The Infinity Dreams Award

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Okay, so we all know that I am terrible at doing award posts! I am always late (often months) and I never do it in the right order and for that I am sorry. It’s so difficult to come up with all the facts about myself, but the Infinity Dream Award offers me the possibility to answer some questions and that’s a lot easier. So, HUGE THANK YOU for nominating me and being patient to Cátia @The Girl Who Read Too Much, Jordan @Words … I Need Words and finally also Rae @Bookmarkchronicles!

Rules: (and prepare for some cheating on my part)

1. Thank and follow the blog that nominated you.

2. Tell us 11 facts about yourself.

3. Answer the questions that were set for you to answer.

4. Nominate 11 bloggers and set questions for them.

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The Beautiful Blogger & Lovely Blog Award!

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First, I want to apologize for doing this so late. It’s been months and I feel terrible!!! You guys really want to know a ton of facts about me and I’m seriously running out of things to say. Still, it is nice to get nominated so big thanks to Alicia @Caffeine and Books for nominating me for the Beautiful Blogger Award and to Lauren @Fandom Addict and Flo @Flowless Books for nominating me for the Lovely Blog Award! Check out their blogs if you haven’t yet, they are absolutely great and awesome people to talk to.

Again, let’s start with the rules:

  • Link to the blogger who nominated you. (check!)
  • List seven random facts about you. (same for both awards)
  • Nominate 7 beautiful bloggers and 15 lovely ones and notify them. (I will do a mix for both but not 22 people, let’s not make this an overkill!)
  • Keep the rules in your post to make sure everyone knows what to do.

7 Facts About Myself:

  1. I am a Leo, because I was born in August, but I don’t think that the characteristics of the sign fit me very well. Leos are supposed to be buoyant and confident and charming – that does not always feel like me.
  2. I have a book called The Tucci Table which is a cook book by Stanley Tucci and his family. I even baked some cakes featured in the book and they were really tasty, even though maybe a little too sweet. I think I would use it more often if I didn’t have to convert all the measurements though. If you know about my Tucci-idolization, you know how happy I am about that book!
  3. I have a drivers license for donkeys and I don’t know why. It was something you could get during one of my holidays years back and I guess it was fun riding a donkey.
  4. I’ve met the President of my home country, Austria, and he was very nice. Also very short.
  5. Everybody tells me that I look more like my dad, but that I act like my mum, which in turn makes me look like her.
  6. I used to share short stories and unfinished longer stories on a website called Figment. I am not sure how I feel about those now, but if you want to check them out, click here. (Remember they are old!!)
  7. I think about the past and what could have been a lot, but in if I could go back in time and retrace my steps, I wouldn’t do a single thing differently because I like where I am now.

My Nominees:

The Beautiful Blogger Award

The Lovely Blog Award

*If you are swamped with awards/tags, simply don’t want to do it or have any other reason not to make a post, feel free to ignore this nomination!!! 

Starlight Blogger Award!

I got nominated for the Starlight Blogger Award by my lovely friend Cristina @My Tiny Obsessions. We’ve started blogging roughly at the same time and have nominated each other for a couple of those awards now. If you follow our blogs (and you really should!!!) you’ve probably noticed our endless discussions in the comments before. Just for the record, I also want to note that I would have totally nominated her for this award, but re-nominating the person who’s nominated you is bad form.

THE RULES:

1. Thank the giver and link their blog to your post.

2. Answer the 3 original questions and then the 3 new questions from your nominator given to you.

3. Nominate your 6 favorite bloggers! In your nominees I would like for you to think at the light emanating from the stars the ones that truly touch your soul with their work, the ones that are the light for you a true STARLIGHT Blogger.

4. Please pass the award on to 6 or more other Bloggers of your choice and let them know that they have been nominated by you.

5. Include the logo of the award in a post or on your Blog, please never alter the logo, never change the 3 original questions answer that first then answer the 3 new questions from your nominator and never change the Award rules.

6. Please don’t delete this note:

The design for the STARLIGHT Bloggers Award has been created from YesterdayAfter. It is a Copyright image, you cannot alter or change it in any way just pass it to others that deserve this award.

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THE ORIGINAL QUESTIONS:

1. If you could meet anyone from throughout history, who and why?
Such a tough question! I’d like to meet some former Austrian royalty, because it is so odd to think that my country was once a monarchy. I’d like to see how that was. I’d probably go back to the time of the Emperor and Empress Franz Josef and Sissi, just to see how their relationship really was like. (hint: probably nothing like the movies)

2. What is your favorite book and why?
I cannot answer that with clear conscience. I love so many books, but I can tell you that my favourite book from the summer was The Martian by Andy Weir.

3. Who is your favorite fiction character from any medium and why?
I am very tempted to say the Doctor from Doctor Who, but that is such a boring answer because everyone already knows that! Instead I am going to go with Echo from Dollhouse, because she is strong and bad-ass and smart. She has so many people in her head but is still sane and she sacrificed so much for others. I love her!

CRISTINA’S QUESTIONS:

1. What is something, not necessarily that you regret, but wish you could do over?
I think I have said this before, but the most fun and the most interesting experiences I have made was when I was 15 and on my exchange semester in the US. I would like to do that over just for the fun of it. I haven’t seen most of the people from back then for years because it’s just so difficult to stay in contact, especially with a 9-hour-time-difference. Some people I am still friends with now, but it’s not nearly as many as I had hoped for back then. So, seeing them again would be great.

2. Why do you like to read? And don’t just say because it’s fun! Make it mean something!
I guess this is very similar to what Cristina said, but the escapism is a big part of it! That is also why I like TV shows so much, but books just trigger my imagination even more. I often wonder how I would fit into the story and then I create those characters and try to add them to the story in my head which leads to me coming up with entirely new stories, which I love. I end up daydreaming a lot, but I am fine with that.

3. Who is your person?
That’s difficult in a way, even though it sounds like something you should know right away. I guess my best friend would be the answer for that one, but we’ve changed since we are not in class together anymore. People do that, they grow up and have their own stuff going on away from each other, but still – she gets me and my craziness and I get hers. I am so glad that I have her, even though we don’t see each other as often as I’d like to.


MY QUESTIONS:

1. If you could be a character in any fictional story of your choosing (book/TV/movie/comics/etc.), where would you want to go?

2. What’s a song that always gets you in a good mood?

3. Did you ever consider going to a Comic Con? If yes/no, why? Would you dress up as someone else?

MY NOMINEES:

Another Creative Blogger Award

I’ve been nominated for the Creative Blogger Award before and I can tell you that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to come up with facts about myself. Either way, I am still very happy about the fact that Morgan from The Secret Diary of a Computer Science Student and Rosemarie from A Reading Writer nominated me. Doing these tags and awards is always fun – so thanks for nominating me! If you haven’t been to their blogs yet, you should definitely go and check them out!

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The rules:

• Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
• Share 5 facts about yourself.
• Nominate some bloggers yourself and notify them.
• Keep the rules in your post to make sure everyone knows what to do.

Facts About Myself:

  • I’ve actually been on TV a couple times now. Only in the audience of some live shows but somehow they always decide to take a close up of me. Not sure how I feel about that.
  • I’ve been to the Doctor Who Experience this July and it was the best day of my life so far. I even got to chill with the Face of Boe.
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  • I have a list of people I want to meet on my iPod and I strongly believe that I will actually be able to meet the majority of those (okay maybe not the majority…). Preferably in a semi-professional environment, meaning that I’ll get to work in the field I want to and meet them because of that.
  • I went to tourism school and am actually somewhat of a trained sommelier. I don’t recognise any type of wine though and am still amazed that I passed my finals!
  • I think my whole wardrobe only consists of clothes that are either black, dark blue, grey, white or dark red. I often want to change my style but I don’t know where to shop. Probably because I hate shopping … (Bam! Two facts in one!)

My Nominess:

Caitlin @caitlinfmc

Michalah @Cape Town Dreamer

Erika & Miedjel @Partners in Books

Sunshine Blogger Award

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I got nominated by not just one but 2 fabulous bloggers for the Sunshine Blogger Award! First I want to thank Kira @fieittyreads and second Vinnie @vinnieh. I love both their blogs and always have great talks with them in the comments, you should definitely head over to their sites and check them out!

Now you may wonder, how does this all work? Here are the very simple rules:

  • To accept the award, you answer the 11 questions asked by the person who nominated you.
  • After that you nominate people who are the sunshine in your life and brighten up the day!
  • Ask your nominees 11 questions in return.

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One Lovely Blog Award

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Cristina over at My Tiny Obsessions nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award and if it weren’t against the rules, I would throw that compliment right back at her. Seriously check out her blog! She’s now done me the honour of nominating me for all kinds of blog awards, memes and tags multiple times, but it never gets boring. She is the one person I can always count on to fangirl with over literally any topic that comes to mind. Thanks so much for that Cristina!

THE RULES:

  • You must thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog. (check)
  • You must list the rules and display the award. (doing that right now)
  • You must add 7 facts about yourself.
  • You must nominate 15 other bloggers and comment on one of their posts to let them know they have been nominated.
  • You must display the award logo and follow the blogger who nominated you. (not really…)

7 FACTS ABOUT MYSELF:

  1. When I obsess about something, I do it the hardcore way and truly immerse myself in it. Example: I binged Sense8 in 2 sittings and after that my brain was so warped that I dreamt I was in a cluster myself. (Although not with the people from the show, I obviously had my very own cluster). It was both cool and a little disconcerting at the same time.
  2. I have a ton of Doctor Who merchandise I am really proud of. Among it are 4 sonic screwdrivers, a bath-robe in the style of Eleven, an Adipose stress toy, 2 necklaces, a UNIT pin, the Doctor Who anniversary Monopoly game and many more things.
  3. My current celebrity crush is Matthew Daddario because he’s basically a badass dude Snow White.
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  4. I judge books by their covers and if I really don’t like it, it takes a whole lot of convincing from other people for me to buy it.
  5. I always wanted to have a pen pal because I loved getting letters in the mail and I even had a couple when I was younger, but I was actually really bad at it. At some point I just ran out of things to say …
  6. I don’t like going out to party or anything and while that made me feel left out back in High School, I am really quite alright with it now.
  7. One day I want to work for a casting studio or as a casting director, because that seems like one of the best jobs ever.

NOMINATIONS:

 

Another Liebster Award!

I’ve got nominated for more Liebster Awards than for any other blog meme that’s going around. (I think we are somewhere at Liebster #7?) Since I obviously can’t remember the number, we are just calling it THE Liebster Award, as in the Liebster Award to end all Liebster Awards! (I think I used the term enough now) Still, it in no way means that I am not happy to be nominated. It is always such a nice surprise and fun thing to do!!!

This time the lovely ladies from Sistergeeks did me the honor and I am so happy because I love their blog! They tackle all things nerdy and geeky, which really is right down my alley. Go check out their blog right now!

Now, how does this work?

1. Post the Liebster Award graphic on your site.

2. Thank the blogger who nominated you.

3. Answer 11 questions from the person who nominated you.

4. Nominate other blogs to receive the award.

5. Write 11 questions of your own for your nominees to answer.

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