Tuesday, 4 September 2007

I'm nice, apparently!..........

Well I don't know what to say! Two (yes people, 2!) have nominated me for a "nice matters" award. I'm sure most people who know me would be gobsmacked that the word "nice" has been applied to me in any context, but I'm thrilled to receive it. Thank you so much to Rachel at milesawayinfrance and dottycookie for passing on to me.

The last award I received was in my last year at high school and was the prestigious "skiving off games" award - I kid you not! Many a happy hour was spent sitting on the toilet cistern in the changing rooms just so we didn't have to brave the all weather hockey pitch in temperatures of minus 10 wearing nothing but the shortest gym skirt!

The award was started by Bella Enchanted for the following reasons : "to those that are just nice people, good blog friends and those that inspire good feelings and inspiration! Those that care about others and are there to lend support or those that are just a positive influence in our blogging world"

I now have to nominate others who I think deserve such an award and we all know how difficult that is, but here goes, in no particular order ;

Clare at Elfie and Me who always spends the time to email responses to any comment left

Tracy at cupcakes at home who writes the most glorious blog about her big move "up North"

Louise at lulu lolly legs who makes the most gorgeous things and is lovely into the bargain

Sophie at Sophie Honeysuckle's English decor her blog is pure eye candy and doesn't make me at all envious!

Catherine at Molly cupcakes who leaves the loveliest comments and regales us with tales of her busy life

Kim at Ragged Roses who makes the most amazing things

Marie at Marie Chantal Handmade Skincare who has bravely started a new business but always makes time to leave words of encouragement for others

Suzie of Suzie Sews for her honesty and unbelievable maternal skills

There are so many more I could add.....................

I'll leave you with a little garden picture, a fab Verbena Bonariensis (think that's right!) I planted this summer. It's really come up trumps!


claire said...

Yes, you ARE nice! so it was very well deserved.

I'm really pleased and flattered to be mentioned. Thank you so much. You've made my day!

i've been a bit distant from blogging recently (summer holiday syndrome) but now I'm back and it will be hard to get rid of me!

Mary said...

Congratulations on the award. I love that Verbena. I have has patches of it for about 5 years.If you trim off the dead heads it will return next year and may even seed off more for you.

Sew Recycled! said...

Congratulations! Well deserved, you do come across as I nice person.
I too love Verbena and can't get enough of it, I managed to sow some from seed I had collected.

mollycupcakes said...

Thankyou for the award, I have just got the same one from Sarah at pink-petal-designs and I have awarded it to you as well lol.
So yes you are very nice.
Thanks again for mine and hope you enjoy yours hehe!
Speak soon. oh the flowers are just beautiful, most of mine have been eaten by my daugthers bunny flaming thing argh!

Catherine x

Ragged Roses said...

Of course you're nice!!! congrats on the award - you deserve it! ( I remember skiving off hockey too, those hockey sticks were just too scary!). A big thank you too for nominating me, very flattered. HUGE thank you!
Kim x

Sophie Honeysuckle said...

Congratulations on your award! You deserve it, you have such a lovely blog! And thanks so much for nominating me!! That's lovely and has brightened up my day! (p.s. you have a pure eye-candy blog in my opinion!)

carolyn said...

Of course your nice - congrats on the award.

Louise said...

Well how VERY nice you are!! Thanks for nominating me that was a lovely surprise. I'm kind of glad your summer holidays are over because now hopefully we'll hear a bit more from you! Love the verbena - our gardens are starting to spring to life finally, Yay!

Ragged Roses said...

Hi Julia - me again. I'm afraid! Just wanted to reply to your comments - I'm still finding the quiet very strange (it's seems to have been noisy here for so long) and I'm still busy tidying up too! What I really wanted to say is, I so remember that feeling in your mouth from eating too many sherbet pips!

Suzie Sews said...

You are really nice, I quite agree and thank you for saying I am too, how nice we are...
Good to catch up with all your goings on whilst I have been away. Take care
Suzie Sews