Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

Thank you so much to Gabbie over at The Opinionated One for nominating me to participate in the Sunshine Blogger Award! This award is such a great way to get to know other bloggers, and the blogging community over on twitter is always soooo supportive.

So, what is the Sunshine Blogger Award? This award is given to bloggers who show creativity, positivity, and inspiration. Once a blogger is nominated, they are required to write a post in which they:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated them and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated them.
  • Nominate 11 other blogs and give them 11 new questions to answer.
  • Notify your nominees and display the Sunshine Blogger Award in your post.

I cannot wait to read everyone’s responses, and I hope you enjoy mine!

If you could meet up with anyone, dead or alive who would it be?

WHAT A GREAT QUESTION. Aghh, it is so tricky to pick! I think the shortlist would be Barack Obama, JK Rowling, Jane Austen (bae) and Malala Yousafzai (what an absolute legend). Probably not together, but also let’s just take a mo to imagine those conversations. Dang.

What is your favourite movie and why?

I love a lot of movies ngl and it depends what I’m in the mood for on the day. One of my all time faves is 1996, Twister. Also up there would be HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban, August: Osage County, About Time, LOTR Two Towers, Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri, and Avengers Infinity War.

What fictional place would you most like to visit and why?

Hogwarts, because who wouldn’t?? I could live the HP dream and sit in the common room, tackle the staircases and have dinner in the Great Hall. I would have said Hobbiton but I’m hoping to visit the actual set one day, so it feels kinda less fictional tbh since I know it’s out there in the middle of NZ.

What Hogwarts House are you a member of?

Well on Pottermore I’m a Hufflepuff, but the sorting hat at HP world in Hollywood told me Gryffindor soooo for Ron, I’m gonna go with Gryffindor. Mainly to get a knitted sweater from Mrs Weasley for Christmas.

What was your favourite holiday and why?

Last year my family and I went to the states and did a road trip of California, Nevada and Arizona. It was amazing, and I have so many incredible memories from that holiday, including watching the sun set over the Grand Canyon.

What do you want for Christmas?

Probs more pyjamas. I just love them.

What do you wish you could spend less time doing?

Driving. I seem to be driving everywhere, I wish I could walk or cycle instead, but I think the hour drive to Leicester might take a tad too long to walk.

How different was your life a year ago?

Incredibly different, I can’t really believe how much has changed. A year ago I lived in York, I was single, a full-time student, poorer, more anxious, I’d just put a play on about a day in the life of your teeth. OH and I’d just accidentally stabbed myself in the hand with a butter knife as I was super stressed! Would not recommend. FYI stress kills. I’m now working two jobs, doing an MA one day a week, blogging more regularly (huzzah), in a relationship, and living in the south – where I belong.

What are you most likely to become famous for and why?

Hmm I think writing, if not then as a Shakira or Korg impersonator. Give me a drink and you’ll see what I mean.

What do you think your spirit animal is and why?

I’d say a dog, because I’m kinda unpredictable, scatty, weird and yet loveable.

What movie or TV show impacted your life most?

I’d have to say Friends mainly because I’ve watched it sooo much over the past 8 years or so, I’ve practically gone through my teens watching an episode a day. Whatever my mood, Friends is the solution.

My Questions:

  1. If your house was on fire and you had time to get one object, what would you grab?
  2. Which book can you read over and over again and never tire with?
  3. If you had no fear what is the first thing you would do?
  4. What is your dream job?
  5. What does feminism mean to you?
  6. Did you ever think you’d be a blogger when you were younger?
  7. When did you surprise yourself?
  8. In what way has your life turned out differently than you thought it would?
  9. Tell me one thing I might not know about you.
  10. Name three films you love.
  11. What place in the world would you love to visit?

My Nominees:

Chloe over at C Inside 

Savannah at justsavxnnah

Emily over at Emily Aagaard

Bella-Rose over at Thoughts with N

Sarah at See the Stars

Gemma over at Gemma Louise

Cat over at Lady Law Student

Rhiannon at Wales to Wherever

Charlie at The Rutland Blogger

Chloe at Chloe Chats

Harriet at The Harrieella Project

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  • Chloe Chats says:

    Thank you so much for nominating me! I’m looking forward to writing up this post ๐Ÿ™‚

    Chloe x

  • Hannah says:

    I am going to visit York in a few weeks time and since you lived there for University, I thought you would be the best person to ask for recommendations of things to do whilst I am there. Places to visit, things to do, places to eat – I would love to hear it all! xx

  • Hannah says:

    I am going to be in York in a few weeks time and would love some suggestions of things to do and see and places to eat! xx

  • rhiydwi says:

    I think you might be my spirit animal! Our dead or alive people are almost spot on identical (with the addition of Bob Marley for me), Gryffindor FTW (although I like to think of myself as a Ravenclaw at times) and Hobbiton was my dream destination until I finally went there in May!
    Thanks so much for the nomination, I’m sure I’ve done it before somewhere but can’t seem to find the post now. Probably hidden in my many, many, many drafts or “private” posts. I really enjoyed reading your answers! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Jess Bacon says:

      Oh my days, thatโ€™s exciting! Iโ€™m gonna stalk your blog and find it now ๐Ÿ˜… did you love hobbiton? Iโ€™m so jealous!! No worries, I love your blog so wanted to nominate you๐Ÿ˜Š

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