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  • Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End) // Darkness
  • Do They Know It's Christmas? // Band Aid
  • Fairytale of New York // The Pogues ft. Kirsty MacColl
  • Frosty the Snowman // The Ronettes
  • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen // Annie Lennox
  • Happy Xmas (War Is Over) // John Lennon
  • I Believe in Father Christmas // Greg Lake
  • I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday // Wizzard
  • It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas // Michael Bublé
  • It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year // Andy Williams
  • Last Christmas // Wham!
  • Lonely Christmas // Mud
  • Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord // Boney M
  • Merry Christmas Everyone // Shakin' Stevens
  • Merry Xmas Everybody // Slade
  • Mistletoe and Wine // Cliff Richard
  • Peace on Earth / Little Drummer Boy // David Bowie, Bing Crosby
  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree // Mel and Kim
  • Rockin' Robin // Michael Jackson
  • Run Rudolph Run // Chuck Berry
nov 18 2017 ∞
nov 19 2017 +
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  • Arabella
  • Araminta
  • Beatrice
  • Camille
  • Cecily
  • Edith
  • Estella
  • Frances
  • Frida
  • Guinevere
  • Hebe
  • Helena
  • Ianthe
  • Isadora
  • Jamesina
  • Josephine
  • Juniper
  • Keturah
  • Linnéa
  • Margot
  • Marguerite
nov 11 2017 ∞
nov 12 2017 +
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  • basking shark
  • great white shark
  • greenland shark
      • many are blind
      • they live for hundreds of years
      • they swim really, really slowly
  • hammerhead shark
  • sand tiger shark
      • though they send a shiver down my spine
  • tiger shark
  • whale shark
mar 16 2017 ∞
nov 12 2017 +
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  • dogs will soon gain the power of speech
  • octopuses are planning to rise up and take over
nov 11 2017 ∞
nov 11 2017 +
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  • 21
  • ambidextrous, kind of
  • a bookworm
  • feminist
  • a gemini
  • impatient
  • insomniac
  • irritable
  • lactose intolerant
  • left wing
  • nerdy
  • petty
  • sleepy all the time
  • vegetarian
oct 20 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Blood Brothers
  • Billy Elliot
  • Richard II
  • An Education
  • As You Like It
  • Jersey Boys (4x)
  • Trainspotting
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Venus in Fur

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oct 22 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tart
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
  • Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau
  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Richard II by William Shakespeare
  • Taken at the Flood by Agatha Christie
  • Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  • Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  • Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
oct 21 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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"are you English or fake English?"

  • Danish
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Swedish
aug 27 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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largely food based, I've noticed.

  • street decorations, esp. in London
  • going home
  • decorating the tree
  • buying presents
    • wrapping presents
  • Christmas films
  • films only shown at Christmas
    • Sister Act
  • Christmas music
  • Christmas television
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • The Santa Clause (1, 2 & 3)
  • Christmas dinner
  • candy canes
  • chocolate selection boxes
  • custard
  • gingerbread
  • hot chocolate
dec 20 2016 ∞
nov 17 2017 +
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  • Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy)
  • Hobie (The Goldfinch)
  • Jean Louise (Go Set a Watchman)
  • Jeeves (Jeeves and Wooster series)
  • Johnny (Dirty Dancing)
  • Leia (Star Wars)
  • Mary (Downton Abbey)
  • McGonagall (Harry Potter)
  • Mina (Dracula)
  • Penny (Dirty Dancing)
  • Poirot (novels + adaptations)
  • Saffy (Absolutely Fabulous)
  • Spud (Trainspotting)
  • Steve (Stranger Things)
  • Tommy (Jersey Boys)
  • Toshiko (Torcwhood)
  • William (Downton Abbey)
aug 21 2017 ∞
nov 17 2017 +
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  • hot cups of tea/coffee
  • piano music
  • new books; secondhand books
  • cardigan weather
  • childhood television/film
  • thunderstorms
  • movie days
  • galleries and museums
  • friendly neighbourhood animals
  • phone calls to mum
  • netflix
  • chocolate
oct 21 2017 ∞
nov 11 2017 +
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  • avocado (on toast)
  • blueberry muffins
  • cheddar
  • cherry tomatoes
  • danish cinnamon whirls
  • french macaroons
  • grilled halloumi
  • milk chocolate
  • mum's sunday dinners
  • poached egg (on toast)
  • rocket salad
  • spaghetti with tomato sauce
  • spinach and ricotta pizza
  • vegetable lasagne
oct 21 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • The Hateful Eight
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Fargo
  • Deadpool
  • T2: Trainspotting (cinema)
  • Birdman
  • Airplane
  • Logan (cinema)
  • Get Out (cinema)
  • Mermaids (partial re-watch)
  • Sixteen Candles
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (cinema; midnight release)
  • Moana
  • Alien
  • Alien: Covenant (cinema)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge (cinema)
  • Jersey Boys
  • Baby Driver (cinema)
  • Dunkirk (cinema)
  • War for the Planet of the Apes (cinema)
feb 2 2017 ∞
nov 12 2017 +
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  • Innocents and Others by Dana Spiotta
  • August is a Wicked Month by Edna O'Brien
  • 'Myxomatosis' by Philip Larkin
  • Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
oct 20 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • Danish
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish
nov 17 2017 ∞
nov 17 2017 +
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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
nov 11 2017 ∞
nov 11 2017 +
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  • fiction
    • Absolutely Fabulous
    • Charmed
    • Downton Abbey (season 1)
    • Freaks and Geeks
    • Friends
    • Rick and Morty
    • Stranger Things
    • Torchwood
  • reality
    • QI
    • RuPaul's Drag Race
nov 11 2017 ∞
nov 11 2017 +
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  • listening to podcasts, but even the most dull of topics becomes interesting
  • relaxation techniques ('my toes are relaxed, my toes are relaxed,' etc.)
  • my favourite piano album, which is unfortunately my study music, so I decided against it
  • relaxing ambience sounds: thunderstorms, rain, etc.
  • listening to the television, which helps me fall asleep, but doesn't help me stay asleep
  • chamomile tea, which does nothing
oct 21 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • Earl Grey
  • English Breakfast
  • Green
  • Green & Mixed Berries
  • Chamomile
nov 10 2017 ∞
nov 10 2017 +
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  • Monument Valley original soundtrack
  • Harry Potter original soundtracks
  • Focus on the Remix spotify playlist
  • Story of a Heart, BAO, instrumentals only
  • study, by Stevie
  • current favourite: Piano, Benny Andersson

recommendations welcome / desperately needed

aug 10 2017 ∞
nov 2 2017 +
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  • Natalie Dormer
  • David Oakes
  • Luke Pasqualino
  • Munroe Bergdorf
  • Jamie Lang
  • Sarah Millican
  • Sandra (Gogglebox)
  • Matt Lucas
  • Alan Davies
  • Sandi Toksvig
  • Simon Bailey (a Jersey Boy)
  • Martin Freeman
  • Linda and Pete (Gogglebox)
  • Spector
  • Giles Brandreth
  • Downton Abbey cast
    • Michael Gregson
    • Mr Molesley
    • William
  • Rhod Gilbert
apr 29 2017 ∞
nov 10 2017 +
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  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • The Aristocats
  • Beetlejuice
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Cool Runnings
  • The Death of Stalin
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Ghost
  • The Goonies
  • Grease
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Mermaids
  • Mulan
  • The Princess Bride
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • V for Vendetta
nov 29 2015 ∞
nov 11 2017 +