7 September 2013

Community & a Very Inspiring Award

Blogging more than anything seems to be about community. Creating a community with readers, interacting and learning from other bloggers, and being inspired. In this respect I've been very lucky, what with Foodie Blogger Connect people, some awesome Tweet Ups and Ladies in Blogging meets there are some lovely people I've met.

I've also ended up being invited to lurk about London, not with hoodlums in dirty doorways but with a posse of bloggers who love the history and uniqueness of one of the greatest (and for the sake of honesty, at times most exasperating) cities in the world. We tend to be found around beautiful buildings, funky museums and cafes that sell scones, and laugh so hard that my sides hurt.

One of these mischievous lovely bloggers who keeps us in line (or as much as she's able) is Fran, who writes at Sequins and Cherry Blossoms. She has kindly nominated me for the "very inspiring blogger award", which links up with other cool blogs. Cheers Fran!

So, to share the award I'm meant to offer 7 facts, ok then;
  1. Never having visited the South Island of New Zealand, we are making that a priority for our next visit home.
  2. I'm not perfect, and I'm happy with that.
  3. I hate shoes. I hate shoes. I hate shoes. Must be a touch of the hobbit.
  4. I love chocolate, but chocolate cake not so much.
  5. My secret vices include; cheap swiss roll, Oreo centres and coconut anything.
  6. My scarf collection is bordering on the crazy.
  7. Sitting around a kitchen table laughing is one of my favourite activities.

And to pass the blogging torch on, I implore these lovelies to take up the cause, and in turn share a few facts and nominate up to 11 bloggers:

+ last but not least, You!

I loves them all.


  1. Your facts are great!! I, too, can spend hours sitting around a table chatting and laughing with friends or family! Especially if there's food on the table! ;o)

    By the way, I did get your email about the quote-photo link up and I'm sorry I haven't gotten back to you about that. We have been crazy this week trying to prep for our daughter's trip to Wales and our trip to Bath - it's been nuts! I'm sorry, but I don't think I'm going to have time to participate properly this time! Maybe next time around if you do it again!

    1. Cheers! I actually think sitting round a table is my favourite kind of holiday.
      No worries - next time :) It really was a random thought :)

  2. I agree that sitting around laughing is just top of the charts!

  3. Aw thanks for nominating me! I might get on this when I'm back in England and my life has some semblance of normality again! :)

    1. My pleasure, it's true! No hurry :D


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