Monday, 14 January 2013

The Liebster Award

I was tagged by both Rachel and Penny to do the Liebster Award.

The Rules

  • The nominees must link back to the Blogger who awarded them
  • If you are nominated, write '11 random facts' about yourself, then answer the 11 questions the awarder wrote for you
  • Make up 11 new questions to be answered, then nominate some other bloggers to take part

11 Random Facts About Me

  1. I can do the alphabet in sign language
  2. I don't like animals (I know, I know, I must be evil)
  3. I used to do figure skating and karate to a pretty high level before I quit both (leaving my mother's heart in tatters)
  4. I'm the most impatient person in the world. I can't even wait for a bus
  5. I was brought up around race horses but haven't really ridden since a serious accident when I was 6 left me in hospital for a month
  6. My favourite movies are Magnolia, Match Point & Almost Famous
  7. I used to be really into amateur dramatics and made a short film that won a few awards (I ain't telling you the name of it though in case it's still out there on the internet)
  8. I have really weird shaped toes (apparently)
  9. I'd give it all up for Jude Law
  10. I have a fear of eating two different animals at the same time (no chicken and bacon sandwiches for me)
  11. I don't have any wisdom teeth

My Questions From Penny

  1. How old are you? 29 (30 this year - eeeeek)
  2. What are your favourite boys and girls names? Ava is by far my favourite girls name but I'm afraid I am stuck on the boys name. I would be seriously struggling if we had a boy......
  3. If you could have any career, what would it be? Restaurant critic (a very rich and successful one)
  4. Who are the three people you consider your heroes/heroines? My boyfriend because he has the most amazing outlook on life and selflessly only ever wants to make Ava & I happy, my Mum for overcoming lots of obstacles to make a good life for my sister & I and my daughter for turning what was an incredibly sad period of my life into an amazing one
  5. What has been the proudest moment of your life so far? It's a cliche but every single day I feel immensely proud when I look at Ava
  6. What ambitions do you have? The be successful, to be rich and to be happy
  7. Do you have a lucky number? I've always been drawn to the number 7. I have no idea why
  8. If you won £17,000,000 on the lottery, what would you do with it? I would pay off all of my family's mortgages and then I would invest/buy up as much property as I could. Then I would retire onto my own private island and watch the interest roll in
  9. If you could spend two weeks anywhere in the world, where would you go? Port Douglas, Australia
  10. What is your favourite film/television programme? Lost in Translation and Up In The Air are also favourite films of mine. I'm ashamed to admit it but I'm addicted to soaps and reality telly
  11. If you could only read three books for the rest of your life, what would they be? Veronika Decides To Die (Paulo Coelho), The Book Thief (Markus Zusak) and The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)

My Questions from Rachel

  1. If you were invisible for a day, where would you go and what would you do? I would spend the day at Ava's nursery watching how she interacted with others when I wasn't around
  2. Have you ever googled yourself and been surprised by what you found? I've been surprised by how easy it is to find my blog
  3. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? New York
  4. What is the best book you have read? The Kite Runner
  5. What is your favourite film? As above
  6. When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up? A famous actress, then I discovered boys and drinking
  7. What was the last song or album you bought or downloaded? Lana Del Rey
  8. If you could only take three items to a desert island, what would you choose? Tweezers, wine and popcorn
  9. Do you have any goals you hope to achieve in 2013? To get my own business off the ground and to make Ava & S as happy as possible
  10. What is your most treasured possession? My daughter - she's still my possession (for now)
  11. Which three words would you use to describe yourself? Girly, impatient, thoughtful

I now have to tag some other bloggers to do this but I won't be even slightly offended it they don't!

Smoking Peaches

My Questions For Them Are.....

  1. How many boyfriends have you had?
  2. What food can't you live without?
  3. What's your hidden talent?
  4. What's the most embarrassing thing you have ever done when drunk?
  5. What's the best piece of advice you have ever been given?
  6. Does money make you happy?
  7. What habit of yours would you most like to break?
  8. Do you sleep naked?
  9. Any New Year's resolutions?
  10. Did you do well in school?
  11. Favourite place in the world?


P said...

I don't have any wisdom teeth either.... i thought i was the only one. I also used to be into amateur dramatics too. Haha.

I will answer your questions in the next few days! x

Gia said...

Congrats on the award! I also heart jude law. Sigh.

Dawn Young said...

We are so alike sometimes! x

Dawn Young said...

Thanks love x

Leanne Cornelius said...

Thanks for sending the award my way :) I will get it up soon x