Wouldn’t we all? Actually, that heading is a bit misleading. Two of my favourite bloggers have linkys on Mondays – Deb at Home Life Simplified and Kirsty at My Home Truths. In an effort to support both these lovely ladies and their blogs, I’m doing a bloggy mashup today!
Deb’s prompt for this week’s Listmania linky is “Things I’d Like to Learn”. This list could get quite long for me, but in the interest of time and, well, interest, I’ll try to keep it short.
I’d like to learn how to play guitar and sing. Don’t get me wrong, I sing anyway, and anywhere, often loudly, always poorly. Music is in my soul, and I don’t understand people who don’t listen to music or don’t like it. Simple as that. I’ve always thought it would be “cool” to be able to just hang out somewhere and “jam” with others.
I’d like to learn how to surf. I grew up on the Gold Coast so you’d think this would be something I’d have already done. In fact, I’ve only tried it once in my whole life, and I was 4 months pregnant, which is what my excuse was for not being able to stand up.
I’d like to learn how to be a world class photographer. I love taking photos, so when I take photos and they come out blurry or I don’t get the shots I thought I did, I am super disappointed. You have to be able to trust your eye, your equipment, and your instinct. I’m having some focusing issues at the moment, so hopefully once they’re cleared up my confidence will be a bit better. I think I take good pics, occasionally a great one, but I’d like them all to be great!
I’d like to learn how to speak another language. I’m not fussed on which language. Japanese or French would probably be easier, because I’ve studied those in the (very distant) past so might have better chance of picking them up. If I could learn Chinese I’d probably be able to get a good job translating, but I’d love to learn Italian too, simply because I love Italy and maybe it would make it easier to move there one day??
I’d like to learn how to ski. Snow ski. It always looks like such fun and the views from the top of some of those mountains are breath taking. There was some talk about a possible extended-family holiday to a ski field. That could be fun! As long as I could drive there and didn’t have to fly.
What would you like to learn? Won’t you share with Deb in her Listmania link this week?
Kirsty’s prompt for her I Must Confess linkup is to confess about your most hated chores. Just the word chores makes me think “Ugh.” But this one is easy – I hate laundry. I don’t mind putting it on, but I hate hanging it out, folding it and putting it away. Living in a unit, we use clothes horses inside, so it takes days to dry, and even then sometimes needs to be chucked in the dryer for 10 minutes.
What’s worse, is I always seem to be rushing to hang it out because I forget I put it on until I’m walking out the door to go somewhere. It’s also been challenging the last 5 weeks or so because we’ve had about 3 sunny days in that time.
I’ve said more than once, if we ever won hundreds of millions of dollars in a lottery, we’d just buy new clothes every week. I’m sure we could afford a personal shopper who would just select them all for us and deliver them, along with our weekly groceries, every Sunday afternoon!
What is your most hated household chore? Share with us at Kirsty’s I Must Confess linky.