Monday, November 26, 2007

Hmm maybe I'm not working as hard as I should today

I think maybe it is the lack of emails over the past two days from my American colleagues who have been celebrating Thanksgiving, but I seem to have spent more time today on frivolous things than I should have done.
I managed to complete the meme that Welshcakes Limoncello set a few posts ago. I don't normally like to do many of these as I always feel pushed into them by someone who has tagged me. However Welshcakes has the secret, post it and leave the unspoken challenge for others to follow without actually tagging them - devious huh?

Well here is my version of 7x8

8 things I’m passionate about:
1. My marriage (I'm not screwing up another one!)
2. Motorcycling
3. Books
4. Music
5. Bad manners and unruly behaviour
6. Bad driving
7. Always doing my best at anything I do
8. Food

8 things to do before I die:
1. Learn to play the guitar reasonably well
2. Visit Hong Kong
3. A Motorcycle Track day
4. Climb a mountain (well maybe a small one)
5. Pass my Advanced Driving Test in a car to pair with the motorcycle pass
6. Visit The Orkney Islands
7. Learn to play Bridge
8. Get my golf handicap to 18 or less!

8 things I say often:
1. Red or White? (wine)
2. Oh OK then I’ll have another one please
3. We need to use some pragmatism here
4. Have you seen my ………
5. I’m sure I put it there
6. It would be rude not to
7. I’ll do it next week
8. When was the last time you did something you’ve never done before?

8 books I’ve read recently:
1. The Bourne Ultimatum – Robert Ludlum
2. Black Seconds – Karin Fossum
3. Bleachers – John Grisham
4. Skipping Christmas – John Grisham
5. The Midnight Club – James patterson
6. Winter in Madrid – C J Sansom
7. Lord of the Rings – J R R Tolkien (Again!)
8. How to be a Gardener – Alan Titchmarsh

8 songs I could listen to over and over:
1. Gerdundula – Status Quo
2. Parisienne Walkways – Gary Moore
3. Sarah – Thin Lizzy
4. Freebird – Lynrd Skynrd
5. Albatross – Fleetwood Mac
6. Cavatina – John Williams
7. Wheel in the Sky - Journey
8. Sultans of Swing – Dire Straits

8 qualities I look for in a best friend:
1. Be trustworthy.
2. Be kind
3. Available in times of need
4. Humourous
5. Don’t be narrow-minded .
6. Not too good a golfer
7. Supportive
8. Approachable

8 people I’m passing this on to:
Anyone who feels like doing it. [I promised you didn't I?]

By the way I forgot to mention that I had my regular eye test last week and I am going to try to wear a pair of Varifocals. Should be fun for a week or two. I will let you know when I get them so you can stay off the road for a while!


Hattigrace said...

I am still laughing about the nappy!!!!

You're not skipping Christmas?

Merelyme said...

love your answers...very cool meme. i might just try doing it.

lady macleod said...

interesting list; I'm a Patterson and Ludlum fan as well.

Cynnie said...

hiya !

I might do the meme..
but then..I've been so lazy!

Jeremy Jacobs said...

Yes, perhaps you should work harder.