This week our Share Your World Questions are once again provided by Di of Pensitivity101 while Melanie is taking a much-needed break. I hope you are doing OK Melanie.
1. Do you have family photographs on display in your main living room?
Not at present because most of them are still packed away. At the old house I had photos in both the living areas until I put the house on the market. I’d read that it wasn’t a good idea to have family photos showing in your real estate photos so I packed them up. I do have my wedding photo and a couple of others in my bedroom. I’m looking forward to getting the others out again.
2. What was the best vehicle you owned?
This could be a pushbike as a kid, your first car, a motor cycle, or something else.
As I’m a non-driver I can’t really say a car. When I grew out of my first tricycle, I was given a bigger one. It was royal blue metallic and had a white parcel carrier thing on the back. I really liked it and was a bit sad when I grew out of it.
3. Did you pass your driving test first time?
No, I didn’t. I was fine with the written test but I failed the practical. I should have gone back and done it again but we were going on our overseas holiday and when we came back, I could not get the same instructor. I didn’t like the new one because he made me nervous so I only took a few more lessons. I’ve never driven since.
4. Does loud music from a neighbour or passing cars annoy you?
Oh yes, especially neighbours. I had neighbours in Geeveston who sometimes played their music so loudly that I could hear it inside with the doors and windows closed. They were mostly young guys and I don’t think they meant any harm but it drove me nuts. I hated their taste in music too. I actually got to the point of sticking my head over the fence one day and telling them their music was too loud. I usually just grin and bear it. They turned it down. Passing cars, it doesn’t bother me so much because they are, you know, passing. They will soon be gone. But at home I want peace and quiet. Actually, what I hate even more than loud music is loud voices. These same neighbours were always arguing and swearing when they were outside and I don’t like having to hear that sort of thing.
What has made you smile over the last seven days?
Seeing the spring bulbs start to appear.
Hearing about the antics of the possums that visit our garden at night from Naomi.
Funny things the pets do.
Thanks for joining in again. Pets can indeed make us smile.
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The one thing we have around here is peace and quiet. Mostly quiet. Peace is less tangible. Well, not counting the Duke’s crazed barking at whatever he things needs to be barked at.
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We are lucky that apart from evening visits to the possum tree and occasional sessions barking at whoever is going by Toby and Teddy are not too bad.