5 Fandom Friday - fandoms I didn't think I'd love

  It has been a crazy week so a slightly later than planned Fandom 5 this week and I apologise that it’s also going to be a bit on the short side. I’m getting to the end of assignment deadlines so my brain is completely focused on library cataloguing, my placements and our group website project.   Harry Potter The hype that was Harry Potter came out when I was in Sixth Form College and everyone, and I mean everyone, was obsessed. When one of the new books came out people were going crazy if someone spoiled it for them. I was a bookworm backRead More →

5 Fandom Friday - Guilty pleasures

  This was a really difficult post for me because I don’t really have any guilty pleasures. I don’t feel guilty about what I enjoy any more. Maybe it comes with age, because when I was younger I was very concerned about what people thought and now I’m just like.. pft, not your business :p So how did I manage to come up with this list? I thought of more complex reasons for why I might feel guilty about these, or elements of them. Anita Blake series This is one of my favourite book series, so why is it even on this list? There haveRead More →

5 Fandom Friday - Geeky tattoos

When I first started this prompt I thought I’d have to change to prompt slightly, and then I began to realise that there were no examples of tattoos out there that summed up what I would ever get. So I ended up doing the prompt properly 😀 As a Libra I love art, but I’m also very picky. On top of that I’m very ticklish and one of my conditions means my skin does odd things. So these are more of a theoretical list of geeky tattoos that I would get.   Phedre’s Marque Kushiel Legacy by Jacqueline Carey [Image credited to NACrnko] If you’veRead More →

5 Fandom Friday - Fandom food

So this weeks prompt is ‘Favorite Fictional Foods’ but after racking my brain I only came up with one thing. I dislike changing prompts, I feel like I’m cheating, however, I’d rather answer with something than skip a week. Hence the change to food inspired by fiction.   Butterbeer Latte There’s a lot of Harry Potter inspired food out there, especially for Butterbeer, but this one attracted my attention more. I converted to coffee a few years ago as I wanted to see if caffeine helps and yep, I became addicted. On a positive note it has really helped deal with the fatigue side ofRead More →

5 Fandom Friday - Womances Redux

So, it turns out that I screwed up this Fandom 5 and as this weeks is a make-up one (aka do one you missed previously) I decided to redo this one. I didn’t realise womance was the equivalent of bromance and therefore pertained to friendship not actual romance. So here are my top 5 female friendships. Eve/Jaime Jaime: “It keeps me toned.” Eve: “So does kickboxing. And it’s a damned sight more practical too. Some guy jumps you in an alley, what are you going to do? Assume the lotus position?” I absolutely love this series of novels by Kelley Armstrong, but the one womanceRead More →