Julie Goucher’s Book of Me, Written by You has been very popular, with many people responding to every prompt. I confess I’ve fallen by the wayside over the weeks for one reason or another. Some weeks ago prompt 49 was Voice and Julie’s questions were: Describe your voice Perhaps include an electronic recording of your … More Book of Me: Voice and Vision
Julie Goucher from Anglers Rest blog has been running a series called The Book of Me for some time. My good intentions came to naught some time ago and I haven’t written on many of the topics. This week’s topic, though, is about “your first home” and Julie has given us free rein to interpret this … More Time for a coffee break: the Book of Me and our first house
It’s ages since I did a Book of Me post but then I found Julie’s topic for this week is Easter memories…just when I’d been reflecting on that very topic last night and how I’m completely underwhelmed by the Easter palaver these days. This was Julie’s key question: What does Easter Mean to you? A … More Book of Me: Week 34 Easter Memories
The prompt for week 20 in the 15 month series of Book of Me is “Home”: Home means different things to different people, so this week we are going to explore what it means to us: What does it feel like? How do you recognise it? What makes it home -people, place, time. This will be … More Book of Me: Home is where the heart is.
Prompt 10 for the Book of Me is Do you have an unexplained memory or memories? Items, Places, People Things and times you can remember, but you are not sure where they fit into your past. I have no unexplained memories that leap to mind so once again I’m heading in a lateral direction. Do you have little mental snapshots that stand … More Book of Me: Prompt 10 – Click, Click
Prompt 9 for the Book of Me is all about Halloween, which is appropriate given that it occurs in week 9 of our project. This will be a traditional event for many of my fellow bloggers, however Down Under it’s been a non-event until quite recent years: another commercial opportunity or just fun for the kids? I’m … More Book of Me: Prompt 9 -Halloween/Hallowian
This week Julie has thrown us a curved ball with Prompt 8 for the Book of Me: Time Capsule. Julie suggests that we consider: who we’ll have in mind to inherit the time capsule whether it will be a virtual capsule or a real one why we chose that person(s) and when we intend them … More Book of Me: Prompt 8 -Time Capsule
I’ve decided that Prompt 7 of the Book of Me, Written by You series will be largely a private post, partly because I’ve written on this topic before, and partly because I want to draw out further nuances with my family alone. Julie provided us with these dot points for discussion: What were their names? … More The Book of Me: Prompt 7 – Grandparents
On a day to day basis we rarely reflect on who we are, only responding to specific enquiries from those we meet for the first time “where do you live?” or “what do you do?”. To each enquiry we are likely to answer in slightly different ways, perhaps not wishing to disclose too much detail … More The Book of Me: Prompt 1: Who am I?
Just as I was heading overseas in early September Julie from Angler’s Rest launched her Book of Me challenge, or perhaps it would be more apt to call it an opportunity to leave a record of our lives for our descendants. My own plan is to write much of this on a private blog, though … More The Book of Me: Prompt 3 – What I look like