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Birthdate:Apr 22
Andra, lives in London. Habitual insomniac, compulsive gamer, scatterbrained perfectionist. A fussy bookworm, romantic at heart but extremely cynical about the real world, am in fact a misanthrope 99% of the time but more than happy to meet new people.

Am very shallow when it comes to the shiny, if it's got a good plot and interesting characters, I'll like it. If it's got a really well written female character I will adore it. I lurk most of the time and only comment when I feel that I have something to say. I really like my heroines, I go looking for books/films/tv series that have well written female characters and male characters that don't make me want to punch them in the face.

I also have a weakness for postcards, blank notebooks, cats, good tea and sleeping. I love my sleep.

Current Interests: Asian culture, classic world poetry, ancient history and mythology. Gender and women's roles past and present, Steampunk.

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adult fairytales, alternate histories, alternate universes, ancient cultures, ancient egypt, ancient history, anime, anti-heroes, antique jewellery, art, art nouveau, arthurian legend, asian history, baking, books, bookstores, british history, cars, cartoons, cats, catwoman, celtic culture, china, classic rock, classical literature, classical music, colouring books, comics, costume movies, creative writing, cyberpunk, dangerous ladies, dead languages, design, discworld, disney, dragons, epistemology, equal rights, european history, fanfiction, fanfiction as textual criticism, fantasy, fantasy literature, fat acceptance, fat positivity, female characters, feminism, feminist science fiction, fiction, film history, film noir, films, final fantasy, flora and fauna, folklore, gaming, gardens, gen, gender, genderbending, girls with swords, greek mythology, halo, hans zimmer, historical fantasy, historical fiction, historical novels, history, homer, howl's moving castle, indiana jones, japan, landscape photography, language, languages, literature, lord of the rings, magic realism, manga, mass effect, medieval things, mental illness, meta, mozart, multiple female characters, music, mysticism, mythology, nature, ocean, okami, organizing, original fiction, paganism, paranormal romance, people of color, philosophy, photography, photoshop, pirates, poetry, postcards, pre-raphaelites, procrastinating, psychology, public libraries, puzzles, quotes, rain, reading, research, robots, rpg, sarcasm, sci-fi, science, science fiction, sexuality, sleeping, social justice, solitude, soundtracks, space exploration, speculative fiction, stationary, steampunk, studio ghibli, swords, taoism, tea, the elder scrolls, the english language, the goddess athena, the iliad, the odyssey, the universe, travel, urban fantasy, vampires, venice, video games, wallpapers, winter, witches, wolves, writing, young adult fiction
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