The Fan A to Z – #V

New week, new start. My mum is still here and time is short. I haven’t even been able to reply to all the comments that accrued over the weekend. The parties were great, btw – I even danced!!!! *gasp* I think it has been several years since I last danced. In public, that is. I…

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 – #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 – #E

Did I say somewhere that I was going to spend all day today working on my tan, after finishing up that monster translation yesterday? Well, yeah… that was before an urgent proof-reading request for exam material came in. Luckily, it only took me 5 minutes to proof-read the corrections. And so I’ll quickly use my…

Time for A[nother] Fan Challenge

It’s summer. It’s actually not silly season. Time for another fan challenge. Those are usually reserved for droughts, and with O8 now in full swing, it doesn’t seem the ideal time to do this. Or maybe it is, seeing that I am heading off on my holidays tomorrow, with less regular access to the blog. So I…