Happy Christmas, All!

The tree has been put up, the little appreciation gifts handed in to my favourite two employees in the local supermarket. The husband and I have sneaked out for a quick, secret cappuccino while my mum is having some quiet time, and while all is still still, I am taking the opportunity to wish you…

The Iron Age of Blogging Has Just Begun

It appears that congratulations are in order. As usual, if it weren’t for automated reminders, I would miss my anniversaries. I am always amazed when I see sentimental posts on Twitter, celebrating “four years ago I saw The Crucible for the first time” or “this day five years ago I was at The Hobbit premiere”.…

The Fan A to Z – #P

After a week and a half abstaining, I had a lovely comment bts today from Michele that motivated me to go back to blogging. I dropped out last week because I first needed some time to finally get the custom RAPS done that had been bought at the RA birthday auction – and then I…

The Fan A to Z – #K

[New week, new me, new post] K – Have you met RA? Where? Have you got a photo to share? And what did you say to him? Have I met RA? Well, let’s just say I have been in the vicinity of the man. “To meet” to me implies that you actually exchange words in…

The Fan A to Z – #G

G – How long have you been in the fandom, and how has your attitude to the fandom changed in that time? When is the time that you are “legitimately” *in* the fandom? My first posts happened  on tumblr, at the end of April 2012. Wow, six years – that’s an age… But the initial…

The Fan A to Z – #F

Hello, hello! How quickly ten days fly by when you are having fun. I am back from Spain – a little more tanned, and way more relaxed, despite a bit of work while there. We returned on a true red-eye flight on Thursday night and have a few more days until we head on to…