Question Time Over Coffee


Question Time Over Coffee Directory
10 – 15 assorted questions across a range of subjects once a week – inspired by life, conversations and observations, town life, blog posts, writers, gardening, news stories, television, entertainment and human curiousity and so on.
Please feel free to answer all or only a few – the choice is always yours.

1
What actions do you take if you can’t sleep naturally?

2
Can you easily recognise if you are suffering from stress, and if so, what do you do to reduce it? Are you able to see signs of stress in your friends or your family more than you?


3
The West holds firm concerning the war in Ukraine. However, how do you feel about it all now? Do you believe we are providing too much or too little support?


4
How much black-and-white honesty from your best friends do you believe your friendship with them warrants? Should friends be brutally honest with you or provide support without question?


Inspired by Should Friends Offer Honesty or Unconditional Support?


5
Do you think you have an addictive personality?


6
Why are so many of today’s online/television advertisements so cringey? Are you ever influenced by the comedy or corniness of them?


7
Do you ever need help responding to some comments left by readers on your blog posts, as in not knowing how or what to respond with? Why is this, and what usually throws you off?


8
What five vegetables do you use the most each week or month?


9
What is the most outrageous thing you have ever done?


10
Have your blog reading habits changed since you first started to blog?

Have you ever felt frustrated from reading blog posts because they are perhaps not piquing your interest?
What have you done to prevent the boredom from biting deep if this is the case?

Inspired by bloggers

11
Do you find it easy to make difficult decisions, and do you have a process of elimination for making those tough decisions?


12
What’s the longest you have gone without a shower?


13
Between the choice of a deep fried insect sandwich or a raw earthworm hamburger with no option of declining either, which would you choose?


Inspired by a conversation at the Nature Reserve

14
How would your family and friends react if you started to talk to another person one day that no one else could see but you? Do you speak to yourself regularly?


Inspired by the film – Just Like Heaven

15
How far can you be pushed before annoyance becomes full-blown anger and what is your anger style?

My Thanks To The Following Folks for their great contributions!
DiSusanLisa
LaurenPaulaJYP
EugeniaCherylFandango
IanMarilynBarbra
AmySadjeMartha
JohnHenriettaxxx
Once again – my thanks to you all

See you Next time for the Happy Holidays edition of Question Time Over Coffee.
24/12/2022

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39 thoughts on “Question Time Over Coffee

  1. 10 – I think my blog reading has changed since I began. I imagine that is an inevitability. Life and time changes things. I do not get frustrated when another writer’s writing doesn’t pique my interest. They aren’t writing for me.

    They’re writing for themselves, hopefully. It’s their writing and I’m happy for them that it works for them and for all those who read it. Likewise, I don’t expect my offerings to appeal to everyone and that’s ok. ‘Bored’ is not really a term I use for myself in life or blogging.

    There are too many amazing things of interest out there. If I have any frustration it’s that there are so many wonderful things to do and see and read and I can’t get to all of them. ☺️

    But that’s just me. Thanks for the great questions! Happy Saturday, Rory ☺️ Also, I think I’d probably choose the fried insect sandwich 🧐

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    1. Hey Suzanne, wishing you a lovely Sunday 🙂

      Yes l agree we write for ourselves but we also write to be read by others.

      Our reading habits will change of course and more so as they reflect how our views and opinions change on life and the time we do have or don’t have available. But also how we change as people and how life has changed us.

      Thinking back to when l first began the Guy blog in 2017 – my views on reading were darker because of where l was in life and then by 2019 my views again changed to look at things very differently and my focus wasn’t so much on the wider crowd of reading but more selective. But so too did my writing change to reflect that.

      Yes l think it might be easier to digest the insects 🙂

      Good answers Suzanne 🙂

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  2. We use a lot of onions, garlic and leaks, weekly. Also sweet peppers, if they’re not classed as fruit distinct from vegetables. Then tomatoes too, I suppose.

    I try not to get frustrated with blogs I can’t relate to. These would be the majority of them, I guess, but I’ve found enough to keep my interest going. If I want something more insightful, profound or heavyweight, I’ll go look elsewhere. Blogging isn’t really about that, I think.

    I think it’s important to recognise stress. I’m quite good at sandboxing problems, to use an IT analogy. I try not to let what’s happening at A effect what I’m doing at B. It’s usually the accumulation of lots of small issues simultaneously which can overwhelm me at times; then I have nowhere to go. Just have to sit it out.

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    1. Hey Ian, yes l think that is true, l work with the same theory regarding stress – and yet there are times when one more bag will make this mule fret. It’s usually brief in the overload and it will pass.

      Oh yes, you say tomato and l say tomato, fruit from one perspective still a vegetable fromanother, made for interesting conversation at the time.

      That’s it entirely and applies to everything – if you don’t like what is in front of you, don’t read it – there is plenty of other opportunity abound in the galaxy 🙂

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