15 May 2009
The Friday night random has become a tradition
I've been sewing again. For those of you who come here for the craft (you poor disappointed sods).
For those of you who come for literary reasons, I have just finished reading Tales from Firozsha Baag by Rohinton Mistry. Almost as good as his A Fine Balance. God he's good isn't he? I'm listening to The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory and am quite enthralled.
And for the rest of you who come for the minestrone, (thank you to Jane for that term) I offer a completely unGoogled* list of my imaginary love interests, in chronological order:
* unGoogled so I don't have the correct names
Zebedee from The Magic Roundabout
Jason Donovan's mum [Sue Someone] on Adventure Island (I wrote her a fan letter when I was five) (she wrote back too) Sue McIntosh! Thank you!
Jimmy from HR PufnStuf (although the program itself made me deeply anxious)
Great Uncle Bulgaria
Hazel in Watership Down
Juliet Stevenson's character in Truly Madly Deeply
the Japanese translator in Bel Canto
that woman from The Forsyte Saga. Also her final husband. Irene, thank you!
Mr Darcy and Mr Knightley both
Lizzie Bennet too
Alan Rickman's character in Love Actually
Cary Grant's characters in just about everything he's done
Henry in The Time Traveller's Wife
Hugh Laurie in Blackadder
Queenie in Blackadder
I'm sure there are more but I'd need another beer to dredge them up. Besides, I have 200 more stitches of my shawl to unpick before I can go to bed.