March 3rd, 2008
|07:10 am - This is genius|
Far too many books and not enough space?
Well, this is genius. A bookcase designed to have integral book storage between each step.
Also, every time you go upstairs, you're reminded of all the cool books you have. Joy!
February 2nd, 2008
|07:48 am - SHORT BOOSHFIC: silly mpreg crack|
Title: Babies are Genius! crossposted to blue_boosh
Pairing: Howard/Vince and BABIES!
Rating: It’s harmless crack. PG?
Warning: MPREG! (male pregnancy)
Disclaimer: I don’t own the Boosh in the slightest. But if this disturbs the Boosh badly enough, it may even get into their next series.
Summary: Howard gets himself knocked up.
( Read more... )
( EDIT: Now with photoshopped image of the happy family! )
January 15th, 2008
|05:38 am - About Writing|
I've come across a couple of really good posts about writing recently.
1. By minisinoo - The Glory of Plot
There was so much I learnt from this post. For example:
"Always show (don't tell/summarize) scenes that further the plot. Don't be afraid to summarize (or let occur off-camera) scenes that don't."It's so obvious, yet I'd never realised it before.
And it came at just the right time. I was struggling with a story, wondering why the start wasn't working at all. And then I realised - I was trying to stick a scene in the start that didn't actually further the plot. No wonder it didn't feel like it should be there and I'd been having so much trouble! At the same time I'd only mentioned in a few lines, off camera, an event that really did have a big influence. I'd done it the wrong way about!
So simple, yet so useful. There are loads of tips like this in the entry. Totally recommended.
2. By schemingreader - More About Writing Orgasms
"all descriptions of sexual acts must be narratives in microcosm"An interesting idea, with many quoted examples. And being schemingreader, the digression leads this way and that. For example, she's found the patent pending for an Orgasm-Measuring Probe. And guess where it's inserted? Yes, this is where the orgasm begins! I learnt new things about human anatomy, I can tell you.
Plus I got into a discussion about show versus tell in writing.
3. Not about writing. But I found a diagram of the clitoris at last! I was looking for one for ages. And of all places, it's on the BBC news website.
Quote: "The clitoris rivals the penis in size.... The vaginal wall is, in fact, the clitoris," said Dr O'Connell, who is based in Melbourne. "The original anatomists weren't interested in the clitoris. The penis was much more interesting. It was bigger and you didn't have to wear your spectacles to see it."
LOL. But now I have a diagram to point people at! Yes!
December 10th, 2007
|02:41 pm - BOOSH COOKIES|
OMG you have to go check this out
Glynnis has made the most amazing Mighty Boosh Christmas Cookies ever
Starring Howard, Vince, Old Gregg, The Ball of Funk and Bob Fossil