What I did on my time-out

1. Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4.

“The Kenyan husband was however real.”

2. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can, What can you touch?

Couch cushions.

3. Before you started this survey, what were you doing?

A blog update at http://wadadlipen.wordpress.com that was taking too damn long.

4. What is the last thing you watched on TV?

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

5. Without looking, guess what time it is.

12:05 a.m.

6. Now look at the clock. What is the actual time?

12:02 a.m.

7. With the exception of the computer, what can you hear?

The TV.

8. When did you last step outside? What were you doing?

Ran errands – and got caught up – with a friend.

9. Did you dream last night?

No idea.

10. Do you remember your dreams?


11. When did you last laugh?

Earlier tonight.

12. Do you remember why / at what?

Rachel Maddow – cukooo for coco puffs

13. What is on the walls of the room you are in?

Paintings and pictures and things.

14. Seen anything weird lately?

What’s weird?

15. What do you think of this quiz?

Bit of a mental health break.

16. What is the last film you saw?

That I remember?…Silver Linings Playbook.

17. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?

Antigua …with the money to visit any damn where I liked, whenever I wanted.

18. If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy?

My house…from the bank.

19. Tell me something about you that most people don’t know.

Almost got me, there. *wags finger*

20. If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do?

More happiness/joy all around.

21. Do you like to dance?


22. Would you ever consider living abroad?

Back and forth, not permanently.

23. Does your name make any interesting anagrams?

I’m on a mental health break, no brain teasers.

24. Who made the last incoming call on your phone?

Wadadli Pen volunteer updating me on call-backs to potential sponsors.

25. What is the last thing you downloaded onto your computer?

Images from the launch of So the Nailhead Bend, So the Story End in Canada…which I was as aforementioned uploading to Wadadli Pen.

26. Last time you swam in a pool?


27. Type of music you like most?


28. Type of music you dislike most?

Anything that doesn’t have a heartbeat.

29. Are you listening to music right now?


30. What colour is your bedroom carpet?

No carpet.

31. If you could change something about your home, without worry about expense or mess, what would you do?

Get all problems fixed…including getting the damn bats out of the roof.

32. What was the last thing you bought?

Cooking gas. And a sandwich from Big Deli.

33. Have you ever ridden on a motorbike?


34. Would you go bungee jumping or sky diving?

Hmmm….maybe…used to want to…not feeling it right now but who knows.

35. Do you have a garden?


36. Do you really know all the words to your national anthem?

Hell yeah. Not for nothing they drilled it into us in primary school.

37. What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning?

For a blissful moment, there’s nothing…then it all rushes in, en masse.  Aprayer sent up, a reminder to self to take one moment at a time. Then, “Coffee”. That last thought usually gets me moving.

38. If you could eat lunch with one famous person, who would it be?

Don’t particularly want to meet any of the famous people I like…especially in a situation where I could spill stuff over myself, and probably would. Although, Oprah after she’s picked my book Oh Gad! for her book club…yeah, we could discuss that over lunch. A girl can dream.

39. Who sent the last text message you received?

Text? What’s that again? … *asks the last dinosaur without a cell phone*

40. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?

Something to do with travel…oh wait I did that already.

41. What time is bed time?

Usually foreday morning.

42. Have you ever been in a beauty pageant?


43. How many tattoos do you have?


44. What did you do for your last birthday?

Massage on my back verandah…Wine and fries (what? They go together!) at C + C Wine Bar.

45. Who was the last person you ate dinner with?

Hmmm…don’t know

46. Is the glass half empty or half full?

*sings Winnie the Pooh song* “some days, the right side is the left side, some days, the left side is the wrong side…”  Translation: Depends on the day.

47. What’s the farthest-away place you’ve been?

Greece, probably

48. When’s the last time you ate a home grown tomato?

Whatever, dude…I have no idea

49. Have you ever won a trophy?


50. Are you a good cook?

I refuse to answer this question on the grounds that I may incriminate myself.

51. Do you know how to pump your own gas?

I refuse to answer this question on the grounds that I may incriminate myself.

52. If you could meet any one person (from history or currently alive), who would it be?

One of my music icons…and I don’t want to meet them…I want a front row seat…and for them to sing all my favourites. Then I want to go to the after party where they play on into the morning. So, yeah, Prince.

53. What’s under your bed?

Dust probably.

54. Do you believe in love at first sight?

*shrug* es possible.

55. Think fast, what do you like right now?

The Walking Dead.

 56. If you were another person, would you be friends with you?

LOL… I refuse to answer this question on the grounds that I might incriminate myself.

57. When was the last time you cried?

Probably a PMS thing…they sneak up on you sometimes.

58. What’s your favourite breakfast cereal?”


59. Are you strong?’

“I’m a survivor, I’m not gon’ give up”… and that’s probably the only time you’ll hear me quote Beyonce.

60. Do you unite your shoes when you take them off?’


61. What are your favourite smells?”

‘Whatever food I’m craving in the moment probably.

62. What’s the first thing you notice about people?

How they treat other people.

63. Did you enjoy answering the questions in this survey?

Totally a waste of time but hey I needed a time out.