angst, loki

Mortality (or lack of it)

Brain is buzzing, so hey let's get this thought on paper


Even as a kid, television shows and books taught me that it's good to be mortal. Immortality tends to revolve around having mortal friends who will one day perish and leave you feeling lonelier than ever (sure, better to have loved and lost but I can imagine it starts to drag after a time).

For example, much angst in Doctor Who is based around this idea that his life span is so much greater than that of his companions.

I'm pretty sure that way before I knew who Doctor Who was I already knew that immortality was a bad thing. Maybe I was just a really depressed kid. Maybe the circle of life song in the Lion King just hit home.

Perhaps it's knowing that searching for the fountain of youth is a wasted effort, but I think it's more that I don't *want* to live forever.

But why not? Why wouldn't I want to see what happens 100 years from now? Why wouldn't I want to witness the evolution of technology and mankind? Perhaps I'm afraid of having to witness the inevitable apocalypse (whether religious, through the death of the sun or alien invasion...), or maybe it really is just the whole 'oh woe is me all my friends are dead and I have too much knowledge in my brain.'




It's a clever trick, convincing a kid that immortality is bad so they shouldn't be afraid of their own mortality. Of course a child has little comprehension of what it means to be facing their mortality, but at the very least it seems possible for them to accept it's better than the alternative.

Again, logic and instinct don't tend to work in partnership, so I'm sure when the time comes for me to face it I'll probably do anything within my power to avoid it. Or, I'll avoid thinking about it.

Fugue state, please.
ladybird

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So last night I went to see this:

http://www.oldvictheatre.com/whatson.php?id=78

After a few minutes I had managed to tune my ear into the thick Irish accents. I thoroughly enjoyed this and laughed out loud on more than one occasion - as well as gasping in horror when Robert Sheehan was beaten by his character's father!!

It was nice to catch up with gran and my sister, even if the trains were stupid and a 2 hour show took about 4 hours of travelling. Ruth Negga was as gorgeous as ever and the on-stage chemistry rivaled their performance in Love/hate (remind me to get those DVDs now the second series is out).

So my celebrity spotting habit continues... I have now seen Robert Sheehan, Ruth Negga, The Mighty Boosh, David Tennant and John Simm. If anyone hears of any other pretty actors/funny comedians please let me know :)



I even managed to do a take at the hospital this morning! Super Sophie strikes again :) Now, I really need to do some more work... It looks like I have given up all of my weekends to the hospital now too. After having 8.00 ward rounds every day for 3 weeks I'm never going to complain about a 9.00 lecture ever again. Honestly!

Hope everyone is keeping well... If you are going to be admitted to hospital make sure it's down near me ;)
xx
ladybird

Fic: Ghosts 7/11


Title: Ghosts

Chapter Title: The Shining Star

Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard is worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  While Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out just what has made Vince lose his spark…

Word Count: ~2520
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: implied mental and physical disorders, mild violence, in-jokes/terms of endearment, shameless self promotion.

Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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ladybird

Fic: Ghosts 6/?


Title: Ghosts

Chapter Title: Sweet Enough

Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard is worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  While Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out just what has made Vince lose his spark…

Word Count: ~1630
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: implied mental and physical disorders, mild violence, in-jokes/terms of endearment, shameless self promotion.

Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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ladybird

Fic: Ghosts 5/?


Title: Ghosts

Chapter Title: Crescendo

Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard is worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  While Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out just what has made Vince lose his spark…

Word Count: ~1280
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: swears, implied mental and physical disorders, arguments.

Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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ladybird

Fic: Reality Mix


Title: Reality Mix

Authors: Calistomyth and Knightaimee

Pairing: Vince/Howard, Noel/Julian, Julian/Julia, Noel/Dee (all implied)
Summary: This wasn’t the way it was supposed to be.

Word Count: ~3640
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: major character death, swears, implied het, tissue warning.

Disclaimer: We do not own the Boosh but we do own our own molten sexual tension :D


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writer, howard

Fic: Ghosts 4/?

 
 

Title: Ghosts
Chapter Title: Compulsive Liar
Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard is worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  While Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out just what has made Vince lose his spark…
Word Count: ~950
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: swears, implied mental and physical disorders, Freud quotes,
Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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ladybird

Fic: Ghosts 3/? with a pic

Title: Ghosts
Chapter Title: Mood Swings
Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Vince is acting strangely. Howard is worried. How long can they go on like this?
Word Count: ~1720
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: swears, implied mental and physical disorders, Freud quotes,
Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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ladybird

Fic: Ghosts 2/?


Title: Ghosts

Chapter Title: A One-Off Crazy

Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard’s worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  But as Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out what’s made Vince lose his spark…

Word Count: ~1730
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: swears, implied mental and physical disorders, Freud quotes, reference to Jeremy Clarkson

Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair. I also do not own Howard’s jazz ramble in the fic (enter hermitknut).

 

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ladybird

Fic- Ghosts 1/?


Title: Ghosts

Chapter Title: O level Mathematics

Pairing: Vince/Howard
Summary: Howard’s worried about Vince’s strange behaviour.  But as Naboo and Bollo appear to turn a blind eye, Howard is determined to find out what’s made Vince lose his spark…

Word Count: ~1730
Genre: angst, hurt/comfort, fluff, humor,

Rating: PG-13

Warnings: swears, implied mental and physical disorders, Freud quotes.

Disclaimer: I do not own the Mighty Boosh, but I do own my hair.

 

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