Nilanjana Bose has very kindly nominated me and my blog for the Liebster Award. Thank you, Nila!
My first task as a recipient of the Liebster Award is to answer 11 questions given to me by the lovely Nila. Here are my answers:
Describe yourself in one word.
What is your beverage of choice when you're sitting writing a blogpost?
Coffee – preferably served by the lovely George Clooney… the imagination works wonders
Complete the sentence. I can't do without my ..........
Name the top five things on your bucket list
To be a successful, published author
To rent a large cabin in the Alps for a big family Christmas – chef included
To take a flying lesson
To have a long conversation with Sir Richard Branson
To help my family achieve their bucket list
What is your relationship with James Bond?
We are both British and admire Dame Judy Dench.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Between Herefordshire in the UK and NRW Germany. That is where my family is, thus my heart.
What is the message that you would send out through your blog? Your life?
Dreams can come true with hard work and lots of gumption.
Every adult is a guardian to the children in his/her community. Agree?
Having raised a lovely daughter and been a teacher for many years, I would agree.
Technology is making life...........
More colourful but don’t forget how to do things without it.
Have you read any poetry beyond school? If yes, whose? Name a favourite poet.
I’m not a poetry fan but thoroughly enjoyed reading Nilanjana’s poetry throughout April’s A to Z Challenge.
Spring, summer, autumn or winter? Why?
I love all seasons due to the changing colour scheme.
Random Facts About Me
Stage two of accepting this award is to give 11 random facts about myself, so here goes:
I loved school dinners as a child.
When I was 12, I wrote a song and sent it to Cher.
My favourite author to date is David Baldacci.
I performed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall.
I drank Dom Perignon at a Barry Manilow concert.
I drove around the Nürburgring racing track in a VW Polo.
I was chased by a bull on the island of Madeira.
I twisted my ankle at a Judo lesson – I fell off the mat.
I used to think ‘shell suits’ were cool.
I used to tap dance – badly.
I once made black tar – it was supposed to be cherry jam.
These are the official rules for accepting the Liebster Award.
- Thank the person who nominated you, and post a link to their blog in your post. Done
- Display the award on your blog — by including it in your post and/or displaying it using a “widget” or a “gadget”. Done
- Answer 11 questions about yourself, which will be provided to you by the person who nominated you. Done
- Provide 11 random facts about yourself. Done
- Nominate 5–11 blogs that you feel deserve the award, that have less than 1,000 followers. Coming up!
- Create a new list of 11 questions for the nominees to answer. Coming up!
Here are my five nominees, whose blogs I throughly enjoy and believe are worthy of an award. Please do visit these blogs - you'll not be disappointed.
To my lovely blogger Liebster Award nominees, should you choose to accept the award, here are your eleven questions from me. I've tried to keep it short, sweet and fun.
Which of the following would you choose and why?
1. Printed books or E-books?
2. Cinema or Theatre?
3. Cities or Countryside?
4. Cows or sheep?
5. Superman or Batman?
6. Driver or passenger?
7. Sweet or savoury?
8. Thriller or Romance?
9. Sandals with socks or without socks?
10. Sunbathing on the beach or by the pool?
11. Justin Timberlake or Justin Bieber?