**25 Random Things About Me**

Thanks to Kate at Bibliophile Book Club at http://bibliophilebookclub.wordpress.com  for giving me this ideal for my blog. I think it’s a great way for everyone to find out more about the person behind the blog,and as I’m a newbie to blogging (3months) I thought it would be nice way of telling you a bit more about myself so here goes

1. What is your middle name?

I haven’t got a middle name I’m afraid

2. What’s your favourite Drink?

I’m addicted to coffee I have at least 6-8 mugs a day, it’s got to be strong and I prefer freshly brewed coffee to instant. I’m also a sucker for flavoured coffees you name it I like them, sticky toffee, gingerbread, caramel I think you get the picture!

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3. What’s your favourite song at the moment?

Well it’s that time of year, so I love any Christmas songs, Slade, wham, wizard I love them all, I always have the Non stop Christmas Channel on through out December, and can often be found dancing around the Christmas tree!

4. What’s your favourite food?

It’s got to be a medium rare steak, chips and mushrooms fried in garlic, peas and onion rings

5. What’s the last thing you bought?

A Christmas present for my husband, but I can’t say what in case he decides to read this

6. Favourite book of all time?

This ones really hard, I don’t really have a favourite book, but I’m a huge fan of Kimberley Chambers and have to buy all her books as soon as they hit the shelves

7. Favourite Colour?

I wear a lot of black, but my favourite colour is blue

8. Do you have any pets?

We have a Jack Russell called Milo, he’s 13 now so an old boy, but he such a character, and at times still thinks he’s a pup

Our "old boy" Milo

Our “old boy” Milo

9. Favourite Perfume?

DKNY Be Delicious for going out or Marc Jacobs Daisy for everyday

10 – Favourite holiday?

It has to be Australia, I won a holiday which included a week in Sydney and a second week in Cairns. It’s such a huge country and we seen so many amazing sights The Great Barrier Reef, The a Opera house and the Blue Mountains to name a few. I would love to go back one day, but the journey is a killer!

11. Are you married?

Yes, I have been very happily married for over 27 years, Andy and I grew up together, we went out when we were about 15 for a year and then went our separate ways for a couple of years, and ended up working in the same place and we’ve been together ever since

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12. Have you ever been out the country? If so, how many times?

OMG I’m not sure how many times,  but I would say at least 30 I’ve been to Germany, Australia, numerous parts of Spain, Croatia, Turkey, Greece I’ve been very fortunate to travel to such beautiful places.

13. Do you speak any other language?

I learned German at school 35 years ago! (Seems like a life time ago), but my mother in law is German and doesn’t understand my German at all, so I would say it’s a “no”

14. How many siblings do you have?

I have 2 sisters and I’m the oldest

15. What is your favourite store?

I’m a big fan of Primark, I love a bargain and could spend hours in there, and any shop that sales books!

16. Favourite restaurant?

I don’t really have a favourite restaurant as we always like to try somewhere new each time, but we do have a lovely one about 20 minutes from where we live, it’s more of a pub come restaurant called The Windmill it has floor to ceiling Windows along the front with fantastic views of the Bristol Channel and Wales

17. When was the last time you cried?

About a month ago, when I watched the Christmas Advert for John Lewis

18. Favourite Blog?

This is a hard one I only started blogging at the beginning of September this year, so just getting to grips with all the book blogging sites out there, but a few that stick out and have been ultra friendly are

https://bibliophilebookclub.wordpress.com/

http://beccasbooooks.blogspot.co.uk

http://www.jennyinneverland.com

19. Favourite Movie?

This time of year is The Christmas Carol, miracle on 34th Street or Elf and my very favourite films are The Searchers with John Wayne, Armageddon and Deep Impact

20. Favourite TV show?

I have quite a few The Walking Dead, The BlackList, The Following I also loved Dexter, sons of anarchy,prison break and breaking bad I was devastated when they finished!

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21. PC or Mac?

Neither I use my iPad for everything

22. What phone do you have?

I phone

23. What’s your favourite pastime?

Reading of course! Blogging and spending time with my family

24. Can you cook?

Yes but I would rather not, I don’t mind cooking a roast dinner but hate the day to day cooking, but lucky for me my husband tends to do the cooking. I love to bake and if I do say so myself I make very good cupcakes!

25. Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

I used to have 4 in each ear, but I let 3 of the holes grow over, I use to have my nose pierced which I done myself with a safety pin! (Well I was 15 at the time and trying to be a rebel!). I’ve also got 3 tattoos, one on my foot, shoulder and lower back and I would like one more either on the nape of my neck or my other foot

I hope you enjoyed my post and please feel free to leave a comment below

 

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