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December 9th, 2030
November 11th, 2030
TV series list - to watch:
Recommendations are quite welcome
( Don't mind me, just starting a list of all those tv series that I want to watch as opportunity arises...Collapse )
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February 1st, 2017
Books and Comics of January 2017:
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Total number of books and comics read this month: 21
Currently reading: Smertensbarn by Mette Finderup and Mørke guders templer
Total number of books and comics read this year: 21
Which reminds me, I really should get around to doing some statistics on the books I read last year.
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January 23rd, 2017
So, let’s see if I’ve understood this correctly: if it’s a tv show the former Danish minister of culture likes, then it’s serious business and an outrage and something to be brought up in parliament when he can’t get his fix straight from the source, unimpeded by geolocking and annoying things like creators’ rights. :
But when it’s a tv show someone else likes, it’s just too bad and we best be good little consumers and wait patiently for someone to potentially, at some point in the next 5-10 years if we’re very lucky, acquire the rights to show it on some random tv channel in DK, because you wouldn’t download a car, now would you?
I wonder if Bertel can spell hypocrite...
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January 1st, 2017
A Year in Fic 2016:
Another year has come and gone, so I think it's time for another of these posts.
As always, I'd like to start with the fic I wrote for Yuletide:
Kvæði (3517 words) by oneiriad
Fandom: Í Gøtu Ein Dag | In Gota one Day - Xperiment (Music Video)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Tróndur í Gøtu | Trond of Gota (Í Gøtu Ein Dag)
Additional Tags: Tróndur never quite letting go of his Faroe Islands
Summary:Tróndur rose from his grave with a moan.
He staggered to his feet, leaning heavily against his great staff, and looked around him as he gasped for breath. The grass was green and the cliffs were tall and the sea was wild as ever, and the only living thing near him was a sheep, grazing and not the least bit interested in the man who had risen from the dead nearby.
It was based on this rather lovely music video, which you should all go look at.
It did - well, the recipient liked it and almost nobody else even saw it? I think? Though out of the 10 hits it had gotten pre-reveal I had 3 kudos, so - I dunno. I really hope the yuletide mods do something about that tag wrangling issue before next year...
Right, stepping away from the sulking and turning to look at what else I got up to fic-wise.
I think this was pretty much the last year I could be said to be properly in Vikings fandom. They killed off Athelstan long ago, last episode they finally gave Ragnar his death-by-snake-pit, and most of the other characters I used to love have either gotten killed off or character assassinated (Lagertha being a primary example of the latter). Anyway - I wrote two pure Vikings ficlets this year. Hagiographia, which plays with the idea of Ragnar meeting Athelstan's son Alfred while Ragnar's besieging Paris and Alfred is on a pilgrimage to Rome, and Birds of a Feather, a tiny Athelnar soulmate ficlet. And I wrote The Sweet Hereafter, which is a Supernatural crossover with Benny Lafitte waking to find himself dead and in Valhalla with some of the dead Vikings vikings.
This year was also the year that saw me sliding into a new fandom, though - Legends of Tomorrow (well, and a bit The Flash, but mostly where there's character overlap) - which then promptly proceeded to kill off my favourite character. And the DC CW shows keep teasing that they'll bring him back, but - so far we've gotten a flashback, a hologram and a suicidally depressed pyromaniac hallucinating him. I'm beginning to lose hope.
Anyway, I started of carefully with Snowed In, where Barry Allen has accidentally run himself back to the middle ages and needs a rescue. Then there was The Saga of Kollr, a double-fix-it crossover with Vikings where Leonard Snart's the one stranded in medieval times, specifically the viking age. Because that theme apparently appeals to me. Femme Fatale, a Sandman crossover with the late Leonard Snart being offered a new job, and Little Spider Lost, a crossover with Captain America: Civil War, where the big airport battle gets interrupted by Wanda accidentally moving all the heroes to another universe - and Spider-Man landing in Central City and ending up with Captain Cold and Heatwave.
And then there were the Coldwave fics, because shortly after falling for the character of Leonard Snart I fell for the pairing Leonard Snart/Mick Rory (I really need to sit down and take a look at Prison Break this year), and somewhere along the way I wrote several ficlets, mostly AUs. Rogues in Twilight is a crossover with Sergei Lukyanenko's Night Watch universe, while First Impressions is a tiny Age of Sail AU. Hervararkviða is a Viking Age AU (because I have a hard time letting go of certain interests, perhaps?) and The Start of a Beautiful Friendship is a Wild West centaur!Mick Rory AU (what can I say? I like the mental image of him as a centaur - one of those huge draft horse breeds) (also, look! It has fan art!.) The Play's the Thing and Gotta Catch'em All are tiny, silly ficlets, while Never Laugh At Live Dragons was written for a prompt asking for the pair of them to be dragons, but neglecting to require that both of them knew this tiny fact about the other. Meanwhile, Snowflake revolves around a Leonard Snart having come unstuck in time/the multiverse, so to speak.
And because Coldwave is lovely, but Coldflashwave is a nice bit of added spice from time to time, I ended up writing Making Up Is Hard To Do, which is quite possibly the smuttiest thing I've ever written, and I'm currently also working on Panopticon, a Coldflashwave prison AU, that I got distracted from by working on my yuletide story.
So, it's been a fairly productive year, at least as far as fanfic's concerned, and there's a couple of those stories I'm actually very happy with.
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Books and Comics of December:
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Total number of books and comics read this month: 16
Currently reading: Haabet by Mick Vraa and Livets barske lektie III by Helene Th. Svolgart
Total number of books and comics read this year: 250
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December 18th, 2016
There are three mystery works in my gifts on AO3. That's - unexpected. :
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December 8th, 2016
So - apparently they've accidentally deleted Yuletide? :
Which reminds me, I really should sit down and write that story.
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