Mr. Peacock was blog "tagged" by The Vintager, so now I'm it:
THE TAGGED RULES ARE:
1. Respond and rework. Answer the questions on your blog, replace one question you dislike with a question of your own invention; add a question of your own.
2. Tag eight other un-tagged people.
What is your current obsession?
The striped Elisabet and Berit fabric collections at IKEA, lemon/ginger donuts, and Elderflower liqueur.
What do you see outside your window?
If you could have any super power what would it be?
To heal all illnesses.
What is your favorite color?
I like the whole wheel!
Who was the last person you hugged?
My boyfriend Jason.
Which animal would you be?
What’s for dinner?
I made Indian food, but I bought the Naan bread.
What’s the last thing you bought?
What are you listening to right now?
The Horrors—Primary Colours
What are your current favorite films?
Don and Chris—A love story,
Let the Right One In.
What’s on your beside table?
A dusty alarm clock.
If you could have a house totally paid for, and fully furnished, anywhere in the world, where would it be?
In San Francisco, where I live right now—a home similar to the style of Shangri La, with an interior courtyard, multiple gardens, a few goats and chickens...and completely furnished with new and vintage Italian furniture and housewares (mixed with my current stuff).
What would you like to have in your hands right now?
The keys and deed to the totally paid home (see above).
What is your favorite children's book?
A Cricket in Times Square and The Twenty-One Balloons.
What is your favorite tea flavor?
Black Lychee. It’s a strong black tea—it's very aromatic and of course smells like lychees. I also like very strong brewed Earl Grey tea—iced, with a bit of cream and sugar.
What is your favorite article of clothing?
My vintage faux suspenders shirt—it's appliqué and embroidery on chambray, and my C.P. Company tweed jacket.
If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
Any five star hotel—order room service, draw a bath, and pop in my Horrors cd.
What did you want to become as a child?
An artist, travel agent, or radio dj.
What posters/pictures do you have on your bedroom wall?
We have a very small bedroom without any artwork or photos hung on the walls. I have a fear of things falling on top of us, while we’re asleep, during an earthquake.
What is your plan for tomorrow?
Well, my “metaphorical” plan for tomorrow is to “spring clean” the apartment.
What was your first job?
Working for my dad, during the summers and weekends, at his golf pro shop. I think I started when I was about 10 or 11 years old. I would take tee-time reservations, light bookkeeping, get my dad coffee in the restaurant kitchen in the club, and pick-up golf balls on the driving range.
Say something to the person/s who tagged you:
Hi J.B.—oh my gosh, I could have just put "ditto" after many of your answers (Kate Bush, From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and on and on...)! I'd love to spend a Saturday afternoon together hanging out and vintage shopping. The Bob Mackey photo is amazing! By the way, your place and garden look lovely!
Post a favorite childhood photo:
My mom and me...and I just learned how to wink.
Mr. Peacock Tagged:
The Adventures of Tartan Scott
The Bedlam of Beefy
Lenore Never More
Mean Dirty Pirate
Night is Half Gone
Nomads and Housewives
"Tag" someone in your life; ask them some questions, and find out something you didn't know about them!