Thursday 24 December 2015

25 Random Facts About Me .....

I saw this idea on my friend Anne's Blog

Here's 25 Random Facts About Me 

What is your middle name?

My middle name is Anne – I am always very specific about the e

What is your favourite drink?

Darjeeling tea – piping hot, milk and no sugar

What is your Favourite Song at the moment?

White Christmas – the Bing Crosby version

What is your favourite food?

Fish ,chips, mushy peas – no salt or vinegar

What was the last thing you bought?

The last thing I bought for myself was a pair of Santa socks which were already half price 

What is your favourite book of all time?

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

What is your favourite colour?

I’m a child of the seventies – so purple and orange not necessarily together or to be worn at the same time 

Do you have any pets?

The very lovely and very spoiled – Jaffa Pickle

What is your favourite perfume?

I have two – Noa by Cacherel and 24 Faubourg by Hermes 

What is your favourite holiday?

A magical,welsh seaside hideaway – those who know me know where this is…

Are you married?

Yes, to the same man for 36 years

Have you ever been out of the country?

I’m not an intrepid traveler, but yes, I have left these shores a few times to various destinations abroad.

Do you speak another language?

A smattering of very bad French – I now wish I’d paid more attentions to my French teacher,Mrs Tattersall, at the WGHS

How many siblings do you have?

I have two older brothers

What is your favourite store?

Most people would expect me to say a bookshop which indeed would be true, but my absolute favourite shop is John Lewis – they sell wool !

What is your favourite restaurant?

The Windmill at Parbold,Lancashire who make the best fish, chips and mushy peas

When was the last time you cried?

Just the other day, when I saw the devastation caused by the floods in Cumbria and because I know, first hand, just how hard people are working in the background to try and help

What is your Favourite Blog?

I have lots of favourite blogs, far too many to single out – they’re all wonderful and a huge inspiration

What is your Favourite Movie?

I have two – Love story (1970) and Babe (1995)

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What is your favourite TV Show?

Downton Abbey – I’m already in melt down because it’s the last episode of Christmas Day

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What phone do you have?

A basic Samsung – I am notoriously bad at answering my phone or texting, so I don’t need anything fancy

What is your favourite pastime?

Knitting/Crocheting ...oh ....and ....reading


Can you cook?

Yes, I can – I make excellent roast potatoes

Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

I have only one tiny piercing in each ear which I had done as a sixteenth birthday present. 
No tattoos.

I hope you've enjoyed reading these 25 Random Facts about me !!


Jaffa and I are are taking a little break now until the New Year - so until then

And Happy Reading 



  1. Hope you had a lovely Christmas, Jo and Jaffa. Loved your answers, and what a great idea for a fun blog post. (I'll copy this for my own blog later this week :) )
    Thanks for all the reviews this year and for introducing me to so many great new books.
    Happy New Year!

    1. Thanks Helena - look forward to reading 25 random facts about you !!

      All best wishes for the festive season x


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