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Who Is This Girl?

"This Girl" is a sci-fi, period drama, political drama, and detective drama enthusiast. In the real world, she is a veterinary technician who plans to earn her Bachelor's in Veterinary Nursing in the UK (and remain permanently, visas permitting). Future career plans include specialization in emergency/critical care & trauma. (Or dentistry, because my dentistry teacher was/is a saucy minx who likes making me fall in love with unexpected things.)


Favorite Television Shows: The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Call the Midwife, Parade's End, All Star Treks, Sherlock, Babylon 5, Doctor Who, Major Crimes, Sanctuary, Stargate: SG-1, The West Wing, The Closer, Glee, Castle, NCIS, Law & Order: Trial By Jury.

Favorite Actors: Sharon Small (oh, God, Sharon...), Mary McDonnell, Jenny Agutter, Benedict Cumberbatch, Laura Main, Amanda Tapping, Catherine Tate, Elisabeth Sladen, Stephen McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Alex Kingston, Jeff Daniels, Martin Freeman, Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, Emily Mortimer, Nana Visitor, Meryl Streep, Cherry Jones, Patrick Stewart, Nathan Fillion, William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Olivia Munn, etc.

Favorite Books: Pride and Prejudice, Parade's End, Honor Harrington, Heralds of Valdemar, Harry Potter, The Belgariad/Malloreon, The Elenium/Tamuli, The Sunne in Splendour, The Mists of Avalon, Temeraire, Aubrey-Maturin, and others.

Hobbies/Interests: Horseback riding, reading, Internet, writing, history, biology, veterinary medicine, microbiology, surgery, veterinary dentistry, theatre, etc.

Favorite Characters:
Inspector Lynley: Barbara Havers is the love of my life, and I adore her beyond all reason.
Call the Midwife: Sister Bernadette, Sister Julienne, and Dr Turner.
Star Trek: Kira Nerys, Beverly Crusher, Jim Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Jean-Luc Picard, Kathryn Janeway, Tom Paris, Malcolm Reed, Jonathan Archer.
Sherlock: I am John Watson's girl, now and always. (But I adore Sherlock, too. I can has threesome?) Also Mycroft.
Stargate: Janet Fraiser, Samantha Carter, Elizabeth Weir, John Sheppard, Jack O'Neill.
Babylon 5: Susan Ivanova, John Sheridan, Delenn, Jeffrey Sinclair, Catherine Sakai, Elizabeth Lochley.
Doctor Who: RIVER SONG. Eleven, Ten, Donna, Jack, Sarah Jane, Rory, Nine, Amy, Martha, Harriet Jones, Rose...
The Closer/Major Crimes: Sharon Raydor, Brenda Leigh Johnson, Rusty Beck, Andy Flynn, Andrea Hobbs.
The Newsroom: Will McAvoy, Mackenzie McHale, Sloan Sabbith, Don Keefer, Neal Sampat.

So why do you want to move to the UK so badly, anyway? Because the opportunities to study and practice vet nursing at degree level in the United States suck. And by "suck" I mean "do not exist". Also, the UK also has coherent, nation-wide regulation of veterinary nurses, which the US oh so very much does not.


Any questions? Post 'em in the comments!

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roseandheather
Apr. 23rd, 2011 02:46 am (UTC)
Welcome to the official "Listens To Mintcloud Complain About The State Of The World And/Or Gush Over Hot Women or Fictional Characters" list! Prepare for a semi-consistent flood of rants about my lack of progress on my Sci-Fi Big Bang fic, interspersed with almost as frequent spazzes of geekery. Glad to have you aboard! ;)