5 books meme

With thanks to @flexnib for this one: 1. The book I’m currently reading: Thud by Terry Pratchett. 2. The last book I finished: Jingo, also by Terry Pratchett (I’m going through a phase) 3. The next book I want to read: On my bedside table is The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf. It’s been…

7 things meme

With thanks to the Bun-toting librarian and a nod to all the other #blogjune folk who’ve also done this meme, here is my 7 things: Seven Things that Scare Me: The thought of not being there if my kids are afraid or needing help Speed – especially in boats or while skiing (so I don’t…

A food meme

A is for apple! this meme comes via Lisa’s Foods on the Move – I’ve adapted it slightly to make it more relevant to Australia. A is for Apple, what’s your favorite variety? Pink Lady. And those little Royal Galas. And some of the heirloom varieties that I’ve only ever tried once or twice at…

A TV meme

It’s pretty funny really, the thought of me doing a TV meme as I actually watch very little TV. However, I found this one on LiberryDwarf‘s blog and it made me laugh, because so many answers were probably what I would write. And it’s a slow-ish Thursday afternoon. So, in the interests of perpetuating a…

Life in 100 words

A meme of sorts! Thanks to @flexnib for posting hers, after inspiration from Darcy Moore. Mine then: Born in Sydney. One sibling, now he lives in the UK. Grew up mostly in Canberra, with life stops in LA, Karachi and Christmas Island along the way. 9 schools in all. Too many.  Where was home? Married…

A library meme…

I came across this ‘channel surfing’ on the interwebz tonight, thanks to Nose in a Book for the inspiration. 1. Do you remember learning to read? How old were you? I don’t remember learning to read – I know I was quite young and could possibly read by the time I started school.  Certainly mum…

A Christmas meme

This is a long one! Was originally  25 parts (25 days leading up to Christmas perhaps?). Anyway, I got rid of a few…. 1. Real tree or Artificial? Artificial – the smell of pine really annoys me so I coudn’t have  real one even if I wanted to. Then there’s the whole thing about cutting…

A meme!

Inspired by @bonitoclub’s excitement at discovering Julia Gillard was a knitter, I thought I’d share some answers to the same questions our PM was asked this week.  I’ve modified it a bit as the political/patriotic questions at the end didn’t do much for me: What are the five albums you couldn’t do without? Dream Theater…

Animal meme

Following on from my grizzly bear post, I might as well keep the animal theme going.  Thanks to liberrydwarf for this one about interesting animals I have known…. An interesting animal I had Nearly every cat I have ever owned thinks it’s a dog.  They follow me (or other members of the family) up the…