May. 24th, 2013

A-Z Meme

May. 24th, 2013 03:48 pm
marchia43: (Dean in Purgatory)
I know, I know loads of people are doing this, and some people hate them, but I love them;

A - Age: soon to be 47
B - Bed size: Double
C - Chore you hate: Cleaning the bathroom
D - Dog's name: No dog!
E - Essential start to your day item(s): coffee and loads of it!
F - Favorite color: Red, it always has been red.
G - Gold or Silver: Neither - I prefere platinum
H – Height: 5'8"
I - Instruments you play: none
J - Job title: Admissions Administrator
K - Kisses or hugs: Depends on who they are from
L - Living arrangements: me and my partner of 13 years Rich
M - Mood: On an even keel
N - Nicknames: When I was a kid I was called Marsha the Marshmallow Monster! Unfortunately I don't like marshmallow so I don't remember where the name came from!
O - Overnight hospital stays other than birth: Onely once when I found out I had asthma! Lovely
P - Pet Peeves: Ignorant, intolerable people
Q - Quote from a movie: "Life move's pretty fast and unless you stop and look around sometimes it will pass you by" Ferris Bueller 
R - Right or left handed: right
S - Siblings: complicated, technically I have 11 siblings, realistically I see 2 on a regular basis
T - Time you wake up: around 6am
U - Underwear: Yes please, fresh and clean every day
V - Vegetable you dislike: lettuce - what's the point of it?
W - Ways you run late: I don't! I'm never late - EVER. Seriously.
X - X-rays you've had: Teeth, ankle/foot.
Y - Yummy food you make: I'm pretty good at making vegetable curry.
Z - Zoo favorite: I don't like zoos, We have a safari park near me (Longleat) so I suppose if I had to choose it would be the wolves thre.

Thanks
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marchia43: (Dean in Purgatory)
Now, in my opinion money isn't the route of all evil - it's religion. I live in the UK and two days ago two men chased and practically decapitated a man in Woolwich in London.
I was really shocked by this. The guy was a soldier and had been in Afghanistan but was back home. The guys who killed him were, allegedly, muslims who wanted to start a war in the UK...
Why can't people just let others believe what they want and just get on with their own lives?
I'm not particularly religious and maybe if I was I would have a better, more biased, opinion but who knows.
I feel sorry for the soldiers family, (A) because they know how horribly their loved one died, (B) because the soldier was back home, they felt he was safe.
I also feel sorry, to a certain degree, to people of the muslim faith (because that was what the guys who did it said they were!) because I fear the backlash that will happen to ordinary, peaceful muslims.
Part of me wishes we lived in a more insular society where people who believed one thing lived together and people who believed other things lived together and neither met at all.... if that makes sense.
Ultimately I don't see any benefit in religion if people truly believe it is right to hack someone to death, which let's be honest here is what they did, in the name of their god...
Sorry if people are upset by this post, but I just felt I had to put something down somewhere.

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