1. Marmite- love or hate?
2. Marmalade- thick cut or thin cut?
3. Porridge- made with milk or water?
All porridge is disgusting. I don't care how healthy and cheap it is.
4. Do you like salt, sugar or honey on your porridge?
5. Loose tea or teabags?
Teabags, and I don't really like tea (I can drink a cup of Lady Grey without milk, but that's about my limit).
6. Where on your door is your letterbox?
In the middle of the door.
7. What's your favourite curry?
8. What age is the place where you live?
9. Where do the folks running your local corner shop come from?
10. Instant or fresh coffee?
Fresh, made in a cafetiere.
11. How far are you from the sea?
Something measured in metres, and probably not far into three figures.
12. Have you travelled via Eurostar?
13. If you were going to travel abroad, where's the nearest country to you?
14. If you're female (or possible even some males) do you carry a handbag?
A satchel. It really isn't very handbaggy.
15. Do you have a garden? What do you like growing?
I do. Anything that will withstand children and cats (not my cats, I have none, but this is a rather cat-infested street).
16. Full cream, semi skimmed or skimmed?
All milk is disgusting. I buy full fat for the children.
17. Which London terminal would you travel into if going to the capital?
18. Is there a local greasy spoon where you live?
Yes, but the chippy and the Chinese takeaway are closer.
19. Do you keep Euros in the house?
Probably. Don't ask me where.
20. Does your home town have a Latin, Gaelic or Welsh alternative
No, but there's a Saxon Shore fort just down the road.
21. Do you have a well known local artist or author?
22. Do you have a favourite Corrie character?
I haven't watched it for several years.
23. Are your kitchen sink taps separate or a mixer?
24. Do you have a favourite brand of blended tea?
See answer to 5.
25. What's in your attic if you have one?
No idea. Probably not mice.
26. If you go out for a cream tea, what jam do you like on your scone?
Blackcurrant, but I'm not very fond of cream (if I have to, it should be clotted. My Cornish grandmother won prizes for her clotted cream).
27. Talking of scones- scon or scown? Jam or cream first?
Scown, and jam first.
28. Barth or bath?
29. Carstle or castle?
30. What flavour of crisps do you favour?
Ready salted. Or Kettle Chips ready salted with rosemary.
31. If you go to the chippie, what do you like with your chips?
Cod, skin on, onion rings.
32. Take away, take out or carry out?
33. If you have one, what colour is your wheelie bin?
One green, one grey, we don't have the brown one for garden waste.
34. What colour skips does your local skip hire use?
35. Do you celebrate Guy Fawkes?
36. Dettol or TCP?
37. Do you have a bidet in the bathroom?
38. Do you prefer courgettes or aubergines?
39. In the 'real world', do you have friends of other nationalities? Which nationalities?
French, German, Australian, American. And,as reminded by clanwilliam
, Irish. And undoubtedly more, especially as the distinction between Real Life and Imaginary People In My Computer has been getting very blurred of late.
40. Do you have a holy book of any sort in the house?
Christian Bibles, plural, a translation of the Koran, a Jewish translation of what I would refer to as the Old Testament.
41. Do you prefer a hankie or tissues?
42. Are you a fan of crumpets? What do you like on them?
43. Doorbell, knocker or both?
44. Do you own a car? What sort?
45. What sort of pants do you guys prefer? Y fronts or boxers?
No longer something I concern myself with.
46. Anyone still a fan of suspenders?
I used to wear them quite a lot because tights didn't fit me (I am very short) but tight sizes seem to have improved. And I usually wear trousers anyway.
47. Do you have a favourite quote from the bard?
Men were deceivers ever. Ask me again in a few months time and you may get a more sensible answer.
48. Do you like toasted muffins?
Yes, with butter..
49. Do you think a traditional trifle should contain jelly?
Trifle is disgusting too.
50. Do you attend regular religious worship? Of what kind?
Sunday morning mass (liberal Anglo-Catholic).