Sunshine Blogger Award

Blogger awards are a fantastic way to get to know other bloggers. I was nominated by Abena at Ghanaian Emprezz for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thanks, Abena.Sunshine-Award

What is the Sunshine Blogger Award?
The Sunshine Blogger Award is a way for bloggers to get to know each other and a way for readers to know a little more about me.

To accept the Sunshine Award, I have to:

  • Acknowledge the nominating blogger with a link to the website. Thank you, Abena!
  • Share 11 random facts about myself by answering the questions the nominating blogger has created for me.
  • List 11 bloggers I believe deserve some recognition and a little blogging love! (I can’t nominate the blogger who nominated me.)
  • Let the 11 bloggers know I nominated them.
  • Post 11 questions for the bloggers I nominate to answer

My answers to Ghanaian Emprezz’s questions

[1] How did you come up with your blog name? I don’t like people invading my personal space, especially touching my hair without permission. I also thought it was clever and the URL was free at the time.

[2] Do you have a favorite quote? I have a few. Here’s one. “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas A. Edison

[3] What is your favorite hobby besides blogging? I like reading and researching things. If you didn’t know, I’m a nerd. It’s okay because nerds rule the world. 🙂

[4] If you could live anywhere in the world other than where you currently live, where would it be? Either Paris or Tokyo.



[5] Are you a morning person or night owl? Morning person.

[6] Favorite drink? I don’t really have one but these days I’m enjoying coffee.

[7] Favorite food? I don’t really have a favorite food but I’ve been craving akara these days.


[8] If you could be a character from a book, who would it be? My favorite book in secondary school was “The Autobiography of Malcolm X“. I thought Malcolm was so interesting. I would like to see the world through his eyes.

[9] What celebrity would you most like to meet? Jon Hamm (a.k.a Don Draper). He seems like a very interesting person.

[10] One gadget you can’t live without? My phone (Samsung Galaxy S4). I’m usually on my phone reading blogs and tweets.

[11] Who inspires you the most? This question is very difficult to answer because I get inspiration from so many people, places, and things.

Nominated Blogs

  1. The Kink and I
  2. Naija Girl Next Door
  3. The Sizzling Mommy
  4. Style and Beauty Lounge
  5. GlamLush Hair
  6. Beautiful Eagle
  7. Hard Mashona Type – Growing My Hair
  8. Zed Hair Request
  9. MrsDoingMe
  10. Journal of a Petite Diva
  11. GHLongHair

Questions for the nominees

  1. What is your favorite dessert?
  2. What is your ideal vacation?
  3. Why did you decide to start blogging?
  4. What is one tip that you would give to new bloggers?
  5. What do you like to do for fun?
  6. What countries have you traveled to?
  7. Android or iPhone?
  8. What is your favorite blog post that you’ve written?
  9. If you could go back to any moment in history, when & where would that be & why?
  10. What is your favorite season?
  11. What are your top 3 hair products?

I’m looking forward to seeing the responses. 😀


Image sources: Lonely Planet, National Geographic, AvartsyCooking, AMC