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Location Hornchurch, Essex, United Kingdom
Introduction I was born in 1985, have been crocheting since 1995-ish, but I still suck! Have lots to learn, and lots to teach...
Interests art, music, good films, lord of the rings, Christian Bale, Robert Downey Jr, Ed Norton, crochet, scrapbooking, singing, painting, drawing, anime, manga, comics- esp marvel, People-watching, drawing, poetry, writing things (does not include essays), photoshop playing, browsing odd websites, watching decent films, reading good books, hanging out with my mates, being a veggie, shouting animal rights related slogans at people, drinking copious amounts of lager, bourbon and whisky, drinking the best cocktails in the world: mojitos and dark'n'stormys, tattoos, piercings, bondage, fetishwear, glitter, marabou, basques and waspies, burlesque, kavadi, scarification, prancing, horsies, walking the dogs, drinking, lagers, ales, bourbon, whisky, MOJITOS!, anime, bosozoku, manga, sparkly fings, wool, cooking, eating, lemon meringue pie, Yoshitaka Amano, cushions, silk, embarrassing my vanilla friends by taking them in Ann Summers or actual decent sex shops like Harmony, heading squashed-up paper across the room, buying china-goods, nutella, breads, walking, adventures, bargain hunting, supporting Wasps and West Ham, singing along loudly and with utmost conviction to anything and everything- and I mean LOUDLY.
Favorite Movies LOTR: FOTR, TT and ROTK, Akira, Urotsukidoji, Crybaby, Equilibrium, Underworld, Warrior King, Romper Stomper, Scum, Aladdin, Little Mermaid, From Hell, Se7en, Snatch, Lock; Stock, Fight Club, Trainspotting, Life of Brian, Fifth Element, Equilibrium, Ong Bak, American History X, Gladiator, 300, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Green Mile, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Brassed Off, Nightmare Before Christmas, Walk the Line, True Romance, The Machinist, Sin City, This is England... lots more... My favourite actors include: Sean Bean, Harold Perrineau, Karl Urban, Bernard Hill, Tommy Flanagan, Tony Curran, Johnny Depp, Ed Norton, Bradd Pitt, Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, David Wenham, Josh Holloway, Joshua Duhamel, Hugo Weaving, Hugh Jackman, Kate Beckinsale, Richard Roxburgh, Christian Slater, Gary Oldman, Christopher Walken, Samuel L Jackson, Dame Judi Dench... there are lots of good actors out there... when I think of more, I'll list them!
Favorite Music Punk, ska, oi, dub, bit of dance/r&b/gabba/trance. Examples: Sublime, Dropkick Murphys, MC Lars, Lightyear, Alkaline Trio, RX Bandits, the Filaments, the Big, Dillinja, Satori, Darude, Flogging Molly, Scratch Perverts, Mad Capsule Markets, Queen, Buck 65, Johnny Cash, Abdominal, Roots Manuva, Desmond Dekker, Streetlight Manifesto, Foreign Beggars, DJ Format, lots more- have a very varied taste!
Favorite Books Lord of the Rings, all of the Discworld series (I own them all!) especially Night Watch and Thud!, all of Neil Gaiman's books, The Sandman, Sin City, quite a lot of Robert Rankin, The Bell Jar, Gormenghast, Pablo Neruda poetry, Ted Hughes poetry, Seamus Heaney poetry, Dylan Thomas poetry, Lenore, JTHM, Gloom Cookie, Squee, Monsters in my Tummy, Something at the Window Scratching, Cat with the Really Big Head, Flowers for Algernon, I Am Legend (although it confused me), The Redneck Manifesto, Le Deuxième Sexe (but I can't read it all in French!), manga versions of my favourite animes, manga generally...

The first time you had your shoes taken off - how surprised were you to see that you still had toes?

I wasn't. I preferred to be shoeless as a child, and I still do today. Of course, I am a woman, so I do love shoes- but bare feet are comfier!