its a questionnaire!

Mum sent me this on email this morning and I thought it would be fun to share!

  1. What time did get up this morning?
    5.30am – gym time!
  2. Diamonds or pearls?
    What kind of question is that? Diamonds!
  3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
    Pitch Perfect – Glee meets hilarity. Straight to my favourite list!
  4. What is your favourite TV show?
    Homeland, The Good Wife, Walking Dead, True Blood
  5. What do you usually have for breakfast?
    Green smoothie or bagel with smoked salmon & cream cheese

    this morning's green smoothie
    this morning’s green smoothie
  6. What is your middle name?
    Sue. I don’t know why and frankly I’m a little disappointed with my parents. I look like an Angel/River/Sabrina/Bella/Raven.
  7. What food do you dislike?
    I’m not too keen on anything from the Indian continent.
  8. What is your favourite CD at the moment?
    Bruno Mars & Fun
  9. What kind of car do you drive?
    Currently a Ford XR6 Turbo, but as of next month a JEEP!
  10. What characteristic do you despise?
    stinginess or insincerity
  11. Favourite item of clothing?
    Feminine dresses with a hint of sexiness (cue Leona Edmiston) or a maxi skirt.
  12. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?
    Rafting on the Amazon or swimming in Bora Bora
  13. Favourite brand of clothing?
    Clothing that I actually wear – Leona Edmiston, Sportsgirl, ASOS, Dorothy Perkins, Veronika Maine, but if your talking high fashion I love Balmain and Elie Saab
  14. Where would you retire to?
    That’s way too far off to seriously consider, but maybe somewhere like Queenstown NZ or a cool retirement home somewhere where I can play bowls, eat jello, arrange flowers & learn the cello.
  15. What was your most memorable birthday?
    My 30th – an awesome night of dancing & decedent drinking (Gracie & I drank 6 bottles of Veuve!) at Cruise Bar overlooking Sydney Opera House

    Gracie, Melly, Mands (yes, I have blonde hair here!)
    Gracie, Melly, Mands (yes, I have blonde hair here!)
  16. Favourite sport to watch?
  17. Favourite makeup item?
  18. Favourite movie?
    Oh wow, I have so many….Top 5: Pulp Fiction, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Love Actually, The Big Blue, The Sound of Music
  19. What star sign are you?
  20. Are you a morning person or a night person?
    Strangely, I’m kind of both. I go to bed fairly late but get up really early. I’m a machine!
  21. Pets?
    My gorgeous, much beloved fluffy monster Harley

    the day we picked up Harley!
    the day we picked up puppy Harley!
  22. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share?
    When I get to 500 followers I’m going to have a give-away!
  23. What did you want to be when you were little?
    A marine biologist
  24. How are you today?
    Good! I’ve only got a day left of work before holidays and I’ve got a hot date with 5 of my girlfriends tonight!
  25. What is your favourite candy?
    Red frogs & sour peach hearts
  26. What is your favourite flower?
    Oh, that is a gorgeous question!!! Peonies, Ranunculus, David Austin Roses, Calla Lillies, Julia Roses & Magnolias
  27. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to?
    27th December – Byron Bay here we come!!!
  28. What are you listening to now?
    work colleagues; James M talking on his phone and James L typing, plus the distant chatting of afternoon tea in the Cancer Institute kitchen.
  29. What was the last thing you ate?
    Yoghurt with mango & strawberries
  30. Do you make wishes….
    Pretty much every day. One day I will get accepted to Hogwarts!
  31. If you were a crayon, what colour would you be?
  32. How is the weather right now?
    Warm and mostly blue skies

    view from my desk
    view from my desk
  33. The first person you spoke to on the phone today
    Jay. About 10 minutes after I dropped him off to work! What can I say…I love him!
  34. Favourite soft drink?
    Soda water
  35. Favourite restaurant?
    Café Sydney….for special occasions only but I’d eat there every week if I could! Or Rosso Pomodoro for cheap delicious authentic Italian pizza – I never get sick of it!
  36. Favourite colour?
  37. What was your favourite toy as a child?
    I don’t really remember being attached to any toys, but I was inseparable with my ‘woobie’ (blankie). I still have it!

    my woobie (aka baby blanket)
    my woobie (aka baby blanket)
  38. Summer or Winter?
    Neither – I prefer Spring!
  39. Hugs or kisses?
    Depends who’s giving them….
  40. Chocolate or Vanilla?
    Vanilla all the way baby
  41. Coffee or tea?
    There is a time for both but overall I love a good barista cup of coffee (macchiato)!
  42. When was the last time you cried?
    A few tears this morning when I was reading about the gorgeous little kids that died in the Connecticut shooting, but a big sob last week when I was dealing with some stuff about my brother.
  43. What is under your bed?
    Nothing other than a small pile of magazines just near my bedhead
  44. What did you do last night?
    Did some Christmas shopping, then made burgers on the BBQ and watched the season finale of Homeland.
  45. What are you afraid of?
    People I love dying and being without them
  46. Salty or sweet?
    Both. Ever had banana and salted caramel parfait? YUM!
  47. How many years at your current job?
    In 3 days it’ll be 12 years!
  48. Favourite day of the week?
  49. Do you make friends easily?
    Yep – although I think I make acquaintances really easily and am a little more selective about friends.
  50. What is your new year’s resolution?
    To pay off my credit card and commit to 12WBT for the next round!

Now, I’d LOVE for you to reuse these questions for your own answers, publish on your blog and link back to this post! It’ll be like a little blogging chain mail….
go on, you know you wanna!

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

10 thoughts on “its a questionnaire!

  1. Hi Mel!
    Loved loved loved this.
    Reminded me of finding those magazine questionaires that told me how terrific I am 🙂
    I am going to try to link back and do this later
    We have a lot in common btw

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