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100 Questions, 100 Answers

Ruth from It’s Just a Phase nominated me to take part in this random 100 questions, 100 answers questionnaire. I love having a nosey at other peoples lives, so I figured I’d give it a go! If you’re not following Ruth, pop over to her Facebook page and give it a like.  She’s hilarious, and she’s from Navan so she is obviously sound!

So let’s get personal!

THE BASICS

1. What’s your name?

Clare Tully (The Artist Formerly Known as Clare McCabe)

2. Any nicknames or aliases?

Mammy

3. Your gender?

Female

4. Your star sign?

Capricorn

5. How old are you?

32

6. Your relationship status?

Married

7. Any children?

One – my little spud, Jack

8. Any pets?

Two, Atticus (Dog) and Scout (Cat). Both Americans.

9. Any tattoos or piercings?

Just my ears

10. What do you like about yourself?

Eh, hard one! I’m very family orientated, usually very organised and make a lovely beef stew.

11. What do you dislike about yourself?

I’m terrible at parallel parking

12. Righty or lefty?

Righty

LASTS

13. The last thing you drank?

Coffee

14. The last thing you ate?

Toast

15. Your last phone call?

To my Dad, aka Gaga

16. Your last text message?

To my husband. The driveway is icy so he warned me not to drive on it too fast. I drive like a granny.

17. Your last email?

An email about an online shopping order. I have a shopping problem.

18. The last song you listened to?

“Sex on Fire” by Kings of Leon

19. The last book you read? 

“December Girl” by Nicola Cassidy. It’s excellent.

20. The last time you cried? 

When Jack was sick a few weeks ago. He’s grand, but it was stressful.

21. The last blog you read? 

A hilarious post on a weekend in London from It’s Just a Phase

22. The last person you spoke to?

Colm

23. The last place you visited? 

Dingle

24. Your last holiday abroad? 

Copenhagen. It wasn’t a holiday though, it was for work. Holiday abroad is probably Amsterdam about 4 years ago!

HAVE I EVER?

25. Have you ever gotten back with an ex?

Yes

26. Have you ever been cheated on?

No

27. Have you ever cheated on someone?

No

28. Have you ever lost someone special to you?

Yes

29. Have you ever been so drunk you threw up?

Yes

30. Have you ever fallen out of love with someone?

No

31. Have you ever met someone who changed you?

Yes, my little boy

32. Have you ever been in a situation where you found out who your real friends are?

Yes. Motherhood weeds it out.

33. Have you ever kissed someone you probably shouldn’t have?

No

34. Have you ever found out people were talking about you behind your back?

Probably! Nothing comes to mind right now though.

35. Have you ever broken someone’s heart?

No

36. Have you ever kissed a stranger?

Yes

37 Have you ever had your own heart broken?

Yes

38 Have you ever had sex on the first date?

No

39 Have you ever been arrested?

No, I’m a Girl Scout

40 Have you ever been attracted to someone that isn’t the gender you usually find attractive?

No

41. Have you ever done something you regret?

Of course

42. Have you ever had a threesome?

No

43. Have you ever embarrassed yourself in public?

Yes

44. Have you ever misjudged someone?

Yes, all the time

MY BELIEFS AND OPINIONS

45. Do you believe in God?

Yes

46. Do you believe in yourself?

Yes

47. Do you believe in Santa Claus?

Yes. Why is this even a question?!

48. Do you believe in ghosts?

No

49. Do you believe in aliens?

No

50. Do you believe in miracles?

Yes. Jack is my little miracle.

51. Do you believe in the power of positive thinking?

Absolutely.

52. Do you believe in love at first sight?

Yes. Spotted Colm in the Meath Chronicle and 17 years later we are still attached at the hip.

53. Can money make you happy?

It can definitely make life easier, so yes.

54. Would you describe yourself as a feminist?

Yes.

55. Are you pro-life or pro-choice?

Pro-choice

56. Do you have strong political beliefs?

No

57. Do you have strong religious beliefs?

No

58. What do you think the most important thing you can give a child is?

Love, Encouragement, Patience.

RIGHT NOW

59. Are you eating anything right now?

No

60. Are you drinking anything right now?

Coffee. All the coffee.

61. What are you listening to right now?

Kings of Leon.

62. What are you thinking about right now?

Wondering if Jack will nap long enough for me to finish these questions!

63. What are you waiting for right now?

Christmas! Santa!

64. What are you most excited about right now? 

Christmas, and a trip to St Louis after Christmas to see my bestie.

65. What’s your pet hate right now?

All the boxes I need to unpack from our move. I’d love to burn them all.

66. What’s your favourite thing right now?

Jack’s ridiculous scoot that he has developed. He has no interest in crawling, and he looks like Quasimodo pushing himself along with one arm.

67. If you weren’t answering these questions, what would you be doing right now?

Having a nap

FIRSTS

68. Your first best friend? 

Helen Heery.

69. Your first kiss? 

I don’t want to embarrass anyone.

70. Your first celebrity crush?

Stephen Gately

71. Your first holiday? 

Mam took myself and my brother to Lourdes.

72. Your first pet? 

Dribbles the cat.

73. Your first regret? 

I don’t have any regrets.

74. Your first job? 

I worked in the Pet Shop on Railway St in Navan.

75. Your first childhood memory? 

Getting my head stuck in the gate. I will never live it down.

WHICH WOULD I CHOOSE?

76. Love or money?

Love.

77. Twitter or Facebook?

Facebook.

78. Hook up or relationship?

Relationship.

79. Dogs or cats?

I could never choose between them, always both.

80. Coffee or tea?

Tea.

81. Beer or wine?

Wine.

82. Sweet or savoury?

Sweet.

83. Introvert or extrovert?

Introvert.

84. Vampires or werewolves?

Vampires.

85. Seaside or countryside?

Countryside.

86. Summer or winter?

Summer.

87. Books or movies? 

Books.

88. Horror or comedy?

Comedy.

A FEW RANDOM QUESTIONS TO FINISH

89. Do you wish you could change your past?

No.

90. What’s your dream job?

I’ve always wanted to be a vet, but I couldn’t hack the sick or dying animals.

91. What’s your guilty pleasure?

Binge watching any of the home renovation shows.

92. What are you afraid of?

Wasps.

93. What was the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up?

I think I wanted to be a writer, or a dancer.

94. If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Invisibility.

95. If you could change anything about your life what would it be?

Nothing. I’m pretty happy with my lot.

96. Would you want immortality?

No.

97. If you could interview anyone alive or dead who would you choose?

Michelle Obama. I love her.

98. Would you say you are happy?

Yes.

99. What one piece of advice would you give to yourself at age eighteen?

Don’t do the Arts course in UCD, waste of a year of your life. Do believe that everything works out in the end.

100. Where would you like to be in five years’ time?

Right here with a healthy & happy 5 year old running around.

Phew! Now you know all my deepest, darkest secrets! You can also check out this “Meet the Blogger” post for more random questions & answers.

Want to join in? Just follow the rules below.

Rules
  1. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their site.
  2. Answer the questions honestly (skip any you don’t feel comfortable answering)
  3. Tag 10-20 bloggers to take part (let them know on social media).
  4. Post the questions without your answers at the bottom of your post so that they are easy to copy and paste for the people you tag.

I nominate these lovely bloggers to take part;

Sinead from Shinners and the Brood

Kellie from My Little Babog

Rachael from The Impending Joys of Motherhood

Lorraine from Lorraine’s World

Lisa from The Irish Baby Fairy

Gra from Fred, Ted & Company

Dee from Thoughts, Tots & Tea

Orla from Orla the Irish Mammy

Ross from The Stented Papa

Grab the questions below if you want to take part;

THE BASICS

1. What’s your name?

2. Any nicknames or aliases?

3. Your gender?

4. Your star sign?

5. How old are you?

6. Your relationship status?

7. Any children?

8. Any pets?

9. Any tattoos or piercings?

10. What do you like about yourself?

11. What do you dislike about yourself?

12. Righty or lefty?

LASTS

13. The last thing you drank?

14. The last thing you ate?

15. Your last phone call?

16. Your last text message?

17. Your last email?

18. The last song you listened to?

19. The last book you read? 

20. The last time you cried? 

21. The last blog you read? 

22. The last person you spoke to?

23. The last place you visited? 

24. Your last holiday abroad? 

HAVE I EVER?

25. Have you ever gotten back with an ex?

26. Have you ever been cheated on?

27. Have you ever cheated on someone?

28. Have you ever lost someone special to you?

29. Have you ever been so drunk you threw up?

30. Have you ever fallen out of love with someone?

31. Have you ever met someone who changed you?

32. Have you ever been in a situation where you found out who your real friends are?

33. Have you ever kissed someone you probably shouldn’t have?

34. Have you ever found out people were talking about you behind your back?

35. Have you ever broken someone’s heart?

36. Have you ever kissed a stranger?

37 Have you ever had your own heart broken?

38 Have you ever had sex on the first date?

39 Have you ever been arrested?

40 Have you ever been attracted to someone that isn’t the gender you usually find attractive?

41. Have you ever done something you regret?

42. Have you ever had a threesome?

43. Have you ever embarrassed yourself in public?

44. Have you ever misjudged someone?

MY BELIEFS AND OPINIONS

45. Do you believe in God?

46. Do you believe in yourself?

47. Do you believe in Santa Claus?

48. Do you believe in ghosts?

49. Do you believe in aliens?

50. Do you believe in miracles?

51. Do you believe in the power of positive thinking?

52. Do you believe in love at first sight?

53. Can money make you happy?

54. Would you describe yourself as a feminist?

55. Are you pro-life or pro-choice?

56. Do you have strong political beliefs?

57. Do you have strong religious beliefs?

58. What do you think the most important thing you can give a child is?

RIGHT NOW

59. Are you eating anything right now?

60. Are you drinking anything right now?

61. What are you listening to right now?

62. What are you thinking about right now?

63. What are you waiting for right now?

64. What are you most excited about right now? 

65. What’s your pet hate right now?

66. What’s your favourite thing right now?

67. If you weren’t answering these questions, what would you be doing right now?

FIRSTS

68. Your first best friend? 

69. Your first kiss? 

70. Your first celebrity crush? 

71. Your first holiday? 

72. Your first pet? 

73. Your first regret? 

74. Your first job? 

75. Your first childhood memory? 

WHICH WOULD I CHOOSE?

76. Love or money?

77. Twitter or Facebook?

78. Hook up or relationship?

79. Dogs or cats?

80. Coffee or tea?

81. Beer or wine?

82. Sweet or savoury?

83. Introvert or extrovert?

84. Vampires or werewolves?

85. Seaside or countryside?

86. Summer or winter?

87. Books or movies? 

88. Horror or comedy?

A FEW RANDOM QUESTIONS TO FINISH

89. Do you wish you could change your past?

90. What’s your dream job?

91. What’s your guilty pleasure?

92. What are you afraid of?

93. What was the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up?

94. If you could have any super power, what would it be?

95. If you could change anything about your life what would it be?

96. Would you want immortality?

97. If you could interview anyone alive or dead who would you choose?

98. Would you say you are happy?

99. What one piece of advice would you give to yourself at age eighteen?

100. Where would you like to be in five years’ time?

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