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Another personal questions meme...

This one is from gillo. Maybe I'll get some comments this time??

1. Who sleeps in bed next to you?
No One :( (except sometimes the cat)

2. If you could star in any TV show, what would it be?
Firefly, Buffy (or maybe Friends...)

3. What are you reading right now?
I'm halfway through both The King's Shield by Sherwood Smith, and The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky. I'll give you three guesses as to which one I'm enjoying more.

4. What's your occupation?
I teach English Literature and Composition at a Community College.

5. What do you hate right now?
Poverty, famine, cruelty.

6. Who is your celebrity crush?
Clive Owen, and... Angelina Jolie. Heh.

7. What's your current fandom/obsession/addiction?
Anything by Joss Whedon, but especially Buffy, Angel and Firefly. I loved, loved, loved Being Human, and am enjoying Skins.

8. What are you listening to right now?
James Blackshaw, The Cloud of Unknowing


9. What food could you eat every day for weeks and not get sick of?
French bread and blue cheese, or brie. Soup. Salad.

10. What websites do you always visit when you go online?
LJ, Flickr.

11. What are you going to do next year?
Continue teaching. Fix up my house and garden. Not run for chair (!!!)

12. What colour is your kitchen table(cloth)?
I don't actually have a kitchen table, but I have a dining room table which is pine or some kind of light wood.

13. Does the weather affect your mood?
Yeah, a bit. I prefer sun and warmth, though don't like it if it gets TOO hot.

14. What is your favourite type of cheese?
Comox Camembert, brie, danish blue, emmental... are there any cheeses that I wouldn't eat?

15. Do you want to learn another language?
Yes. I'd like to be fluent in French, and I'm tempted to learn Italian.

16. 5 things you can't live without.
My dog
My friends
My computer
My garden
Books

17. If you could meet anyone now, who would you meet?
Joss Whedon. Ursula le Guin.

18. What's something you'd like to say to someone right now?
I'd like to be able to tell my mum that I love her, but I think she knew that. One or two of my RL and/or LJ friends are going through some tough times right now, and to them I just say - be strong, you are loved, I promise things will get better. To some of my young LJ friends: Embrace life!!

19. What are you looking forward to?
What comes next!

20. What did you dream last night?
I honestly can't remember...

No tagging, but I always like reading other people's answers to questions like this :)

Comments

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bartok
Aug. 5th, 2009 02:53 am (UTC)
I'd like to star in Friends too, but only if I had a tazer. ;)
lidocafe
Aug. 5th, 2009 07:42 pm (UTC)
Hahahaha. Good one.
gillo
Aug. 5th, 2009 11:07 am (UTC)
are there any cheeses that I wouldn't eat?


I strongly advise against Harzer käse. This is made in the Harz mountain area of Germany (near Hannover) and should not be stored in cool, dry conditions, Actually, my personal feeling is that it should not be stored outside heavily-shielded nuclear bunkers. It's semi-translucent yellow, with a smell, even through three layers of plastic wrapping, that will take a week to get off your fingers. The taste is indescribable, but rotten milk is one of the more attractive components. And I like ripe cheeses and the smelly sort like Pie D'Angloys. This is not a cheese for eating. It is a cheese for laying down and avoiding, or possibly for use as the active component in an ICBM warhead.

This is not a challenge.
DO NOT SEEK IT OUT
.

You have been warned!

And yes, there are certain similarities in our answers!
intertext
Aug. 5th, 2009 03:30 pm (UTC)
Right. I consider myself warned ;)
lidocafe
Aug. 5th, 2009 07:45 pm (UTC)
No big surprises here for me--I must be getting to know you well. Don't know James Blackshaw, though, but will investigate. All in all, these are answers that reflect a contented person, I think, and I'm happy to see that.

(I see you have posted next Brothers K installment--shall read and comment when I am able, soon.)
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