July 19th, 2017
glinda: sky pirates (stardust)
Music:: The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??
Mood:: 'calm' calm
July 18th, 2017
glinda: donna dancing (donna dance)
posted by [personal profile] glinda at 10:07pm on 18/07/2017 under ,
Mood:: 'enthralled' enthralled
Music:: Queen - Radio Gaga
July 17th, 2017
glinda: pushing daisies road trip (pd road trip)
Mood:: 'dorky' dorky
Music:: Suddenly Seymour - Ellen Greene & Rick Moranis
July 16th, 2017
glinda: Teal'c *indeed* (indeed)
posted by [personal profile] glinda at 10:21pm on 16/07/2017 under ,
Music:: The Planets: VI. Uranus, the Magician - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Mood:: 'childish' childish
July 15th, 2017
glinda: james dean (whistful)
Mood:: 'quietly amused' quietly amused
Music:: Johnny Cash - Hurt
paranoidangel: PA (PA)

For the past nearly-two weeks my life has been all about the tennis. And I could write loads about it here, but I won't, because I have a couple of other things to write about, and because most people probably don't want to know quite that much detail. But I am writing this while watching the wheelchair men's doubles final.

I've Never Seen Star Wars
Last week I worked out what I was doing for July, since I could fit it around the tennis, I just hadn't got around to posting it, for tennis reasons. I am re-learning French, using Duolingo and other apps. I did five years of it at school and I was generally not that great, I was in the bottom set (of two) for GCSE and then somehow I came out with an A and wanted to do more of it. So I did French for Scientists at uni, which was two hours a week for 25 weeks.

I know an awful lot of people use/have used Duolingo, but I also have Memrise and Lingvist on my iPod, that have been sitting there doing nothing. So I am using all three and at the end of the month I will report back.

Not Prime Time
I'm glad I didn't sign up for this, as it went live earlier this week and authors have been revealed and I haven't fitted in reading any of it in between. But I did write for it:
Leading Lady (1621 words) by paranoidangel
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Rating: General Audiences
Relationships: Beverly Crusher/William Riker
Characters: Beverly Crusher, William Riker, Deanna Troi
Additional Tags: Acting, Theatre, Kissing
Summary: Beverly is having regrets about playing the leading role opposite Will.

When browsing through the requests I came across the Riker/Crusher one and I didn't care much for it. But I read the prompt because I was curious and resistate made a great case for them deserving friends with benefits. So much so that I really wanted to write it. I was going to write it for a treat, but wasn't sure how to make me do it - but then it came up as a pinch hit right after assignments going out and I snapped it up. I really enjoyed writing these two so much that I want to write them again (along with all the other things I want to write, and Unconventional Courtship that I need to write after Wimbledon and the Para-athletics are over).

Mirrored from my blog.

July 14th, 2017
glinda: love makes you do the wacky (wacky!love)
Music:: Chasing Owls - Wedding Song
Mood:: 'hopeful' hopeful
July 13th, 2017
glinda: kaylee with rainbow parasol (kaylee rainbow)
Mood:: 'nostalgic' nostalgic
Music:: Elton John - All The Young Girls Love Alice
July 12th, 2017
glinda: welcome to chicago (chicago)
Music:: Meatloaf - I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do THAT)
Mood:: 'nostalgic' nostalgic
July 11th, 2017
glinda: Duck! (Death with a brolly!) (umbrella)
July 10th, 2017
glinda: text: you can't second-guess ineffability, I always say (good omens)
July 9th, 2017
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posted by [personal profile] nonelvis at 03:20pm on 09/07/2017 under ,
As with the novelettes, many of these are available for free online, so I've provided links where I can.

after the cut )
July 8th, 2017
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posted by [personal profile] nonelvis at 02:28pm on 08/07/2017 under ,
Several of these are available for free online, so I’ve provided links where I can.
reviews and rankings, after the cut )

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