Monday, 12 January 2009

All About Me...

Are you ready?!

Things you've already done: bold

Things you want to do: italicize

Things you haven't done and don't want to - leave in plain font

1. started your own blog

2. slept under the stars - in a tent on a number of occasions! Although I did first read it as stairs....

3. played in a band

4. visited hawaii

5. watched a meteor shower

6. given more than you can afford to charity

7. been to disneyland/world

8. climbed a mountain - I think it was, or it could have been a very large hill!

9. held a praying mantis

10. sang a solo

11. bungee jumped

12. visited paris - as the Euro was launched

13. watched a lightning storm at sea

14. taught yourself an art from scratch - photography and pottery (did go to college but taught it all myself as didn't get on with the tutors!)

15. adopted a child

16. had food poisoning - oh yes, and didn't realise - just thought it would 'pass' hehehehe!

17. walked to the top of the statue of liberty

18. grown your own vegetables

19. seen the mona lisa in france - same trip as when the Euro was launched

20. slept on an overnight train - lack of sleep / too much alcohol consumption when younger

21. had a pillow fight - constantly with younger brother when we were kids

22. hitch hiked - with 4 other girlies

23. taken a sick day when you’re not ill

24. built a snow fort

25. held a lamb

26. gone skinny dipping

27. run a marathon - well sort of - I ran a Fun Run..... Not much fun as pulled all the ligaments in my hip but came 1,500 and won a prize

28. ridden a gondola in venice

29. seen a total eclipse - yes, when ever the last one was!

30. watched a sunrise or sunset - usually sunrises as the boys get up awfully early at times! Seen a sunset when on the Isle of Skye

31. hit a home run

32. been on a cruise

33. seen niagara falls in person

34. visited the birthplace of your ancestors - depends how long ago you are talking!

35. seen an amish community

36. taught yourself a new language - learnt how to swear in Welsh heheheh!

37. had enough money to be truly satisfied

38. seen the leaning tower of pisa in person

39. gone rock climbing

40. seen michelangelo's david in person

41. sung karaoke - oh yes! But never on my own - always as a group!

42. seen old faithful geyser erupt

43. bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant

44. visited africa

45. walked on a beach by moonlight - would have to be somewhere warm. Couldn't imagine doing it at Blackpool.....

46. been transported in an ambulance - Samuel was taken ill very suddenly when he was 2 and we had an ambulance to take him to A&E and I travelled with him. Funny, but you don't hear the sirens when you are inside the ambulance!

47. had your portrait painted

48. gone deep sea fishing

49. seen the sistene chapel in person

50. been to the top of the eiffel tower in paris - think I'd wet myself. Stood at the foot of it looking up and laughing at all the people queuing in sub zero temperatures..

51. gone scuba diving or snorkelling

52. kissed in the rain

53. played in the mud

54. gone to a drive-in theatre

55. been in a movie

56. visited the great wall of china

57. started a business

58. taken a martial arts class - well, I sit and watch the boys at theirs - does this count?!

59. visited russia

60. served at a soup kitchen

61. sold girl scout cookies - does fudge count?!

62. gone whale watching

63. gotten flowers for no reason

64. donated blood - would really like to but when I was able I was still in the 'no zone' after having kids

65. gone sky diving

66. visited a nazi concentration camp

67. bounced a cheque

68. flown in a helicopter - over Blackpool and it was fab!

69. saved a favorite childhood toy - my Tiny Tears is still at my Mum and Dad's

70. visited the lincoln memorial

71. eaten caviar - bleugh

72. pieced a quilt - its a blanket type of thing and it was made about 15 years ago and is really falling apart now but it still gets used a lot!

73. stood in times square

74. toured the everglades

75. been fired from a job - been made redundant

76. seen the changing of the guard in london - and the back of a lot of heads

77. broken a bone - never!

78. been on a speeding motorcycle

79. seen the grand canyon in person

80. published a book - had a poem published in a little booklet when I was at Primary School (it was for the school)

81. visited the vatican

82. bought a brand new car

83. walked in jerusalem

84. had your picture in the newspaper - when I completed my Gold Duke of Edinburgh award and met Prince Phillip

85. read the entire bible

86. visited the white house

87. killed and prepared an animal for eating

88. had chickenpox - twice

89. saved someone’s life

90. sat on a jury

91. met someone famous - Lisa Stansfield (she bought her fags and booze from me when I worked in Kwik Save)

92. joined a book club

93. lost a loved one

94. had a baby - twice

95. seen the alamo in person

96. swum in the great salt lake

97. been involved in a law suit

98. owned a cell phone

99. been stung by a bee

Thanks to Lynsey for this! You can join in if you like!


  1. Great post Ruth, I used to go to wales on holiday every year as a teenager so i too can swear in Welsh :) xx

  2. oooh I like that one It is interesting!

    I think I will have a go too :D

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