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But, I don't want to be a pie,
25 September 2018 @ 10:29 pm
This is a list of all my completed fic, in one easy to find place. I'll try to remember to update it as I finish WIPs, but I make no promises. *g* Really long list under the cut....Collapse )
But, I don't want to be a pie,
11 January 2016 @ 08:11 pm
I know I'm not alone in my grief today, but I need to express how I feel before I implode.

Three of my heroes have passed in the last twelve months, but David Bowie was the biggest. At the tender age of eight, I fell in love with him in Labyrinth and when I discovered Ziggy in my early teens, it was a revelation. Suddenly, I knew it was OK to have the feelings I had, to dress the way I wanted to - if someone as brilliant and as cool as Bowie said it was OK, then it was OK.

I owe so much of who I am today to that man and his music.

I wasn't ready for him to leave. I don't think any of us were. My heart broke when I saw the news this morning and it has happened over and over as the day has gone on, each time catching myself completely off guard with the realisation that he has really left us.

I thank him for leaving us one last gift. Blackstar would be an astonishing work for any artist, let alone one approaching seventy. For a man dying of cancer, it's a mark of how truly uniquely talented, dauntless and original he was.

Safe travels Mr Jones.
This week I am mostly feeling: sadsad
Current Music: David Bowie
But, I don't want to be a pie,
26 December 2015 @ 03:13 pm
Back in August, The Shepherds Crown was released and, like many other Discworld fans, I got it on day of release and began to read it. Normally I plough through books in a day or so, especially Discworld, which I devour more than read. But here we are in December, and I have still got two chapters to go.

I had dismissed it, after all I've had a busy year, but last night I realised why I hadn't finished it - this is the last Discworld book. When I finish it there will be no more new adventures on the Disc, at least none written by Terry Pratchett. And I can't bear that thought. If I never finish it then there will always be an unread chapter.

But I know that wouldn't honour Sir Pterry and he'd probably be the first to mock me for being so ridiculous. So, tonight, I will say goodbye to Tiffany Aching, to the Witches of Lancre, to the Disc and to Sir Terry Pratchett when I read the last chapter.
This week I am mostly feeling: pensivepensive
But, I don't want to be a pie,
19 February 2015 @ 03:00 am
Do I never make my theories public?

But, I don't want to be a pie,
03 January 2015 @ 02:09 am
Hey, look, I done a fic!

It's over at consci_fan_mo here

It's complete at the moment but it was intended as a longer fic originally so if the muses cease their sulking there may be more.
But, I don't want to be a pie,
30 August 2014 @ 08:37 pm
It is official; I love Capaldi's Doctor and I'm reasonably certain I'm going to love series eight :)
But, I don't want to be a pie,
19 August 2014 @ 01:15 am
Just watched Winter Soldier again (still love it btw) and there's one question that's been bugging me since my second viewing - where is Clint while all this is going on??
But, I don't want to be a pie,
12 August 2014 @ 01:43 am

Oh captain, my captain...

The world has lost a true original.

RIP Robin Williams.
This week I am mostly feeling: shockedshocked
But, I don't want to be a pie,
04 August 2014 @ 12:36 pm
Warning, this post contains angst and possibly politics.

Today is the centenary of the outbreak of The First World War. It has been all over the news here, as it should be, and it's caused me to stop and reflect.

I read once that although it was known as the War to End All Wars, there have been more armed conflicts since 1918 than the three centuries preceding.

In the Middle East people are dying from a political mess partly brought about by the land grab after WW1 and in many ways the shadow of the last century hangs over us all.

World peace seems a distant goal right now.

Please, mark today. Mourn all those who gave their lives in that terrible war, whether in service to their country or bystander and no matter which flag they died under.

They were all human. Everyone reading this is human. We should try to focus on that, remember what we have in common.

Remember the fallen. Hope for peace.
This week I am mostly feeling: thoughtfulthoughtful