#blogjune Random thoughts


And this’ll probably be the last for today, I think… (Disclaimer: the contents of these lists are not necessarily in order. They probably change in priority according to my moods anyway!)

Seven Things that Scare Me:

  1. Australia’s worsening national debt
  2. Preventable mistakes
  3. Becoming the victim of eye-dentity theft
  4. Horror movies
  5. Not being the mum that my kids need me to be
  6. Loss of people / relationships I hold dear
  7. Spiders

Seven Things I Like:

  1. Hubby and our three little ‘uns (d’uh!)
  2. Cheesecake. Oh, and Raffaello.
  3. Holidays
  4. Plane trips
  5. Singing
  6. Teaching
  7. Friends

Seven Random Facts About Me:

  1. I got my motorbike license before I got my car license.
  2. I’m very comfortable sitting on the floor. In fact, I often prefer it to furniture.
  3. I’m rather conceited about the metabolism I inherited from my mother. I show this by eating dessert while watching The Biggest Loser. How bad is that!
  4. I’m not particularly good at keeping fish alive. In a tank, anyway. In the fishpond, they seem to be completely fine. For ages.
  5. I smoked for a while when I was 19. I killed the cravings (when I stopped) by eating a snickers bar each time I wanted to light up.
  6. When I was in Uni (the first time) I wanted to get a large tattoo on my upper arm. A panther. I’m glad now that I didn’t.
  7. I used to be in leadership in a cult. SOOOO happy now that I’m out!

Seven Things I want to Do Before I Die:

  1. Hang-glide
  2. See my favourite places with my own eyes. Israel, Rome, the Kimberleys, the Daintree.
  3. See my kids grown and happy in strong, positive relationships
  4. Be published. On paper. (Better hurry up with that one, hey!)
  5. Ride a camel
  6. Learn to ski
  7. Umm… it was stretching it to get to six!

Seven Things I Can Do Well:

  1. Multitask
  2. Bluff
  3. Proofread and edit
  4. Explain concepts so that others understand
  5. Comfort my children
  6. Play violin
  7. Organise

Seven Things I Can’t Do But Wish I Could:

  1. Turn back time
  2. Forgive myself more easily
  3. Be about a zillion times more patient
  4. Be just a little taller
  5. Break through glass ceilings. Been there, tried that. It hurt my head.
  6. Fit more hours into my day
  7. Win first division lotto. Still trying though…

Seven Phrases I’m Known to Use:

  1. Seriously?
  2. Just wait…
  3. Could you please…
  4. You’ve got to be kidding!
  5. Oh sh*t.
  6. No, sweetheart. It’s not your turn for Mummy time.
  7. Oh my God…