Friday, 1 November 2013


Thank you to all of you that sent me some lovely wee questions! My answers are a bit lengthy but I did enjoy doing this, and will possibly make posts such as this in the future:-)

Where about do you live? I live in Leeds, Headingley to be more precise. And even though I'm in my second year, I decided to go back to halls, and am therefore staying at the same place as last year!

What are your favourite places to hang out in Leeds? I love a lot of places in Leeds, but I don't really have any regular places to 'hang'. However, some of my favourite places are Roundhay Park (which is probably my favourite of favourites), Kirkstall Abbey, Corn Exchange, and I also like the uni campus (there I can actually be found rather often). Usually I have a nice wee place in a city to go and read when the weather is nice, but I don't even have that in Leeds. It's a bit sad. I need to explore more!

What kind of a job do you fancy? I honestly have no idea. I'm studying history and that kind of leaves all my options open, and I could imagine myself doing something related to history. Then again, my most recent 'what-I-want-to-be-when-I-grow-up's have been either to become a sailor or to own a butcher's shop.. So, anything is possible.

What are your top five favourite books? Ugh, it's so hard to decide on top books! But I've settled on these 5, because they're the kind of books I can read over and over again, and never fall out of love with. "Le Petit Prince" by Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen (and other Austen books, but P&P is my favourite), Harry Potters (they count as one book, right? If not, the first one's my favourite.) by J. K. Rowling. Those 3 are actually my three favourite books, the last two were so much harder! Anyway, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (not sure if this's truly my favourite Holmes book, I love 'em all) and "The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas. If you'd fancy to know about other books I like, check out my Goodreads :-)

Why did you start blogging? In no way do I consider my blog to be a fashion blog, but the first blogs I started reading were fashion blogs, and that's initially where it started. Though, I, admittedly, did think that it was superficial&vain, I wanted to be part of the world of blogs and to have my own. But it took me years to turn the thought of starting a blog into an actual blog. I'm very much of an introvert, which I also think is a reason behind this lil' blog. I never tell anyone what I think or how I'm feeling, and obviously because of this am in need of some sort of an outlet. I've always written diaries, but jotting down about fashion and personal style &c. never felt that natural. None of my friends were/are as interested in fashion/style as I was/am, so I couldn't have talked to them either and just wanted some place to discuss more superficial things like this. My final obstacle before starting my blog was that I thought I wouldn't have anything interesting to post about. But then I moved to Edinburgh the year I turned 18, and finally decided my blog would be as interesting as anyone else's, ha!

What is your favourite way to accessorize? I'd say my favourite way to accessorize is the same as my favourite way to dress up in general. I like to wear things that I like and that I feel (relatively) comfortable in. Sounds a wee bit boring, but it is that simple.

Why are you so pretty? Born this way, baby! Seriously though, thank you:-)

If you could travel back in time for a day to a period in history, which period would you choose? I'd love to visit so many (most) periods! But travelling back in only time wouldn't guarantee you the location and the social status that you'd like to have, eh? That probably doesn't matter for a day, though. I'd choose Regency (Britain, upper or upper middle class). Or early to late 1700 in France (upper class, again). And I also really would like to know what the 20's and 60's were like. Those are my four favourite eras at the moment!


amy said...

I think I would definitely choose to visit the 20's! I liked reading your answer to why you started blogging, I feel like I can kinda relate in some way.

daniela kate morosini said...

i have a lot of friends in 2nd at leeds! we may have mutual pals xx

Jessica Cai said...

Love learning more about you! And your hairstyle is gorgeous :)
I recently joined Instagram and hope we can connect there too :)


xo Jess

Anita said...

lovely blog :)

Holly said...

It was really interesting getting to know more about you. I couldn't agree with you more about favourite eras...and the whole being upper class thing. LOL. Although I quite fancy myself as a French Revolutionary...

Deidre said...

I kind of what to become a sailor too!? Sadly, my husband gets very sea sick, so I think this won't happen for me.

Corinne said...

I'm surprised I haven't seen you at Kirkstall Abbey - I go running up Kirkstall road and then either around the Abbey or past it all the time =)

Corinne x

London Loafers said...

It's spooky that we have the EXACT same top 3 favourite books! I must have read Le Petit Prince and P&P at least twice or thrice a year since I first discovered them! And Harry Potter: OF COURSE!


Ourdestination said...

great post :)

Simplybeautifulelegant said...

great post! would you like to follow eachother?

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

I totally count all the HPs as one book. Because how can you choose a favorite among them?

Gail J said...

love reading you questions and answers hehe xx

Hena Tayeb said...

great fun answers

Laura said...

amy - it'd be such a good era to visit, i'd go to paris haha:-) and thank you, honey, glad to hear! xxx

daniela kate morosini - ah, that's cool, chick! maybe we do:-) xx

Jessica Cai - thank you, dear! and sorry, i don't have instagram:-) xx

Anita - thank you, hen! x

Holly - good to hear, sweetie:-) haha, those are the best eras, and i do find the french revolution really interesting too. would've been amazing to live through in a way! xx

Deidre - being a sailor would be amazing, hun! you could always go to sea and see your husband only when you return.. though that'd probably be horrible! x

Corinne - ah, i'm pretty sure i don't go there as often as you, and when i do it's at weird times haha. but maybe one day we'll see each other, doll! xx

Hayfa - that is spooky! but they are good books and obviously we both have good taste, pet! x

Ourdestination - thanks, hon! x

daniella - thank you, dove! i'll visit your blog soon:-) xx

Krysten - they really are just a one massive (and brilliant) book, love! xx

Gail J - thanks, darling! glad you liked it:-) xx

Hena Tayeb - thank you, dear! x

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