Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.


Chains of love. Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay. December 2011.

This week's Q and A has been filched from many years ago on Sunday Stealing: The Final Week of 20092011 Meme

1. What did you do in 20092011 that you'd never done before?
I took Henry and Ezra to Melbourne.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't really do them. I'm trying to be a little more healthy next year.

3. How will you be spending New Year's Eve?
In bed.

4. Did anyone close to you die?
No.

5. What countries did you visit?
Just Australia.

6. What would you like to have in 20102012 that you lacked in 20092011?
A little more peace and quiet.

7. What date from 20092011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Henry's first day of Kindergarten, because it was... well.... Henry's first day at Kindergarten.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Not killing anybody.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Not killing anybody.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Nothing worth mentioning.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
I got some lovely sorbet the other day...

12. Where did most of your money go?
Food, mortgage and power bills.

13. What song will always remind you of 20092011?
I Sell Comics by Courage My Love.

14. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Running.

15. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Sitting.

16. What was your favourite TV program?
I can't say I've watched much at all. I did like World's Filthiest Cities and am enjoying Impractical Jokers.

17. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
There is probably someone out there.

18. What was the best book you read?
I really enjoyed Götz and Meyer by David Albahari

19. What was your greatest musical discovery?
I rediscovered Chopin. That was nice.

20. What was your favourite film of this year?
I'm not sure that I saw a film this year. When did I see Toy Story 3?

21. What did you do on your birthday?
I honestly can't recall. I might have went to work.

22. What kept you sane?
Did it?

23. Who did you miss?
Peace and quiet.

24. Who was the best new person you met?
Ummmmm....

25. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 20092011.
“It doesn't get any easier.”

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