Share Your World 2-3-2020
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There are sometimes two sets of questions…one with images and one without (same questions). This is for ease of copy and pasting.
When was the last time you tried something new?
I am always trying something new as often as l can – be this in writing, creating or just doing stuff. 2019 was the first year that l threw a lot of caution to the wind and started opening up my world and my life again. From my early forties to fifty l had become almost hermit like, very reclusive – seven years on and the world is my oyster again.
If you were forced to eliminate every physical possession from your life with the exception of what could fit into a single backpack, what would you put in it?
Mm, that’s a difficult question … are we being forced? You say we are – but why?That would be reflective upon how we packed.
If it is a matter of emergency over being prepared that makes for a vast difference as in you could deliberate what you take – however with the inclusion of the word ‘Forced’ l will have to assume it is a ‘do it the fuck now’ situation so in that case …. ‘my dogs ashes [yes very unrealistic in urn form, but l have paperweights being made with them inside]’, my wallet, a torch, a laptop, my phone, my computer backup usb, a change of underwear, a sweater and a lightweight change of clothing, journals and pens/pencils, mini toolkit, crackers and some bottled water, matches, lighter, kitchen knife, a small throw blanket, basic requirements for health … how big is your ‘single rucksack’ and then we have to really ask ‘what is more important and what do you really truly need?’
The problem with a question like this is that the more realistic answer is you grab what the fuck you can and what your memory reminds you to and wear as much clothing with pockets that you can comfortably and make sure you put on your most robust shoes. That answer alone is very difficult too because what happens if it is summer and not winter? Are we being loaded into Army trucks or leaving on foot or by car? What happens if it is an alien invasion from another planet or WWIII – then what …mmmm – l think l am just going to answer with ‘I have grabbed the rucksack and now ……’
What simple fact do you wish more people understood?
That people simply understood that people are only human.
What food item do you go through fastest in your house? (credit to Sandmanjazz)
Tinned fish. I can’t get enough of it.
GRATITUDE (Not mandatory for participation)
I am grateful that we had some pretend sun today but now it is raining again despite being promised a dry week – on the flip side l am grateful for the rain as it means l’ll not have to water the newly laid mulch in with a soaking!