Lady Demelza

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Occupation carer
Location Far Northern coast, New South Wales, Australia
Introduction Lady Demelza, who always wears maroon. Best kept moist and away from direct sunlight. Sixth generation Australian transplant of Anglo-Celtic stock, mostly Scottish. Favoured habitats include waterside locales, wintery climates, stone buildings, libraries, op shops, out in the rain, cool basements, cozy beds with plenty of pillows, or between the pages of a good book. Neurologically impaired specimen, with temporal lobe epilepsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder. Disturbed by bright lights and loud noises. Koala-like habit of sleeping long hours. Partial to chocolate and cups of tea.
Interests natural living, natural health and healing, medicine, mental and chronic illness management, spirituality and religion, paganism, Witchcraft, Tarot, history, art, travel, Europe, languages and linguistics, textile art, fashion and design, altered books, snail mail, craft, recycling, housekeeping, op shopping, animals
Favorite Movies Amelie, City of the Lost Children, Gadjo Dilo, Himalaya, Frida, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Bran Nue Dae, Moulin Rouge!, The Piano, Lars and the Real Girl, What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, The Matrix, The Sound of Music
Favorite Music classical, folk, medieval, ecclesiastical, chanteuse, bellydance, 1980s Australian pub rock
Favorite Books The Wild Girl by Michele Roberts, The Spiral Dance by Starhawk, Opal by Opal Whitely, Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach, Mister God This is Anna by Fynn, Anne of Green Gables series, The Mists of Avalon series, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, The Alphabet of Light and Dark by Danielle Wood, Jesus the Son of Man by Kahlil Gibran, Lying Awake by Mark Salzman, works of - Jeanette Winterson, Michele Roberts, Tom Robbins, Erica Jong, SARK, Andy Goldsworthy, Oliver Sacks, David Crystal, Kate Burridge, Anais Nin, Audrey Niffenegger, Sappho, Rumi, Michael Leunig, Roald Dahl