Sunshine Blogger Award

Armchair Zen


Thank you to Matthew Wakelee for nominating us. His blog Ordinary Man Extraordinary Dad. It was a great unexpected surprise to be nominated for this award, we certainly had fun answering the questions. We look forward to reading the responses to our questions posed to our nominees.

Rules of the Sunshine Blogger Award:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the eleven questions set by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate eleven other blogs and give them eleven questions to answer.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post.

Our answers to Matthew’s questions:

What is (or was) your dream job?
Minimal working hours, maximum pay!

What is your favorite National Park?

What is your favorite food?
Dan – Biltong
Fiona – Pastries

What type of camera do you use?
We use combination of GoPro, Canon EOS1100D and cellphone depending on the environment and situation.

Why did you start blogging?
We wanted to be able to record our memories digitally as well as share our travels and adventures with others.

How long have you been blogging?
Just over 1 year.

What is your favorite animal?
Dan – Doesn’t favour a particular animal
Fiona – Manta Ray

What is your favorite beer?
Dan – Cederbrew
Fiona – Cederbrew

What place is at the top of your Bucket List?
Dan – Russian Tundra and/or Canada
Fiona – Antarctica

What is your book?
Dan – I scribbled on a napkin once
Fiona – In drafts at the moment, still in production phase

What is your favorite state?
South Africa doesn’t have states. We have 9 provinces. Our favourite being the Western Cape

Our blog nominations:

Sharpened Axe

Hanna’s Walk

The Ordinary Compass

Diary of an Adventurous Retiree

How To Provide

Cape Town Pulse

My Hiking My Life

Traveling Rockhopper

Our Rumbling Ocean

Armchair Zen

Life in the Overberg

 Questions to our nominees:

What made you start blogging?

If money was no object, what would you do?

What do you prefer Marine or Terrestrial environments?

If you were a kid and you knew then what you know now. Would you have chosen a different profession and what would it be?

Do you prefer sweet or savory?

If you could save one animal on the planet which animal would it be?

Favourite music genre and/or band?

If you could earn a salary from blogging, would you do it?

What are your views and thoughts on global population numbers.

Where do you live now? If you had to move to a foreign country where would you go to?

When was the last time you spent the entire day without your cellphone and/or iPad?


Thanks again for nominating our little blog. Dan & Fiona






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