Monday, 23 December 2013

11 random facts at Christmas

Hi all,

I'm here at Christmas time to post something that I found REALLY cool!

I was tagged by my dear friend and colleague Ana Maria, from Uberlandia, Brazil, who has one of the most brilliant blogs I've ever seen! =)

The challenge is called "11 random facts". This is how it works:

1. Acknowledge the nominating blogger(s).
2. Share 11 random facts about yourself.
3. Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you.
4. List 11 bloggers.
5. Post 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate to answer, and let all the bloggers know they have been nominated. Don’t nominate a blogger who has nominated you.

First, here are some random facts about me:

Now, the questions Ana Maria has asked me to answer:

1. Where did you live as a child? 

I was born and lived in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brasil, until I was 29.

2. What was your favorite toy?                                                                                                            
 It was my Playmobil. I had a very big one: wild west theme, with a school and horses.
3. As a child, what did you want to be in the future?                                                                       I wanted to be different things, at different stages of my childhood and teenage years: teacher, doctor (autopsy doctor), archaeologist, lawyer, psychologist, writer.         
4. Tell us something you're afraid of.                                                                                                   Spiders and snakes. I'm TERRIFIED of them!
5. Tell us something you're good at.                                                                                                     Telling stories.  
6. Tell us something you're bad at.                                                                                                       Drawing.
7. Tell us about a place you'd love to visit one day and who with.                                                 Santorini, in Greece. With Craig.
8. What do you normally procrastinate?                                                                                             Housework.
9. If you could a place to live, where would it be?                                                                             Italy or Greece.
10. What would you like to get for Christmas?                                                                                
A phone call from Heaven.
11. What would you like to learn in 2014?                                                                                        
I'd like to improve my Italian.

Now the list of bloggers I tag for the challenge:

1. Caroline Pozzobon
2. Carolina Ribeiro
3. Ross Russo
4. Camila Flavia Brandao
5. Maria Cecilia Rocha Soares
6. Sarah Kang
7. Glenda Block
8. Philippa Watkins
9. Ruby Holmes
10. Briony Goffin
11. Melissa Ribeiro
12. Danilo Gentili
13. Ellen DeGeneres

p.s. these last two... because I think they are SUPER people and... a girl has got to dream high!!! ;)

My questions for them:

1. When was the last time you astonished yourself?
2. What books on your shelf are begging to be read?
3. What's the strangest thing you believed as a child?
4. What is one guilty pleasure you enjoy too much to give up?
5. If you could have tea with one fictional character, who would it be? What would you talk about?
6. If you could go back in time, which period would you like to go back to? Why?
7. What's the most irritating thing?
8. What's the most recent compliment you've received and savoured?
9. What is something about yourself that you hope will change, but probably never will?
10. Do you have a catchphrase?
11. What's the song that you consider "your theme song"?