Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Ten things

1. I am scared of the dark.

2. I have fifteen piercings and five tattoos.

3. The people I love the most are also the people who make me laugh the most; my daughter, my Other Half and my beloved sister Fifi.

4. I can ride a motorbike but not a horse. In fact I am scared of horses. And cows. And goats. And geese.

5. I've lived at twenty different addresses, and was once homeless for six weeks.

6. I adore the music of Barry Manilow. Seriously.

7. The things I'll never tell anyone are the things I need to say the most.

8. I love shoes.

9. I never loved my ex-husband.

10. If I came to your house and you made me a cheese sandwich I couldn't eat it. If I made myself a cheese sandwich at your house it would be fine. Shop-bought sandwiches are, for some reason, acceptable.

25 Comments:

Blogger car01 chimed in with...

Ooh, so is your secret there yet?

I shall have to do my own list of secrets one of these days, but I'm not sure I understand about the cheese sarnies. Is it just cheese, or would ham be acceptable to you?

13 September, 2005 09:59  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

i haven't done that yet, no.

it's just a cheese thing - if you present me with a sandwich you've already made i don't know whether you had the cheese wrapped properly, or if bits had gone all crusty and you just cut them off.

ham would be fine. no pickle for me though, thanks.

13 September, 2005 10:01  
Blogger Donna chimed in with...

You're such a freak, but I am growing kind of fond of you :)

13 September, 2005 10:07  
Blogger Urban Chick chimed in with...

no.8: this is VERY healthy and normal

10/10

13 September, 2005 10:11  
Anonymous Other Half chimed in with...

No. 2 - Didn't that used to be 18 piercing's...and shouldn't it be 5 and a half tattoo's ?

No. 5 - Soon to be 21 different addresses.

No. 6 - We need to have a serious chat !!!

No. 8 - FREEEEAAAAKKKK !!!!!!!!!

Can I add a no. 11 to your 10 things...I love you very much you bloody weirdo.

13 September, 2005 10:14  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

donna - you give with one hand, you take with the other.....

ms chick - i know. what's not to love?

hon - yup, used to be eighteen. not sure how you make that five and a half tatts tho. and i love you too. mainly because you're just as weird as me *pictures you naked in the shower frantically wiping the walls dry with a sponge*

13 September, 2005 10:22  
Anonymous Other Half chimed in with...

TOO MUCH INFORMATION !!!! The blogging community did not need that horrible mental image.

13 September, 2005 10:33  
Anonymous GR chimed in with...

Hmmmm...I guess Barry Manilow is better than admitting to loving Neil Diamond!! (blush)
Wiping shower walls dry....eeeuugghhh...i'd rather not know.
How can someone so very weird..be so nice??

13 September, 2005 11:03  
Blogger Urban Chick chimed in with...

oh yes we did

13 September, 2005 11:28  
Blogger Fifi chimed in with...

I cannot eat egg mayonnaise sandwiches, or indeed eggs of any description, unless I have lovingly prepared them myself.

PS. I have been to see Barry Manilow in concert. Sheer class.

13 September, 2005 11:31  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

i don't know that i could actually go and see him in concert. i mean, somebody might see me....

13 September, 2005 15:28  
Anonymous GRrrrr chimed in with...

Go in disguise....wearing a pinnochio nose, not only will you be in disguise..but he'll also think your his biggest fan!!

13 September, 2005 15:36  
Blogger Kyahgirl chimed in with...

You're very brave surly girl, especially about the Barry Manly-nose thing.

(Being a typical polite Canadian, I won't even call you a freak over that. ) :-)

13 September, 2005 18:58  
Blogger ossie chimed in with...

I smoke rollies is it all that bad?

13 September, 2005 21:05  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

kyahgirl - insult away, everyone else has (apart from ms chick but that's just cos i said i love shoes).

ossie - not all that bad, no. when combined with bad personal hygiene, a rubbish attitude and an irritating propensity to say the same thing fifteen times in a row it wears a bit thin tho. curses - why did i marry him?

13 September, 2005 22:33  
Blogger Kyahgirl chimed in with...

Well, yes, its the pack thing. Lowest mind rules the mob and all that :-)

If you come to my house, I will gladly let you make your own cheese sandwiches. In fact, I might even pay you to do so. I'm not the 'hostess with the mostest'.
Laura

13 September, 2005 22:50  
Blogger The Humanity Critic chimed in with...

great list.

13 September, 2005 23:10  
Blogger Whinger chimed in with...

I LOVE Barry Manilow. Even as a 17-year-old I was unable to hide my love of the Copacabana.

13 September, 2005 23:24  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

well it is the hottest spot north of havana. what's not to love?

13 September, 2005 23:33  
Blogger elvira black chimed in with...

Music (?) and passion were always in fashion...

14 September, 2005 10:05  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

altogether now....at the COpa....don't fall in love..

god i love that song *buggers off to play.com to order best of cd*

14 September, 2005 10:17  
Blogger Stef the engineer chimed in with...

4. Sensible. Teeth/hooves/beaks & independent will. Be afraid. My grandad was in the cavalry, and hated horses.

2. FIFTEEN! Do the detectors at airports start bleeping as soon as you look at them? I have enough problems if I forget a key. I can't even think of that many places to pierce!

[Not intending to sound like anyone's mother. Or asking for a list. I'll be quiet now.]

7. True for everyone. With me it's usually "Can I leave now? I really, really need a wee."

14 September, 2005 14:29  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

yup, fifteen. i haven't set of the metal detectors for a few years tho - more piercings then, and most with rings in rather than the studs most have now.

left ear - 4 + top of ear
right ear - 4 + tragus
nose - 3
lip - 1
tongue - 1

used to have septum and nipples done too...but a bike accident put paid to the nips and the septum one was my wedding present from the ex. who says romance is dead?

14 September, 2005 14:32  
Blogger Stef the engineer chimed in with...

Um, what's a tragus? I have visions of a LVL 15 magic user being dragged along, robe flapping behind him, to have a random piercing put in. Or is that displaying a tragic geek male adolescence?

14 September, 2005 15:46  
Blogger surly girl chimed in with...

tragus is that little nobbly bit above your earlobe where your ear joins your head.

can you tell i'm not a qualified doctor?

14 September, 2005 16:05  

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