Tuesday, 16 January 2007

five things that you may not have noticed about me online

Ages and ages ago, Bes nominated for a 'five things that you may not have noticed about me online' meme. It's taken me weeks to get to it (sorry Bes!), but here it is.

1. I used to do synchronised swimming. Nose-clip, ear-plugs, make-up, frilly swimming hat, everything.

2. My first job was as a waitress at the Somerset County Cricket Club. We weren't allowed to talk to the cricketers and I once dropped four prawn cocktails in a person's lap. They were very nice about it though, really.

3. I was once, briefly and abortively, in a polyamorous relationship. I know that there are lots of people who manage it successfully, and I think it sounds wonderful if everyone involved is playing by the same rules - but for me at that time and with those particular people, it was a disaster. (And yes, we did tell the adoption social worker about it).

4. More on swimming - I'm quite good at it, actually. I can do the butterfly and used to race it, and medley, for school.

5. I would like to walk the Camino pilgrim route from Vezelay in central France to Santiago De Compostela in Spain. It takes six months. If we get knocked back for adoption, I'm going to take six months off and do it.

I nominate: Anyone who has sufficient brain-space to have a go ...

Tomorrow: The case for keeping rabbits to eat. Please have your thoughts ready, I need some validation.

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  1. 1) Makeup? One wears makeup when swimming synchronistically?!

    3) I had friends (a couple) who tried it. Yep, they weren't all on the same page, so it ended. NOt badly, it just sort of ... fizzled out.

    4) *Sigh* I wish I was a better swimmer. It's something that I could do with my current chiropractic woes.

    bunnies) Impera has a bunny, so I better not participate in an *eating the bunnies* conversation. (Although heifer.org does provide rabbits as an option)

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  2. 1) Makeup? One wears makeup when swimming synchronistically?!

    3) I had friends (a couple) who tried it. Yep, they weren't all on the same page, so it ended. NOt badly, it just sort of ... fizzled out.

    4) *Sigh* I wish I was a better swimmer. It's something that I could do with my current chiropractic woes.

    bunnies) Impera has a bunny, so I better not participate in an *eating the bunnies* conversation. (Although heifer.org does provide rabbits as an option)

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  3. 2) I'm surprised they didn't sign you up to the team!!

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  4. 2) I'm surprised they didn't sign you up to the team!!

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  5. 5) That is the prettiest part of France, I think. That would be a dream come true.

    Rabbits are good eating. They will also cuddle with you so that you understand the derivation of the term "snuggle bunny." That would be a tough one to decide.

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  6. 5) That is the prettiest part of France, I think. That would be a dream come true.

    Rabbits are good eating. They will also cuddle with you so that you understand the derivation of the term "snuggle bunny." That would be a tough one to decide.

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  7. Thanks for sharing. :D

    Quiet an athlete you are, no? Interesting about not allowed to talk to cricketers. 0_0

    About polyamorous relationship, that is very interesting to know; you must know more about relationships than most people then. It should work if everyone is on the same page, yes. However, I don't know any relationship type where there aren't people who are always wanting to mess up things, directly or indirectly, purposefully and otherwise. Monogamous relationships included. If there is a relationship type out there that has zero chances of the heart getting killed, I am in!

    About keeping rabbits to eat them later [if I understand it correctly], do you remember SabeToby.com? :D

    Thanks for sharing. :)

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  8. Thanks for sharing. :D

    Quiet an athlete you are, no? Interesting about not allowed to talk to cricketers. 0_0

    About polyamorous relationship, that is very interesting to know; you must know more about relationships than most people then. It should work if everyone is on the same page, yes. However, I don't know any relationship type where there aren't people who are always wanting to mess up things, directly or indirectly, purposefully and otherwise. Monogamous relationships included. If there is a relationship type out there that has zero chances of the heart getting killed, I am in!

    About keeping rabbits to eat them later [if I understand it correctly], do you remember SabeToby.com? :D

    Thanks for sharing. :)

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  9. 5) That's a wonderful idea! Would you blog about the experience along the way?

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  10. 5) That's a wonderful idea! Would you blog about the experience along the way?

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  11. Rabbits aren't particularly good eating. Certainly a bit of flavour, and now and again that's ok. But they don't provide a good balance of minerals and vitamins. Infact, if you only ate rabbits you'd starve to death. So I wouldn't invest the time and effort in rearing them, just go down the game shop and buy one as and when you fancy.... or forage for some road kill... oh, you would have missed the Road kill Chief on TV the other night!

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  12. Rabbits aren't particularly good eating. Certainly a bit of flavour, and now and again that's ok. But they don't provide a good balance of minerals and vitamins. Infact, if you only ate rabbits you'd starve to death. So I wouldn't invest the time and effort in rearing them, just go down the game shop and buy one as and when you fancy.... or forage for some road kill... oh, you would have missed the Road kill Chief on TV the other night!

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