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Alexandra
17 February 2014 @ 01:16 am
Measure up what you think it's worth
Lay it out on the naked earth
For all the crows to see
And do with as they please
All the world's for sale
All the world's for sale

Come to find no one's innocent
Cos every hand is dipping in
Suspicion fills you up
And over runs your cup
All the world's for sale
All the world's for sale
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I can hear: The Tories ~ All The World's For Sale
 
 
Alexandra
14 February 2014 @ 11:58 am
Laura Delaney
14/02/1985 - 16/10/2005

Always and forever, Laura.
Because you'll never be just a memory.
 
 
Alexandra
02 February 2014 @ 11:13 pm
New icon: Uploaded.

And for those who don't have me added on Dreamwidth and can't see the icon I'm currently using, fear not! That's what embedding is for:

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He's so pretty, I want to poke him in the face.

And this is public incase any fellow Lewis fans end up on here and would like to nab the icon. All I ask for is some credit in return. For the hassle of cropping and lightening...

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I am feeling: amusedamused
 
 
Alexandra
25 December 2013 @ 10:37 am
Geeeeeeeeet dressed you merry Gentleman, let nothing you dismay! For it is Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, Christmas Day! Iiiiit's Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, Christmas Day! Christmas Day! It is chriii ih ih ih ih christmas day! Christmas day! It is Chrih ih ih ih ih ihsmas day~!
 
 
Alexandra
24 November 2013 @ 10:59 am
Starter for 10 - For the James McAvoy cataloguing and was pleasantly surprised to also find Catherine Tate, Bendybus Cumbernauld and Mark Gatiss in it as well! I... didn't not like it. It was a good watch, but I think I laughed too much in all the wrong places, and I fast-forwarded through all the romance stuff. Which I'm not sure is a good sign for the film. I also most definitely did not slash Brian (McAvoy) with either his friend Spencer (Dominic Cooper) or Patrick (Cumberbatch). Not at all. Nope... No. (cough).

It's worth a watch, even if it's just for the most hilarious fighting technique I've ever seen. Also, you'll love it if you're a Cabin Pressure fan. Patrick is basically Martin Crieff, and he even says a paraphrased "I'm the captain". 6/10

Inkheart - For the Paul Bettany Cataloguing. It also starred Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent. It was a surprisingly good family film! The best film I've seen Brendan Fraser in for a few years, and maybe the best we'll see from him for a while yet. One weird bit was that the daughter, who grew up solely with her Dad, kept switching between calling him Dad and "Mo", his first name. Bonus points for Surprise!Roger Allam in the form of the narrator. 8/10

The Shawshank Redemption - From the Must See Classic Challenge. After all these years of many people recommending this film to me, including She Who Won't Be Named who actually lent me the DVD and then a month later I gave it back unwatched (I did meant to watch it, I just never got in the mood to), I finally watched it.

It stars Tim Ribbins who I recognised from other things but didn't know his name, Morgan Freeman and William Sadler. It was good! I can see why it's critically acclaimed, why everyone likes it and why it's a must watch. I agree with that last point, and I mostly enjoyed watching it! But as with every critically acclaimed film, the story itself isn't something I'dve gone out of my way to watch, and probably won't watch again. 7/10

Yellow Submarine - For the first time ever. I'm actually surprised how much I liked it, because every other person I know who likes The Beatles has said it gets boring half way through. It did, I'm not gonna lie, but it picked up again soon enough. As long as you stick with it for the music. It is, of course, a musical animated film based on Beatles songs, some from their Sgt. Pepper's album, and voiced by people who were not the Beatles, but one was Onslo in Keeping Up Appearances, an actual scouser, so that's ok! Anyway, brilliant. I would have loved to watch that as a kid! 9/10

Olympus Has Fallen - As recommended by, erm, someone. I think it was Mig? And it was about the white house being taken over and the president being taken hostage by terrorists. It stars Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, who's acting I found surprisingly good for once, and Dylan McDermott, who plays a baddie. There's a lot of blood, fighting and death. Quite gory! It made for a brilliant film! The story's sum up doesn't do the film justice but it's about a bunch of terrorists who hold the president hostage in the white house. I recommend it if violent suspense films are your thing. 9/10

Oz The Great and Powerful - I love Wizard of Oz, I love Return to Oz. I did not like this. I was so disappointed! I watched the first 40 minutes of it and then had to fast forwarded through the rest. I can handwave continuity problems, I've been doing that already with Return to Oz, so that wasn't the problem. I just found it flat and boring, and don't get me started on the romantic subplot, and James Franco's failing attempt at being the next Jack Sparrow in everything he's in. Blah. Conserve your childhood, give this one a miss. 0/10

The Incredible Hulk - (After having the disc for so long LoveFilm are held the next Buffy disc hostage until I sent it and another one back) By suggestion of somebody. Possibly Ash?

It was a decent watch, a bit strange when it went all Godzilla Vs The Hulk at the end, I don't remember that happening in the telly series but maybe it happened in the comic book? And I'm not sure I'd have watched it if I'd have known RDJ appeared at the end of it, but luckily I know how to turn off a DVD before it's actually ended. Anyway. An improvement on the earlier one and ultimately decent. 5/10.

The Green Mile - As suggested by everybody and their mothers (literally), again after having the disc for so long that LoveFilm that Lovefilm held Buffy hostage. Anyway, it stars Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan (may he RIP) and Peter Sadler.

I enjoyed it, considering! I liked it a lot more than I did the Shawshank Redemption. Even though it was strange. And involved a lot more talk of pee than I'm used to seeing in a film. The acting was brilliant! And strange fun fact, William Sadler played a character called "Wild Bill" Overbeck in a Disney film called RocketMan 2 years before The Green Mile came out, and The Green Mile had a character called Wild Bill played by Sam Rockwell.

The Secret Life of Bees - I watched this for two reasons:
1) I saw the trailer at the beginning of another film and thought it looked good,
2) Because Paul Bettany was in it, so I added it to the Paul Bettany Catalogue

I didn't even make it to the 40 minute mark. The trailer really misrepresented what the film was about, which suggested a girl's troubled relationship with her father, so the house keeper takes her to learn more about her mother, who wasn't there. The film is actually about a girl (Dakota Fanning) whose mother "died" and runs away with the help of the house keeper to escape her abusive father (Paul Bettany) and goes to live with beekeepers. All taking place in the 1960s America. With Paul Bettany's awful sounding southern accent. Not the point, I know, but I wish he'd stop taking parts where he's got to talk in an American accent, it doesn't sound right! At least in Firewall he's got an on-screen reason for it. Anyway. Not my type of film at all. Probably had one of those bittersweet endings where it's not the perfect ending, but at least the girl could be happy.

Tootsie - From the Classic Must See Challenge. I thought it was hilarious! And it'd actually be a good piece to analyse from a feminist and sexuality dynamic angle, if essays on movies is your thing. And I think Mrs Doubtfire owes a lot to that film, and in turn Tootsie owes a lot to Some Like It Hot. I recommend it, 10/10.

Men in Black 3 - Because I was always going to get around to seeing it. I was surprised! I know everyone raved for it when it came out but I didn't really think it was going to be that good, and it was! I remember the second film and how rubbish it was, I remember how it felt like a sequel for a sequel's sake. This third one was so much better, you can practically ignore a second one was ever done! Just fill in the gap between the ending of the first and the beginning of the 3rd with your own ideas. I mean, ok, there was a bit right at the end that made me cry, but ignoring that, it was easily the best of all 3. And it gets points for Surprise!Emma Thompson and Alice Eve. 10/10
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Alexandra
16 October 2013 @ 01:59 pm
Laura Delaney
1985 - 2005
Because you'll never be just a memory.



This day is still as hard to face as it ever was, and to add insult to injury I also have a bad case of the flu with a chest infection on top.

I had a poem for this entry, I wrote it about a month ago, but I can't face getting it to C+P up.

I was hoping to spend the day sorting through photos, as a sort of therapuetic way to deal with today, but I don't want to be coughing and spluttering all over them.
 
 
Alexandra
So, James McAvoy, Cumberbatch, Gatiss, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, James Cordon, Dominic Cooper, Catherine Tate and Alexander's mate from Horrible Histories are in Starter for 10.

I just don't know where to start anymore! There's no real start or circle, they've all been in something with each other or in something with someone who have been in something with one of the others. James Cordon and Dominic Cooper were in The History Boys together. James McAvoy and Cumberbatch were in Atonement together. Cumberbatch and Gatiss go without saying. Gatiss was in an episode of Horrible Histories, and according to IMDB, i've just read that Alexander's Mate from Horrible Histories (the Iskanderun sketch) was in Fortysomething! Which Cumberbatch, and Hugh Laurie, were both in.

And as we go away from those people, Gatiss was in a bunch of things with Lee Ingleby, who played Hollom in Master and Commander with Paul Bettany, who was in Creation with Cumberbatch, then we go to Rebecca Hall who was also in Parade's End with Cumberbatch and Roger Allam, and he opens a whole new world which eventually takes us to doctor who, which gets us to Catherine Tate.

These people are endless and circular in a way that has no pattern! These people are clearly talented, but it's obvious, even if I hadn't have learnt this in media, that if you go for a part with someone you've already worked with, you have a higher chance of getting the part. And that's if you haven't already been in mind for the part by the director/writer/head of casting.

On on hand, I'm glad I'm not an actor. I can't imagine keeping in contact with that many people and having that many contacts in my hypothetical phone. Imagine the increased chances to pocket phone someone!
 
 
I am feeling: amusedamused
 
 
Alexandra
06 September 2013 @ 07:47 pm
The Last King of Scotland - For the James McAvoy cataloguing. First off, never confuse this film with The Flying Scotsman. Yes, there's a Scottish actor in both, yes, both titles reference people of Scotland. That's where the similarities end. It's obvious why it's highly thought of. Brilliant acting, well directed, deep topic done well. Not my kind of film, though. And one question: Was the naked bit Really necessary!?

Hop - Just for Hugh Laurie's voice acting skills. I wouldn't normally touch a film with Russell Brand in, but Hugh Laurie cancelled him out. It also stars James Marsden and Kaley Cuoco, and it's a film based on Easter. It's bit Flushed Away meets The Santa Clause, except the rabbit is a lot more annoying than Sid (the street rat voiced by Shane RIchie). It lost me at The Hoff and the Xfactor bits, but I powered through for the Hugh Laurie cataloguing. 3/10

Taken - It stars Liam Neeson. I'm not a big fan of his, but I liked him in this. I don't get all the negative reviews! It's a pretty good watch, though it is quite grim with all the ruthless violence. Which fits the circumstances, so that's alright, relatively speaking. Bonus points for surprise!Holly Valance, but one question: What about the other girl's family!?

Dogma - As suggested by Ash. So many jokes, quotes and references that I've seen on LJ over the past 10 years all of a sudden make sense to me. Only film I've liked with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in, especially Matt Damon. Alan Rickman is brilliant in it. It's a good but bizarre film, definitely worth a watch.

Funny Face - For the Classic Challenge. It didn't even last until the 40 minute mark. I got to just on half an hour and turned it off. I am not cut out for these cutesy Hepburn type movies. Just, no.

Summer Holiday. - In the name of rewatching a childhood classic. What can I say about a film that's a musical starring Cliff Richard? Well, as you can imagine, it's sexist, but that was the 60s, wasn't it? It's worth a watch if you're a musical fan, I think. There's nothing really special about the story, i'm not sure why I liked it as much as I did back then, because it's just about a bunch of people joining up and going from place A to place B, whilst stuff goes on in between with musical narrative. But yay for Mrs Hudson!

Little Children - Watched for the sake of Jennifer Connolly. Well, I say watched, I had to turn it off before the 40 minute mark. Basically, the stereotype of suburban mothers, which Kate Winslet's character doesn't seem to get onwith, perve on the Stay At Home Dad, the husband of Jennifer Connoly's character, as they all take their kids to the same park. Kate Winslet's character is the only one who strikes up enough courage to actually talk to him, and then to play with the Surban Mothers' Hiveminds, kisses him. Meanwhile, there's a paedophile in the area. Thankfully the Suburban Mothers already bored me and wound me up way before anything else happened.

Room on the Broom - A kid's animated film starring Gillian Anderson and Martin Clunes, and narrated by Simon Pegg. It was lovely! It's about half an hour long, narrated in poem form, sort of in the same style of Henny Penny, and The Very Hungry Catarpillar. I don't care I'm not the target audience, it was sweet! I highly recommend it to kids of all ages!

It's A Boy Girl Thing - I watched it properly until the 40 Minute Mark, and then I fast forwarded and skipped through the rest. Who recommended it to me!? Good acting, but I've seen the trope filled out better. Bonus Points for Sharon Osbourne, Sid from CSI, and "That singing one from off Just My Luck".

Gypo - Just for Paul McGann. I think LoveFilm need to work on their movie descriptions because nothing in their brief summary does it mention how awful and downright psycopathic McGann's character is. I only went into this film as prepared as I did because a McGann Clann member warned me. What I saw was an abusive character who treated his wife like crap, the eldest daughter kept having to look after the baby I'm assuming the wife/mother wasn't "planning for". I knew it was going to get worse from there, but you'd not expect it form the 15 rating! I actually stopped watching because it was wierdly filmed like a badly performed play, with a lot of botched lines and dodgy acting. Points for surprise!Mrs Doyle from Father Ted, though.

The Hunger Games - Where The Tournament (starring Robert Carlyle) meets Battle Royale, and throws them in a Pre-revolutioned Russian-esque America and then the future from The Demolition Man. Now I suddenly understand a lot of the gifs from Tumblr and jokes in the Yogscast video. As for the film, it was pretty good, but I don't get the big fuss. Acting was good, but Battle Royale did the idea better.

The Wildest Dream - A documentary about a mountain climber called Conrad Anker following in the footsteps of George Mallory. The first bit, about Mallory's climb and Conrad Anker finding his body on a search for him, was good, but it started going down hill (no pun intended) when it was more about Conrad Anker himself and his family's dealing with his planned expedition, and not just about the retrace and how it compared to Mallory's expedition which I thought it was going to be. Actually, LoveFilm described this as a visually re-enacted movie, so I was expecting a Shackleton kind of movie, rather than a documentary. So. Yeah. 3/10.

Quartet - Starring every old actor you can ever think of (not literally, but four of the biggies). Good film, great characters. A bit like Sister Act but with grumpy british old age pensioners, rather than american Nuns. It's a touching story and it's a good pace. Definitely worth a watch. Randomly, there's a guy in it who looks quite like Roger Allam who isn't Roger Allam, and tangentially speaking, Maggie Smith would make a brilliant Mummy Holmes.

Infamous - For the sake of Toby Jones. It also stars Sandra Bullock and quite a few other notable faces. It's based on the sort of true story of Truman Capote, as he researched a murder for his book "In cold blood", as written in another book by another author. Toby Jones is... Well, I didn't like the film, not my kind of thing, but he was quite memborable! Like, wow O_O.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - What can I say about a film that has a title like that? It's pretty self explanatory. It stars Kristin Scott-Thomas, Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt, and they embark on a project to introduce salmon fishing in the yemen on request of a Sheikh, and it's surprisingly good! Bonus points for scottish!Ewan, cos that hardly ever happens.

The Evil Dead - As recommended by Many, many people. I don't know what to say about it, really! Technically speaking, it's amazing when you consider their budget and prior experience. Plot wise, it's alright! It's good! But it's one of those films I think you have to go in already knowing all about it to stick with it. It's too bizarre and too low budget otherwise. I think the most I liked about it was picking out references that other films have made to it, especially Shaun of the Dead. It's a cult classic, and I can see why.

Django Unchained - On the suggestion of Lucy. It was a surprisingly good watch, it was better than what I was expecting, but I did get bored somewhere around the hour and the half mark. Quite gory, which doesn't surprise me or bother me, really, normally, but I did wonder at some points whether it was really all that necessary. Not really sure it was worth the hype that surrounded it, but it was a good film.

Elysium - Technically not a LoveFilm film, but I just saw it at the cinema and I was pleasently surprised! Matt Damon surprised me again. The whole cast was good. The plot was a bit like Shrek meets Johnny Nmenonic, which you'll understand if you've seen this film as well as those two. The gore was quite vibrant, and I had to look away at some points, but I've definitely seen worse. Django mentioned above, for example. Worth a watch if you're into dystopian future films or Matt Damon.
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I am feeling: amusedamused
 
 
Alexandra
07 August 2013 @ 02:59 pm
Day #7 - Least Favourite Female Character

Mariette. Which sucks, because that's my favourite episode (and it's where my icon's from!). I should probably dislike Maria more, because there's actual real reasons to dislike her. With Mariette, she's not really done any harm to Horatio and even when she isn't forthcoming in useful information to help him, it's not unreasonable of her because she's just trying to defend her village.

But, no, Mariette.

And whilst I'm here, does anyone have any film suggestions for Lovefilm? My list is running a bit slow. Not shows, cos I've got a backlog of them I'm working my way through. Just films.
 
 
Alexandra
06 August 2013 @ 06:24 pm
Day #6 - Favourite Rivalry

Sawyer.

Partly because it's so much more than two characters against each other, it's Horatio against the idea of a war hero and all who ignore the bigger picture to uphold the image. And also partly because I think here you get to see Horatio actually losing against the bad guy.

Up until Mutiny/Retribution, Horatio has always worked to get everyone out of the trouble they've ended up in. If he can't do it himself, he plans, he considers and he gets other people working to their strength to work together, and they end up better off than what they would have been if they hadn't have done anything at all.

But with Sawyer, he's got a job to do, he's looking out for his men, but he isn't winning against Sawyer, he's just surviving. He has no upper hand, no real advantage, just maybe a half-arsed alley on his side who buys him sometime until things come to a head. Sawyer is dangerous because he keeps his image of an established man well thought of whilst losing his mind.

He's not like Hornblower's other so called Rivals, he's an in-depth character who has lasting power beyond his means.
 
 
I am feeling: tiredtired
 
 
Alexandra
05 August 2013 @ 11:28 pm
Day #5 - Favourite Romance

Archie/Horatio. Yes, really!

I don't care what anyone says, Archie/Horatio Was CANON. Honestly, I have one million and ONE reasons why their relationship was romantic, (ONE MILLION AND ONE!) but unfortunately for the both of us, I don't have time to list them all.

So, here's the music video that says it all for me, instead. Incidentally, this is the music video that introduced me to Rascal Flatts...

Warning for spoilers, and also this video might make you cry:

 
 
I am feeling: tiredtired
I can hear: BBCRadio 2
 
 
Alexandra
04 August 2013 @ 02:36 pm
Day #4 - Favourite Male Character

I'm not going to go with the obvious, because the obvious is Hornblower. Who I do really, really like and the show wouldn't be the same without him. Because he is the Robin Hood of his merry band of common sailors!

So, I'm not going to say him. Instead, I'm going to say my If-Hornblower-Wasn't-In-This-Show favourite: Styles.

Yes. Styles and his big giant Monkey grin.

For these three reasons:
1) He goes out of his way to show that he respects Hornblower after not respecting him, and the rest (bar Matthews, who knows when to follow orders already) follow suit.
2) He has some of the best lines of the show, and when he's not speaking, he makes these responsive faces
3) The Chicken.

I know, ok? That's the most stupidest reason to make him my favourite character, but honestly, that's a chicken they're going to be eating at some point. That's a chicken that he's just saved from being eaten by the french soldiers, because that's an English chicken for the English soldiers.

And YET, he is cradling that chicken as if it's the most important posession on the whole damn ship. And it might just be, but it doesn't have to be alive for it to be so. He doesn't have to cradle it. He could go all Johnny Dominance on everyone's arses and kill the chicken and eat it for himself, just to spite the French, but he doesn't.

He just holds it safely, away from being eaten from french people. Safe from being eaten for another day.

And yes, he is quite a pratt in the last two episodes, so much so I don't really like him in those two episodes, but I put it down for him acting out due to the difficult situation. It's not like before where when his rivalry was a rivalry against him and the rest of Hornblower's crew, this was him on his own because everyone's got different job descriptions, and they can't intervene or watch out for him to keep him from doing anything stupid anymore, because they have different things that keep him busy.

At least he warms up to Bush!

He's a complex character, when you think about it. And he looks a bit like a monkey...
 
 
I can hear: Lenny Kravits ~ Fly Away
 
 
Alexandra
03 August 2013 @ 02:21 pm
Day #3 - Favourite Female Character

Come on, it's got to be Kitty Cobham/The Duchess, hasn't it? She's all around awesome!

She hides the dispatches in her knickers, she argues with Pellew and still Pellew seems fond of her, she makes friends with Hornblower after making him all flustered, she provides them all with fruit when they're probably developing scurvy in the prison, she basically saves Archie's life by getting Horatio in good favours with the Spaniard and helping him to help get Archie better, she saves ALL of their lives, possibly by prostituting herself (I'm not quite sure what happens there, really). So what if she lies? She only does it to save her own skin and it's completely without malice.

She talks plainly and straight forwardly, which is quite modern and probably against a lot of established etiquette in them days.

And she does it all whilst demanding the highest respect from people. Apart from maybe the implied prostitution bit, which she did because it was the only way to ensure her own and everyone else's safety. But that in turn demands respect, because she's doing what she can to get herself safely home.

So. Yeah. Kitty!
 
 
I am feeling: amusedamused
I can hear: BBC 6Music
 
 
Alexandra
02 August 2013 @ 02:03 pm
Day #2 - The Moment That Made You Fall in Love With This Show

"You're not worth the powder"

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It'd be easy for me to say I loved this show from the off, but I can't. I didn't see it from the very beginning of the first episode the first time I saw it, I missed the first half of it or something near that, and even though I got into it quickly enough, it remained in the "Well this is good, I'm interested in how this turns out, but it's only on whilst I'm doing this (eating dinner) and I might never see it again" section of interest, up until that scene.

That scene just hit me. I was in love with Horatio, Pellew, Mr Bowles, Styles, just everyone bar Simpson really, at that point. It was everything you want from a show: A good mixture of realistic characters, a sense of adventure, balanced justice, and a hero with curly hair.

... and the white fluffy shirt helped as well, I suppose... *_*
 
 
I am feeling: amusedamused
I can hear: Meatloaf ~ Dead Ringer For Love
 
 
Alexandra
01 August 2013 @ 06:42 pm
Writing directly on to LJ because LJ is too broke to import my entries right now. It's been glitching for about a month, but my entries always got crossposted in the end, after many retries.

But the latest problem is that even though the latest entry says it's successfully crossposted, even generated an LJ url for it, the entry isn't there.

And it's happening to most people trying to crosspost, and it started a month ago, but LJ don't seem in any hurry to fix it.

So if I'm MIA for a few weeks, it's because my DW posts can't get through.

And if you have a DW account, add me there.
If you don't have a DW account, get one! This place is going further and further down hill.
 
 
I am feeling: tiredtired
 
 
Alexandra
28 July 2013 @ 02:09 am
Stripey said I should tell him a scary story. So I did:

Once upon a time there was a clock which counted down to the end.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1...

The end
 
 
Alexandra
13 July 2013 @ 09:32 pm
So I nabbed a Fill In Survey from Tumblr, and, er...

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Filled it in!

But I wasn't sure how I was meant to fill it in. People design these things and then don't give any instructions! So I decided I'd fill it in with paint stick drawings, my speciality!

Feel free to guess what my answers are. And the link above takes you to the empty one on my photobucket in case anyone wants to fill it out themselves.
 
 
I am feeling: boredbored
I can hear: 10cc - The Things We Do For Love | Powered by Last.fm
 
 
Alexandra
11 July 2013 @ 09:54 pm
I don’t normally do things like this, but my friend Lucy is doing a sponsored Sky Dive on Monday in honour of her Mum, who she lost earlier this year to complications of lung cancer.

She’s one of my best friends and she’s been so strong to deal with her loss, and to go through all that and then skydive to give back to the foundation that helped prolong her Mum’s life just that bit extra, it’s inspiring. And with extra funding, they might be able to end this horrible disease sooner rather than later.

Please, if you have a bit of money spare, it would mean a lot to Lucy, and also to myself, if you could add to the pot. Lucy’s Mum was a wonderful woman, all spirit and go, and it’s awful that she left this world so soon.

With just a bit of money, who knows what new medication and treatments, or maybe even a cure, could be found.

http://www.justgiving.com/Lucy-Norris3/?utm_source=Sharethis&utm_medium=fundraisingpage&utm_content=Lucy-Norris3&utm_campaign=pfp-email
 
 
Alexandra
11 July 2013 @ 08:18 pm
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I have flu vision! And my throat feels like it's about to go. Which is not good because you've burnt all the shade, the food, the rum! I'm meant to be going out with Lucy tomorrow, (which reminds me, I need to gather up her birthday presents and wrap them) and then seeing the play on Monday. Which I'm stressing out enough over because, now, to add to all the other complications of timings and getting there and the whole "oh god people from Range" stuff, the tickets haven't arrived yet.

/O\

This play is going to give me a breakdown, and I'm only a member of the audience. I coped with being in plays better than this. When I was in the GS.

Yesterday, my hip was swollen and my back was hurting, and my hip's still swollen today, but there was a genuine concern that I'd have to cancel tomorrow because of it, and now i'm having to stave off some manky summer cold flu thing for four days! D:

I did it for Scotland, so hopefully with enough tea and paracetamol, I'll be able to do again for this play.

Right? Right.

In other news, I've had some whacky dreams this week, but I'll save them for a flocked post. I've not written anything for anything, even ~The Other Place~ is a ghost town. I had to call up to see about the MRI, because I should have heard about the left knee by now, but the xray people haven't got the referral through, and when I called up Knee Guy's secretary, I had to explain it All again, and she said she'd have to talk about it to see if that's what Mr Knee Guy wants, but I told her about how he was stood right there when I called last time, and he said yes, he needs both knees MRI'd.

So now i'm going to have to have TWO MRIs.

The good news is, I am definitely 100% metal free in my back. The bad news is, I still don't like loud noises. So on one hand, I'm glad I won't have to be in there for an hour, but on the other, I have to go through it twice.

So. Now I'm bored and I'm going to see about tea. Yes, even in this hot weather.
 
 
I am feeling: anxiousanxious
I can hear: Craig Charles on BBC Radio 2