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The Liebster Award….Again!

By The Persephone Complex @hollycassell

Okay, so I’m not sure if this is against the rules or whatever, but I don’t care anyway! The three lovely ladies behind Carrie:Brighton, My Dearest Friend and Fly Away Vintage, have all nominated me for the Liebster award, and even though I already did it a couple of weeks ago for Andini Ria, I’m so flattered that people like my blog enough to nominate me FOUR TIMES that I couldn’t possibly let it go without showing how grateful I am! So the least I can do is answer all their questions. For those who don’t know that much about me, this will probably be a really helpful post…but I’ll totally forgive you if you get bored of hearing me talk about myself and want to scoot off somewhere else instead! I also wanted to do this because it gives me the chance to choose another 11 bloggers to nominate-the first 11 really wasn’t enough, not by a long-shot. So here goes. By the end of this mammoth questionnaire, you’ll know me better than my Dad does.
Questions by Jackie
1. What book are you reading right now? I’m re-reading The Annotated Brothers Grimm
2.   If you could travel to anywhere in the world, where would you go? I’d probably go to Tokyo, I’ve always wanted to go there3.   What's your favorite food? Oriental food is the best, probably something like cha han or pad thai4.   How did you meet your significant other? No significant other, very blissfully single, after long years of drama5.   Ocean or Mountains? Ocean6.   What's YOUR best advice? Say ‘yes’ to life7.   If you could spend an hour with anyone dead or alive who would it be? My maternal grandmother. She passed away when I was 1 year old and people always say I’m like her, so I would love to meet her properly <38.   What was your first job? I worked in a little bookshop for ten days, and then quit because my boss was a misogynist9.   What's your dream job? Fashion photographer10.  What's your biggest fear? Losing someone I love11.  What are you most proud of? The relationships I have with my family. People are always amazed at how close we are and it really makes me happy that I have such a profound bond with them.
Questions by Elle
  1. Name one of your obsessions Taking photos of everything, even the food I eat, lol
  2. Cats or dogs Cats cats cats! 
  3. What was the most life changing moment in your life? Impossible to answer. Maybe I’ll know in retrospect? 
  4. Most recent epic fail, haha. I went to have my hair dyed darker blonde and it became reddish brown instead…not happy 
  5. One thing you still don’t understand about anything I have a hard time understanding my own mind most of the time 
  6. The last great book you read ‘Pilgrimage’ by Annie Leibowitz. Technically a photo-book, but still… 
  7. 5 things you couldn’t live without Dancing, writing, taking photos, reading and love
  8. Most recent RAK (Random Act of Kindness) both given and received I’m astounded by the amount of kindness I receive on a daily basis. As for me, well, that would be bragging, wouldn’t it? Lol! 
  9. Top 5 songs that describe who you were in high school Very difficult. Maybe… Hurt by Johnny Cash, Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks, Playground Love by Air, Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush, and Skinny Love by Bon Iver
  10. Top 5 songs that describe who you are right now That’s too hard! I love so much music. The song that I think describes me best is probably Mystery Girl by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. There’s a line that goes ‘she was a primal institution, she was a danger to herself’ that makes me laugh with recognition whenever I hear it. 
  11. What was the craziest thing you’ve ever done? Y’all don’t wanna know that shiz
Questions by Carrie
1.Where is your favorite place to be? London (specifically North London, around Islington and Angel)   2. If you had to wear the same outfit for the rest of your life, what would it be? A Rodarte couture mini-dress 3. Which item in your make up bag can you not live without? True Match foundation, maybe? 4. Favourite movie? Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock 5. What did you want to be when you grow up, when you were little? A writer 6. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I want to live in London full-time soon <3 7. Favourite place to shop? Vintage, charity and thrift shops (so much fun!) 8. Mac or PC? PC all the way (a Vaio to be exact) 9. What is your favorite blog to read? My favorite blog of all time is Style Rookie 10. Who is your biggest inspiration in life? My mother 11. If you could be anyone in the history of the world for a day, who would you be? A warrior princess of some kind. Maybe Boudicea, or a Celtic queen. 
The Regular Rules:
  1. List 11 facts about yourself
  2. Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger that nominated you
  3. Choose 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers to nominate, and let them know they’ve been picked
  4. Write 11 new questions for them to answer
  5. And then leave a link back to the blogger that nominated you!
My Questions:
If you were an animal, what would you be?Who’s your favorite model?Who’s your favorite painter?What’s your favorite part of your day?What do you like most about blogging?Are you a night-owl or an early-bird?What music are you listening to right now?Would you consider yourself a girly-girl or a tomboy?What is your favorite flower?Pinterest or Instagram?Coffee or tea?
My Nominations!
GaroonsSomnambulisticaAnais Who?Fairytale In A BagBlue RosesAlexandra Lauren RoseBobbed CurlsHaley HereThe Adventurous Lifestyle LabVilte F Inspiration Lush

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