Daily Prompt: Passport

So what kind of passport shall I hold in two years time? It seems like it definitely won’t be my maroon-coloured European Passport any more, so perhaps it will be replaced by a new black British passport, a bit like the original one I owned as a teenager. Or perhaps it might soon become a Scottish passport, if there is another Independence Referendum, and if the Scottish people choose independence over remaining in the union… so who knows what might happen?

And what about my husband? He currently holds an American passport (as an American Citizen), and also a European passport (as a British Citizen). So he too may have a new British passport after the UK exits the EU in two year’s time. But then if Scotland becomes independent, what replaces his British passport – would residency, and all these years of British Citizenship, entitle him to a Scottish passport, like me? Lots for us to think about over the next couple of years, for sure…

Daily Prompt: Passport

Share Your World: 27 March 2017

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Does your first and middle name have any significance, or were you named after another family member?

My parents were either going to call me Ruth or Pamela… I think I definitely prefer Ruth!  I wasn’t called after anyone in particular, but mum and dad eventually decided to choose a name that couldn’t be shortened. Ironically, I’ve gone through my whole life answering to Ruthie much of the time 🙂

Music or silence while working?

Silence, always, if I have to concentrate on what I’m doing – I really love music, but I listen to the lyrics and tend to sing along. But if I’m doing housework or painting woodwork or cooking or anything I can do pretty much on autopilot, background music is great 🙂

If you had a special place for your three most special possessions (not including photos, electronics, people or animals), what would they be?

Three things… hmmm… I’d probably choose one special thing given to me by each of my three children – so a grey ceramic heart on a ribbon from my son, a fun 21st century chick fabric doll from my eldest daughter, and a mosaic-tiled keepsake box from my yougest daughter – all special gifts given and accepted with love

The Never List: What are things you know you will never do?

Pot-holing – I’m seriously claustrophobic and am getting cold sweats even thinking about it…

Get into a submarine (see pot-holing above for explanation)…

Climb a mountain rock-face, even with ropes and stuff – I’m quite clumsy, so knowing me I’d probably fall off!

What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

Last week thankfully has brought us some beautiful spring sunshine, showing off all the beautiful blossom, and at the end of this week I’m looking forward to the start of the Blogging from A-Z Challenge on 1st April! 🙂

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