• Freckles by Amy Lane
  • Glass Tidings by Amy Jo Cousins
  • The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Jim Cartwright
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • Open Access by Peter Suber
  • Tea by the Nursery Fire by Noel Streatfield
  • How they met and other stories by David Levithan
  • And furthermore by Judi Dench
  • The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
  • Lie of the Land by Michael F. Russell
  • You know me so well by David Levithan and Nina Lacour
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon
jan 1 2017 ∞
apr 3 2017 +
  • Mince pies!
  • Salmon Pasta (mmm)
  • Spaghetti Bolognaise
  • Jam/Lemon Curd upside down cake
  • Shortbread (I am particularly proud of my shortbread)
  • Scouse
  • Chocolate ckae
  • Vegetarian Stew
  • Scrambled Mushrooms on Toast
  • Lemon Curd tarts
  • Apple charlottes
  • Fruit Cake (it may have been once, but everyone said it was awesome :) it just takes so long to mature!)
oct 23 2009 ∞
oct 23 2009 +
  • Deadpool
  • Despicable Me 2 (about half of it as it was on telly half way through)
  • Basil the Great Mouse Detective (1986) (best film ever. Vincent Price is awesome)
jan 1 2017 ∞
apr 3 2017 +
  • Savage Garden- Affirmation
  • Michael Jackson- Bad
  • Darren Hayes- The Tension and the Spark
  • Sum 41- Does This Look Infected
  • Alkaline Trio- From Here To Infirmary
  • The Lion King OST
  • Kate Rusby- Hourglass
  • Jack Off Jill- Clear Hearts Grey Flowers
  • Rachel Stamp- Les Oceans Des Venus
  • Hans Zimmer- Pirates of the Caribbean OST
apr 5 2013 ∞
apr 5 2013 +
  • Hay-On-Wye
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Somerset (Illminster? and Glastonbury)
  • York
  • Fuengirola
  • The Lake District (all over the place)
  • Knaresborough
  • Goathland to Grosmont
  • Whitby
  • Shrewsbury
  • Ludlow
sep 10 2011 ∞
sep 10 2011 +
  • Italy (I'll break down some details later)
  • Hay-On-Wye (again)
  • Giant's Causeway, County Antrim
  • The Menin Gate, Ypres
  • The Louvre
  • To See A Play Performed At The Globe, London
  • Bethlehem
  • Jerusalem
  • Vatican City, Rome
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (or actually any Stone Circle. Apart from Stonehenge because I hear it's overrated)
apr 6 2010 ∞
sep 19 2011 +
  • Daredevil (Johnson 2003)
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Hood 2009)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Stevenson 1971)
  • The Lion King (Allers and Minkoff 1994)
  • Carry on Up the Khyber (Thomas 1968)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (Henson 1992)
  • Sleepy Hollow (Burton 1991)
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets (Hamer 1949)
  • The Ladykillers (Mackendrick 1955)
  • Passport to Pimlico (Cornelius 1949)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Verbinski 2006)
  • Interview With the Vampire (1994)
  • Elizabeth (Kapur 1998)
  • Miss Potter (Noonan 2006)
  • Velvet Goldmine (Haynes 1998)
  • Carry On Dick (1974)
sep 20 2010 ∞
sep 23 2010 +
  • The Best Man to Die by Ruth Rendell (liked)
  • Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall-Smith (liked)
  • Set in Darkness by Ian Rankin (liked)
  • Scott and Bailey Bleed Like Me by Cath Staincliffe (disliked)
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (disliked a lot - "pedantic")
  • Watching the Dark: a DCI Banks Novel by Peter Robinson (loved)
  • The Silent Scream- Angela Marsons (found a rec online - she likes!)
may 16 2015 ∞
dec 30 2016 +
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  • Wolf Hall by Hilary Mansell
  • Fatherland by Robert Harris
  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • LGBT Identity and Online New Media by Christopher Pullen and Margaret Cooper
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • How to Write History that People Want to Read by Ann Curthoys and Ann McGrath
  • Imprint and Trace- Handwriting in the Age of Technology by Sonja Neef
  • Bosie by Douglas Murray
  • Biography of Robbie Ross
  • Biographies of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Biography of Bram Stoker
  • any biographies I can find about A.E. Houseman
  • Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess by Merlin Holland
  • We Are Michael Field by Emma Donaghue
  • The Freak Observers by Blythe Woolston
  • Gender Circuits: Bodies and Identities in...
apr 29 2009 ∞
jan 5 2013 +
  • No 1 The Grange (q.g.)
  • Llangollen (m but ASTONISHINGLY FIZZY FOR NO GOOD REASON)
  • Young's Light Ale (q.g)
  • Froda's Ale (q.g.)
  • Lancaster Red (g)
  • Bishops Finger (s-s)
  • Maiden's Cross (rather good)
  • Spitfire (g)
  • Canterbury Jack (q.g)
  • Proper Job (gg)
  • Shropshire Lass (m)
  • London Pride (g)
  • Black Sheep (nr)
  • Wychcraft (gg)
  • Hobgoblin (nr)
  • Scarecrow (m- suprisingly bitter for a pale ale)
  • Abbot's Ale
  • Jennings' Bitter Lakeland Ale (B)
  • Jennings' Cumberland Ale (blw)
sep 26 2010 ∞
jul 15 2013 +
  • The Guild of St Stephen
  • St Raphael's Parish
  • Matthew (school team)
  • Iona House (other school team)
  • National Trust
  • Youth Hostel Association
  • Young Ornithologists Club
  • Drama Club
  • Choir
  • Writing Club
  • Justice and Peace Group
  • Quiz Team
  • Writer's Guild
  • SCAN
  • BBC (briefly)
  • Hurricane (briefly)
  • Scarling Messageboards
  • Fictionalley
  • Parish Archives
  • DFES
  • Halton Haven
aug 27 2009 ∞
sep 23 2010 +