Wednesday, March 7, 2012

SUNSHINE :-)

Patsy, who I consider a little ray of sunshine was kind enough to pass on to me the Sunshine Award.
To accept this award I have to tell you what makes me happy then pass on the award to other deserving bloggers. So, in no particular order these are some of the things that make me happy:

1. Sunshine and blue skies.
2. Spending the day at the beach walking, exploring the rock pools or mucking around on my body board.
3. WRITING - that really makes me happy, and top that off with a short story acceptance and I am over the moon.
4. Cadbury dairy milk chocolate.... yummy!
5. Strolling through the botanical gardens, especially in Spring.
6. When my kids say, 'I love you Mum.'
7.When people acknowledge me by commenting on my blog and I see my 'following' is growing.
8. Reading
9. When somebody says, 'You inspire me.'
10.Building friendships with writers from all over the world. Their support and encouragement really does make me happy!

Now I would like to pass this Sunshine Award onto Suzanne, Angie, Joanne, Deb, Valerie, and Rae. Please spread the sunshine around and go visit these blogs and say hello. :-)

Keep writing....

23 comments:

  1. Thank you Diane - hope you're enjoying a lovely sunny day!

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    1. You are welcome Joanne, and yes thank you I am enjoying a lovely sunny day :-)

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  2. I love your answers and can relate to all of them except #9, I don't think anyone has ever said I inspire them. How lovely to hear that though.

    Thank you for passing the award on to me, I'll post about it very soon.

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    1. Thanks Debs and you are very welcome. I am sure even though nobody has actually said you have inspired them, you have inspired many! :-)

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  3. Congratulations, Diane - I love your answers x

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  4. Aww Thank you Diane. A good porportion of my answers a very similar to yours, I will do my best to keep the sunshine alive.

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  5. Congrats on the award and thank you so much for passing it on to me, Diane!! You totally just made my day :) *HUGS*

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  6. I am honoured that you included me in the award ceremony. However since I run an award-free blog I must decline your offer. It was something I decided to do some time back and to avoid hurting others I prefer not to retract the decision. I am, though, truly grateful that you thought about me.

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    1. No worries Valerie. I am sure you will continue to spread the sunshine wherever you go. x

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  7. Great answers - can relate to most of them. No kids myself, but I can see why 6 would make you happy.

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    1. Hey Patsy - thanks again for passing on the award to me. It did me good to stop and think about what does make me happy. x

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  8. Wonderful. Feels like I found a ray of sunshine just reading that.

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  10. That is a great list, and you happen to inspire me, Diane. :)

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    1. Awwww thank you David. What a compliment! :-)

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  11. Congratulations on your award. Great answers and all those things make me happy too. Especially #4. ;)

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  12. Hi Shirley, As always lovely to hear from you, thank you. I'm discovering there are a lot of chocolate fans out there! Have a happy day x

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