I can usually be found either haunting the library or my favorite bookstore. That is where I am my happiest other than at my home. I also love cooking and dancing.
Okay so what is now happening is that I am leaving the psychology program at USQ and switching to a Humanities degree which is better for me as the statistical side of psych was driving me nuts and making my brain hurt.
I tend to have somewhat high standards for myself and sometimes that spills over onto people around me but I do try to control it. I can be opinionated, goal driven, snarky and somewhat old fashioned in that I like doors being opened for me, hats being taken off when greeting someone and indoors and other small things like that. Really gentlemen, ladies like things like this!
Recently I have taken up Latin American dancing with a friend on Monday nights and I am getting pretty good at it. It is a combination of exercise and therapy and I find that it is helping me . . . well all except for my feet being ready to kill me when I get home but I will get there eventually. Lol!
Something that I am bad at though it putting up with people who talk during movies. It bugs the heck out of me! A guy friend of mine and I went to see Devil when it was at the cinema and it drove me nuts that he was complaining about how he would be so scared of it. (It's a really tame movie, I have much scarier ones in my collection.) I have little patience for those who are time wasters or who take off after 10 minutes of meeting for the first time and when asked why only to be told that they wanted someone with looks and that I should go to Jenny Craig. This was frustrating as I took the time to look nice for the meeting.
My fave type of movie is horror although I am crazy about The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. I am at heart a sci fi nut and love Star Trek. I've been known to go home from a friend's place just to watch a Trek movie. I also love classic movies such as Xanadu, The Nun's Story, The Trouble With Angels, It's a Wonderful Life, The Professional and musicals.
As for music I embrace nearly all types except for death metal and punk rock and trance. I don't think I could say that I have one favorite artist but currently I am enjoying a group called Celtic Women. Recently I have gotten hooked on Lady Gaga, Altiyan Childs, a band called Warchild and I am also loving Adam Lambert. I especially love the Bugs Bunny cartoon called "What's Opera Doc?", it is the perfect blend of cartoon and opera and actually brings back pleasant memories of my childhood.
Foods I would have to say Sizzlers Seafood Salad. I do enjoy cooking Italian stuff though and Nachos!!! I have been experimenting with different types of food and when at uni I found that I LOVED sushi but only 2 types - chicken teriyaki and salmon rainbow. I don't like chilli or anything that might result in 3rd degree burns to the roof of my mouth and tongue. Like any aussie I love prawns and most kinds of seafood but I can't eat mussels or oysters. This year I want to try and eat healthier meals and so this winter I plan to experiment with different soups and sauces to go on pasta. If it has garlic in it then I am there. I love garlic! The health benefits from that one herb alone is amazing.
With shows I like Kingdom Hospital, Supernatural, Home and Away, M*A*S*H, Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Buffy, Sailor Moon, The Pretender, the News, Today Tonight, Touched By An Angel, Criminal Minds, all of the CSI's, MacGyver, Diagnosis Murder, Ghost Whisperer, Charmed and lots more.