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  • new year's kiss at an 80s bar in Clapham; I requested, "the song from Pulp Fiction," seemingly forgetting there was more than one, so we danced to Misirlou instead of You Never Can Tell.
  • a 2500 word essay for postcolonial literature.
  • granola with Greek yogurt and nutella is my new favourite breakfast food.
  • a 2500 word essay (and 2500 word plan) for Arthurian literature.
    • Tom came to the door with cherry tomatoes (my favourite) and oreo ice cream and we watched Sherlock.
    • Lauren bought me a giant tub of Cadbury's hot chocolate as a reward.
  • bought some growing daffodils.
  • went shopping and ate dinner out for two days in a row with Lauren; ate at the Gourmet Burger Kitchen for the first time.
  • went to an Abba night with Lauren; I saw ...
jan 7 2017 ∞
jan 20 2017 +
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even writing this list is twisting my stomach in knots.

  • my degree; my grades
    • why am I here?
    • my tendency to leave things until the very last minute
  • my finances; getting a job
  • my mother's health
  • my pets' advancing age
    • my cat just lost a tooth
  • my health and related fears:
    • problematic periods
    • diabetes
    • tooth loss
    • sleep (not doing so; doing so too much)
  • two of the three people I live with
  • where I'm going to live from June onwards
dec 29 2016 ∞
jan 7 2017 +
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in vague order, probably incomplete...

  • The Conjuring 2
  • Scream
  • Insidious
  • Jeepers Creepers
  • Hush
  • The Silenced
  • Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  • My Scientology Movie
  • Red Dawn
  • Neco Z Alenky
  • Star Wars: Rogue One
  • Django Unchained
  • Splash
  • Frozen
dec 28 2016 ∞
jan 5 2017 +
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  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • Heathers (1988)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Splash (1984)
dec 26 2016 ∞
dec 26 2016 +
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  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Kill Bill (Vols 1 & 2)
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Django Unchained
  • Jackie Brown
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Four Rooms

unseen:

  • Death Proof
dec 19 2016 ∞
jan 5 2017 +
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  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Kirby
  • Monument Valley
  • Overwatch
  • Pokemon Y
  • Portal 2
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • Super Mario Bros
  • Super Smash Bros
dec 28 2016 ∞
dec 28 2016 +
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books

  • academic
    • Translations by Brian Friel
    • The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing

films

  • The Hateful Eight
  • Shaun of the Dead

television

  • Sherlock (4.1)
  • Community (1.1-10)
  • Mrs Brown's Boys (holiday special 2/2)
  • Sherlock (4.2)
  • Community (1.11-23)
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (1.1-3; 2.1-2)
  • Community (1.24-25; 2.1-2)
  • QI (9.1-3)

games

jan 5 2017 ∞
jan 18 2017 +
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  • beedrill
  • bulbasaur
  • butterfree
  • charmander
  • combee
  • cyndaquil
  • eevee
  • goldeen
  • growlithe
  • horsea
  • jolteon
  • mareep
  • mimikyu
  • mudkip
  • pichu
  • pikachu
  • skitty
  • spheal
  • squirtle
  • torchic
dec 23 2016 ∞
dec 28 2016 +
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  • Americanah by Chimamandah Ngozi Adichie
  • Animal by Sara Pascoe
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Educating Rita by Willy Russell
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • Goodnight, Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
  • Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau
  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot
  • Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  • Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
nov 6 2016 ∞
dec 28 2016 +
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things we've done.

  • first date: Jersey Boys; kissing at every landmark
  • first trip together: Wales
  • late birthday presents
  • meeting his family
  • Halloween: Pulp Fiction costumes
  • bonfire night: Victoria Park
  • "I love you"
  • six month anniversary: Winter Wonderland
    • Trainspotting Live the next day
  • the midnight release of Rogue One
  • "we're a team"
  • new year's kiss
dec 21 2016 ∞
jan 6 2017 +
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those I've bought from.

  • Barry M
  • Batiste
  • Burt's Bees
  • The Co-Operative
  • Lush
  • Nyx
  • Superdrug
jan 18 2017 ∞
jan 18 2017 +
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  • art deco, pastel bedding, with a soft pale turquoise blanket, a flamingo pillow, and a pillow with a french bulldog on it.
  • often a cat who does not belong to me sleeping on the bed.
  • white fairy lights loosely framing my shelves, cluttered with books, stationery, beauty products, and the occasional snack.
  • purple fairy lights in the shape of bats running along my desk, along with a hanging ghost lantern and a small light up ghost; from a halloween party.
  • plants of varying species and size lining the window sill, my book shelves, and my bedside table.
  • the shark top trumps my boyfriend bought me after I told him about my childhood set.
  • my plush collection; a slow loris, a hammerhead shark, a lucky red cat, a squirtle...
nov 6 2016 ∞
jan 20 2017 +
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  • A Clockwork Orange (Nottingham, Oct. 2013)
  • Blood Brothers (hometown, Mar. 2014)
  • Billy Elliot (London, Jun. 2014)
  • Richard II (London, Oct. 2015)
  • An Education (London, Dec. 2015)
  • As You Like It (London, Jan. 2015)
  • Jersey Boys (London, Jun. 2016)
  • Jersey Boys (London, Jun. 2016)
  • Jersey Boys (London, Jun. 2016)
  • Trainspotting (London, Dec. 2016)
dec 26 2016 ∞
dec 26 2016 +
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  • the Frida Kahlo lookalike, beautiful and bold and brave enough to wear a dress with unshaven legs.
  • the gangster who told me to go and find him if I ever needed anything, after I'd started arguing with one of his friends.
  • two homeless men and their dogs; my best friend and I bought the five of them food and drinks, so they kept repeating, "God bless you," and, "Look after one another."
  • the old man on the train who was going to buy new clothes for his visit to London to see a Lithuanian doctor he knows.
  • the man who was hard of hearing and asked me to help him, as I was making the same journey as him and he'd never done it before. I broke my bag on the way, and he fixed it.
  • the drunk feminist writer who thought I was Hungarian, and her friends who told me...
jul 12 2016 ∞
dec 26 2016 +
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  • Snowball
  • Smokey
  • Spots
  • Shadow
  • Sunny
  • Fred
  • Pumpkin
  • Callie
  • Tabitha
  • Bandit
  • Gabriel
  • Marshmallow
  • Lexy
  • Bolt
  • Breezy
  • Misty
  • Pickles
  • Pepper
  • Patches
  • Gozer
  • Cocoa
dec 23 2016 ∞
dec 28 2016 +