Me meme

marilyn.monroe.millionaireIf there’s one thing I love to write about, it’s ME. So I’ve nicked this  meme from the far superior blogs, Sianyland and Orbyn.Elsewhere.

I’ve chosen the Marilyn Monroe pic because a) she’s one of the sexiest women that ever graced the silver screen and b) wildly underestimated as a comic actress.

Also, I’m jealous of her specs.

THREE NAMES YOU GO BY:

1. Alex

2. Alexandra

3. Acos (my initials – I will buy a drink for anyone who guesses what they are)

THREE SCREEN NAMES YOU HAVE HAD:

1. alexsheppard

2. acos19

3. Umm…That’s it.

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF:

1. The mole just above my lip.

2. I’ve got a pretty good chest (not my decolletage or anything. It’s just that I still get embarrassed saying ‘boobs’)

3. I’ve got pretty good skin.

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS YOU DON’T LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF:

1. My hair. It doesn’t listen to me.

2. I could do with being a little taller.

3. I could do with being a little slimmer.

THREE PARTS OF YOUR HERITAGE:

In ascending order…

1. Jamaican

2. English

3. Irish

There’s more, but those are the biggest ones.

THREE THINGS THAT SCARE YOU:

1. Ghosts.

2. Bugs that lay eggs under your skin. Brr.

3. Failure.

THREE OF YOUR EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS:

1. Twitter

2. Breakfast. Don’t mind what, but I need food in the morning. Except for eggs with the yolky part – yolks and I don’t get along.

3. Something to read.

THREE THINGS YOU ARE WEARING NOW:

1. Glasses

2. The earrings that Sian made

3. My purple fluffy Disney slippers with Marie (of Aristocats fame) on ’em

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS OR MUSICAL ARTISTS:

1. Marvin Gaye

2. The Temptations

3. Alicia Keys

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS RIGHT NOW:

1. It’s A Shame by The Spinners

2. Precious Love by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

3. My Girl by The Temptations

THREE THINGS YOU WANT IN A RELATIONSHIP:

1. Honesty

2. Laughs

3. Hugs

TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE, IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER:

1. I am the eldest of five girls

2. I have synaesthesia

3. I have a thing for guys that have a good way with words (i.e all writers and journalists)

THREE PHYSICAL THINGS ABOUT THE PREFERRED SEX THAT APPEAL TO YOU:

1. Brown hair.

2. Nice hands (long and dry and warm).

3. Being tall (or at least taller than me.

THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE HOBBIES:

1. Twittering

2. Reading

3. Roaming around London.

Hopefully I can replace ‘twittering’ with ‘blogging’ – but that ain’t gonna happen any time soon.

THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO REALLY BADLY RIGHT NOW:

1. Tell the Church next door to please be quiet.

2. Do something with lavender. A bubble bath perhaps.

3. Experiment with nail colours for the Domestic Sluttery shopping event on Thursday.

THREE CAREERS YOU’RE CONSIDERING/YOU’VE CONSIDERED:

1. Journalist

2. Work for a publishing house.

3. Inventor (when I was 8 and before I realised I have no aptitude for science)

THREE PLACES YOU WANT TO GO ON VACATION:

1. Paris

2. Venice

3. Rome

THREE NAMES YOU LIKE:

1. Isabel

2. Naomi

3. Ruby

THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE:

1. Have a book published

2. Fall in love. Sigh.

3. Meet Zadie Smith.

THREE WAYS THAT YOU ARE STEREOTYPICALLY A GIRL:

1. I love musicals.

2. I squee over kittens and babies.

3. I won’t leave the house without make-up on.

THREE WAYS THAT YOU ARE STEREOTYPICALLY A BOY:

1. I gawp at pretty girls in the street.

2. Umm…I wear trousers on occasion.

That’s it.

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3 thoughts on “Me meme

    • Alexandra Sheppard says:

      Synaesthesia fascinates me too! But I don’t have it – it’s one of the lies!

      I kinda wish I could have it for a day to see what it’s like.

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