lizziec: (Rocks fall)
If you're at my journal looking for my writing, here's a post to keep it all indexed. Hopefully you'll find it useful.

Battlestar Galactica


Fic 1000 words or over



Alone in the Dark: Kara/Lee implied. From a prompt by [livejournal.com profile] sci_fi_shipper at [livejournal.com profile] leeadama_daily (prompt list here). Make a compelling case for Lee to become Fat!Lee. PG-13.

Hearing Without Listening: Lee. This conversation was not going as Lee had imagined it would. PG-13.

Intervention: Kara/Lee (Implied). Lee gets the help he needs after his spacewalk. Slightly AU end for Resurrection Ship Part II. Spoilers up to and including Resurrection Ship Part II. PG-13.

Just Listen: Kara/Lee. Conversations overheard. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. This is how it felt genuine to me. Spoilers through to Unfinished Business. PG-13.

Lee and Julia: Kara/Lee implied. Originally written over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. The aim was to write a conversation pertaining to the Lee/Kara relationship between Lee or Kara and a character they had very little or no contact with. I chose Julia Brynne (mother of Kacey) and Lee. G.

Sorrows Woven with Delights: Kara/Lee. After the end of the worlds, Kara takes some time to paint and reflect. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. PG-13.

Ficlets



Under Kara's Viper: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G

Demetrius: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Their Own Kind of Music: Kara/Lee. Written from a prompt "'Resurrection ship, military corner folds, she's got a bottle of tequila, a bottle of gin, and if I bring a little music I can fit right in'" over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Fill in the blanks #1: Kara/Lee. 'The ground was wet with ______ as Kara and Lee stepped quietly through the door. They heard ______ sounds in the background and the jarring vibrations of ______, slowly growing closer...' originally posted here. PG-13.

A kiss: Kara/Lee. 'Go forth and write me a kiss.' Originally posted here. G.

Mother's Day: Kara/Lee. Self explanatory. Originally posted here. G.

Communique: Lee. How an Academy Instructor views Lee. (G).

Bookends - or, two times they didn't kiss, and one time they did: Kara/Lee. Warning for slight pain, minor sexytimes and angst (R)

Lee's Predicament: Kara/Lee. Innuendo. (R)

Drabbles



Lost: Lee. How Lee views himself. PG-13.

Ragnar Anchorage: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Ceremony: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

They Better Start Having Babies: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Gift Shop: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Colonial One: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

What If It Had Been Zak?: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Nuked Planet: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Frak Space: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

I Believe You: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Too Frakking Late: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Fill in the blanks #2: Kara/Lee. 'There are only six ______ left in the twelve worlds and ______'s not going to waste them. ______ tucks them into the locker and leaves the room with a _____. ______ is going to ______ tonight. ' Originally posted here. G.

Smouldering: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Medal: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Hands: Kara/Lee. Extremely fluffy. Originally posted here. G.

Wing: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.


Chalet School



The Letter That Never Arrived: From Lydia to Joey. PG-13

The Ghosts of Ages Past: Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral. G.

Demons: Len finally snaps. This fic contains distressing themes. Caution is advised. R

A Jo Lived in Freudesheim: To the tune of "A Windmill in Old Amsterdam". G.

The Cruel Tiernjoch: Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet. PG-13.

The Consultation: Eyes that had never yet needed glasses. G.

A Chalet School Bonfire: Everyone loses patience with Jo. PG-13.

St Catherine's House: The next logical step. G.

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lizziec: (Rocks fall)
If you're at my journal looking for my writing, here's a post to keep it all indexed. Hopefully you'll find it useful.

Battlestar Galactica


Fic 1000 words or over



Alone in the Dark: Kara/Lee implied. From a prompt by [livejournal.com profile] sci_fi_shipper at [livejournal.com profile] leeadama_daily (prompt list here). Make a compelling case for Lee to become Fat!Lee. PG-13.

Hearing Without Listening: Lee. This conversation was not going as Lee had imagined it would. PG-13.

Intervention: Kara/Lee (Implied). Lee gets the help he needs after his spacewalk. Slightly AU end for Resurrection Ship Part II. Spoilers up to and including Resurrection Ship Part II. PG-13.

Just Listen: Kara/Lee. Conversations overheard. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. This is how it felt genuine to me. Spoilers through to Unfinished Business. PG-13.

Lee and Julia: Kara/Lee implied. Originally written over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. The aim was to write a conversation pertaining to the Lee/Kara relationship between Lee or Kara and a character they had very little or no contact with. I chose Julia Brynne (mother of Kacey) and Lee. G.

Sorrows Woven with Delights: Kara/Lee. After the end of the worlds, Kara takes some time to paint and reflect. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. PG-13.

Ficlets



Under Kara's Viper: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G

Demetrius: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Their Own Kind of Music: Kara/Lee. Written from a prompt "'Resurrection ship, military corner folds, she's got a bottle of tequila, a bottle of gin, and if I bring a little music I can fit right in'" over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Fill in the blanks #1: Kara/Lee. 'The ground was wet with ______ as Kara and Lee stepped quietly through the door. They heard ______ sounds in the background and the jarring vibrations of ______, slowly growing closer...' originally posted here. PG-13.

A kiss: Kara/Lee. 'Go forth and write me a kiss.' Originally posted here. G.

Mother's Day: Kara/Lee. Self explanatory. Originally posted here. G.

Communique: Lee. How an Academy Instructor views Lee. (G).

Bookends - or, two times they didn't kiss, and one time they did: Kara/Lee. Warning for slight pain, minor sexytimes and angst (R)

Lee's Predicament: Kara/Lee. Innuendo. (R)

Drabbles



Lost: Lee. How Lee views himself. PG-13.

Ragnar Anchorage: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Ceremony: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

They Better Start Having Babies: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Gift Shop: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Colonial One: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

What If It Had Been Zak?: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Nuked Planet: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Frak Space: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

I Believe You: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Too Frakking Late: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Fill in the blanks #2: Kara/Lee. 'There are only six ______ left in the twelve worlds and ______'s not going to waste them. ______ tucks them into the locker and leaves the room with a _____. ______ is going to ______ tonight. ' Originally posted here. G.

Smouldering: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Medal: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Hands: Kara/Lee. Extremely fluffy. Originally posted here. G.

Wing: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.


Chalet School



The Letter That Never Arrived: From Lydia to Joey. PG-13

The Ghosts of Ages Past: Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral. G.

Demons: Len finally snaps. This fic contains distressing themes. Caution is advised. R

A Jo Lived in Freudesheim: To the tune of "A Windmill in Old Amsterdam". G.

The Cruel Tiernjoch: Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet. PG-13.

The Consultation: Eyes that had never yet needed glasses. G.

A Chalet School Bonfire: Everyone loses patience with Jo. PG-13.

St Catherine's House: The next logical step. G.

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lizziec: (Rocks fall)
If you're at my journal looking for my writing, here's a post to keep it all indexed. Hopefully you'll find it useful.

Battlestar Galactica


Fic 1000 words or over



Alone in the Dark: Kara/Lee implied. From a prompt by [livejournal.com profile] sci_fi_shipper at [livejournal.com profile] leeadama_daily (prompt list here). Make a compelling case for Lee to become Fat!Lee. PG-13.

Hearing Without Listening: Lee. This conversation was not going as Lee had imagined it would. PG-13.

Intervention: Kara/Lee (Implied). Lee gets the help he needs after his spacewalk. Slightly AU end for Resurrection Ship Part II. Spoilers up to and including Resurrection Ship Part II. PG-13.

Just Listen: Kara/Lee. Conversations overheard. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. This is how it felt genuine to me. Spoilers through to Unfinished Business. PG-13.

Lee and Julia: Kara/Lee implied. Originally written over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. The aim was to write a conversation pertaining to the Lee/Kara relationship between Lee or Kara and a character they had very little or no contact with. I chose Julia Brynne (mother of Kacey) and Lee. G.

Sorrows Woven with Delights: Kara/Lee. After the end of the worlds, Kara takes some time to paint and reflect. Written for the summer fic exchange at [livejournal.com profile] pilots_presents. PG-13.

Ficlets



Under Kara's Viper: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G

Demetrius: Kara/Lee. Written for a game of clue over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Their Own Kind of Music: Kara/Lee. Written from a prompt "'Resurrection ship, military corner folds, she's got a bottle of tequila, a bottle of gin, and if I bring a little music I can fit right in'" over at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Fill in the blanks #1: Kara/Lee. 'The ground was wet with ______ as Kara and Lee stepped quietly through the door. They heard ______ sounds in the background and the jarring vibrations of ______, slowly growing closer...' originally posted here. PG-13.

A kiss: Kara/Lee. 'Go forth and write me a kiss.' Originally posted here. G.

Mother's Day: Kara/Lee. Self explanatory. Originally posted here. G.

Communique: Lee. How an Academy Instructor views Lee. (G).

Bookends - or, two times they didn't kiss, and one time they did: Kara/Lee. Warning for slight pain, minor sexytimes and angst (R)

Lee's Predicament: Kara/Lee. Innuendo. (R)

Drabbles



Lost: Lee. How Lee views himself. PG-13.

Ragnar Anchorage: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Ceremony: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

They Better Start Having Babies: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Gift Shop: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Colonial One: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

What If It Had Been Zak?: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. PG-13.

Nuked Planet: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Frak Space: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. NC-17.

I Believe You: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Too Frakking Late: Kara/Lee. Written for pilots bingo at [livejournal.com profile] no_takebacks here. G.

Fill in the blanks #2: Kara/Lee. 'There are only six ______ left in the twelve worlds and ______'s not going to waste them. ______ tucks them into the locker and leaves the room with a _____. ______ is going to ______ tonight. ' Originally posted here. G.

Smouldering: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Medal: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.

Hands: Kara/Lee. Extremely fluffy. Originally posted here. G.

Wing: Kara/Lee. Originally posted here. G.


Chalet School



The Letter That Never Arrived: From Lydia to Joey. PG-13

The Ghosts of Ages Past: Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral. G.

Demons: Len finally snaps. This fic contains distressing themes. Caution is advised. R

A Jo Lived in Freudesheim: To the tune of "A Windmill in Old Amsterdam". G.

The Cruel Tiernjoch: Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet. PG-13.

The Consultation: Eyes that had never yet needed glasses. G.

A Chalet School Bonfire: Everyone loses patience with Jo. PG-13.

St Catherine's House: The next logical step. G.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
When mum died I was in the middle of a Work In Progress - a Chalet School fic in several parts that I'd already posted many of. While the first parts were typed up and posted, the final third of the fic was in my notebook - a couple of chapters properly written, with the remaining chapters before the end sketched out so I knew where I was heading.

That notebook was in my bag when it was stolen from next to mum's hospital bed while she was dying, and I've not touched the fic since. I can't even remember where it was going.

Anyway, I'm thinking about completing it - I dislike the messy feeling of having that work in progress hanging over me, and I'm pondering getting into it again by completely rewriting it from the beginning.

Is there anyone out there who fancies helping me with this? First of all by beta-ing what is already there and so helping with the complete rewrite and secondly by kicking my arse until I finish the damn thing?

No worries if not :)

This entry was originally posted at http://lizziec.dreamwidth.org/427314.html. There are currently comments on the original entry.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
When mum died I was in the middle of a Work In Progress - a Chalet School fic in several parts that I'd already posted many of. While the first parts were typed up and posted, the final third of the fic was in my notebook - a couple of chapters properly written, with the remaining chapters before the end sketched out so I knew where I was heading.

That notebook was in my bag when it was stolen from next to mum's hospital bed while she was dying, and I've not touched the fic since. I can't even remember where it was going.

Anyway, I'm thinking about completing it - I dislike the messy feeling of having that work in progress hanging over me, and I'm pondering getting into it again by completely rewriting it from the beginning.

Is there anyone out there who fancies helping me with this? First of all by beta-ing what is already there and so helping with the complete rewrite and secondly by kicking my arse until I finish the damn thing?

No worries if not :)

This entry was originally posted at http://lizziec.dreamwidth.org/427314.html. There are currently comments on the original entry.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
When mum died I was in the middle of a Work In Progress - a Chalet School fic in several parts that I'd already posted many of. While the first parts were typed up and posted, the final third of the fic was in my notebook - a couple of chapters properly written, with the remaining chapters before the end sketched out so I knew where I was heading.

That notebook was in my bag when it was stolen from next to mum's hospital bed while she was dying, and I've not touched the fic since. I can't even remember where it was going.

Anyway, I'm thinking about completing it - I dislike the messy feeling of having that work in progress hanging over me, and I'm pondering getting into it again by completely rewriting it from the beginning.

Is there anyone out there who fancies helping me with this? First of all by beta-ing what is already there and so helping with the complete rewrite and secondly by kicking my arse until I finish the damn thing?

No worries if not :)
lizziec: (carebare grumpy sleeping)
Yesterday was a much better day for a couple of reasons. First, I got out for a bit a couple of times (getting some ginger tea and some peppermint tea, and some water biscuits to help mum with her nausea and vomiting; going to Coulsdon for a little bit of a wander with mum later), and secondly I achieved some stuff. I have a feeling that those things are quite important in making me feel useful and thus better about being here.

Mum had pretty bad nausea and vomiting on Monday and during Monday night, but started to feel better on Tuesday morning, though still very tired. She cancelled some visitors who were supposed to be coming in the morning and rested and managed to eat something, and by Lunchtime felt up to attempting to go out, so we took it in several steps, which seemed to help her. Pension first, then Coulsdon itself. First to Coulsdon Hardware to get a new mop and bucket (having broken mum's mop during the great room tidy project - it was very funny, Phil looked all forlorn and said looking very sad "I could have sworn [the squeegee mechanism] would have worked before I actually broke it...), then as she was still doing ok we went on to the butchers for some sausages for tomorrow night, then as she was still doing ok we went on to the Coffee place that has sprung up in Coulsdon since I moved away/the bypass was built. A cold drink from there and some carrot cake seemed to do wonders for perking mum up, as, I'm pretty sure, did just getting out. The whole trip wiped her out, but she said she felt better for it.

While she had a sleep I went to work playing with the mop trialling the mop, before losing interest mopping the floors in the kitchen and the bathroom, and hoovering all the other floors while I was at it and had the vacuum cleaner out. I'm pretty sure that the kitchen floor is better for it. I hope so anyway, because it was hard work.

My adventures in cleaning did reveal to me some interesting personality traits in my mum's cats though. George, who is enormous and I think likes to think of himself as a bit of a hard man, is a big scaredy cat who is terrified of the vacuum cleaner. When I went near his chosen sitting place with it on he jumped up and ran away. On the other hand, Violet, who is his sister and very petite, wasn't scared of the vacuum or the mop, or the fact the kitchen floor was wet, and stayed put in the kitchen on her chosen worktop the whole time I was working in there. But curiously I found out while was taking a break that Violet is scared of 80's Power Ballads. While I was taking a break and listening to a rather eclectic mix of music, Violet was curled up next to me asleep. Every time an 80's Power Ballad came on, she'd jump up and look a bit freaked out and need some fussing before she'd relax again. It was very cute. And funny. And I'm clearly mean ;)

The rest of the afternoon and evening was spent in my little room again, catching up on various internet things, including the CBB, where I asked for prayers and thoughts to do with this situation and everyone has been overwhelmingly amazing. I can't express how touched I am with the responses, especially towards someone who is largely a lurker now and most people don't know well, but will have a go later at expressing it anyway, because they deserve to know how awesome they are.

Anyway, while I was geeking around with my laptop I became aware of being very cold. I assumed I was just being a big girly wuss, especially as this room is colder than the others because of an air vent in the wall. About half 7 I finally got around to checking on the radiator and it was stone cold at a time when I knew it should be on, and discovered that the gas had run out (I'd forgotten how much of a pain these type of meters could be). Ended up taking the gas card and the electric key down to the place in the valley that tops them up and decided while I was out I'd get a pizza for dinner because I really couldn't be bothered to cook by this time. All this meant I was back a bit later than I otherwise would have been and I walked into a gaggle (if two plus a toddler is a gaggle) of Mormons, so my pizza went cold while we all talked. As most of you know, I'm no longer a Mormon, and my time with them was often rather, um, fraught, but one of the people (Good Guy) who was there is the only one who consistently stood by my family through everything and who still talks to, and is on good terms with us. Which is the reason I didn't shoo him out of the door faster.

Mum resigned from the church finally last year sometime over the Church's interference with California's Proposition 8 last year, and has foregone contact with them (except for Good Guy) for long before that, so it was a bit of a surprise to see this man with his Home Teaching companion. They'd come to offer mum a Priesthood Blessing as apparently when Good Guy saw her on Sunday to see if there was anything he could do, he offered one and mum said she'd think about it.

Anyway, she decided that actually she didn't want one and proceeded to doze through the rest of the visit - good for her - while I chatted because after about 6 years out, and 6 years inactive before, and what they did to me and my family (lots of hurt/bitterness still) that I still don't feel like I can be rude to them. Gah. Still, the visit did result in Good Guy saying he'd do some basic garden maintenance for us, which is good because Phil and I are too busy (and I'm too inept when it comes to garden stuff) and mum too ill to be able to do it ourselves. I also chatted to the Home Teaching Companion about UKC, where he was a student at KLS until 2007, which was quite nice. Alas, I fear I have given away too much of my location to him in my desire to express how much I loved Canterbury. Hope we don't end up with a visit from the missionaries...

When I finally got to my pizza it was lukewarm, fading to cold before the end :( I've no idea how they manage it, but Mormons seem very good at turning up when dinner is nearly or actually ready and then talking until it's cold :(

Currently waiting for the Tesco delivery to arrive and feeling the early and cold today. I'd then go back to sleep and be a big lazy thing, but it's mum's payday and if she feels up to it has a number of things she wants to do.


Much later - Tesco turned up, food is all put away. Think I may have ordered too much. Fridge and Freezer cannae take much more captain! Also managed to have a shower, in preparation for venturing to Croydon later if mum feels up to it.

ETA: 12/07/11 No longer filtered
lizziec: (carebare grumpy sleeping)
Yesterday was a much better day for a couple of reasons. First, I got out for a bit a couple of times (getting some ginger tea and some peppermint tea, and some water biscuits to help mum with her nausea and vomiting; going to Coulsdon for a little bit of a wander with mum later), and secondly I achieved some stuff. I have a feeling that those things are quite important in making me feel useful and thus better about being here.

Mum had pretty bad nausea and vomiting on Monday and during Monday night, but started to feel better on Tuesday morning, though still very tired. She cancelled some visitors who were supposed to be coming in the morning and rested and managed to eat something, and by Lunchtime felt up to attempting to go out, so we took it in several steps, which seemed to help her. Pension first, then Coulsdon itself. First to Coulsdon Hardware to get a new mop and bucket (having broken mum's mop during the great room tidy project - it was very funny, Phil looked all forlorn and said looking very sad "I could have sworn [the squeegee mechanism] would have worked before I actually broke it...), then as she was still doing ok we went on to the butchers for some sausages for tomorrow night, then as she was still doing ok we went on to the Coffee place that has sprung up in Coulsdon since I moved away/the bypass was built. A cold drink from there and some carrot cake seemed to do wonders for perking mum up, as, I'm pretty sure, did just getting out. The whole trip wiped her out, but she said she felt better for it.

While she had a sleep I went to work playing with the mop trialling the mop, before losing interest mopping the floors in the kitchen and the bathroom, and hoovering all the other floors while I was at it and had the vacuum cleaner out. I'm pretty sure that the kitchen floor is better for it. I hope so anyway, because it was hard work.

My adventures in cleaning did reveal to me some interesting personality traits in my mum's cats though. George, who is enormous and I think likes to think of himself as a bit of a hard man, is a big scaredy cat who is terrified of the vacuum cleaner. When I went near his chosen sitting place with it on he jumped up and ran away. On the other hand, Violet, who is his sister and very petite, wasn't scared of the vacuum or the mop, or the fact the kitchen floor was wet, and stayed put in the kitchen on her chosen worktop the whole time I was working in there. But curiously I found out while was taking a break that Violet is scared of 80's Power Ballads. While I was taking a break and listening to a rather eclectic mix of music, Violet was curled up next to me asleep. Every time an 80's Power Ballad came on, she'd jump up and look a bit freaked out and need some fussing before she'd relax again. It was very cute. And funny. And I'm clearly mean ;)

The rest of the afternoon and evening was spent in my little room again, catching up on various internet things, including the CBB, where I asked for prayers and thoughts to do with this situation and everyone has been overwhelmingly amazing. I can't express how touched I am with the responses, especially towards someone who is largely a lurker now and most people don't know well, but will have a go later at expressing it anyway, because they deserve to know how awesome they are.

Anyway, while I was geeking around with my laptop I became aware of being very cold. I assumed I was just being a big girly wuss, especially as this room is colder than the others because of an air vent in the wall. About half 7 I finally got around to checking on the radiator and it was stone cold at a time when I knew it should be on, and discovered that the gas had run out (I'd forgotten how much of a pain these type of meters could be). Ended up taking the gas card and the electric key down to the place in the valley that tops them up and decided while I was out I'd get a pizza for dinner because I really couldn't be bothered to cook by this time. All this meant I was back a bit later than I otherwise would have been and I walked into a gaggle (if two plus a toddler is a gaggle) of Mormons, so my pizza went cold while we all talked. As most of you know, I'm no longer a Mormon, and my time with them was often rather, um, fraught, but one of the people (Good Guy) who was there is the only one who consistently stood by my family through everything and who still talks to, and is on good terms with us. Which is the reason I didn't shoo him out of the door faster.

Mum resigned from the church finally last year sometime over the Church's interference with California's Proposition 8 last year, and has foregone contact with them (except for Good Guy) for long before that, so it was a bit of a surprise to see this man with his Home Teaching companion. They'd come to offer mum a Priesthood Blessing as apparently when Good Guy saw her on Sunday to see if there was anything he could do, he offered one and mum said she'd think about it.

Anyway, she decided that actually she didn't want one and proceeded to doze through the rest of the visit - good for her - while I chatted because after about 6 years out, and 6 years inactive before, and what they did to me and my family (lots of hurt/bitterness still) that I still don't feel like I can be rude to them. Gah. Still, the visit did result in Good Guy saying he'd do some basic garden maintenance for us, which is good because Phil and I are too busy (and I'm too inept when it comes to garden stuff) and mum too ill to be able to do it ourselves. I also chatted to the Home Teaching Companion about UKC, where he was a student at KLS until 2007, which was quite nice. Alas, I fear I have given away too much of my location to him in my desire to express how much I loved Canterbury. Hope we don't end up with a visit from the missionaries...

When I finally got to my pizza it was lukewarm, fading to cold before the end :( I've no idea how they manage it, but Mormons seem very good at turning up when dinner is nearly or actually ready and then talking until it's cold :(

Currently waiting for the Tesco delivery to arrive and feeling the early and cold today. I'd then go back to sleep and be a big lazy thing, but it's mum's payday and if she feels up to it has a number of things she wants to do.


Much later - Tesco turned up, food is all put away. Think I may have ordered too much. Fridge and Freezer cannae take much more captain! Also managed to have a shower, in preparation for venturing to Croydon later if mum feels up to it.

ETA: 12/07/11 No longer filtered
lizziec: (carebare grumpy sleeping)
Yesterday was a much better day for a couple of reasons. First, I got out for a bit a couple of times (getting some ginger tea and some peppermint tea, and some water biscuits to help mum with her nausea and vomiting; going to Coulsdon for a little bit of a wander with mum later), and secondly I achieved some stuff. I have a feeling that those things are quite important in making me feel useful and thus better about being here.

Mum had pretty bad nausea and vomiting on Monday and during Monday night, but started to feel better on Tuesday morning, though still very tired. She cancelled some visitors who were supposed to be coming in the morning and rested and managed to eat something, and by Lunchtime felt up to attempting to go out, so we took it in several steps, which seemed to help her. Pension first, then Coulsdon itself. First to Coulsdon Hardware to get a new mop and bucket (having broken mum's mop during the great room tidy project - it was very funny, Phil looked all forlorn and said looking very sad "I could have sworn [the squeegee mechanism] would have worked before I actually broke it...), then as she was still doing ok we went on to the butchers for some sausages for tomorrow night, then as she was still doing ok we went on to the Coffee place that has sprung up in Coulsdon since I moved away/the bypass was built. A cold drink from there and some carrot cake seemed to do wonders for perking mum up, as, I'm pretty sure, did just getting out. The whole trip wiped her out, but she said she felt better for it.

While she had a sleep I went to work playing with the mop trialling the mop, before losing interest mopping the floors in the kitchen and the bathroom, and hoovering all the other floors while I was at it and had the vacuum cleaner out. I'm pretty sure that the kitchen floor is better for it. I hope so anyway, because it was hard work.

My adventures in cleaning did reveal to me some interesting personality traits in my mum's cats though. George, who is enormous and I think likes to think of himself as a bit of a hard man, is a big scaredy cat who is terrified of the vacuum cleaner. When I went near his chosen sitting place with it on he jumped up and ran away. On the other hand, Violet, who is his sister and very petite, wasn't scared of the vacuum or the mop, or the fact the kitchen floor was wet, and stayed put in the kitchen on her chosen worktop the whole time I was working in there. But curiously I found out while was taking a break that Violet is scared of 80's Power Ballads. While I was taking a break and listening to a rather eclectic mix of music, Violet was curled up next to me asleep. Every time an 80's Power Ballad came on, she'd jump up and look a bit freaked out and need some fussing before she'd relax again. It was very cute. And funny. And I'm clearly mean ;)

The rest of the afternoon and evening was spent in my little room again, catching up on various internet things, including the CBB, where I asked for prayers and thoughts to do with this situation and everyone has been overwhelmingly amazing. I can't express how touched I am with the responses, especially towards someone who is largely a lurker now and most people don't know well, but will have a go later at expressing it anyway, because they deserve to know how awesome they are.

Anyway, while I was geeking around with my laptop I became aware of being very cold. I assumed I was just being a big girly wuss, especially as this room is colder than the others because of an air vent in the wall. About half 7 I finally got around to checking on the radiator and it was stone cold at a time when I knew it should be on, and discovered that the gas had run out (I'd forgotten how much of a pain these type of meters could be). Ended up taking the gas card and the electric key down to the place in the valley that tops them up and decided while I was out I'd get a pizza for dinner because I really couldn't be bothered to cook by this time. All this meant I was back a bit later than I otherwise would have been and I walked into a gaggle (if two plus a toddler is a gaggle) of Mormons, so my pizza went cold while we all talked. As most of you know, I'm no longer a Mormon, and my time with them was often rather, um, fraught, but one of the people (Good Guy) who was there is the only one who consistently stood by my family through everything and who still talks to, and is on good terms with us. Which is the reason I didn't shoo him out of the door faster.

Mum resigned from the church finally last year sometime over the Church's interference with California's Proposition 8 last year, and has foregone contact with them (except for Good Guy) for long before that, so it was a bit of a surprise to see this man with his Home Teaching companion. They'd come to offer mum a Priesthood Blessing as apparently when Good Guy saw her on Sunday to see if there was anything he could do, he offered one and mum said she'd think about it.

Anyway, she decided that actually she didn't want one and proceeded to doze through the rest of the visit - good for her - while I chatted because after about 6 years out, and 6 years inactive before, and what they did to me and my family (lots of hurt/bitterness still) that I still don't feel like I can be rude to them. Gah. Still, the visit did result in Good Guy saying he'd do some basic garden maintenance for us, which is good because Phil and I are too busy (and I'm too inept when it comes to garden stuff) and mum too ill to be able to do it ourselves. I also chatted to the Home Teaching Companion about UKC, where he was a student at KLS until 2007, which was quite nice. Alas, I fear I have given away too much of my location to him in my desire to express how much I loved Canterbury. Hope we don't end up with a visit from the missionaries...

When I finally got to my pizza it was lukewarm, fading to cold before the end :( I've no idea how they manage it, but Mormons seem very good at turning up when dinner is nearly or actually ready and then talking until it's cold :(

Currently waiting for the Tesco delivery to arrive and feeling the early and cold today. I'd then go back to sleep and be a big lazy thing, but it's mum's payday and if she feels up to it has a number of things she wants to do.


Much later - Tesco turned up, food is all put away. Think I may have ordered too much. Fridge and Freezer cannae take much more captain! Also managed to have a shower, in preparation for venturing to Croydon later if mum feels up to it.

ETA: 12/07/11 No longer filtered
lizziec: (Chalet School)
Inspired by a discussion on the CBB, which brought up Lydia, Joey's Sister in Law who apparently didn't like her. A letter explaining why that was lost in the confusion of the evacuation and German invasion of Guernsey (or possibly on a ship sunk by a U-Boat), so never read by the intended recipient.

The letter that never arrived )

lizziec: (Chalet School)
Inspired by a discussion on the CBB, which brought up Lydia, Joey's Sister in Law who apparently didn't like her. A letter explaining why that was lost in the confusion of the evacuation and German invasion of Guernsey (or possibly on a ship sunk by a U-Boat), so never read by the intended recipient.

The letter that never arrived )

lizziec: (Chalet School)
Inspired by a discussion on the CBB, which brought up Lydia, Joey's Sister in Law who apparently didn't like her. A letter explaining why that was lost in the confusion of the evacuation and German invasion of Guernsey (or possibly on a ship sunk by a U-Boat), so never read by the intended recipient.

The letter that never arrived )
lizziec: (me - phil'sfirstchristmas)
A drabble I wrote for my CBB Secret Santee. Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral.

The Ghosts of Ages Past )

lizziec: (me - phil'sfirstchristmas)
A drabble I wrote for my CBB Secret Santee. Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral.

The Ghosts of Ages Past )

lizziec: (me - phil'sfirstchristmas)
A drabble I wrote for my CBB Secret Santee. Inspired by the University of Kent Christmas service held at the Cathedral.

The Ghosts of Ages Past )
lizziec: (potterpuffs - Tonks)
One for the Chalet Fans (posted last night).

I finally managed to sleep, and when I woke up my camera was charged, so with [livejournal.com profile] benc's help, I photographed the cover again, properly, in decent light (so ridding the pictures of that yellow fuzzy hue).

Here's the decent version:


(There's also a huge version)

Here's the cover, free of annotations:


---

Spent today doing the above, shopping and seeing my in-laws. I can tell you are all awe-inspired by the excitingness of my life right now ;)

lizziec: (potterpuffs - Tonks)
One for the Chalet Fans (posted last night).

I finally managed to sleep, and when I woke up my camera was charged, so with [livejournal.com profile] benc's help, I photographed the cover again, properly, in decent light (so ridding the pictures of that yellow fuzzy hue).

Here's the decent version:


(There's also a huge version)

Here's the cover, free of annotations:


---

Spent today doing the above, shopping and seeing my in-laws. I can tell you are all awe-inspired by the excitingness of my life right now ;)

lizziec: (potterpuffs - Tonks)
One for the Chalet Fans (posted last night).

I finally managed to sleep, and when I woke up my camera was charged, so with [livejournal.com profile] benc's help, I photographed the cover again, properly, in decent light (so ridding the pictures of that yellow fuzzy hue).

Here's the decent version:


(There's also a huge version)

Here's the cover, free of annotations:


---

Spent today doing the above, shopping and seeing my in-laws. I can tell you are all awe-inspired by the excitingness of my life right now ;)
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I couldn't sleep, so I made this:



Sorry about the picture quality, I took it with my camera phone cos I went to use my proper camera and found that the battery was flat (now on charge) and I was too impatient to wait for it to be ready. I'm very pleased with myself for working out how to stick them all together in Paint Shop though :)

Might make a better quality one if I can be bothered.

Picture is of the cover of my GGB copy of The Chalet School Reunion. It has been annotated according to the key on the last page of that edition.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I couldn't sleep, so I made this:



Sorry about the picture quality, I took it with my camera phone cos I went to use my proper camera and found that the battery was flat (now on charge) and I was too impatient to wait for it to be ready. I'm very pleased with myself for working out how to stick them all together in Paint Shop though :)

Might make a better quality one if I can be bothered.

Picture is of the cover of my GGB copy of The Chalet School Reunion. It has been annotated according to the key on the last page of that edition.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I couldn't sleep, so I made this:



Sorry about the picture quality, I took it with my camera phone cos I went to use my proper camera and found that the battery was flat (now on charge) and I was too impatient to wait for it to be ready. I'm very pleased with myself for working out how to stick them all together in Paint Shop though :)

Might make a better quality one if I can be bothered.

Picture is of the cover of my GGB copy of The Chalet School Reunion. It has been annotated according to the key on the last page of that edition.
lizziec: (Chalet School)
To the tune of A Windmill in Old Amsterdam (Song gettable from here for now).

cut to save your friends pages )

Ok, so some of it's a bit laboured, but it amused me ;)

lizziec: (Chalet School)
To the tune of A Windmill in Old Amsterdam (Song gettable from here for now).

cut to save your friends pages )

Ok, so some of it's a bit laboured, but it amused me ;)

lizziec: (Chalet School)
To the tune of A Windmill in Old Amsterdam (Song gettable from here for now).

cut to save your friends pages )

Ok, so some of it's a bit laboured, but it amused me ;)
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I'm off to the CBB Christmas party tomorrow. I keep worrying I've not brought enough stuff for it, though I'm fairly sure I've over prepared/brought.

Have a meme.

Your rainbow is intensely shaded indigo, yellow, and blue.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What is says about you: You are a proud person. You appreciate friends who get along with one another. You share hobbies with friends and like trying to fit into their routines. You're good at getting people to like you.

Find the colors of your rainbow at spacefem.com.




lizziec: (animals - giraffe hug)
My muse was being kind, so here's another part.

Part 1
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Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
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Part 11
Part 12
Part 13

Part 14 )

lizziec: (animals - giraffe hug)
My muse was being kind, so here's another part.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12
Part 13

Part 14 )

lizziec: (animals - giraffe hug)
My muse was being kind, so here's another part.

Part 1
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Part 3
Part 4
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Part 7
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Part 12
Part 13

Part 14 )
lizziec: (bookshop)
Sorry it's taken me so long to update again.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12

Part 13 )

lizziec: (bookshop)
Sorry it's taken me so long to update again.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12

Part 13 )

lizziec: (bookshop)
Sorry it's taken me so long to update again.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12

Part 13 )
lizziec: (animals - Tiptoes cat)
A very short and complete story I wrote last night on the way back from London. Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet

The Cruel Tiernjoch )

lizziec: (animals - Tiptoes cat)
A very short and complete story I wrote last night on the way back from London. Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet

The Cruel Tiernjoch )

lizziec: (animals - Tiptoes cat)
A very short and complete story I wrote last night on the way back from London. Based on a "what if" for an event from The School at the Chalet

The Cruel Tiernjoch )
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I'm feeling really proud of myself today :) Last night the nominations for the 2008 Chalet School Fanfiction Awards were announced on the CBB and I was nominated in two categories! :D

A Chalet School Bonfire has been nominated in the "Best parody" category, and The Consultation has been nominated in the "Best Short and Complete Story" category.

I know it's silly but I can't help being extremely excited and proud of myself. Voting closes in two weeks, but TBH I don't care how it turns out. I never even expected to be nominated, so I'm happy and proud with that, especially as the talent of the CBBers is so strong :)
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I'm feeling really proud of myself today :) Last night the nominations for the 2008 Chalet School Fanfiction Awards were announced on the CBB and I was nominated in two categories! :D

A Chalet School Bonfire has been nominated in the "Best parody" category, and The Consultation has been nominated in the "Best Short and Complete Story" category.

I know it's silly but I can't help being extremely excited and proud of myself. Voting closes in two weeks, but TBH I don't care how it turns out. I never even expected to be nominated, so I'm happy and proud with that, especially as the talent of the CBBers is so strong :)
lizziec: (Chalet School)
I'm feeling really proud of myself today :) Last night the nominations for the 2008 Chalet School Fanfiction Awards were announced on the CBB and I was nominated in two categories! :D

A Chalet School Bonfire has been nominated in the "Best parody" category, and The Consultation has been nominated in the "Best Short and Complete Story" category.

I know it's silly but I can't help being extremely excited and proud of myself. Voting closes in two weeks, but TBH I don't care how it turns out. I never even expected to be nominated, so I'm happy and proud with that, especially as the talent of the CBBers is so strong :)
lizziec: (explosm sad)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
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Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11

Part 12 )

lizziec: (explosm sad)
Part 1
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Part 5
Part 6
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Part 11

Part 12 )

lizziec: (explosm sad)
Part 1
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Part 12 )
lizziec: (Default)
The things some of you fed my muse appear to have done the trick. Here is another part (second longest part so far!)

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10

Part 11 )

lizziec: (Default)
The things some of you fed my muse appear to have done the trick. Here is another part (second longest part so far!)

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10

Part 11 )

lizziec: (Default)
The things some of you fed my muse appear to have done the trick. Here is another part (second longest part so far!)

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10

Part 11 )
lizziec: (granny's garden bee)
Part 1
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Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9

Part 10 )

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