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Stolen from House of lime…but this won’t be half as witty!


What is your salad dressing of choice?
eh bien seulement francais tu sais!

What is your favourite sit-down restaurant?
Indian Takeout you can’t take me anywhere, I eat too much and then get loud on one glass of wine. I’m a cheap date.

What food could you eat for 2 weeks straight and not get sick of it ? typically fantastial for a woman of a certain age, a bit of variety please, Hugh Jackman with side portion of Gerard Butler

What are your pizza toppings of choice?
you think I’ll have room or time?

What do you like to put on your toast?

Butter and blackcurrant jam either mine or BonneMamans


How many televisions are in your house?

One very big one

What colour cell phone do you have?

What does the first text message in your in box say and who sent it?
Out of context they all sound positively porno!

Who was the last person to call you?
Editorial dept Vogue magazine (don’t get too excited) they wanted me to advertise with them.


Are you right-handed or left-handed?
I have two and they both work for me, right.

Have you ever had anything removed from your body?
Well I had
some help with my daughter after 3 days, you don’t want the details surely?

What is the last heavy item you lifted?
Internally my 9lb 10.5oz daughter. Externally, an installation at the Museum.


If it were possible, would you want to know the day you were going to die?
No way José!

If you could change your name, what would you change it to?
You don’t read my blog do you?

Would you drink an entire bottle of hot sauce for $1000?

With medical attention standing by? Add another bloody nought then?


How many pairs of flip-flops do you own?
you have seen me naked haven’t you!

Last time you had a run-in with the cops?

Me nah never have! Er have I? nah.

Last person you talked to in person?

Larry just came downstairs from his office for an iced drink

Favourite Month?
August and December, sorry has to be two.


Missing someone?

overcast, but promises to brighten up later.

What are you listening to?
Dido, which probably explains it. I said Dido!

People, I love people watching( I remember a corner cafe au Place de la Madeliene, Paris. Or anywhere really.

Worrying about?
Read my blog!


What’s the last movie you watched ?
Lost in Translation for 6th time, twice in last few weeks. Neither Larry nor my son had seen it, so l watched it with them individually. Larry kinda liked it, a bit. My son is on the same page as me though.

Do you smile often?
What else is there to hide behind.

Do you always answer your phone?

It’s four in the morning and you get a text message, who is it?
My daughter saying she’ll be home soon. Waiting for a taxi. Sigh, I will be asleep soon then.

If you could change your eye color what would it be?
I wouldn’t

What flavour do you add to your drink at Sonic Drive In ?
I don’t know what that is. Does it require batteries?

Do you own a digital camera?

Yes but it isn’t a SLR. Soon though, very soon.

Have you ever had a pet fish? That’s kinda the answer to my second favourite joke. How many surrealists does it take to change a light bulb? FISH and yes I had a fish when I was staying in the States, when I left my friend Patience, it lived for several years.

Favorite Christmas song? Fairytale of New York, the Pogues with Kirsty McColl.

What’s on your wish list for your birthday? A ticket to see Johnny Hallyday, he’s giving up touring so its last chance saloon. A Trip to Paris or Florence, Rome, Barcelona, Amsterdam. London. NYC. Anywhere really. As long as I can go see Museums & Galleries!

Can you do push ups? You shouldn’t ask a lady that.

Can you do a chin up? Which one?

Does the future make you more nervous or excited? Pass-ed out!

Do you have any saved texts. No I always delete the evidence!

Ever been in a car wreck? Thankfully not.

Do you have an accent? My kids and everyone up here in Cumbria think I sound like an East-ender! I think I am accent less, but apparently not.

Songs to make you cry? Jeez there are so many, I’m a sop!
Wichita Lineman/Glen Campbell

Je t’aime comme je respire- Johnny Hallyday

Hymne a l'amour - Edith Piaf

Without you/Nilsson

Caruso/ Luciano Pavarotti

Queen of Hearts – Greg Allman

Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland

Almost Blue- Diana Krall/Elvis Costello/Alison Moyet

Memphis Skyline – Rufus Wainwright

I can’t make you love me – Bonnie Raitt

Songbird- Fleetwood Mac

Blue eyes- Elton John and many more

Hope there is someone – Anthony & The Johnsons

A piece of sky – Barbra Streisand

Plans tonight? Taxi driving for the kids/supermarket, you wanna swap?

Have you ever felt like you hit rock bottom? I hit my bottom most days!

Name 3 things you bought yesterday? a coffee/ a chicken / crusty bread

Have you ever been given roses? Yes the most magnificent bunch were sent to me on my 40th by a girlfriend. Larry sent me some (I think) for my 21st

Current worry? My work contract comes to an end in March, I’ve started worrying about it not being renewed. If so do I go back to retail, it’s changed so. I’m too old for them now perhaps and actually too qualified. Been there seen it done it. New challenges ahead for me.

Current hate right now? Anyone need a spare tyre?

Met someone who changed your life? When? Bit obvious but kids change your life don’t they, again and again and again

What song represents you? I dunno. I guess for me it would be Je ne regrette rien. I just asked Larry and he agreed that would represent me well. But it was a whole different matter if the question was, 'what songs reminds me of you!

What were you doing 12 AM last night? Dreaming!


  1. Wow - that was a lot of work. How long did it take to write all that? Very interesting though.

  2. Hey that's fab, thanks Saz!

    (You do know there are a few months between August and December though don't you?!)

  3. You make these memes fun by not being too serious and yet there's always that in your face truth to each one. That's what makes it important...I feel I know you ever so much better these days, Saz!

  4. A nice mix of just the sort of silly and prosaic details which are always interesting to this kind of mind!

    I've just re-viewed Lost in Translation, too.

  5. Good one, Saz. Loved the answer to the smile question - so true.

  6. this is a great meme and very interesting to read
    Can I have a go?

    Funny- August is my least favourite month. Too many tourists, too many school kids, worst month for business. Bah Humbug

  7. Thas so weird...Geraud Butler is my side dish as well, but sometimes the main course as well as desert.

  8. "Hugh Jackman with side portion of Gerard Butler

    What are your pizza toppings of choice?
    you think I’ll have room or time?"

    Hahahaha! That's the sort of thing I might write, except you can change the name and I don't need a side. ;)

    I love Bonne Maman jams too. So much nicer and more fruity. But Lost in Translation? That ranks with Groundhog Day for me, which puts it somewhere near the bottom. Sorry ...

  9. That does too look like a lot of work, made my head spin. Love all those songs...'Hide behind your smile' sounds very familiar.

  10. Hi just found you over on list, I have just been to Paris with a friend, we went to a Bloggers Meet up, it was amazing.

    Anyone from the South sounds like they are from Eastend, when they travel North, it is amazing, If they were to hear a true Eastender, you most probably would be told you sound quite posh :-)

  11. Please... DO share some of the out-of-context porno text messages!


  12. Now I have to dig myself out of this meme. It was so much fun, I jumped into it! Had bread and butter with black currant jam this morning. Oh so good.

    I love Lost in Translation too!

  13. Think that was one of the best meme's I've seen in a long time - not that I don't enjoy the others, but you know what I mean (just digging the hole here).

    Eva Cassidy, Over the Rainbow makes me cry every time.

    Brilliant answers, very witty.

    CJ xx

  14. Adore this Meme, Saz - We are so similar in so many ways, as you know... I was just thinking that it's been ages since I've seen a good Meme I wanted to steal, and you have done this so expertly, my dahlink!

    May I borrow it for one day??!

    Big hugs, love, Fhi xxx

  15. I loved reading these new (to me) facts about you. Thanks for taking the time it must have taken to write them all!

    Good luck w/that job contract.

  16. I tagged you :)

  17. Very good but what exactly are you on? (I could do with some)

  18. Liking the term bullcrapology. Might change my blog name. (Probably already taken.)

    Always good to learn more of you, Saz.


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