7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me (and probably don’t need to)

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In true chain-blogging style I’ve been tagged by Paulski over at Northsouthmedia for the’ 7 Things You Didin’t Know About Me’  post. I’m not normally one for doing these things and forwarding them on BUT as everyone at PoLR says, I’ll do anything for a link! Well, it was something along those lines anyway…

The rules are:

  • Link to your original tagger(s) and list these rules in your post. (see above)
  • Share seven facts about yourself in the post. (see below)
  • Tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names and the links to their blogs. (see below)
  • Let them know they’ve been tagged. (you’ll just have to trust trackbacks and such)
  • Remind them if they don’t post withing 24 hours they’re kitten will run away

And here’s what you didn’t know about me.

  1. I once knocked myself out in ASDA. I was climbing a loading bay gate and after being shouted at to get dow my Mum was daft enough to turn her back. I climbed back up, fell off and spent three days in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
  2. I took part in camel racing at Alford Cavalcade. I came last and banged my coccyx which resulted in me not being able to sit down properly for weeks. Just as it healed I jumped on the ‘spinny disc’ at school and damaged it again. There is not other pain like it.
  3. Everyone in my family is (or was before marriage) a Foster. My mum and her sister both married non-related Foster’s. When I was younger I couldn’t work out why some people had cousins with different names.
  4. My Brothers and I used to have a hamster, a Lego boat and a paddling pool. I don’t want to get into the whole sorry story but suffice to say that Hammy the Hamster (yup, that was his name) is no longer among us.
  5. I once got a prize in school purely for charitable reasons. I was in a competition to recite Rabbie Burns but in my English/Irish/Scots-hybrid accent it came out terribly and the prize was the headteacher taking pity on me. Not that I care, I won a quid.
  6. In Pr 7 I was in a class of 6 kids. I am still in touch with three of them.
  7. I learnt to drive on an old, disused WW2 airfield where my Dad would encourage me to “floor it”. He stopped saying this the day I passed my test.

So that’s it, now onto the lucky luck kids who are about to get a tagging!

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1 Comment
    • Colin
    • 12th March 2009

    Not only that, you got lost in ASDA too. I blame the parents.