Tagged! 8 Things...

Monday, June 06, 2011

I've been tagged by the lovely Lisa-Jane. Thank you! I enjoyed completing this, I had to really think on some of them, the 'eight things I love about winter' tumbled from my mind as fast as I could type but the 'eight things on my wishlist' had me stumped - what's that all about! Anyway...

My eight things!

Eight TV shows I watch...
1. Miranda
2. Luther
3. Waterloo Road
4. Holby
5. Have I Got News For You
6. QI
7. Waking The Dead
8. Have I Got A Bit More News For You

Eight Favourite places to eat...
Most of these are local places
1. Milsoms
2. The Fox and Goose
3. Burger King (but generally only when hungover)
4. Ask
5. The Arboretum
6. The Black Tiles
7. Churches
8. Misu

Eight Things I look forward to...
1. Saturday morning lay ins
2. Days off work
3. Day trips and nights out with my friends
4. Lazy days spent doing this and that, but nothing much, with my boyfriend
5. My vegetables growing and flourishing
6. Sunshine
7. Blog comments
8. Online shopping deliveries

Eight Things on my wishlist
1. An old Fiat 500
2. A mini break with my boyfriend
4. A trip to India with my boyfriend (for starters...)
4. A hammock
5. Riding boots, but I can't decide on black or brown?
6. A huge kitchen table
7. A dog
8. Long, thick, wavy hair (never going to happen)

Eight Things I'm passionate about...
1. Manners
2. Fairness
3. Compassion
4. Consideration
5. Kindness
6. Empathy
7. Decency
8. Respect

Eight Words or phrases I use a lot...
1. 'Its a bit like...' (which I hate)
2. 'Fabulous!'
3. 'So, I said...' (I don't like this either)
4. 'And I'm like...' (ditto)
5. 'Oh'
6. ****!! (I use a plethora of four letter words - a habit that needs breaking and one that is proving to be harder than I thought)
7. Yeah (I don't like this, the word is yes)
8. Huh? (As above - the word is pardon)

Eight Things I've learnt from the past
1. This too shall pass
2. Those that mind don't matter and those that matter don't mind
3. Be kind to yourself
4. Not all friendships last forever
5. Forgive and move on
6. Laugh more, worry less
7. Save as well as spend
8. Sometimes, no matter what you do, people will let you down, leave you or betray you and IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT

Eight Places I would love to visit...
1. The Sahara
2. New York in Spring
3. India - a big cat safari, the Taj Mahal and a few cricket matches (I admit the cricket is more for my boyfriend than me...)
4. Marrakesh (again)
5. Halong Bay, Vietnam
6. Venice
7. Maldives
8. Great Wall of China

Eight Things I want or need...
1. I want to stop using words and phrases that annoy me
2. I need to stop using words and phrases that annoy me
3. A manicure
4. Lunch (I'm hungry as I type)
5. I want to master the art of parallel parking
6. I need to get organised for a car boot sale
7. I want new doors for our new house
8. I need to get my glasses adjusted, they pinch my head and give me a headache

Eight Things I love about winter...
1. Sunny, crisp days
2. Family time
3. Roast beef for Christmas dinner
4. Snow
5. Christmas shopping
6. Mulled wine
7. Mittens
8. Log fires

Eight bloggers I'm tagging...
I've tagged bloggers that are reasonably new to me, who's blogs I am really enjoying.
1. Clare at I have too many shoes
2. Joan at Lola Lovely Pre Adored
3. Amy at Flaws and All
4. Lindsey at 3.6.5 D.I.Y
5. Lauren at Lauren Loves Blog
6. Helen at I Accidentally Spent My Wages in Topshop
7. Bonnie at Glam Kitten's Litterbox
8. Dora at A Drop of Indigo

Hope you enjoyed this.

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  1. Love it.

    What agreat way to find out more about you. I so agree with many of the phrases you want to stop saying, I say them too!

    X x

  2. oh I love reading these! What a fun tag. Sounds like you're really setting your sights for travelling.

  3. What a great tag! Really fun and interesting :) x

  4. Thank you so much for tagging me :) xo

  5. Very cool, thanks for the tag! I love these things. Can't wait to pass this on! x


  6. Thank you! I'm really chuffed and glad you like my blog, I am now following yours. I will start on my list of 8 things but might have to pinch a couple of your titles. xx

  7. This is TOTALLY awesome, and I am super stoked that you tagged me to do it. I will get on this later this week! Yay!

    P.S. With your statement about how your glasses are pinching your face, you reminded me that I need to make an appointment to have my eyes checked again. Haha. Thanks for that!

    Twitter: @GlamKitten88


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