The Liebster Award


Just in case you’ve not heard of this award it’s  a chain blog award passed around between blogs to learn about their bloggers. Many thanks to JustBookish Thoughts for the nomination!

The Rules

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and link to their blog!
  2. Give your readers 11 random facts about yourself.
  3. Answer the 11 questions from the blog who nominated you.
  4. Nominate 11 bloggers to receive this award.
  5. Come up with 11 questions for your nominees!

Here’s my 11 random facts:

  1. I’m always cold
  2. I have a law degree
  3. Aggressive drivers irritate me
  4. I like routine
  5. I’ve done a tandem skydive from 11,000ft
  6. I talk in my sleep
  7. I can touch my nose with my tongue!
  8. I’ve never broken a bone
  9. I’m a sucker for a murder mystery
  10. I’ve been cautioned by the police (not sure I should admit this one)
  11. I failed my first driving test

My answers to JustBookish Thoughts questions:

1. What is your favourite book of all time?
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. How big is your current to-be-read list or shelf?
Around 80 books
3. If you could meet anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
Agatha Christie; I love her books and her writing style
4. What destination would you most like to visit?
Italy; Verona, Pisa, Rome, Milan all over…
5. What fictional destination would most you like to visit?
Narnia or Alice’s Wonderland
6. What is your favourite season and why?
Autumn, I like the change in the colour of the leaves
7. If you could learn any language in the world, what would it be?
8. Who is your favourite character from a book?
One of them is Jake Brigance from A Time to Kill; I loved that he fought against all the odds for justice
9. What is your favourite book to movie adaptation?
A Time to Kill
10. If you could play the lead in a book-to-movie adaptation, which character would you be? Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany’s; so glam!
11. Why did you start blogging?
To have a place for my random bookish thoughts

My nominations are:

  1. Tracey Book Lover
  2. Jera’s Jamboree
  3. Jane’s Patisserie
  4. BookBug’s World
  5. Northern Crime
  6. Feeling Fictional
  7. Confessions of a Readaholic
  8. Into the Bookcase
  9. Chocolate Pages
  10. Sugar Smile
  11. The Bookish Universe

I appreciate that taking part in these nominations take time so my questions for you are quick fire:

  1. Book or e-Reader?
  2. Bath or shower?
  3. Cats or dogs?
  4. Chocolate or cake?
  5. Fiction or non-fiction?
  6. Winter or summer?
  7. Coffee or tea?
  8. Early bird or night owl?
  9. Scrambled or fried eggs?
  10. Pen or pencil?
  11. Classic or modern?

Thanks for the nomination and I’m looking forward to hearing my nominees answers 🙂


  1. 23rd May 2015 / 7:22 am

    You dark horse…a law degree and a tandem skydive…I am mega-impressed 🙂

  2. 23rd May 2015 / 11:07 am

    Thank you for the nomination and nice to hear more about you. Of course, I’m intrigued by the caution?! And impressed by the sky dive, that would be amazing.
    I have done a Liebster before, but I might just do yours too. Thanks again for the lovely award.

  3. emilia m.
    23rd May 2015 / 12:08 pm

    thank you so much!

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