SAMI'S COLOURFULWORLD

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

10 Things You Didn't (need to) Know About Me

It´s meme time and I was lucky enough to be tagged by the world traveller Amanda, and that means that I have to write a post about 10 things you didn´t (and don´t need to?) know about me.
Hope I can think up of 10 interesting things to tell you!!



1 - I have always been shy, but the last couple of years I have been making a big effort to participate more in group conversations or to even make small chit-chat to strangers. (Maybe hitting 50 helped me unwind!!)


2 - I can´t use chopsticks although I love eating Chinese food. I have been shown mountains of time but just can´t seem to get the hang of it. And Chinese restaurants never give you knives, so I have trouble just using a fork to eat. Because I´me now gluten intolerant and don´t eat all Chinese foods anymore, I eat mainly rice and vegetable dishes.

3 - I like to have more than one craft project on the go at all times, I seem to get a bit bored doing just one thing until the end.




4 - The same for books - I usually start reading 2 or 3 books and alternate reading a few chapters from each.


5 - I have a sweet tooth, and would rather eat sweet than savoury food.


6 - I am a great dessert maker, and whenever we get invited to friend´s houses they always ask me to bring dessert. Somehow my cakes rarely turn out well. They get eaten nonetheless, mostly by me!!
My chocolate Mousse


7 - I´m not a sporty person, hated participating in sports in school and don´t follow much sport on TV either, apart from the Olympics which I enjoy.


8 - I love necklaces, have probably over 50 of them in various colours and always wear one matching my outfit. I have been collecting them over many years and a lot of friends knowing of my penchant give them to me as gifts.


9 -  I like to move furniture around all the time and redecorate, but because I try to do too much on my own, I then get backache from all the pushing and shoving, so I have put a stop to that....unless I have willing help.


10 - Just like Amanda, I have never been to Bali. When you live in Perth, it´s like saying you´ve never been out of your city. It´s cheaper and quicker to fly to Bali than to any other Australian city. I have heard good and bad things about Bali, so haven´t yet made up my mind if that is a place where I would like to go.


Finally, such a meme requires that I tag other blogging friends to have a go at the same thing.
So, taking inspiration from my meme write your own post on 10 things we don´t know about you!
http://bananarunkin.blogspot.com/
-http://emaleecrochet.blogspot.com/
-http://withoutcomplexities.blogspot.com/
-http://presepiocomvistaparaocanal.blogspot.com/
Good luck, hope to read some interesting things about you!






8 comments:

  1. I enjoyed your post very much. I'm like you on the having several craft projects going on at once. lol
    Your photo of cake in a bowl is pretty. Is it baked in the bowl? I'd love to have the recipe. It looks mighty tasty. :)
    Great 10 things list. Thanks for sharing. :)

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  2. We have lots in common, quite a few of your snippets apply to moi, eg: love Chinese food but the chopsticks give me grief as well.
    Chocolate mousse looks divine, hey wanna come to Tassy for dinner!
    Deb

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  3. Well Sami, I was in Perth for 21 years and i didn't get to Bali either!

    I never used to be shy but after meeting my husband 12 years ago and getting married I somehow forgot there is a world outside of being a wife and mother and now I find I am turning 40 and almost frightened of other people.

    I am determined to make some changes when we move to Bangkok, we will be settling into a close expat community and it's a perfect time for me to practice being more normal and social

    I love reading things like this on blogs...it's really interesting

    ps: I am fantastic with chopsticks but so bad in the kitchen my family would be worried if i offered to make dessert :)

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  4. Lots of interesting stuff here Sami! I'm the same with books (although it's more a location thing with me - I tend to have books on the go in the bedroom, the living room, in my handbag, etc). And we are a good match: you're a good dessert maker and I'm a great dessert eater!!

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  5. EC - the cake in a bowl is actually chocolate mousse, everybody loves it and I seem to make it every time we get invited to friends.
    Deb - Thanks for inviting me to dinner in Tassy, I actually just had a friend from there visiting me this past weekend.
    Expat wife - I think a small expat community will do the trick to enable you to be more outgoing.
    Amanda - I´m a good dessert eater too. Lately with husband away interstate (and only home on weekends) and son always busy at Uni with his end of year project, I sometimes make a dessert and will eat it on my own during 3 or 4 days! Very naughty!!

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  6. Ola, Sami :-) Que desafio interessante! Logo que possa, respondo :-) Tambem adoro decoracao e reorganizacoes em casa ;-) and a I'm a great dessert eater too ;-))
    Beijinhos!

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  7. I love necklaces. We call it fantasy jewelry. I love the way you have displayed them. You are soooo creative. How did you make the board?

    the chocy mouse looks delicious!

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  8. Hi Piglet, yes fantasy jewelry would be more appropriate. I had a picture frame, attached an mdf board at the back and screwed cup hooks all over the board, and the jewelry hangs from them.

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