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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!

 

♥ Bloggers and Awards ♥

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How wonderful

I met another blogger last week. ♥

It is Sandra from Quirkybooks.

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Sorry the picture is rather dark, but it was at night in front of a theatre in London.

It was lovely to meet Sandra, we had a great chat over a meal and got to know each other. She is such a bubbly, enthusiastic, busy lady and “quirky” in a “surprising” way as her blog name says. She is doing some fantastic work, so do checkout her blog.

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And now we have a drum roll for more awards!

A beautiful Shine on Award from Lyn

7th December 2012, 5th, 15th January, 5th July, 8th September 2013

7th December 2012, 5th, 15th January, 5th July, 8th September 2013

I thank Lyn so much for nominating me and her lovely and kind words about me and my blog.

Here are the rules of the award:

1. Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.

2. Acknowledge that blogger on your blog, and link back.

3. Share at least seven random, interesting things about yourself.

4. Nominate up to 15 bloggers for the Shine On Award, provide a link to their blogs in your post, and notify them on their blogs.

Seven interesting things about me … hmmmmm

1. I have washed the jeans of my son with all his belongings in the pockets…. travel cards, keys, money. all is really clean now…. 🙂

2. I love all types of berries.

3. I collect quotes.

4. I still haven’t mastered meditation just yet, still working on it.

5. I am a happy person.

6. I love to drink green juices.

7. I love meeting new people and I would like to meet more bloggers.

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Another Award is the Liebster Award from Terry, and I thank Terry very much for this award.

11th January 2013 and 5th October 2013

11th January 2013 and 5th October 2013

Here are the rules:

Each nominee must link back the person who nominated them.

Answer the 10 questions which are given to you by the nominator.

Nominate 10 other bloggers for this award

Create 10 questions for your nominees to answer.

Let the nominees know that they have been nominated by going to their blog and notifying them.

My answers here:

1.If you could visit anywhere in the world for only one day, where would it be and why? I would go to a beach with palm trees lie in a hammock between 2 trees and sip a cocktail and relax all day! You get the picture….

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2.What is your favorite scent? I love Lavender

3. What is your best memory of Christmas? When I was a child we were allowed to decorate the tree, and put our own handmade decorations on it. I was always proud to do that.

4. Were you ever scared at Halloween? I do not celebrate Haloween, but last year I was scared as I was alone in a big house, and the doorbell rang, then someone knocked on the shutters, again and again…. I ignored everything. In the end it turned out to be the caring neighbour to see if I was alright.

5. Are you under, over or at five feet tall? I am 5 foot 11, like it tall! 🙂

6. How many languages do you speak? I learnt 3 but I speak really 2. English and German. French I learnt but it is terribly rusty.

7. Have you ever told a lie in order not to hurt anyone? I have when I was a child.

8. What would you do if on Christmas morning, instead of Santa coming down your chimney, it was me? I would give you a big hug (after dusting you off)….. and would give thanks for the best present! Then I would treat you to an English traditional Christmas dinner, which I might not burn…. we would have a wonderful time Terry!

9. When do you start buying or preparing for Christmas? I buy bits and bobs for Christmas all during the year, as sometimes you see something and you think straight away of a person who loves this. I love to buy and make presents and treat my friends. Often they are self made.

10. What is your custom for Thanksgiving? We don’t celebrate thanksgiving here in Europe, still I give thanks every morning, every day for the friends and things I have and my wonderful life.

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To Lyn and Terry for nominating me for the lovely Awards, I really appreciate it!

Now my 10 questions for my nominations:

1. Are you a morning or an evening person?

2. Which day of the week is your favourite and why?

3. What is your favourite fruit and veg?

4. If there was a planet/star which can be lived on apart from earth, would you go there to live and why?

5. What type of music is your favourite?

6. Have you had any encounters with animals/ insects you don’t like?

7. What makes you happy?

8. Imagine you are on a lovely island, stranded, who would you like to bump into?

9. What colour suits you best? Do you wear colours often?

10. Is nature important to you?

My nominees for both awards are: If you don’t do awards no worries, I do like your blog and say :” it is great” with this!

http://beautyalongtheroad.wordpress.com/

http://livelovebegreen.wordpress.com/

http://andreaschwemin.wordpress.com/

http://jamesneed.com/

http://msnaturalmel.com/

http://appliedalliance.wordpress.com/

http://mybeautfulthings.wordpress.com/

http://cindyknoke.com/

http://happsters.com/

http://angelswhisper2011.wordpress.com/

Enjoy your awards!

Award time Part Two

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The curse of a single parent has awarded me a new award on 7th January and I am very honoured to accept it. Thank you so much!

7th January 2013

7th January 2013

So here is what WTMRA winner must do as a recipient of this award:

  • Display the logo on his/her post/page and/or sidebar
  • The Nominee must finish this sentence and post: ” A Great reader is….”
  • Nominate 14 readers they appreciate over a period of 7 days (1 week) – this can be done at any rate during the week. It can be ALL on one day or a few on one day and a few on another day, etc., naming his or her nominees on a post or on posts during the 1 week period.
  • The Nominee shall make these rules, or amended rules, keeping to the spirit of the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award, known to each reader s/he nominates.

A GREAT READER IS……someone who does not judge,  enjoys reading the post,  likes learning,  is open minded,  enjoys a variety and might comment with an honest heart.

My nominees are:

  1. A Grateful Man
  2. The Odd One Out…
  3. Moment Matters
  4. I Know I Made You Smile

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My friend Stefan gave me a nomination for this award on 11th January and I again am honoured to receive it.

Rules again:

1. Add the award logo to your blog.

2. Answer the following questions:
What makes you happiest? When I can make people happy and smile.

Do you love the Ocean or the Mountains more? I like Ocean and sandy beaches.

What has been your favorite moment of 2012? When I started my blog!

What is your favorite quote and why? Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”
~Groucho Marx~  I like this quote because it reminds me that it is me who is in charge of my own happiness.

Do you like yourself? Yes I have learnt to love myself! I can easier give love!

Do you stay up till the Stroke of Midnight on New Years Eve? Yes.

Something you wish to get done ASAP? Finishing my 3 books I have started to read.

What musical instrument have you tried to learn to play? Piano and guitar

Anything you wish you had learned earlier? I would have liked to learn the Cello or the Double Bass.
Do you like to do crafts or draw or even paint? I do like crafts but not draw or paint as I can’t do that to save my life.

My nominees are:

  1. ladysighs
  2. allemeineleidenschaften
  3. Anotherdayinparadise2’s Blog
  4. The Sun Smiles ……..
  5. Inspirational Daily

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Another new award for me is from Alastair and I am grateful and honoured to receive it.

8th January 2013

8th January 2013

The rules for this award :

1.Thank the person who nominated you : Again thank you, Alastair.

2.Tell Seven things about yourself that you haven’t shared yet :

  1. – I like swimming to keep fit.
  2. – I love reading jokes but can never remember them.
  3. – I love quotes and chocolate… good combination!
  4. – I have 2 pets, a cat called Thomas and a Bearded dragon called Lilly.
  5. – I love punctuality.
  6. – I dream in English, German being my mother tongue.
  7. – I have had my first Yoga lesson and I love it!

My nominees are:

  1. Have A Dream
  2. jumpingonclouds
  3. stuff i tell my sister
  4. The Other Side of Ugly
  5. To Be Aware

A very big thank you to all who have nominated me, I love it!