Monday, 29 June 2009

Under the tree (June)

If you don't yet know about Under The Tree you can click here to find out about Carly's lovely idea.

I love these questions, it's good to laugh, have some fun and/or fool around. It doesn't mean we miss our babies less or hurt less. Tomorrow might be a crying day so grab the happy when it lands on you and embrace it!

Hair Color: Brown from a bottle! I've been going grey since I was about 18.

Eye color: Bluey/grey

Profession: I still don't know what I want to do with my life...

Relationship status: Two years together in July, is that all? It feels like forever (in a good way!) We are getting married eventually.

My Favorites: So many!

Favorite color: Aqua/turquoise.

Favorite movie: I don't really have one...
North by Northwest perhaps, or Charade.

Favorite animal(s):
Our not so itteh bitteh kittehs.

Favorite store: ebay addict!

Favorite childhood memory: Watching fascinated as my nan buttered a slice of bread, spread honey-from-the-comb and then sliced it from the loaf

Favorite hobby:
Painting, photography, making jewellery, geeky computer stuff and general fiddling around with crafty stuff.

Favorite song/singer: I don't really have favourites, songs grab me and then let me go.

Favorite book/author:
I don't have one favourite, I like all sorts from classic Shakespeare type stuff to pulpy crime type stuff but I'm not too keen on chicklit or horror.

Favorite school subject: Art, English literature

Favorite vacation destination:
There are SO many places I want to see with Ray (and a new baby).

Favorite food:
Fresh tomato and mozzarella with basil and olive oil. OR daaaaark chocolate! 70% proof or up.

Favorite restaurant:
Our Indian restaurant The Spice Club I used to live just accross the road from it but then we got together and moved away (boo) and now they deliver (hooray!) when we can't be bothered to walk there. Also, any outdoor mediterranean restaurant with a view of the sea on a warm evening after a days sightseeing.

This or That: The other.

Coke or pepsi :
Neither, yick. Water please.

Beer or wine:
No alcohol

Coffee or tea: Tea
or a take-out-a-mortgage decaf vanilla latte for a treat

Apple Juice or O.J.: Pear Williams juice, haven't had it since I lived in Switzerland, yum

Summer or Winter: Spring or Autumn

Cats or dogs: Both

Salty or sweet: Salty with the occasional uncontrollable urge for chocolate

Plane or boat:

Morning or night: Daylight

Money or love: Duh, all you need is love!

Breakfast or dinner:

Forgiveness or revenge:
Forgiveness or is that forgiveness of myself after exacting revenge?

House or apartment:
A house overlooking the sea

Like to cook: Sometimes

Have You Ever: Of course not, the very idea!

Got a speeding ticket: I don't drive and I can't walk that fast so, no.

Wished you were someone else:
Not today.

Cried during a movie: Probably.

Describe yourself in one word: Eclectic.

Biggest fear:
Living the rest of my life childless.

Biggest mistake:
Oh lordy, I'm not even going to go there. I'm almost 42 you know, I've been there, done that, ruined the Tshirt, it could take a while...

Your proudest accomplishment:
Loving and inspiring love.

Dream job:
Making jewellery from home while baby sleeps.

Special talents:
Ummm... the cheering up of Poppets.

Where would you rather be at the moment: Nursing George.

Famous person you want to meet:
No one famous, except maybe our Carly!

Song to be played at your funeral: Stardust
although I don't think I want a funeral.

Any one have any other questions they are dying to ask? Ask away!


  1. What a wonderful post, I'm so privileged to get to know you better. Love the childhood memory.

  2. Adding all this to the long list of reasons I think you're fantastic!

  3. I think I'd like to meet you in person and we could have that tomato basil salad - one of my favourites too. xo

  4. Yumm... I had fresh mozerella and tomatoes this weekend :) so good! (we like to drizzle a little bit of balsamic on it too)



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