I grabbed this from Jackie over at To Breathe Is To Write – a great idea. Why not do your own answers?
What do you think you can do but can’t?
Be all things to all people – but I do try! It is a female’s dilemma to nurture, protect and create an all encompassing loving and creative environment for her family and friends, and if there is time or space a little something for herself.
What’s a difficult word for you to pronounce?
I’m told I say ‘demons’ – wrong! Sounds like ‘demonds’ so I’m told.
What are your favorite TV shows from your childhood?
Wow now you have me thinking. Robinson Crusoe, White Horses, Animal Magic, Dr. Who, Crackerjack, Steptoe & Son, Dr. Finlay’s Casebook (Dr Finlay (man on right of photo beside little lady- was my first crush) Steptoe & Son – tag line “You dirty olde man. The White Horses – I can still hear the theme tune. I grew up with Dr. Who from the original Doctor onward. There are too many to name and they weren’t all in black & white!.
What are your virtues and vices?
Virtues: Fierce loyalty and love to family and friends.
Vices: Can be selfish with my time when the Muse speaks.
What’s more important: love, fame, power, or money?
Love of family, money to ensure they are looked after.
If you could live in any era/time period, when would it be and why?
1960’s – life was seemingly simpler but probably because I was a child then. There was respect for our elders, less technology and childhood innocence.
If you had to redo your entire wardrobe with 2 stores, what would they be and why?
I regularly do this anyway – thrift stores allow me to change everything cheaply. I tend to avoid clothing stores because of the mark-up they make.
Can you recall what you were doing a year ago on this day?
Exactly what I’m doing now, sitting at work wishing for the workday to end so I can work with my publisher, Dream Write Publishing this evening, as I do every Thursday.
Do you have reoccurring dreams? If so, explain?
I rarely dream now-a-days. My only recurring dreams were when I was struggling with emotional fears of one sort or another. One was being paralyzed in a hospital bed with blood dripping until it filled the room. The other when my children were young and the three of us were trapped under an avalanche. (which in itself is odd as I lived in England at the time!) To protect them I cut my stomach open, empty the contents and place them inside the void to keep warm…gives you an idea how my mind works when I’m writing now doesn’t it!!!
What’s your horoscope?
For a while now, you’ve been wanting to do a certain something, but haven’t quite been able to give yourself the necessary nudge to get going — until now. This push may come in the form of someone else’s inspiring story, a sudden influx of cash, or maybe it’s just that little voice inside of you getting louder. Whatever the cause, you will finally get that needed push out of the nest. Hit the ground running and move forward with this fun and exciting adventure!
What does your dream bedroom look like?
I would need to morph these three into one – I’ve always wanted a round bed – don’t ask me why I just have! Earth tones are my favorite as well as large windows, which have to overlook Rome or the Italian countryside and let in the golden Italian light .
What position do you sleep in?
I always slept on my front but after my back injury it is not as comfortable so mostly I lie on my side now.
What are your all-time favorite films?
Another difficult question. There are so many and my answer varies depending on my mood. I love Julie & Julia, Thelma & Louise, Lucy, Carrie – is there a theme here? I also watch multiple genres.
What makeup are you currently wearing?
The usual – Compact powder, eyeliner, mascara and lipstick.
Do you have neat handwriting? Show us!