Me, Myself & I

The Sunshine Blogger Award

The lovely Ida from Around the Ward in 80 Days nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award because she’s such a wonderful chum 🙂

The Sunshine Blogger Award is an Award given to bloggers who are creative, positive and inspiring, while spreading “sunshine” to the blogging community.

The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and share their blog link.
  2. Answer the 11 questions that you were given.
  3. Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and create 11 new questions to go along with it.
  4. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post or on your blog.

So without further to-do here are the questions I was asked and my answers.

If you were magically given the abilities to do any job in the world, what would it be? The ability to actually write a novel as epic as what I imagine in my mind. The stories dance around taunting me up there but I can never do them justice on the page. I have wanted to be an author almost my entire life.

A weird little habit that you have? Off the top of my head I can’t think of one so I asked King and he said (and please don’t judge me on this) “what about when you open a tin of beans and sip the extra juice off the top before pouring it into the pan, that’s pretty weird.” yeah thanks Hun though wish you could have thought of something else 😂

Do you believe in ghosts? When my dad died I did and then every time a loved one has passed away after this I have for a day or two fearing their ghost will visit me but in general, no.

Where do you get your ideas for blog posts? My mind? Sorry less sarcastic answer now 😊 ideas don’t tend to really come from anywhere in particular at the minute they just pop to mind and I put them on a mind map app I’ve got the ideas usually pop up while I’m walking the dog but they aren’t usually inspired by something.

How long does it take you to write a post? About a week – 6 days and 23 hours to procrastinate and an hour of actual writing (with the hour being spread out through the week not just sitting down for an hour straight)

What’s your pet peeve? People who have their phone on speaker but still hold it up to their ear! I can’t explain why it annoys me so much it just does!

What sort of blogs do you follow yourself? Because my blog is a little bit of everything I follow a little bit of everything. If you write with passion and you have a good attitude towards others in the community I follow but I think you can tell when people are in it for the wrong reason like freebies.

How long have you been blogging? Mid April 2018 – so basically a month.

How has the ‘journey’ been so far? Crazy I’ve made some really great chums so far and it’s been so nice to have a safe place to go to be honest. I didn’t want to get weighed down with not having many followers or views and that has been getting to me a little the past week or so and I’ve had moments where I’ve not felt quite good enough but I know I’m doing the best I can and giving as much time as I can around my 9 to 5.

Has Anything Surprised You About Blogging? Not really in all honesty, I think because I’ve had 2 blogs before and one of them was a pretty fair size in terms of followers and interaction I feel pretty comfortable with it especially since this is so much more relaxed for me because it’s not a niche it’s everything.

What would your perfect day be like? I’d wake up and not have to “what’s the point” battle that plagues every morning. Glass of fresh apple juice and a warmed up pain au chocolate while reading a good book – and I’d be able to read it with out the dark cloud interrupting and distracting – I would have a driving lesson that went 100% well instead of the patchy lessons I tend to have. Me and King would then go to the Bronte village for the day and walk along the moors to the falls and when we got back we’d sit in the Villette Cafe and have cream scones and a pot of tea. When we got home we’d get some snacks, order a pizza get the big jedi dressing gown up (because it covers us both) and watch a film (Deadpool is our favourite) till we inevitably nod off (before the end, always!)

I wasn’t sure who to nominate because I didn’t know who’d done it already. If I’ve nominated you and you’ve already done it I’m sorry.

I Nominate: Sunshine, Raindrops and Tea in the Garden / Ruth in Revolt / Infertility and Life / Sapphistication / Seeking Sammy

My Questions – some may seem frivolous but I think you can tell a lot about a person from their answers to frivolous questions:

  1. What pushed you to start your blog?
  2. Favourite animal and why?
  3. What’s your advice for new blogs – 1 do and 1 don’t
  4. What top 3 things would you tell your teenage self?
  5. What’s your Favourite TV show
  6. Which TV show can’t you stand
  7. What’s the best chocolate bar?
  8. Dinner or Tea – what do you call your evening meal (there is only one correct answer lol)?
  9. How do you practice self care?

16 thoughts on “The Sunshine Blogger Award

  1. Haha! That is not a weird habit at all! I just asked my fiancé a weird habit I have and he said that “there are too many to count that it almost all seems normal” hahah. You are not alone girl – weird habits unite!

    ☼ cabin twenty-four

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    1. 😂😂 I love that “almost too many to count that it almost all seems normal” yeah that’s pretty much King’s response because he could really have picked any number of weird things I do 🤣


  2. Congratulations on winning the sunshine blogger award! Wow, you’ve been blogging for a month and you’re already going strong. Keep it up! Glad you’re feeling comfortable with it! Thanks for sharing these answers :).
    Nancy ♥

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  3. So… you like bean juice huh? LOL

    “People who have their phone on speaker but still hold it up to their ear! I can’t explain why it annoys me so much it just does!”

    Yes!!!!! Actually, anyone in public with their phone on speaker phone annoys me. I don’t want to hear your conversation people!

    I decided to answer your questions for your nominees because… well why not?

    What pushed you to start your blog? – I needed an outlet to talk about reading & books!

    Favourite animal and why? – Elephant because how fun would it be to have a pet elephant?

    What’s your advice for new blogs – 1 do and 1 don’t – DO: Blog for yourself. DONT: Worry about followers and stats. Blogging should be for YOU first.

    What’s your Favourite TV show – I don’t really watch TV, but I’ll say Gilmore Girls and Roseanne

    Which TV show can’t you stand? – Most every show thats on TV

    What’s the best chocolate bar? – Twix

    Dinner or Tea – what do you call your evening meal (there is only one correct answer lol)? – I’ve never heard evening meal called tea… We call it dinner or supper if you live in the south 🙂

    How do you practice self care? – I exercise 🙂

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    1. Aw man don’t get me started on speaker phones in public, I could rant all day about it and still have more to say 😂.

      I adore elephants! If someone asked me my favourite animal I wouldn’t be able to pick between my top 4 – Elephants, Giraffes, Foxes or Penguins

      Did you watch the Gilmore Girls reboot (the one with all the season changes?) Thought it was a bit of a flop.

      What types of excercise helps you the most, I get the feeling you’re a runner and a yoga type person for relaxing?


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