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Friday, 22 November 2013

Sunshine Award!

Hello everyone :)

I am so excited to have been nominated for a Sunshine Award from the amazing Lindsey over at whimsical allure and I can't wait to get on and do this post. It's always lovely to hear that people actually like to read your blog, so thank you Lindsey!


1. Post 11 random facts about yourself
2. Answer 11 facts from the nominating blogger
3. Nominate 11 lovely bloggers who you feel bring sunshine to the world of blogging, and notify them!
4. Write 11 questions for those you nominated

Also, don't forget to acknowledge the nominating blogger :)

So here we go then....

11 Facts about me: 

1. I like to study and learn new things, and am actually a little bit of a geek.
2. It has always been my ambition to run a marathon. 
3. I love to paint. 
4. I'm a little bit addicted to salt and vinegar crisps.
5. I have an obsession with candles and my house in full of them. 
6. I moved from London to live in a tiny little village in Yorkshire. 
7. I love my family more than anything in the world. 
8. I've always wanted a Pug, and if I got one I'd call him Wilson. 
9. I have Vogue on subscription, have every issue stacked up from the last 6 years, and even have a copy of the June 1991 edition (the year and month I was born). 
10. I have my own special mug to have my coffee in every morning. 
11. I seem to get ill or injured a lot, and I mean a lot. Good job my sister pretty much runs York Hospital!

Her Questions For Me:

1. What is your favorite book?
     The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde 

2. What’s the one beauty item you cannot do without
     I'd have to say mascara. Even if I don't bother too much with makeup, I don't feel comfortable without mascara on. 

3. Tea or Coffee?
Coffee.. I can't function without my coffee in a morning!

4. What is your favorite season?
Probably Spring. I love seeing all the colour and pretty patterns come out after winter.

5. If you could tell your 18 year old self something, what would it be? 
Relax and enjoy being 18, don't worry about the future cause it sorts itself out :) 

6.What is your dream vacation destination? 
I'd love to go to America and travel round, or go to Italy. I have Hawaii in mind for my honeymoon.

7. What is your favorite online shop? 
Ahhhh this is a hard one! I love ASOS, they seem to have everything, but ill have to go with

8. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Honestly, I'm pretty happy where I am! 

9. It's Christmas time, do you prefer eggnog or hot cocoa? 
Hot cocoa all the way.. with marshmallows <3 

10. What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? 
I did pretty well at school and while I was there had some philosophy articles published in journals, I am very proud of that, but honestly, I'm bad with money, so saving enough for my own place with my other half is something I'm really proud of too. 

11. What is your guilty pleasure?  
Probably drinking more wine than I should while listening to cheesey music :P shh.... don't tell! 

Now I Nominate: 

My Questions: 

1. Who is your favorite band/singer?
2. What 3 things would you take with you on a desert island?
3. What would your dream job be?
4. If you could have one magical power, what would it be?
5. What is your fondest memory?
6. You're given £1,000 to go shopping, what do you buy first?
7. Do you have any hidden talents?
8. What is/was your favorite subject at school?
9. What is your most annoying/worst habit? 
10. What is your favorite thing to eat?
11. What is your favorite thing about blogging? 

So there we go, that's me finished :) thank you again to Lindsey for nominating me (link to her wonderful blog here). I've loved answering the questions, and to those I've nominated, let me know when you've done posts so I can have a look. Love all your blogs, they're brilliant and you should all be proud :) 

Thank you for reading! 

Love to you all x


  1. Aw thank you so much for the nomination! I will be spreading the love tomorrow!

  2. I've always meant to read Dorian Gray and never gotten around to it. Thanks for the reminder! Great post!

    Whimsical Allure

  3. Thanks a million! Xx