Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Because I am a little lazy

I saw this on a friend's blog and thought it would be fun. Bold the ones you have done and then post it on your blog! (The explanation mark comes from the original post, it is actually not that exciting).
1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band (well not technically played, more invaded some instruments in a club while the band were on a break. I strummed for about 1 and a half minutes before being asked to kindly leave)

4. Visited Hawaii (hopefully on the honeymoon!)

5. Watched a meteor shower (yep and found it quite dull)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland or Disneyworld (nope - my Mummy obviously didn't love me enough)

8. Climbed a mountain (when I was 9 years old. And never done it since)

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo (several times although why I don't know, I'm not exactly tuneful)

11. Bungee jumped (hell no and I won't be. Ever.)

12. Visited Paris (yep and, in my humble opinion, best time to go is November. So there.)

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea (no, what a random thing to do)

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (as everyone who knows me will testify, I am unteachable at art. Seriously no talent or aptitude whatsoever.)

15. Adopted a child (no... although I might like to)

16. Had food poisoning (nope, even after eating raw chicken at uni to see what would happen. Stomach of iron apparently).

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables (Livy's Hand = Hand of Death)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (YES! Finally another I have done! It is a lot smaller in real life)

20. Slept on an overnight train (No, but I have slept on a regular train, in the day)

21. Had a pillow fight (Obviously)

22. Hitch hiked (No, but I have been in a car that picked up a hitch hiker. That was a disturbing day).

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (but don't tell my boss)

24. Built a snow fort (many a time)

25. Held a lamb (not only that I have birthed a lamb on my uncle's farm)

26. Gone skinny dipping (shhh)

27. Run a Marathon (No, and unlike everyone I know, I have no plans to. It seems a very long way.)

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse (Yes and I marked the occasion by making an eclipse cake)

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run (I don't even know what one of these is)

32. Been on a cruise

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (well technically, I was only 18 months old though. And my parents went on the boat ride LEAVING ME WITH A TOTAL STRANGER)

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (This was so designed for Americans wasn't it? Well, I've been to Wales and I've been to Norfolk)

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (do I have my diamond shoes yet....)

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

39. Gone rock climbing (in hindsight, it was a mistake...)

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke (I don't actually think I have!)

42. Seen Olde Faithful Geyser Erupt

43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (Why would I do that....?)

44. Visited Africa

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted (well, sketched by the a caricaturist)

48. Gone deep sea fishing (Well I went fishing on a boat in the ocean, does that count as deep sea? My Tante Vreni got a fish hook in her arm).

49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (several times, it is awesome but generally windy and you just can't help but want to throw a penny off the top. I didn't.)

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud

54. Gone to a drive-in theatre

55. Been in a movie or on a TV show (including once excellent news report where all you see is 14 year old me walking back and forth in the background)

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a business (a card making business when I was 7. It was very successful.)

58. Had an encounter with a wild animal

59. Visited Russia

60. Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies

62. Gone whale watching (again, perhaps on honeymoon)

63. Got flowers for no reason (I am that great)

64. Donated blood, platelets, or plasma (a little bit too anaemic unfortunately. Steve does it every few months though)

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (no, but my Grandad was one of the first soldiers to go into one at the end of the second World War)

67. Bounced a cheque

68. Flown in a helicopter

69. Saved a favourite childhood toy (like all of them)

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar (YUCK!)

72. Pieced a quilt

73. Stood in Times Square

74. Toured the Everglades

75. Been fired from a job (yep, from the Co-op. Apparently I was not committed to the Co-op family.)

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone (No, thank goodness)

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (again, hopefully on honeymoon)

80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a brand new car (I don't think this will ever happen)

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper (the first time being when I was 3 and sang a solo in the nursery nativity. I then cried because I didn't want my photo taken. Always a diva).

85. Read the entire Bible

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

88. Had chickenpox (Yep, and measles and German measles and mumps. All before I was a year old).

89. Saved someone’s life (well I threw my Kitty out of the fire before I jumped, some people say that she is just a cuddly toy BUT SHE IS REAL!)

90. Sat on a Jury

91. Met someone famous (not only that but I was chatted up by Nigel Havers and referred to as 'a mystery blonde' in The News of the World when photographed with Harry Enfield - we worked together at the time).

92. Joined a book club

93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby (nope, on the to do list at some point though)

95. Seen the Alamo in person

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

97. Been involved in a law suit

98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee

100. Taken a martial arts class
Wasn't that dull?


Katie said...

So, mystery blonde, I am intrigued as to what an eclipse cake is! And the 'hand of death' made me laugh out loud! Katie x

Anonymous said...

Yay for Norfolk!