Here a few things I like in this crazy world of ours!
Lists. I read once in a book about this child who had aspergers syndrome that he liked lists. It’s interesting really because everyone’s got something you know? Like habits, etc. I really love when stuff is sub-categorised by like colour or department.
Florence + The Machine.
EFFY EFFY EFFY.
Chocolate cake with cream or vanilla ice-cream. Mmmmm indulgent. :p
Scores. I’m a major fan of movie scores. I like most types of music but scores hold a really dear place in my heart. It’s just the massive orchestrated movements and production are impeccable and really tell a story of their own. Some of my favourite scores include The Lord of The Rings, Harry Potter, Inception, Gravity, Pirates of the Caribbean, Cloud Atlas, Up, Avatar, Melancholia, Jurassic Park, ET, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Star Wars.
Soundtracks. Some of my favourites are The Great Gatsby, Amélie, Twilight (The Twilight saga is shit but there’s a serious amount of good indie bands and artists on the soundtracks), Hanna, Drive, The Hunger Games, Mamma Mia! (LOL).
I used to have an obsession with songs from ads. I still kinda do.
Mini vans – The Volkswagen ones.
London urban fashion.
Jazz music at night e.g. Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Blakey, etc.
Those few minutes before sunrise, where it’s the darkest, quietest and deadest time of the day. It’s like it’s the most alone you can ever feel yet its the most amazing feeling when the light hits the horizon.
Looking at places I’ll never go and people I’ll never meet on Tumblr.
Gregory Euclide’s art.
Favourite characters include Effy Stonem, Emily Fitch (Skins), Bridget Jones (Bridget Jones’ Diary), Leslie Knope, Ron Swanson, April Ludgate (Parks & Rec), Isabelle Lightwood (The Mortal Instruments), William Herondale (The Infernal Devices), Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood (Harry Potter), Marshall Gregson (United States of Tara), Piotr Rasputin/ Colossus (X-Men), Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones), Juno MacGuff (Juno), Tracey Berkowitz (The Tracey Fragments), Donnie Darko (Donnie Darko), Johanna Mason (The Hunger Games), Simon Bellamy (Misfits), Josie Jones, Vod Nordstrom (Fresh Meat), Daria Morgendorffer, Jane Lane (Daria), Max Blum, Penny Hartz (Happy Endings), Lisa Simpson (The Simpsons), Lightning (Final Fantasy XIII), Jackson (Flight 29 Down).
Lana del rey.
Slightly fucked up/ damaged/ quiet/ sad/ depressed/ etc. types of people/characters because I just think they’ve been through something and they just know how the world functions and know how people act. They’re knowledgeable and modest but they’ve got stories to tell you know?
Favourite supernatural creature: Werewolf or Faerie.