26 March 2007

Tagged

I have been tagged! No not by the prison service whilst released into the community but by one of my favourite bloggers Miss Jennyta @ "Demob Happy Teacher". Like Jennyta, I haven't done one of these taggy things for a long time so here goes. The idea is that you reveal five things about yourself that you have not previously displayed in your blog:

1. Unlike Gemmak who tagged Jennyta and Jennyta herself, I am right-handed and consider all those of the left-handed persuasion to be freaks!

2. Do you know Pink Floyd? I once borrowed Dave Gilmour's "Daily Mirror" on the island of Rhodes in order to catch up with the cricket scores and when I gave him his newspaper back I still didn't recognise him - "Cheers mate!" Left Dave Gilmour with his CBE in 2003

3. The best temporary job I ever did was as a nightwatchman at a caravan factory where my best friend was an Alsatian dog called Shane.

4. I was at university with Britain's current Home Secretary John Reid and at a students' meeting where I was the chairperson I had to say "I'm sorry John. You're time's up. If you don't move away from the mike I shall have to ask the stewards to remove you!" He moved. Still scowling on the right...

5. At the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970 I slept through The Doors' entire set. I was exhausted.

Well if you want to be tagged then you are tagged! Give your five reponses in your own blog - this tag request goes out especially to Arctic Fox, Alkelda The Gleeful, JJ@ All Cobblers and Arthur Clewley....

6 comments:

  1. so I take it that you are responsible for the fact that he seems to hate everyone who is not him. You set him on the road to the blame culture

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  2. John Reid was an exceptional leader of the students' union at Stirling - a very gifted politician. I for one would be happier to see him as PM than Golden Brown. To be a great leader there has to be not a little arrogant self-belief in your make up.

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  3. You slept through The Doors? Oh man, you break my heart. Then again, I slept through Don Giovanni-- I'd had a full day of work and the theatre was so cozy. That was the most expensive nap I've ever taken.:(

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  4. Normally, I don't
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    Of tagging requests.

    Just for Yorkshire Pud,
    This one's slightly different,
    A haiku response.

    FoX

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  5. See, YP, it wasn't that hard! ;)

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  6. You slept through the Doors!
    I fell asleep during Emmerson, Lake and Palmer at the same festival, about 2am I think on the Sat'day.
    Them were the days!

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