Sep 14 2007, 12:52 PM
Yes! I used to love doing that.
Little women or Anne of green gables?
Sep 14 2007, 01:03 PM
I have never read the book, nor seen the film of "Gone With the Wind". What am I missing?
And frankly my dear, should I give a d*mn?
Sep 14 2007, 01:08 PM
No idea- neither have I!
Have you ever seen Goodnight Mr Tom? Didn't you just love it?
Sep 14 2007, 01:20 PM
Yes I did!!! Anything with John Thaw in was great (especially Morse
Who is your favourite actor/actress?
Sep 14 2007, 01:36 PM
Jennifer Ehle (remember her TV peformance in Pride And Prejudice with Colin Firth)
Did you ever play a naughty trick on a teacher at school? If so what did you do ?
Sep 14 2007, 01:50 PM
My friend and I hid a teacher's briefcase in year 9, which was as naughty as I got...
How many cousins do you have?
Sep 14 2007, 01:55 PM
**I tend to remember Colin Firth more...
Well, a boy (had to be didn't it!!) put the eyes of a mouse we had disected in science on the English teachers desk.....I can still hear her screams now
Ooops Cross posts!! I have over fifty cousins!
Were you naughty as a child F#minor???
Sep 14 2007, 02:47 PM
Sometimes, Im old enough to have got the cane from the Headmaster. Not allowed now of course!
What the highest altitude youve been to on land ? (c 8000ft in my case)
Sep 14 2007, 03:12 PM
No idea. The farthest up I've ever been is Snowdon.
Can you cook?
Sep 14 2007, 03:29 PM
Yes, I do most of the cooking in the house.
Got some nice salmon steaks tonight which I will do with an orange and dill sauce. Lay it on some brown basmati rice which I have put some small vegetables in (peas, sweetcorn and some chopped up broccoli)
Fresh fruit salad for afters (apple, pear, pineapple,melon, blueberries,mango and mandarin segments)
Bottle of Pouilly Fuisse.
What is the first piece of classical music you recall hearing ? (for me Pavane from Dolly Suite by Faure, that they used for 'Listen with Mother 'in the 50's. Are you sitting comfortably ? Then I'll begin )
Sep 14 2007, 03:42 PM
Peer Gynt. There are a lot more that I recognise from when I was a child but that I can't actually remember hearing. I remember Peer Gynt well though because I had to do a dance to it when I was 6...
What was your first word?
BTW- your meal sounds lovely F# minor!
Sep 14 2007, 03:58 PM
I am told my first word was Bob, my Dads first name ! Apparently I said it quite a while before I said mama or dada etc
I also said Bizzy when I wanted my potty. I guess its a corruption of 'Business'.
Whats your favourite Jacket Potato filling ?
Sep 14 2007, 05:16 PM
Whats your favourite meat? ( or favourite dairy product if you are a vegetarian or favorite food if your a veegan
Sep 17 2007, 08:58 AM
(Mines Tuna Mayo also ! in response to my own question)
Nothing like some nice leg of lamb with mint sauce (Though I enjoy duck also)
Whats the most northerly,southerly,easterly,westerly places you have visited ? (sorry 4 questions in one!)
[For me Trondheim,Norway/Bali, Indonesia/Shanghai China,/Orlando,Florida]
Sep 17 2007, 10:54 AM
I'm not entirely sure outwith the UK, but I'll answer with places in Britain. Evia, Orkney/Scotland, Hertfordshire/England, Aberdeen/Scotland and Dublin/Ireland (I think!)
Do you suffer from sea-sickness?
Sep 17 2007, 11:03 AM
Not really... I haven't been out in overly bad weather though, so that answer may change if I ever do!
How would you describe your handwriting?
Sep 17 2007, 11:20 AM
Round, neat, legible...
What can you see from your window?
Sep 17 2007, 11:59 AM
I don't have a window.......
Have you ever spent a night sleeping 'rough'?
Sep 17 2007, 12:21 PM
Never completely rough, only in a tent and that's rough enough. I value my cretaure comforts too much.!
Are you diplomatic when given sensitive information or are you a bit of a tell-tale ?
Sep 17 2007, 12:44 PM
Depends...work wise I only say anything if it's on a "need to know" basis; with my students I don't discuss one with another; privately...well, I have been known to tittle tattle a wee bit...
Have you ever forgotten your partner/spouse birthday?
Sep 17 2007, 12:59 PM
I don't think I've (yet!) been in a position where I had someone's birthday to forget!
How long before Christmas do you put up decorations?
Sep 17 2007, 01:15 PM
*I forgot my hubby's 30th birthday - I absent-mindedly patted his head when he declared 'I'm old, I'm old' as a hint to remind me!
The hint didn't work......
X'mas comes early in our house - decor up by first week of December!
Where are you planning to spend X'mas this year?
Sep 17 2007, 01:25 PM
*First week of December?! Our tree is usually decorated on Christmas Eve
In our lovely new house methinks, with both of my Grandmothers
Do you still wake up early on Christmas Day?
Sep 17 2007, 02:47 PM
Yes, I do.
What was the most disappointing Christmas present you ever got?
Sep 17 2007, 04:03 PM
We don't celebrate Xmas, so I guess none of them LOL.
What do you eat for breakfast in the mornings?
Sep 17 2007, 05:32 PM
Sometimes I don't have anything, otherwise it's cereal or toast.
How often do you get your hair cut?
Sep 17 2007, 05:44 PM
Not often enough......probably every 6-8 months
How many toes do you have?
Sep 17 2007, 05:46 PM
Do you know anyone with an extra finger/toe??
Sep 17 2007, 06:08 PM
Are you a considerate person?
Sep 17 2007, 06:32 PM
Well Id like to think so !
Did you everplay truant from school ?
Sep 17 2007, 06:54 PM
QUOTE(fsharpminor @ Sep 17 2007, 07:32 PM)
Well Id like to think so !
Did you everplay truant from school ?
I wouldnt dare!!
Wht would your ideal car be?
Sep 17 2007, 07:32 PM
An electric one.
How many pets do you have, what type are they and what are they called?
(Ihave two guinea pigs called Holly and Lucy and three chickens called Henrietta, Rosie and Meggie)
Sep 17 2007, 07:41 PM
**I love guinea pigs, don't have any more though
I currently only have 7 fish... but I help look after my school's 4 goats, 7 chickens, 2 rabbits and 2 gerbils
What's your favourite british wild animal?
Sep 18 2007, 08:39 AM
Badgers - they used to come into the garden when we lived in Selsdon (Do you get any Cyrilla?)
Have you ever played a sport at a high, say national level, or maybe county level ?
Sep 18 2007, 09:00 AM
No, the highest I got was a reserve for the district sports!
However, lots of sporty people (national, county etc) come from my area so I didn't have a chance really LOL.
When you get really mad, but can't let it show, what do you do?
Sep 18 2007, 09:17 AM
I dig my nails into the palms of my hands. It may hurt and leave grooves there for a few hours but it works! Sometimes I'll have a 2-way conversation in my head about something normal, like the weather
, or the old trick of counting to 10 usually seems to work as well.
Are you good at/do you enjoy writing Personal Statements?
Sep 18 2007, 10:29 AM
I am good at it, plus writing CVs etc. I don't enjoy it though!!
What colour are your eyebrows?
Sep 18 2007, 11:22 AM
Dark brown, like my hair, buts that turning grey now, even though I have plenty of it still.
Whats the ratio of your chest to waist measurement ?? in my case , being male its about 1.1
Sep 18 2007, 02:20 PM
Ooh, getting personal now LOL
Mine is 2.3:1.75
I can't remember how to do ratios! 33:25 anyway.
Can you work out ratios?
Sep 18 2007, 02:24 PM
I can be - I think
yours is 0.76
Do you sing in the shower?
Sep 18 2007, 03:05 PM
I hum and see if I can get my voice to resonate on a particular note (strange, I know).
What shape is your nose?
Thanks for working out my ratio BTW
Sep 18 2007, 03:51 PM
Sorry was it nose ?? My nose is very normal really, maybe a little larger than most but pretty straight and not too prominent. See my profile !
(re ratios chest to waist should always be greater than 1 ! Particularly for ladies !)
About how much time in each day are you making music? (For me only about 45 mins these days.)
Sep 18 2007, 04:09 PM
Well I give up!
You work it out for me F#minor??
I spend about 45 mins a day, five days a week.
What is your middle name?
Sep 18 2007, 04:13 PM
It's the second part of my first name
Which is your favourite musical era?
Sep 18 2007, 05:52 PM
How long have you played your main instrument for?
Sep 18 2007, 05:54 PM
oops. answered a little sluggishly there...
i have played the violin for ten years.
have you ever listened to the magical music box stories?
Sep 18 2007, 07:44 PM
Do you like Santa?
HO HO HO!
Sep 19 2007, 07:41 AM
Yes of course, even at 60, he characterises Christmas. But I remember getting a good smacking for telling my little sister he was not real !
What colour is your underwear today ? (Sorry thats too naughty!)
What colour are you shoes today ? (mine are black)
Sep 19 2007, 08:29 AM
Black with silver sequins, just to be different
Did you/do you have to wear a uniform at school, and if so, what is/was it like?
Sep 19 2007, 09:13 AM
For year 7-11 I had to wear brown, which was not good.
For sixth form, I went to a different school and we got to wear suits with a plain top. (By plain, I mean plain- if you wore anything with a hint of stripe you were sent home to change...)
Do you always kick your shoes off under your desk?? (I've just done that- no point in wearing them to work really LOL.)
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