Seven Lists of Seven Things

Jo tagged me:

  1. Seven things to do before I die
  2. Seven things I cannot do
  3. Seven things that attract me to my spouse For us singletons, I suggest Seven things I would hate to lose
  4. Seven things I say most often
  5. Seven books (or series) I love
  6. Seven movies I watch over and over again (or would watch over and over if I had the time)
  7. Seven people I want to join in, too

Seven things to do before I die

  1. Write, and have available in bookshops, a novel
  2. Play the guitar well, in front of an audience
  3. Skate on New York’s central park ice rink, at christmas
  4. Own a dog
  5. Propose to somebody
  6. Bungee jump
  7. Fly a plane, solo

Seven things I cannot do

  1. Argue dispassionately
  2. Make small talk with strangers
  3. Four sequential 180 degree chassés in a barn dance. Goddamn move.
  4. Mention paintball without somebody in the room bringing up Byker Grove (did anybody not see that episode?)
  5. Maths above GCSE level
  6. Watch Open All Hours for more than thirty seconds
  7. Stop eating joosters before I start feeling sick

Seven things I would hate to lose

  1. Fisher space pen
  2. Digital photo collection
  3. Blog archives
  4. iPod
  5. Multi-tool
  6. A NASA mug I bought at the Kennedy Space Centre, years ago
  7. All copies of my NaNoWriMo novel

Seven things I say most often

  1. Muppetry!
  2. What the hell?
  3. I was reading on the Internet earlier…
  4. It’s really good, actually
  5. No problem
  6. Howdy
  7. Megan!

Seven books (or series) I love

  1. The Blind Watchmaker
  2. His Dark Materials
  3. The Dead Zone
  4. Join Me
  5. Calvin and Hobbes
  6. Demon-Haunted World
  7. The Adventures of Endill Swift

Seven movies I watch over and over again (or would if I had the time)
(includes TV shows)

  1. The West Wing
  2. Armageddon
  3. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  4. Sleepless in Seattle
  5. Moulin Rouge
  6. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  7. Aladdin

Seven people I want to join in, too

  1. Lil and Tom
  2. Pashmina
  3. Damn, everybody else has either been tagged already, their blog’s down, or they gave up entirely…Embarrassing as this is, I think that’s all I can do. I’ll probably think of lots of people as soon as I post this. Note to self: make more blogging acquaintances.