Sunday, 10 June 2007

Some tru(ish) confessions

It seems I’ve had a few days off school and the whole place has erupted into nakedness and true confessions. I’ll pass on the nakedness, it has to be very hot for me to take off my cardi, but I’ll have a go at a few true(ish) confessions.

I learnt early on that you can get away with most things if you have the right disguise.
I’d rather be out in the wilds but have lived much of my adult life in a town.
I have been accused of being aloof and standoffish. This is always a surprise to me as I see myself as thoughtful and restrained.
I was brought up in a cottage with no electricity and 15 cats.
I love travelling to wild places. I’ve sat with mountain gorillas in Zaire (Congo) and camped wild in Alaska.
I tend to be rather lazy.
I can be bossy and self opinionated.
I’ve surprised myself at writing this as it is very out of character. I detest being the centre of attention.

(If you are interested in the fate of mountain gorillas, check out )



How can you posibly call yourself lazy when ou have done so many things!

WesterWitch/Headmistress said...

Wow knocked out by the Gorillas - that is something I envy you. It is interesting how people get the wrong end of the stick - espcially if you are one of the quieter, more introspective kind of people.

Anonymous said...

Oh heck! no electricity? We had a power cut yesterday morning which lasted about 10 minutes and I nearly cried because I couldn't dry my hair! My daughter did cry because she couldn't watch Sponge Bob. And those gorillas. What an amazing experience that must have been. Crystal x

Suffolkmum said...

WOW onthe gorillas - how amazing - I am quite obsessed with them. I have periods of introspection too and am sure it has been interpreted as being aloof in the past - it's not at all!

Pondside said...

I love your #1 and know it to be true!
I'm really enjoying The Diary of an Ordinary Woman - can't wait for book club discussion to begin.

Inthemud said...

What amazing adventure you've had! Love the gorilla.
Can't call youreself lazy, sound pretty active to me!

Milkmaid said...

very impressed re: Gorillas and camping wild! in Alaska, I'm sure not as aloof as you think, otherwise you wouldn't be on here

Milla said...

I'd love to know how someone works the conversation round to say, "you're aloof and stand-offish." bloody cheek!

Faith said...

Sorry about the nakedness if you are referring to me! Believe it or not, I dont like being the centre of attention either.