What do I do when I have gone down with the sand storm? Grit takes up all my viewing pleasure and the grains feel like an full body ex-foliation massage with the devil himself?
Two things: I focus on the good in my life and engage with other people.
WOW! I received the Liebster award and today I am going to use it to as my very own four by four wheely to get me out of desert and closer to the ocean. My favourite place to be.
So thank you to Getting through to Anxiety- a step by step using Practice for lifting my spirits and actually nominating my blog for an award.
I think there is something quite special about being nominated. I know it has become popular to let people nominate themselves but this ,in my opinion, renders the whole idea of accepting an award as generic. It takes all the excitement and the personal touch out of it. That is my opinion.
A quote from my nominators ABOUT PAGE. I really needed to read this quote and I am repeating it as I type.
“Repeat after me: I am stronger than this challenge. And this challenge is making me even stronger.” I originally saw this amazing quote here.
-B.G., Getting Through Anxiety
I want to add that if you accept any award you should only feel comfortable disclosing what you feel comfortable doing and rules in my opinion are flexible ( and sometimes can be broken)
The point is nurturing the essence of the award and upholding that spirit. All my opinion of course.
Thank the person who nominates you and include a link to their blog.
Display the award image on your blog.
Write a 150-300 word post on your favourite blog that is not your own. Explain why this blog is your favorite and provide links.
Give up to 10 random facts about yourself.
Nominate 5-11 bloggers that have less than 200 followers for this award.
Put these rules in your post.
Tell your nominees that they have been nominated for the Liebster Award and provide a link for their blogs.
Come up with 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
What? This is impossible to answer. Every blog I follow,I do because they rock and I love reading them. I’m going to switch things up here. Instead of saying who my favourite blog is I am going to tell you the first blog that comes to my mind when I think of awesomeness . This is only one of many
I like people who have gumption and are not afraid to put their face to their thoughts. I love what Anna does with her Blog. I think she rocks. She reminds me to always take pride in my self and to never be anything but honest and myself . If people don’t like that- well – their loss.
10 Random facts
I love cocktails. I haven’t had a drink since NYE 2015
I can live on liquorice and milk bottles
I am in love with the 1920’s -1940’s era -fashion and music
I used to love reading Martina Cole books but then I opened up my mind and I love all book genres now
I have so many books I have yet to read.
I lived in France for a few years in Marseilles and Grenoble and worked as a femme de menage and a waitress . Oh the glamour!
I spent my 5th birthday at Disney’s Orlando in 1986 – ran after Cinderella and when I finally stopped her – she told me she was on her lunch break. Traumatized for years.
I actually wear glasses but usually wear contacts
I am a sucker for nostalgia. I have a box full of little trinkets and letters and memories from past loves, places I have been, things I have done
I am very good at making out my life is all peaches and cream and fairy dust and unicorn poop.
1.) What’s your favourite personality trait that you possess?
Easy peasy. I’m blunt and honest. If you are having a fat / bad ego day and you really want to know what I think – (don’t ask me unless you really want to know)
2.) What’s the last book you read? Did you enjoy it?
I am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes. Surprisingly, I did enjoy it. Highly recommend – here’s a link
3.) What would your dream office look like
Would include a king side bed , a/c, clean white ,roomy, minimalist – secret room to keep all my books in , a 15 step walk from my bed will be four steps descending into my own pool with a view of a waterfall cascading down. It would have Surround sound for listening to music, and all the latest technology. A secret password to get in and a jazz night club themed shower room .
4.) What issue do you feel most strongly about?
There are so many. Equality. Anti cruelty. Covers most of the issues I am passionate about.
5.) If you could choose one event in your life to do over again, what would you choose?
First one comes to mind going to Ibiza (but this time with more money and time )
6.) Have you ever woke up from a dream crying? If so, what was the dream about (if you don’t remember or want to share, that’s fine!)
I have .. I dreamt my Mom got eaten by a shark. ‘Jaws’ the movie had come out around the that time and my evil cousin was “babysitting” me and forced me to watch it with his date and then made me go to bed on my own afterwards. BASTARD!
7.) Favourite sports team?
Miami heat (Basket ball) and Springboks (Rugby) and Durban sharks.(local South African Rugby team)
8.) Favourite brand of Shampoo?
Aussie (matie )…
9.) Favourite genre of book to read?
Classics – everything..
10.) What was the last movie you saw that you didn’t like?
Oh some rubbish Horror movie – ‘Diabolical’ – Lived up to its name…. plot went ~AWOL
11.) If you could be an actor/actress in a movie, which movie would you choose? Why
I’m going to cheat a bit. If I could be an actor it would have to be Niklaus Michaelson from ‘the Originals’ series or one of his love interests. Why ? because he has the most disarming smile and is the ultimate bad boy and vampire/werewolf hybrid. I like a bit of danger .:D
Blog I nominate – NEW FLOWERS IN DAISY IN THE WILLOWS THEME: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
- hwbrycethewriter – MUST CHECK OUT THIS BLOG –
- sweety5225’s Blog MY THOUGHTS ABOUT DEPRESSION, SUICIDE AND LIVING
- theutopiauniverse Hello, And welcome to my blog,my aim is to offer help,advice and teach ,great things into your life everyday !
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