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queensjoy, Sherlock Holmes

Intro post and All That Jazz.

Okay, so I thought I'd write a bit about myself so people know what type of person they are adding. Haha. I should've done this a lot sooner, but I tend to procrastinate - a whole effing lot.

Firstly: I don't watch Glee. I have never been into Lost. I have an intense hatred for all things Twilight. Lady Gaga annoys me. I know, I know, half of you will want to watch me burn.

Name: Amber
Age: 21
Residence: California

Actors / Actresses: Natalie Dormer. Andrea Riseborough. Johnny Depp. Kate Winslet. Cate Blanchett. Vivien Leigh. Lauren Olivier. Katharine Hepburn. Sandra Bullock. Cary Grant. Michael Fassbender. Christoph Waltz. Katie McGrath. Colin Morgan. Bradley James. Ben Barnes. Eva Green. Daniel Day Lewis. Angel Coulby. Matt Smith. Juno Temple. Julia Roberts. Henry Cavill.  Rita Hayworth. Benedict Cumberbatch. Martin Freeman.

Movies: The Philadelphia Story. Gilda. Moulin Rouge! Phantom of the Opera (1930s and 2004). The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Camille. Penelope. Pirates of the Caribbean. Harry Potter. Sherlock Holmes. Howl's Moving Castle. Spirited Away.

TV: Justified. Merlin. Psych. Legend of the Seeker. SmackDown. Raw. Doctor Who. Gavin and Stacey. Being Human. Miss Marple. True Blood. Veronica Mars. The Tudors. Bones. House. Community. Sherlock. Boardwalk Empire. The Borgias. 

Books: The Phantom of the Opera. Vanity Fair. A Great and Terrible Beauty. Harry Potter. Lord of the Rings. Wolf Hall. Sherlock Holmes. Goldengrove. Fever series. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation. Deathless.

Ships: Arthur/Morgan. Katara/Zuko. Sookie/Eric. Hermione/Draco. Blair/Chuck. Kahlan/Richard. Lancelot/Gwen. Merlin/Gwen. Doctor/Amy/Rory. Anne Boleyn/Thomas Cromwell

Occupation: Student. Writer. Caffeine addict.

Interests | Likes: Books, writing, anthropology, film, acting, history. 

"How tired I am of stories, how tired I am of phrases that come down beautifully with all their feet on the ground! Also, how I distrust neat designs of life that are drawn upon half-sheets of note-paper. I begin to long for some little language such as lovers use, broken words, inarticulate words, like the shuffling of feet on the pavement. I begin to seek some design more in accordance with those moments of humiliation and triumph that come now and then undeniably. Lying in a ditch on a stormy day, when it has been raining, then enormous clouds come marching over the sky, tattered clouds, wisps of cloud. What delights me then is the confusion, the height, the indifference and the fury. Great clouds always changing, and movement; something sulphurous and sinister, bowled up, helter-skelter; towering, trailing, broken off, lost, and I forgotten, minute, in a ditch. Of story, of design, I do not see a trace then."  -Bernard in The Waves by Virginia Woolf

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queensjoy, Sherlock Holmes

June 2010

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