Vogue’s 73 Questions

You may have seen Vogue’s 73 Questions on YouTube and all over the internet. Various celebrities including Sarah Jessica Parker, Blake Lively and Victoria Beckham were filmed answering 73 quick questions. What a fantastic idea!

I was tagged by Ali from the family and lifestyle blog My Life. My Love to complete Vogue’s 73 questions. I love things like this and was happy to oblige.

1. What’s your favourite movie?

I’m not really a film person. As soon as we put one on I tend to fall asleep.

2. Favourite movie in the past five years?

The Hobbit – I actually stayed awake to watch it!

3. Favourite Hitchcock film?

I’ve not watched many Hitchcock films but I do like Psycho

4. A book you plan on reading?

I’ve fallen on the band wagon and plan to read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo. I also plan to finish War and Peace!

5. A book that you read in school that positively shaped you?

Romeo and Juliet is a firm favourite (yes, I realise it’s a play). I studied it at School and I also studied it at University. In fact one of the English Literature modules I took was all about William Shakespeare

6. Favourite TV show that’s currently on?

Dance Moms (the shame)

7. On a scale of one to ten how excited are you about life right now?

This is a tough one to answer. It should be a 10 but since I had a miscarriage before Christmas it’s not quite that high! A lot is going on at the moment so I’d have to say six

8. iPhone or Android?


9. Twitter or Instagram?

Hmm, I love Twitter as that’s what I tend to use the most. Instagram is really growing on me

10. Who should EVERYONE be following right now?

Brian Moore @brianmoore666

11. What’s your favourite food?

Greek food

12. Least favourite food?

Rice Pudding

13. What do you love on your pizza?

Mushrooms, anchovies, capers, olives and salami

14. Favourite drink?

Innocent Tropical Juice

15. Favourite dessert?

A bar of Galaxy would suit me fine!

16. Dark chocolate or milk chocolate?


17. Coffee or tea?

Herbal tea

18. What’s the hardest part about being a mum?

Mum guilt

19. What’s your favourite band?

The Strokes

20. Favourite solo artist?

Jamie T

21. Favourite song?

Maps by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

22. If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be?

Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

23. If you could master one instrument, what would it be?


24. If you had a tattoo, where would it be?

My foot. I’d only ever consider getting a tattoo if Kat Von D offered to do it for me – like that’ll ever happen!

25. To be or not to be?

That is the question…

26. Dogs or cats?


27. Bird-watching or whale-watching?


28. Best gift you’ve ever received?

Does my engagement ring count?

29. Best gift you’ve ever given?

I’d like to think it was giving birth to Rowan which was a lovely gift to the world

30. Last gift you gave a friend?

Hmm I can’t actually remember. I am currently putting a gift package together for our nephew who was born before Christmas

31. What’s your favourite board game?


32. What’s your favourite country to visit?


33. What’s the last country you visited?


34. What country do you wish to visit?


35. What’s your favourite colour?

Black and gold (a girl can have two can’t she?)

36. Least favourite colour?


37. Diamonds or pearls?


38. Heels or flats?


39. Pilates or yoga?


40. Jogging or swimming?


41. Best way to de-stress?


42. If you had one superpower, what would it be?


43. What’s the weirdest word in the English language?


44. What’s your favourite flower?

At the moment Hydrangeas

45. When was the last time you cried?

Friday, had an unexpected phone call which may change our short-term plans (nothing serious but a tad annoying)

46. Do you like your handwriting?

No, it’s awful

47. Do you bake?

I do and wish I had the time to bake more

48. What is your least favourite thing about yourself?

I have to pick just one?

49. What is your most favourite thing about yourself?

I quite like my hair at the moment

50. Who do you miss most?

Our lost baby

51. What are you listening to right now?

The Topsy and Tim theme tune!

52. Favourite smell?

My little boy after a bath

53. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone?

My Cardiologist Nurse (see question 45)

54. Who was the last person you sent a text to?

My dad

55. A sport you wish you could play?


56. Hair colour?

Dark brown at the moment. It’s forever changing.

57. Eye colour?


58. Scary film or happy endings?

Scary films, although it takes a lot to scare me

59. Favourite season?


60. Three people alive or dead that you would like to have dinner with?

Julian Casablancas

Henry VIII

Pete Doherty

61. Hugs or kisses?


62. Rolling Stones or the Beatles?

Rolling Stones

63. Where were you born?


64. What is the farthest you have been from home?


65. Sweet or savoury?

Savoury but I do love chocolate!

66. Lipstick or lip gloss?


67. What book have you read again and again?

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. It’s superb and I highly recommend it

68. Favourite bedtime story?

Tim the Tiny Horse by Harry Hill. Of course this is Rowan’s favourite story!

69. What would be the title of your autobiography?

Mummy Lala

70. Favourite sound?

The sound of Rowan giggling

71. Favourite animal?

I’m not a massive animal fan but I do quite like pandas

72. Who is your girl crush?

I don’t really have one at the moment

73. Last photograph you took?

A Family Selfie

I really enjoyed that! I would now like to nominate:

Gemma from A Gem’s Life, Clare from Sons, Sand & Sauvignon, Angela from Days in Bed, Donna from What the Redhead said, Lauren from Belle Du Brighton and Eilidh from Mummy and Monkeys.

Looking forward to seeing your answers ladies.


  1. 18/01/2016 / 10:09 pm

    Ah thanks for joining in sweetie. I’m so so sorry about your miscarriage. I can only imagine how utterly heartbreaking it must have been. I hope you are starting to smile again.
    I always fall asleep during films too! And I love hugs too! Xx

  2. 18/01/2016 / 10:25 pm

    Love this!! It’s the first I’ve seen of it and it’s really interesting, I’m impressed by who you would invite for dinner!! xx

  3. 19/01/2016 / 9:54 am

    I think I need to read the konmarie method book for sure! I too love Autumn and prefer the stones to the Beatles!

    I’ve been humming the tune to black and gold since I read that answer!

    Thanks for tagging me in this!

  4. 20/01/2016 / 2:37 pm

    I love your answers so much. I love these questions. I also can’t believe you hate rice pudding! It’s delicious! haha but I’m with you on the herbal teas. xx

  5. 20/01/2016 / 3:27 pm

    Ooh thanks for nominating me..I’m kind of excited about this! yeah! 🙂 I loved reading and learning more about you . Angela

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