_loveandwar
25 London, UK
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My self-summary
Big butt. Bigger heart.
What I’m doing with my life
Psychology degree. Prowling east London. In a phase of self-conscious theoretical development, so if you are anarcho-feminist or socialist let's talk!
I’m really good at
One-liners, making myself up like a drag queen, singing along, reading people. Changing my hair. Being kind of loud.
The first things people usually notice about me
Stupid hair and big earrings. When I talk, my Canadian accent. 99% of the people who come up to me at bars/message me on here say something along the line of 'nice tats.' Don't be that person.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I like reading comic books (Tank Girl!! Obviously, Charles Burnes, Transmet, Bitchplanet, Saga, Rat Queens, Big Man Plans, Spaceriders, anything by Daniel Clowes, etc) but I also enjoy Amy Hempel, Mary Robinson, Angela Carter, Marquis de Sade, Hunter S. Thompson, Anais Nin, Naomi Wolf, and art books. I have been pretty restricted in my reading materials as I read a LOT of textbooks and Psychology journals for my course, but at the moment I'm reading Carrie Brownstein's autobiography 'Hunger Makes me a Modern Girl.' (edit: finished book, fast read, but she does love her fancy descriptive words. Now reading a book on women drummers by Angela Smith)

Movies, I'm into John Waters, Tarantino, Ridley Scott, David Lynch, Cronenberg, Kubrick, Wes Anderson, Hitchcock, etc..

In lieu of a list of bands, I decided it would be fun to document what happens when my phone is on shuffle. A kind of impromptu mixed tape. Are you ready?
Calculated- Heavens to Betsy
Little Ones Run- Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra
Americanized- Gwar
Miss World-Hole
Nation State- Propaghandi
Cat People- David Bowie
Outcast Stomp-G.L.O.S.S.
Girls Night Out- The Knife
The Daughter Brings the Water- Swans
Trans-Continental Hustle- Gogol Bordello
That thing - Lauryn Hill
Wave of Mutilation- The Pixies
White Boy- Bikini Kill
Behind the Crooked Cross- Slayer
Where I End and You Begin- Radiohead
When Doves Cry- Prince
Life is Pain- Leftover Crack
Don't Eat Stuff Off the Sidewalk- The Cramps
The Good Son- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Hotline Bling (remix)- Erykah Badu
All Tomorrow's Parties- The Velvet Underground
X-Ray Style- Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
Rollercoaster- Sleater Kinney
The World Comes Tumbling Down- The Distillers
My God is the Sun- QOTSA

That got kinda long because it was actually quite fun. Also, cute that Brody Dalle and Josh Homme played one after the other. Romance.

I love spicy food, (I literally cook things in hot sauce, mmmm, mouth fire). I will give anything a try as long as it doesn't have any dead animals in it. Favourites are definitely Mexican, Japanese, and Thai. But I'm pretty happy with pizza and beer.
The six things I could never do without
Books
My headphones
Good food
Good coffee
a little dance
Red lipstick
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What I'm gonna cook later, have the X files have really managed to make me believe in aliens? I mull over theories in my head a lot and often come out with some long winded psychological explanation for something that is loosely related to what we're discussing, which makes me sound like a nerd or a pompous cunt but I'm OK with both.
On a typical Friday night I am
Having four straight hours of lectures and then drum lessons. If I have energy to see you on a Friday night I probably really like you.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I kinda hate meeting people off the internet. It's awkward. Also, I've superglued my phone back together not once but twice.
You should message me if
You aren't afraid of a woman with serious sass mouth.
You would be interested in grabbing a drink/coffee/spliff or all three (I like to call it a stoner speedball)
You live in other parts of the world and want international friends for travelling and general perspective-gathering
You are in NYC or surrounding and want to fuel my obsession with the city and the many babes within it.
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