Interview With Hanifah From DoodleRainbow.

25 September 2012

Today, I have the lovely Hanifah from Doodle Rainbow to answer some questions I have given her.
"I'm Hanifah, a teenage girl from the UK ^^
I'm an artist, bookworm, writer, baker, nerd, dreamer and all round weirdo. Oh, and I love rainbows c:"
How did you discover book blogging?
I don’t know, it just happened! I only really found out about it after I started my blog, as it isn’t just a book blog, but a kind of random weird stuff I do type blog x3

 Tell us a little bit about yourself and your blog.
Well; I’m Hanifah and I’m 15 going on 16 years old. I love reading, writing, drawing, painting, baking and dreaming, and my blog is pretty much all of those things rolled into one. I post things I’ve baked, drawn, written and sometimes little musings of mine. ^^

Who inspired you to start blogging?
No one in particular. I’ve wanted to start a blog ever since I was about 10, but I never really did it. I think the thing that pushed me to actually starting a blog was breaking up with my best friend. I was feeling lonely and rubbish and I guess I wanted to shout out to the world, share my feelings with someone.

How did you think of the name for your blog?
I love doodling and I love rainbows! Magic. ^^

What's your favourite and least favourite thing about blogging?
My favourite thing is that I get to post or write anything I like and pour my soul out without the real life shyness that holds me back from doing so in real life. The worst thing is getting what I want to say into written word.

Do you think you are like any fictional characters?
Um… none come to mind. One day, I’ll write a book with a character just like me me so I can say there is. ^^

Do you like to read or daydream?
I absolutely love doing both <3 p="p">

 If you wrote a book someday, what do you think it would be about?
I have so so many ideas, but the main character would definitely be a girl. It would probably be set in either Victorian or medieval times. It would have lots of adventure and would quite possibly be a fantasy or fairytale.

 Can you tell us the funniest story you have relating to your blog?
It really isn’t that funny, but: When somebody from blogger tagged me and asked me to tag some other people back, and I did, they didn’t respond, and I realised you can’t tag people on wordpress x3

 If you had one day to live, what would you do?
I would write letters to everyone I knew. I would write to friends and family telling them what they meant to me and how much I loved them, and I would write to people I had wronged asking them to forgive me. Then, I would just say my prayers and prepare to die… there isn’t much you can do in a day :(

What are your top 5 favourite books?
Even choosing just five is so hard! So, I just had to do six because I couldn’t choose one to remove.  Here goes (in no particular order):
-       Private Peaceful (by Micheal Morpurgo)
-       Coraline (by Neil Gaiman)
-       Shadow of the Minotaur (by Alan Gibbons)
-       The 13 Treasures (by Michelle Harrison)
-       The Goose Girl (by Shannon Hale)
-       The Sisters Grimm series (by Micheal Buckley)

 If there was a sudden alien invasion, which book would you save and why?
War of the worlds (by H.G.Wells) because it tells us they’ll all die from human infections ;)

Favorite book characters? 
Ani from The Goose Girl (by Shannon Hale), Katy from What Katy Did (Susan Coolidge) , Coraline from the book of the same name (by Neil Gaiman), Puck from The Sisters Grimm Series... plus loads more XD

What are some of your favorite blogs to visit?
Yours (hehe), Emily's Chronicles, Sunday's Breeze and Totally Neevie

Which movie that has been based on a book is your favourite?
Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Just pure awesome.

If you could meet any fictional character for a day, who would it be?
Piper from The Girl Who Could Fly (Victoria Forrester) so she could teach me to fly.

You read books, but do you write them?
Yessir, yes I do!

What are your hobbies aside from reading and blogging?
Baking, drawing, painting, dreaming and talking. ^^

Who Would Play You In A Movie Of Your Life? 
Emma Watson :D

Quick Questions:Ebook, audiobook or print? Good old print
Dogs or cats? Cats!
Inside or Outside? Outside
Romance or thriller? Thriller for sure!
Favourite book cover? The 13 Curses by Michelle Harrison 


  1. Great interview! Love the new layout BTW! I've been wanting to change mine for a while, but I don't know what to... Any ideas? Also, thanks Hanifah, I love your blog too! :D

  2. Lovely interview! :) I love the sound of Hanifah's blog, I am going to click on the link now, hehe :D
    I love the book Private Peaceful, and The 13 Treasures has been on my TBR pile for ages. And I love Emma Watson! :D
    Thanks for posting :) xx

  3. Great interview! I love Doodlerainbow but I didn't realise Hanifah read my blog! Thanks for adding my link, Jasmine :)
    Oh, and by the way, you're Dr3am3r aren't you? I thought you were just some person who didn't follow me but berated me for my non-love of skinny jeans :L

  4. @Neevie why don't you e-mail me what you are thinking of doing and I will give you some tips? x
    @ZoeCrook I KNOW! Emma Watson is amazing! :D
    @Emily Yes I am LOL But you are such a hypocrite! You just said on Leah's blog that you practically live in New Looks high wasted flair JEANS! o__O

    1. Whoa, feelings HURT! Self esteem minus three points, secret hatred of Jasmine plus six points!
      But I said I don't like skinny jeans - I mean, I like them on some people but not on me - but I DO love flared jeans! To say I didn't like jeans would be to say I didn't like books or puppies or chocolate!

  5. Great interview! It sounds like me and Hanifah have quite a bit in common. I also really love Private Peaceful and Coraline! Thanks for sharing. :)

  6. Hi Ebony (sry, I duno ur name)
    Please ask others to follow me as well. I am really in need of followers! Thank you so much!!!! :)

  7. Cool interview!
    You had some great questions :D

  8. Emily&Jasmine - I hate jeans! I find them so uncomfortable! I live in leggings! :P (Yes emily, :P :P :P and not ;) haha!)


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