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THE 30 QUESTIONS TAG

I have been tagged by an awesome lifestyle blogger, Bukola, in 30 Questions Tag and I’m really excited to participate.

Bukola is one of the bloggers that have captured my keen interest and respect. I find her blog interesting, inspiring and informative. Do visit her blog Bukolaorry.com for more.

Below are the 30 Questions I was asked together with my answers

1. What are your nicknames? What do you prefer to be called?

My nickname is Ify, short for my middle name Ifeoma ( Goodness)

2. How often do you doodle? What do your doodles look like?

Rarely. They look too funny.

3. What do you do if you can’t sleep at night? Do you count sheep? Toss and Turn? Try to get up and do something productive?

I pray or read

4. Do people consider you as talkative or quiet?

I’m on the quiet side but when trying to prove a point, I talk until I talk no more.

What makes you cry?

When I see someone in agony.

6. What is your biggest pet peeve?

– shuffling along

– talking nonstop when with others and not listening to hear what they have to say.

7. How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?

I’m not sure….may be 6 times or more.

8. What is the strangest thing you believed as a child?

– That if a child cried in the night hour, a wicked spirit came to the doorstep to carry the child away.

– A moving train made people standing close to it disappear.

– That the sun followed people around.

9. What is one guilty pleasure you enjoy too much to give up?

Chocolates

10. Who performs the most random acts of kindness out of everyone you know?

My mother.

11. How often do you read the newspaper? Which sections?

I do often – online though.

12. Which animal scares you the most?

Snakes, centipedes.

13. Are you more likely to avoid conflict or engage it head-on?

I don’t like engaging in conflicts. If there was pressing need to engage in one, I would. I love fighting for rights of ohers in my circle who can’t fight for themelves.

14. What was the most recent compliment you’ve received?

From my daughter, last week. After dressing up to go out she said “mummy you look very beautiful today.” I believed her.

.15. What question are you tired of hearing?

When are you having another girl for your daughter?

16. What is the strangest thing you have eaten?

Termites – I think about it now as strange but then it was best delicacy and we hunted for these as kids in the Eastern Nigerian counryside (my village). We believed we were not supposed to eat any of these somewhere far from our vicinity, so as to be sure we were eating the ones that had not fed on burried dead bodies.

Image of termites by publishCsiro.au

17. Do you have a whole lot of acquaintances or just a few very close friends?

I have lots and lots of acquaitances and very few close friends too.

18. Do you have a catchphrase?

I learned from a very important person from my country that ‘The other room’ could mean the bedroom for the married.

19. What’s your all-time favourite town or city? Why?

Dubai – For security reasons.

. If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to?

I love my first name. Florence means “blossoming”

21. When was the last time you lied?

🤔

22. What’s something that amazes you?

Once a child is born and placed at it’s mother’s breast to suckle, it does, perfectly. How do new born babies learn how to suckle so well? It amazes me.

23. Would you rather be the first person to explore a planet or be the inventor of a drug that cures a deadly disease?

I’m terrified by the thought of going to other planets. There is always this imaginary aliens lurking there waiting for unlucky human to gobble.

I love human life and if there was anything I could do to save it, I would, including going to other planets.

24. What is your favourite amateur activity?

Giving someone a hair cut.

25. What was your first thought when you woke up this morning?

My alarm woke me up this morning by the way and my first thought was “snooze the damned alarm.” That’s what I did, again and again until there was no option for snoozing.

26. What is your favourite song (at least at the moment)?

‘Dance Into The Light’ by Phil Colins.

27. List someone you know, and describe them in 5 words.

Jesus is powerful, wonderful, compassionate, merciful, glorious….

28. You can select one person from history and have them truthfully answer one question. Who would you select and what would the question be?

Any of the Egyptian Pharaohs.

Q. Why were mummies buried with great fortunes that could have been used to better the lives of the living?

29. Which celebrity or artist do you resemble the most?

None that I know of.

30. What do you want me to know?

No matter what you are facing at the moment, know that you will come out of it a better person. Do not be weighed down by it.

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If they choose to participate, I would like to tag:

Ayansola

G.T

Ash

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