100 Truths About Me !!!

Thank you Suzy from Our Bucket List Lives for tagging me in this 100 Truths about Me - it wasn't as easy as I thought it was going to be!
So, here goes!

1. What’s your name?
2. Any nicknames or aliases?
Nanny Kim, Mom.....Don't call me Kimberley!
3. Your gender?
4. Your star sign?
5. How old are you?
6. Your relationship status?
Widow (since 2013)
7. Any children?
Yes, one  - Kelly (www.kellyallenwriter.com)
8. Any pets?
No, though I sometimes dogssit for my daughter- Ziggy, a chocolate Labradoodle
9. Any tattoos or piercings?
I have pierced ears ( though I don't often wear earrings) - I did have a pierced tongue but it caused headaches( think it was on a nerve)...I do miss it tbh! I would love a tattoo but need to get up my nerve as I want this
10. What do you like about yourself?
I like that I'm still learning things about myself ,still growing up...a work in progress !
11. What do you dislike about yourself?
I don't like my lack of confidence in things whether situations or people - my reactions can be very emotional/extreme at times (crying ,wanting to run away etc ) as I say 'I'm a work in progress'
12. Righty or lefty?


13. The last thing you drank:
14. The last thing you ate:
15. Your last phone call:
Work - to query rota
16. Your last text message:
Daughter - to confirm babysitting date
17. Your last email:
Newcastle Family Life - to submit my answers for Other Bloggers Family Lives post
18. The last song you listened to:
Judy Garland( of course!) 'Last Night When We Were Young' Deleted
19. The last book you read:
I am Distracted By Everything- An Annual For Grown Ups By Liza Tarbuck ( Kelly bought it me for Xmas - I love it!)
20. The last time you cried:
I cried watching Suffragettes the other day - especially the ending ( the list of countries and the dates women were finally allowed to vote .....Saudi Arabia 2015  FFS!!!)
21. The last blog you read:
My Daughters! I love reading them plus I sort of proofread them ( with her permission!)
22. The last person you spoke to:
My grandson George as he let me out of his house after babysitting ( my daughter was behind him holding Ziggy)
23. The last place you visited:
My Daughters House....
24. Your last holiday abroad:
New York courtesy of my sister, Ann in 2016 

Have you ever?

25. Have you ever gotten back with an ex?
When my first marriage broke up I tried to get back with him but he wasn't interested ...Thank God!!! Oh youth!!
Fab Hubby and I separated for a year but saw more of each other than before so we got back together ( with a few changes as discussed between us beforehand)
26. Have you ever been cheated on?
Before I met Fab Hubby I don't know ( I was very naïve ) In Fab Hubbys case - definetly no!
27. Have you ever cheated on someone?
I have kissed another man when in another relationship ( first time when just dating ; second time when with Fab Hubby )
28. Have you ever lost someone special to you?
Definitely. My Nan - who I adored. My Parents especially my Mom( miss her constantly) and Fab Hubby - missed all the time to the extent I try not to think about it as it hurts too much xx
29. Have you ever been so drunk you threw up?
Many times - I've just done Dry January and intend to be Alcohol Free from now on as I can't do Moderation!
30. Have you ever fallen out of love with someone?
I fell out of infatuation with my first husband
31. Have you ever met someone who changed you?
My first husband made me suspicious of any male control/manipulation in the future hence rocky road in relationship with Fab Hubby - my god he put up with some s~*&t !!
32. Have you ever been in a situation where you found out who your real friends are?
Yes, hence I don't make friends easily.
33. Have you ever kissed someone you probably shouldn’t have?
See Question 27 !!
34. Have you ever found out people were talking about you behind your back?
I can be paranoid at times , so yes though not sure haha!
35. Have you ever broken someone’s heart?
Yes, The day I decided to leave Fab Hubby
36. Have you ever kissed a stranger?
Blimey, you're a bit obsessed about this! See Question 27!!
37. Have you ever had your own heart broken?
Yes,the day Fab Hubby passed away
38. Have you ever had sex on the first date?
Date- No. One Night Stand - Yes....many, many years ago I might add!
39. Have you ever been arrested?
40. Have you ever been attracted to someone that isn’t the gender you usually find attractive?
41. Have you ever done something you regret?
Yes-See Question 38
42. Have you ever had a threesome?
43. Have you ever embarrassed yourself in public?
Yes - I blame alcohol in every instance!
44. Have you ever misjudged someone?
Yes, although sometimes my first impression can be the right one.

Your beliefs and opinions

45. Do you believe in God?
I'm agnostic - hoping there is something - whether God or not ,I don't know .I do have moments when I think there's nothing ,especially when we die...which scares me at times
46. Do you believe in yourself?
To a certain extent
47. Do you believe in Santa Claus?
Of course!
48. Do you believe in ghosts?
Yes- despite never having seen one ( I believe I 'm not meant to as would scare me too much haha!)
49. Do you believe in aliens?
This is debatable as though my brain says no, my imagination says maybe -Hubby believed in aliens - I had to watch a light shoot horizontally over the sky once with him, I couldn't rationalise it but dismissed it - much to Hubby's annoyance!
50. Do you believe in miracles?
I believe in fate - which can look like miracles
51. Do you believe in the power of positive thinking?
Yes, definitely
52. Do you believe in love at first sight?
Yes, always a romantic at heart
53. Can money make you happy?
Sometimes though its a different kind of happiness - not true happiness
54. Would you describe yourself as a feminist?
Yes- if the definition of feminism is having the same rights as men .
55. Are you pro-life or pro-choice?
Pro choice.
56. Do you have strong political beliefs?
No but  I have opinions ( sometimes) -I'm not radical.
57. Do you have strong religious beliefs?
See question 45
58. What do you think the most important thing you can give a child is?

Right now

59. Are you eating anything right now?
60. Are you drinking anything right now?
61. What are you listening to right now?
The TV
62. What are you thinking about right now?
That these questions are taking ages !
63. What are you waiting for right now?
To finish this!
64. What are you most excited about right now?
That I have a full time job and can pay off my overdraft and credit card at last!
65. What’s your pet hate right now?
That when I work 2-10pm the last two hours seem a waste of time ! 
66. What’s your favourite thing right now?
That I'm Vegan and Alcohol Free !
67. If you weren’t answering these questions, what would you be doing right now?
Watching YouTube in bed before falling asleep


68. Your first best friend:
Kim Everson- we use to pretend to be dogs  (my Nan got quite worried haha!)
69. Your first kiss:
The kid who worked in the local supermarket who walked me home from a school concert - can't remember his name!
70. Your first celebrity crush:
Des O'Connor - I refuse to apologise, he was quite dishy in the 70s!
71. Your first holiday:
Margate (apparently they lost me on the beach and found me amongst the donkeys cuddling them)
72. Your first pet:
Tip - a fabulous dog that looked like Disney's Tramp - he use to go off on adventures with next doors dog Patch (He use to get on buses  and cross at Zebra crossings - fantastic!)
73. Your first regret:
That I couldn't sing like my Mom or play an instrument like my Dad
74. Your first job:
Hairdressing Apprentice
75: Your first childhood memory:
Attending my Aunt Sheila's wedding - I was a Bridesmaid , I loved every moment of it!

Which would you choose?

76. Love or money?
Love, though I hasten to add I'm not looking!
77. Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter- love the gossip[!
78. Hook up or relationship?
Neither, at this time
79. Dogs or cats?
Always Dogs!!!
80. Coffee or tea?
I love both - but I lean towards tea more!!
81. Beer or wine?
Don't drink anymore - use to be mainly wine but liked beer too....
82. Sweet or savoury?
83. Introvert or extrovert?
84. Vampires or werewolves?
Vampires - I use to be obsessed with Christopher Lee and Erzsebet Bathory !!
85. Seaside or countryside?
Depends on my mood!
86. Summer or winter?
Summer- I hate being cold!
87. Books or movies
Both !!!
88. Horror or comedy
Comedy- I get too stressed at Horror!!!

A few random questions to finish on

89. Do you wish you could change your past?
Sometimes but its gone now - better to live in the present and build on the future
90. What’s your dream job?
It changes, usually involves being in the Arts of some description - I'm happy just to be good at what I do and do the best I can at that moment tbh!
91. What’s your guilty pleasure?
Doing nothing all day
92. What are you afraid of?
Dying and things with wing ( unpredictable!)
93. What was the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up?
Dog Handler
94. If you could have any super power, what would it be?
95. If you could change anything about your life what would it be?
I wish I were more confident in my abilities as an adult
96. Would you want immortality?
No-I have this feeling it would come with a dreadful price - I always think of Louis in Interview With A Vampire
97. If you could interview anyone alive or dead who would you choose?
Judy Garland
98. Would you say you are happy?
Mostly , though I miss Fab Hubby dreadfully
99. What one piece of advice would you give to yourself at age eighteen?
Stop being scared.
100. Where would you like to be in five years’ time?
In a warm home (it can be cold here!) looking towards retirement and still enjoying life - I wish I could think of something spectacular but I'm being realistic!

Now, it’s time to tag some lovely bloggers to answer the same questions!


  1. Love this! Thank you for including my link :) I always blame alcohol as well. I am so sorry to hear about the loved people that you have lost x

    1. Thank you xx Abstinence didn't last - Vegan Wines in Tesco ! I'm gonna be an old lush at this rate! Thank you for your kind words xxx


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