A Lovely Award for My Blog
Thank you to Juliet Greenwood author of 'Eden's Garden' for nominating me for this lovely blog award.
The Rules for this Award are as follows:
1.Thank the person nominating you for the award:
Once again, many thanks to Juliet for not only nominating this very 'young' blog, but also for being a warm, supportive, helpful and encouraging writer-friend on my journey. Check out Juliet's books, and her exquisitely beautiful author site at: http://Juliet Greenwood.wordpresss.com/ It is like walking into the cool green countryside.
2. List TEN things about yourself:
3. Nominate SIX blogs that you think deserve the Kreativ Blogger Award
|The Grand Canal|
1. My favourite place in the world is Venice
|Magnus, my Roman Snail|
2. I belong to the Conchological Society of Great Britain: my area of expertise is Helix Pomatia (Roman Snails). I have 2 in my garden.
|Don't do this at home!|
3. In February, at the age of 61, I had my first tattoo: I have the words: Be not afeard on the inside of my right arm. These words are spoken by Caliban in 'The Tempest'. I had the tattoo done 'live' on air on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme as part of their 'Leap for Leap Year' listener project.
4. All my father's family, except for one brother, perished in the Holocaust.
5. My pink 1988 customized Citroen car is called Annie-Rose. I am a member of 2CVGB. I show Annie-Rose at car meets.
6. In 1966, age 16, I helped organise an anti Vietnam War demonstration in my home town. As a result, I was on the American Embassy blacklist for many years.
|A sunbathing flute|
7. I play the flute, rather badly. I failed my Grade 8 flute exam by 1 mark!
8. I have an allotment in my back garden. I grow lots of Charlotte potatoes.
9. When I was 47, I went back to university and re-trained as a secondary school English teacher. I was the oldest student in my cohort.
10. In my spare time (!) I make patchwork
|A Sampler quilt|
My 6 nominees for their amazing, creative, inspirational blogs are:
Nikki Goodman: http://nikkigoodman.wordpress.com
Cara Cooper: http://caracoopers.blogspot.com
Chris Hill: http://songoftheseagod.wordpress.com
Sheryl Browne: http://sheryls-ramblings.blogspot.co.uk
Mandy K James: http://mandykjameswriter.blogspot.com
Kate Hardy: http://katehardy.blogspot.com