A celebration is in order: a few minutes after last Friday’s post, my blog received its 1000th view! Yaaay! My blog has only been online for about 7 weeks now and I’m quite proud of what we have achieved in this time. So: a big thank you to all my readers and please keep reading! (I can’t wait for the moment we hit 2000 views!) However, even though my blog has been viewed a lot of times, I still don’t have many followers. In case you don’t know how to sing up to be a follower: in the column to the right of this post it says ‘Follow blog via e-mail’. Simply type in your e-mail address there and you will receive an e-mail notifying you every time I post something. If you enjoy reading my blog, please sign up!
Back to everyday life: upon
somebody’s suggestion popular demand, I’ve decided to answer the same questions I posed my flat mates two posts ago. Enjoy!
Name: Paula Kaanders
Major: Neuroscience/Math/Economics/Psychology *commitment issues*
What was your favourite childhood television program?: Among others, Dinobabies!
Are you a collector of anything?: Postcards, as everybody who has
seen (any of my) room(s) knows by the amount of cards I hang on the walls.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?: Invisibility (cloak).
What’s your favourite color?: Kim says red, because accidentally many of the things I brought with me to HK are red. Maybe red is my favourite colour without me knowing it.
What’s your favorite animal?: The red panda!
You’re given 1 million dollars, what do you spend it on?: Studying at a fancy university like Cambridge for as long as possible.
Which bad habits, if any, drive you crazy?: Strange/disturbing eating habits.
Have any celebrity crushes?: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (yes, as a couple) AND Ewan McGregor AND Heath Ledger (before he died) AND Mr. Darcy. (female friends back home, please remind me of the ones I forgot)
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?: LONDON!
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?: Recently I’ve somehow gotten myself all excited about going on a castle tour in Scotland.
Name 1 regret you have: Being so obnoxious as a kid that I didn’t want to learn Spanish so now I speak crap Spanish.
Name 1 thing you miss about being a kid: Sinterklaas.
Name 1 thing you love about being an adult: Going wherever I want, whenever I want without having to report my whereabouts.
What’s your favorite song of the moment?: ‘Heart Attack’ by The Asteroids Galaxy Tour. (they’re visiting Holland soon. Dutch friends, go check them out!)
What’s your favorite thing to do on a Saturday night?: CRAZY DANCING!!!
What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?: Reading or watching a film/TV show/Animal Planet while eating biscuits. When the weather is nice: sitting in the grass.
Have any hidden talents?: I can gabber.
What would be your dream job?: No job.
Name 1 thing not many people know about you: I love doing ‘Painting by Numbers’, because I like to paint but I’m terribly bad at it.
What is your favorite drink?: PROSECCOÓÓ!!!!1
What is the last book you read?: ‘Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything’ by James Gleick. Didn’t leave much of an impression, I must say. I have been trying to read Great Expectations by Charles Dickens since I got here, but I can’t find the time.
If you could trade places with any other person for a week, famous or not famous, living or dead, real or fictional, with whom would it be?: Marie Antoinette.
What was the last movie you went to see?: Midnight in Paris, in the plane.
What is your favorite movie?: I have many: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Pride & Prejudice, Inception, Inglourious Basterds, Catch Me If You Can, Magnolia, I’m Not There.
If Hollywood made a movie about your life, whom would you like to see play the lead role as you?: Anybody but Emma Watson.
If you were a type of food, what type of food would you be?: A futo sushi roll.
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?: 18. People tell me I look 12, but I do feel slighty more mature than that, so 18 is a good compromise.
My next post will be a bit unusual: it will be a creative project for my ethics course. Curious? So am I!