Sunday, 17 March 2013

Liebster Award

I have been awared a blogger award from Sooz from Sooz in the Shed

I am not very sure on these awards, but Sooz says 'It seems to be a way of promoting fellow bloggers, and we could all do with a bit of that, so here goes...'  and why not?

So here goes, these are the rules....

The rules of the award are as follows..
- List 11 random facts about yourself
- Answer the 11 questions which are given to you by your nominator
- Ask 11 questions for all the bloggers that you nominate to win the award
- Nominate 9 bloggers with less than 200 followers to win the award
- Go to each of the nominees' pages to inform them about their nomination
- Thank the blogger who nominated you by mentioning them and linking their blog in your post
11 Things about me
1.  I am married to Jim, we have been married for 18 yrs this May.
2.  We have two children, Ben (19) and Charley-Jennifer (17).
3.  We have two bouncy golden retrievers, Izabel (6) and Defi (3).
4.  We have Claude, our very old geriatric mog (cat) who is now 21.
5.  We all live in the beautiful county of Herefordshire in England and my bedroom window view is of the Black Mountains which are in Powys and Monmouthshire in South East Wales.
6.  I love to make lampwork glass beads, especially those with faces and bums!
7.  I drink Assam tea, black, and lots of it!
8.  I love to listen to the radio whilst torching and sing along to all the old songs from the 60's and 70's, even though I wasn't born in the 60's!
9.  My favourite time of the day is walking my dogs down by the River Wye.
10. I love to read, fantasy books being the current favourite.
11. I love brussel sprouts.
11 Questions from Sooz

1.  If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Brussel Sprouts.
2.  Do you have a secret talent, if so what is it?
I can still get my knees over my head at the grand age of 40 something!
3.  Have you met any celebrities?
Yes, but was a long time agon.
4.  Do you have a pet name?
I use my pet name of Laney in everyday life, its my original name I rarely use.
5.  Do you have any pets?
Yes, my two goldens, and Claude our mog, sadly our chooks were killed this week by the fox.
6.  If you had to make someone a special meal, what would it be?
Ha!  it would have to be a take out as my cooking skills are awful, thankfully hubby is a great cook!
7.  What is your favourite holiday destination?
I love the idea of holidays, of sunshine and have visited many beautiful countries, but, my favourite place is home.
8.  What style of music do you like and who is your favourite music artist?
Country music and Dolly Parton is my hero.
9.  What would be your ideal day?
I am lucky to have my ideal days most days, just a little bit more sunshine and everyday would be perfect.
10.  Have you done anything you really regret?
Yes.  I didn't have a normal family life growing up, I regret dwelling on what I didn't have for so long.
11.  Do you believe in Karma?
My 11 questions for my chosen bloggers...
1.  Are you tidy or untidy when you are working on your craft?
2.  What is your favourite colour?
3.  What is it that inspires the craft that you do?
4.  Are you a night owl or a morning lark?
5.  Who do you admire and why?
6.  What is your favourite meal?
7.  Where would you like to live, anywhere in the world and if money was no object.
8.  If you could be an animal for the day, which one and why?
9.  If you could choose any time in history to live, which era and why?
10.  How do you start your craft/piece of art, with sketches or just get on with it?
11.  Do you have a favourite artist and why?
And my nominees for the blog award are...

Phew!!  that was a list! and thank you to Sooz for nominating me.
Laney x


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