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26 September
I'm in my late-twenties, multinational, and multilingual third culture kid. I'm a trained biologist, an ex-translator, and an equitation rider in withdrawal. I obsess and makes lists of everything. I also occasionally freak out and personify the massive blues of suck by Dodos of Doom.

I love reading most anything, I write occasionally, I cannot control the grabby hands in the face of fanmixes, and if my mind were more open it'd fall out.

I don't bite. In fact, I may fawn over comments, be supportive of projects with the pompoms of encouragement (i.e. *\o/*) and Google-fu, and discuss things till the wee hours. There will be hugs. My friends' list is my reading list and I don't lock my entries, so do what you will with the friend button.

I have a science stick, my metaphors are crack, I occasionally write posts using icons, post photos and did (and won!) NaNoWriMo 2009, NaNoWriMo 2010 and NaNoWriMo 2011

sickle_stories - I write stories and make fanmixes (occasionally).
sickle_icons - I do icons (rarely).
amboseli - I did field research in Kenya (not abandoned, I swear!)
On Tumblr - Because I get a dashboard.
I am currently active in, or at least lurk in: The Avengers, Thor, Supernatural, Doctor Who, Misfits, The Daily Show, Sherlock, True Blood, Teen Wolf.

Shows whose 2012-2013 Seasons I'm watching in real time: Supernatural, Doctor Who, The Daily Show, True Blood, Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Game of Thrones, Once Upon a Time, Teen Wolf.

Additionally, I can also squee over: Mad Dogs, Human Target, House, Lost, Dollhouse, Heroes, Watchmen, The Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Life on Mars (UK), Whose Line is it Anyway?, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, CSI: Las Vegas, Bones, Ashes to Ashes, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Torchwood, Firefly, Queer as Folk (US), etc.

As for books, Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, Caitlin Kiernan (greygirlbeast), Terry Pratchett and Diane Schoemperlen can write grocery lists and I will read them.

Podcasts I listen to regularly: Monster Talk, Winchester Radio, Machine of Death, Kevin and Ursula Eat Cheap, I Hate/Love Remakes, Mitch Benn, wptjeh and made_of_fail_pc.

Communities not on my friends list that I regularly check: metaquotes, wtf_nature, wtf_humans, wtf_sexism.

About Me
Obsessive Crushes
Voice Crushes
Third Cultureness: Essay 1, Essay 2, Picspam and Quotes

The Lists of Lists:
Books to Read: [Pending]
Fanfics Loved (previous list)
Movies to Watch
TV Shows to Watch
Fanfics to Read

Watchmen (2009) with seschat
Dorian Gray (2009) with seschat
X-Men: First Class (2010) with seschat (with ample post-discussion on feminism)
Supernatural's "The Devil You Know" (5x20) with seschat
Anton Chekhov's The Duel with seschat
Sherlock's "The Reichenback Fall" (2x03) with seschat
The Social Network with seschat
War Horse
Band of Brothers' "Day of Days" (1x02)
Dead Bodies
Sea Wall - My emotions in GIFs
Garrows Law (2x02) - My emotions in GIFs
The Avengers - My emotions in GIFs
The Irrefutable Truth About Demons (2000)
See also: My movie & TV reviews

The Year in Review
Post Quotes of 2008
Post Quotes of 2007
Year of 2007 Meme
Year of 2008 Meme
Year of 2009 Meme
The Media of 2009
The Year in Favorites, 2010
The Year of 2010 Meme / The Media of 2010 / Creative Products of 2010
The Year of 2012 Meme / The Media of 2012
The Year of 2013 Meme / The Media of 2013 / Look I Made Stuff in 2013
The Year of 2014 Meme / The Media of 2014 / Look I Made Stuff in 2014
The Year of 2014 Meme / The Media of 2014 / Look I Made Stuff in 2015

Excerpts Are Love:
At A Loss For Words - Diane Schoemperlen (2008), Part 2
Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth - E.O. Wilson (2006), Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
The Dice Man - L. Rhinehart (1971)
The Golden Rule: A Proper Scale for Our Environmental Crisis - S.J. Gould (1990)
How to be a Guru - George Mikes (1984), Part 2, Part 3
Kushiel's Dart - Jacqueline Carey (2001)
Night Watch - Terry Pratchett (2002)
The Orphan - Robert Stallman (1981)
Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie (1911)
Red Plaid Shirt - Diane Schoemperlen (2003)
Restlessness - Aritha van Herk (1998)
Time - Elie Wiesel / You Deserve Love - Sherwin Tjia / Disappearing - Nicholas Hune-Brown (2004)
Threshold - Caitlin Kiernan (2001), Part 2
Until I Find You - John Irving (2006)

YouTube Favorites: 1, 2, 3, 4,
Spanish Music
The Mighty Boosch
John Simm
Zachary Quinto and Heroes
Stars (Canadian band)

Disorganized Bookmarks
Pending Links (locked)
Publishing: 1, 2
Chinese (tag)

On Stereomood
On Twitter
On Tumblr

The Doctor Who mood theme is by lambietoes.
The Supernatural mood theme is by lidi (here)
The Misfits mood theme is by kohler (here
Lost Banner by jade_melody
Supernatural (Winchesters) Banner by artinrevolution
Supernatural (Castiel) Banner by bending_sickle
Doctor Who Banner by growling
Sherlock Banner by hehangs
Thorin with Orcrist Banner by middle-earthandbeyondwallpapers @ blogspot
Thorin with Quote Banner by nuingiliath
"I'm fine" banner by ilmondodisid @ tumblr

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