Oh my goodness, I’m going to let you all in a little secret of mine. I daydream, a lot!
Does that surprise you?
Every year when my birthday comes around, I like to let myself dream. About the past year, about the year coming. What I’d like to achieve, what I have actually achieved. What might be possible in the next year.
I like to day dream more at this time of the year, than New Years. For myself, birthdays are the day of renewal for each of us. I like to day dream about silly things, how I can draw really well, all the visions and images that I have in my head. I really need to learn to draw. I like to day dream about the successful books I had written (both not actually happened).
I have been dreaming a LOT lately, of owning my own, either new age type shop or a a doggy day and holiday care centre. Usually when I have this sorts of “dreams” it kind of fleeting, but lately I’ve been sitting at work. Even though we are know going through a really busy time and just dreaming of what I would in either of the stores. I dream of the new age products that I would have in the store.
Have a little tea room
Have a meditation/Reiki or Yoga room
Would I have a holiday, or over night rooms for pets who owners need it?
Would people where I live, be willingly to work nights?
I know that I was going to start a crafty self business, which did end up not taking off. I’m thinking of starting that up again. On the Pinterest I go!
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What do you think are the 5 most beautiful things in the world? Why? a) Peace, pure true peace. When you see it on someone else’s face, or even when you see an animal at peace when they are finally free. b) When a young baby smiles, and you know it’s genuine smile. c) That moment when the sun is rising and it’s just starting to rise on the horizon. d) I don’t know why but the smell of my dog makes me happy. When she wakes up with me she has the smell and she’s so cute. I love just waking up with her and that’s what makes her beautiful. Whereas my partners cat uses his claws, on my face to wake me up, not so beautiful,lol e)When you go for a walk and everything is just beautiful. The setting is perfect, the weather is perfect. Even your ipod is playing the perfect music.
What impression do you think you give when you first meet someone?
I am honestly not really sure. I think a lot of that depends on where I am. Hopefully at work I give a first impression that I know what I’m doing. I definitely know that no matter where I go, people always think I’m friendly. I definitely must give an impression of being open though, because people walk up constantly have conversations with me. Especially “older” people.
What one responsibility do you most wish you didn’t have?
Vacuuming. I always offer to do it. Mainly because my hair is so long and thick it falls out everywhere! I shed more than my dog and cat’s hair combined! I hate vacuuming though, it hurts my back and the vacuum cleaner and the carpet are really tough to vacuum.
What is your favorite subject to write about? This may sound totally “up myself” but at the moment I like writing about myself. I have spent so many years not talking about myself and it blew up in a panic attack and myself in the hospital. So I like to talk to myself a lot now,lol…However, now I am trying to focus on others in the world. They need more help than I do right now.
What would constitute a perfect day for you?
Being able to wake the day with both the kitty and doggie I love the most, without them fighting and the cat putting claws in my face,lol. A nice bowl of granola and yoghurt, reading and playing games. Probably take my doggie for a walk, because a perfect day would have the perfect weather.
For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
Just for the people I have in my life…RIGHT NOW…Right at this moment. Anyone whose reached out, anyone who I’ve been able to talk about my issues freely. Anyone whose just let me talk.
What fictional place would you most like to visit? Without any hesitation…Rivendell. I have literal dreams of going there. I watch the films straight through (if possible) twice a year.
Who do you admire most? Why?
Don’t tell anyone this. I admire a lot of people! I have to make special mention to my Gran though. She is what she calls “my person”. Not in terms of possession, but rather the person that just gets me the most. She’s always been so strong in every way possible, as she’s getting older she is losing it a little bit, she’s becoming more frightened of everything. It’s hard to watch.
Is there a book that had an impact on your life? If so, what was it?
This list would be easier if I could talk about the ones that haven’t impacted my life. I cannot honestly choose, so many are popping into my head.
Where is the most interesting place you’ve visited?
It’s actually the difference between two places. A few years ago I was in American in Arizona and then from there I went to England. The difference between the two was immediate and astounding! It was so dry in Arizona, then when I arrived in England it was just SO green!
If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?
Honestly I would go to Disneyland. Apart from Egypt and Greece, I’ve wanted to go there my whole life. I feel at the moment, I’d be so happy there. I want to visit Egypt, but it’s so scary there right now. Disneyland would just make me happy. Greece, I can see myself walking around and I don’t really want to do that.Nominate 5-11 bloggers you want to give the award to.*I’m going to nominate some people, but please feel free to do this if you so wish and then just link back to myself*
I just felt like this was an appropriate speech to post, with all the misery and family coming together for various different reasons over a holiday like Thanksgiving. Family coming together vs The Native Americans being wiped out by the invaders.
Sometimes I think I just think differently from other people, kind of like I was born in the wrong era, or the wrong “reality”. Honestly it hurts my spirit, and I use term since I was called a racist for not agreeing that my spirit is less spirtual than some others. “White people sucked out all the spirit”…That is not even how spirit works. I said to this individual though “That’s your Ego talking, NOT your Spirit”… That was definietly a trigger for me. I work with Spirit a lot, I do Reiki, Tarot … Witch craft some may call it! You leave my spirit alone, I’ll leave yours alone.
It was annoying because I was saying that it’s even more important to stand for matters like BLM, to start really educating ourselves on our histories. Stand with Standing Rock, for example. Just recently I found out that Gandhi had slept with younger girls to “test himself”, who knows for sure!…Which I think he ‘passed’ but that clearly is not the issue. How can someone ever learn if they…well…never learn? If they and you are never listened too? Nothing moves forward, nothing progresses. We get stuck in the same fight, the same circles. Sometimes I do few a lot of the fights as frivolous, especially on Instagram, and they never get anywhere. Which information is even correct? So now I don’t argue on Instagram or Facebook anymore.
The reason I’m posting this video and a link to the Speech in written form though? This video soothes my mind, it is exactly what I am trying to say. Martin Luther King is a hero of mine…I feel like we need more people/leaders/great minds like Martin Luther King. He believed we should ALL work together. We ALL need each other. I still, and probably will always, think his assassination is one of the greatest tragedies of our time. It’s nice to know someone out there existed as I think as well.
I am a dreamer, I know that, I can be extremely naive. Possibly even too idealistic. If you could have any dream you wanted to come true though, what would it be?
I never try to purposely hide any part of myself from people. I try to be as open as I can be. One thing that not many people know about myself, my father is an alcoholic, some of my closest friends don’t even know. It’s not something I am necessarily ‘ashamed’ of but trying to protect myself and all the “sympathetic” looks and the whole people thinking I might have a problem.
If a distant uncle dies and you were always his favorite and leaves you $50,000 (any currency) in his will, what would you do?
I would probably go on a nice holiday somewhere and give a couple of thousand to my mum, dad, brother and Gran. $50,000 wouldn’t really go very far these days…Unfortunately.
Where do you hide junk when people come over?
People hide their junk?hehe…If I hide something, I have some large cupboards that I usually stuff everything in.
Complete this sentence: I want to learn more about …
I would love to learn more about Ancient cultures. I learnt about them in high school but I would love to visit and travel and see them in all of their glory.
What would you ask for if a genie granted you three wishes?
For everyone I care about to have their mortgages paid off as well as one dream house, paid off as well.
A dream job, dream health or vacation for everyone I care about (some people like working…What can I say).
I would like to wish for several successful conservation parks for different types of animals.
What experiences are most meaningful to you?
The ones where I am secretly happy when I leave.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be BOTH a hairdresser and a Ballerina. It’s kind of funny really because now I rarely do anything with my hair, I might put a different colour through it every couple of years and I give it a chop. As for ballerina I still love to dance, but I don’t do any kind of professional dancing any-more.
Complete this sentence: The best day of my life was….
Oh wow, I’m not sure that I could point out on one day in particular. I have been been very lucky and have had a few. Hopefully looking forward to more!
Bonus question: What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?
Would you prefer to write a stand alone novel that turns into a movie
Write a series that turns into a TV show?
Oh I LOVE this question! Mainly because throughout the years I have written fantasy episodes for my own “dream television show”. I have written my own personal writing for a television show. So I would love to write a series that turns into a TV show, mainly because I’ve already written an episode guide for a television show.
Over the last few days I’ve been asking for feedback about my Library job applications. It’s been a bizarre situation, I haven’t been able to get any interviews for just a casual Library position. I keep getting interviews for Managerial positions, which I never get because I am nowhere qualified for.
With the feedback, the only feedback I’ve been getting back is they wont give me any feedback because they’ve gotten too many applications. Which I get, but I highly doubt all of the applicants are getting back to them and asking for personal feedback. All of this has been making me incredibly depressed, I’m starting to wonder if the Library career is the one for me. I have even considered moving interstate where I know there are more opportunities, but now I can’t =/
So I’ve decided that I am going to keep applying for jobs for one more year and then I am going to stop trying so hard. However, I am starting to think that I want to try some different career, even possibly starting a small “on-the-side” business. Except I have no idea where to start because working in a Library is kind of unique.
I love Jada Pinkett Smith, I think she is such a powerful and unique individual and I have a lot of “mummy friends” and one of them posted them this video. Although I do not have children myself this is how I imagined being a mother would be like. The challenges, constantly trying to find the balance but also the rewards that come with being a mother.