https://sparksfromacombustiblemind.wordpress.com/ asks us to share our world. His questions today are
When you were a kid, did you eat the crusts on your sandwich or not? I hated crusts on my bread, and peel on my apples. I’m not sure why I hated them so much. I will eat the crust of the bread without any bother. It tastes better. Mum used to cut the crusts off, and it was only when I was an adult they actually sold bread that way.
Are you a fan of musicals—why or why not? I love musicals. When I was growing up cartoons (Bambi, Jungle Book, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty) and as a teenager things like Singing in the Rain, Mary Poppins, Grease, The King and I, and many more. I loved all the dancing and singing. it always made me happy.
Is it difficult to do what you do? (for a living, hobby etc.). If you’re retired, what you ‘did’ previously for a job can be substituted. When I retire I will use my knowledge of English to do what I love the most. Writing is part of me. I was eight when I realised I wanted to be an author. It is a way of controlling the outcome of life. I have worked in many places. I am a teaching assistant now, but before that I was a postwoman, cashier, restaurant worker, office worker.
What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to? (Doesn’t have to be a rock concert either). I’ve not been to any concert in my life. However, I would love to see Bon Jovi live.
Looking back over your life, what is one thing you’re grateful for? One thing you really regret? I am grateful for my family, most of all my children and grandchildren. They make me smile, laugh, and cry, but most of all I am so proud of them.
I regret not being able to talk about being bullied when I was at school. I thought it was my fault, that I was doing something wrong. Now I understand it was down to the bullies. Nobody is perfect, nobody is better than anyone else, and nobody has the right to think they can physically or mentally hurt a person because they don’t like them.
We are all different, but that’s what makes the world a great place.