Kim, a New Zealand writer who blogs Writer Side Of Life, kindly nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award. The personal connection stirred me up a touch, I must say! What Kim published when she was highlighting her award can be found here:
The award nomination means answering eleven questions Kim asks, then nominating eleven bloggers for the same award, and putting to them eleven questions.
Here are Kim’s questions. The number eleven figures up front in the award challenge.
- What is your favourite place in the world?
- What do you want people to get out of your blog?
- Cat person or dog person?
- Who is your best author?
- What is your favourite comfort food?
- As a child, what did you dream of doing for a living?
- Most dangerous thing you’ve ever done?
- Would you trust a self-driving car?
- What’s the best thing about your own country?
- Which 3 famous people would you invite for dinner? (Dead or alive)
- What is your favourite quote?
What is your favourite place in the world?
My friend’s apartment with her cats.
What do you want people to get out of your blog?
I want visitors to the blog to be amused by what I publish and to feel better about their pursuits, even if only momentarily.
Cat person or dog person?
Who is your best author?
I recall the late Donald E. Westlake, many of whose novels published under his true name I have read in my life beginning when I was in junior high. Many of his titles are comic crime fiction. There have been filmed adaptations as well.
What is your favourite comfort food?
I enjoy a quick hot dog.
As a child, what did you dream of doing for a living?
Being a child, and having games of Monopoly and Pay Day at home, I would have liked big business, I think, at one time attempting to keep a Christmas savings ledger on paper.
Most dangerous thing you’ve ever done?
Trying to ride the Trans-Canada highway in the province of Manitoba, the VW Rabbit gave out and went off the medium, rolling three times and stopping once it was at a complete stop entirely upside down. I was dearly lucky I was belted in the back seat.
Would you trust a self-driving car?
Yes. I think much transportation will be self-driving come a few decades into the twenty-first century.
What’s the best thing about your own country?
It is freedom.
Which 3 famous people would you invite for dinner? (Dead or alive)
- Daisy Ridley
- Gary Vaynerchuk
- Megan Fox
What is your favourite quote?
“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” –Andy Warhol
The rules for the award challenge are as follows.
1. Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them.
2. Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated you.
3. Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.
4. Notify the nominees about it by commenting on one of their blog posts.
5. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post and/or your blog site.
Everyday Strange https://everydaystrangeblog.wordpress.com
The Inner Circle https://moonknight64.wordpress.com
Lovable Literature https://lovableliterature.wordpress.com
The Little Mermaid https://thelittlemermaid09.wordpress.com
Life Amazing https://lifeamazing.net
t e m e n o s https://thetemenosjournal.com
Ruined for Life: Phoenix Edition https://smkelly8.com/
Wandering NerdGirl https://wanderingnerdgirl.com
Artist by Beauty https://artistbybeauty.blog
Consciousness creates reality https://consciousnesscreatesreality.wordpress.com
My questions for you:
- What are your favourite social media platforms?
- Would you rather hear rock music or hip-hop?
- What is the subject you most enjoyed learning about in school?
- What is your favourite treat that is a “pick-me-up” for you?
- Do you feel desktop Windows has usefulness going into 2019?
- If you could customize any physical object you own to make it part of the Internet of Things, which object of yours would be better with Internet responsiveness?
- Who is your favourite Hollywood actor (actress)?
- What is your favourite candy bar?
- Have you travelled outside of your country?
- What sport most interests you?
11. What is a source of inspiration for you that you can turn to when drafting a blog post?