Hello, good evening and welcome to my cosy little corner of the Internet where it’s all sunshiny and sparkly and CAPITAL LETTER AWESOME.
Please don’t worry – your eyes do not deceive you and there is no need to adjust your set: it’s another WeeGee post already. What can I say? You spend months waiting for WeeGee to get around to writing a post and then two come along pretty much at once….
Since last I wrote I have mostly been doing grown up things like roasting gammon, and buying duct tape, and re-potting plants, and going to the bank and generally being out and about in the world playing at being an adult. I do a pretty good impression of one when I put my mind to it.
I’ve also been hatching plans to blog more often, because it’s something that I LOVE doing (or at least, something that I used to LOVE doing) and I’m putting a lot of my effort in to making sure that I’m using at least some of my time to do the things that I LOVE.
I expect it’ll take me a while to get back into the swing of this whole blogging thing again, so I thought one of those challenge thingymabobs might be a good way to get me going on my jolly little way.
Here’s me, giving it a WeeGee style whirl:
Are you a collector of anything?
I collect a great many things, some of them deliberately.
My largest collection of all is books mainly because I CANNOT STOP buying them. I’ve recently started a side line collection of antiquarian and ‘collectable’ books which is growing more quickly than I anticipated because I CANNOT STOP buying them either. Here are some of my treasured books:
My smallest collection of all is art pottery – currently a handful of pieces, including a rather beautiful Poole Pottery vase:
My favourite collection of all is my collection of vintage jewellery. I tell myself purchasing vintage jewellery is an investment and that the pieces I buy are the antiques of the future. This may, or may not, be true.
What is your biggest fear or phobia?
More than anything, I fear endings because they mostly break my heart (which makes me wonder if what I really fear is a broken heart……)
Do you prefer reading coffee table books (picture), biographies, fiction, non-fiction, educational?
I prefer reading to almost any other activity in the world and I read a fairly even mixture of fiction and non-fiction. I suppose if I was backed into a corner and forced to choose, the non-fiction would probably just edge the win. But I might answer differently if you asked me again tomorrow.
Complete this sentence: if I must be reincarnated, in the next life I want to be….
If I must be reincarnated, in the next life I want to be a penguin. Because PENGUINS.
What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up
Last week I was grateful for the book I’m reading: The Burley Cross postbox theft by Nicola Barker because it has taken me into a quirky little imaginary world and helped to keep the real one at bay.
Next week I’m looking forward to getting my hair cut because it’s beginning to take over my head and it’ll be nice to be able to see again.
That was fun, wasn’t it?
Meanwhile in other news I’m seriously considering ordering me some cheese on toast by post because I NEED TO KNOW what turns up in the mailbox when you order cheese on toast by post. Nothing else to report save that I can’t help wondering WHAT(THE FUCK)EVER NEXT.
Love you all lots like Jelly Tots