I was tagged by Fritha
and I did not realise how tough this would be but here goes.
1. Post these rules
2. Post 11 random things about yourself
3. Answer the questions provided by the one who tagged you
4. Create 11 new questions for the people you tag
5. Go to their blog and tell them they’ve been tagged!
1 I do tarot readings
2 Whenever I really want to buy something I go to a bookstore, walk around and pick out the books I want and then after a while I put them back.
3 I prefer wanting things to having them.
4 I don’t understand why Shawshank Redemption is supposed to be a great movie or novella.
5 One of my eyes is long-sighted and the other is short-sighted but I only wear one contact lens.
6 I think kindness is more important than intelligence.
7 My one firm ambition is to write a novel and get it published
8 I love murder mysteries
9 My favourite job was stacking shelves in the Bristol University’s Geography library
10 When I was little I wanted to be a fighter pilot
11 My favourite treat to myself is a blank notebook or a diary
Questions from Fritha:
1. What is your favourite food
A Hawaiian pack from an Australian BBQ chicken take away – BBQ chicken, chips, banana and pineapple fritter
2. What makes you happiest
Finishing something that has taken a lot of effort – like a long run
3. What is your current obsession
My daughter’s diet and routine
4. What was the first gig you went to
New Kids On The Block when I was in 12
5. What was your worst job
Data entry as a temp while at uni
6. What is one song you feel most connected to
Her Morning Elegance by Orin Lavie – it is every commute, every morning, every coffee and every failed love in one song
7. If you could live anywhere where would it be
8. What inspires you
Hard work and people who do what they love – the two usually go together
9. Whats your favourite way to celebrate
Dinner, wine, dancing, cuddles
10. If there was one thing you could tell your 16 year old self what would it be
People are sacred – don’t settle, and treat people kindly
11. What would your super power be
To heal people
Bloggers I tag
Kate – Nose in a book
Judith – Leeswammes
Matt – Gothick
Martin – (Who would never answer these on his blog so he can guest post here although he probably won’t do that either)
1 If you could change anything in your past, would you?
2 What is one of your standard meals at home during the week?
3 What was your favourite childhood cartoon?
4 What song reminds you of a happy time?
5 What is your favourite comfort food?
6 What is the nicest smell you can think of?
7 What is your favourite joke?
8 What was the last gig you attended where you sang along with the band?
9 What was the last film that made you laugh a lot?
10 If you had a weekly column in a newspaper, in what newspaper would it be and what would you write about?
11 If you could hypnotise people, what would you help them do?