Charles Rosser

Age: 57
Birthday: 22/12/1962
Star Sign: Capricorn
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Birthstone: Tanzanite
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Nationality: English
Height: 5’11
Size: 65.9Kg
BMI: 20
Health: Early on-set Parkinson’s
Assets: Loyal & Passionate
Flaws: Obsessive & Oversensitive
Gait: Slow little steps known at marche a petits pas, stooped, stiff posture with the head and neck bent forward
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Voice: No accent
Says: Anything to try to get Georgina back, recites a lot of poetry off by heart

Intelligence: IQ 90 – Normal
Temperament: ISTP – Craftsman
Happiest when: Reminiscing with friends
Attitudes: Strong moral code
Habits: Believes in horoscopes

Family: Georgina Mounsey
Friends: Alex Bird, Helena Ventham & Adam Williams
Colleagues: Charlotte Harvey, Edmund Austen, Helena Ventham & John Mercury
Birthplace: Ipswich
Childhood: No issues
Education: Colchester Institute, Professional Chefs VRQ Diploma Level 2
Hobbies: Painting, plays in an amateur jazz band
Lifestyle: Middle-class
Marital status: Separating from Georgina in the series
Religion: None
Profession: Chef
Wealth: £30,000 per year
Politics: Labour

Wants: Georgina to realise that they shouldn’t be separating
Hopes: To get back with Georgina
Fears: That Georgina is going to move on
Memories: Of falling in love with Georgina
Resentments: Georgina’s work for driving a wedge between them
Dreams: Of getting back with Georgina
Humour: Improvisational comedy

Eats: Date-nut bread & waffles
Wears: Marks and Spencer’s & Cotton Traders
Buys: Waitrose
Works at: Restaurant
Plays: Tuba
Drinks: No alcohol & Hot Chocolate
Watches: Marvel
Listens to: P!nk & Jazz

Theme song:

Reads: William Blake & Ann Radcliffe

Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! My Teasers:

Outside the closet, a piece of bloody newspaper is found, and this is never identified as having formed part of any paper in the house. The evidence of the surgeon is exceedingly important as throwing light on many otherwise inexplicable circumstances of the case.–p.188, The Female Detective, by Andrew Forrester

Joshua Mounsey

Joshua is aged 57 at the start of the series, being born on the 30th November 1956. This makes him a Sagittarius.
He is an English Caucasian male with a height of 6′.
Joshua weighs 60kg with a BMI of 17, making him slightly underweight.
He has a history of drug abuse and has a leaning towards anorexia.
He is affectionate and inspirational, however he can be insecure and a bit of a know-it-all.
He is homosexual.
He is always on the move if he doesn’t have anything better to be doing with his time.
His hair is grey and balding, with brown eyes.
Joshua has a slight Scottish accent from his time at University and often refers to song lyrics to make his point.

Joshua has a gifted intelligence of 135 and an ISTJ temperament, making him an Inspector.
He is happiest when showing his new-found family and friends how much he loves them.
He didn’t used to care about anything when he was younger but now he cares deeply about the issues he is passionate about.
Has a habit of stroking his chin when he is thinking.

Family members are Mark Welham, Georgina Mounsey and Charles Rosser.
Friends are Bradley Armstrong and Edmund Austen.
Colleagues include Gary Richmond, Mary Mercury, Mark Welham and Thomas Manning.
Born in Epsom.
Joshua had a troubled childhood, he took drugs from age 13 to age 29, He was neighbour to Mark until he moved age 30 to continue the rehabilitation scheme and to study his degree. Joshua moved back aged 57.
He has a LLM/MSc Criminal Justice & Penal Justice degree from the University of Strathclyde.
Likes to cross-dress on a Friday night.
Lives an upper-middle- class lifestyle.
He is single at the start but by the end of the series he will have a civil marriage with Mark.
No religion.
Joshua is a judge earning £172,758 per year.
Votes Labour.

Wants to settle down with Mark, but in order to do so he hopes that Mark will stop flirting with everyone and realise that Joshua is the right person for him.
He fears that Mark is going to go off with Adam.
Joshua can’t remember much of his teen years because of his drug abuse, and resents his Mum for making him turn to drugs as she didn’t look after him properly.
He dreams of living happily with Mark and a couple of dogs.
Likes satire, surreal humour and dark comedy.

Eats doughnuts and cherries.
Wears Charles Tyrwhitt and Next.
Buys from both Riverford Organic Food and Waitrose.
Works at the Court.
Plays Rugby and Monopoly.
Drinks Cosmopolitans and Squash.
Watches Game of Thrones, Atlantis, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Listens to S Club 7, Britney Spears and Billy Joel, Joshua’s theme song is An Innocent Man by Billy Joel.
He reads George Eliot and Walter Scott.

Meet the blogger


It’s probably about time I did this, as so far all you lovely readers have got from this blog is reading lists and character profiles. So, here is a bit about the girl behind the blog! I’ve edited the questions from a post on my tumblr (feel free to follow me there as well!)

1: My crush’s name is: Sarah
2: I was born in: Poole General Hospital, UK
3: My cellphone company is: O2
4: My eye colour is: brown
5: My shoe size is: 3 or 4, wide fit
6: My height is: 5’1
7: I am allergic to: Grapefruit, pink elastoplast and trimethoprim
8: My 1st job was: Buddy for Get Set for University Life summer school
9: Last book you read: The Five People You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom
10: My bed is: a comfortable double size bed
11: My pet: a cat called Jaffa
12: My best friend: Lynn
13: In my pockets: Nothing
14: On my calendar: a meal out on Thursday, another meal on 12th and a manicure on 20th
15: My mum: is brilliant
16: The last three albums I bought were: You Raise Me Up by John Barrowman, Prism by Katy Perry and X by Ed Sheeran
17: Last YouTube video watched: Biology by Girls Aloud
18: How many cousins do you have? at least 13, there may be more!
19: Do you have any siblings? Nope
20: Are your parents divorced? No
21: Are you taller than your mom? No
22: Do you play an instrument? No
23: What did you do yesterday? interning at the staff canteen

[I believe in]
24: Love at first sight: No
25: Luck: Yes
26: Fate: Yes
27: Yourself: Yes
28: Aliens: Yes
29: Heaven: Yes
30: Hell: Yes
31: God: No (I know, I’m very contradictory!)
32: Horoscopes: No
33: Soul mates: Yes
34: Ghosts: Yes
35: Gay Marriage: Yes
36: War: No
37: Magic: Yes

[This or That]
38: Hugs or Kisses: Hugs
39: Phone or Online: Online
40: Red heads or Black haired: Black haired
41: Blondes or Brunettes: Blondes
42: Hot or cold: Cold
43: Summer or winter: Winter
44: Autumn or Spring: Spring
45: Chocolate or vanilla: Chocolate
46: Night or Day: Day
47: Oranges or Apples: Oranges
48: Curly or Straight hair: Straight
49: McDonalds or Burger King: McDonalds
50: White Chocolate or Milk Chocolate: Milk Chocolate
51: Mac or PC: PC
52: Flip flops or high heels: Neither
53: Ugly and rich OR sweet and poor: Ugly and rich
54: Buried or cremated: Buried
55: Singing or Dancing: Singing
56: Ben Stiller or Adam Sandler: Ben Stiller
57: Manicure or Pedicure: Manicure
58: Your Birthday or Christmas: Birthday
59: Chocolate or Flowers: Chocolate
60: Disney or Six Flags: Disney

[Here’s What I Think About]
61: Abortion: It’s up to the woman/couple to decide what’s best for them
62: Reality TV: Load of rubbish
63: Facebook: Getting a bit boring now
64: Work: Enjoyable
65: Designer Clothes: Lovely if you can afford them
66: College: Brilliant
67: Sports: Load of rubbish
68: My family: Fantastic (even if they do drive me up the wall sometimes)

[Last time I]
69: Hugged someone: last night
70: Last time you ate: about 8:30 this morning
71: Took a vacation: October half-term
72: Broke a bone: Never
73: Got a piercing: Never
74: Broke the law: Never
75: Texted: Yesterday afternoon

76: Who makes you laugh the most: My mum
77: The last movie I saw: The Railway Man
78: The thing that I’m looking forward to the most: going out for a meal with my friends on Thursday
79: The thing I’m not looking forward to: my angiogram (it’s next May but I still don’t want it done!)
80: People call me: jimbo, jampot, sweetpea, jin-jen, moriarty
81: My zodiac sign is: taurus
82: The first person I talked to today was: my mum
83: First time you had a crush: year 12
84: The one person who i can’t hide things from: my mum
85: Right now I am talking to: no-one
86: What are you going to do when you grow up: writer/something to do with books
87: I have/will get a job: Intern at the staff canteen/quality services coordinator at Abilities
88: Next Summer: Going to Spain for a week
89: Next Weekend: Making chocolate pizza
90: I have these pets: 1 cat
91: People that make you happy: Lynn, Charlotte, my parents, Abby
92: My friends are: Lynn, Charlotte and Charlotte F, Abby
93: My School: Last one was University of Southampton
94: I lose all respect for people who: are racist/homophobic/against equality for anyone
95: Your hair colour is: brown
96: TV shows you watch: sherlock, dr who, game of thrones, the apprentice
97: Your dream vacation: a cruise
98: My room is: organised chaos
99: My favorite celebrity is: Benedict Cumberbatch
100: Do you want children: No
101: Ever been in love: Yes
102: Who’s your best friend: Lynn
103: More guy friends or girl friends: girl friends
104: One thing that makes you feel great is: having a successful blood test
105: One person that you wish you could see right now: Sarah
106: Have you made a list of things to do before you die: Yes
107: Have you pre-named your children: No
108: I would like to move to: Wimborne

[My Favourite]
109: Candy: After Eights
110: Cellphone provider: O2
111: Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch
112: Actress: Helena Bonham Carter
113: Singer: John Barrowman
114: Band: Queen
115: Clothing store: New Look
116: Grocery store: Sainsbury’s
117: TV show: Sherlock
118: Movie: Avengers Assemble
119: Website: pinterest
120: Animal: cats
121: Holiday: Christmas/our trip to Kefalonia
122: Book: I’m really enjoying The Botticelli Secret by Marina Fiorato at the moment
123: Day of the week: Saturday
124: Concert attended: McBusted, 29th May 2014
125: Food: dad’s shepherd’s pie
126: Restaurant: Prezzo
127: Radio station: Heart
128: Flower: Sweet Peas
129: Colour: Purple
130: Comedian: Rowan Atkinson