Thursday, February 25, 2010

So here goes...

I've been tagged
1. What is your current obsession?
A. Haiku

2. What are you wearing today?
A.  The climate is warming up- so it’s handlooms for me- cotton/khadi.

3. What's for dinner today?
A. The famous Nellore fish curry and rice.

4. What's the last thing you bought?
A. An Acid Lime Orchard (6 acres)…LOL…sounds funny but it’s true.

5. What are you listening to right now?
A. Can you believe it ‘The sound of music”!…We bought our son a Corby Plus and he is busy downloading music on Ares…I got all the songs downloaded…pure fun.

6. What do you think about the person who tagged you?
A. It’s been days since I was tagged…I copied the questions on to word and plain forgot about it…I don’t remember who…sorry yarr.

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
A.  Can you really choose?...right now we are planning a farm house, Kerala style in the countryside of Andhra Pradesh…anywhere else I would like to be? NO. I think anyplace is good enough to call home.

8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?
A. The dear old AC at full blast…the temp has gone up to 49 in Nellore in the past.

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
A. Any national park in India.

10. Which language do you want to learn?
A. French

11. What’s your favourite quote?
"Do unto others as you would have others do unto you."

12. Who do you want to meet right now?
A. Right now…Sachin…Great going Sachin!

13. What is your favourite color?
A. Blue

14. Give us 3 styling tips that work for you.
A. If you can carry it off, any style, colour works.
     Hair, face, and feet should be well cared for.
     Stop dying at 60…age gracefully.

15. What is your dream job?
A. Doing it right now…Am my own boss, Aquaculture Consultant…and starting a new project-Agri tourism…will invite all my readers in a couple of years.

16. What’s your favorite magazine?
A. Tinkle Digest…LOL…still love them

17. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
A.  A better camera

18. What do you consider a fashion faux pas?
A. Covering one self with gold

19. Who according to you is the most over-rated style icon?
A.  David Beckham

20. What kind of haircut do you prefer?
A.  Short with soft curls

21. What are you going to do after this?
A. Post

22. What are your favorite movies?
A. ‘The beautiful mind’ and ‘Annie-the movie’

23. What inspires you?
A. Nature

24. What do your friends call you most commonly?
A. Naini

25. Would you prefer coffee or tea?
A. Coffee

26. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?
A. Never do now…never allow myself to get bored…work, read, watch the TV, write poetry, blog.
I used to feel low at 40 but taught myself to drive out the negatives and replace them with positive thought…painful and tiresome process but I won in the end.

27. What makes you go wild?
A.  Insensitive people who don’t see beyond themselves.

28. Which other blogs do you love visiting?
A. Every blog has something to offer…it’s great to read the young express themselves…we were a generation which had to fight to be heard…the gen-next has it all…so go on write and we will read with pride.

29. Favorite Dessert/Sweet?
A. Need to stay away from them!!!...brownies with hot chocolate and ice cream…pure heaven!

30. How many tabs are turned on in ur browser right now?
A. right now 2…but usually 5-6

31. Favorite Season?
A. Winter/spring

32. If I come to your house now, what would u cook for me?
A. How about some Iranian mutton biriyani with cucumber raita and chicken pepper fry…for the vegans…besibele bath with raita…or stuffed parathas maybe…BTW, am a good cook or so do all those who eat say!

33. What is the right way to avoid people who purposefully hurt you?
A. Ignore them wholescale…look thru them at the beautiful world beyond them…don’t even dwell on them…a waste of time and energy!

34. What are you afraid of the most?
A. Dark…ha ha ha…oh, my secret is out!

35. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought?
A. Hey sweetheart, don’t you think you need to stop feeding that gob?

36. What brings a smile on your face instantly?
A. My family

37. A word that you say a lot?
A. Thanks

38. When was the last time you did something nice?
A. Raised my maids salary by 200 without being asked to-feel like doing that every time I buy rice, dal and vegetables…God! How do they eat at all!

39. What would you do if you were made President of India for one day?
A. Raise the salary of school teachers…that’s where the problem lies.

40. Do you Know who Master SHIFU is?
A. That was easy…I googled it like I do many a day!...Red Panda.

I inturn tag these 5 friends



Chapters From My Life said...

You had to google for Master Shifu?
I love kunfu Panda a lot...

Enjoyed reading your list

Nalini Hebbar said...

@Farila...strange but since I am dyslexic some things never register...names , numbers and's always a fight...always surprises people.

R. Ramesh said...

hey enjoyed reading this tag ya...gr8 one..nalini one requst ya...plz lemme tke the tag later some time..excuse me..cheers buddy

Tarun Mitra said...

I am visiting u...for Biryani et al :P

Nalini Hebbar said...

@Tarun...when can we have the pleasure?

Nethra said...

I loved the movie kungfu panda. You should watch it, then you will know who is master shifu.