YONKS was tagged by someone to produce a list of favourites.
Being a contrary bastard, I thought I'd do the same, in reverse order just for a bit of perverse fun.
Favourite saying or motto:
'illegitimi non carborundum' : Don't let the bastards grind you down.
What is your favourite city in the world?
I would have said Wellington, the capital of my newly adopted country, but in all honesty, I must say Paris. It's everything a city should be. Spacious, beautiful, full of character, great food and art to die for.
|Hopital D'Invalides. Beautiful, especially when approached over the Pont Alexandre III|
Who is your favourite artist?
Da Vinci?, Bosch?. Dali? No.
Norman Rockwell or Graham Sydney.
|By Graham Sydney|
What is your dream job?
Teaching. I do it, I love it.
Even when Brian starts an interminable diatribe against religion and for theatre.
|My "bad" girls on detention.|
Sweet or Salty - Favourite junk food snack?
Salty. Almost anything from the street vendors/Hawkers in Singapore. Probably Bakkwa
Sweet, again from Singapore, banana fritters.(Pisang goreng)
What is your dream holiday?
Done it. Alice Springs, Uluru, and Cairns in Australia, with a trip to the Great Barrier Reef.
|Uluru. You really have to see it "for real"|
What is your favourite aspect of blogging?
Hmmm. Probably being in contact with so many people all around the world, and being able to gently insult them and their beliefs, in the best of taste. Being able to vent the accumulated ire, whenever Ringo drives me to think of more drastic action, probably of a7.62mm character. Actually, he came into school at the start of the week with a large bandage on his forehead. He's been hunting, and he discovered that the recoil of a full bore rifle can jam the sight into the head of the shooter. Maybe he's read my blogs and is preparing to go on the offensive.
(Remember, you can't hide from a micro-organism. Microbiology is my first degree and love. You wouldn't believe how easy it is to prepare a lethal anaerobe.)
Are you a dog or a cat lover?
Neither. I've had a cat (deceased, a rather unfortunate Paracetamol overdose)
We've got a dog, (Bichon-Frise) but the little shit-machine definitely belongs to my beloved. I prefer keeping a PC as a pet.
|Best place really.|
If you could step into a time machine and go anywhere in time, where would it be and why?
Back to Manchester so I could destroy all of the progenitors of Ringo, so he would no longer exist.
Probably start a plague of Black Death in the 30s. Yersinia pestis is so amenable to home culture.
Do you prefer to watch TV or read, what is your favourite?
Read. Anything by John Ringo, or most anything by good Science Fiction authors. (I recommend "The Last Centurion")
What is your favourite season and why?
Summer. Wine, Cherries, Strawberries, fresh tomatoes, lemons freshly picked of the tree with Gin, Tonic and ice.