agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
Today, I thought there should be a website like, but for all the good moments, with entries such as:

Today, I discovered that, while Maltesers float on a thick milkshake, Minstrels sink. LML.

Today, my housemate was rather premature in straining the water from the boiled potatoes. They were far too hard to mash, a fact we only discovered after adding the milk and marge. We then proceeded to boil them in milk and produced something entirely and surprisingly edible, which we called hashed potatoes. LML.

I really do love my life at the moment. Things are fun, if surprisingly busy. I only discovered that I got recced at [ profile] calufrax from a review that mentioned it so thank you for the rec, [ profile] livii! :D

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, [ profile] hhertzof!
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
It's snowing again. Much heavier than it was yesterday.

It's beautiful. Feathery and large and light. And it tastes wonderful.

And I'm dripping snowmelt all over the table and that's cold down the back of my neck!

02:34 am: Dan and I just went for a walk, just around the block. So, so lovely. So quiet. The crunching of the powdery snow under my feet almost feels like I'm destroying something, but I do love to walk in new snow. We looked back at our footprints: his were straight, one in front of the other but mine wandered all over the place with my feet pointing in different directions to each other.

You could see the shadows of the falling snow in the light from the street lamps on the snow laying at least an inch thick on the ground. There was quiet and beauty and everything looked almost otherworldly with all the imperfections covered. It really was one of those moments, a lot of moments, to just...inhale, if that's the word I'm looking for.

I think in words, in pictures with captions. I translate to myself, from experience to description. But I was quiet and...there was just the feeling; the delight, the wonder, that just existed, on its own, without connotations, and could not be, still cannot be, adequately described.

We went on the roundabout, because I've always wanted to walk on a roundabout; it's just one of those places that everyone passes and no-one stops at. I tipped my head back and looked up at the sky and the flakes were getting fatter again, whispering as they landed on my shoulders, and there were more and more coming, endless, appearing from nowhere and falling from a grey-orange sky.

I did the same as we reached home again. And just like on the roundabout, I felt I might fall backwards, because there was no ground, no balance, just the dizzying eternity of snowflakes in the sky.

It's inconceivable to think that those snowflakes are all different. My mind simply cannot visualise it; it's like large numbers, just a fact, words that cannot truly be understood. A whole new level of beauty that was quite invisible, but what we could see was quite quite enough. (I think they do all taste different though.)

Enough were falling that, when we walked back along our road, our footprints heading the other way were merely shadows.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
I have written more in the past few days than in several months before that. [ profile] fandom_stocking is wonderful, even without a stocking of my own, in that I get that and the pleasure of giving and lovely comments on the fic I managed to finish and post, even from those that it wasn't written for. LOVE YOU ALL.

The recent mod announcement on [ profile] sarahjane_fic has also made me rather squeeful. Finally, I can go back and read the posts without fear of seeing that icon! :D

Jodi: 'You're so high on life. You're always so happy.' This is probably true; I think I'm very lucky. Certainly the way I'm feeling now; I am currently bouncing along happily to Queen.

:D :D :D Anjilah thought me bouncing about all over the place earlier was a symptom of not sleeping properly; Jen assured her that was indeed my normal reaction to receiving wonderful comments.

:D Almost all the house is here, 'Flash' by Queen has just come up, The Romans is hopefully in my near viewing and endorphins like whoa.

And no, I do not think I am high on sugar. The last thing I had to eat was at midday, nearly eight hours ago, even if it was melty warm chocolate cake with chocolate fudge ice cream. (Jodi and I were watching the first two episodes of Merlin).

*jazz hands* And possibly this is the most unconditionally happy post I've ever made. I wish I could capture this feeling and come back to it, give it out to all my friends when they were sad.

And I'm sorry, no 11 wank or LJ woes are allowed to puncture happy babble/bubble yet.


Jan. 7th, 2009 02:46 am
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
He is currently deceased.

I love science fiction and fantasy.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Default)
The Evil Overlord List

So, how many of these has the Master ignored over the years?

Certainly number 34.

Also no 35 but I like to think that those goatee-wearing days were the old days.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Vicki hug)

*falls about laughing* Best advert for Doctor Who ever?

And that last clip just fits in so well with what I was thinking!

Yes, yes, *grumble* *goes back to coursework*
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (Even the TARDIS fails to translate Frenc)
Doctor Who Love Meme

Because we do love the show and it's good to be reminded of a few million reasons why.

Also I spent the last three and a bit hours on this, because of deciding to check my flist once more before sleep. And it's now twenty to seven in the morning and I still haven't slept. So the least I can do is link to it.
agapi42: Livia from I, Claudius (OTP of snark!)
Having watched Time Crash three times now, my reaction has not yet progressed beyond *SQUEEEEEEEetc*

My mum warned me that it would probably be rubbish, but as I said, I absolutely love multi-Doctor stories and will adore anything that qualifies. Plot is secondary.


And yes, the icon is of the wrong two, but still rather appropriate!

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