1... Things that scare me
When I'm on a flight, thinking just that little bit too much
about how planes actually get off the ground
A full blown Julian Dicks tackle
2.…People who make me laugh
Sir Les Patterson
3...Things I hate the most
Avocado & prawns
People who speak like Ashleen on Big Brother
4...Things I don't understand
How to get my new 10,000 station digital radio
working with my wireless internet connection
5...Things I'm doing right now
Watching the Test Match - Kevin Pieterson is out for 96
Listening to my dog, Gio, bark
Wondering what the week ahead is about to bring...
6...Things I want to do before I die
Write a political biography
See West Ham in the Champions' League
Become Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport
7... Things I can do
Speak near fluent German (well, I used to be able to!)
Not embarrass myself at golf
Unintentionally impersonate Rick Stein
8.Ways to describe my personality
Shy (but I manage to hide it!)
9. Things I can't do
Tie things - including shoelaces
10...Things I think you should listen to
The national anthem sung at Twickenham
Me, when I'm on the radio!
Churchill's wartime speeches
11...Things you should never listen to
White people trying to talk 'ethnic'
Jose Mourinho or Sir Alex Ferguson. Take your pick.
12...Things I'd like to learn
How to play the piano
Baked Raspberry Cheesecake. Ok, let's be honest. Any cheesecake.
14...Beverages I drink regularly
I'm teetotal and hate tea or coffee, so...
Any kind of fruit juice
Sparkling mineral water
15...Shows I watched as a kid
Val Meets the VIPs (Valerie Singleton)
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
16...People I'm tagging (to do this meme)
Jonathan Calder (Liberal England)