Monday, 25 August 2014

Liebster Award Nomination

 
1. Say 'Thank You' and link back to the blogger who nominated you.
2. Write 11 random facts about yourself.
3. Answer the 11 questions you have been asked from the blogger who nominated you.
4. Nominate 11 bloggers with under 200 followers and send them 11 questions to answer.
 
So... I was nominated very kindly by Paulette Lien of readeatlive.com for the Liebster Award. 
 Thank you for nominating me :)
 
11 random facts about me:
1. I have an obsession with music
2. I love Welsh Rugby
3. Most people know I suffer with Ulcerative Colitis, but I also have Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
4. I have a weird liking for anything featuring planes/plane crashes i.e; Aircrash Investigation/Seconds to Disaster etc.
5. I love to write
6. I rarely drink unless it's a really special occasion
7. I am about to encounter Student life phase 2.. this time as a mature student, studying a part time masters degree.
8. I once (or maybe more;)) auditioned for the X Factor and got quite far....
9. I have only been book blogging for a year
10. I am in an ABBA tribute band.
11. When I was younger I was a competitive swimmer (after reading This Is The Water I'm kind of glad I'm not anymore!)

The 11 questions I was asked;
1. WHAT IS THE FIRST BOOK YOU TRULY LOVED?
Argh, what a question.... The first book I can truly remember 'reading' is probably something like Charlotte's Web.

2. WHAT IS YOUR ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOK?
Another tough one... I adore Playing Away by Adele Parks, as its the novel that got me hooked on to her as an author. 

3. WHAT MEAL TRANSPORTS YOU TO ANOTHER PLACE?
Teriyaki chicken transports me straight back to Japan.

4. WHAT MUSIC, IF ANY HELPS YOU WRITE?
If LOVE music, but if I'm writing seriously I prefer silence.

5. WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRAVEL NEXT?
I'd love to go back to Japan.

6. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FORM OF PRINT?
Books of course :)

7. WHEN YOU GO SHOPPING WHAT KIND OF STORE DO YOU VISIT FIRST?
It depends what kind of shopping. But I'd usually start somewhere like John Lewis or House of Fraser.

8. FAVOURITE MOVIE OF THE LAST YEAR?
I think Frozen is the only film I've actually seen from last year.

9. DO YOU WATCH TV?
I do.

10. IF YOU DO WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE GENRE?
I like Crime/Thrillers, Historical/Period dramas (Downton Abbey...) and of course those plane crash shows!

11. WHAT JOB WOULD BE THE BEST FIT FOR YOU?
Right now I am in the perfect job for me, but if I could have any job I wanted, then I would be an author. No question about it. 

The bloggers I am nominating;

hellojanuaryuk.blogspot.com
http://rare-opal.blogspot.co.uk/
http://ablondelibrarian.blogspot.co.uk/
http://thelifeofathinker.wordpress.com/

I know I don't have 11 yet, but I have delayed posting this, so I will keep adding as I find people to nominate!

And the questions I'm asking :)
1. What are your obsessions apart from books?
2. List your top 5 authors.
3. A book that didn't live up to the hype.
4. A book that exceeded the hype.
5. A book you would love to see as a film.
6. Something about you that no one else knows.
7. Favourite holiday read.
8. Bookbridgr, Netgalley or Edelweiss?
9. Would you write a book? If so what would it be about?
10. Favourite book cover/jacket?
11. Favourite translated novel?
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