What kind of writer are you?

June 30, 2015

What kind of writer are you?

Ernest Hemingway.

You chose clear and unflashy words that get right to the point. Other writers known for this style are George Orwell and Raymond Carver. Try your hand at a six-word memoir or consider a career in journalism.

Hmm.


Friday’s answers

June 26, 2015

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.?

2. Name the dog which went out of the door and off for a walk and two of the dogs which joined him.

3. It’s chouchou in French, benianimo in Italian, too easy in Spanish and mōkaikai in Maori, what is it in English?

4. What did the Cheshire Cat of Alice in Wonderland leave behind when it disappeared?

5. What’s your favourite book about animals or favourite animal character in a book?

Points for answers:

J Bloggs and Teletext win a virtual apple crumble each for five right with a bonus for extra information.

Will got four right.

 

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Thursday’s quiz

June 25, 2015

1. Who said: Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.?

2. Name the dog which went out of the door and off for a walk and two of the dogs which joined him.

3. It’s chouchou in French, benianimo in Italian, too easy in Spanish and mōkaikai in Maori, what is it in English?

4. What did the Cheshire Cat of Alice in Wonderland leave behind when it disappeared?

5. What’s your favourite book about animals or favourite animal character in a book?


Friday’s answers

June 19, 2015

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: What win I, if I gain the thing I seek?
A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy.
Who buys a minute’s mirth to wail a week?
Or sells eternity to get a toy?

2. What is a metagrobologist?

3. It’s jouer in French, giocare in Italian, jugar in Spanish and tākaro in Maori, what is it in English?

4. How does this phrase end and in which game would you find it: Go to jail, go directly to jail . . .?

5. You’re stuck inside with a group of friends on a cold, wet day would you opt for board games, cards, puzzles or  . . . ?

Points for answers:

Andrei got four and a bonus for extra information.

J Bloggs got four.

Gravedodger got 2 1/2 ( #4 had two parts).

Will got three, a grin and no I don’t recognise those lines.

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Thursday’s quiz

June 18, 2015

1. Who said: What win I, if I gain the thing I seek?
A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy.
Who buys a minute’s mirth to wail a week?
Or sells eternity to get a toy?

2. What is a metagrobologist?

3. It’s jouer in French, giocare in Italian, jugar in Spanish and tākaro in Maori, what is it in English?

4.  How does this phrase end and in which game would you find it: Go to jail, go directly to jail . . .?

5. You’re stuck inside with a group of friends on a cold, wet . Would you opt for board games, cards, puzzles or  . . . ?


In a past life . . .

June 13, 2015

. . . I was an:

Artist

What your memories show about you is that you have a natural creative streak. To you, the world is more colourful, iridescent and exciting than it is to others, even while you are only sitting in a quiet room. If all else fails, you build entire new worlds in your imagination. In your past life this made you a talented artist who was masterful at translating grandiose ideas into reality and capturing the imagination of the people.

Such a pity that artistic ability didn’t come in to my present life in which any fine motor skills are a challenge.


Friday’s answers

June 12, 2015

J Bloggs and Teltext posed the questions for which they get my thanks.

They earned an electronic batch of caramel square for stumping us all, it can be collected by leaving the answers below.


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