The Versatile Blogger Award

I am honoured to receive The Versatile Blogger Award, nominated by The Belmont Rooster

For those of you interested in gardening may I point you in his direction, he has a virtual encyclopedia of plants, gardening etc and blogs about all sorts. I enjoy his writing style, his photography, variety of subjects and his humour 🙂 Because he has done it so well (and researched everything properly!) I have copied his version of The Versatile Blogger Award rules and protocol and I thank him for that 🙂

“When you consider nominating a fellow blogger for the Versatile Blogger Award, consider the quality of the writing, the uniqueness of the subjects covered, the level of love displayed in the words on the virtual page. Or, of course, the quality of the photographs and the level of love displayed in the taking of them.

Honor those bloggers who bring something special to your life whether every day or only now and then.”

VBA Rules

  • Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.
  • Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy — if you can figure out how to do it.
  • Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.  (I would add, pick blogs or bloggers that are excellent!)
  • Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link to this site.
  • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

So, 7 things about myself:

1. I sing very loudly in the car where no-one else can hear me

2. I love everything Bohemian and Vintage – embroidery, sequins, florals, rich textures but preferred mode of dress is jeans and top.

3. I don’t enjoy shopping and I dislike supermarkets.

4. I love the scents of old roses and violets, and blue / purple flowers

5. I like alot of time to myself when I don’t have to talk to anyone

6. I am a typical Taurus;  earthy, stubborn, practical , calm… until once every few years   someone will really make me angry then yep, I am afraid I do react like a bull…

7.  I do not know how to use the remote control for our TV (because Roger hogs it) and when I try to use it I invariably have to wait for Roger to arrive to sort a “problem”.

So I need to find 15 other bloggers to nominate for this award. I dislike doing this bit because I am afraid of missing people out whose blogs I enjoy, and because some do not accept. I like doing it because it is acknowledgement to others that I really enjoy their blogs, it is a compliment. So…if you cannot for any reason accept your nomination please accept the compliment (nothing more needs to be done 🙂 )  I enjoy all the blogs I read so if your name isn’t here know I do appreciate all of the ones I follow.

VB #7

1. The Novice Gardener

2. The Contented Crafter

3.Willow Archway

4. Country Lady

5. Rabid Little Hippy

6. RT at

7. Old word Garden Farms

8. Cauldrons and Cupcakes

9. Eric Tonningsen

10.  Bealtaine Cottage

11. Real Food Pledge

12. Gluten Free Gus

13. The why About This

14. The kindness Blog

15. My Watering Can

16 thoughts on “The Versatile Blogger Award

  1. Well of course I have to ‘like’ this post – you gave me a thumbs up – that is so cool! Thank you very much for that vote of confidence – and of course congrats to you for receiving it so you can pass it on .

    I am somewhat conflicted about these award thingies – but then you summed it up so beautifully in your final paragraph. I shall quote you if I may!!?? when I pass it on.


  2. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the nomination. I am deeply touched and honoured. I am going to be one who doesn’t pass on the award though, mainly because every blog I follow deserves this award and I know I couldn’t pick just 15. 🙂
    Congratulations on your own award too. 😀 I am feeling very special right about now so thank you. 🙂


  3. Congrats on your award and thank you for the nomination! Personally I think that everyone that has a blog deserves some credit of sorts. Sometimes it is hard to “put yourself” out there. Thanks again!


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