Sunday, February 15, 2009


I am shamelessly pinching this meme from because as she says, its rather snazzy, and because I've always wanted to have a go at one of these:-

1.make a list of things you can see without standing up
-the kitten curled up asleep on my dad's old rocking chair
-my luscious front garden
-a big old mess of papers (including assorted writing, reading and stuff I have no clue what to do with
-chocolate because you should always have some on hand in case the apocalypse arrives

2.what were you like when you were five
-short, cute, itchy with excema, wheezy with asthma, spoiled

3.what colour is your bedroom?
-its painted a colour called Donkey

4.what was the last thing you bought?
-picnic ingrediants for my wedding anniversary

5.what are you listening to right now?

6.what song are you currently listening to a lot?
-Single Ladies by Beyonce

7.if you could have any super power what would it be?
-teletransportation with the ability to take anything anything animate(family) or inanimate(luggage) with me that i am touching at the time

8.what was the last reality tv show you watched?
-Project Runway - i like anything where I can observe people in the throes of the creative process

9.what is your most challenging goal right now?
-finishing my current WIP. Being patient.

10.if you could have a house, totally paid for, fully furnished, anywhere in the world, where would you want it to be?
-Manhatten, New York

11.favourite vacation spot?
-On board a cruise ship

12.what is your favourite children's book?
-at the moment its a toss up between Dear Greenpeace by Simon James and The Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes. one thing you can't resist no matter how bad it is for you?
-I'm so bad I have two things - chocolate and champagne

14.if you could meet anyone - dead or alive - who would it be?
-Jane Austen, and Jesus (I'm not terribly religious but he was really good in Jesus Christ Superstar)

15.if you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
-I actually like my current job but i'd like more money, book sales through the roof, and some international travel thrown in thanks


The Scarlet Tree said...

Ahhh.. would be nice. A cruise and big block of chocolate, glass of champagne and a massive book deal. That's all I want too! Hey, same! lol

maureen said...

move over....where's that chocolate?...can i have the cruise deck chair next to you...with the bottle of champagne on it...we could then talk about the movie rights we have just sold on the back of our big book deals....
nice little day

Melinda Szymanik said...

so it would appear that what we need is a writer's conference held on board a cruise ship sailing tropical waters sponsored by Moet and Lindt (or maybe Montana/Lindauer and Cadbury) with some movie agents/publishers locked in the hold until they've signed the contracts. Yes?