The Liebster Award on WordPress

I have been nominated by g.m.beloin for The Liebster Award.

The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.
Liebster is a German word and translates to ‘favourite’ meaning that the award would go to the most favourite blog.

I have been blogging since the end of February 2014, and am really proud to receive such a nomination.

On the day that I found out I had been nominated, I was feeling really crappy and was literally on the point of giving up.
I was basically telling myself, “what is the point of all this, why am I doing this?” And feeling completely dejected and hopeless about the entire blogging thing.

Then I got the email, and after finding out what the award was for, I didn’t feel so crappy anymore and in fact, I felt really good about myself and what I had done.

It taught me that, you don’t always need to see results to know that you’re going somewhere, so when you’re feeling hopeless and without a point, just keep going, keep doing what you love, and something good will come out of it in the end.

Now, I have to nominate 11 fellow bloggers who each have less than 200 followers and ask them all a set of 11 questions of my own choosing.

If you are an up and coming blogger with less than 200 followers, please contact me or comment below.
I will review your blogs and post my nominations at a later date.
Then I shall decide on the winner.

The questions that were asked of me by g.m.beloin are as follows, along with my answers.

1. What is your favorite childhood memory?
I would have to say, the day I went to Belgium on a school trip with my friends. We brought sweets and energy drinks on to the coach and after scoffing the sweets and glugging down the energy drinks, we became so hyper. It must have looked like we had been sniffing solvents. We went from giggles to hysterical laughter, daring each other to do stupid things and even using the coach driver’s microphone to give shout outs to all our favourite friends! It’s been about 9-10 years since that day and I still giggle every time I think of it.

2. Your last random act of kindness?
Cross stitching a ‘Have a nice dump’ picture for my boyfriend’s bathroom.

3. Why and when you started blogging?
I started blogging at the end of February in 2014 because I had quit my crappy job and decided to do something I was actually interested in. People around me have always said that I have a way with words, so I decided to take up writing and creating a blog was my first step towards making it a career. I have my first ebook being published on 16th April this year.

4. What is your guilty pleasure?
Chocolate. It’s always chocolate.

5. Do you collect anything?
I collect books, souvenirs from places I’ve been to, glass jars and bottles for crafts sake, unwanted materials, again for crafts sake and I also have a little memory jar where I write down everything I want to remember about the year on little notes. I screw it up and throw it in the jar, meaning to get them all out on New Year’s Eve, read through the good times and then either hoard them in a box in the loft or throw them in the fire.

6. The last book you read?
Anna karenina by Leo Tolstoy

7. Your biggest accomplishment?
Being nominated for the Liebster award!

8. What sort of things are on your bucket list?
Skydiving, bungee jumping, travelling the world and if not the world, maybe just Hawaii.
Teaching orphan children in a foreign country and helping with conservation projects in the third world.

9. When/where are you the happiest?
It’s a toughey. It’s between when I’m with my boyfriend playing table tennis or eating or when I’m in my corner, writing down my ideas and my blog posts.

10. Favorite place to eat and what do you order?
Every place is my favourite place to order food and it doesn’t matter what kind of food it is, because I will eat anything!

11. Your favorite quote or person to quote?
Everything will be alright in the end. If it’s not alright, it’s not the end.

So that’s it! Wish me luck in winning the award.
Remember if you are an upcoming blogger with less than 200 followers then get in touch and you could be nominated for the award next.

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Much love

God bless

I’m writing an E-Book

So, it has been a few weeks since I posted here at blueskybrightsunshine.

But I have been extremely busy working on new material for the upcoming e-book, “Life lessons from a 21 year old” which is set for publication on 16th April 2014.

It is my first publication and will be available on all major internet bookstores, such as Lulu.com, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and Amazon Kindle.

I have high hopes for this book and have been pouring my heart, soul and entire past into it, so I really hope that it is enjoyed by many.

It has been a turbulent start to 2014 for me, but with a little love and perseverance, day by day, I am learning and growing into a new, better version of myself and I can’t wait to share it with all you beautiful people.

Thanks for reading.

Beth.