the versatile blogger award

I have been kindly awarded my third blog award by Michelle Bloom.  Thank you so much, I really do appreciate the fact you enjoy reading my blog enough to give me the ‘versatile blogger award’.

Like most of the awards on WordPress, it is required to pass the award onto a few fellow bloggers. In the case of the versatile blogger award, the award goes to 15 people. As i have said on earlier award posts, I don’t follow many blogs, so I may no reach the required 15 people but if you are one of those who do recieve the award it would be great if you could give the award to 15 others.

so the recievers of the award are…


Nomad Grad

World Music-the music journey

Cliffette’s Journal

Pouring my art out

The Panda Chronicles

Truly Naked

ok, i’m going to stop at that point. Not because there aren’t other blogs that i follow who are worthy of an award, but because the others i either haven’t read recently enough, or have been given an award by me before. Nevertheless, all the blogs i follow deserve an award but i felt it was  right to give an award to only those i have read recently.

Well done and thank you to the nominees!

The Liebster Blog Award round 2 (final attempt at posting it…)

A few days ago i was graciously given my second award for my blog-another Liebster Blog Award, given by Pouring my Art Out. Thank you so much for the kind nomination!

I Have actually already attempted to post this several times in the past few days, but for some reason it has bugged at the last moment and posted and empty blog, so i’m afraid this is my last attempt at posting of luck for my self.

So a little about the award. It is given to excellent blogs with fewer than 200 followers that an earlier winner of the award chooses. After recieving the award, the nominee then chooses five blogs that he or she believes have fewer than 200 followers and are good enough to recieve the award.

And here are some instructions of what to do if you recieve the Liebster Blog Award…

1. Thank the person who gave you the award-Thank you Pouring My Art Out!

2. Put up a link to their page-done

3 Copy and paste the award onto your blog-The actual picture I think was causing my blog to bug for some reason (no idea why) so i’ve left it off. Those who recieve the award, you can find it on google images 🙂

4. Pass on the award to five bloggers that have less than 200 followers-See below

5. Let them know they won the award by commenting on their blogs-I shall do so after i have posted this post.

The 5 new nominees (as i chose a different 5 last time i won the award) are…

1. Beautywalk– Full of ideas that i must admit i don’t always fully understand but are certainly interesting to read. Theres also the occasional really quirky idea, my favourite being using a coffee maker to cook spinach

2.Life as i see it-Beautiful photos of nature and landscapes with a inspirational quotes. I love blogs like this

3. Rolling With Vishnu– As an agnostic, i find spiritual ideas that i know very little about fascinating. The blogger is a Vaishnava Hindu and I find it particularly interesting reading about Hindu faith through the eyes of a very insightful follower.

4. SorinPhotography-This absolutely fantastic blog focusses on giving great, creative photos but there is also often a deep article to go along with the photography. One of my very favourite blogs at the moment.

5. Theglasgowmusicscene-A relatively new blog with few posts, but as you would guess from the name, it’s about the Glasgow music scene-one of the best music scenes in the world (in my humble opinion of course) seeing as I am from Edinburgh, perhaps  I shouldn’t be admitting Glasgow to be the better town, but when it comes to music Glasgow is the place to be. I look forward to seeing some great musicians on this blog!

Congratulations to my nominees and thank you for your wonderful blogs!

The Liebster Blog Award

Today i came onto my blog to find that the fantastic blog Limited Literature  has awarded me very kindly with the Liebster Blog Award. Thank you so much, it has been yet another boost to my confidence and determination to make this a very special blog indeed.

The award was started to in order to be given to excellent bloggers, with fewer than 200 followers recognition for their efforts and promotion to a larger audience.

Like ‘Limited Literature, I also have a love of the German language (and all things to do with Germany) so to be given an award that originated in Germany is extra special.

There are some simple rules for the recipient of a Liebster Blog Award:

The rules:

1. Thank your Liebster Blog Award presenter on your blog
2. Link back to the blogger who presented the award to you (for some great poetry and creative writing, check out Limited Literature)
3. Copy and paste the blog award on your blog
4. Present the Liebster Blog Award to 5 blogs of 200 followers or less who you feel deserve to be noticed (see below)
5. Let them know they have been chosen by leaving a comment at their blog

Now for five blogs of fewer than 200 followers that I would like to give the award to. I don’t yet follow many blogs, only choosing ones that i really enjoy reading, so I must say firstly that I am not certain that these blogs do in fact have few enough followers. Nevertheless they do deserve recognition for their great work.

1.Path of Resonance-this is the blog that inspired me to start my own and looks at a number of things including the blogger’s approach to life and musical posts, in particular about the darbuka drum.

2. Lance Schaubert-a wonderfully creative blog, but hard to describe as there is so much going on it it. everything from film reviews to cartography. certainly worth checking out.

3.Haiku 365-The title of this blog almost says it all, but there is a twist-a beautiful photo goes along with each haiku poem.

4.Good Geek Ranting-I’m pretty certain this one has over 200 followers, but its tricky picking from those i follow as i don’t have a long list to choose from. However, this blog certainly deserves recognition. I would describe this blog as ‘life as a story’ and seems to make even the normal day seem gripping.

5.Kjpgarcia-theres some really creative poetry on this blog so well worth checking out.

I would reccomend checking all these blogs out, despite me thinking half of them may not really fit into the ‘under 200 followers’ category.