• The Naked Marshmallow Company
    • S’mores
    • Mint Choc Chip
    • Milk & Cookies
    • Butterscotch
    • Gingerbread
    • Salted Caramel
    • Raspberry & Prosecco
    • Passion Fruit Martini
    • Vanilla Bean
    • Choc Orange
    • Candy Floss
    • Strawberry Cream
    • Espresso Martini
    • Elderflower & London Gin
  • Cloud Nine Marshmallows
    • Hazelnut Liqueur
    • Coconut & Lime
    • Champagne & Strawberries
nov 11 2018 ∞
nov 14 2019 +
  • The Convenient Groom
  • Downsizing
  • Menace II Society
  • M
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Holmes & Watson
  • Enemy Of The State
  • The Departed
  • Yardie
  • Liar Liar
  • In The Loop
  • Jackie Brown
  • Danny, Champion Of The World
  • Detective Pikachu
jan 20 2019 ∞
oct 26 2019 +
  • Sausage Casserole (Crock Pot instructions)★★★★★
  • Spaghetti (Health Family Matters)★★
  • Mushroom Stroganoff ★★★★★
oct 28 2017 ∞
oct 30 2017 +
  • Simon Schama - A History of Britain, Volume 1, At the Edge of the World? 3000BC-AD1603
  • The Collected Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson
apr 9 2016 ∞
sep 11 2016 +
  • Julius Caesar
  • Jubilee
  • King Lear
  • The Lion King
  • A Trip To Scarborough
  • Measure For Measure
  • The Picture Of Doreen Gray
  • The Country Wife
  • She Stoops To Conquer
  • Cabaret
  • Pygmalion
  • Legally Blonde The Musical
  • Priscilla Queen Of The Desert
  • Matilda
  • Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
  • Woman In Black
  • Motown The Musical
  • The Mousetrap
  • My Fair Lady
  • Witness For The Prosecution
  • The Case Of The Frightened Lady
jan 25 2016 ∞
may 11 2019 +
  • Mia Wallace from Pulp Fiction
  • Princess Peach
  • Princess Leia
  • a Skyrim warrior
  • a hippie
  • a ballerina
  • Dorothy from The Wizard Of Oz
  • 1950s housewife
  • Princess Jasmine from Aladdin
  • Katniss Everdeen
  • Sally Bowles from Cabaret
  • a pirate
  • Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany's
  • 80's era Madonna
oct 31 2015 ∞
oct 31 2015 +
  • Double Dragon - Jasmine Scented Green Tea
  • Double Dragon - Organic Green Tea
  • English Tea Shop - Apple Rosehip Raspberry Ripple
  • English Tea Shop - Candy Cane
  • English Tea Shop - Chocolate Super Berry Burst
  • English Tea Shop - Cranberry Vanilla Delight
  • English Tea Shop - Honeybush Acai Berry Bush
  • English Tea Shop - Lemongrass Peppermint Tropical Punch
  • English Tea Shop - Pinapple Mint With Melon
  • English Tea Shop - Pomegranate Blackcurrant Medley
  • Heath & Heather - Apple & Cinnamon
  • Heath & Heather - Lavender & Echinacea
  • Hoogly - Apple Strudel Green Tea
sep 14 2015 ∞
oct 25 2019 +
  • continue to learn about wellbeing & health & to put these things into practice in my daily routines
  • to learn to play the ukulele
jan 1 2015 ∞
jan 1 2015 +
  • 'Graduating From Guilt: Six Steps to Overcome Guilt & Reclaim Your Life' - Holly Michelle Eckert
  • 'How Good Do We Have To Be?' - Harold S. Kushner
  • 'When Perfect Isn't Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism' - Martin M. Antony
  • 'Overcoming Perfectionism' - Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan & Tracey Wade
  • 'Flip It' - Michael Heppell
  • 'The Everything Guide To Coping With Perfectionism' - Ellen Bowers
  • 'The Novel Cure: An A To Z Of Literary Remedies' - Susan Elderkin & Ella Berthoud
  • 'Daily Love: Growing Into Grace' - Mastin Kipp
  • 'The Restful Mind' - Gyalwa Dokhampa
  • 'When You're Falling, Dive: Using Your Pain To Transform Your Life' - Mark Matousek
oct 22 2014 ∞
sep 20 2019 +
  • Banoffee Pie
  • Brandy Butter
  • Camembert Cheese
  • Cappuccino
  • Caramel & Almond
  • Caramel & Espresso
  • Caramel & White Chocolate
  • Caramel Macchiato
  • Caramel, Coconut & Cinnamon
  • Caramel, Pepper & Chilli
  • Caramelised Ginger & Lemongrass
  • Caramelised Sea Salt & Black Peoper
  • Cheddar & Smoked Paprika
  • Cheddar Cheese & Chilli
  • Cheddar Cheese & Onion
  • Cheese On Toast
  • Chilli Chocolate Caramel
  • Classic Caramel
  • Coconut & Chia Seed
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Double Chocolate
jun 21 2014 ∞
aug 11 2019 +
  • black = grounding
  • brown = enabling
  • red = energizing
  • orange = releasing
  • yellow = organizing
  • green = balancing
  • blue = communicating
  • indigo = cooling
  • violet = integrating
  • pink = accepting
  • white = cleansing
  • clear = clarifying
may 15 2014 ∞
may 15 2014 +
  • Black - Darjeeling
    • Badamtam 1st Flush
    • Giddapahar 1st Flush
    • Tippy Golden Broken Orange Pekoe
    • Poobong
    • Glenburn
    • Marionbarie Terai
    • Happy Valley
    • Jungpana 1st Flush
    • Castleton 1st Flush
    • Margaret's Hope Tea
    • Singbulli 1st Flush
    • Sungma Broken Pekoe Souchong
    • Soom 1st Flush
    • Tumsong
    • Mim 1st Flush
    • Marybong 1st Flush
    • Rohini Pearl
    • Okayti 1st Flush
    • Goomtee 1st Flush
mar 29 2014 ∞
mar 30 2014 +
  • nautical
    • anchor
    • palm trees
    • anchor (on an angle)
    • "welcome aboard" ship sign
    • "I refuse to sink" anchor
    • lighthouse
    • large anchor
    • pin-up girl pirate
    • skull pirate
    • Captain Skull N Bones
    • skull pirate in bandana
    • ship wheel
    • ship
    • anchor & rope
    • fish
    • compass
    • pirate skull captain
    • tall palm trees
    • pirate ship
mar 19 2014 ∞
mar 19 2014 +
  • kitchen
    • soak dishcloths & washing-up sponges overnight in hot water & bicarb
    • sprinkle about 150g of bicarb in the bottom of a dishwasher and run it, empty
    • for nonstick pans boil a mixture of water, 250ml vinegar & a few tablespoons of bicarb. Leave overnight. Wipe clean and rinse well
    • use a paste of bicarb & water on tea or coffee-stained cups. Leave the paste on for a while then rub & rinse
    • hot water & bicarb to wash down work surfaces
    • to clean a sink use either dry bicarb on a damp cloth or make a paste with bicarb & water & use like a cream cleaner
    • once a month put a handful of bicarb, a handful of salt & a cup of boiling water down the sink drain. Leave for half an hou...
feb 24 2014 ∞
feb 26 2014 +
  • Classic Covers: Leonard Cohen
  • Number 1 Hits Of The 1960s
  • Jorah Mormont
  • 200 #1 Hits Of The 1950s
  • A Fine Romance
  • My Kind Of Music - The Fabulous 1950s!
  • Hot Hits UK
  • Dancehall Queen
  • I Love Reggae - Ministry Of Sound
  • Carnival
  • African Heat
  • Old School Hip Hop House Party
  • Skyrim
  • The Ones That Got Away
  • Songs To Sing In The Car
feb 22 2014 ∞
feb 7 2019 +
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Hangover
  • Anchors Aweigh
  • The Hangover 2
  • Jumanji
  • Mrs Doubtfire
  • Superbad
  • Elizabeth
  • Old School
  • In Bruges
  • 1066: The Battle For Middle Earth
  • Step Brothers
  • The Hours
  • Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone
  • Dumb & Dumber
  • Waking Up In Reno
  • Dr Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love The Bomb
  • Bridget Jones' Diary
  • Notes On A Scandal
  • Akira
jan 4 2014 ∞
dec 28 2014 +
  • S1 - lace, swirl, flowers, rose, hibiscus
  • S2 - teapot, palm tree, eagle, hookah pipe, crest, ship, pattern
  • S3 - cross, bible, fish, 3 wise men, hands in prayer, Mary, "I love Jesus"
  • S4 - Korean characters
  • S5 - "Western cowboy", cowboy, stetson, horse, gun, sheriff badge, cowboy badge
  • S6 - abstract patterns
  • S7 - "cheer", cheerleader, pom poms, "cheerleader", megaphone
  • S8 - "I love dance", dancing silouhettes
  • S9 - cartoon geisha, Chinese cat, cherry blossom
  • S10 - rabbit, bear, sheep, panda, cow, cat, chick
  • S11 - baby, rattle, dummy, footprints, mobile, dummy, onesie
  • S12 - "I heart beer", beer bottle, tankard, bottle top, pint, wheat
dec 30 2013 ∞
sep 17 2015 +
  • M1 - spider, butterfly, duck, chick, goat, child
  • M2 - flower, cat, heart, love, flora, star
  • M3 - flower, star, heart, bow
  • M4 - flower, face, lips, "kiss me", Celtic pattern, swirls
  • M5 - flower, starburst, candle, rose, stripe, dragonfly
  • M6 - polka dots, flower, butterfly, winged heart
  • M7 - shoelace, Konad logo, cloud, butterfly, barcode stripes, swirl
  • M8 - Korean character, flower, umbrella, swirl
  • M9 - sandal, belt, flowers
  • M10 - cartoon squid, cartoon strawberry, cartoon tofu, cartoon dog, paw print, flowers
  • M11 - cartoon squid, cartoon baby squid, flowers, stars
dec 28 2013 ∞
sep 17 2015 +
  • facials
    • mini
    • illuminate
    • rose dew
    • gold
  • scrub bar
  • wraps
    • ginger spice
    • mineral rich sea
  • massage
    • serenity candle
    • back, neck & shoulder
    • head, neck & shoulder
    • leg & foot
    • full body
    • Indian head
  • mud rasul
nov 23 2013 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • almandine garnet - regenerative healing, physical strength, inspiration during periods of personal solitude
  • angel wing anhydrite - get rid of pains, sickness and worry, acceptance, strength and support for what tomorrow may bring
  • aragonite - dispels stress and anxiety, improves intuition and psychic abilities
  • atlantisite - protect well-being, provide deep peace, treat exhaustion
  • charoite - interpret dreams, helps to maintain disposition and humour in trying times
  • chrysoberyl - guardian of physical and emotional health, helps with forgiveness, augments the healing properties of other crystals
  • chrysocolla - easing fear, dispels pain, sickness and worry, augments energy when you are not at your best, re-energises the whole body, opens psychic vision, helps...
oct 21 2013 ∞
oct 25 2013 +
  • Little Otsu
    • Lart Cognac Berliner stationery set
  • boygirlparty
    • owl note cards
    • owl & pussycat letter pad
    • finch tree letter pad
    • treetops journal
    • fancy cats memo
    • swinging cats memo
    • squirrel memo
    • doxie memo
    • fancy fox memo
    • bear memo
    • owl letter pad
    • treetop tidings fold & mail stationery
    • t-rex notepad
    • elephant notepad
    • songbird notepad
    • fancy squid notepad
aug 7 2013 ∞
aug 13 2014 +
  • 1 Word In 4 Pics
  • 101-In-1 Games
  • 3D Magic Cube HD Free
  • A Clockwork Brain
  • A Year Of Riddles
  • Airport Scanner
  • Album Cover Quiz
  • Anomaly: Interactive Graphic Novel
  • Apex Patrol
  • Appets
  • Artifact Quest HD
  • Bacteria Killer
  • Battle Ship Shooter Free
  • Blueprint 3D HD
  • Bowmaster HD
  • BrainHQ
  • Brandomania
  • Car Escape 1-4: Nowhere To Go
  • Choice Of Broadsides
  • Choice Of Kung Fu
  • Choice Of Romance
may 18 2013 ∞
aug 8 2019 +
  • Almond
  • Aloe Vera
  • Amber
  • Ambergris
  • Angel Food
  • Aphrodite's Slipper Orchid
  • Apple Blossom
  • Apple Pie
  • Aquarius
  • Argan
  • Aries
  • Asian Pear
  • Baby Powder
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Badtz Maru (Sanrio collection)
  • Baihao Yinzhen Tea
  • Bamboo
  • Banana Flambé
  • Barbados Cherry
  • Basil
  • Beeswax
jan 25 2013 ∞
aug 7 2019 +
  • INVIGORATING
    • lemongrass, bergamot & rosewood
    • lemon & lavender
    • lemon, bergamot & jasmine
    • bergamot, cassia & cinnamon
    • grapefruit & bergamot
    • lime, neroli & frankincense
    • lemongrass, lemon & lime
    • lime & lemon
    • rose, geranium & lemon
    • rose, lavender, peppermint, patchouli, orange, petitgrain, pimiento berry, sandalwood & ginger
    • spearmint & menthol
    • lemon
    • lime & lavender
    • rose, lavender, rosemary, tea tree & sage
    • lime, grapefruit, lemon & orange
    • lime, jojoba, chamomile blue & violet lea...
jan 13 2013 ∞
feb 25 2013 +
  • half a heart on the side of my left hand (Matt would get the other half on the side of his right hand)
  • owl on my wrist
  • a pocket watch around my ankle, going onto my foot
  • Peter Griffin
  • "this too shall pass" - not sure where?
  • "think of a wonderful thought" - again, not sure where
  • a tiny Piglet, possibly the old style Piglet
  • a heart-shaped lock (Matt would get a tattoo of the key)
  • a bow made of dotted lines on my middle finger, left hand
  • "alive" in Skyrim dragon speak on my right wrist
dec 27 2012 ∞
nov 23 2013 +
  • Alexander
  • Clueless
  • Con Air
  • Daria
  • every series of Family Guy
  • every series of Keeping Up Appearances
  • every series of King Of The Hill
  • Face Off
  • Grease
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jumanji
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • Mary Poppins
  • Matilda
  • Mean Girls (already thought I had a copy but if so, I have no idea where it is!)
  • Mrs Doubtfire
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • Romy & Michele's High School Reunion
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • The Little Mermaid
apr 8 2012 ∞
oct 29 2014 +
  • stores
    • Boyes
    • Craft Inspiration (online too)
    • Craft Store (Victoria Road)
    • Hobbycraft (Leeds, Hull, online too)
    • B&Q
    • Dunelm Mill
  • online
    • Etsy
    • eBay
    • QVC
mar 25 2012 ∞
oct 7 2012 +

Glitter N' Glue

  • neon stud clutch
  • long feather earrings
  • knotted chain earrings

Love Maegan

  • leather heart key ring
  • chain & tassel lariat necklace

Dismount Creative

  • ribbon & chain bracelet
  • gilded earring & necklace
  • polymer clay geometric necklace
  • dollhouse chair jewellery tree

Whimseybox

  • rhinestone bracelet
  • colourful painted scarf

Honestly WTF

  • Chanel pearl hairpins
mar 18 2012 ∞
oct 6 2014 +

Glitter N' Glue

  • embellished ankle-strap shoes
    • old brooches that can slip over an ankle-strap & be taken off again
  • neon stud clutch
  • long feather earrings
  • knotted chain earrings
  • big rhinestone chain necklace
  • embellished headband
  • cape
    • houndstooth
    • tartan
  • hardware (little lengths of metal pipe) stretchy bracelets
  • lucite cuff
    • crystals & rhinestones
    • old bits of jewellery
  • button rings
mar 18 2012 ∞
sep 24 2014 +
  • Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge
  • Jim Mann & A. Stewart Truswell - Essentials of Human Nutrition
  • Jim Heimann - The Golden Age of Advertising: The 60s
  • Sarah Challis - Footprints In The Sand
  • Sarah Challis - Love and Other Secrets
  • Tim O'Reilly & Sarah Milstein - The Twitter Book
  • Femi Oyebode - Sims' Symptoms In The Mind: An Introduction To Descriptive Psychopathology
  • Sarah Challis - The Garden Party
  • Madonna Gauding - The Signs & Symbols Bible
  • Dr John Pembrey - Good Food, Good Medicine
  • Sherry Turkle - Evocative Objects: Things We Think With
feb 15 2012 ∞
jul 12 2013 +
  • a regular exercise routine - pilates class once a week, gym/swimming 2-3 times a week, Wii Fit & power plate once a day
  • a proper cleaning routine - I want the house to be consistently spotless
  • getting rid of things I don't need - hopefully packing and unpacking will take care of some of this
  • cooking, from scratch, most days
  • baking
  • keeping in touch with friends - especially those who live far away. Purchase a good supply of quirky stationery
  • planning the wedding
jan 3 2012 ∞
feb 8 2013 +
  • Lush - Q10 Toner Tabs
  • Lush - Vitamin C Toner Tabs
  • Lush - Vitamin E Toner Tabs
  • Philosophy - When Hope Is Not Enough - Smoothing Vitamin C/E Peptide Cream For Neck & Decollete
  • Mario Badescu - Silver Powder
  • Philosophy - Turbo C Booster Powder
  • Neal's Yard Remedies - Frankincense Hydrating Cream
  • Garnier - Ambre Solaire - UV Sensitive Face Protection Cream
  • Garnier - Ambre Solaire - UV Sensitive Face Protection Cream
  • Lush - Herbalism cleanser
  • Lush - Grease Lightning spot treatment
  • Genie - PM Pure Moisture
  • Genie - Eye Hydrator Eye Cream
  • Benefit - Triple Performing Facial Emulsion
  • Benefit - Total Moisturiser Facial Cream
jan 1 2012 ∞
jun 26 2019 +
  • Palmers - Cocoa Butter - Body Gloss
  • Lush - Iridescent Glitterbug massage bar
  • Lush - Shimmy Shimmy massage bar
  • Lush - Charlotte Island body tint
  • Hawaiian Tropic - Glitter Aftersun
  • Benefit - Flamingo Fancy Shimmering Body Slip
  • Prescriptives - Sunsheen Body Tint
  • Prescriptives - Sunsheen Body Tint
  • Virgin Vie - Sun Goddess - Crackling Body Bronzer
jan 1 2012 ∞
jun 29 2014 +
  • Absolutely Fabulous
  • Brooklyn 99
  • Friends
  • Game Of Thrones
  • Gavin & Stacey
  • Gossip Girl (re-watch from start)
  • Kath & Kim
  • Mad Men
  • Merlin
  • Miranda
  • Modern Family
  • Outnumbered
  • Pan Am
  • Peep Show
  • Scrubs
  • Sons Of Anarchy
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • The Inbetweeners
  • The Only Way Is Essex
  • The Thick Of It
  • The Wire
dec 16 2011 ∞
aug 23 2017 +
  • the recurring one I had when I was a kid. I'd be laid on the floor, reading a magazine and drinking orange squash when some ominous voice announced the world was ending and they needed someone to push a button to do it. I was summoned to push the button and was terrified
  • when I was ill as a kid I'd dream that I could hear Queen Elizabeth, on horseback, going into battle and shouting "Charge!"
  • the recurring one about that 1930s-style French train station. I knew my way around the whole place in my dream and every dream would be different but I always knew where I was going
  • where really tall robot-like Police were hunting me down and I was hiding in lifts, a shopping centre, a petrol station, in this hot man's car. The man's wife helped me to pretend to be her (her name was J...
dec 21 2011 ∞
jun 11 2013 +
  • Alexander
  • Cabaret
  • Clueless
  • Con Air
  • Face Off
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Grease
  • High Society
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jumanji
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • Mary Poppins
  • Matilda
  • Mrs Doubtfire
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Romy & Michele's High School Reunion
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Step Brothers
  • The Little Mermaid
nov 18 2011 ∞
sep 16 2015 +
  • Bless This House
  • Fawlty Towers
  • On The Buses
  • The Good Life
oct 9 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • do aliens really exist?
  • does God really exist?
  • why does England have such shit weather?
  • what's the deal with the Bermuda triangle?
aug 21 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • artichokes in aromatic vinaigrette (find globe artichokes)
  • stuffed artichokes (as above)
  • stuffed courgette flowers (find courgette flowers)
  • udon noodle sushi rolls - (find udon noodles, roasted nori sheets & dashi granules)
  • jerusalem artichoke & roast garlic soup (find jerusalem artichokes)
  • miso soup with udon & tofu (find udon noodles & dashi granules)
  • Thai spicy & sour soup (find tom yum paste & galangal)
  • Swiss chard & risoni soup with gruyere crutons (find Swiss chard)
  • saffron & Jerusalem artichoke soup (find Jerusalem artichokes)
  • warm artichoke salad (find artichokes)
aug 3 2011 ∞
dec 7 2013 +
  • books I can borrow from work:
    • Mrs Beeton - Book Of Household Management (library)
    • J. Woodforde - Diary Of A Country Parson (library)
    • T. Tusser - Five Hundred Pointes Of Good Husbandrie (e-book) (library)
    • F.M. McNeill - Scots Kitchen
    • J.J. Hecht - The Domestic Servant In Eighteenth Century England
    • S.O. Addy - _Evolution Of The English House_(library)
    • C. Davidson - A Woman's Work Is Never Done
    • D. Davis - A History Of Shopping
    • M. Girouard - Life In The English Country Home
    • F.E. Huggett - Life Below Stairs
    • C.A. Wilson - Food & Drink In Britain
    • L. Wright - Clean & Decent (library)
  • books to get from COPAC:
    • G. Markham - The English Housewife
    • R. Scott-Moncrief - The Household Book Of Lady Grisell Baillie
jul 17 2011 ∞
aug 22 2017 +
  • to be a good homemaker
  • to be a mum and to love my children - treat them as equals, make them feel important and nurture them
  • to continue to make myself healthier
  • to find a job that I truly enjoy. One where I don't stress out before even getting to work and one where I don't have to bring tons of work home. Or any, actually!
  • to get help for some issues I have
  • to live forever
  • to marry Matt & try and make our relationship amazing
  • to read all the books on my humongous list
  • to stop being such a whingebag
jun 7 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • amazing nights out when we were all 19 and had no responsibilities
  • cuddling Arin after he used to get into trouble with mum
  • family holiday to Blackpool. We all argued in the B&B. I remember going for a walk with dad one evening and getting Slush Puppies, I had his too because he didn't like it.
  • family holiday to California to visit family
  • feeling left out at uni as everyone else had formed the bonds people make when they live in halls together (I didn't, I lived at home)
  • getting into arguments with mum when I was a kid. One about not wanting to wear a coat to a Bonfire Night display stands out.
  • grandpa's funeral - thinking I had a nosebleed during the ceremony
mar 26 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Banana
  • Blueberries & Cream
  • Creme Brûlée
  • Greek Style - Apricot
  • Greek Style - Black Cherry
  • Greek Style - Blueberry
  • Greek Style - Coconut
  • Greek Style - Honey
  • Greek Style - Lemon
  • Greek Style - Low Fat
  • Greek Style - Mango With Coconut Bits
  • Greek Style - Natural
  • Greek Style - Passionfruit
  • Greek Style - Peach
  • Greek Style - Pineapple With Coconut Bits
  • Greek Style - Raspberry
  • Greek Style - Raspberry & Lemon
  • Greek Style - Rhubarb
  • Greek Style - Strawberry
  • Greek Style - Strawberry & Banana
feb 2 2011 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • all of the colourful products in Lush stores
  • bubble wrap
  • chalk
  • computer keyboards that are loud and clacky
  • jelly
  • Matt
  • my eyelashes
  • pebbles, especially smooth ones
  • shiny jewellery!
  • the touch screen on my phone/iPad
jan 3 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Alfresco Afternoon
  • All Is Bright
  • Apple Cider
  • Apple Pumpkin
  • Aromatic Orange & Evergreen
  • Autumn Fruit
  • Autumn Gathering
  • Autumn In The Park
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Autumn Wreath
  • Bahama Breeze
  • Balsam & Cedar
  • Balsam & Clove
  • Bamboo
  • Be Thankful
  • Beach Holiday
  • Beach Walk
  • Berry Trifle
  • Berrylicious
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Coconut
dec 8 2010 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • childhood summer days on Linden Road
  • secondary school! Especially Years 10 & 11
  • seeing Nannan for the last time in hospital, didn't really get to say "goodbye" as I didn't know I wouldn't be seeing her again
  • spending time with my Nannan and Grandpa as a kid
  • that amazing summer in between college and university when we used to go out every Wednesday night, drink huuuge amounts and still function the next day
  • those first few months with Matt :)
  • when my little brother was a newborn baby
nov 23 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • adverts for adopting animals/sponsoring children from poor countries
  • death
  • feeling lonely and uncared for (woe is me!)
  • nostalgia
  • seeing other people cry
  • soaps (!)
  • thinking about Nannan Betty & Grandpa Ron
  • throwing things from my childhood out
  • vulnerable people. I hate the fact that sometimes they might be feeling lonely, sad, uncared for & just wish I could do something to help
  • when Matt talks about one of us dying
  • worrying about my parents, especially my dad at the moment - he's working too much/hard
nov 1 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • be more positive
  • drink less alcohol, not that I drink much as it is - I rarely drink but when I do, drink less
  • drink more herbal tea, especially green tea
  • drink more water, less soda
  • eat more fruits
  • make sure I get enough sleep - go to bed earlier
  • start exercising every day again, even if it is only for 20 minutes
  • start sitting properly, my back seems to be getting worse
  • start taking a multivitamin again (pointless, thanks malabsorbtion!)
  • swim more
  • walk more
oct 4 2010 ∞
sep 14 2015 +
  • a television set on too loud
  • air raid sirens
  • chewing gum/bubblegum
  • loud eating
  • over-exaggerated coughing
  • people sniffling when they could just blow their nose
  • someone clicking a pen, repeatedly
  • that gobbling noise turkeys make
  • the way Matt "whistles"
  • unnecessary noises
  • whistling
sep 20 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • a new Bobbi Brown lipstick
  • all my Noddy books, apart from the first two (my favourites)
  • black pashmina :(
  • Bobbi Brown blotting paper compact - ANNOYED!
  • Grandpa Ron
  • Minas Papa
  • my Christening jewellery
  • my jewellery box from when I was little, I think
  • my wooden Russell & Bromley platforms (gave them to my brother's ex-girlfriend)
  • Nannan Betty
  • the letter I wrote to Dad complaining about Arin when we were kids
  • black flip flops
aug 31 2010 ∞
sep 27 2012 +
  • a brick fell on my head - had to have it glued back together
  • got my toes stuck on a boardwalk, in between the wooden panels. Ripped two toenails off
  • trapped both my feet in a door when I was a kid, one foot one week and the other the week after. Ripped both my little toenails off. See a pattern here ... ?
  • brother threw a stone at my face, it went inside my mouth (good aim!) and tore the inside of my cheek open. When we were kids!
  • fell up the stairs at Covent Garden tube station (hate lifts) and fractured some bones in both my feet
  • fell over at school, Year 8, on the way to the library in English class. Gave me tendonitis in both my feet ... poor feet!
  • slipped on ice and kicked a parked car on the way down. I've now got a terrible fe...
aug 26 2010 ∞
mar 29 2017 +
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Lady Gaga
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Prince
  • Rihanna
aug 17 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • archaeologist
  • archivist
  • baker
  • beauty therapist
  • cake-shop owner
  • events planner
  • florist
  • make-up artist
  • making products in Lush
  • nail technician
  • owner of a beauty salon
  • owner of a shop selling ... pretty things
  • presenter on Diners, Drive Ins & Dives
  • wardrobe assistant for movies, TV or theatre
  • working in a library ... got this one! -
  • working in a pathology lab
  • working in/managing Lush
  • Yankee Candle franchisee
aug 6 2010 ∞
apr 29 2012 +
  • mobile phone
  • hand cream
  • hand sanitiser
  • diary & pen
  • roll of Spearmint Polos
  • glasses & case
  • pack of paracetamol
  • lots of hairpins
  • some glucose tablets
  • Ricola Orignal Herb lozenges
  • can of deodorant
  • Bare Minerals compact
  • sanitary towels
  • Sea Legs wristbands
  • mini Swiss Army knife thingy
  • anti-nausea tablets
  • Scholl Moleskin
  • nail polish remover wipes
  • lipbalm
  • 2 concealers & concealer brush
  • blotting papers
jul 19 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Missy Elliot
  • Jay Z
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Beastie Boys
  • OutKast
  • Tinie Tempah
jun 1 2010 ∞
apr 7 2012 +
  • those emails you get from random banks, asking you to send them your bank details. I never get them from the banks I have accounts with, thankfully
  • when my brother had his identity used fraudulently by some people ordering things from very.co.uk, they had set up a credit account in his name and he was getting the charges
  • the 02 charges that people get on their bank statements, sometimes even non-02 customers get them
  • when the phone rings, you pick it up and there's an automated voicemail saying you've won a car or a holiday or something. Yeah right!
  • the "cash for gold" schemes, especially the ones where you post them back
  • several scams connected to selling something through Auto Trader
  • where companies invoice you for advertisi...
mar 15 2010 ∞
sep 14 2015 +
  • I never leave anything plugged in, unless it's the computer or the fridge/freezer
  • I don't drive much and walk when I can
  • I recycle endlessly and try and encourage my family to do it. I actually hover around the bin when I see someone at home putting trash in to see if they are throwing recyclable stuff away
  • I "make do and mend". I'd rather repair a pair of socks than go out and buy a new pair and end up throwing a decent pair away
  • when I'm cleaning out the house I go to great efforts to reycle things that the council don't take away for us, i.e. cables, CD's etc.
  • I don't eat meat, and that's meant to be better for the environment. Somehow.
  • I use the library rather than buying tons of new books
  • I give clothing, jewellery, shoes, access...
feb 22 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Nannan Betty
    • she had the most beautiful soft skin, especially on her neck
    • she was constantly making cups of tea for people, hence my brother nicknaming her Betty Tea Bags when he was tiny
    • her phone voice. She had a broad Yorkshire accent but when she answered the phone this posh voice came out of nowhere
    • her almost psychadelic floral dresses made from that shiny silky fabric
    • she was obsessed with knowing where her purse was at all times and either myself or my brother would have to carry it up to bed just before she retired for the night
    • she used to call my brother a little jessie if he cried, which used to make me giggle because I thought it was a girls name
feb 1 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Bombardment: The Day the East Coast Bled - Mark Marsey-
  • The History of Scarborough - Jack Binns
  • The Keys to the Street - Ruth Rendell
  • Rose - Martin Cruz Smith
  • White Viper - Terence Strong
  • Anything Considered - Peter Mayle
  • Balderdash and Piffle - Alex Games
  • Charles Dickens - G.K. Chesterton
  • Barnaby Rudge - Charles Dickens
  • Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
  • The Collected Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • The Rewards of Industry - Richard Garnett
  • An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce
  • Roads of Destiny - O. Henry
  • "Saki" - H.H. Munro
  • The Fly - Katherine Mansfield
  • Another Temple Gone - C.E. Montague
  • The Kidnapped "General" - Stacy Aumonies
  • The Willow Plate Embellishment - Ernest Bramah
  • The Invisible Man - G.K. Chesterton
jan 19 2010 ∞
apr 3 2016 +
  • I have never met my great-grandparents on my father's side, and I doubt he'd know how they died, sadly enough ...
  • Minas Papa had a stroke a few days before Christmas, fell into a coma and died on December 31st. The actual details haven't trickled through from the family in California yet ...
  • my grandpa Ron died last year, natural causes I guess, although I've never really asked about that
  • my great-grandma Mabel ... not sure either
  • my great-grandma Teresa died fairly young, not sure how though
  • my great-grandpa Walt died after being in hospital for an operation, I think there was something wrong with his kidneys but I could be mistaken there. My mum thinks it was something to do with his lungs though, as he was a miner for all his life
jan 4 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • being negative
  • ignoring the fact I need to exercise, not as much for my health as it is for my happiness & mind
  • being grumpy, especially on a morning
  • being controlling, I need to learn to go with the flow!
  • having ridiculously late lie-ins
  • procrastinating so much
  • being jealous of certain people who seem to have their life together
  • worrying about my weight, I've never done this before so why start now
  • avoiding nail polish
  • drinking so much soda
nov 30 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • pigeons - the town centre is filled with them, especially the low-flying variety!
  • seagulls - I live by the sea
  • geese - not my favourite animal
  • crows
  • an owl, someone's pet and the HUGE owl I nearly ran the car into
  • blackbirds
  • magpies
  • ... I'm not actually a bird-watcher, so who knows what else!?
nov 2 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • lots of money, that'd be nice :P
  • my dad's strong work ethic
  • the ability to make a home happy, safe & clean
  • my nannan's general loveliness & friendliness
  • and her ability to not get stressed over little things (already inherited that from dad I guess, too late!)
  • the ability to look young when I'm older, both sets of grandmas look(ed) amazing for their age
  • my nannan's soft skin
  • little personal mementos, like photographs & favourite objects, they mean a lot when that person is no longer around
  • to be able to lavish my kids with attention and love (thanks mum)
  • my dad's old address book
  • my dad's thesis ... if we ever find that again
oct 19 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • anything by Enya. I had a school friend who would sing or chant her songs at me. Egh.
  • Ray Charles - "I Can't Stop Loving You". It makes me cry.
  • Gene Pitney - "I'm Gonna Be Strong" (think that's what its called?) for the above reason.
  • R.E.M. - "Everybody Hurts". Far too depressing.
  • The Monster Mash.
  • Christmas songs & carols, apart from "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is the worst offender.
  • Anything by Basshunter.
  • Sinead O'Connor - "Nothing Compares 2 U".
  • The music that used to come on with Central TV.
  • Donovan - "Hurdy Gurdy Man" - just for th...
oct 12 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • what I'm going to do tomorrow
  • what to wear tomorrow
  • what Matt is doing
  • what to eat (for breakfast, dinner, tea, snacks)
  • daydreaming about anything and everything!
  • what my life would have been like if I hadn't left teaching
  • what I need to buy for the new house
  • what to buy people for Christmas (at the moment anyway)
  • shoes
  • random illnesses and whether I have them or not
  • my grandparents
  • morbid things that stop me from sleeping
  • where the people I have known in my life are now & what they are like
  • my teeth & my braces
  • fucking work issues (let's not go there!)...
sep 29 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • tell someone about my "secret"
  • or even simply email it to Post Secret
  • try some form of extreme sport, like white water rafting, surfing or skiing
  • eat fish or seafood
  • do hardcore exercise, not sure why I'm scared of that, I'm sure it all comes from scary P.E. classes at school ...
  • get a tattoo
  • do something about my problems
  • watch horror films
  • do kareoke
  • shave part of my head, in a tasteful way, like Alice Dellal
  • tell Matt how I really feel at times
  • move away
  • see a medium
  • contemplate writing a book
sep 6 2009 ∞
aug 13 2014 +
  • hit him in the face with an umbrella on a date
  • drunken beach race in the early hours of the morning
  • talked about anything and everything for hours upon end, perhaps not memorable, but for someone who is not a big conversationalist (him) it is
  • got lost in a dodgy area of London at 3am
  • created the most amazing edible work of art ("Food Face")
  • known each other for 8 years before thoughts of being together even came into our minds
  • the early morning after the night before takeaway on the beach. That was nice : )
aug 17 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Mario Testino - Let Me In
  • The Travel Book (Roz Hopkins)
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear (Robert Dimery) (library)
  • Lynn Goldsmith - Rock and Roll
  • Nylon Street
  • Icons - 50s Fashion
  • Icons - 60s Fashion
  • Icons - 70s Fashion
  • William Faulkner - Absalom, Absalom!
  • Irene Hunt - Across Five Aprils
  • Mark Twain - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Mark Twain - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (library)
  • Virgil - The Aenid (library)
  • Aeschylus - Agammemnon (library)
  • Edith Wharton - The Age of Innocence (library)
  • Pat Frank - Alas, Babylon
  • Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (library)
  • Lewis Carroll - Through The Looking Glass (library)
aug 7 2009 ∞
aug 20 2017 +
  • Ada
  • Adalia
  • Adeline
  • Aeryn
  • Afia
  • Agathe
  • Agnes
  • Aiyana
  • Alannah
  • Alara
  • Allegra
  • Althea
  • Amadea
  • Amalia
  • Amalie
  • Amara
  • Amberlin
  • Amberly
  • Amery
  • Amethyst
  • Amina
aug 7 2009 ∞
may 20 2019 +
  • ‘The Buried Giant’ - Kazuo Ishiguro
  • ‘Overcoming Perfectionism’ - Roz Shafran, Sarah Egan & Tracey Wade
jun 1 2019 ∞
jun 26 2019 +
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • The Girl On The Train
  • Semi Pro
  • Gladiator
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Silence Of The Lambs
  • Hannibal
  • Finding Neverland
  • Elf
  • Step Brothers
jan 20 2018 ∞
jan 4 2019 +
  • 10 Puppies And Us
  • 10 Things You Didn't Know About Avalanches
  • 10 Things You Didn't Know About Earthquakes
  • 10 Things You Didn't Know About Tsunamis
  • 1Xtra Meets Dizzee Rascal
  • 1Xtra Meets Idris Elba & The Cast Of 'Yardie'
  • 1Xtra Meets Sean Paul
  • 1Xtra Meets Tinie Tempah
  • 20 Years Of Power With Huw Edwards
  • 40 Minutes - Animal Crackers
  • 40 Minutes - Heart Of The Angel
  • 40 Minutes - The Outcasts
  • 4472 - Flying Scotsman
  • A City Crowned With Green
  • A History Of Art In Three Colours - Blue
  • A History Of Art In Three Colours - Gold
  • A History Of Art In Three Colours - White
sep 17 2017 ∞
jun 24 2019 +
  • Disturbia
  • Cromwell
  • Bundle Of Joy
  • Bridget Jones's Baby
  • Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix
  • Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Transporter
  • Clueless
  • Finding Nemo
  • HyperNormalisation
  • Bitter Lake
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
  • Sing
  • Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl
jan 7 2017 ∞
dec 27 2017 +
  • Woman In Black
  • Due Date
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  • Get Hard
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Friday
  • Daddy's Home
  • Sausage Party
  • David Brent: Life On The Road
jan 30 2016 ∞
dec 25 2016 +
  • College of Naturopathic Medicine
  • The School of Culinary Medicine
  • The School of Natural Health Sciences
nov 16 2015 ∞
nov 16 2015 +
  • Asian chicken salad ★ ★
  • Asian tofu salad ★ ★ ★ ★
  • Aubergine & potato moussaka ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
sep 14 2015 ∞
nov 25 2015 +
  • Greenhouse
  • Sun & Sand
  • Cherry Lemonade
  • Blackberry
  • Christmas Rose
may 9 2015 ∞
aug 23 2017 +
  • Plate 1 - large sections of pattern
  • Plate 2 - tips
  • Plate 3 - small images - cartoons, love, diamonds etc.
  • Plate 4 - 3 large sections & small images - punk
mar 29 2015 ∞
mar 29 2015 +
  • 'Anna Karenina' - Leo Tolstoy
  • 'People From The Other Side: A History Of Spiritualism' - Maurice Leonard
  • 'Out Of The Mouths Of Babes: ESP In Children' - Aileen H Cooke
  • 'Emotional Intelligence' - Daniel Goleman
  • 'The Miniaturist' - Jessie Burton
  • The Paying Guests' - Sarah Waters
feb 2 2015 ∞
sep 7 2015 +
  • Forrest Gump
  • The Hangover
  • Jackie Brown
  • Panic Room
  • Step Brothers
  • Paul
  • Phone Booth
  • Clueless
  • The Truth About Love
  • The Other Guys
  • Roman Holiday
  • Semi-Pro
  • The Wicker Man
  • Rock Around The Clock
  • Happy Go Lucky
  • The Break Up
  • Little Voice
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • The Hangover Part III
  • Summer Holiday
  • Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone
jan 2 2015 ∞
dec 28 2015 +
  • Little Hotties
    • Almond Milk
    • Aloe
    • Alpine
    • Apple
    • Baby Powder
    • Bamboo
    • Banana
    • Bergamot
    • Biscuit
    • Blackcurrant
    • Blood Orange
    • Blue Sundae
    • Bluebell
    • Blueberry
    • Bottle Of Bubbly
    • Bubblegum
    • Cake
    • Cherry Kiss
    • Chocolate
aug 13 2014 ∞
aug 10 2019 +
  • flavoured
    • Apple
    • Banana
    • Blueberry
    • Cherry
    • Chocolate
    • Cinnamon
    • Grape
    • Lemon
    • Licorice
    • Lime
    • Orange
    • Peach
    • Peppermint
    • Pina Colada
    • Pink Lemonade
    • Raspberry
    • Root Beer
    • Strawberry
    • Watermelon
jun 22 2014 ∞
aug 10 2019 +
  • Classic Collection
    • Bay Of Dragons
    • Birthday Cake
    • Black Coconut
    • Black Raspberry Vanilla
    • Blueberry Muffin
    • Bubble Gum
    • Dreamy Unicorn
    • Fresh Cut Roses
    • Good Vibes (Pastel Sky & Bora Bora)
    • Hello Gorgeous (Be Fearless & Dream Big)
    • Happy Birthday
    • Mango Peach
    • Monoi De Tahiti
    • Moonlight Glow
    • Peony Pomegranate
    • Pink Flamingo
    • Pure Cotton
    • Purple Obsession
    • Queen Of Hearts
jun 13 2014 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • crown chakra (violet)
    • just above the top of the head
    • integration, coherence, sense of belonging, spiritual ease
  • brow chakra (indigo)
    • centre of forehead
    • sight, comprehension, perception, sense of perspective, vision, intuition
  • throat chakra (light blue)
    • base of throat
    • communication, expression, energy exchange, peace, understanding
  • heart chakra (green)
    • centre of chest
    • relationships, balance, space, growth, love, affinity, calmness
  • solar plexus chakra (yellow)
may 15 2014 ∞
may 15 2014 +
  • agrimony
    • upset stomache, IBS, sore throat
  • annato
    • upset stomach, fever, heartburn
  • bay
    • gas
  • bilberry
    • eyesight, chronic fatigue syndrome
  • birch
    • vitamin C, urinary tract infections, rheumatism
  • bistort root
    • upset stomach, throat infection
  • black haw root
mar 29 2014 ∞
mar 29 2014 +
  • Bicarbonate of Soda: 100's Of Household Uses - Diane Sutherland, John Sutherland, Liz Keevill & Kevin Eyres
  • The Food-Mood Connection: Nutritional & Environmental Approaches to Mental Health & Physical Wellbeing - Gary Null
  • Just My Type: A Book About Fonts - Simon Garfield
  • Tired But Wired: How To Overcome Sleep Problems - Nerina Ramlakhan
feb 26 2014 ∞
oct 22 2014 +
  • Simply Healing Wellness Retreat
    • Rudgwick, West Sussex
    • Scarborough to York, York to Kings Cross, tube from Kings Cross to Victoria, train from Victoria to Horsham. 20 minute taxi journey to Rudgwick
jan 27 2014 ∞
jan 30 2014 +
  • What Laura Loves
  • Glittery Teacups
  • Temptalia
  • Miss Kris Turner
jan 6 2014 ∞
sep 24 2014 +
  • salata baladi
  • Vietnamese salad with lemongrass dressing
  • couscous vegetable loaf
  • aubergine, ricotta & pasta pots
  • phad thai
  • pasta with roasted tomatoes, rocket & goat's cheese
  • beetroot ravioli with a sage & burnt butter sauce
  • egg noodles with Asian greens & glazed tofu
  • courgette, thyme & mozzarella pizza
  • Sichuan-style aubergines
  • pasta with olives & a tomato-onion jam
  • salad pizza
  • green curry with sweet potato & aubergine
  • roasted chunky ratatouille cannelloni
  • rustic Greek pie
  • sweet ginger & chilli vegetables with noo...
dec 12 2013 ∞
feb 9 2015 +
  • 100 Hits - Rock 'N' Roll
aug 4 2013 ∞
aug 4 2013 +
  • Mud
    • Argan Oil Mud
    • Blemish Clay
    • Blemish Mud
    • Charcoal
    • Chocolate
    • Coconut Cream
    • Dead Sea Mud Pac
    • Fruit Smoothie
    • Pink Rose Clay
    • Strawberry Cream
  • Peel Off
    • Black Seaweed
    • Charcoal
    • Charcoal & Black Clay
    • Charcoal & Black Sugar
    • Coconut Clay
    • Cucumber
    • Dead Sea
jul 3 2013 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • Herbal Bath
    • Back Comfort (Devils Claw)
    • Balancing (Lavender)
    • Beauty Secret (Argan & Marula)
    • Cold Season (Eucalyptus)
    • Enjoy Life (May Chang & Lemon)
    • Joint & Muscle (Arnica)
    • Muscle Soothing (Juniper)
    • Pure Bliss (Red Poppy & Hemp)
    • Pure Relaxation (Lemon Balm)
    • Soft Skin (Almond Blossom)
    • Stress Free (Mandarin & Orange)
    • Sweet Dreams (Valerian & Hops)
  • Mineral Bath Salts
    • Back Comfort (Devils Claw)
    • Deep Breathe (Pine & Fir)
    • Dream Away (Valerian & Hops)
    • Eucalyptus
    • Everything's Gonna Be Alright (Vanilla, M...
may 31 2013 ∞
jan 21 2018 +
  • Bath Blasters
    • 5 Colours In Her Hair
    • All That Glitters
    • All That Jazz
    • All You Need Is Love
    • Apple & Raspberry Swirl
    • Appleberry Butter Burst
    • Azure Skies
    • B Mine
    • Baby Showers
    • Bear Necessities
    • Bedazzled
    • Blueberry Funday
    • Bomb Voyage
    • Bomb-Jammin Button
    • Can't Touch This!
    • Cherry Bathe-Well
    • Cherry Bomb
    • Cherry On Top
    • Chocolate Kisses
mar 27 2013 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • mobile phones & telephones can often have 18 times more bacteria than the handle of a public toilet. Use antibacterial wipes regularly
  • canned air to clean bathroom fan vents
  • sprinkle bicarbonate of soda & into the bottom of the kitchen bin
  • bank statements, bills & payslips should be kept for 1 year
mar 3 2013 ∞
mar 26 2014 +
  • Neil Oliver - A History of Ancient Britain
  • Mary Josephine Collier - A Victorian Diarist: Later Extracts from the Journals of Mary, Lady Monkswell, 1895-1909
  • Jennifer Craik - The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion
  • Peter Albright - Complementary Therapies
  • Richard Percy James - Scarborough In The '50s And '60s
  • J.D. Biersdorfer - Best iPhone Apps
  • Richard James Percy - Scarborough In The '70s And '80s
  • Norman Ellis - Scarborough On Old Picture Postcards
  • Mike Hitches - Scarborough Through Time
  • Alan Whitworth - Village Tales: The Story of Scalby and its Residents
  • Phillip M. Chancellor - Illustrated Handbook of the Bach Flower Remedies
jan 18 2013 ∞
nov 12 2013 +
  • Ariel Brut Cuvee
  • Ariel Chardonnay
  • Ariel White Zinfandel Rose
  • Blueberry Sparkle
  • Bonne Nouvelle Blanc
  • Bonne Nouvelle Chardonnay
  • Bonne Nouvelle Grapefruit Rose
  • Bonne Nouvelle Rose
  • Bonne Nouvelle Sparkling Rose
  • Bonne Nouvelle Sparkling White
  • Caipirinha
  • Carl Jung Peach Sparkling Wine
  • Carl Jung Premium Rose
  • Carl Jung Sparkling White Wine
  • Castillo De Salobrena Rosso
  • Coco Loco
  • Daquiri
  • EminaZero Pink
  • EminaZero Verdejo
  • Great Uncle Cornelius' Lemon Refresher
  • Lloberetta
dec 31 2012 ∞
dec 31 2012 +
  • Bare Minerals - Brow Colour - Brunette
  • Be Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful - Eye Cream - Bedroom
  • Be Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful - Eye Cream - HB
  • Benefit - She-Laq
  • Estee Edit - Lip Flip Shade Transformer - Turn Down
  • Estee Edit - Lip Flip Shade Transformer - Turn Up
  • Estee Lauder - Blushing Natural Cheek Colour - Rose Desire
  • Urban Decay - Smoke Out Eye Pencil - Black
  • Virgin Vie - Twist & Blush
dec 22 2012 ∞
jan 21 2018 +
  • Beningbrough Hall, York
  • Beverley
  • Brodsworth Hall & Gardens, Doncaster
  • Bronte Parsonage Museum, Howarth
  • Burniston Rocks
  • Burton Agnes, Driffield
  • Burton Constable Hall, Hull
  • Cayton Bay
  • Cook's Endeavour Cruise Trips, Whitby
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Dalby Forest
  • East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley
  • Eden Camp, Malton
  • Emmerdale set, Esholt
  • Falsgrave Park
  • Filey Brigg
  • Forge Valley
  • Goathland ("Heartbeat"-land)
  • Golden Acre Park, Leeds
  • Harewood House, Leeds
  • Harwood Dale Forest
oct 26 2012 ∞
jun 2 2019 +
  • Coconut Cookie Bar
  • Home Sweet Home
  • Splash Of Rain
  • Vanilla Satin
  • Midsummer's Night
  • Autumn Fruit
  • Blueberry Scone
  • Nature's Paintbrush
  • Fruit Salad
  • Almond Cookie
  • Sugared Apple
  • Vanilla Cupcake
  • Sicilian Lemon
  • Beach Flowers
  • Lovely Kiku
  • Turquoise Sky
  • Pink Hibiscus
  • Under The Palms
  • Champaca Blossom
  • Margarita Time
  • Cranberry Pear
sep 3 2012 ∞
oct 1 2019 +
  • #manigoals (pale pink creme)
  • #nofilter (light grey creme)
  • 9 Inch Heels (iridescent shimmery fuchsia)
  • A Dream Come True (soft iridescent shimmery pink)
  • A Matter Of Prince-iple (iridescent blue)
  • A New York Minute (light teal creme)
  • A-Muse Me (hot pink glitter)
  • Adorn Me (medium holographic bronze glitter)
  • After Party Playful (bubblegum pink)
  • All About Me (blue neon)
  • All That Sparkles (gold glitter)
  • Always Slate Never Early (dark slate grey)
  • Amethyst (dark purple glitter)
  • An Evening To Remember (glittering black)
  • And The Winner Is (iridescent deep shimme...
jun 29 2012 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • Art Deco - Mineral Baked Blusher - Blushed Chiffon
  • Art Deco - Mineral Baked Blusher - Pretty Peach
  • Art Deco - Mineral Baked Blusher - Soft Caramel
  • B - B. Cheeky Blusher - Sherbert
  • bareMinerals - Blush - Beauty
  • bareMinerals - Ready Blush - The Aphrodisiac
  • Barry M - Blusher - Strawberry Whip
  • BellaPierre Cosmetics - Loose Mineral Blush - Desert Rose
  • Benefit - Coralista
  • Bourjois - Little Round Pot Blusher - Rose Coup De Foudre
  • Clinique - Blushing Blush Powder - Pink Love
  • Clinique - Blushing Blush Powder - Precious Posy
  • Daniel Sandler - Mineral Pressed Blush - Coral Sun
  • Dior - DIORBLUSH Fall Collection - Coral Croisette
  • Dior - DIORBLUSH Fall Collection - Coral Cruise
  • Dior - DIORBLUSH Fall Collection - Rose Cherie
  • Dior - DIORBLUSH Golden Winter Collection - Gold Addict
  • Estee Lauder - Pure Colour Blush - Peach Passion
apr 8 2012 ∞
dec 12 2013 +

Dream & Dress

  • floral print wrapping paper

Creature Comforts

  • pencil eraser triangle stamp
    • garland manilla gift tags
    • metallic triangles on brown parcel paper
  • pretty scrap fabric gift tags
  • felt gingerbread gift toppers

Dana Made This

  • little gift pouches

How About Orange

  • crepe flower gift toppers
  • paper medallion gift toppers
  • mini bunting birthday card

Martha Stewart

  • pink dip dye wrapping paper
mar 25 2012 ∞
oct 12 2014 +

Love Maegan

  • glitter & pearl garland - perfect for a Christmas tree
  • living succulent wreath

Honestly WTF

  • pom pom garland

I Love To Create

  • chick flick tissue box
  • alphabuttonized
  • cascades of curl wreath
    • Christmas
    • Easter

Runway DIY

  • book clutch - to be used as home storage

P.S. - I Made This...

  • studded porcelain pottery
mar 18 2012 ∞
oct 9 2014 +
  • Love Maegan
  • A Pair & A Spare
  • Dismount Creative
  • Whimseybox
  • Honestly WTF
  • I Love To Create
  • I Spy DIY
  • Stripes & Sequins
  • Dream & Dress
  • Hello Giggles
  • Chic Steals
  • P.S. - I Made This...
  • Thanks, I Made It
  • Studs & Pearls
  • Make It & Mend It
  • In Honor Of Design
  • The Beauty Department
  • Delighted Momma
  • Creature Comforts
  • Dana Made It
  • How About Orange
mar 18 2012 ∞
oct 5 2014 +
  • Bobby McFerrin - "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
  • Chaka Khan - "I'm Every Woman"
  • En Vogue - "Free Your Mind"
  • Gloria Gaynor - "I Will Survive"
  • Idina Menzel - "Let It Go"
  • Jimmy Cliff - "You Can Get It If You Really Want"
  • Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now"
  • Katy Perry - "Firework"
  • Little Mix - Wings
  • Martin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
  • Nina Simone - "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free"
  • Primal Scream - "Movin' On Up"
  • Shawn Mendes - "In My Blood"
feb 26 2012 ∞
sep 4 2018 +
  • red plastic Accessorize bow brooch
  • white flower brooch with crystal centre
  • vintage brass brooches (one small, one large) with clear and aqua crystals
  • silver beaded bracelet with white glass Murano beads
  • red beaded bracelets that broke :(
  • gold snake bracelet that broke :(
  • black adjustable beaded necklace
jan 4 2012 ∞
aug 14 2014 +
  • Lush - Goth Juice hair gel
  • Lush - King Of The Mods hair gel
  • Lush - The Big Tease hair gel
  • Pantene ProV - Hair Revival
  • Umberto Gianinni - Sleek & Chic - Miracle Finisher
  • Vidal Sassoon - Sleek Straightening Balm
  • Trevor Sorbie - Goop!
  • Vidal Sassoon - Frizz Control Creme
  • Umberto Gianinni - Curl Friends - Scrunching Jelly
  • The Body Shop - Brazil Nut Moisture Mask
  • ION - Repair Solutions - Conditioning Miracle
  • James Brown London - Intensive Mask For Hair
  • Tresemme - 24 Hour Body - Amplifying Mousse
  • Lush - Hsuan Wen Hua - Hair Treatment
  • Phillip Kingsley - Elasticizer
jan 1 2012 ∞
jul 19 2015 +
  • Lush - Each Peach & Two's A Pair massage bar
  • Lush - Soft Coeur massage bar
  • Lush - Mange Too massage bar
  • Lush - Business Time massage bar
  • Lush - Strawberry Feels Forever massage bar
  • Lush - Sexy Boy massage bar
  • Lush - Once A Year massage bar
  • Lush - Once A Year massage bar
  • Lush - Heavenilli massage bar
  • Lush - Tuca Tuca massage bar
  • Lush - Black Magic massage bar
  • Lush - Merry Xmas massage bar
  • Nad's - Ingrow Solution
  • Botanics - Nourishing Body Butter
  • Lush - Lovely Jubblies breast cream
  • Lush - Creme Anglaise body lotion
  • The Sanctuary - Spa Essentials - Body Butter
  • Weleda - Skin Food
jan 1 2012 ∞
jan 10 2018 +
  • Alpha H - Liquid Gold
  • Avon - Nail Experts Pearl Shine
  • Bare Minerals - Foundation - Medium Beige
  • Bare Minerals - Multi-Tasking Concealer - Summer Bisque
  • Batiste - dry shampoo
  • Ben Nye - Final Seal
  • Benefit - Benetint
  • Benefit - Blush - Rockateur
  • Benefit - Cha Cha Tint
  • Benefit - Hoola Bronzer
  • Clarins - Double Fix Mascara Sealer
  • dark olive green, slightly metallic, cream eyeshadow - need to find a good one
  • Elemis - Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm
  • Estee Edit - Lip Flip Shade Transformer - Turn Down
  • Estee Edit - Lip Flip Shade Transformer - Turn Up
  • Front Cover - Baked Eyeshadow - Copper Co...
dec 16 2011 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • be honest
  • treat others as you would like to be treated
  • schoolwork is important, read as much as you can, study as much as you can
  • friends are important, cherish them
  • school days are the best times of your life!
  • enjoy your youth, don't rush it
  • exercise and fresh air are vital
  • don't go along with the crowd just because others are
  • speak your mind, in a pleasant, informative and polite way
  • politeness in general is key
oct 16 2011 ∞
oct 16 2011 +
  • crime would be eradicated and everyone would treat each other with respect, kindness and dignity
  • education would be prioritised, and not just "book learning" - practical education would be key
  • everyone would be able to find a job and communities would pull together to find jobs and create jobs
  • fresh fruit and vegetables would be cheap and plentiful
  • lots of parks with lakes
  • no air pollution
  • no poverty would exist
  • there would be no disease or sickness
  • towns and cities would have interesting and diverse shops, eateries, art galleries and museums
sep 11 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • a frisbee for coming third in a fancy dress contest at primary school. I was a sunflower and it was an amazing costume! The Little Mermaid & Robin Hood came first & second
  • some Tigi shampoo & conditioner from Glamour Magazine
  • a set of 4 side plates with burlesque ladies painted on, again, from Glamour Magazine
  • a fully paid for two night stay at an amazing hotel in Edinburgh
  • green CBD oil/paste from CBD Brothers
  • a gingerbread house Christmas table decoration
jul 24 2011 ∞
apr 17 2017 +
  • books I can borrow from work
    • D. Crouch & T. Pearson - Medieval Scarborough (library)
    • J.B. Baker - The History of Scarborough
    • M. Edwards - Scarborough 966-1966 (library)
    • A. Rowntree - The History of Scarborough (library)
    • D. Hey - Yorkshire From AD 1000 (library)
    • M. Faull & M. Stinson - Domesday Book: Yorkshire (library)
    • Alan Lloyd - The Year of the Conqueror
    • M. Magnusson & H. Palsson - King Harald's Saga
    • Frank McLynn - 1066: The Year of the Three Battles (library)
    • B. English - The Lords of Holderness 1086-1260 (library)
    • J.C. Holt - The Northerners (library)
    • N. Denholm-Young - Vita Edwardi Secundi
    • J.S. Hamilton - Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall 1307-1312
    • M. McKisack - The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399 (library)
    • R.B. Dobson - The Peasant's Revolt of 1381 (library)
    • R.H. Hilton & T.H. Ashton - The English Rising of 1381
    • J. Gillingham - Richard III: A Medieval Kingship (library)
    • C. Ross - Richard III (library)
jun 14 2011 ∞
aug 21 2017 +
  • 1881 At Wrea Head
  • Anton's
  • Ashbrowns
  • ASK
  • Az
  • Blue Crush
  • Bluebell Inn
  • Boddy's Of Bar Street
  • Bonnets
  • Brompton Forge Tea Rooms
  • Bryherstones
  • Byways
  • Cafe Fish
  • Cafe View
  • CALF Café
  • Carousel
  • Cinnamon
  • Clark's
  • CoGoni's
  • Corner House Cafe
  • Da-Claudio
feb 27 2011 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • Are You Afraid Of The Dark?
  • Captain Planet
  • Carebears (when I was really little)
  • Clarissa Explains It All
  • Doug
  • Fireman Sam
  • Gladiators
  • Hey Arnold!
  • Huxley Pig (amazing!!)
  • Keenan & Kel
  • Playbox
  • Postman Pat
  • Rugrats
  • Sabrina The Teenage Witch
jan 24 2011 ∞
jun 29 2014 +
  • Aladdin (Mega Drive)
  • Bubsy (Mega Drive)
  • hide and seek
  • James Pond: Aquatic Adventures (Mega Drive)
  • Lights Out
  • making disaster scenarios, i.e. plane crashes or bus crashes, with Barbies (!)
  • Mouse Trap
  • playing Sleeping Lions
  • Screwball Scramble
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Mega Drive)
  • the Egypt-themed maths game for the PC
  • the English educational game for the PC, the space-themed one
  • the game on Encarta
  • the Johnny Quest game my brother had for the PC
  • Wriggly Worms
dec 22 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • alcohol - it's too cheap therefore people just abuse it way too easily. I'm sick of going places and seeing yobs staggering around drunk.
  • licensing laws - pubs open 24/7, no thanks
  • NHS - while it's great and everything so many hospitals have really poor standards.
  • people that take drugs, although that's not country-specific really, is it?
  • rising levels of obesity - related to the hideous deals on junk food that supermarkets promote
  • the culture that it's uncool to care. So many people just don't give a shit about anything any more
  • the north/south divide
  • weather - too cold, too rainy (sod the plants), too windy, not enough sun and warm weather. Could go on for pages and pages...
nov 30 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Acai
  • Acerola
  • Agave
  • Almond
  • Amaretto
  • Anise
  • Apple
  • Apple Pie
  • Apricot
  • Asian Lemongrass
  • Basil
  • Black Forest
  • Blackberry
  • Blackberry Sangria Mix
  • Blackcurrant
  • Blood Orange
  • Blue Cotton Candy
  • Blue Curacao
  • Blueberry
  • Brownie
  • Bubblegum
nov 1 2010 ∞
may 20 2019 +
  • Abba
  • disco music in general :)
  • Girls Aloud
  • Liza Minelli
  • Sailor
  • soundtrack to Grease
  • Steps
  • The Village People
  • Wham
oct 18 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • all the elaborate games you make up as a kid
  • always having your friends around you
  • Barbies
  • Caspar ice lollies
  • enjoying Christmas
  • feeling closer to my dad
  • living on Linden Road - such a great place to grow up
  • Nannan & Grandpa
  • no drama going on in my life!
  • not having responsibilities
  • not having to work!
  • not worrying about your health
  • school
  • the summers used to seem SO long, now they are over in a flash
  • tropical-print playsuit with the huge collar
  • visiting Barnsley
  • walks in Locke Park
sep 7 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Achica
  • Airline Meals (random food porn)
  • ASOS
  • Brand Alley
  • Cocosa
  • Cyber Candy
  • Daily Mail
  • eBay
  • Etsy
  • Facebook
  • Flickr (more food porn)
  • Go Fug Yourself
  • Good Reads
  • Google
  • Kaboodle
  • Lamplight
  • Last FM
  • Listography
  • London Review of Breakfasts
  • Lush
  • Met Office
aug 28 2010 ∞
sep 14 2015 +
  • get jewellery & watch from Matt to take to Peter Brewer
  • recycle CDs
  • make hair accessories
  • take Burberry scarf to dry cleaners - or spot clean at home??
  • file work stuff
  • recycle old iPod and components
  • get Arin to destroy old laptop harddrives (when he gets back at the weekend)
  • pay mum back the money I owe her
  • start thinking about opening a new account - Skipton? Do online research
  • back-up iTunes (buy external hard drive)
  • pay Arin back the money I owe him
  • ring Tax Office
  • book hair appointment
  • take prescription to doctors
  • sort through jeans
  • recycle phone chargers - Sainsburys
  • recycle laptops (both) - refurbitu
aug 23 2010 ∞
may 30 2012 +
  • Adam Levine
  • Aidan Turner
  • Andy Bates
  • Axle Whitehead
  • Danny Dyer
  • Danny Mac
  • David Mitchell
  • Dominic West
  • Ed Westwick
  • George Lamb
  • Gerard Butler
  • Gotye
  • Gray O'Brien
  • Henry Ian Cusick
  • Jared Leto
  • John Frusciante
  • Joseph Millson
  • Josh Groban
  • Josh Holloway
  • Macklemore
  • Mark Ronson
aug 6 2010 ∞
feb 5 2016 +
  • vintage stores
    • Beyond Retro - 58-59 Great Marlborough Street, Soho
    • Blackout II - 51 Endell Street, Covent Garden
    • Marshmallow Mountain - Unit G.5, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street
    • Mint - 20 Earlham Street, Covent Garden
    • Peekaboo Vintage - 2 Ganton Street, Carnaby Street
    • Wow Retro - 179 Drury Lane/10 Mercer Street, Covent Garden
    • Alfie's Antique Market - 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone
    • Gray's Antiques - 58 Davies Street & 1-7 Davies Mews (near Bond Street tube station)
  • vintage stores (not so near)
    • Absolute Vintage - 15 Hanbury Street (Ald...
jul 21 2010 ∞
jun 24 2019 +
  • Brief Encounter
  • does High Society count?
  • Pretty Woman
  • Roman Holiday
jun 16 2010 ∞
jun 26 2015 +
  • Anchorman 1 & 2
  • Bridget Jones 1 & 2
  • Dumb & Dumber
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Legally Blonde
  • Liar Liar
  • Mrs Doubtfire
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Semi Pro
  • Step Brothers
  • The Inbetweeners
  • Withnail & I
mar 29 2010 ∞
oct 19 2015 +
  • Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong and His Band - 'Now You Has Jazz'
  • Damien Rice - 'Cannonball'
  • Elvis Presley - 'Only Fools Rush In'
  • Fats Domino - 'Walking To New Orleans'
  • Liza Minnelli - 'Cabaret'
  • Nat King Cole - 'Smile'
  • Robbie Williams - 'No Regrets'
  • Rufus Wainwright - 'Message To Martha'
  • Snow Patrol - 'Run'
  • The Beatles - 'Hey Jude'
  • The Beatles - 'I Saw Her Standing There'
mar 2 2010 ∞
jan 27 2015 +
  • a high level of arrogance
  • being a big drinker
  • being aggressive
  • being too "friendly" with the opposite sex
  • being too hyper
  • having too much baggage or past-relationship drama
  • not being gentleman-ly
  • not being sensitive
  • poor hygiene
  • scary family members
  • smoking
  • taking drugs
  • wearing skinnier jeans than me
feb 8 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Wii
    • Cooking Mama
    • Another Code 2
    • Big Brain Academy
  • PlayStation
    • Final Fantasy VIII
    • Harvest Moon: Back To Nature
    • Spyro as much as I have tried, it gives me nausea!
    • Crash Bandicoot
  • DS
    • Mario Kart
    • Mario Party
    • Harvest Moon
    • Pawly Pets: My Pet Hotel
    • Final Fantasy XII
    • Professor Layton & Pandora's Box
    • Imagine: Babies
jan 19 2010 ∞
dec 30 2012 +
  • countless school projects, ones that come to mind are ...
    • my Captain Cook project, did it all in one day when I was about 8. I had all summer to do it and I totally forgot. Spent the last day of my summer holidays stuck inside working
    • a history project in Year 8 or 9 when Natalie & I worked with Matt P & Matt, we actually did nothing ... the boys were bad influences!
    • one on teeth when I was five, I've still got it. The front cover of the book is totally covered in glitter. Bling bling!
    • my very glamourous (and slightly gay) bar for graphics in Year 11. The one project in graphics I actually did work for!
  • my dissertation. It's quite epic actually. Loved it :)
  • cataloging my video games ...
jan 11 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • vomit
  • watch the news & stare at it in disbelief
  • call my loved ones to see if they've heard the news
  • panic
  • panic some more
  • vomit some more
  • cry
  • drive whoever I was with mad by constantly asking questions along the line of "Is this really going to happen?", "What's going to happen?", "Are we safe?" etc ...
  • I'd try and call every family member, friend and my fiance, and tell them that I love them
  • possibly get together provisions & try & find somewhere safe, like a bunker ... not sure where to find one of those though?!
dec 7 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • many footballers, Premiership and other divisions
  • Gok Wan, well, I saw him on Carnaby Street, filming, didn't actually meet him as I was too nervous to approach him
  • walked past Billy Connolly
  • The Chuckle Brothers, met them as a kid, surely they count!
  • saw Jackson Scott walking down Tottenham Court Road
  • saw Crawford from a random series of Shipwrecked in a van
  • Ben Ellis went to my school
  • Mikey North (Gary Windass from Corrie) was at Sixth Form the same time as me
  • Scott Mills, recording his BBC Radio 1 show on Oxford Street
  • saw John Torode walking down the Strand
  • met Amy Childs at a QVC Beauty Bash
  • met Leighton Denny, again, at a QVC Beauty Bash
nov 16 2009 ∞
may 20 2019 +
  • seeing Matthew :)
  • girly nights out with my best friends
  • getting dressed up, sometimes just to go to the supermarket
  • a big shopping trip
  • cooking something from a recipe that I've wanted to try for ages
  • buying birthday & Christmas presents for Liz
  • pilates classes on Tuesday nights
  • summer and warmer weather
  • holidays abroad with Matthew
  • getting home from work and having to do nothing but veg out
  • free time to myself, with no-one in the house and the space to curl up on the sofa and watch what I want on TV
  • when I make plans with someone I haven't seen for ages
  • a long, hot bath with bubbles and a good book or glossy magazine on a Saturday mor...
oct 22 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • 12 Angry Men (1957) (I've seen this once, but didn't pay any attention to it) Netflix
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • 8 1/2 (1963) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • A Hard Day's Night (1964) Netflix
  • Alien (1979)
  • All About Eve (1950) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Annie Hall (1977) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Apocalypse Now (1979) (seen some of it in a lecture, but not all of it) Amazon Prime
  • Blade Runner (1982) LOVEFiLM by Post
  • Blazing Saddles (1974) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Blow Up (1966)
  • Blue Velvet (1986) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Bonnie & Clyde (1967) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Breathless (1960)
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • Casablanca (1942) LOVEFiLM By Post
  • Chinatown (1974) Netflix
oct 12 2009 ∞
mar 22 2019 +
  • everything in Grease
  • everything in Cabaret
  • 'Pretty Woman' by Roy Orbison in, well, Pretty Woman, obviously
  • the dance scene in Pulp Fiction, 'You Never Can Tell' by Chuck Berry
  • the opening credits to Jackie Brown, '110th Street', Bobby Womack
  • 'Under The Sea' - Little Mermaid
  • everything in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
oct 4 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • my unusual name
  • my large nose
  • my beliefs
  • the fact that I'm a bit of a prude
  • my alternative dress sense as a teenager
  • the music I listnened to as a teenager, by my peers
  • the music I listen to now, by my mum (of all people!)
  • the fact that I liked to do my homework when I was a teenager & that I loved classes at school
  • my accent
  • my fears
  • the fact that my face is naturally grumpy (I know how Victoria Beckham feels)
  • my sequinned backpack at school. I stuck each one on by hand, it was a real labour of love
  • the fact I can be quite naive at times and believe what people say very easily, wh...
sep 13 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • a tour on the Orient Express
  • afternoon tea at Laduree (so much I want to try there!)
  • Beamish, for the millionth time
  • Castle Howard, again, both at summer and winter
  • Cornwall
  • Eden Camp
  • Hawaii, holiday and a Lost tour
  • Haworth, again
  • Hornsea Potteries - childhood nostalgia
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Italy
  • Jeremy's - perhaps if they start serving vegetarian food!
  • La Fromagerie in London
  • Lanterna
  • Le Chat Noir for lunch and dinner
  • Mojo's - haven't been in aaaaages
  • New York, holiday and a Famous Fat Dave tour
aug 22 2009 ∞
jun 2 2019 +
  • Be Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful - Face Powder in Burlesque (discontinued)
  • Be Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful - Mascara in Bark
  • Benefit compact - Big Beautiful Eyes
  • Benefit - Bad Gal Lash Mascara in Black
  • Benefit - Babecakes (discontinued)
  • Benefit - Benetint Lip Balm
  • Du Wop - Blush Therapy in Hug (discontinued)
  • Du Wop - Buttercream Lip Balm (discontinued)
  • Model Co - Cheeky Tints in Blushing Pink (discontinued)
  • Model Co - Lip Wax Kit (discontinued)
aug 7 2009 ∞
jul 11 2019 +
  • Ace
  • Albie
  • Ambrose
  • Anselm
  • Asher
  • Atlas
  • Axel
  • Bailey
  • Barnaby
  • Barrett
  • Beckett
  • Byron
  • Cade
  • Cadmus
  • Cael
  • Caesar
  • Casimir
  • Caspar
  • Cayman
  • Clayton
  • Conrad
aug 7 2009 ∞
may 20 2019 +
  • Pearls
    • Chocolate
    • Red Velvet
    • Millionaire’s
    • Cookies & Cream
    • Carrot
    • Lemon
    • Choc-Orange
    • Double Chocolate
    • Vanilla Bean
    • Banana Shake
    • Passion Fruit
    • Pistachio
    • Pina Colada
    • Skinny Blueberry
    • Cherry Cheesecake
    • Strawberry Cheesecake
    • Birthday Cake
    • Choc-Nut
  • Doughnuts
aug 12 2019 ∞
sep 4 2019 +
  • Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl
  • Lionel Shriver - We Need To Talk About Kevin
  • Paula Hawkins - The Girl On The Train
apr 21 2018 ∞
jun 23 2018 +
  • Rudding Park (Harrogate)
  • Seaham Hall (Seaham)
  • Aldwark Manor (York)
  • The Bridge Hotel & Spa (Wetherby)
  • Feversham Arms (Helmsley)
  • Swinton Park (Ripon)
  • Titanic Spa (Huddersfield)
  • The Coniston Hotel (Skipton)
oct 17 2017 ∞
oct 17 2017 +
  • Simon Schama - A History of Britain Volume 2: 1603-1776
  • Susan Hill - The Woman in Black
jun 12 2017 ∞
jun 16 2017 +
  • '22 Perfumers' - Clara Molloy & Carine Soyer
  • 'A History of Scent' - Roy Genders
  • 'A Scented Palace: The Secret History of Marie Antoinette's Perfumer' - Elisabeth de Feydeau
  • 'Against Nature' - Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • 'Aphrodesia' - John Oehler
  • 'Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell' - Constance Classen, David Howes & Anthony Synnott
  • 'Aroma: The Magic of Essential Oils in Food & Fragrance' - Mandy Aftel
  • 'British Perfumery - A Fragrant History'
  • 'Caron' - Jean-Marie Martin-Hattemberg
  • 'Classic Perfume Advertising 1920-1970' - Jacqueline Johnson
  • 'Concepts of Cleanliness' - Georges Vigarello
  • 'Cult Perfumes: The World's Most Expensive Perfumeries' - Tessa Williams
may 11 2016 ∞
may 11 2016 +
  • Satin Pyjamas topped with Grapefruit Sparkle
  • Crimson Sash
  • Strawberry Smoothie
  • Creme Puff
  • Rouge Rite
  • Cocoa
dec 12 2015 ∞
jun 21 2019 +
  • Food
    • Berries
      • Use a spatula or plastic knife to scrape off the excess.
      • Use a stain remover then wash as usual, adding a little vinegar or lemon juice to your wash to help remove the stain.
    • Chocolate
      • Gently scrape off any excess.
      • Hold the back of the fabric under cold running water.
      • Rub a biological laundry detergent into the stain.
      • Soak in cold water for 15 minutes and gently rub at the stain every three to five minutes.
    • Chewing gum
oct 10 2015 ∞
oct 10 2015 +
  • Belgium
    • Brussels - Be Manos (Mr & Mrs Smith)
  • Croatia
    • Dubrovnik - Villa Dubrovnik (Mr & Mrs Smith)
    • Korcula - Lesic Dimitri Palace (Mr & Mrs Smith)
  • Cyprus
    • Limassol - Londa (Mr & Mrs Smith)
  • Czech Republic
    • Prague - Hotel Yasmin (Mr & Mrs Smith)
  • France
    • Aquitaine - Pays Basque - Arguibel (Mr & Mrs Smith)
    • Aquitaine - Dordogne - Chateau Les Merles (Mr & Mrs Smith)
aug 25 2015 ∞
apr 13 2016 +
  • celery, cucumber, spinach & apple
  • pear, orange & blueberry
dec 21 2014 ∞
jul 1 2015 +
  • Veggie Food: From Veggies On The Side To The Main Event - Kay Scarlett
  • Italian Cooking
  • Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian - Madhur Jaffrey
sep 24 2014 ∞
sep 24 2014 +
  • beauty
    • The Perfume Society
    • Birch Box
    • Petit Vour (USA-based)
    • Glossy Box
    • Love Lula
  • handmade items/lifestyle
    • Prudence And The Crow
    • Not Another Bill
  • health
    • The Vegan Kind
    • Primal Snack Box
  • food
    • OyatsuBox
    • Taffy Mail
    • Bite To Savour
    • Degustabox
jul 5 2014 ∞
aug 11 2019 +
  • head & eyes
    • azurite, amethyst, fluorite, sugilite, diamond
  • ears, nose, throat & neck
    • amazonite, aquamarine, angelite, blue lace agate, blue quartz, celestite, tanzanite, lapis lazuli, iolite, kunzite, Preseli bluestone
  • chest & lungs
    • moss agate, chrysocolla, larimar, turquoise
  • heart
    • ruby, prase/actinolite quartz, aventurine, seraphinite, dioptase, emerald, coral, labradorite, unakite, watermelon tourmaline, verdelite
  • digestion
may 15 2014 ∞
may 15 2014 +
  • Higher Living
    • Cinnamon
    • Cool Mint
    • Digest Delight
    • Evening
    • Ginger Kick
    • Green Tea Chai
    • Hibiscus Bliss
    • Lemon & Ginger
    • Sweet Chai
    • Vitality
  • Dalgety Caribbean Teas
    • Ginger-Mint
    • Honey & Ginger
    • Instant Ginger
    • Lemongrass
    • Lemon & Ginger
    • Peppermint
  • Pukka Teas
mar 29 2014 ∞
apr 9 2016 +
  • Deco Collection
    • Elite (tonka)
    • Chypre (cedar & poinsettia)
    • Banho (citrus & verbena)
    • Ilyria (honeysuckle)
    • Alface (almond)
    • Favorito (red poppy)
    • Voga (acacia & tuberose)
    • Deco (lime & basil)
    • Cerina (marine)
    • Madrigal (water lily)
  • Classico Collection
    • Agua Colonia (vetivert)
    • Black Sunburst (tuberose)
    • Double (almond milk)
    • Lavander (lavender)
    • Suave Perfume (verbena)
    • 8741 (pear & sandalwood)
    • Mirror (pomegranate)
mar 2 2014 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • The Webb Sisters
  • Jenn Grant
  • k.d. lang
  • Teddy Thompson
  • Suzanne Vega
  • Waka Flocka Flame
  • Yung Joc
  • Johnny Hartman
  • Lou Rawls
  • The Virgil Brothers
  • Sarah Blasko
  • Crowded House
  • The Easybeats
  • Slim Dusty
  • Augie March
  • Fiction Family
  • Kishi Bashi
  • Belle & Sebastian
  • Little Joy
  • Goldroom
  • Eric B & Rakim
feb 22 2014 ∞
feb 8 2019 +
  • be kinder to myself
  • get organised
jan 1 2014 ∞
jan 1 2014 +
  • 17 - Lip Crayon - Dolly Bird
  • 17 - Lip Crayon - Pink Ice
  • 17 - Lip Crayon - Twinkle Toes
  • 17 - Lip Crayon - Very Berry
  • Avon - Ultra Colour Rich Lipstick - Rare Bling
  • Balance Me - Shine On Tinted Lip Salve - Sheer Raspberry
  • Bare Minerals - Marvellous Moxie Lip Gloss - Spark Plug
  • Bare Minerals - Pretty Amazing Lip Colour - Confidence
  • Be Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful - Lip Tint - Bluff
  • Beautiful Me Cosmetics - Lip Gloss - Nude
  • Benefit - Benetint
  • Benefit - Cha Cha Tint
  • Benefit - Pocket Pal - Benetint & Gloss
  • Benefit - They're Real Double The Lip - Flame Game
nov 3 2013 ∞
jul 17 2019 +
  • Carte D'Or - Tender Amaretto, Vanilla & Chocolate
  • Carte D'Or - Lavazza Latte Machiatto
oct 14 2013 ∞
oct 20 2013 +
  • half a lemon, half a clementine
  • lime, tbsp honey
  • clementine, four mint leaves
  • half clementine, half lemon, slices of green apple (in water bottle)
aug 4 2013 ∞
aug 4 2013 +
  • mind
    • Chakra reading & balance
    • clairvoyance
    • crystal therapies
    • EFT
    • past life therapy
    • reflexology
    • reiki
  • body
    • aromatherapy back, neck & shoulder massage
    • aromatherapy facial
    • aromatherapy full body massage
    • Balinese massage
    • Bio Detox & foot massage
    • deep tissue massage
    • general facial
    • holistic massage
    • hot stone massage
jun 28 2013 ∞
aug 9 2019 +
  • 1 pair of PJs
  • 1 pair of ankle socks
  • 1 pair of knee-high socks
  • 1 hoodie
  • 1 pair of joggers
  • a few tops/tanks/t-shirts
  • a few pair of pants - get a pack of 5 microfibre briefs from M&S
  • toothbrush
  • interspace toothbrush
  • stick of deodorant
  • dental floss
  • hair brush
  • hair bobbles
mar 6 2013 ∞
sep 16 2015 +
  • Con Air
  • Duplex
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • Cabaret
  • Carry On Camping
  • On The Buses
  • Legally Blonde
  • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  • Blow Up
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Children Of Men
  • Liar Liar
  • Lock Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels
  • Attack The Block
  • Smokin' Aces
  • The Last King Of Scotland
  • Romy & Michele's High School Reunion
  • Bruno
  • Breathless
  • Ted
  • Clueless
jan 19 2013 ∞
dec 29 2013 +
  • glass rollerball sticks
  • sweet almond oil (Holland & Barrett)
  • Holland & Barrett
  • NHR Organic Oils
  • Neal's Yard Remedies
  • Tisserand
  • Hermitage Oils
  • Florame
  • Aromantic
  • Aromatique Oils
  • Amazon
  • The Pennine Collection
  • Essentially Me
  • Primavera
  • Baldwin's
  • Bristol Botanicals Ltd.
  • The Hemp Shop
  • Luminescents
  • Just A Soap
jan 13 2013 ∞
feb 4 2013 +
  • Alanis Morisette - You Oughta Know
  • Beyonce - If I Were A Boy
  • Burt Bacharach & Rufus Wainwright - Kentucky Bluebird (Message To Martha)
  • Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie To You?
  • Damien Rice - Cannonball
  • Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love
  • Erasure - A Little Respect
  • Frank Ifield - I Remember You
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Sherry
  • Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
  • Guy Mitchell - She Wears Red Feathers
  • Herman's Hermits - There's A Kind Of Hush
  • Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat
  • Metallica - Whiskey In The Jar
  • Nat King Cole - Smile
  • Nina Simone - I Wish I Knew How It Feels To Be Free
nov 2 2012 ∞
jan 21 2018 +
  • Jacob's Creek - Shiraz Rose Vintage 2011
  • Belletti Prosecco Spumante DOC
  • Lambrusco Rose
  • Eisberg - Rose (non alcoholic)
  • Eisberg - Chardonnay (non alcoholic & disgusting)
  • Sorelle Rose (non alcoholic)
  • Eisberg - Sauvingnon Blanc (non alcoholic)
jun 6 2012 ∞
jul 9 2017 +
  • Alexa Chung
  • Alice Dellal
  • Ashley Olsen
  • Audrina Patridge
  • Cat Deeley
  • Cheryl Cole
  • Daisy Lowe
  • Diane Kruger
  • Dita Von Teese
  • Fearne Cotton
  • Jameela Jamil
  • Jessica Szohr
  • Kate Bosworth
  • Katy Perry
  • Kelly Brook
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Kirsten Dunst
  • Kourtney Kardashian
  • Lauren Conrad
  • Leigh Lezark
  • Lydia Bright
apr 30 2012 ∞
aug 19 2012 +
  • crisps
  • drink lots of water
  • eat sauerkraut
  • get some fresh air
  • hot baths
  • hot water with lemon juice
  • ice cubes to suck on
  • keep my mind busy, reading, puzzles etc.
  • nasal spray
  • rest
  • saltwater gargles
  • sleep more than usual
  • steam inhalation
  • The Ginger People - Ginger Chews
  • try to smile
  • wash hands a lot
apr 6 2012 ∞
apr 6 2012 +

Glitter N' Glue

  • DIY glittery nail polish

Honestly WTF

  • linear tribal nail art

Runway DIY

  • googly eye ring finger
    • Halloween only!
  • spike nails
  • fade to black
  • half moons

Hello Giggles

  • owl nails
  • polka dot & cherries
  • gingham
  • pandas
  • polka dot & floral
  • star-shaped nail crystals
mar 18 2012 ∞
oct 8 2014 +
  • Donnie Darko
  • What's Love Got To Do With It
  • Withnail & I
  • Rumor Has It
  • Holiday On The Buses
  • Mutiny On The Buses
  • Zodiac
  • The Break-Up
  • Bring It On
  • The Inbetweeners Movie
  • Volcano
  • Gentleman Prefer Blondes
  • Four Christmases
  • Jackie Brown
jan 9 2012 ∞
dec 27 2012 +
  • Lush - Lip Service
  • Lush - Let Them Eat Cake
  • Lush - Maple Taffy
  • Lush - Whip Stick
  • Rose & Co. Apothecary - Sweet Violet Salve
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Twizzlers - Cherry
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Kissables
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Jolly Rancher - Cherry
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Hershey's Chocolate
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Whoppers
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Twizzlers - Strawberry
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Reese's Pieces
  • Hershey's - Lip Balm - Milk Duds
  • Burt's Bees - Replenishing Lip Balm
  • The Body Shop - Born Lippy - Strawberry
  • Lip Smackers - Sprite
jan 1 2012 ∞
oct 26 2019 +
  • Mark Hill - Holiday Hair - SPF6 Sun Protection Spray
  • Trevor Sorbie - Freshen & Shine Spray
  • Umberto Gianinni - Dazzling Shine - In The Spotlight Gloss Mist
  • Charles Worthington - CWstyle.com - High Shine Glossing Spray
  • Pur Enhance - Citrus Polishing Spray
jan 1 2012 ∞
jan 27 2012 +
  • Lush - Silky Underwear dusting powder
  • Lush - Aromacream deodorant
  • Lush - Aromarant deodorant
  • Lush - Coconut deodorant
  • Lush - Karma dusting powder
  • Lush - Candy Fluff dusting powder
jan 1 2012 ∞
dec 13 2013 +
  • Lush - Helping Hands hand cream (pot)
  • Lush - Helping Hands hand cream (tube)
  • Lush - Smitten hand cream
  • Lush - The Soft Touch hand butter
  • Zam-Buk
  • OPI - Avojuice - Skin Quenchers - Grapefruit Jucie
  • Aveda - Hand Relief
  • Cath Kidston - Hand Cream - Rose & Carnation
  • Cath Kidston - Hand Cream - Rose & Carnation
  • SBC - Collagen Hand Gel
  • L'Occitane - Hand Cream - Fleur Cherie
  • L'Occitane - Hand Cream - Lavender
  • L'Occitane - Hand Cream - Hibiscus Flower
  • Jelly Belly - Hand Lotion - Strawberry Jam
  • Lush - Tiny Hands Hand Serum
  • Next Loves... - Luxury Chocolate - Hand C...
jan 1 2012 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • Costume & Fashion - A Consice History - James Laver (library)
  • 100 Years Of Fashion Illustration - Cally Blackman (library)
  • Survival Of The Fittest: The Science Of Beauty - Nancy L. Etcoff
  • Defining Dress: Dress As Object, Meaning & Identity - Elizabeth Wilson
  • The Tea Ceremony - Seno Tanaka
  • Drink: An Informal Social History - Andrew Barr
  • Consuming Geographies: We Are Where We Eat - David Bell
  • Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal Is Doing To The World - Eric Schlosser (library)
  • The Seaside Holiday: The History Of The English Seaside Resort - Anthony Hern (library)
  • Bathing Machines & Bloomers - M.V. Searle (library)
  • Beside The Seaside: A Social History Of The Popular Seaside History - James Walvin (library)
  • British Folklore, Myths & Legends - Marc Alexander (library)
  • British Folktales - Katharine Briggs (library)
  • The Vanishing People: Fairy Lore & Legends - Katharine Briggs (library)
oct 16 2011 ∞
aug 23 2017 +
  • chocolate cherry cake
  • fruit cake
  • coffee & chocolate bombe
  • lemon ricotta cake
  • peaches with amaretti stuffing
  • chocolate "salami"
  • Sicilian ricotta cake
  • walnut & ricotta cake
  • chestnut pudding
  • fruit salad
aug 3 2011 ∞
aug 3 2011 +
  • immortality
  • invisibility
  • powers to see into the future but only for things I decided to see, like lottery numbers!
  • the ability to switch off my mind
  • to grant everyone I meet one wish
jun 21 2011 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Aileen H. Cooke - 'Out of the Mouths of Babes - ESP in Children'
  • Daniel Goleman - 'Emotional Intelligence'
  • Janet C. Maccaro - 'Change Your Mood, Change Your Food'
  • Mary F. Rogers - 'Barbie Culture'
  • Susan Willis - 'A Primer For Daily Life'
  • Fred Inglis - 'The Delicious History of the Holiday' (library)
  • Hardeep Phull - 'Story Behind the Protest Song'
  • Alan Bryman - 'Disney & His World'
  • David Park Curry - 'Faberge'
  • Michelle Galindo - 'British Interior Design'
  • Charles Saumarez Smith - 'The Building of Castle Howard' (library)
  • Phil Baines - 'Penguin by Design'
  • Sue Gerhardt - 'Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes A Baby's Brain' (library)
may 10 2011 ∞
aug 23 2017 +
  • 3 Tier Fridge Box
  • 8-Piece Interlocking Bin Set
  • Add-A-Shelf
  • Astonish
  • Bag Ties
  • Baking Parchment Squares
  • Biscuits For One
  • Brilliant! Tile Grout Whitener
  • Bristle-Less Pastry Brushes
  • Bumper Pack Of Cleaning Sticks
  • Cake Release
  • Chocolate Melting Pot
  • Collapsible Mini Funnel
  • Collapsible Salad Spinner
  • Cook-In Bags
  • Culinare - Mini One Touch Can Opener
  • Cusinart - Soup Maker
  • Digital Thermometer
  • Dry Egg Dehumidifier
  • Egg Notes
  • Egg Separator
feb 28 2011 ∞
mar 1 2015 +
  • Alfresco Afternoon
  • Aloe Water (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Apple Pumpkin (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Apple Spice Potpourri (SH) (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Aromatic Orange & Evergreen
  • Autumn Fruit
  • Autumn Gathering (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Autumn In The Park (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Autumn Leaves (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Autumn Pumpkin (SH) (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Autumn Wreath (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Badlands National Park
  • Bahama Breeze (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Balsam & Cedar (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Balsam & Clove (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Bamboo (SH) (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Beach Holiday (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Beach Vacation
  • Beach Walk (Car Jar Ultimate)
  • Berry Trifle (Car Jar Ultimate)
feb 1 2011 ∞
aug 5 2019 +
  • about a daddy long legs that Matt wouldn't kill, it caused one of our biggest arguments to date ...
  • most of the arguments I have had/still have with my brother
  • not wanting to wear a coat, in November, with mum. I was a kid and thought I knew best, though. Although now I can see how silly I was being
  • the school bus bitching incident (again, teenager girls can be dramatic!)
  • with Candi about something so trivial I can't really remember (we were teenagers after all)
dec 6 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • After Dark (Pure Radiance)
  • All Is Bright
  • Amber Moon
  • Apple Chai (Pure Radiance)
  • Apple Cider
  • Apple Pumpkin
  • Australian Oasis
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Autumn Wreath
  • Baby Powder
  • Bahama Breeze
  • Balsam & Cedar
  • Be Thankful
  • Beach Walk
  • Beachfront (Pure Radiance)
  • Black Cherry
  • Black Coconut
  • Black Sand Beach
  • Brazilian Passion Fruit
  • Bubbly Pomegranate
  • Buttercream
nov 11 2010 ∞
jan 4 2019 +
  • eBay!
  • making myself feel bad about things that I have no control over
  • medical encyclopedias
  • medical websites
  • negative people (how hypocritial of me?!)
  • scary movies
  • situations that make me feel uncomfortable
  • sugar
oct 27 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • a random guy, just to see what it's like to be male
  • Lady GaGa - just to see what goes on in her head! She must be just like everyone else. Surely.
  • Matt - not sure I'd like the outcome of that one though
  • one of my bosses
  • Queen Elizabeth II
oct 11 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • art classes - watercolour and sculpture
  • fundraise for local charities
  • join the WI
  • make all my birthday and Christmas cards
  • read all the books I've amassed over the years
  • sleep in lots!
  • travel to the places I have not yet been to
  • weekly coffee mornings with Liz, being old and bitchy over tea and cakes
  • work my way through every recipe in my cookbooks
sep 27 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Amazon, occasionally
  • Candle City
  • Candle Gift Ideas
  • eBay
  • Heaven Essence
  • QVC
  • Scented Candle Shop
  • Yankee Candle (UK)
  • Yankee Candle (US - they ship here)
  • Yankee Direct
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Yankee Scentre
  • Yankee UK
  • Yankee.co.uk
sep 14 2010 ∞
dec 30 2012 +
  • any variety of bird
  • bears
  • cats
  • geese
  • horses - I hate it when they show their teeth
  • insects - spiders, flies, midges, moths, cockroaches, daddy long legs ... any insect apart from butterflies and ladybirds really
aug 30 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • actress
  • fashion designer
  • guitarist in a rock band
  • housewife
  • librarian
  • princess
  • singer
  • teacher (that so didn't work out ...)
  • writer
aug 23 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • diplomatic and discrete
  • fab at colour co-ordination
  • good at proof-reading
  • good listener
  • letter writing
  • motivated within my work
  • quite flexible, physically-speaking
  • speed reader
  • well organised
  • can see things from another person's point of view
aug 10 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • 2x4
  • A Calm & Quiet Place
  • A Child's Wish
  • Addison (Y Collection: New York)
  • After Dark (Pure Radiance)
  • Aftershave
  • Alexis (Y Collection: New York)
  • Alfresco Afternoon
  • All Is Bright
  • All-Hallows Eve (Swirl)
  • Almond Cookie
  • Aloe Vera
  • Aloe Water
  • Alpine Chalet (Pure Radiance)
  • Alpine Martini
  • Amaretto Apple (Elevated)
  • Amber (Y Collection: New York)
  • Amber Glow
  • Amber Moon
  • Amber Sunset
  • America The Beautiful
jul 25 2010 ∞
nov 14 2019 +
  • bad driving - i.e. too fast, up the back of other cars, overtaking in silly places, not indicating etc.
  • being loud in general
  • being untrustworthy
  • excessive drinking/being lairy
  • having a physically aggressive temper
  • homophobia
  • loud eating and/or chewing with mouth open
  • making unnecessary noises, i.e. tapping pencils, whistling
  • not being able to listen to the opinions of others
  • not being punctual
  • not willing to do kind deeds for others
  • racism
jul 12 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • buy a car - most probably a Daihatsu Copen and have it sprayed a nice colour, like a metallic mint green
  • buy my mum a Mini Cooper
  • buy Matt a car too so he doesn't have to drive his works van everywhere
  • give HOPE a big charitable donation
  • put it in a really good bank account with a high interest rate
  • be able to spend more on the new house in the summer, i.e. that really nice leather bed with the LG television that pops up, that velvet day bed from M&S ... those glass bathroom tiles!
  • start saving for the wedding
  • make my parents go on a nice holiday somewhere (not the USA) they both want to go to. Not like dad would take the time off work too, that's the issue there, not money
  • give Matt the money to finish Grandma Chr...
apr 7 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Dusty Springfield
  • Erykah Badu
  • Gene Chandler
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Otis Redding
  • Ray Charles
  • Sam Cooke
  • Smokey Robinson
  • The Four Tops
  • The Isley Brothers
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • The Temptations
mar 8 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra - 'Well, Did You Evah'
  • Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong and His Band - 'Now You Has Jazz'
  • David Bowie & Freddie Mercury - 'Under Pressure'
  • David Bowie & Mick Jagger - 'Dancing In The Street'
  • James Morrison & Nelly Furtado - 'Broken Strings'
  • Liza Minnelli & Joel Grey - 'Money, Money'
  • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough'
  • Olivia Newton John & John Travolta - anything they sang in 'Grease'. Loves it.
  • Timbaland & The Hives - 'Throw It On Me'
  • when Jay Z & Linkin Park teamed up. Not a huge fan of it, but it was inventive
  • when Marilyn Monroe & Jane Russell sing together in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes'
feb 15 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • in myself, some of the time, depending on whether I am having a good day or not
  • that my family, friends and Matt love me
  • that Matt & I will be together forever, I mean, if we haven't broken up after some of the things we have battled, I doubt we ever will :)
  • that people can change, for the better or for the worse
  • that Matt & I will make good parents, despite the fact that we don't agree on parenting styles
  • that love is more important than money
  • that money is also important, I'm not shallow, but I like to be comfortable
  • that a university education doesn't automatically make one successful (I should know!)
  • in aliens, conspiracy theories, unexplained events, ghosts and all that "crap". Thanks grandpa & Arthur C. Clarke!
jan 25 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • I get on well with them. I'd hate it if I didn't like my family or they didn't like me
  • there's very little drama. Yes it may get boring at times but at least we don't argue 24/7
  • my brother is a good listener, is fun to be with and we have a lot in common
  • my parents are relatively easy going now but were quite strict when we were kids, which is a good thing because my brother and I learnt from this and grew up to be good people
  • my mum's side of the family are the most down-to-earth people you could meet
  • there are so many people in my family that I know I could talk to and get some really good advice from (cousin Rachel, Uncle Kevin, Auntie Lorraine, Auntie Clarice, Uncle Vrej)
  • and there are many people who are just pl...
jan 18 2010 ∞
mar 25 2012 +

James Street:

  • I lived right by my best friend, and we always had fun together. I don't remember her much, but I remember we were happy
  • the street was really narrow and the houses were really tall
  • we lived near the train station
  • the cupboard in the kitchen that span round
  • when my dad got rid of all the roses in the garden and showed me his bleeding hands. For a few years I thought roses could attack humans ...
  • I hated my bedroom and preferred to sleep in my parent's room
  • they had sliding bedroom doors that were really hard to open

Linden Road:

  • there were SO many kids living on that street, summertime was AMAZING!
dec 14 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • I am very moody, it's not nice to be around me when I'm like this
  • I have a very short temper, I snap so easily
  • I can be quite manipulative when I want to be
  • I'm stubborn ... very stubborn. I hate backing down
  • I get stressed out way too easily
  • I get depressed about things that wouldn't normally bother the average person
  • I give people (and myself) a hard time if they/I don't live up to my unrealistically high expectations
  • I'm quite lazy at times
  • Hypochondria
  • I swear too much, but I'm working on this
nov 23 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • thinking about negative things that I know drag my mood down
  • being around negative people, or people that are having a bad day (I don't want it to rub off on me)
  • the tendancy to sit and stew when somethings wrong
  • confining myself indoors when I'm down
  • too much sleep
  • anger - obviously it's a natural thing, but I don't have to let it take over completely
  • being too controlling
  • giving up when things get tough
  • being nasty to my loved ones when I'm in a bad mood - suck it up, put on a fake smile, and be nice!
  • complaining when I feel ill
oct 29 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • the puppet from the Saw movies
  • puppets in general
  • darkness when I don't know where I am
  • bad drivers, pedestrians & cyclists
  • lifts, although I am getting better with this
  • insects of every kind
  • thunder & lightening, especially if I am outdooors
  • clowns & circus/carnival stuff, to a certain extent
  • thoughts of death & thinking that there will be a day when I won't see my loved ones any more
  • coincidences
  • horror movies
  • seeing people fighting or arguing heavily
  • thinking I might be late for something really important
  • thinking about illnesses & being a comple...
oct 15 2009 ∞
apr 3 2016 +
  • that hard work sometimes doesn't pay off (sixth form) & sometimes does (university)
  • that I'm not as naturally clever as I thought I was
  • that friends mean the world to me & my happiness
  • that I am more self-concious than I thought
  • that reading for pleasure is way better than reading 4 set texts a week
  • the secondhand books on Amazon are a good way to go
  • that it's okay to answer questions in class, & ask them
  • being alone in a crowd freaks me out
  • that oldies music makes dissertation writing sessions fly by (for me anyway)
  • solitary confinement is sometimes the only way to get work done
  • teachers & lecturers are actually there t...
oct 8 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • netball - I didn't understand the rules so therefore didn't get very far with that
  • hockey - quite liked that, just didn't try very hard
  • tennis
  • badminton - I loved this at school
  • rounders
  • swimming ... I guess this is a sport, right?
  • golf - too hard on my wrist
  • Danish longball, if such a sport even exists. I'm sure my P.E. teachers made it up
  • Mario Kart tournaments with Matt ... that is so a sport
sep 21 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +
  • ... finding this hard, I rarely get take-out!
  • any fish & chip shop for chips when I am hungover or just feeling crap
  • Crazy Bubble Tea
  • Darvish, when in Leeds
  • Haftsin, when in Leeds
  • Laduree for macaroons
  • My dad's takeaway, biased much?!
  • Persian Cottage
  • Saba Thai
  • Scarborough Tandoori
  • Solid Rock Cafe for cupcakes & macaroons
  • Subway
aug 30 2009 ∞
mar 3 2013 +
  • My dad doesn't seem to know anything about his family, even names of his aunts and uncles
  • My mum buys really nice expensive things and doesn't take care of them
  • Dad can't pronounce his v's and w's
  • Mum had false teeth as a kid
  • She also talks to herself constantly
  • She also has the music taste of an angsty teenager
  • Whereas dad doesn't listen to music at all ...
aug 9 2009 ∞
mar 25 2012 +