Woot! I’ve Been Nominated for Blog of the Year Award, 2013:-)

Blog of The Year 2013 Award

Many thanks to skolender for nominating me for the Blog of the Year Award 2013. Do check out his art blog at http://skolender.wordpress.com, which is full of wonderful paintings by the great man himself.

The instructions for this award are simple:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2013’ Award

2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there are no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ the blog(s) with their award.

3 Let the blog(s) that you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the instructions with them – (please don’t alter the instructions or the badges!)

4 Come over and say hello to the originator of the ‘Blog of the Year 2013’ Award via this link – http://thethoughtpalette.co.uk/blog-awards-2/blog-of-the-year-2013-award/

5 You can now also join the ‘Blog of the Year’ Award Facebook page – click the link here https://www.facebook.com/groups/BlogoftheYear/ and share your blog posts with an even wider audience.

6 And as a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog … and start collecting stars…

Blog of The Year 2013 Award

Yes – that’s right – there are stars to collect!

Unlike other awards which you can only add to your blog once – this award is different!

When you begin you will receive the ‘1 star’ award – and every time you are given the award by another blog – you can add another star!

There are a total of 6 stars to collect.

Which means that you can check out your favourite blogs – and even if they have already been given the award by someone else – you can still bestow it on them again and help them to reach the maximum 6 stars!

My nominations for Blog of the Year Award, 2013

Cindy Knoke  – photography

boy with a hat  – writing

Ese’s Voice   – photography, haiku, and haibun

Jaycee68 – life journal and fearless opinions

Writing Between the Lines  — storytelling through travel photography and words

The Why About This  — words of encouragement and photography

lead.learn.live. —  inspirational words and pictures, quotes, music, human psychology

Harvesting Hecate — thoughts on creativity, writing, and magic

Graphite Bunny —  short, quirky prose

Harcourt 51 — haiku, photography, reflections on life

digginwivdebb — allotment diary

The View Outside — writing

Ralphie’s Portal — humour, poetry, and comment (serious or tongue-in-cheek)

Poetic Parfait — poetry, music, and inspiration

skolender — art

Family of Bloggers Award

Many thanks to David Kanigan for nominating me for the “Family of Bloggers Award” http://davidkanigan.com/2012/10/06/1-year-and-counting/. David entertains his fellow bloggers daily with his insightful and inspiring words at Lead.Learn.Live. My particular favourites are his posts containing amusing observations about human behaviour, with accompanying colourful charts, graphs, photographs, cartoons, or videos.

The rules of the Award

  1. To thank the person who nominated you.
  2. To provide a link to their blog.
  3. Using the anagram of the word ‘FAMILY’ tell us the attributes you bring to the family of bloggers.
  4. Nominate at least 4 other people to join your family of bloggers, and let them know about their nomination.

The Anagram

  • Fun
  • Apostrophes (upholding their right to exist and their correct usage)
  • Melody
  • Impishness
  • Love (of the universal platonic variety)
  • Youthfulness (meaning, still striving for originality or new ways to express old ideas)

My Nominees








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