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03 November 2020 @ 04:32 pm
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Yep. My journal is Friends Only, which, I know, kind of defeats the purpose of an on line journal. But hey, look what a pretty banner I've got. And did you notice they've switched their shorts? I wonder how that happened... what do you think?

Okay, not Friends Only. ^^ All fandom content is pretty much unlocked, general whining and personal stuff that is locked. But if you want to be added, just leave a comment. :)
 
 
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I've been wanting to do one of these since birdsofshore and firethesound made theirs. And then gracerene did the Snowflake challenge and challenged people to make them; I went ahead and made mine, too. I blame them.

Likes, dislikes and everything in between. I warn you, I went MAD. Seriously. I'm ridiculous. ^^

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So. *scuffs feet* How are you today, you dear and tormented livejournal friend? Did someone make a post filled with endless babbling and contradictions? I'm sorry! <3
 
 
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16 January 2017 @ 03:57 pm
Just a bit late, I admit, but better late than never.

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For the 2015 Masterlists you can go here and for only Harry/Draco please check vaysh's Harry/Draco Fests in 2017.

And of course, for all current fests potterfests is the place to go.

I've removed the fests that didn't run last year. And I probably missed a couple that did take place, please do let me know and link me! :)
 
 
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10 January 2017 @ 10:21 am
I think I'm doing this in pairs. :D But hey, still doing it! I feel very accomplished. I think this 10 days of the Snowflake Challenge alone I've posted more than in a whole month any given time. Sorry? ^^

Moving on. . .

Day 9
Send feedback to two fannish people — they can be anyone you want: a writer who’s made you happy, a moderator of your favorite exchange (not us!), a fanartist you avidly follow… There are so many possibilities. Just let someone know you appreciate their work.


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Day 10
In your own space, share your love for a trope, cliché, kink, motif, or theme. (More than one is okay, too.) Tell us about it, tell us why you love it, give us some examples and recs. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


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09 January 2017 @ 08:23 am

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Day 8
In your own space, make a list of at least 3 things that you like about yourself. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


Ah, this was a very hard one, and I'm sure it's supposed to be. :D

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07 January 2017 @ 09:46 am
Two days in one! These two days were hard. ^^

Day 6
In your own space, create a list of at least three fannish things you'd love to receive, something you've wanted but were afraid to ask for - a fannish wish-list of sorts. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your wish-list if you feel comfortable doing so. Maybe someone will grant a wish. Check out other people's posts. Maybe you will grant a wish. If any wishes are granted, we'd love it if you link them to this post.


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Day 7
In your own space, create a fanwork. Make a drabble, a ficlet, a podfic, or an icon, art or meta or a rec list. Arts and crafts. Draft a critical essay about a particular media. Put together a picspam or a fanmix. Write a review of a Broadway show, a movie, a concert, a poetry reading, a museum trip, a you-should-be-listening-to-this-band essay. Compose some limericks, haikus, free-form poetry, 5-word stories. Document a particular bit of real person canon. Take some pictures. Draw a stick-figure comic. Create something. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


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05 January 2017 @ 10:21 am
Yes! I knew the day to rec was coming and I was READY! :D

And so for my rec day at the Snowflake Challenge I'm catching up with [info]daily_deviant's Kinky Kristmas! Four recs including: Harry/Teddy, Harry/Hermione, Draco/Ron & one Teddy/James art! :)

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04 January 2017 @ 05:27 pm


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Feels a bit odd posting so often, very challenging for me. It's funny because I'm clearly very nearly always around. At least I get to use all these icons, eh? ^^
 
 
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03 January 2017 @ 08:44 am
I was going to wait and post two days in one (I'm really not used to post daily!), but I figured, it should at least try to make this challenge as it's supposed to do. :)


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Day 2

In your own space, share a book/song/movie/tv show/fanwork/etc that changed your life. Something that impacted on your consciousness in a way that left its mark on your soul. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


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01 January 2017 @ 10:15 am
Happy New Year, most beloved Flist! I love you all so very much, I wish you the very best this year, and always! <3

I know a lot of people are backing up at DW. I'm capitu over there as well! And I actually went ahead and imported my_drarry_recs, which is really the content I want to keep safe. I need to get the hang of crossposting. Ugh, is it really worth the hassle? D: LJ kills me.

Onto something else now: I've always wanted to do the Sowflake Challenge. And this year my dearest friend tjs_whatnot volunteered to help run the challenge. I think it's a sign this year is the year! And therefor:



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Day 1

In your own space, post a rec for at least three fanworks that you have created. It can be your favorite fanworks that you've created, or fanworks you feel no one ever saw, or fanworks you say would define you as a creator. Leave a comment in this post saying you did it. Include a link to your post if you feel comfortable doing so.


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12 December 2016 @ 10:30 am
Recs from [info]daily_deviant's Kinky Kristmas! \o/

Oh my god, like, there's so much awesome stuff being posted over there, just go and click at random and guarantee it's going to fun, sexy and dirty. :D

But of course I can't help myself to rec some. :D Charlie/James, Neville/Draco, James/Sirius, Harry/Ron and Severus/Sirius (art!).

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In other news, I'm a bit behind on my reading. And by 'a bit' I mean a lot. ^^ December days should be longer, really! :D Still, so much awesome going on. \o/
 
 
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01 December 2016 @ 09:00 am
I'm back!

I mean, like, I was away? I don't think many of you noticed? I was away for like over a week? But never mind that, now I'm back and OMG December is here! \o/

This is the time of the year when I dig my Christmas icon and use my Christmas layout made with art by the ever lovely anemonen.

Isn't it the cutest? Draco with that pout and Harry in full Christmas mode!

So ready for all the things! Holiday season in fandom is the best, so many fests start posting today. SO EXCITING! Are you ready? I don't know if I'm ready, only I'm totally ready. Getting ready for this for a couple of months now!

yes to all!


And madness starts in... well, any second now. ;)
 
 
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21 November 2016 @ 09:00 am
hp_nextgen_fest finished posting and it was—well, you know, pretty damn brilliant. You still have time to catch up before reveals! They go up on November 28th!

For now, more recs! :)

Albus/Scorpius, Albus/Teddy, Teddy/James, James/Scorpius and a Ron, Lily Luna GenCollapse )

Also, hey, hey! Claiming is open at hp_goldenage's Salt and Pepper Fest! Do check it out, it's just such a fun and brilliant fest. Come on, try it! :D


And now in a totally unrelated note: I'm going on a little trip for a week. *looks sheepish* Leaving tomorrow, at 5M, actually, and coming back on the 30th just one day before hd_erised starts posting! <----- Can't wait for this!

I feel terrible at leaving and coming back with the fest nearly upon us, but best co-mods in the world gracerene & sassy_cissa are best co-mods in the world. Totally on top of things! So much, in fact, I'm afraid they wonder why they even need me. :D

So that's it from me, got to finish packing and other travel-related errands. See you in a few days! <3
 
 
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19 November 2016 @ 08:30 am
Dear gracerene,

Happy Birthday!!!! I hope you're having a fantastic day, darling!

I wanted to make something special for your birthday. Alas, I'm always full of good intentions, and again, I feel like I should apologise, but I hope this makes you laugh.

It's a Thank You note from Harry for having written your 50 Reasons to Have Sex. He's thankful, I swear!

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And though we can't see it, I'm sure there's a happy ending. ;)

...I mean, sorry! :D I do hope your day is wonderful. Thank you for being the amazing friend you are. Happy day. ♥
 
 
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18 November 2016 @ 10:00 am
I started my day in the best way:



What can I say, you guys. There's so much love in fandom. ♥ Thank you for being here.
 
 
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12 November 2016 @ 09:00 am
I've been wanting to make a rec post for a few days now, but it just didn't feel right. Still doesn't, you know?

But then I thought how all the artists and authors in fandom shared their stories and art with us and I wanted to celebrate that, and maybe keep fandom the positive and safe place that it's always been. <3

So, some hp_nextgen_fest Recs, including:
James/Teddy, Albus/Scorpius, James/Al and the Lovegood- Scamander Twins.Collapse )

Also, don't forget hp_goldenage is still taking prompts for the Salt and Pepper fest until November 14th. Please stop by by the prompting post and leave some fun inspiration for writers and artists. <3

And lastly, hd_fanart fest and interhouse_fest are also posting right now, and I need to catch up with them. I'm probably missing more fests posting and prompting and claiming right now. Do share your recs and links if you can. <3
 
 
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20 October 2016 @ 09:15 am
I meant to make myself some ~sexy Next Gen icons, but boy, sometimes finding the right image is hard. Also very distracting. Like, you're looking for a "Scorpius" and next thing you know you're in YouTube watching a puppy taking his first bubble bath. Seriously, how did that happen? :D

Anyway, so I decided to go with minimalist. Much easier to achieve. ^^

They didn't turn out all bad, I thought, so I ended up making all Next Gen characters icons. They are basically like this icon *points to icon* with different (and random) colour schemes. I figured I could share them in case someone, you know, wants them. :)

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Feel free to take one, or a few, or none, it's all good. ^^ If you want one in a specific colour, I can do that, let me know. :)
 
 
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19 October 2016 @ 03:28 pm
Today gracerene posted the the last instalment in her 50 Reasons to Have Sex Series (or here at AO3) and in a way it almost feels like the end of an era.

First off, I cannot believe how naughty she is! :D I think of Grace, super organised and efficient and she's written some of the dirtiest stuff ever. *glee* I remember back when Grace mentioned she had this idea for a series two years ago, and I offered, in case she needed an extra pair of eyes, to Alpha read for her. She took me on that offer and from then on it's been a journey.

I've pre-read 90/95% of the Reasons – she did manage to surprise me a couple of times when she wrote me a reason for my birthday and then again after I was sick – and I've loved being part of this.

I'm so proud of having been there to see her do this. I've seen her grow as a writer; trying different pairs, she's such a prolific and diverse writer. I've seen her challenge herself and write angsty stuff, funny stuff, epic stories, and always with a touch of absolute filth in the best ways.

I'm thrilled she ~finished this chapter in her writer life. There's the tiniest bit of bittersweetness, because I will miss the series and the regular posts with Reasons so damn much, but it's mostly pride and happiness because OH MY GOD, she gave us so much happy times with each post. I mean, there have been 50 Reasons to Have Sex posts!

Of course, I don't mean literally finished this chapter, because in case you missed it, she has a post up asking for people to prompt her a new reason or request to continue certain reasons. It's right over HERE. :D

gracerene, congratulations, lovely! Thank you for letting me part of this. I know it all started as fun, but the friendship all the Reasons gave us, is one of the greatest gifts. <3
 
 
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12 October 2016 @ 10:10 am
I've been meaning to make a rec post for ages. I have a bunch of stories I've been wanting to rec for, god, weeks, months, even. ^^ So I decided to sort of sort them out by character, because it's more fun if I give myself extra work, also so I can keep posting them. :D

So, I'm offering you some recs featuring one Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy, according to HPwikia (do we even know if wikia is that reliable? At any rate, I like the ring of it, so I'm totally headcanon-ing the Hyperion).

Recs, including Scorpius/Al, James/Scorpius, Teddy/Scorpius.Collapse )

I think I'm in dire need of a Scorpius icon. Must work on that. ^^
 
 
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03 October 2016 @ 09:00 am
Beta reading and Alpha reading for me is one of the most fulfilling things I can do.

When I alpha/beta read a story I give my everything. I try and do my best to make that story the best it can be. I love giving feedback to the author, help them in the parts they are having difficulty, give suggestions, even if those only serve for the author to realise they want to do something else, polish any little typo or mistake that went past the author, flail and get silly and excited in the parts I loved the most.

Beta reading takes time and effort, but in my experience 100% of the time the author is absolutely thrilled and thankful you're dedicating your time to work with them and help them.

Beta reading is a bit like being the magic behind the magic. And the end of the day, there are few things better than knowing you were there for someone when they needed, that you helped an author to work on something they can be proud and happy with, and often times it's the beginning a beautiful friendship.

hd_erised is asking for Beta Readers volunteers for the fest. If you have a moment, please consider signing up as a Beta. I know authors and artists alike will be very grateful if you can help them. :)




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28 September 2016 @ 07:30 am
Happy Birthday, birdsofshore!!

I really can't say how much I love her. :) She's given me so much, not just her loving friendship, which is the greatest treasure, but endless hours of enjoyment through her amazing writing.

Today is her birthday and I wanted to do something really especial to celebrate her. But you know, I'm kind of lame and I couldn't figure out what do to do. *sad face*

But then I thought of something! *happy face*

Which is going to embarrass her. *shameful face*

But we're all friends here, so figured it was OK. *is hopeful*

And since she's wonderful like that, she won't be too upset with me. *is REALLY hopeful*

So I present you some of the most mischievous, funny, unexpected and usually utterly sexy things she's put Harry and Draco through via quotes from some of her fics.

This took time and effort, and I had the most AMAZING time doing it. Oh my god, Birds, I was hours and hours at this – for a few days, too! The thing is, at times I had selected the quotes and it went: This OR This OR This OR This. So I had to seriously think which to pick in pretty much every case. :D Also had the hardest time picking a handful of stories. Then I said to myself, I can't do anything less than ten, then I said, okay, impossible less than 15, by the time I reached 20 I thought that was enough, but it was so, so hard.

I want to say I'm sorry, I want to, I wish I could say it and mean it, but I'm not sorry. I loved doing this and I hope you forgive me (she can be so shy, you guys!).

Happy Birthday, Birds! Here some of your quotes for you!

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I have to say, I am sorry I didn't actually do anything (though coding took a while lol), please consider this entry one big IOU for anything and everything you think you can ask me. I do love you though, and I hope it, um, comes through, through quoting your own work. I know, I'm a bit weird. ^^

Much love, Birds! ♥ ♥ ♥
 
 
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17 September 2016 @ 05:02 pm
You guys!

YOU GUYS!

I'm so hard trying not to go call CAPS LOCKY on you, but this deserves all the cap locks in the world. Like, if there's a good moment to use caps locks this is it!!1!!

Okay, breath capi, breath! ^^

You know Leviosa, right? Well, back before Grace went to it I asked her sort of joking sort of serious if she could please take a notebook or something and ask people to sing it so she could send it to me, because the truth is, if I would have had the chance to go, I would absolutely walked around with a notebook asking all the amazing people there so sign it and taking photos (speaking of that, you people did not take enough photos, for the next Con, I'm going to self-proclaimed the Colin Creevey of the event!) and basically make a nuisance of myself. So I asked her if it wasn't too much trouble, if she remembered, if she could and mostly if she wanted to, to do that for me. She, lovely, amazing Grace that she is, said yes.

Then after Leviosa she told me she had something for me and she was going to send it soon.

AND TODAY IT ARRIVED.

And ohmygod, it's a Harry Potter postcard colouring book and—!!!!—she got me some of those signatures I've been dreaming about. :D

And the things they wrote. ♥_♥

You have to believe me when I say, happy tears, so much happy tears reading those amazing, lovely messages they wrote for me, all the hugs and the heart drawings (There's a Snape as well!) and greetings and everything.

There were messages from zeitgeistic, akatnamedeaster, fantasyfiend09, alisanne, gracerene, sassy_cissa, vaysh, noeon, oceaxe, blithelybonny, amorette, dysonrules, femmequixotic, writcraft, khalulu, dicta_contrion, piratesmile331, otakuwench, oldenuf2nb, sesheta_66, cassie_black12 and oakstone730.

Thank you so much, all of you, for taking that moment from all the awesome time you were having to write something for me. You have no idea what this means to me. This little book now lives in my heart. Also in my collection, but you know, mostly in my heart. <3

And then, the cherry on top, I also received some HP stamps!!!! I've been coveting those since they came out thinking I'd never get a chance to have them and now they are here as well. \o/ Apparently there was a raffle and the lovely, generous winner gifted them to me. THANK YOU! *strokes stamps gently*

And of course I went and take pictures! Because, obviously, I had to. ^^

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I'm just over the moon.

Being part of fandom with all you, every single one of you out there, it's just the best thing in the world. This might sound silly, but sometimes when I'm going through a rough time in RL or at work or whatever coming here just fills me with so much positive energy, it gives me strength, knowing you're out there, knowing you're sharing your talent and love with me, and we're part of this crazy world together, it just makes everything better you know?

Just, all you, thank you for being out there. <33
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22 August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Because I'm ridiculous that way? ^^ But so many good things all around!

First off, last week hd_tropes finished posting and if you haven't checked the fest, head over there now! It's been a great round and there's still time to catch up before reveals on August 29th. Here's the anonymous masterlist for you to check all the goodies: H/D Tropes Anon Masterlist.

And Crossgen also finished posting on Saturday, and it was a blast! So many fics and pairings, there's something for everybody. :) I meant to make a rec post each week, but last week I skipped so yep, long rec post is long. ^^ (I'll add all the authors after reveals!)

From hp_crossgenfest:

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If you need to catch up with the fest here's Week 1, Week 2 & Week 3. :D
 
 
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16 August 2016 @ 10:00 am
Claiming is Open at the hp_nextgen_fest!

come join hp_nextgen_fest!

Art by 8c, Banner by capitu

*jumps* Yeah, I'm excited. :D
 
 
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08 August 2016 @ 09:37 am
Yesterday hd_erised assignments went sent and it was like:

fireworks bw


Well, I think the mods were very excited indeed! :D And hoping everybody was also excited about their assignments. :) I think it's going to be a GREAT round! *sighs happily*

If you're participating and you haven't done so, please don't forget to confirm your assignment! :) And please, please, please consider signing up as Pinch Hitter. ♥ ♥ ♥

And now onto equally important things, RECS! From the every provocative hp_crossgenfest:

Multi-ship recs including Remus/Harry, Molly/Seamus, Charlie/Teddy, Harry/Sirius and Draco/Al. YUM!Collapse )

So many amazing things in this fest! If you're not following, here's a link to the Weekly Roundup #1. Gorgeous stuff over there. Don't miss it! :)
 
 
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29 July 2016 @ 08:13 am

hd_erised is a Harry/Draco exchange fest
It's first come, first served, so be there to sign-up on July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST)
Rules and Guidelines | Pimping Banners
Art by mybutterflower | Banner by capitu




ETA: Wow. 1 hour and 40 min later, all writer spots are taken. :D

I guess artists are sleeping in but WE'RE WAITING FOR YOU, GUYS!!! ♥
 
 
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28 July 2016 @ 03:15 pm
Tomorrow! Tomorrow are hd_erised Sign-ups!

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And some helpful links: Last minute reminders, Rules & Guidelines, Sign-up forms. :D

ARE YOU READY? \o/
 
 
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14 July 2016 @ 10:02 am
I haven't updated in a several days, but it's been crazy busy over here. ^^

I'm around though! And very happy too my friends back from Leviosa and knowing you guys had such a brilliant time. :) Making new friends. *waves* HI! *jumps and goes all puppy on you* And generally making a nuisance of myself around here. ^^

Only I'm travelling this Saturday, actually, it's very early in the morning, so I need to be ready by tomorrow and I haven't done anything – until just now!

I took out my bag and [un]dusted it and started throwing stuff in. I have sunblock, moisturiser and flip flops already packed. \o/

No, I'm not going to a nudist beach. :D I'm just very slow at packing, and by "slow" I mean terrible.

I come back the 25th, that's only FOUR days before hd_erised Sign-ups open! Never a bad time to remind you H/D Erised Sign-ups Open July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST) :D

I hope to see you there. In the meantime, I'm going to do some packing.

 
 
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01 July 2016 @ 10:27 am

hd_erised is a Harry/Draco exchange fest
It's first come, first served, so be there to sign-up on July 29th (9AM EDT | 2PM BST)
Rules and Guidelines | Pimping Banners
Art by 8c | Banner by capitu



And look at those shinny new banners!!! I think they show everything Harry and Draco are. All three of them. *sighs happily*

ARE YOU READY? I'm so ready!!!!
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I was tagged to do this meme and now I think I'm the last to do it? But hey, better late than never I say.

Rules! lol Begin the next answer with the last letter of the previous answer. I think you have to start with your name or username? ^^

Name: Capitu
Animal: Unicorn
Girl's name: Natalia
Colour: Amber
Movie: Robocop
Something you wear: Panties
Drink: Soda
Food: Avocado roll
Item in the bathroom: Light bulb
Place: Bahamas
Reason to be late: SMUT (reading it, that is. :D Although sometimes – you know, I'm gonna stop while I'm ahead. :))

I won't tag because I'm not even sure who hasn't done. But if you haven't, DO IT! Please?

Also, since I'm posting, I wanted to show my brand new gloves! :D Actually, they aren't new, exactly. Back for Christmas saras_girl and dannyfranx send me an amazing little package and in it I found these lovely gloves made by Marie herself! :D I didn't have a chance to wear them just then, as December/January are summer months for me, but: Winter is Here. (HA!)

Look how pretty they are! :D

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RIGHT? ♥ ♥ ♥

And lastly, I'm so super excited about slythindor100 Last Drabble Writer Standing! \o/

I've been refreshing daily since sign-ups opened and celebrating and cheering each time a new name is added to the list.

Last year birdsofshore made me sign up, okay, encouraged me to sign up (I have to laugh at being voted off when for the first time ever I wrote smut LOL, but I lasted all 5 weeks!) and it was so much fun. If you guys are considering, GO FOR IT. It's brilliant being part of that, writing your drabbles and then the voting.

LDWS8

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Check the rules and consider it. Sign ups end June 29th. That's tomorrow, so hurry! :D
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