All that you never wanted to know about me

A lot of my friends seem to be into doing these random survey/questionnaire thingies that get you to answer questions about yourself, what you’ve been doing this week etc. They post them in facebook notes or send them in emails. Everywhere I look I see a new one, so I thought I’d steal one for my blog. Here for your viewing pleasure is everything you never wanted to know about me…

WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME?

Beverley Ann …. no, I’m not going to publish my surname for all the weirdos to see.

ANY NICKNAMES?

Mostly I get called Bev, or ocasionally Bee/B. A couple of people who used to be interns with my called me Bevchen and I ocasionally get Bevvy from my sister.

WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAY?

13th August. Not too long to go now. Remember it people 😉

FIVE PLACES YOU HAVE LIVED:

1.Holywood, Northern Ireland
2.Bedlington, Northumberland
3.Nottingham
4.Austria
5.Germany

NAME THREE OF YOUR FAVOURITE BANDS/MUSICAL ARTISTS

1. Green Day
2. The Fray
3. Poets of the Fall (They’re Finnish but sing in English. Excellent band! Go look them up on Youtube right now! I’d recommend any song from the Carnival of Rust album)

AND NOW THREE OF YOUR FAVOURITE SONGS

1. Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings
2. Green Day – Scattered
3. Kettcar – Balu

WHAT DID/WILL YOU NAME YOUR FIRST DAUGHTER?

Well that really depends on the father’s surname doesn’t it? I definitely want Shirley as a middle name though, after my step mum. All the names I can think of that sound nice before Shirley end in ‘a’. At the moment I like Melissa, Kristina, Natasha, Louisa, Matilda, Natalia, Elena (pronounced Eh-lay-na) but we’ll see what happens when/if I ever have a daughter.

AND YOUR FIRST SON?

Again, depends on the father’s surname. I want Michael (after my Grandad) as a middle name for a boy though. Not as a first name – too common! If (big if!) I end up having kids with Jan our son would be called Karl Michael, Karl being after his Grandad.

WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE PERFECT AGE TO GET MARRIED?

Ooh, good question! Once upon a time I would have said 25. By that time you’ve been through uni, even had a chance to do a Masters if you want, and had a couple of years to get some work experience and maybe figure out what you want to do with your life. I’m 25 this year though and no sign of any marriage being on the cards, so I’ll have to think again. Soo.. anywhere between 25 and 30 I’d say. Depending on the person of course.

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU BECAME A BILLIONAIRE?

* Buy a house
* Buy lots of new books. Lots and lots and lots. All the ones on my list and more 🙂
* Set up a library in my house. I’m going to do that anyway one day even if I don’t become a billionaire.
* Buy my mum a house (my dad already owns his)
* Visit Canada. And Australia and the Ukraine… and everywhere else I’ve always wanted to go
* Take Spanish lessons
* Do lots more OU courses
* Pay off my student loan
* Give my family some money
I can’t actually think of anything else. I’m a bit crap really.

SAY SOME THINGS PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU:

* I went to 5 different schools – 3 primary and 2 secondary (squaddie brat… we moved around a lot)
* I don’t really like downwards escalators. Whenever I go down one I have to hold on.
* I collect keyrings
* I’d love a pet hedgehog

NAME FIVE FAVOURITE THINGS FOUND IN YOUR ROOM:

1.Books!!
2.The Me to You cross stitch that Jan bought me for my birthday last year and I cross stitched and placed in a gold frame.
3.A framed photo of Jan
4.My frog prince ornament that makes me think “hmph” whenever I look at him
5…. I can’t think of a 5th. Most of my favourite things are still stuck in England.

That is all. I hope I didn’t bore you all too much.
Oh, and speaking of being bored… to the people who keep stumbling across my blog in search of “things to do when board” I’d suggest you place learning to spell ‘bored’ at the top of the list…

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