Category Archives: things i heart

Ladies be shopping


The types of people that I want to know are: people who are kind. People who are interesting. People who are observant. People who self-mythologise. People who care about things. People who are brave enough to grow. People who are, … Continue reading

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Second-string reviewer


I want to show you a section from Six-String Samurai. First though, I tell you what: it’s rare to watch a martial arts flick and say to your sweetie “Hey, that mook*.. He’s pretty funny. He’s pretty good”. But once … Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs the Queue


How much do you care about comics? Probably LOADS. Me too! WHAT YOU SEE: The line for a Bryan Lee O’Malley and Hope Larson signing at Page45 in Nottingham, twenty minutes after the signing officially began; two hours and twenty … Continue reading

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Thigh wa shock!


I have a big bruise on my thigh from where I fell off my bike. Shame it's winter so I can't look super tough and cool. — Claire (@illusClaire) December 4, 2012 Is is still winter today (that was yesterday) … Continue reading

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Deka Strangelove or: how I learnt to stop worrying and love the femme


So this is a good post. Reminded me of how I was going to write this ages ago! I’ve gone over like a MILLION times how I used to hate pink, etc etc, only I didn’t hate pink I just … Continue reading

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This fake geek girl rides again


Paul Cornell, to whom I roped my boat somewhere around the Sailor Moon Regeneration scene in Captain Britain & MI:13, is a cool guy. Following the acknowledgement of one of his current characters’ genderqueer identity there is much talk of … Continue reading

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Kamen Rider art direction: Kabuto episode one.


My gracious thanks to TVNihon and KRDL.info for my subbed watching pleasure. Kamen Rider Kabuto episode one has remarkable art direction: it is remarkable in that it is obvious to see, and then remark upon. It has a very basic … Continue reading

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Living by their code of REBELLION and MUTINY


Halloween, baby. We ain’t cherry treein’ about our new beat, dig? BEATnikers with an emphasis on the BEAT, as in UP. We’re ready to put knuckles to the creep, and by the creeps we mean the MAN down in SQUARESVILLE. … Continue reading

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Hammer Horror and me


I allow myself to like Hammer so much because their beauty ideal can be applied to me. I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently and not typing about it because to just say it puts me in danger of … Continue reading

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Super


One of my favourite items of clothing. The PVC pinafore. Glorious. I pretend to be superpowered. (^This one looks more like I am annoyed with someone flying, but that’s thematically relevant so hush, okay?) It looks like it might rain, … Continue reading

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