FOWC with Fandango — Aloof

This word was once used to describe me and I was deeply hurt by it.
I like to think I am open and friendly, a ‘what you see is what you get’ kind of person, and I will help anyone if I can, be it a shoulder to cry on, a listening ear, a hand to hold, or simply just being there so that they know they are not alone. I also make a good cup of tea.

According to the Cambridge English Dictionary:
aloof definition: 1. not friendly or willing to take part in things: 2. not interested or involved, usually because you do not approve of what is happening: 3. not taking part in things, esp. in a way that seems unfriendly

Does this sound like the pensitivity101 you’ve come to know over the years?

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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have an elderly dog called Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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11 Responses to FOWC with Fandango — Aloof

  1. Sadje says:

    Nopes, not at all. Really the reverse of aloof. Very kind friendly and generous.

  2. Fandango says:

    Based upon your posts, I would describe you as anything but aloof.

  3. Di, I don’t know who said that to you, but they couldn’t be further from the truth. You’re a real gem!! 😘

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