I’ve seen this meme around my friends page for a while now. It’s taken the till now for me to get tagged into doing it, and this through the audacity of bege_ who decided to tag me first and then friend me… *grins*

Now where was I…?

Seven things to do before I die

1. Get published (several times)
2. Travel, travel, and travel again
3. Get married
4. Have children
5. To live somewhere nice…
6. …with all my friends about me
7. To be a nice person (I hope I already am?)

Seven things I cannot do

1. Tell a lie
2. Touch my toes
3. Fly an aeroplane (epilepsy forbids it)
4. Guess the weight of things in metric
5. Be hurtful to someone (or at least I hope not – if I do – I hope I make amends)
6. Take risks without first weighing up all the pros and cons
7. Do nothing

Seven things that attract me to my mate

1. Her smile
2. Her sense of humour
3. Her honesty
4. Her tolerance
5. The way she looks at me with those eyes
6. Her optimism for a better future
7. The way she makes me feel

Seven books that I have loved

1. Swallows & Amazons – Arthur Ransome
2. Fire & Hemlock – Diana Wynne Jones
3. Sacred Hunger – Barry Unsworth (loved is probably not the best word for it, but it is v. powerful, and everyone should read it)
4. The Church Mice Books – Graham Oakley
5. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman
6. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
7. The Dark Is Rising – Susan Cooper

Seven things I say

1. Umm…
2. Kind of like
3. Sort of like
4. Hellooo… 🙂
5. Tea?
6. Why?
7. Yes, or rather no. I couldn’t rightly say.

Seven movies I’ve loved

1. Three Colours Red (Blue and White too, but Red is my favourite)
2. Before Sunrise
3. Before Sunset
4. Phantom of the Opera
5. Shakespeare In Love
6. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
7. Back to the Future trillogy

Seven people to tag