Thursday, January 28, 2010

Homework - Seven things

I've been very remiss in my blogging due to illness (yes, again.  Isn't it amazing that I could have 6 weeks holiday in a different hemisphere and not once get sick only to return to my homeland and be constantly ill!!!!).  What a great idea this homework is - I really enjoyed reading everyone elses.  Here are seven things I haven't mentioned on my blog -

1.  I met my husband when I was 19 and it was love at first sight.  All my plans to travel the world fell to the wayside and I decided all I wanted to do was have babies.  No, I don't blame him in the least.

2.  When I was 14, I was so sure I was going to be Michael Jackson's one and only true love!!  We were going to get married and I was going to have his children.

3. My eldest daughter was born 6 weeks premature and weighed 3lb 7oz.  She had to stay in the hospital without me for four weeks.  Up until that point, it was the most traumatic thing I had ever experienced.

4. When I was a teenager, I was heavily into English pop - Culture Club, Duran Duran, Howard Jones...My very first concert was Spandau Ballet at Festival Hall.  I was standing near the stage and Tony Hadley threw a glass of water over me.  They are touring here this year and their support is Tears for Fears!!!!!  I'm going.

5. When I was 18, I went to Great Keppell Island with two other girlfriends.  We thought we'd be real rebels and sunbake - topless.  However, when it came down to it, I felt so uncomfortable I put a hat over my face so no-one could see me...well, my face, anyway!

6. My father died three years ago and I still miss him desperately, every day and I think I will for the rest of my life.

7. I worked for the Justice Department when I was 15 and stayed there for 10 years because I didn't think I was smart enough to do anything else.  I used to dwell on the years I wasted but now realise it was all part of "the journey".

Wow, this was almost cathartic!!  I pass this homework on to brandywine.

1 comment:

  1. I went to a Spandau concert at Wembley arena back in the 80s and I swear Tony Hadley winked at me!
    Haven't had the chance to see them this time around - yet.


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