As you know, I sometimes like to do a tag. It helps me put more personality in this blog. You know my photography and travels, and how I choose to experience them. But you don’t really know much more. That’s why I do these. Enjoy!
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1. How Tall Are You?
I’m 1 meter and 87 centimeters. 6,1 foot for the American readers. It’s never been an issue though. I remember being frustrated to be the smallest (and youngest) one at home. I could never reach the cookies without using a chair. Now I’m usually the tallest in a group.
2. Do You Have A Hidden Talent? If So, What?
I don’t hide anything, so it’s hard to have a hidden talent. Filling the tank of my car for an exact amount. Does that count as a talent? It’s not very useful. It is fun to show your friends though.
3. What’s Your Biggest Blog-Related Pet Peeve?
People that use unrelated photos in their posts. Sometime I land on a beautyblog because they wrote about something that I find interesting (and is non beauty related). And still, they use photos of their make-up. How is your Nude pallet relevant to an opinion about public transportation?
4. What’s Your Biggest Non-Blog Related Pet Peeve?
A lot of them, mostly related to inefficiency. Like stepping on the bus before everyone left. Just have patience! Same for people that want to board an airplane first. You’re not leaving without me, so why are you putting so much effort in boarding before I do?
5. What’s Your Favourite Song?
This changes so often! All-time, I think it might be Midnight City by M83. But currently I’m listening to this list of songs:
- Atmos by Thrupence & Wafia
- Street Livin’ by Black Eyed Peas
- It Makes You Forget by Peggy Gou
- The soundtrack of Black Panther
6. What’s Your Favourite Social Media Website?
I’m doubting between Instagram and Twitter. They’re both fast and a bit temporary. But they are totally different in the content part. Twitter is where I throw all my ideas and puns. While Instagram is where I love to post my photos and be a little bit more serious.
7. What’s Your Favourite Way To Spend Your Free Time?
Blogging, photographing and hanging around with friends. If possible I would combine those three. Usually when I go urbexing, I go with a friend. She’s also into photography and it’s fun to learn from each other. I get to spend a day with one of my best friends and take pictures of things I find interesting. At the end of the day I edit my photos and write a blog about them. For me that is the perfect day.
8. What’s Your Favourite Junk Food?
What isn’t. I think I might go for hamburgers as my final answer. Especially because you can get them in so many forms. Burgers with bacon, burgers with salmon, vegetarian burgers, burgers with pickles, sloppy burgers, just meat and bun burgers, burgers with a lot of onion, burgers from a tricky foodstand, gourmet burgers, …
9. Do You Have A Pet Or Pets? If So, What Kind And What Are Their Names?
I don’t have any. And if I did have one, I wouldn’t tell you the name. What? You think I’m giving you the answer to my security questions. 😉
10. What’s Your Favourite Fiction And Non Fiction Books?
Ah man, I don’t read that many books.
Fiction: I was a big fan of the Harry Potter series and liked ‘The Circle’ (except for the anti-climatic end).
11. What Your Favourite Beauty Product Or Tool?
Oh I remember, I picked this of a beauty blog. Great thinking, Fred! My favorite beauty tool is the shower. It really helps me have a presentable look. Some of the times.
12. When Were You Last Embarrassed? What Happened?
I have given up on being embarrassed. I do and say dumb things all the time, so I got used to it. The last time I really was embarrassed, was when I accidentally made national news with a friends (he got most of the heat). It was about a misinterpreted tweet and him being arrested by a SWAT-team. In the end everyone was okay, and I never even got in trouble. But my name appeared in all newspapers and on the news. Which I found awkward.
13. If You Could Only Drink One Beverage (Besides Water) For The Rest Of Your Life, What would It Be?
I would go for coffee, but then I would get severely dehydrated. So I think choosing juice would be a better and more responsible idea.
14. What’s Your Favourite Movie?
Another though question. I think the original Star Wars trilogy is something I can always watch.
15. What Was Your Favourite Class In School And Why?
Photography, hands down. We had this in sessions of 4 hours so you could actually get things done. I learned all about digital and analog photography, composition, history and how to develop my own negatives and photos. Also just going out and taking photos. Most of the memories I have from school are situated in that classroom and darkroom.
16. If You Could Live Anywhere In The World, Where Would You Live?
I think I might actually stay in Antwerp. I love my city. It’s big enough to stay interesting, new buildings and concepts keep coming, it’s near Brussel, Amsterdam, Paris and London. I can easily explore the world from this safe haven and I can enjoy a city with more than 150 nationalities.
17. PC Or Mac?
Mac, because of my (living) history as a photographer and musician. Mac was always easier for the software I use: Logic Pro and Photoshop.
18. Last Romantic Gesture From A Crush, Date, Boy/Girlfriend, Spouse? (Or Kind Gesture From A Friend)
Hard question, me and my friends help eachother a lot. So picking one moment is not even touching the surface. On the romantic side, my life has been rather quiet. Which I don’t really mind that much.
19. Favourite Celebrity?
David Attenborough, without a doubt. His work in nature documentaries is unequalled. Planet Earth, both seasons, are my favourite shows. I can keep rewatching the sloth swimming through the water, or the bison tackling the other one.
20. What Blogger Do You Secretly Want To Be Best Friends With?
I’m actually really bad at names, so I keep most of the blogs I follow in Feedly. But one of my favorite bloggers is Vetexbart.be. He makes amazing travelblogs and is always on the move. Something I find truly inspiring.
21. Who Is Your Biggest Inspiration?
A collective of people. The people I call my friends and a lot of people online: other bloggers and people I follow on social media.
22. What Is Your Favourite Blog To Read?
Fubiz! Especially the photography section. It’s not reading though, it’s browsing through the photos. They always choose the best photographic series.
23. What Is Your Favourite High Street Shop?
Euh, H&M? I really should find tags on non beauty and fashion related blogs.
24. Are You In Education Or Do You Work?
I work as a Content Marketeer.
25. One Thing You Are Proud Of.
Finishing this tag. It really did a long time writing all these answers. Why is it so hard?
If you like the read more about me, here are some other articles I can suggest:
- Me, as a Blogger – Tag
- How traveling changed me
- 25 travel facts about me
- Storytime: how I got into photography
- My best inanimate friends I can’t live without
- My 17 firsts of 2017
- My personal travel, and blogging goals for 2018