Tag Archives: friends

An Award

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In August I have been nominated  for an Award and I had it in my drafts since.

I just realised that and I am very grateful to Binky  who gave the award to me.

Thank you so much and sorry it took so long.

I have known Binky for years

and as Binky,

I saw bloggers come and go in the nearly 6 years I am blogging.

Some bloggers stopped blogging,

some went to heaven,

and also I met some bloggers personally.

It is wonderful to meet Bloggers on line and face to face.

You get connected and become friends.

There is a wonderful community out in the blogging world and

I can only express my sincere thanks to everyone of my friends, readers and commenters.

You make me happy.

 

 

Danny and Struppi

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Danny travelled again for the weekend.

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On the plane with a snack

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in the car to the house.

In Stuttgart Airport Danny saw a many bears and talked to some.

He made friends with one, called Struppi.

Struppi then joined us on the flight back to London.

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The bears had a lovely flight home and Danny is busy introducing

Struppi to everybody and the English life here.

Our bear family has grown!

Welcome Struppi!

 

 

My friends

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Hi,

here is Thomas again:

I wanted to introduce you to my wonderful friends:

 

Oups, from the planet of the Heart

and Danny, the travelled Teddy.

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They are best friends and usually hang out together.

 

Oups is very wise, he has a huge heart,

is always positive and features in lots of books.

My mum had many of his books, here is a taster what is in it.

 

“Loving words and a happy smile warm every heart.”

Danny has travelled quite a bit like Germany and Spain.

That is a lot for a little bear.

Doesn’t he look cool!

 

Oups likes to sit with me too!

 

We are both equally soft.

Wishing you a super day

and a big hug from all of us,

Oups, Danny and me, Thomas!

5 years – 9.6.2012

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Today is my 5 year Blogiversary.

 

Since my first post I have written 545 more posts,

gained many friends all over the world

and am enjoying it even more than when I started.

 

 

Thank you to all my blogging friends,

readers,  commenters and followers,

who are caring and loving ,

who make me feel wonderful!

 

Top  posts of the year:

2012 –  A jar or a journal

2013 – Follow your dreams

2014 – Count your blessings 

2015 – 100,000 Wow

2016 – Piece of Paradise

 

Danny meets old friends

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Danny traveled again this time to Germany

visiting old friends.

He met Petzi, a senior teddy,

He couldn’t hold back his excitement  and jumped right up to say hello.

 

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Then they chatted for a long time.

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In town he saw water, a plastic cow,

blue sky and beautiful snowdrops.

 

 

 

Danny found his favourite:

a ” Schwäbische Brezel”

 

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Danny met also his other friend “Breuni” in Germany.

 

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They enjoyed a good chat and cuddle next to Spring flowers.

After a week of sunshine he said good bye to Germany in rain

which gave us a beautiful picture of this snowdrop.

 

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Wishing you all a wonderful and

love filled week !

 

Weekly Smile #47

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Our two monkeys,

Mr Flibble and Mr Nelson

are best friends since they met.

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as you can see they are still hanging around

looking out for each other.

They make me smile.

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Best friends make the good times better

and the hard times easier.

 

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Good coffee is a pleasure

good friends are a treasure.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

 

Thank you for always being here,

your friendship is precious to me.

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The weekly smile is brought to you from  Trent’s world.

Stop by and share your smile!

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The wonderful wide world

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On the side of my blog you can see that

192 countries have visited my blog.

Isn’t that amazing, so many people in so many different countries.

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There are  countries like the Maldives, Haiti, Cape Verde…

Palau, Bhutan and Benin.

I am so thankful that my blog reaches such far away countries.

Everybody out there who has tuned into my blog and read anything ,

Thank you so much.

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I would have never thought it reaches such places.

The world is so open with the internet, it is fantastic.

We are closer than ever before.

Use it to spread love, happiness and kindness!

Have a wonderful day

and thank you for being here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello February – Gratitude focus

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February is here and it has an additional day this year!

All days full of surprises and miracles.

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Lets make February a month where we focus on Gratitude.

 

How often do you say thank you and really mean it?

What are you most grateful for?

Consider the things in your life you frequently take for granted

like health and love and friendship.

Choose to appreciate them,

feeling thankful does feel good.

Choose appreciation instead of expectation.

Have a gratitude journal which cultivates an attitude of gratitude.

 

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Gratitude is absolutely the way to bring more into your life!

 

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Thank you for being here my friends

you all mean a lot to me!

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Liebster Award

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Debra from tssrevies.com has nominated me for the Liebster Award. I had this award before , but I am very happy to receive it again.  I am not  a new blog and got more than 200 followers, I appreciate that you did think of me!  Thank you very much Debra.

7th December 2012 and 23rd January 2016

If you are not familiar with the Liebster Award these are the rules:
Thank your nominator
Show the award on your blog
Answer 10 questions asked to you
Ask 10 questions to 10 new nominees (who have less than 200 followers)
Notify them

Here are my replies to the 10 questions from Debra:

Can you remember what it was that inspired you to set up a blog?

The initial thought was to have my own website and get to know IT and the internet better. I found blogspot and then wordpress and loved it straight away. The idea that people all over the world can read what I publish is just awesome. 

When was it that you published your first ever blog post?

That was on 9th June 2012, wow long ago. 🙂

How would you describe your blog?

It is an inspirational blog,  with thoughts of daily life, trying to bring smiles and happiness to the world. 

Do you blog as a profession or for fun?

I love it and do it for fun and happiness.

What is your preferred setting when you sit down to blog and publish your writing/photography?

I love to sit in front of my computer, I have 2 monitors where the blog post is being written on the right and I look for pictures and quotes on the left screen, put them into paint to get ready to import into the post. Having a cup of tea nearby is almost a must!

Are there any hard and fast rules you set for yourself when it comes to blogging?

No rules just fun and enjoyment!

What aspect of the ‘bloggersphere’ do you most enjoy?

I love meeting new people via the internet with similar ideas like me. I have already made wonderful friends and met 2 blogger friends in person.  I love reading posts of my blogger friends and get inspiration from them and that makes me happy also I learn about other countries and people through other blogs. It is a wonderful way to communicate with bloggers all over!

What aspect of the ‘bloggersphere’ do you find the most daunting?

I don’t really find it daunting… I don’t put any pressure on myself, as it is like a hobby otherwise I wouldn’t enjoy it so much!. Sometimes I don’t have enough time to read all blogs I like to but bloggers are understanding, it is life.

In your view, who is the main reader audience for your blog?

I don’t think I can categorize them, they are from all walks of life from all over the world and I love them all!


What do you do in your spare time that is not reflected/associated with your blogging pursuits?

I love making earrings, do jigsaw puzzles to relax and dance a lot!

 

…and here are the 10 interview questions for those who wish to take part:

  1. How did you get into blogging?
  2. How do you choose what to blog about?
  3. Do have a goal regarding blogging?
  4. How do you fit blogging into your daily routine?
  5. Do you learn through blogging?
  6. Which audience would you like to attract with your blog?
  7. What is your favourite TV Program?
  8. What else do you do in your spare time?
  9. How do you relax?
  10. What is your favourite food?

My nominees are:

Morgan from The secret life of a computer scientist student

Rudi of Rudi’s blog

Liz of leaping life

Matt from Matt and his cats

A day in the Life

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Happy Blogging!

 

Simple and beautiful

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Look at this beautiful little plant.

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Isn’t it a pretty, delicate, little flower, perfectly formed, presenting its yellow and purple colour.

Yes, it is a simple potato plant.

The simplest things are sometimes the most beautiful ones.

Not only orchids deserve mention and being photographed for their beauty.

It is the same with people.

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Everyone is beautiful.

We are all different but all beautiful.

Everyone is unique,

Everyone is outstanding,

Everyone deserves the same love.

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Sending love to all my beautiful friends!