5 Fandom Friday: 5 Things in My Purse at All Times

I started this thinking ‘What a restricive topic, who has different stuff in their purse?’ I mean there’s just money, debit card, drivers license, Riley’s guitar plectrum and random receipts. But then I realised… oh, hey… this is probably meaning the American definition of purse so… what you’re actually asking me is 5 Things in My Bag at All Times?

Now this does vary depending on the bag I’m carrying and where I’m going. When I’ve got my rucksack there’s a lot more in it than when I’ve got my little bag. So, in my rucksack I have:

Medication Pretty important this one, although sometimes making me feel like a walking Boots. At minimum, I have my inhaler, ibuprofen, cocadamol, sertraline, propanolol and iron pils.

A book/my kindle To be fair, I commute to and from work so I always need something to read to kill the time. I have my kindle in case I finish the physical book. Also works as something of a security blanket when going into situations I’m not sure what’s happening and I’m on my own.
If I’ve got my small bag, it’s the kindle only

Planner/pen/notebook Either my diary and a pen or a notebook and a pen. Sometimes both, depending on where I’m going, what I’m doing and who I’m with. Well you never know when you’re going to need to make a note of something, write something down or, as a writer – when inspiration is going to strike.
If I’ve got my small bag, it’s a small notebook & a pen.

Wallet As mentioned up there, money and ID. Plus it’s a nice geeky emblem because it has a nice little SGC design on it.

The last item is Keys or Phone because these two vary between being in my pocket or being in my bag. Again, it depends on what bag I’ve got, where I’m going etc
House keys & car keys – I won’t get very far without these. I also have a radar key for using the disabled toilets.
Phone – I cannot live without it. It’s like missing my left arm if I don’t have it with me. My music lives on it too! But also there’s the safety issue as I’m a disabled woman travelling on my own a lot of the time

2 thoughts on “5 Fandom Friday: 5 Things in My Purse at All Times

  1. What do I always have in my bag?

    Makeup Eyeliner, lipgloss, handcream and moisturiser at a minimum. Sometimes mascara, foundation, eyeshadow. It all depends on the look of the day

    Plasters Or band aids, as Americans call them. I have a five year old, they’re pretty essential. Also for those moments when your shoes rub your heel or you break a nail

    Portable phone charger An Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger, if you really want to know

    Mints Bad breath isn’t welcome in any situation, so I’ve always got either gum or mints

    Tissues I mentioned a five year old… And, well, you never want to be without a tissue when you can feel a sneeze coming on!

  2. Wallet which is a Hello Kitty Wallet, Sonic Screwdriver(Dr Who) because you never know when you are going to need it. My Pokemon Kanto Badges to go to the Elite Four, Hello Kitty sunglasses, and also my keys and Sailor Moon lanyard.

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