Progress So Far

  • Romance writer - Historical. Contemporary and Intrigue
  • 2 books written for HarperImpulse

Thursday, 24 June 2010

10 Things You Didn't Know About Me...

Someone, somewhere in blogland nominated me for this a while ago. For the life of I can't remember who they were! But in the spirit of the "award" here are 10 things about me..

1. Most of my formative years were spent abroad. My dad was in the RAF, so I've lived in places such as Germany, Quatar, Saudia Arabia and the Persian Gulf amongst others.

2. I used to swim competitively. 200m butterfly was my best event. Now? 2m would probably kill me!

3. The day job prior to the one I have now, involved working with asbestos. When I die my epitaph will read, "it wasn't the cough that carried her off, it was the coffin they carried her off in."

4. I always wanted to be a marine scientist. Even now after 30 years I can still remember the scientific names of seaweeds. Fucus vesiculosus anyone?

5. I love the film Zulu, and one day I will go to Rorkes Drift.

6. I love motorhoming. In an ideal world the DH and I would travel the world in our motorhome. I would write (and get paid) for my books and short stories and this would fund our adventures. (Well you have to dream don't you!)

7. My dad was an electronics engineer and to this day says that he fitted circuit boards on ICBM's! I still don't know whether I believe him or not. (OK, not exactly related to me - but it is a good one!)

8. I love heavy metal music. I was well into the rock scene in my youth. It sill surprises my step son (now 25) when I recall all the songs from bands such as AC/DC, Metallica, Motorhead etc. which he is now into!

9. I go to church. Our congregations averages 14 on any one week! Small, but friendly at the same time.

10. I love tills or anything that money goes into! I should really work in a shop or a bank!

Well that's it! As most of my fellow bloggers have already done this list - I nominate anyone who hasn't already done their "Top 10". Caroline xxxx


  1. Just remembered it was Collette who nominated me! Thanks Collette! Caroline x

  2. Oooh I love these posts! So interesting to hear about blog friends :) Love that saying about the coffin! It reminded me of my beloved grandpa cos that's something he ALWAYS used to say :)

  3. enjoyed this Caroline, i dont know if i can think of ten interesting things about myself! :(

  4. Hi Rachael and Judith. Thanks for stopping by! Much appreciated. Caroline x

  5. I love that you remember all the names of seaweed. That's an achievement right there, say it loud, say it proud :)

  6. Those are cool facts! I used to swim competitively too and butterfly was my best stroke as well. Not these days however. :-)

  7. Hi Colette, Lacey and Jackie. Thanks for stopping by. Don't know about you guys but I love reading everyone's "interesting" facts! Have a good weekend! Caroline xx

  8. I've just learned quite a lot about you in 10 facts. Very enjoyable read and congrats on the award x

  9. Thanks LilyS! Have a great weekend! Caroline x

  10. Love the idea of motorhoming too, Caroline and writing your books on the road sounds just perfect. Think how many tales you'd gather on your travels.


  11. oh yes indeed David! I dream of this EVERY day! Have a good weekend. Caroline x

  12. I enjoyed reading that list. I did it last year. I knew you'd lived abroad but I wasn't sure where.....

  13. Hi Gaelikaa (Maria) thanks for stopping by! Caroline x

  14. Can't believe I missed this Caroline - great list. I've been lusting after every passing camper van for the past five years, so know where you're coming from with No.6.


  15. Thanks Suzanne! Caroline xx