Thursday, 28 January 2016

...and that's the answer 6

Pain yes, crying no!
Murphy and Stanley wanted to know about what three words I would use to describe myself. And I really had to think about that one. 

I have always seen myself as a bit of a cry-baby, until I was told that in fact, I am not. I will continue doing what I do even when others would have long since thrown in the towel. Meaning I might not be as much of a cry-baby I always thought I was. 

I never really saw myself as adventurous. I just liked to see new things and meet new people and go new places. Is that adventurous? I would have said curious more than adventurous, but perhaps in my case they might be the same.

Christmas and knitting in one go.
I know that some people think me strange. I love Eurovision and war documentaries. I love Christmas and food programmes (just not Gordon Ramsey, Jamie Oliver or that awful Marco Pierre White who gives me the heebie jeebies). I love biathlon and knitting. I love the cinema and reading. 

I would like to be thought of as a writer. I know now that a novel might be beyond my grasp, but if I can write a story that others want to read, even if it is only about Miss Oswin and her dislike for snow, I feel that I am a writer.

I know for a fact that I am lazy. If I get the choice to go for a walk or sit in front of the computer/television, I choose the latter. If I get the choice to do the dishes/laundry/cleaning or sit in front of the computer/television, I choose the latter. I am always hopeful that some magic elves come out and do my housework and make me fit again. I think they might be stuck in that time machine in my basement. 

I would like others to think of me as loving. I love my friends and family, although I don't always show it in a good way. I certainly don't say it often enough. But I do. Love them I mean. As I told a friend recently, if I didn't, they wouldn't be in my life. Because over the years I have realised that even if you don't always see eye to eye about something, some people are better in than out, even with the differences.

Out of all those things, I think I would want to use the following words to really describe myself: adventurous, loving and writer. And I think that encapsulates most of what and who I am.

13 comments:

  1. A pawsome furfriend!
    My 3 words fur you!!!!!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  2. You can be curious about things but never act upon it. So to me you have that spirit of adventure! Love this post!

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    1. I see it now, but I never thought of myself as adventurous for some reason.

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  3. Hari OM
    Having met you - I concur!!! YAM xx

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  4. You are very INTROSPECTIVE today.... this was a through answer to the Dood's question. Well Done.

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  5. Wow, excellent answers!!


    Keep Calm & Bark On!

    Murphy & Stanley

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  6. Those are excellent words to describe yourself. Mommy has always dreamed of being a writer.

    Ziggy Out!!

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  7. CRIKEY ... Except for the adventurous part you sound just like my Mum. She doesn't have an adventurous bone in her body!

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    1. Oh, I don't know. Living with a dog sounds like one big adventure to me.

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  8. I always choose the computer and TV. I will always choose lazy!!! I definitely think of you as loving.....

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