Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Liebster Award.

I have been given the Liebster Award by Cottage in the Lane.
I have to give you 11 random facts about myself
I am left handed.
I like to keep busy.
I love puzzles of any kind..
I have 5 grandchildren.
I like going to the theatre.
I like reading but not crime fiction.
I don't like being cold.
I love visiting gardens(I'm a member of the National Trust and a frind of Ness Gardens).
I love pottering in my own garden.
I like watching Coronation Street but no other soaps.
I love white wine and sometimes  a gin and tonic!!

Now I have to answer 11 questions set for me.
Favourite Book.I have just read The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas and really enjoyed it.
favourite food.Sea food.
Where did I work.In a northern downtown school and then latterly in a school where I could look out on glorious countryside .
Where have I visited.British Virgin islands,New York,St Petersburg and most European capital cities.
Favourite season .Summer.
Hobbies.Crochet,knitting cross stitch,reading.
Music.not much into music.
How long blogging.2 years.
Favourite flower.anemones of all kinds.
Cat or dog.Cat called Ziggy.

Now my 11 questions to the people I nominate.
Favourite room in the house.
Are you a lark or an owl.
Do you like cooking?
favourite film?
Do you like shopping?
Travel plans for 2013?
Dinner partner?
Can you speak any languages other than english?
Which month is your birthday?
Do you have a favourite perfume?
Are you tidy/untidy?

My nominees are
Knit along with me
Claire knits and crochets.
Great balls of wool.
Alice and Florence.
Filling the space.
Picket Fence fancy.
Marmalade and catmint.
Pixie Mum.
The Journey.
Dian's Tinpanalley
Please give it a go!


  1. Thanks for that. I'm thrilled with the award and have just written my blog. Best wishes, Una, Great Balls of Wool.

  2. Many many thanks for my beautiful Secret Santa pressie. I shall have a go at the above Liebster award.

  3. Congrats and wish you all the best

  4. Congratulations on your award :D

  5. Thanks ever so much for nominating me. Have done my best to answer questions, and think of new ones, plus nominated other bloggers!
    Wendy x :)

  6. I love reading these Leibster award answers. I'm so nosey! Thanks for your comment. Sounds like you've got a nice weekend planned too. The boys are 2 and a half and almost 4 months. Hard work but lovely. Fiona x