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A-Z of me!

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I saw this A-Z idea in one of the blogs that I follow by Meridian Ariel. I think it's an interesting idea so I thought I'd have a try too.

A. Age: Luckily for me I don’t look my age! Over 30
B. Bed size: That really weird queen size-ish that Ikea does. I have the most comfy bed. Love it
C. Chore you dislike: Hoovering. I am so not a chores person!
D. Dogs: I don’t mind them but I’m a cat person. I love their independence. It's great when a cat chooses to sit with you because they really don't have to!
E. Essential start to your day: Liz Earle cleanse, polish and moisturiser followed by Bare Essentuals and Laura Geller (glow box) make up. This is why I don’t look my age!
F. Favorite colour: Blue. Always has been. So many shades, so many moods
G. Gold or silver: Silver. My Mum always wears white gold so I have always preferred that look of metal. And now I make silver clay jewellery!
H. Height: 5ft 9. Maybe. About that
I. Instruments you play(ed): I played recorder and piano. I’d like to learn guitar but I think I need the discipline of lessons. I have a guitar and really don’t pick it up much
J. Job title: I currently have five jobs! One of them is full time. I am just starting teaching jewellery classes at two different jewellery schools in London. I teach Psychology on Thursday evenings.
K. Kids: Not for me. Just the cat. He’s my baby boy
L. Live: London
M. Mum’s name: Val
N. Nicknames: My family call me Ansy. No one else gets away with this though so don’t try!
O. Overnight hospital stays: I had my adenoids out when I was about five. Luckily no other overnights since
P. Pet peeves: I hate that all cooks in restaurants believe that vegetarians love butternut squash and goats cheese. I hate them both. Honestly, check the veggie option on the next menu you see
Q. Quote from a movie: Weirdly I found this one difficult. I’m not such a movie goer. I guess ‘Marry me’ at the end of New Moon. Love Twilight so much
R. Righty or lefty: Lefty like all us creative types!
S. Siblings: A younger brother and a younger sister
T. Time you wake up: As late as humanly possible.
U. Underwear: M&S mostly. Or American Apparel Very exciting!
V. Vegetables you don’t like: butternut squash. See pet peeves
W. What makes you run late: I tend not to run late. My morning is a well oiled machine. If I’m late it is because of problems on the tube.
I am always insanely early for catching trains. I factor in about half an hour of delays per transport method and end up hanging around stations for about an hour.
X. X-rays you’ve had: Only dental if any. I am fortunate never to have broken anything. Oh. I may have had a chest x-ray when my Dad got pneumonia come to think of it.
Y. Yummy food you make: Baking was always my family favourite. I make great meringues and scones (courtesy of Delia recipes of course)
Z. Zoo animal favourites: I love Monkey World in Dorset so I’d have to say the rescue chimps. They are fascinating to watch. I am never quite sure of zoos but rescue centres like Monkey World are great.


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