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But, I don't want to be a pie,

I'm an Egyptologist, although I'm one currently cunningly disguised as a shop assistant. But it is a certain historically themed purveyor of ornaments and knick knacks so at least there is a link! I'm a cunning linguist (groan all you want), my field of research being early Egyptian biography of the 4th-8th Dynasty, but I love reading ancient Egyptian in all its forms (although hieratic is a bit headache inducing).

My obsession with all things Japanese is making me think that I may have lived there in a past life. I'm a Buddhist so I do believe in that sort of thing. It also means I'm tolerant of almost everyone and I try to be compassionate toward my fellow man, but it's difficult with so much hate in the world.
Wow that was deep.

Erm I love most sci-fi fantasy TV and I've been reading fanfic for a few years now, but Spring 2007 I found myself inspired to write one (While I was meant to be writing my MA dissertation I might add) and I've loved everything I've read here so I decided to take the plunge and add my two-penneth to the mix. I hope it's up to scratch. :)

I currently reside with the parental unit, sister and dog though I hope to return to uni and the less sunny climes of Liverpool soon. I bat for both teams ostensibly, though I have yet to make it off the bench *g*.

If you friend me, I'll likely friend you back if we've stuff in common. Icons I made are snaggable as long as you credit and comment somewhere on my LJ, although I don't think any of them are good enough for anyone to want them, I'm still pretty new at this icon malarky :)

Massively huge thanks must go to jinxed_wood for showing me how to work html to make my journal look pretty and for making this fabulous .gif:

2000ad, alan moore, angel, anime, being human, blackadder, blur, books, britpop, bruce campbell, buddhism, buffy the vampire slayer, button moon, cabaret, charities, chronicles of narnia, cinema, cities of gold, classical music, comics, csi, dangermouse, dave lister, david bowie, david tennant, demon ororon, discworld, doctor who, dvds and movies, eddie izzard, egyptian biography, egyptology, firefly, frida kahlo, fry & laurie, futurama, going to the pub, graphic novels, harley davidson, harley davidsons, harry potter, hayao miyazaki, he-man, hellboy, heroes, highlander, house md, hugh jackman, indiana jones, jack sparrow, japanese history, jay & silent bob, john barrowman, johnny depp, kevin smith, league of extraordinary gentlemen, lord of the rings, manga, manic street preachers, marilyn manson, marmite, marvel, mary whitehouse experience, merlin, methos, mock the week, monty python, moon on a stick, movies, music of all sorts, northern exposure, orlando bloom, oscar wilde, peter wingfield, poole, preacher, punk music, punt & dennis, qi, quantum leap, quentin tarantino, red dwarf, richie ryan, rock music, sam raimi, samurai deeper, she-ra, skunk anansie, smallville, spiderman, stargate atlantis, stargate sg-1, stephen king, studio ghibli, subcircus, sushi, terry gilliam, the beatles, the champions, the goons, the kinks, the mighty boosh, the muppets, the rocky horror show, the simpsons, tigger, tim curry, tom holt, torchwood, transformers, triumph motorcycles, velvet goldmine, victor/victoria, view askewniverse, x-men

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