Lovely Metscan has bestowed upon me the Sugar Doll blog award.
As a recipient, I must divulge 10 aspects of my life and/or personality; the giver should mention the person who bestowed the award ( please re-read the above ). The reader then passes onto 15 blogs she loves and finally must notify the new winners.
- Even though I shop professionally for others, when I shop for myself I prefer to shop alone.
- Even though I have a large shoe collection, I’d rather be barefoot.
- I can make all sorts of huge decisions about my life relatively easily (I think lots about them, but then act), I am almost paralysed about making a decision when choosing from a restaurant menu.
- The only breed of dog I really love is the whippet, otherwise I’d probably prefer a cat.
- Hot pink is my happy colour – I tend to buy file folders and rubbish bins and pin tins and the like in it.
- I sometimes look at my kids and wonder whose they are as even though I’m over 40 I still don’t feel old enough to be a mother.
- Tidbits of my life are in Nick Earls’ books – my dog plays Elvis the whippet in Perfect Skin, and my Dad also makes an appearance. My name is used for a character in 48 Shades of Brown, as is my brother’s name and the colour I used to dye my hair. There is an incident involving hair dye and a hotel room in The True Story of Butterfish that actually is a retelling of something that happend when I was Nick’s publicist and we were on a book tour.
- I love talking on the phone to friends, the time I like to talk best is between 5 and 6pm, after 7pm I’m over talking for the day, unless out with people, this is my quiet time.
- I hated the film Titanic, I spent the entire time wishing the boat would hurry up and sink, and wanting Leonardo di Caprio’s character to get on with it and drown. I also hate and never watch horror films, I do love comedy, but generally not the slapstick kind.
- I am terrible at sport, and just don’t care who wins. When I was at school I was always last picked for teams – this did not help my self-confidence. I don’t watch any sport, nor care about the outcome, not Olympics or anything, especially not AFL (which seems to be the Melbourne religion). I think sports people are overpaid and are not ‘heroic or rolemodels’ at all – they are just people who happen to be good at running, fast, or kicking balls, or jumping – that does not make them better or more worthy people than the teachers at my kids school, or the receptionist at the doctors, or anyone, pretty much – now I’ll get off my high horse.
Now I’m supposed to nominate 15 blogs – so rather than list – if you’re on my blogroll consider yourself awarded.