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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 completely 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 ∞
jul 10 2018 +
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coming soon. opinions welcome.

  • David Schwimmer
  • Fishelle
  • Jafar
  • Pilou
  • Rachel
  • Shark
  • Squid
jul 8 2018 ∞
jul 11 2018 +
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  • goodreads (my second online home, after listography)
  • pinterest (attempting to revive my profile)
jul 10 2018 ∞
jul 10 2018 +
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I give in, I'll do it.

  • The Philosopher's Stone (1997)
  • The Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
  • The Goblet of Fire (2000)
  • The Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  • The Half-Blood Prince (2005)
  • The Deathly Hallows (2007)
jun 25 2018 ∞
jun 30 2018 +
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an asterisk means I've already read something by them, otherwise they are mostly unknown to me.

  • Truman Capote*
  • Elena Ferrante
  • Khaled Hosseini
  • Madeline Miller
  • Terry Pratchett
  • Muriel Spark*
  • Amy Tan*
  • Donna Tartt*
  • Irvine Welsh*
jun 21 2018 ∞
jun 29 2018 +
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  • blankets
  • candles and incense
  • cushions
  • globes and maps
  • magnets
  • mugs
    • I have at least 20
  • ornaments
  • photographs
  • plush toys
  • postcards
  • rugs
  • wall art
jun 17 2018 ∞
jun 28 2018 +
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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin
  • The Funeral Party by Lyudmila Ulitskaya
  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
jun 15 2018 ∞
jul 2 2018 +
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  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • Heathers (1988)
  • Labyrinth (1986)
  • Look Who's Talking (1989)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Splash (1984)
dec 26 2016 ∞
dec 18 2017 +
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we've been together since 10th June 2016

  • "I'm proud of you, I'm always proud of you"
  • he tells me I'm the most beautiful girl in the world
  • he is honestly my best friend
  • he gave me a bee hotel for my birthday!!!
  • my pets love him and I consider this to be a very good sign
    • my cat sulks when he leaves
  • he writes really cute messages in the cards he gives me (even on the envelopes)
  • when I'm grumpy or upset, he asks why and talks to me about it, and he does what he can to cheer me up
  • he took me to see Jersey Boys (for the fourth time) on Valentine's Day
  • he sends me cute drunk texts
  • he buys me a lot of books, plants and cho...
mar 15 2017 ∞
jun 19 2018 +
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  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore
  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
nov 11 2017 ∞
jun 15 2018 +
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  • Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body by Sara Pascoe
  • Eat Up! by Ruby Tandoh
  • How to be Champion by Sarah Millican
  • Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart
  • The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking
  • A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig
  • Sane New World: Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
jun 29 2018 ∞
jul 11 2018 +
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  • bees
  • capybaras
  • cats
  • cephalopods
  • chickens
  • cows
  • dogs
  • ducks
  • elephants
  • giraffes
  • goats (we have a connection)
  • goldfish
  • guinea pigs
  • hedgehogs
  • honey badgers
  • pigeons
  • pigs
  • rabbits
  • rats
  • seals
  • sharks
jun 16 2018 ∞
jul 12 2018 +
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  • Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • The Humans by Matt Haig
  • Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo
  • Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
may 15 2018 ∞
jul 2 2018 +
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  • cuddles
  • 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 with my mum
  • netflix
  • chocolate
  • hot, refreshing showers
  • my Ursula t-shirt which T gave me in Sept. 2016
  • cropped pyjama tops
  • audiobooks
  • warm bagels
  • goats!
  • musicals
oct 21 2017 ∞
jul 2 2018 +
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  • alcoholic drink → whisky and coke
  • animal → all of them
  • artist → Vincent van Gogh
  • biscuit → fig rolls
  • cheese → cheddar
  • chocolate → milka
  • coffee → latte
  • colour → blue
  • comedian → Sarah Millican
  • dessert → French macaroons
  • film → Dirty Dancing
  • Friends character → Chandler
  • fruit → tomatoes
  • holiday → Christmas
  • ice cream flavour → mint chocolate chip
  • kitchen utensil → my cafetiere
  • make up brand → Nyx
  • muffin → blueberry
  • music artist → Abba
  • musical → Jersey Boys
mar 16 2017 ∞
jul 7 2018 +
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  • miscellaneous
    • baking French macaroons
    • bird-watching
    • listening to more podcasts!
    • screenwriting
    • yoga
  • crafts
    • drawing
    • knitting
    • sewing
  • languages
    • BSL
    • Danish
    • French
    • Russian
    • Swedish
  • religious studies
jun 4 2018 ∞
jun 28 2018 +
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  • Sarah Millican
  • Miranda Hart
  • Sara Pascoe
  • Katherine Ryan
  • Roisin Conaty
  • Lee Mack
  • Jason Manford
  • David Mitchell
  • Rhod Gilbert
  • Stephen Fry
  • Alan Davies
  • Jon Richardson
dec 30 2017 ∞
jun 15 2018 +
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I never really liked making lists of all the places I want to visit, in case it never happened, but I've realised there's no harm in hoping.

consider this list a permanent work in progress.

  • Belgium ↺
    • Brussels ↺
    • Ypres ↺
  • Denmark
    • Copenhagen
  • France ↺
    • Paris
  • Germany
    • Berlin
    • Hamburg
  • Israel (except I probably won't go)
jun 25 2018 ∞
jul 7 2018 +
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  • I take my coffee strong and very milky.
  • I take my tea strong and with a splash of milk.
  • I love dunking biscuits in my tea/coffee.
  • I cannot choose between dogs and cats.
  • I save greetings cards and cinema, theatre and train tickets.
  • I never fold the pages of my books.
  • I used to have pet rats named Antigone 'Tiggy' and Calypso 'Cally.' I miss them terribly.
  • my accent is a mix of Yorkshire and London.
  • I was a featured user on listography years ago.
  • I hate the taste of coconut, but love the smell.
  • I love listening to classical music, but can name hardly any pieces.
  • I have a dainty, high-pitched sneeze and ...
jun 17 2018 ∞
jul 1 2018 +
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  • Anastasia
  • Anwen
  • Araminta
  • Beatrix
  • Bronwen
  • Cecily
  • Daphne
  • Ebba
  • Edith
  • Eva
  • Frances
  • Frida
  • Geneva
  • Gwen
  • Hebe
  • Ianthe
  • Isidora
  • Josephine
  • Juniper
  • Katya
  • Keturah
jun 3 2018 ∞
jun 23 2018 +
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  • Catrick Swayze
  • Catticus Finch
  • Clawde
  • Dilys
  • Grizabella
  • Grizelda
  • Hachi / Nana
  • Monica / Phoebe / Rachel
  • Moss / Roy
  • Ms. Chanandler Bong
oct 22 2017 ∞
jun 18 2018 +
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incomplete

  • Breakfast Club, The
  • Django Unchained
  • Dunkirk
  • Get Out
  • Goodnight, Mr Tom
  • Greatest Showman, The
  • Hateful Eight, The
  • Heathers
  • Incredibles, The
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Jackie Brown
  • Jaws
  • Jersey Boys
  • Kill Bill Vols 1&2
  • Labyrinth
  • Les Misérables (2012)
  • Look Who's Talking
  • Madeline
  • Mary Poppins
  • Matilda
dec 27 2017 ∞
may 21 2018 +
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  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • The Addams Family
  • The Aristocats
  • Beetlejuice
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Cool Runnings
  • The Death of Stalin
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Ghost
  • The Goonies
  • Grease
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (series)
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Mermaids
  • Mulan
  • The Princess Bride
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Star Wars original trilogy
  • T2: Trainspotting
nov 29 2015 ∞
jun 17 2018 +
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"are you English or fake English?"

  • Danish
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Swedish
aug 27 2017 ∞
jul 8 2018 +