Friday, April 9, 2010

5-5-5 Thingy and Emmy

This is: 5 questions, 5 answers, 5 blogs to tag.

So here goes:

Question 1: Where were you five years ago?
1. Pregnant with Princess 4.
2. Living at our little yellow cottage that was almost falling down
3. Two dogs and no kids (well a half). Now kids outnumber dogs
4. Doing my teaching prac for the degree i hope never to use
5. Feeling sick (see point 1 - 9 months of it!).

Question 2: What is (was) on your to do list today?
1. Host my mother's group (4 years and we meet every friday!) - check
2. Survive 11 kids trapped inside cos of the rain - fail... I'm stuffed
3. Collect MIL new purple laptop (keep away Rach) - check (but since when is 11am between 2-5 pm?)
4. Crit some chapters - fail.... but there's still time
5. Write something - fail.... throat sore and head is pounding

Question 3: What five snacks do you enjoy?
1. nacho cheese rice thins (low fat!!)
2. Grapes - like them in a cup next to me while i write
3. Coke zero... my 'yay kids are napping treat'
4. Far too much of the Easter chocolate!
5. Custard (but maybe I only want that cos my throat is sore)

Question 4: What five (4) places have you lived in?
1. Seaview Downs, Adelaide
2. Somerton Park, Adelaide
3. Glenelg, Adelaide
4. Nth Plympton, Adelaide... That's it... all within 15km....

Question 5: What five things would you do if you were a billionaire?
1. Hire my MIL to nanny my kids
2. Travel
3. Look after my family - make sure they were all sorted
4. Donate to charity. There are sooo many good causes
5. Shop

Not sure there are 5 people who read this who haven't been tagged. If you are one, please consider yourself tagged.

On a different note, I was thrilled to final in the Emerald award. it means a lot. I know there were some excellent stories who didn't get through so I appreciate the luck involved and am thankful.



  1. HUGE congrats on the EMMY - don't underestimate your talent!!!

    I hear you on the teaching degree!!

    LOL - the purple lappy does sound nice though!

  2. I love your 5s list and HUGE congrats on the Emmy--that's amazing news :-)

  3. I can relate with the sick/preggy feeling. Wasn't sick for the whole 9 months but the first three were DIRE. I still shudder to think of them.
    Congrats on the Emmy!

  4. So cool about your Emerald final. I was thrilled to see your name there.

  5. I love your lists. Ahhh, where would we be without Coke Zero. Especially in an energy slump about 2.30.

    Super congrats on the Emerald final. It is so well deserved and such a wonderful story. Can't wait until you bound up the podium on August.

    Sandii x

  6. Snap! Bec. I was sick the full nine months with my second son. Such a lovely trait of pregnancy.
    Congrats on the Emerald final. Fingers crossed for you. Can't wait to meet next month.
    Tam. :)

  7. Congrats on the Emmy Bec! Great list :)

  8. Hi Bec!
    It was lovely to meet you. Even tho I was finger tied (weren't we all eh!)
    Come down from happy cloud yet? Not a chance. LOL.
    Fabulous news on the Emerald Final. You are cooooking! go for it Judy

  9. coming in very late Bec - but congrats again!! And love your 5's list =)