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Dance 4 Life

Posted on 27-04-2012

I remember doing this a while ago, but the post has long been lost in my archives. So I’m sitting here with a nice cup of noodle soup, ready to plough through this again. These, my beloved readers, are 100 things about me – enjoy.

  1. I’m a little annoyed that I can’t find my original list.
  2. I love to bake but rarely eat what I make.
  3. I don’t have a fucking ‘great recipe for curry’.
  4. I have a weird relationship with my parents.
  5. I have an even weirder relationship with my siblings.
  6. I much prefer the company of my friends.
  7. I tend to ramble a lot when I speak.
  8. I love being gay.
  9. No really – I don’t think I would trade it in for anything.
  10. Though at one point in my youth I wished I was straight like my friends.
  11. I cried a lot over being different from other boys.
  12. In time, I would learn to embrace my sexuality and celebrate being different.
  13. I could knit a scarf at age 9.
  14. This worried my mum quite a bit.
  15. I’ve learnt that even a really good friendship can have a sour moment.
  16. My friends are the family that loves me for not being straight.
  17. I owe a lot to the people who’ve brought me back to sanity.
  18. I frequently use the word ‘dahlink’ in conversation.
  19. I get utterly frustrated when I have to explain to people what it means.
  20. Just fucking Google it.
  21. I am a Facebook junkie.
  22. I’m also a gaming nutter and spend too much time on my consoles.
  23. After 9 years I finally deleted my gaydar profile.
  24. And I’m having withdrawal symptoms.
  25. I christened my car “Bubbles”.
  26. I’m as camp as they come and a true bitch at heart.
  27. But I’m a terrific ‘people person’.
  28. Do you doubt that, bitch?
  29. I believe in the power of prayer.
  30. I’ve been praying for a husband for about 6 years.
  31. I love chocolate.
  32. I was often bullied at college because of my sexuality.
  33. I have learned to forgive those people.
  34. In school, I was the person who sat right in the front and answered every question.
  35. My friends loved me for that because that meant the teacher never picked on them.
  36. I once slapped a boy in school for calling me a girl.
  37. That guy is now on my Facebook.
  38. But he is in my limited profile bit.
  39. Sometimes I wish I was straight for a day so that I could show a few of my girlfriends just how special they are.
  40. I have a fetish for men’s low-rise underwear.
  41. I grew up with my friends saying gay people would burn in Hell.
  42. I no longer call those people my friends.
  43. I don’t remember names – I remember outfits.
  44. I have at one point in my life confronted a religious bigot. It was hilarious.
  45. I’m Indian, gay, and Catholic – could life get any more complicated?
  46. According to my mum, I have a wedding fund in the bank.
  47. I wonder if she would let me have the money even if I wasn’t getting married.
  48. She would probably give it to Mother Teresa than to her gay son.
  49. I have met some truly amazing men in my life.
  50. And a variety of psychos.
  51. Psychos currently outweigh amazing men 7:1
  52. As a Gemini, I don’t believe in savings – only spending.
  53. I love music and singing in a choir.
  54. Yes, I was an altar boy once.
  55. I think that was a phase I was going through.
  56. George Michael use to be my favorite artist – now he’s my favorite junkie.
  57. Growing up I never could decide what I wanted to do as a career.
  58. To date, I have dabbled in interior design, art, marketing, IT, and even massage.
  59. That last one was just something to bring in extra pocket money.
  60. It still does bring in extra pocket money.
  61. I finally settled on being an IT and Marketing guru.
  62. But I quit that after 5 years to play videogames full time.
  63. Growing up we had to keep our clothes in a 4-drawer filing cabinet.
  64. No, I’m not kidding.
  65. I long for the day when I can take part in a Pride parade.
  66. At one point in my life I tried to commit suicide.
  67. I’m glad I survived just to see what a dumb idea that was.
  68. I’ve planned out my wedding before even finding the right man.
  69. For the longest time I held onto the idea of a ‘soulmate’.
  70. Now I’ll just settle for any man who’s single.
  71. I think gay men are just as scared of commitment as straight men.
  72. I’ve been called a commitmaphobe on several occasions.
  73. A part of me knows that it’s probably true.
  74. I love cats.
  75. I don’t mind dogs but I don’t think I would keep one of my own.
  76. Scratch that – I now live with three dogs and a cat.
  77. I own a pair of stripper jeans.
  78. You’ll have to imagine what those are.
  79. I once told a bartender to ‘bring me a virgin mary – hold the Jesus’.
  80. He gave me the drink for free.
  81. I have realized how hard it is to love someone and for them not to feel the same way.
  82. I don’t particularly worship Cher or Madonna.
  83. I hope to learn how to ride a bike one day.
  84. My biggest fear is dying and not having told the people closest to me how much I love them.
  85. I have never watched Bambi.
  86. Yes, you read that right.
  87. Despite being Indian, I am not a fan of Bollywood.
  88. Neither do I lust after Hrithik or Salman Khan.
  89. I dislike people who are a homophobic and have no particular reason for it.
  90. I am an insane shopaholic.
  91. I have the memory capacity of a grapefruit.
  92. My first ‘boyfriend’ treated me like a paying guest.
  93. So I flushed the contents of his wallet down the toilet.
  94. But I left the wallet for him on the edge of the seat.
  95. It was made of really good leather.
  96. I’m trying my best to take life one day at a time and not worry so much.
  97. Like most people, there are things in my life I regret doing.
  98. But the less I think about them, the better I feel.
  99. My wardrobe ranges from business exec to camp go go boy.
  100. I am, on many occasions, thankful that I’m me.


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