Tuesday, December 04, 2012

There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.


A particularly good win in Bananagrams. Home, Geilston Bay. November 2012.

Sunday stealing Who Are you? Part 7 – It is Over!

Part 7: Self Image

84. Describe the routine of a normal day for you:

Wake up. Check my RSS feeds. Read up on what's happened overnight. Get up. Have a shower. Get dressed. Have breakfast. Feed children. Catch the bus. Walk to work. Work. Walk to bus. Catch bus home. Converse with family I. Cook/ eat dinner. Converse with family II. Wash children. Read stories. Put children to bed. Go to bed. Surf the net. Seduce wife. Sleep.

85. What is your greatest strength as a person?

I have a certain firmness of resolve...

86. What is your greatest weakness?

I have a certain firmness of resolve...

87. Are you going to run for President in 2016?

President of the Board? It's unlikely...

88. Are you generally self-contained?

Absolutely. I am an Iland, intire of it selfe...

89. Are you generally organized or messy?

It depends on my mood. I am capable of both.

90. Name three things you consider yourself to be very good at, and three things you consider yourself to be very bad at:

Good: i) cooking; ii) broad general knowledge; iii) standing my ground.
Not-so-good: i) crying; ii) caring about something that I don't care for; iii) knitting.

91. Do you like your neighbours? Do they like you?

They're okay. I think that they probably do.

92. Are you different in public then you act among friends?

If you're among friends aren't you often "in public"? I'm generally much of a muchness.

93. What goal do you most want to accomplish in your lifetime?

To make it out alive!

94. Where do you see yourself in 4 years?

Somewhere else!

95. If you could choose, how would you want to leave this world?

In a giant silver rocket with blue stripes.

96. If you had only one week to live, what three things would be bumped up on the bucket list?

I don't have one of those.

97. What is one thing about you that really stands out?

My keen sense of history.

98. What three words best describe your personality?

Enigmatic. Studious. Pragmatic.

99. What three words would others probably use to describe you?

Pedant. Haughty. Idiosyncratic.

100. What advice do you have to give?

Don't shit where you eat.

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