allieandra: (Default)
( Jan. 8th, 2010 09:33 pm)
50 TV Shows Meme.
1. Bold the shows you watch/used to watch.
2. Italicize the shows you've seen at least one episode of.
3. Underline the shows you own on DVD (at least one season).
4. Post your answers.

50 shows )
Got quite a few photos at Collectormania (3 more than I'd planned), even though I looked pretty bad.

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allieandra: (My clock - stopwatch styled)
( Oct. 23rd, 2009 02:00 pm)

MySpace Generators
allieandra: (Ianto "Fuck")
( Oct. 22nd, 2009 07:09 pm)
Hub 3 tomorrow. Very excited but really can't be arsed packing. Had such a busy week I just want to sleep & that's not going to happen until Tuesday night now.

Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon(morn) = The Hub 3

Mon = La Cage Aux Folles

Tues = London-Birmingham (hopefully seeing friend) - Leeds then SLEEP.

Still need to work out what trains I need to catch to get home. *yawn*

Someone pack for me?
in photos )

As per usual my comments are italised.
Want my opinion/comments or the summary on any book listed then ask.

Ones I read before Feb 09 (mostly from sometime 2008). Will probably be updated with comments and other books - my stack of read books is too far away. *stretches* nope can't reach it.
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Feb 2009:

Feb )

March 2009:
Out Of The Past by Sean Michael  
Doctor Who: The Stealer Of Dreams by Steve Lyons   REVIEW

April 2009:
Martha In The Mirror by Justin Richards

May 2009:
Son Of A Witch by Gregory Maguire
Pack Animals by Peter Anghelides
Into the Silence by Sarah Pinborough
Bay Of The Dead by Mark Morris
The House That Jack Built by Guy Adams

Currently Reading:

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
The Murder Exchange by Simon Kernick
Let It Bleed by Ian Rankin
Necronomicon by H.P.Lovecraft

Stack of books waiting to be read
Future Reads )

allieandra: (Alex)
( Mar. 26th, 2009 01:36 am)

I'll probably tidy this post in a couple of days to post to comms but for now I'm watching Piper dancing on the bar in Charmed...mmm...

9    John Barrowman & Scott Gill icons

These were made because I had to icon the face Scott is pulling in the first few
  • If you like/take them, or just feel like shouting at me then please comment.
  • Also please credit [info]allieandra if you use them.
  • Want to use one as a base? Feel free just let me know.

Photobucket decided to re-order my photographs for me so these may or may not be in the correct order.

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allieandra: (Default)
( Mar. 12th, 2009 01:02 am)

Showmasters have just (read: a few hours ago) posted saying that they have booked the first guest for The Hub 3. Lord help me. The Hub 2 hasn't even started yet and I've already, mentally spent another few hundred pounds. Bad Allieandra.

My theory is that I'll probably get at least some money for my 21st so I'm okay to spend a few hundred pounds like that *snaps fingers*.

Anyone else wanting to join me??

No idea when/where it is yet. Or who the guest is but I so regret not going to the first Hub that I don't want to be in that situation again. Although The Hub 3 will probably mean no Hallowheden. Might still do Utopia in June though, either that or Collectormania.



*Is hyper and needs to sleep*

ARGH! *flails*
[Error: unknown template qotd]How long have we got?!

John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who, + pretty much every other bbc programme). Audiobook signing at Borders in London. It was the most popular signing ever in Borders. He's very orange in person.
Gareth David-Lloyd (Torchwood, Doctor Who, + more). Audiobook signing at Nostogia & Comics in Birmingham. Way way hotter than he appears on TV. *drools*
Daniel Boys (Any Dream Will Do, Princeton & Rod in Avenue Q). At the stage door of The Noel Coward Theatre in London.
Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand). After the Franz Ferdinand gig at The Faversham pub in Leeds.
Nick McCarthy (Franz Ferdinand). After the Franz Ferdinand gig at The Faversham pub in Leeds.
Bob Hardy (Franz Ferdinand). After the Franz Ferdinand gig at The Faversham pub in Leeds.
Paul Thomson (Franz Ferdinand). After the Franz Ferdinand gig at The Faversham pub in Leeds.
Amber Benson (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Chance, Supernatural, Lovers Liars & Lunatics). Lovers, Liars & Lunatics DVD signing at Forbidden Planet in Leeds.
Ian Rankin (Rebus author). Doors Open signing at Waterstones in Leeds.
Liz McClarnon (Atomic Kitten). Atomic Kitten book signing at Selfridges in Manchester, Ladies Night signing at Virgin Megastores in Bradford. Solo single signing at Virgin Megastores in Liverpool and at Trafford centre in Manchester. (were there more?)
Natasha Hamilton (Atomic Kitten). Ladies Night signing at Virgin Megastores in Bradford
Jenny Frost (Atomic Kitten). Atomic Kitten book signing at  Selfridges in Manchester, Ladies Night signing in Bradford.
Darius Danesh (Popstars). Autobiography signing at Borders in Leeds.
Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary Of A Call Girl) Autobiography signing at WHSmiths in Leeds.
Connie Fisher (How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria - Maria in The Sound Of Music). At the stage door of London Palladium Theatre in London.
Mark Goldthorp (Weakest Link West End special, Nicky & Trekkie in Avenue Q). At the stage door of The Noel Coward Theatre in London.
Candy Ma (Christmas Eve in Avenue Q). At the stage door of The Noel Coward Theatre in London.
Christopher Fry (Avenue Q). At the stage door of The Noel Coward Theatre in London.
Edward Baruwa (Avenue Q). At the stage door of The Noel Coward Theatre in London.
Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs). Well kinda met him. He held my hand at the Kaiser Chiefs gig at The Academy in Leeds and high-fived me at O2 Festival, Harewood House in Leeds.
Ryan Jarman (The Cribs). Signing at HMV in Leeds.
Gary Jarman (The Cribs). Signing at HMV in Leeds.
Ross Jarman (The Cribs). Signing at HMV in Leeds. He introduced himself to me and shook my hand! Is this normal behaviour??
The Pigeon Detectives (all of). 'You Know You Love Me' signing at Jumbo Records in Leeds where the lead singer tried to chat me up. FAIL. 2 performance/signings at HMV in Leeds, possibly 3. After gig at Leeds Met. Before gig in Millennium Square in Leeds.
The Wombats (all of). 2 performance/signings at HMV in Leeds.
Jill Jackson (Speedway). After gig at The Cockpit in Leeds. (and band) Performance/signing at HMV in Leeds.
Paolo Nutini After Speedway gig at The Cockpit in Leeds. Peformance/Signing at Virgin Megastores in Sheffield. After gig at Leeds Met.
Paolo Nutini's band  Performance/Signing at Virgin Megastores in Sheffield. After gig at Leeds Met.
Jim Duguid (Speedway, Paolo Nutini's drummer) Speedway Performance/Signing at HMV in Leeds. Paolo Nutini performance/signing at Virgin Megastores in Sheffield.
Mel B (Spice Girls). Dvd signing at Tescos in Seacroft, Leeds.
Bradley (S Club). Hi-Fi Club in Leeds.
Lee Brennan (911).
Jimmy (911).
Dane Bowers. Hi-Fi Club in Leeds.
The Redwalls After Zutons gig at The Academy in Leeds.
Hymns After Zutons gig at The Academy in Leeds.
Tiny Dancers. After Paolo gig at Leeds Met and twice after Tiny Dancers gigs at The Cockpit in Leeds.
The Sugars. DJ in Hi-Fi Club. At Von Bondies gig in The Cockpit, Leeds.
Micky P Kerr. Walking past Leeds Uni. Sat outside a closed Italian Restaurant by Leeds Uni.
All of the BTCC '08 Drivers. Croft race circuit before the race.

I know there are more but can't really remember!

Coming soon: (hopefully)
Kai Owen
Eve Myles
Matt Rippy
Burn Gorman
Tom Price
Roderic Culver
Siobhan Hewlett
Phil Ford
[Error: unknown template qotd]I'm gonna cheat with this. Only fair I give you warning!

1. Torchwood. Series 1 & 2 boxset.  Yes such a thing does exist. Live w/o Torchwood? Not worth living.

2. Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Entire series boxset.  Cos Buffy is Buffy and it may age (season one) but it's still awesome.

3. Queer as Folk (US). Entire series boxset.  The dvd player will have to be multi-region as this monster only exists as region 1, and possibly whatever the chinese region is. Because I need to know how it ends. Only seen seasons 1-4 and not 5. I've read the ending but need to see it with my own eyes before I believe it.

4. The House On Haunted Hill. The remake.  The only horror move that has managed to scare me. Recently bought the dvd but haven't had time to watch it yet.

5. Teachers (UK). Entire series boxset.   The funniest TV programme ever.

allieandra: (Jack/Ianto; first meeting)
( Mar. 2nd, 2009 02:45 am)

1. Bold the names of guys you'd definitely shag.
2. Italicize the names of guys you might shag after a little persuasion.
3. Leave the guys who don't do anything for you alone.
4. Put a question mark after the guys you've never heard of. ?
5. Strike the guys you wouldn't touch with a ten-foot pole.



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allieandra: (Gwen; Bafta Cymru red)
( Jan. 18th, 2009 05:56 pm)
22 Torchwood Comic Icons (Magazine Issue 3)
11 Assorted TW Icons

Please comment & credit if used
If you want to use as a base let me know.
33 Torchwood Icons )
*Happy Sigh* )
allieandra: (Gwen; Bafta Cymru red)
( Dec. 21st, 2008 06:02 pm)
oooh I'm excited already :D

Gold ticket booked
Hotel booked and then cancelled - share arranged
Train tickets booked

new camera - probably
a hairdryer
it to be March now
more spending money
allieandra: ("Does it not always seem to go?")
( Dec. 14th, 2008 05:07 pm)
Which Torchwood Character Are You?
Your Result: Ianto Jones

You most resemble the team's composed, sarcastic general support. Passionate but excellent at hiding it under a reserved exterior, you care deeply about people and have a hard time letting go. The downside of keeping such a tight leash on your external emotions is that sometimes you lose control and have to let it all out. Competent and hard-working, you like to be on top of things.

Gwen Cooper
Toshiko Sato
Captain Jack Harkness
Owen Harper
Which Torchwood Character Are You?
Quiz Created on GoToQuiz

allieandra: (Ianto "Fuck")
( Sep. 23rd, 2008 07:06 pm)

Ianto on being bisexual: "It's the worst of any world because you don't really belong anywhere, because you are never sure of yourself or those around you. You can't trust in anyone, their motives or their intentions. And because of that you have, in a world that likes its nice shiny labels, no true identity." - From Torchwood - "The Twillight Streets" by Gary Russell
allieandra: (Gwen; Bafta Cymru red)
( Jul. 24th, 2008 11:31 pm)
Okay, so I've just been watching 'The Making Of Me' about John Barrowman. The programme was quite interesting, but as expected, there was no clear conclusion to the nature vs. nurture argument. Possible wouldn't be a wholey good thing if we did anyway.

I know it was aimed at what makes a man gay, but do similar thing count for women?

Gay men tend to have famale 'best friends' when they were younger.
My best friend when I was younger was Robert Chapman. Apparently we used to lock ourselfs in the bathroom and noone had any idea what we got up to! My most resounding memory of him is playing with his playmobile pirate ship.

So toys; yes I had Barbies and Sindys when growing up, but they were all gay, except from Emma Bunton & Robbie Williams who got married, and even then Emma dabbled. Seriously. The best bit about the dolls were the cars (one of mine was a corvette!) and the horses. Action men were on the scene aswell.
As well as playing with Roberts I also had a large collection of playmobile. - Are they boys toys or girls toys or both?
My favourite of my childhood toys were my cars. Still got a selection of my favourites in my room, hoping the rest are in the loft.
Others I had were Biker Mice From Mars and Power Rangers.

So have these things affected who I am today or were they purely incoincidental and situational?

Who knows? I don't, and nor does it seem do the 'experts'


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