Friday, October 01, 2010

I've been tagged!

I was tagged by Palm Tree Fanatic Tina last month, while I was on holiday. Due to being away and being all over the place for a couple of weeks after I got back, it's taken me a while to respond (sorry, Tina!) but here goes:

1. Why did you start blogging?
My friend Erica put me up to it. She used to have quite a popular blog at one time, but doesn't post any more.

2. If you could travel anywhere in the world with no restriction of costs, where would it be and why?
Hawaii. I've been interested in it since watching Hawaii 5-0 as a child. Later on I read Paradise News by David Lodge, which is set in Hawaii, and the idea stuck. And I have a thing for palm trees and blue seas. Plus Hawaii is sufficiently far away from my part of the world, I'll only ever visit if I have unlimited funds!

3. Did you have a teacher in school that had a great influ­ence on your life? If so, what?
I've been really lucky, I've had lots of excellent teachers, all the way from primary school through to college. Can't really say one stood out, because all of them were special in different ways. I still have a soft spot for my first teacher in primary school, she taught us for the first 3 years and she was awesome! She's the one who first taught me to work methodically.

4. If you could spend the day with a famous person, who would it be, and what would you do?
I'd like to meet Barack Obama, just to talk to him. He seems like someone with a GSOH, so I don't think we'll need extra entertainment - just a table, two comfy chairs, a coffee pot and two cups. If I'm lucky, perhaps he'll introduce me to the wife, too.

5. Toilet paper — over or under?
If this means what I think it means, over.

6. Name one thing in your life that you would do over if possible.
I'd stress less over the small things and even less over the bigger things.

7. Tell about your pets — if any.
No pets.

8. Do you live in a small town or a large town?
I live in a big city and I love it. I like being surrounded by people.

Apparently I can tag others to answer the same questions, but since the chain is well and truly broken now, please feel free to tag yourselves! Let me know if you do, as I'd love to read your answers.


Gattina said...

Fortunately the chain is broken, I don't like these question memes. I would love to make a cruise to the South Pole ! I have a friend who made it and it's absolutely beautiful (the price too) !

Tinsie said...

LOL! You could always answer the questions you liked only and ignore the rest ;-)

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palmtreefanatic said...

yeah!Thanks for playing along! It is fun to reflect such things I think! and you like palm trees as much as me eh?
so cool! We Tinas think alike;)

Tinsie said...

Thank you for inviting me to play, Tina! I love palm trees :-)

Daniel B. said...

Hi Tinsie! Glad to see you're keeping up the blog. I've taken a possibly permanent break from the 'ole blogosphere (posting, anyway). All is well. I like your answers.

Tinsie said...

Hey Daniel, good to see you around!