My lovely, lovely blog friend Carrie from Northwood’s Scrapbook has had the great idea of posing/answering a few questions about ourselves and inviting others to do the same, as a (great) way of getting to know each other a little better.
Here goes, in answer to some of the questions she posed….
1. How long have you been blogging?
Since September 1st 2014 (just over 6 months!)
2. To visualise what you look like, what colour is your hair? Your eyes? How tall are you?
I have long (but, unfortunately, not thick) chestnut-coloured hair, green/yellow-y/hazel eyes (depending on the light) and I’m 1.67m tall (I think!). I can most usually be found wearing either pyjamas (whilst in my natural environment) or inappropriately fancy attire in the street.
3. What’s your favourite colour?
Blue or green. The calming colours of Nature.
4. What’s your favourite kind of music?
Jazz, baby….my son calls it ‘Mama’s weird music’, but I just know he’ll grow to love it 😉
5. What’s your favourite food or kind of food?
Thai or Indian. Anything spicy spicy spicy with lots of complex flavours. Or cake! A good big piece of cake with a cup of tea.
6. What’s your favourite drink?
Tea! Earl Grey. Camomile. Depending on the time of day (camomile for breakfast and bedtime, Earl Grey for all other times. Tea at 3 is obligatory in my home!)
7. What’s your favourite place you’ve ever traveled? And where would you like to travel that you haven’t so far?
Favourite place travelled: probably Mexico. I’d like to travel to many places: Thailand…Paris….Japan…..India….
8. What famous person (dead or alive) would you like to meet and why?
Oh my goodness….! So difficult! Shakespeare (imagine sharing a few beers with him! [And I don’t even drink!] It’d be the best night of your life. Pretty much guaranteed!)…..Richard Branson (business tips galore!)…….Martin Scorsese (his creativity might rub off on me!)….Anthony Hopkins (no explanation needed!)….Hemingway (so he could teach me his tricks for getting down and dirty and bare in my writing)….a day’s photographing things with Cartier Bresson…..Mother Theresa (no explanation needed)…..Rumi (I imagine I’d just sit in awe)…..Da Vinci (imagine!)……Picasso……oh my goodness…..so many many people I’d love to meet!
9. What new or unique hobby would you like to try?
Hhhmmm…..difficult…..mountain climbing? I fear I’m too old to scale Everest but I sorely wish I could just set off and make it as far as possible up a bloody big mountain….something about the call of the wild and the idea of ‘Its not the mountain we conquer, it’s ourselves’ that’s attractive to me at the moment…
10. What’s something unusual about you that people might not know?
Hhmmm….I’m kind of an unusual person, so there’s probably a million things…..and I can’t think of any right now….hhhmmm….I can speed read? And can read with the book upside down/wrong way up/backwards, you name the position of the book, I can read it like that. Weird…..or the fact that I really can’t stand it when I get toothpaste on my hands….yuck yuck and triple yuck….
Looking forward to other people joining in (and to reading your posts)!