All posts tagged: Memes

A Lil’ Ray Of Sunshine

That devilish Norrie, who hides under her blankie, a lot, has nominated me to be grilled, so be warned, you could be so bored you fall asleep mid-sentence … #1 Do you believe in ghosts? I know what you’re thinking, no one in their right mind who studied science at Uni could possibly believe in ghosts, well, you’d be wrong. I do believe … eh, sort of. There was a ‘presence’ in our family home (no matter where we lived) that my Dad referred to ‘It’ as Fred—yes, the ghost was named. My mother claimed it was one of her great aunts. Whoever it was, things happened. Unexplainable things. #2 Have you ever sneaked out of the house to go to a party in your wild teen years? Oh dear, I am soooo boring when it comes to my rebellious teen years. I left home at 17, so in answer to that one, eh, no. #3 What’s your take on flowery food? (Lavender biscuits, wild flowers in salads, and so on). Yey or nay? Where’s …

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 Badass Females

Sometimes it’s hard, really hard, to choose just 5 of something. Like today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic of Bad Ass Females courtesy of Shanah over at Bionic Book Worm. Are you kidding me, I can only choose FIVE? But. But. There. Are. So. Many! Well, I’m almost sure no one is going to have heard of some of these female characters, but to me, they know how to kick butt with the best of them! #1. BRIGID QUINN by Becky Masterman — A no-nonsense ex-FBI agent turned PI who hasn’t quite retired from rubbing everyone up the wrong way, getting into peoples faces, and generally getting herself into trouble while solving the crime. Brigid, who is 60, is gritty, determined, and will not rest till justice is served. Check out: Rage Against The Dying Fear The Darkness A Twist of the Knife #2. LORI ANDERSON by Steph Broadribb — Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother …

One Lovely Blog Award: 7 Random Facts about Alex

So that fab wannabe cowgirl and all round crazy cook, Christina, over at Recipe and a Read, has tagged me in the One Lovely Blog Award. I’m honoured. Thanks Christina. You should stop by if you don’t already, as Christina loves to dish up a recipe with her reviews, and always has some fun blog posts. Oh, and she just revamped her blog with a fresh spring-like look, so go take a look. And not to be outdone, coffee-addict Norrie also nominated me. Ta Sweetie! So, are you ready to be bored dazzled by 7 Random Facts about Moi? Hey, at my age I’ve done quite a few things, all thanks too … FACT #1 : I was in the military. Yeah, and I survived! Ha! Ha! I did 8 years in the Women’s Royal Air Force, to be exact, as an Air Traffic Controller. Does that fact scare you knowing I was in charge? Well, okay, maybe not in-charge and it was military fighter jets, not passenger flights, that we landed! FACT #2 : …