demented imaginings.

So, without further ado, I present:


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Hero and Leander, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Christopher Marlowe
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 Dear Journal,

A trite opening, I know, but I honestly can't think how else I can write in here apart from in informal as hell language (colloquial already, see?) and in rather clichéd phrases. But I digress. I am here, journal, to say that I am in love. With Marlowe's 'Hero and Leander', no less, or, more specifically, its gorgeous, wonderful, amazing rhyme scheme and meter. Iambic pentameter AND heroic couplets, sustained almost throughout the ENITRE poem? Christopher Marlowe, you are proclaimed my newest 'Knight of the Order of the Most Wonderful Poetry' in my heart. 

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A post about books
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Hokay
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So, really the main purpose of me having this journal is so I can lurk to my hearts content on ontd_downton*, and occasionally stan for GOT, Doctor Who, Star Trek et al on various places. 

*that is if they let me join, oh god all I want to do is feel feelings about Thomas and Sybil/Branson and Lady Mary, amazing woman extraordinare and oh, everything.

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