Hello friends, how are you? After last week’s post where I answered all of your blogging and reading-related questions, I am back today with Part 2 of this insane Q&A. I am completely amazed by ALL of your enthousiasm and questions, seriously, THANK YOU for making this little 500 followers celebration AWESOME. THANK YOU so, so much!
Aimal @ Bookshelves & Paperbacks and Jamie @ Watch Game Read asked:
🔹 What’s your favorite type of music? Favorite artist at the moment? Favorite song?
I think I listen to pop music the most? I don’t know, I really love pop and rock mostly, I think? My favorite artist of the moment is Sia, my favorite band has to be The Veronicas, and my favorite song is When You Look Me In The Eyes (yes, from the Jonas Brothers. Sorry?). I love lots of songs and artists, Taylor Swift, Adele, James Bay, You Me At Six, there are so many ahah.
🔹What are some things you do besides reading? Do you play a sport? An instrument? (also asked by Shar @ Virtually Read, Reg @ She Latitude, Aila @ One Way or An Author, CW @ Read, Think, Ponder)
Well hm you kind of summed up my life here, what am I supposed to say? Haha. I do love writing, even if I don’t do it as much as I’d want to. I’m going to get to it soon again, I miss it so much. I have a huge love for tv shows as well, and for food. Does that count? YES I’ll say food is glorious so it counts?! I don’t play any sports or any instruments for that matter, I cruelly lack the creativity to do so. I guess I’m good at planning travels and stuff, and otherwise I’d say I’m a pretty boring person?
🔹 What area of France do you live in?
Well, right now I’m studying, or more like interning, on the very North of France, but I am living, and moving back home to the very East of France, right next to Germany…here’s a peek at my lovely home.
Beth @ Reading Every Night asked:
🔹 What is the favorite place you’ve ever been to in the world, and where is one place you desperately want to visit sometime in the near future?
Right now, my favorite place in the world is London (UK). I fell in love with this city years ago, there’s something about it that just feels like home.
Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks asked:
🔹 If you could travel to three places in the entire world, with no problems with money or time, where would you go?
Hm, I think the places I want to visit the most right now are Australia and New Zealand (SO far away), The West Coast of the United States and Scandinavian countries. I kind of cheated there, didn’t I?
Louise @ Genie Reads asked:
🔹In your travelling experience, so far what is your favorite dish/food/cuisine and what country is it from?
Okay, I’m going to be very selfish and self-centered here, and I APOLOGIZE. I do love a lot of food, but to be honest, my favorite kind of food remains French food. I mean, baguette, macarons and ugh I love it all so much.
Summer @ xinsings asked:
🔹What are a few tips you’d give to foreigners that plan to visit France? (Maybe something along the lines of etiquette… Like what is commonly accepted worldwide but would be rude to the French…?)
Hm, that’s such a good question, Summer, and it’s so good I actually don’t know how to answer it, haha. I guess everything I do seem so normal for me? Well, hm, first thing I can think of is, hugs. I know in America a lot of people greet each other with hugs, but well, French are into kissing (on the cheek, haha) to say hello. It’s called, “la bise”. Hm, in English it’s SO practical because you actually all say “you”, whether it’s to a stranger or your mom. In France, we use two different pronouns for that. “tu” is what you would say to someone you’re close to, and “vous” is to address your boss, strangers and everything.
Kat @ Life & Other disasters asked:
🔹 What’s a place you always wanted to see but haven’t yet?
HARD QUESTION Kat, why are you doing this to me?! I want to go everywhere. I really want to visit ALL of England (I’m so in love with that country), go to Canada, the West Coast of the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden…I can go on for hours, haha.
Michelle @ The Writing Hufflepuff asked:
🔹 Is there a hilarious travel story you want to share with us?
Hilarious? Funny thing, I can’t think of anything hilarious, and the only thing that came to mind is when we (my sister and I) were stuck 12 HOURS in Washington D.C because our flight was delayed. Yeah, that’s not hilarious ahah.
Anushka Anand asked:
🔹 What’s your screen wallpaper?
Right now, it’s a picture I took of London a few years ago, seen from above, from the Shard.
Shanti @ Virtually Read asked:
🔹 What’s a language you want to learn?
Oh that’s a good question…and I have no idea how to answer this?! I would love to learn Swedish, I don’t know why?
🔹Which song is stuck in your head right now?
Right now, I have Nick Jonas’ Jealous stuck in my head…
Reg @ She Latitude asked:
🔹What food do you like to eat? Do you have a favorite cuisine/restaurant?
I LOVE FOOD so much ahah this is an unfair question, I will write for hours now. Hm, I love Italian food so, so much, I’m not into too spicy stuff, ahah. I love French food, am I allowed to say this?
🔹 What’s a bad habit that you have?
Now that’s easy, it’s, worrying. And freaking out, way too much. I’m a huge bowl of stress, all the freaking time, and I worry about everything, really. It’s not good every day, but well.
Fatima @ NoteablePad asked:
🔹 A genie appears to grant you 3 wishes. What would those wishes be?
This is probably the hardest question out of EVERYTHING on here, and for that, thank you Fatima, ahah. I love you, I’m kidding. You are quite one of the sweetest person on here. Okay, so three wishes…Honestly, I think I’d wish for, you know, the most basic stuff like happiness for me and my family, health, and enough money and time to read the books I want to read and travel the world. Does that make four wishes….?
Lydia Tewkesbury @ 22 is still young adult asked:
🔹How you are dealing with the big scary world? I hope it’s being kind to you.
I’m…not?! I am SO SCARED ahah, I just want to live with all my books.
🔹 Other than books what is your most treasured possession?
I’m not thinking about an object or something material right now, mainly because I can’t find anything, ahah, but I really want / need to say, my family.
Jess @ JbelksBooks asked:
🔹 What is something about yourself that you REALLY love?
Wow, haha. That’s not really a question I’m used to answer, I’m not the most confident person out there. I think I really like – and hate as well ahah – that I’m quite a hard-worker, in life and on blogging, and everything. I try and do my best and give my all in everything I really care about and/or want to succeed in.
Shar @ Virtually Read asked:
🔹 What do you study at university?
I’m on my second year of Masters’, and I’m going to get soon my Master’s degree in, well, the French name of it won’t really speak to any of you ahah, so basically it’s a masters’ in writing and communication.
🔹What do you want to do in the future (Apart from read a lllll the books, duh)?:)😀 ;D
I want to read, I want to travel the world, I want to find something that’s work, but that feels rewarding and makes me happy on a daily basis.
Donna @ Chocolaten Waffles Blog asked:
🔹What’s the name of your laptop? I name all of my stuff, so I assume everyone does xD
Actually, my laptop doesn’t have a name…? But I really want to know YOUR LAPTOP’s NAME now, Donna, please share.
🔹 Chocolatine ou petit pain au chocolat?? This one is very important!
PETIT PAIN AU CHOCOLAT! (This is a French debate, I’ll explain it to you guys: basically, three-quarters of France are calling THIS, a petit pain au chocolat, and some others are obstinate and calling that chocolatine…Yes. Us French people are weird, right? But look at this glorious pain au chocolat.)
🔹 What’s the third thing you do when you wake up?
Hm, let me think…I’m going to assume it’s a working day? So, first thing, turning off my alarm, second thing, probably yawning or letting out some kind of bad word because I don’t want to wake up hahaha, so third would be….checking my phone for texts?
Victoria @ The Petite Book Blogger asked:
🔹 What is your favorite dessert?
I LOVE dessert, it’s my favorite part of every meal, to be honest. My favorite dessert of all times has to be chocolate cake, or what we call here in France, a, fondant….
The Orangoutan Librarian asked:
🔹 Favorite tv show at the moment?
I am completely obsessed by Jane The Virgin, so I’m going to go with that. Baby Daddy makes me laugh so hard though. And Devious Maids is completely, DEVIOUS. I love it. Oh, you said one show? Sorry?
🔹Favorite tv show of all time?
Forever and always Friends. I saw every episode a billion times, I know all of them by heart, and I LOVE IT.
Summer @ xinsings asked:
🔹 What item do you possess that holds the most sentimental value?
I just love holding on to things I loved, and travelling tickets really are special to me, as are pictures on my walls and everything. I keep almost all of my travelling tickets and they always remind me of great days, so…I’d maybe go with that. I could talk about books but…let’s not, ahah.
🔹 What was your earliest memory? (Like when you were a baby… Or toddler?)
Is it wrong of me to say, I can’t remember? Haha, no, but seriously, I have a terrible memory for these things, and I can’t remember anything when I was a baby…though I remember annoying my sister a lot to bring me toys and stuff. Sorry ahah.
Liam @ Liam’s Library asked:
🔹What’s one talent or skill you most wished you could master and why?
Oh I wish I could do so many things ahah, I wish I could dance, play the piano, write like it’s art, blog like a queen, I just DON’T know what to pick, haha.
🔹What’s your favorite time period or one you wished you could live in (for a time anyway!)?
I don’t know, I feel like things were easier when I was a child, because my mom put books in my crib and I didn’t have to do all these adult things. CAN I SAY THAT?
🔹 What’s your favorite quote, or your life mantra if you have one?
Oh that one’s actually easy. I have two in mind, actually. One’s from John Green (you did see that coming, right…): “Maybe there’s something you’re afraid to say, or someone you’re afraid to love, or somewhere you’re afraid to go. It’s gonna hurt. It’s gonna hurt because it matters.”
And another one is: “When you think about giving up, remember why you held on for so long.”
Yarravy @ Hiraeth for the pages asked:
🔹What is a really embarrassing story that’s happened to you? *queue evil laugh*
Oh wow, you are SO mean. I don’t even know what to answer to that. It’s embarrassing when you fall right in front of the school because it snowed the night before and well, you just slip. I’m clumsy and sometimes I wish I wasn’t, ahah.
🔹 What is your plan in the case of a zombie apocalypse and would you survive?
I have no plan and no, I probably won’t. So let’s hope this doesn’t happen, haha.
Kat @ Life & Other Disasters asked:
🔹 If you could have any job in the world, what would you want to do for a living?
This question is probably the hardest thing to answer, because it makes me sad to think about it, but dreamy as well. It’s funny, asking me this a few months earlier, I would have said, writing, and being a writer full-time. And even if I do love writing and it would be such a dream, I think it would be a dream as well to be able to talk about YA books all day. Work for a YA books publisher and just fangirl all day.
CW @ Read, Think, Ponder asked:
🔹 When you were 10, what was your dream?
When I was 10, my dream was to be a famous writer. I won’t show you the things I wrote because, well, I was ten ahah and I wrote about magic, haunted little houses in the forest and stuff.
🔹What is one of your biggest aspirations in life?
See the answer above, I think as of today, it’s still one of my biggest aspirations. Otherwise I’d just say, to be happy, because I’m a cheesy marshmallow.
🔹What is a random non-bookish fact about yourself?
I think I care way too much and I’m sometimes going a bit crazy over it, ahah. I tend to get obsessed about some things once I start, and it’s either a good, or a bad thing. I’m a very anxious person as well. And hm,… I love minions. Here are three random facts haha.