With a meet-up of bloggers imminently on the horizon (that's next Sunday, HERE), Pundy provoked my thoughts into wondering once again about the correlation of blogpersona to person (HERE).
With wonderful humour Pundy set about describing himself in adjectives that make suicide sound like a cheery option.
We are mostly hopeless at describing ourselves, apart from basic height and hair colour we seem to miss out the finer details because they seem to embarrass us. Some of us call ourselves writers so describing should come as naturally as conjuring a character - so why isn't it?
In trying to give a description I find that I am verging on painting most of the world's female population...
Eyes - dark blue
Height - 5'5" to 5'8" depending on boots
Hair - long, dark
Build - lumpy interior
Oh crap - useless, you wouldn't pick me out in a crowd of two.
In scanning through the small ads in the local paper I noticed that limiting the words seems to hone down description to a condensed minimum, so ...
Eclectic, bejewelled witch, prone to constant change and ribbons. Fairly lazy but with the right motivation will make an excellent addition to a party. Needs some work. £5.00