Question Meme

A surprisingly time-consuming meme spotted at normblog.

  1. My uncle once: fell into a volcano, but managed to climb back out
  2. Never in my life: have I seen ‘The Great Escape’
  3. When I was five: I broke my arm by falling from the arm of a chair
  4. High School is: on the whole, bloody awful. College is much better.
  5. My parents are: exceptionally reasonable people
  6. I once met: a man who asked, repeatedly, “does your husband work?” I eventually answered in the negative, and ran away
  7. There’s this girl I know who: sent me an anthropomorphic orange
  8. Once, at a bar: I told a joke and slowly became aware that every table was quietening down to listen
  9. Last night: Lynsey and I danced to three successive sambas
  10. Next time I go to church: I’ll become annoyed by the gross exploitation.
  11. When I turn my head left, I see: a puppet, a sofa and a small, rather cute, christmas tree
  12. When I turn my head right, I see: some washing-up that needs tidying away
  13. How many days until my birthday?: 154 (hint)
  14. If I was a character written by Shakespeare I’d be: Mercutio
  15. By this time next year: I hope to have written a novel I’m happy to show people
  16. A better name for me would be: Zacharias Randallian
  17. I have a hard time understanding: spiteful people
  18. If I ever go back to school I: will study more science
  19. You know I like you if: I find rather spurious reasons to talk to you
  20. If I won an award, the first person I’d thank would be: my parents
  21. Take my advice: if something doesn’t feel right, don’t do it and don’t apologise – it’s the only way to sleep at night
  22. My ideal breakfast is: a fresh baguette with jam, and a cup of tea
  23. If you visit my hometown: come say hello
  24. Why won’t someone: tell me whether I’m allowed a minidish outside my flat
  25. If you spend the night at my house: we should take a walk around the streets while they’re quiet
  26. I’d stop my wedding: if something awful happened in the world. I think.
  27. The world could do without: scientology
  28. I’d rather lick the belly of a cockroach than: go to a boxing match
  29. Paper clips are more useful than: imperial measurements
  30. If I do anything well, it is: resist eating Easter Eggs until they go off
  31. And by the way: there’s a new Katie Melua song on her latest single; it’s called ‘Pictures on a Video Screen‘, and is lovely.