Tuesday, April 24, 2007

More egoistic wankery

What exciting have I done this week?
Lets see. I've been a judge of a kids' art competition.
I've been filled with some unfilled papers.
I've tried to find out the exact location of four stuffed horse legs and an iron ball.

Nothing much to write about, but luckily I saw this meme at Annie's.

1. PICK OUT A SCAR YOU HAVE, AND EXPLAIN HOW YOU GOT IT
I've got so many. When I was an arson baby I surprisingly didn't get any, but when I was three years old I fell down from a balcony. That was the very first one, that small one on my forehead.

2. WHAT IS ON THE WALLS IN YOUR ROOM?
Which room? Am I too old for this? Well, I will pick out the bedroom. One black and white photo of me and Mr Fox when we were so slim, beautiful and angrily rock, sitting in a bus in Estonia. Another black and white photo of Mr Fox, my Son's godfather and one, already gone architect friend of us, wearing funny hats on a rock festival. Four photos of my Sons. Two oil paintings which I have done. Some signed graphic art from various artists. One unknown oil painting with an Italian landscape motif. Some old English postcards from my best friend. Some artwork made by the cubs. An old, beautiful mirror.


3. WHAT DOES YOUR PHONE LOOK LIKE?
Bit slippery silver shell with a Totoro toy. At work a too small silver one.

4. WHAT MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO?
Look at my profile, there's some I like.

5. WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT DESKTOP PICTURE
Won't show it, but it's a lovely photo of my kids and their cousin drawing aliens and teddy-bears.

6. WHAT DO YOU WANT MORE THAN ANYTHING RIGHT NOW?
It's a secret. Guess.

7. DO YOU BELIEVE IN GAY MARRIAGE?
I'm not so sure about any marriages at all, but I do have many gay friends and I want my friends to be happy, so if marriage makes someone happy, why not.

8. WHAT TIME WERE YOU BORN?
Early in the morning.

9. ARE YOUR PARENTS STILL TOGETHER?
No, thank god, no.

10. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO?
Now? Various kind of shouting and a noise of a broken washing machine.

11. DO YOU GET SCARED OF THE DARK?
If there are spiders hiding there, yes.

12. THE LAST PERSON TO MAKE YOU CRY?
Well, I won't tell any names.

13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE COLOGNE / PERFUME?
Almost everything by Kenzo.

14. WHAT KIND OF HAIR/EYE COLOUR DO YOU LIKE ON THE OPPOSITE SEX?
I like blond long hair, brown short hair, bit curly red hair and brown, blue and green eyes.

15. DO YOU LIKE PAIN KILLERS?
Not at all. I have given birth to two strong baby boys without any pain killers. But I think I got hooked on laughing gas.

16. ARE YOU TOO SHY TO ASK SOMEONE OUT?
I'm not particularly shy at all.

17. FAVE PIZZA TOPPING?
Mozzarella and sun dried tomatoes.

18. IF YOU COULD EAT ANYTHING RIGHT NOW, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
I'm not hungry, but if it could be anything, I'd like to have something only my Granny could do. It was called tirrileipä and it was a Carelian dish with rye bread fried in the butter or something. I've eaten that about 30 years ago. After that some freshly smoked flounders. Possibly a glass of Gewürztraminer. Oh, a dessert. Mango lassi, please.

19. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU MADE MAD?
I have no idea. Can I make people mad? [blink]

20. IS ANYONE IN LOVE WITH YOU?
I have been told so. I guess I have to believe.

12 comments:

BiB said...

Taiga, not wank at all. Well, or if it is wank, then interesting wank, at least. Does 'arson baby' potentially mean what I (dread to) think it might potentially mean? Is/was your father so mad/bad/sad? Or have I got the wrong end of the stick altogether?

Dave said...

Are not the two labels somewhat tortological?

Anyway, thank you for sharing that.

Taiga the Fox said...

Well, Bib, I can't tell you much, but here's how I picture it all:

Big daddy Fox lights a fire and tries to burn a house. Police comes.
Big daddy Fox [points at his criminal baby companion]: She did it!

Although, I might be totally wrong about it. I was a baby, so my memories are bit blurred.

Dave, what does tortological mean? Does it include any tortuous tortoise torture?

Dave said...

Sorry, it was very late at night (near midnight, and the sun wasn't shining here) and I am a bit dyslexic. I meant, of course, 'tautological'.

Marsha Klein said...

Oooh, laughing gas! Love that stuff (although in my case, it was two baby girls).

I'm intrigued by the stuffed horse's legs. Where was the rest of it?

miss-cellany said...

Hello, finally emerged from deadline limbo...

Laughing gas :) yum.

It's readily available via ballons and whipped cream dispenser thingys.

Much easier to enjoy with out needing to be in labour too...

BiB said...

And whose house was he trying to burn, if this isn't being too nosey? And why the fuck? Was it like the final scene in 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape'?

Occasional Poster of Comments said...

Tortology = the study of cake.
[German, perhaps from Italian torta, cake, tart, from Late Latin torta, a kind of bread.]

Waffling = the Belgian version of tortology.
[from Dutch wafle. Also closely related to the practice of law.]

Taiga the Fox said...

Dave, oh, yes they are. I like to repeat myself endlessly.

Marsha, another laughing gas fan! Erm, I still haven't found the legs. I think the rest of a horse is a) eaten b) a fancy handbag c) glue.

M-C, yet another fan of laughing gas! Are all the mothers of the world addicted to it?

Taiga the Fox said...

BiB, well, let's just say that the house was owned by someone who might also have been addicted to laughing gas, but was almost as tiny as Gilbert's mother's wrist. Why the fuck is a question I can't answer to. I suppose he had also heard the zulu wisdom “If you don’t have money by the time you’re 35, something is wrong.”

OPC, what a brilliant way to turn this into a food chat! Actually, come to think of it, our word for a pie is torttu. And if we say the famous Swedish saying Tårta på tårta (tart on tart) it means, that too much is too much, which is actually quite appropriate if we are still talking about tautology. Erm, I should probably define that I was talking about pies on pies.

Annie said...

I'm guessing you want one of those pretty plates you showed a while back. Or maybe some laughing gas.

Taiga the Fox said...

Very right guesses indeed, but unfortunately the answer is no. I don't want them more than anything.

Thanks for the fine meme, btw.