This is all about YOU, so it's awfully interesting to some ( mainly to you when you do it) but fun nevertheless. It's on Swap-Bot (I'm PhaedraPhoenix) where I spend too much of my time swapping little trinkets of fun and fancy with anonymous peeps from around the world and I thought I'd post these answers here..play along if you like!!1. Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, find line 4. Write down what it says: "Like a post", I said. ( the red tent)
2. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can...what do you touch first? a sofa
3. What is the last thing you watched on TV? Smallville
4. Without looking, what time is it? 1ish
5. Now look at the clock, what is the actual time? 12.19pm
6. With the exception of the computer, what can you hear? children playing and birds
7. When did you last step outside? What were you doing? yesterday, yoga
8. What are you wearing right now? a nightshirt!
9. What did you dream about last night? my Mum ( died June 2006)
10. When did you last laugh? this morning at the kids being silly playing air guitar
11. What's on the walls of the room you're in?: art, a surfboard, a cabinet full of curiosities and a New Years' end collage!
12. What's the most memorable experience you've ever had? Watching the sun rise over the top of a volcano I just climbed in the dark.
13. What's the last film you saw? Burn after Reading
14. If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy first? A newer car and more health care!
15. If you could change one thing about the world, what would you change? Ignorance
16. Do you like to dance? Absolutely love to and never do it enough!
17. Imagine your first child is a girl. What would you name her? Meara-Grene
18. Boy? Fionn (Finn)
19. Would you ever consider living abroad? YES! I am already actually! Maybe France next!
20. What time did you get up this morning? up - morning? ha ha 10.30am!
21. Diamonds or pearls? Diamonds all the way!
22. What's your favorite TV show? Probably a tie between 30 Rock & True Blood
23. What did you have for breakfast this morning? coffee, lemon water and detox pills!
24. What's your favorite cuisine? Indian
25. What foods do you dislike? Fast, overly processed fake food!
26. What is your favorite chip flavor? Crisps for me are Salt n Vinegar!
27. What's your favorite song at the moment? no favs really, I like my old stuff!
28. What kind of car do you drive right now? A VW camper bus and an old lady Volvo wagon! 29. What was your first car? Fiat Cinquaqento (500) a teeny bubble like car! Loved it!!
30. Favorite sandwich? old Cheddar cheese and vine-ripe tomato with sea salt! Fussy aren't I! 31. What characteristics do you despise? Vanity, laziness, ignorance and dishonesty.
32. What is your favorite article of clothing? a long red skirt that's double sided
33. What color is your bathroom? boringly white, but about to get a treatment of waves!
34. What is your favorite brand of clothing? Kathmandu, but really not into branding.
35. Where would you/did you retire to? Somewhere with an acre or two and lots of trees
36. Favorite time of the day? twilight
37. What was your most memorable birthday? my recent 40th
38. Where were you born? Rochford, Essex, UK
39. What fabric detergent do you use? Ultra Ecos Lemongrass from Trader Joes
40. Were you named after anyone? yes. a Greek meanie!
41. Do you wish on stars? not anymore...but I wish I could see more
42. When did you last cry? yesterday
43. Do you like your handwriting? yes, I currently teach penmanship and handwriting!
44. If you were another person, would YOU be friends with you? maybe, probably...of course definitely~
45. Are you a daredevil? have been known to be so...sans enfants
46. Do looks matter? looking healthy is more important than just 'pretty' so a maybe yes?
47. How do you release anger? yell and then clean the house
48. What were your favorite toys as a child? Loopy loo ugly cloth doll and a pedal race car my brother thought was his!
49. What class in high school was totally useless? sociology, so boring!
50 Favorite movies? LOTR, Life of Brian, Elephant Man, High Society!
51. What are your nicknames? Mrs P, Pip, Phae, P, Oddsocks, short
52. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off? Nope, only wear boots or clog type stuff 53. Do you think that you are strong? yes, mostly.
54. What's your favorite ice cream flavor? mint chip and coffee ( unless it's Rossi's vanilla!)
55. What are your favorite colors? green and purple
56. What is your least favorite thing about yourself? too righteous
57. Who do you miss the most? my mum
58. If you were a crayon what color would you be? silver
59. Last person you talked to on the phone? hubby
60. What is the first thing you notice about the opposite sex? hands and voice
61. Favorite drink? that's a hard one...champagne then gin!
62. Do you wear contacts? nay, but need reading glasses now....ho hum.
63. Favorite day of the year? mothers day ( I get two!)
64. Do you prefer your endings happy or sad? depends on the story, I choose happy for now. 65. Winter or summer? both! Winter for weather, Summer coz the kids are home!
66. What is your favorite dessert? Rhubarb Crumble and vanilla ice cream
67. What book(s) are you reading? The Iluminatus Trilogy, The Fountainhead and & May You Be The Mother of a 100 sons.
68. What's the furthest you've been from home? New Zealand, which was as far from England as you can get!