Get to know me better

I am very slow, but I just realised I was tagged by one of my favourite South African Bloggers Jolene over at Monstersed, a wonderful blog dedicated to homeschooling. Thank you, Jo.   Get to know Jolene, but visiting her Get to Know Me post

The answers about me

Get to Know Me better Lindi Mogale


  1. Are you named after someone?

Not that I know of, I do know I was named by someone – my maternal grandmother, a feisty woman who felt that even though my parents had been married for less than a year, when my mom fell pregnant she had waited too long for a grandchild and named me Lindiwe, meaning “The one who is waited for”

  1. When was the last time you cried?

Last weekend, I am not an emotional person, unless I am very angry or feel powerless or my children are unhappy, or not doing well. It was one of those weeks.

  1. Do you have kids?

Oh yes I do , TheHeir is 9 years old and is doing Grade 3 this year, and TheSpare is 2 years and is doing the “Grade Driving us crazy”

  1. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?

Yes, I would I am at peace with who I am flaws and all.  I am a loyal, loving scatterbrain, none clingy friend, but I will be there with a shovel if you need to bury any bodies.

  1. Do you have a guilty pleasure?

Romance novels, my nails and my hair must be done it’s my therapy

  1. Do you like handwriting?

Used to until I discovered I can type better. (Laughing)

  1. What is your favorite cereal?

Cornflakes (must be Kellogs for some reason, still fresh and crispy)

  1. What is the first thing you notice about people?

I notice their smile, then their body language

  1. What color are your eyes?


  1. Scary movies or happy endings?

Happy endings, real life is scary enough, thank you very much

  1. Favorite TV show?

NCIS and Criminal Minds.  I don’t watch much tv so once in a couple of months I will do a marathon binge of these two and then I am fine for another 6 months.

  1. Summer or winter?

Summer, actually more spring, I hate the cold so much that I am completely miserable in winter, I just want to sleep and not even talk.

  1. Hugs or kisses?

Hugs, I am hugger, I hate being kissed by randoms.

  1. What’s the furthest you’ve been from home?

The USA and my favourite place on the planet Bermuda

  1. Do you have special talents?

Reading people, just joking does speed reading novels count???

  1. Where were you born.

Diepkloof Township, Soweto, South Africa

  1. What are your hobbies?

Reading, Writing, Reading, talking and did I mentioned reading?

  1. Do you have any pets?

Do children count?… No… Then No

  1. Favorite movie?

Conspiracy theory

  1. What color is your car?


  1. What did you want to be when you grow up?

I wanted to be a lawyer or a pilot or crime scene investigator, I am currently none of those.



I would like to nominate the following Bloggers, Rumbidzai (delighteddivorcee, Vongai (Vongzie) and Amelia (suddenlyamom) to also share a bit about themselves.

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  • Reply Rica@ Yoga Mat Monkey

    Love your sense of humor! Thanks for sharing more about you. It’s always nice to learn about the women behind the words. 🙂

    July 27, 2016 at 10:07 pm
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