What did you do in 2005 that you’d never done before?
> I got a year older, worked really hard and bought dolls. Nothing new.
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Did anyone close to you die?
What countries did you visit?
>France, Paris to visit Isabelle.
What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005
> a fella!
What date from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory?
Did you suffer illness or injury?
What was the best thing you bought?
> Kenner dollies and a digital camera
Where did most of your money go?
> Woops ..more dollies. I think…I bought 12 Blythes this year: TD x 2, LL x 2, Brunette KB’s x 2 Redhead KB, Smash, Goldie, RR, Kozy, Aztec.
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
> Dollie stuff, fabric, films I really like.
Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? – about the same
ii. thinner or fatter? – fatter…C’mon it’s Xmas!
iii. richer or poorer? – poorer at the moment!
What do you wish you’d done more of?
Getting out and seeing more London places during the summer.
What do you wish you’d done less of?
staying home sewing…but I love it really!
How will you be spending New Year’s?
At the Tapestry Club.
Did you fall in love in 2005?
>No – I fell out of it. I don’t love anyone.
What was your favorite TV program?
>The Bill (!), Lost, Desperate Housewives, Nip/Tuck
Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
> only slightly.
What was the best book you read?
>Moomins!! I had fun taking Moomin books to my book club!
Also Tales of the City and a couple of books about 60′s films.
What was your greatest musical discovery?
>Chrysalis. 1968 New york band recently reissued on Revola.
What did you want and get?
What did you want and not get?
What was your favourite film of this year?
>Harry Potter. I mostly love films from the 60′s and collect them. they are very hard to find and I’m very happy if I get a good one I’ve been looking for for a while. I tend to go the see old stuff at the NFT rather than modern films.
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
>Old! 34. I went to the Tapestry Club. …Great if you like 70′s rock!
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005?
>A bit all over the place. I tried to be a complete hippie but the mod in me held be back.
What kept you sane?
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
> Urgh! No one. All my heroes are old or dead….but they were extremely sexy somewhere from 1965- 1971!
Who was the best new person you met?
>I met some great dollie friends: Isabelle/Blythou, Alex/Harveycat, Kim/Posie….as well as the people I knew before this year.
How would you sum up 2005?
Stuck in a happy, tollerable, lonely rut.