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22 March 2016 @ 10:35 am
10 Likes & Dislikes  
I looked at the topic for today and thought 'oh, that should be quite easy' but then... well how do I narrow down my likes to 10? And I don't like thinking of things I don't like so boo!

Likes
Green Day - they've been my favourite band since I was a teenager. I feel in love with Basket Case the first time I ever heard it and... just love!
Enya - My parents used to foster children and they had a girl who was mad about Enya. I heard her music when I was young and love the places it took me. Still do. Even if Regan calls it 'plinky plonky crap' LOL
Sex - oh, don't look at me like that. Sex is great!
Cross-stitch - The ability to take a blank canvas and some thread and make a picture never fails to make me feel amazing. I'm literally making something out of nothing!
Reading - I am a voracious reader and if I'm not cross-stitching, chances are I've got my nose in a book. My favourite genres are fantasy, horror and sci-fi but I'll read pretty much anything.
Tarot - I've been reading tarot since my late teens - 20 or so years now - and I love it's ability to help me focus and use my subconscious to solve problems that I don't know I'm working through.
Ancient Egypt - I have no idea what it is about Ancient Egypt and the mythology but it absolutely fascinates me.
Starbucks - I'm a coffee fiend and Starbucks is my supplier of my addiction.
Dolphins - Beautiful, intelligent, amazing animals. Basically.
Corsets - I love how they look, both on me and on other women, very sexy. And I love how powerful and sexy they make me feel when wearing them. It's a very shallow enjoyment and I'm perfectly happy to admit it.

Dislikes
Inequality - At the most base level, all people are people and should have the same rights. Simple as.
Hypersexualisation of pop music - yes, I know that 'sex sells', and yes music has ALWAYS been sex & drugs & rock 'n roll and yes, it was like it when I was younger. But it was more... it was nowhere near as in your face
Photoshopping of models - When she was 9, Regan asked to go on a diet because she didn't look like the pictures in magazines. She was NINE. It angers me that media has this insistence that women look a certain way when in reality... we don't!
Misunderstanding of BDSM - It's nothing like certain books/films would have you believe and its not abuse! It's control and trust and pleasure and pain and consensual and fun
The smell of cabbage cooking *wrinkles nose* blech
Mushrooms They're just gross, sorry. Horrible texture, nasty taste and they look weird!
Grey pubes TMI maybe, and I know it's my age - I'm getting a few grey hairs which in general don't both me but my pubic hair going grey is just horrible!
Chelsea FC losing a match I support Chelsea, it makes me sad
The tory government. Don't get me started!
Having to rip out stitches You've been knitting/stitching along merrily only to realise you've screwed up somewhere along the way and have to undo hours of work :(
 
 
 
Butterflysnogged on March 22nd, 2016 12:02 pm (UTC)
I also like corsets, dolphins, Ancient Egypt, Tarot, reading, and sex. :)
solivinisolivini on March 22nd, 2016 03:00 pm (UTC)
You were probably Egyptian in one of your past lives. I read a story somewhere about this really young kid who was obsessed with WWII and fighter planes. Without any leading whatsoever, he lead some adults to where his plane went down. He also had a corresponding scar that the dead pilot had. How fascinating is that. There are lots of stories like that out there. So your unexplained obsession with ancient Egypt might have to do with that. Hey! Maybe you were Cleopatra!
velvetwhipvelvetwhip on March 22nd, 2016 04:15 pm (UTC)
I share your distaste for the smell of cooked cabbage and the texture of mushrooms. Blecch.


Gabrielle

Edited at 2016-03-22 04:16 pm (UTC)
The Little Zombie Who Could1_rhiannon_1 on March 22nd, 2016 05:56 pm (UTC)
I used to work at a restaurant that served cooked cabbage and I'm clumsy so I'd routinely spill that stuff on my hands/clothes/whatever. Ugh! So gross!
Danialikesealight on March 23rd, 2016 06:34 am (UTC)
ahaha I love that you put mushrooms on there. It's hard because they're in soo many vegetarian dishes, but I just can't stand them!
DD3: tara_pentagramdancingdragon3 on March 24th, 2016 04:48 am (UTC)
I love the music, making things (but I don't stitch), reading those genres, Tarot (I use the Witches Tarot), Ancient Egypt, corsets (great reasons, BTW), and hate the misunderstanding and misuse of BDSM, and if I ever meet EL James...