sapphire_child: (so much love; spn)
A - Age: 23

B - Bed size: Queen

C - Chore you hate: anything that interrupts my own stuff :P

D - Dog's name: Milo

E - Essential start your day item: Tea and my laptop

F - Favourite colours: Pink

G - Gold or Silver: Silver

H - Height: 5'4" ish

I - Instruments you play(ed): clarinet, piano and guitar (barely) and I also sing

J - Job title: dance teacher/student/sales consultant

K - Kid(s): I live vicariously through the people around me and the kids I teach at dancing ;)

L - Living arrangements: in a lair at my parents place

M - Major weakness: procrastination

N - Nicknames: Prongs, Ellin Bellin

O - Overnight hospital stay: None

P - Pet Peeve: people who are consistently negative/pessimistic. Shits me.

Q - Quote from a movie: "Tis but a scratch!" "A scratch? Your arms off!"

R - Right or left handed: predominantly left handed but can do some stuff with my right. Badly.

S - Siblings: one older brother by three years

T - Time you wake up: 6:15 on Saturdays, late as I can manage other days but normally between 7:30 and 8:30.

U- Underwear: is fantastic

V - Vegetable you dislike: is avocado a vegetable or a fruit? Pumpkin.

W - Ways you run late: spending too much time online or in the shower :P also my boyfriend making me want to stay in bed and cuddle

X - X-rays you've had: teeth and my right ankle as precaution when I tore a ligament in my ankle

Y - Yummy food you make: 2 minute noodles, soups, casseroles, spaghetti bolognaise.

Z - Zoo favourites: Elephants - especially Trisha at the Perth Zoo :3
sapphire_child: (herp derp; dw)
Post the names of five fictional characters whose names begin with that letter, and your thoughts on each. The characters can be from books, movies, or TV shows. Comment, and I'll give you a letter!

mine under here )
sapphire_child: (as if you have a choice; sherlock)
Comment to this post, and I will list five things I want you to talk about. They might make sense or they might be totally random. Then post that list, with your commentary, to your journal. Other people can get lists from you, and the meme merrily perpetuates itself.

1) Do you have any pets?
I've got two cats (Monty and Mojo) a blue heeler/bull terrier cross called Milo and a Pink and Grey Galah named Benedict. We're also cat-sitting Monty's brother at the moment whilst my brother and his wife move into their new house :)

2) Did you take dance/gymnastics/skating lessons as a kid?
I did gymnastics for about a year but I wasn't very good at it and at the end of year showcase I was leapfrogging over someone, fell on my butt and had a damn good cry about it. Now I teach ballet to gymnasts at the same school I used to go to. As for dancing, as you may have guessed by the fact that I teach it now...I've been doing it for as long as I can remember! Tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop...everything. I teach now as well, but I started when I was three-and-a-half. I just came home one day and said to my mum, "Mummy I'm going to dancing on Saturday" to which she replied, "Uh huh. And where is it? How much is it? Who are you going with?" etc. I knew all the details of course, and that I was going with my best friend. And so I went to dancing and at the end of year concert I threw up all the way to the stage. After I went onstage for the first time and came back though I was basically bubbling over, gushing, "MUMMY did you see me, I was on the stage!" to my bemused mother. Since then they have yet to get me off them, whether I'm dancing, singing or acting (or all three). I'm currently doing my Honours in Musical Theatre focusing on movement/dance and music.

3) Do you prefer big handbags, or small ones?
Depends on my mood. I do tend to carry a lot of stuff about during the day so my handbag has to be fairly reasonably sized but at night I quite often take a smaller bag with me if I go out somewhere.

4) What was your favorite cartoon as a kid?
Oh gosh, so many! I watched the Simpsons almost religiously but I think my favourite would have to be Babar, no question. I've been obsessed with elephants since I was tiny and one day when we had to go to the shops after school I missed Babar. Oh my gosh, I cried so much because I'd missed it! My mum and brother were completely bemused :P

5) If you had to watch one episode of Doctor Who 5 times in a row, which one would you pick?
Ooh tough call...would probably depend on my mood but I'd likely go with Doomsday or The Idiots Lantern. Don't know why, I just really love those eps and my brain immediately went to them.
sapphire_child: (bollocks hell; spn)
LOST

I Don't Want To Be Alone Tonight - Gina Jeffreys
Still Here - "I'm Still Here" by Johnny Rzeznik
Are We Dancing? - from "The Happiest Millionare"
Vincent - Don McLean
Innocent Eyes - Delta Goodrem
Yesterday - The Beatles
Suitcase - Joe Purdy
Cry - James Blunt
Friend and Father - "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" from The Phantom of the Opera
Sing Us A Song - "Piano Man" by Billy Joel
No Aphrodisiac - The Whitlams
Shine - David Gray
I Remember - Damien Rice
Remember When It Rained - Josh Groban
Fallen Star - as in "Catch a Falling Star" by Perry Como
Seven Years - Norah Jones
When The Sand Runs Out - Rascal Flatts
Never Alone - Barlow Girl
Fall Away - The Fray
Hold On - Sarah McLachlan
The Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
Broken - Seether ft. Amy Lee
Dead Wrong - The Fray
Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and the Papas (INCIDENTALLY ALSO MY 100TH LOST FANFICTION)
Look After You - The Fray
Perfect Strangers - INXS
Suicide Note - Johnette Napolitano
I'm A Sinner, I'm A Saint - "Bitch" by Meredith Brooks
Better Days - The Goo Goo Dolls
Fight For You - "The Special Two" by Missy Higgins
Someone to Watch (Over Me) - George Gershwin
Into The Ocean - Blue October
You Killed It (With I Love You) - "Sunday Morning" by Lily Allen
I'll Be Watching You - The Police
3am - Matchbox 20
You've Got a Friend - Carole King
It's Delicate - "Delicate" by Damien Rice
Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters

WHO

Want and Need - from "I Want You" by Savage Garden
Clock Tick, and Think Of You - "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper
Half A World Away - Secret Garden
That Face - from "The Producers"
(Can't) Let Myself Fall - "Let Myself Fall" by Rosie Thomas
Orange Coloured Sky - can't remember, cbf looking it up :P
It's a new life (and I'm feeling good) - “Feelin’ Good” by everyone and their mother
Under My Skin - "I've Got You Under My Skin" by Frank Sinatra
what happens when the heart just stops? – The Frames
Breathe In, Breathe Out - Polly Scattergood
put the lime in the coconut you drink 'em both up - “Lime in the Coconut” by Jimmy Buffett
Rosie's Got A Gun - “Janie’s Got a Gun” by REM
No I don’t love you anymore (I’m a liar) - “Liar” by 8mm
Nightminds - Missy Higgins
Tapestry - Carole King
cuz I got high - Afroman
he was a punk, she did ballet - "Sk8er Boi" by Avril Lavigne
Can You See Me Now? - tatu
Better Days - The Goo Goo Dolls
And after all; you're my... - "Wonderwall" by Oasis
For you, dear, anything - "I'd Do Anything" from Oliver!
From here you can almost see the sea - David Gray
Fry me kangaroo brown, sport - "Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport" by Rolf Harris
Held my hand - "My Immortal" by Evanescence
Hold it all when I hold you – "Time and Confusion" by Anberlin
Now You're Just Somebody That I Used To Know - "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye ft. Kimbra
oh, this kiss! this kiss! - "This Kiss" by Faith Hill
She’s touch, smell, sight, taste and sound (or five times Rose Tyler piqued one of the Doctors many senses) - "She's So High" Tal Bachman

OBSERVATIONS

Holy bloody hell I forgot how many Lost fanfictions I actually wrote...I really must go back and re-read them at some point and cringe over their awfulness. I really appear to love "Better Days" by the Goo Goo Dolls as I have used it in two different fandoms. Also, I'm amazed at how many songs by The Fray I used for my Lost fics in rapid succession...weird. I must have been listening to them a lot :P

Any other thoughts from anyone else out there?
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MAH ICONS.

default oldest newest
saddest happiest angriest
cutest sexiest funniest
fave ship fave fandom fave animated
best quote best textless best stolen idea
use the most favorite

HOW MANY ICONS DO YOU HAVE: 35
OUT OF HOW MANY AVAILABLE ICONS SPACES: 37
IF YOU COULD BUY SPACE FOR MORE, WOULD YOU: Nope.
DO YOUR ICONS MAKE A STATEMENT: I would say so yes.
WHAT FANDOM DO YOU HAVE THE MOST ICONS OF: Doctor Who.
AND THE SECOND MOST: Oooh...Supernatural?
WHAT SHIP DO YOU HAVE THE MOST ICONS OF: Doctor/Rose
ARE YOUR ICONS MADE MOSTLY BY OTHER PEOPLE: Yes.
DO YOU MAKE ICONS: Yes.
ARE THEY ANY GOOD: see for yourself
ANIMATED ICONS ARE: often very pretty but can be tedious and headache inducing

DO THE MEME.
Coding can be found here
sapphire_child: (can't let you go; dw; eleven/rose)
1. Name:
2. Birthday:
3. Where do you live?:
4: What are you studying/What are you working as?:
5. What makes you happy?:
6. What are you listening to now/have listened to last?:
7. What is particularly good/bad about my LJ?:
8. An interesting fact about you:
9. Are you in love/do you have a crush at the moment?:
10. Favorite place to be:
11. Favorite lyric:
12. Best time of the year:
13. Weirdest food you like:
14. Contact info/Facebook/Twitter:

RECOMMEND
1. A film:
2. A book:
3. A song:
4: A band:

FANDOM
1. Favorite Fandom:
2. OTP/OT3:
3. Icon/Fic Journal:

PLUS
1. One thing you like about me:
2. Two things you like about yourself:
3. Put this in your LJ so I can tell you what I think of you?
sapphire_child: (shit happens; spn; dean+sam)
Give me a fandom and I will tell you;

The first character I fell in love with:
The character I never expected to love as much as I do now:
The character everyone else loves that I don't:
The character I love that everyone else hates:
The character I used to love but don't any longer:
The character I would shag anytime:
The character I'd want to be like:
The character I'd slap:
My five favorite characters:
My five least favorite characters:
My deep dark fandom secret:
sapphire_child: (Default)
pick ten of your 'ships and write down a quote for each of them. have your flist guess the 'ships without using google/imdb.

Read more... )
sapphire_child: (don't leave; spn; dean+sam)
❝MY FAVOURITE ICONS MEME!
BUMPER EDITION!


Default IconOldest IconNewest IconHappiest IconSaddest Icon
Angriest IconCutest IconSexiest IconFunniest IconCleverest Icon
Prettiest IconSilliest IconFlashiest IconFlailiest IconBest WTF Icon
Best LOL IconBest Text IconBest Art IconBest Stock IconBest Cropped
Icon

Best Animated
Icon

Best B/W Icon

Best Coloured
Icon

Favourite Shippy
Icon

Favourite Single
Character Icon

Favourite Celeb
Icon

Favourite Fandom
Icon
Favourite Non-
Fandom Icon
Most used Icon
(Not your default)
Favourite Icon
Overall


How many icons do you have total?
31

How many can you have?
32

If you could buy space for more, would you?
I already got a paid account after trialling it because I couldn’t deal with the thought of going back to 15 :P

Do your icons make a statement about you?
I suppose they do :P do they flist?

What fandom do you have the most icons out of?
Doctor Who

The second most?
Supernatural

What ship do you have the most icons out of?
Doctor/Rose (in all its variant forms)

Break down your icons for us.
I like having icons that correlate to my various responses to people’s posts so basically I have a bunch of happy icons and then various sad ones to show my emotional response.

How do you categorize your icons?
Same as above?

Are your icons mostly made by other users?
Yesum.

Animated icons are...
Hilariously awesome.

I tag: anyone who hasn’t already done it!
sapphire_child: (have this heart to break; dw; ten/rose)
Pick a paragraph from anything I've written, and comment to this post with that selection. I will then give you a DVD commentary on that snippet: what I was thinking when I wrote it, why I wrote it in the first place, what's going on in the character's heads, why I chose certain words, what this moment means in the context of the rest of the fic, lots of awful puns, and anything else that you'd expect to find on a DVD commentary track.
sapphire_child: (manly giggle; rl; david tennant)
Pick a character and I will give and explain the top five ideas/concepts/etc I keep in mind while writing that character that I believe are essential to accurately depicting them. Any and all characters are welcome (including ones I haven't written but the answers will probably be less than satisfactory :P)
sapphire_child: (Default)
What I've been journaling about )

My Interests Collage! )

I am so amused that I got two of Billie Piper being sexy on blue satin plus what I'm pretty sure is David Tennant onstage, naked wearing one of those police helmets um...it is. Also lol in the second one how there is like...some sort of gay manip. Do I have slash in my interests? I don't recall. Also, omg John Marsden! The Dresden Dolls! The Whitlams! Holy crap this is awesome.

ETA: Fat meerkats? wtf? Nina Sosanya yay! Random anime? Alchemical symbol? Maybe? Holy crap there is a lot of nudity in this - I also have Liv Tyler with one of her titty's out! And man abs! Carole King! Damien Rice! DOMLIJAH FOR CHRISSAKES. And is that...Emma Watson? Flashing her knickers? WHAT.

ETA 2: OMG PERSON SLEEPING ON TOILET PIC IN SECOND ONE, WTF.

Best. Meme. EVER.
sapphire_child: (hit the road jack; dw; ten/rose)
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Jared and Emilie are now out of the final running which means that you now have a difficult task ahead of you. To look at picspams of your top two boys and girls and then decide who is the most attractive!

I don't envy you this choice. Really. General adorkableness and gorgeousness from the boys and girls respectively underneath the cut. )
sapphire_child: (your hand in mine; dw; nine/rose)
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And this is where the going really gets tough. I'll admit you surprised me last round by voting off Evie and Misha (he seems to be taking it remarkably well) but now we get into the really curly final three rounds.

Your top three lovely ladies and beautiful boys under here. )
sapphire_child: (Default)
You guys totally cracked me up with the last round of voting. I went to close the polls and discovered that you had voted out Ian Somerhalder and Maggie Grace. Ian Somerhalder and Maggie Grace you guys.
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You do realise that you totally ditched Boone and Shannon in the same week? XD ouch man. No love for the incestuous brother/sister duo. Well never mind, there's still four left in each gender so happy voting!

Warning: there may be knicker flashing and adorable eye crinkling smiles under the cut. Proceed with extreme caution. )

Now come on Who fans, I'm expecting to see you all rally behind David since he's up against some stiff competition with, you know, half the frigging cast of Supernatural. Poor baby :(

Girls I don't mind who wins. Well, I'd prefer it to be Emilie or Billie but, you know, that's my opinion ;) you guys vote whoever you like off and I'll continue making pretty montages of pretty people :D
sapphire_child: (Default)
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Well it was very nearly Orlando but poor Dom got voted off this time instead! Omg I can't believe it you guys - the man wears eyeliner AND nailpolish! We also lost Freema Agyeman *moment of silence* BUT there are still six gorgeous boys and six beautiful girls to choose from! So without further ado...

Round Five Under Here! )
sapphire_child: (Default)
So Paul McDermott and Sophia Myles have been voted out.
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They're obviously both a bit disappointed by this :(

HOWEVER.

Paul is very excited to let you know that Jensen Ackles...
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is still in the running!
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Well, Jensen and several other gorgeous boys. Speaking of which - round three! I've decided to focus in on something that I tend to notice a lot about people...their eyes!

round three! dingdingding! )

And having observed my choices in people here I have realised that I particularly like people with bright blue eyes and dark hair, and girls with golden/brown eyes and/or blonde hair. I'm also infinitely amused that the Supernatural guys are now all on the SAME LINE. Hilarity.

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