If you were given a boat or yacht today, what would you name it? (You can always sell the yacht later)
Well, since the British Antarctic Survey rode roughshod over the democratically-expressed will of the people and decided to call their new research vessel the RRS Sir David Attenborough (new readers start here), I’ll step into the breach and go for Boaty McBoatface.
I’d definitely be selling it, though. I’m mindful of the well-known description of yachting as ‘standing under a cold shower tearing up £20 notes’. And apart from all other considerations, I live about 120 miles from the sea.
Which of Snow White’s 7 dwarfs describes you best? (Doc, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey) Plus what would the 8th dwarf’s name be?
Grumpy, obviously. Ask anyone.
As for the eighth dwarf, take your pick: how about Boozy? Slapdash? Sloppy? Or perhaps one of these guys would shake it up a bit:
Name a song or two which are included on the soundtrack to your life?
Asked and answered on numerous occasions elsewhere, including here. To keep it simple though, a couple of Grateful Dead masterpieces with telling lines:
Eyes Of The World – “Sometimes the songs that we hear are just songs of our own”:
Franklin’s Tower – “If you get confused, listen to the music play”:
Complete this sentence: I like watching…
Full stop. Like Peter Sellers’ character in Being There, ‘I like to watch’.
If I must be more specific, then the Six Nations Rugby tournament: there is nothing like it. Only another five months to wait.