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This must be 'give-Ulla-something-to-read' Day!

25 random facts about moi?  Can I find that many, that are interesting??

1.  I have lived in five different countries; England [2.5yrs], Malaya [5 yrs], Aden [9 yrs], New Zealand [15 yrs] and Australia [10 yrs] – before returning  to UK [18 yrs and counting!]


2.  I love all cats, from tigers to tabbies, but can’t stand dogs!


3.  My favourite food is curry [or Chinese or Italian – as the mood strikes!]


4.  I once owned over 3000 books, 500+ videos and over 40 pairs of shoes!


5.  I adore playing card games [everything from Blackjack to Hearts] & the English version of Mahjong


6.  I love to dance, from modern to ballroom


7.  Both my mobile phones have a ‘Spike’ cover!


8.  Love swimming in the sea but dislike unhealthy swimming pools


9.  I had about 10 watches five years ago


10. I can sing but can’t read music or play an instrument


11. I’m a huge Western & Sci-Fi movies fan and adore James Arness


12. I’ve been up in the London Eye and a hot-air balloon in Arizona


13. I rode a motorbike for 10 years


14. I’ve had 12 general anaesthetics for major & minor operations, from teeth to ankle!


15. I’ve been through the Suez Canal 7 times but still love travelling!


16. My taste in music ranges from Scarlatti to Buddy Holly – America to Frank Zappa!


17. Went to China for just over two weeks; visiting Tienamin Square, the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Li River & cormorant fishermen. 


18. I’ve started shrinking!  I’m nearly two inches shorter apparently


19. I have four tattoos


20. I adore James Marsters!


21. Love dark chocolate and champagne truffles

22. I saw 96 films in one year [in a cinema]; 1967, I think it was!


23. My feet are size 7½ UK or Euro 41cm


24. According to This Day in History - On my birthday 15th December, in 1890

In America, Chief Sitting Bull, the leader of the Sioux indians, was shot dead.  Also Walt Disney died but much later year!


25. It is amazing I’ve lasted the distance as I get bored very easily!


Will that do, Ginger?  :D



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Feb. 23rd, 2009 03:09 pm (UTC)
"23. My feet are size 7½ UK or Euro 41cm"

No way 41 cm, it´s size 41. LOL!!

Now I see you in these huge clown-shoes... Size 41 is something like 28cm from heel to toe.

Thank you for the reading!

I love mahjong, did James-mahjong in 3 min. 12 seconds yesterday!

I love both cats and dogs. And rats. And budgies. And... Well all critters almost

Can´t dance

Playes the violin for 7 years, can read music and sing, kind of...

Don´t have drivers license. I walk... A lot

My niece is giving birth at the moment. Om my birthday, cool!!

Been on television, and "centerfold" of the major newspaper in Sweden. With a whole bunch of my family and relatives, with our clothes on, thank you!

Hate my new workplace, hope I get over it in a year or two.

I love photography,

And James Marsters

And cake, off to eat cake now!!

Write more!

Feb. 23rd, 2009 10:26 pm (UTC)
C'mon Aunty, you know what i mean!
i always find it interesting to read bits about my friends; we don't get the time to sit around and find out these things when you have a few minutes here and there before and after a concert, or during a day event of queues for autos & photos!
Enjoy the cake, babe!

Edited at 2009-02-23 10:27 pm (UTC)
Feb. 24th, 2009 01:44 am (UTC)
4 kg´s of baby 9 PM. So easy to remember her birthday!
Feb. 24th, 2009 03:06 pm (UTC)
That's a fair amount of baby! 10lbs - one pound more than i was and two less than my father!
Congratulations to parents and Aunty!
Feb. 24th, 2009 09:14 pm (UTC)
Feb. 25th, 2009 01:05 am (UTC)
i dunno what is happening on LJ tonight, it keeps asking me to login...

What a little cutie! And such a nice change! Most babies look like wrinkled red monkies or Winston Churchill...
Celina; nice :D
Feb. 25th, 2009 02:37 pm (UTC)
The bald bebies here look like Urho Kekkonen ;O) Google/ wikiped that. LOL
Feb. 23rd, 2009 05:53 pm (UTC)
Fascinating! :D
Feb. 23rd, 2009 10:29 pm (UTC)
Okay, do me a list for you, sweetie!
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