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lilou. 24. she/her.

bookmarks:
alexithymia bands
ivyink things i love (april 2021)
Hekate autobio (2021)
pinkfleur lug (lug nut)
beable quotes (2021)
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  • An Unlikely Spy (proof) by Terry Deary
  • Naturally Tan by Tan France
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • A History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult ed. by Suzannah Lipscomb
  • The King's War by Mark Logue
  • Castles from Cobwebs by J. A. Mensah
  • Sex, Power, Money by Sara Pascoe
  • Viper's Daughter by Michelle Paver
  • Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver
  • Antoni in the Kitchen by Antoni Porowski
  • Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh
  • The Miseducation of Evie Epworth (proof) by Matson Taylor
  • Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness
  • A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax
nov 8 2018 ∞
apr 5 2021 +
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"it's not about allyship, it's about 'this ain't right'" — Claudia Rankine

  • animals are friends not food
  • anti-capitalist
  • billionaires shouldn't exist
  • black lives matter
  • intersectional feminism >>>
  • pro-eu
  • pro-lgbtqia+ rights
  • respect pronouns
  • trans rights are human rights
  • universal basic income is the way forward
  • white feminism is not feminism
mar 2 2021 ∞
mar 18 2021 +
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things I've worked on and overcome

  • procrastinating to extreme degrees
  • writing essays at the last minute
  • neglecting my academic planner
  • making excuses instead of accepting my mistakes
  • comparing myself to others
  • not wearing my glasses
feb 21 2021 ∞
feb 23 2021 +
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  • The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin
  • The Man Who Ended History by Ken Liu
  • The Hired Man by Aminatta Forna
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
  • Oreo by Fran Ross
  • Kindred by Octavia E Butler
  • Here I Stand by Amnesty International
  • Erasure by Percival Everett
  • The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
  • Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
  • Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  • Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
  • A Vindication of the Rights of Men/A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  • The Investigation by Peter Weiss
  • Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays
  • A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  • Death And The Maiden by Ariel Dorfman
  • Funnyhouse of a N***o by Adrienne Kennedy
  • The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World by Suzan-Lori Parks
dec 22 2020 ∞
mar 26 2021 +
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  • a: Ariadne & August
  • b: Beatrix & Bennett
  • c: Cecily & Casper
  • d: Daisy & Dorian
  • e: Edith & Ezra
  • f: Frida & Felix
  • g: Guinevere & Gideon
  • h: Hebe & Hadley
  • i: Isadora & Ira
  • j: Josephine & Jasper
  • k: Keturah & Kingsley
  • l: Linnéa & Leo
  • m: Margot & Maximilian
  • n: Nora & Nathaniel
  • o: Octavia & Oskar
  • p: Philomena & Perseus
  • q: Queenie & Quincy
  • r: Romilly & Robin
  • s: Sybil & Stanley
  • t: Tabitha & Theodore
  • u: Una & Ulysses
may 5 2019 ∞
mar 25 2021 +
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  • Black Lives Matter UK
  • Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust
  • Reclaim the Block
  • Choose Love
  • Dogs Trust
  • local food bank
jun 6 2020 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
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  • cloth sanitary towels
  • bamboo toothbrush
  • reusable bags*
  • shampoo and conditioner bars
  • beeswax food wrapping
  • returning packaging to lush*
  • taking bottle tops to lush to be recycled*
  • ensuring all recyclables are clean
  • supporting local eco-businesses
  • buying secondhand books
  • reusing postal packaging
  • regrowing veggies
  • no face wipes
  • less water in the kettle
  • minimising food waste

* currently difficult to achieve

may 3 2020 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
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  • basking shark
  • epaulette shark
  • floral banded wobbegong
  • great white shark
  • greenland shark
    • they are blind
    • they live for hundreds of years
    • they swim really, really slowly
  • hammerhead shark
  • sand tiger shark
  • tiger shark
  • whale shark
mar 16 2017 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
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  • sleepy jean
  • sabrina spellman
  • diana, goddess of the moon
  • circe, goddess of magic
  • margarita as she flies over moscow
  • rose tyler
oct 16 2019 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
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  • organised: writes everything in planner
  • core readings always completed
  • as many recommended readings as possible completed
  • turns up to zoom meetings five minutes early
  • talks to fill the awkward silences following questions
  • but also makes apologies for talking
  • good relationship with personal advisor
  • seemingly liked by fellow students
  • voluntarily goes to virtual talks and events
  • submits assignments several days early
  • involved in student representation
  • gets good grades
  • laments not being able to go to classes in person
  • considered hardworking by tutors
feb 10 2021 ∞
mar 3 2021 +
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  • 'already there'
  • 'contribute at presentation level in seminars'
  • engage well with the material and classmates
  • 'far exceeded other people in the class'
  • 'impressed by' preparation and contributions
  • 'incredible control over the material'
  • 'terrific student and we are blessed to have you'
  • 'wonderful' presentation
  • 'work really hard'
  • essay feedback:
    • 'demonstrates excellent knowledge, understanding, and skill'
    • 'excellent work, full of lively and sensitive insights'
    • 'fluent and, at times, lyrical'
    • 'sassy'
mar 6 2021 ∞
mar 18 2021 +
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  • big feet
  • chunky
  • wears a lot of yellow
  • eats six times a day
  • loves mushrooms
  • and po ta toes
  • sleeps a lot
  • moves quietly
feb 18 2019 ∞
jan 20 2021 +
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aka words I enjoy

  • anachronistic
  • archaic
  • awry
  • bumbling
  • finch
  • gibbous
  • kerfuffle
  • nebula
  • nevertheless
  • notwithstanding
  • phantasmagoria
  • shambolic
  • snafu
sep 27 2020 ∞
feb 18 2021 +
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alternate title: call me grandma

  • I like sitting out in my garden, reading and watching the birds
  • I've started buying a lot of bird food
  • I own a lot of plants
  • big, cosy cardigans are my thing
  • I hate loud music, it disturbs my quiet time
  • I am somewhat out of touch with current popular culture
  • I love shopping in charity shops, for books and mugs mainly
  • I naturally wake up early and I go to bed early
  • I also love naps
  • I sometimes forget that I have a cup of tea to drink until it's gone cold
  • I have conversations with my pets
  • I carry snacks around and sometimes flasks of tea
  • the members of my favourite bands are all...
jul 7 2018 ∞
dec 29 2020 +
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  • Animal by Sara Pascoe
  • Eat Up! by Ruby Tandoh
  • The Five by Hallie Rubenhold
  • Gentleman Jack by Anne Choma
  • How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
  • Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  • Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness
  • Sex Power Money by Sara Pascoe
  • Van Gogh's Ear by Bernadette Murphy
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
aug 26 2019 ∞
nov 15 2020 +
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  • The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • The Humans by Matt Haig
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  • Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver
may 15 2018 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
jul 23 2016 ∞
mar 17 2021 +
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  • nesting blackbirds and wood pigeons
  • a robin flitting ahead of me on my walk
  • storms
  • tapping on the window to scare the sparrowhawk away
  • daffodils
  • the calls of a tawny owl in the evening
  • a jay in the woods
  • collared doves
  • a wasp I accidentally let come into my room thinking it was a bee
mar 17 2021 ∞
mar 31 2021 +
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  • Baron Humbert von Gikkingen
  • Behemoth
  • Berlioz
  • Catbus
  • the Cheshire Cat
  • Dinah
  • Duchess
  • Jiji
  • Lucifer
  • Marie
  • Muta
  • Prince Lune
  • Salem Saberhagen
  • Thomas O'Malley
  • Toulouse
  • Yuki
feb 1 2021 ∞
feb 11 2021 +
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    • Albert "Albie"
    • Ambrose
    • Ariel
    • Arthur
    • August
  • ʙ
    • Bennett
    • Bram
    • Cary
    • Ezra
  • ғ
    • Frederick
feb 25 2021 ∞
mar 25 2021 +
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    • Ada
    • Adeline
    • Alexandrine
    • Anna
    • Araminta
    • Ariadne
    • Athena
  • ʙ
    • Beatrix, Beatrice
    • Birdie
    • Bronwen
    • Camille, Camilla
    • Cecily, Cecilia
    • Clara
    • Cybele
nov 12 2020 ∞
mar 13 2021 +
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  • Captain Jack Harkness (Torchwood)
  • Chandler Bing (Friends)
  • the Doctor [9 and 10] (Doctor Who)
  • Donna Noble (Doctor Who)
  • Elizabeth Bennet (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Fezzik (The Princess Bride)
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Francis (The Secret History)
  • Gwen Cooper (Torchwood)
  • Harvey Kinkle (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  • Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie)
  • Hobie (The Goldfinch)
  • Ianto Jones (Torchwood)
  • Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride)
  • James (Derry Girls)
  • Jean Valjean (Les Misérables)
  • Jim Hopper (Stranger Things)
  • Joyce Byers (Stranger Things)
  • Kurtan Mucklowe (This Country)
  • Leia Organa (Star Wars)
aug 23 2019 ∞
apr 10 2021 +
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  • Anathema Device
  • Grandmama Addams
  • Hilda Spellman
  • Kiki
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Molly Weasley
  • Paige Matthews
  • Phoebe Halliwell
  • Piper Halliwell
  • Prue Halliwell
  • Sabrina Spellman
  • Zelda Spellman
jul 30 2018 ∞
nov 9 2020 +
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  • Beetlejuice
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Ghost
  • The Goonies
  • The History Boys
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Loving Vincent
  • Mermaids
  • Mulan
  • The Princess Bride
  • Reservoir Dogs
may 10 2019 ∞
nov 9 2020 +