Keeping the Blogisphere a Beautiful Place

imageMany thanks to http://katiewanderlust.com/ for nominating me. We seem to be blogging kindred spirits – we share the same tastes in travel destinations and hobbies – surfing!

I’m a blogging virgin really and wish I had more time to write, take photos and read about all the fascinating and inspiring things the wordpress community get up.

To accept the award I need to a) drop his page in my post (see above). b) post the award image. (see above). c) share 7 random facts about myself and d) nominate 15 other blogs and let them know about it.

7 Random Facts About Me

  • I only learnt to swim at the age of 13 and I’m still terrible
  • One of my bucket list items is to do an open water swim
  • My current job involves looking after premature babies born as early as 24 weeks gestation
  • I can catch a frisbee while upside-down doing a one-handed cartwheel
  • I have a fear of snakes that stems from a childhood memory of being taken to the snake temple in Penang, Malaysia
  • I did Grade 7 piano but wish i could play by ear
  • I’m allergic to kiwi fruit

15 Blogs I Find Inspiring

http://jordantheheadcase.wordpress.com/ – inspiring stuff from a woman who has shared her thoughts on life after multiple brain surgeries

http://twoflightlessbirds.wordpress.com/ – Scotland to New Zealand – Kiwis sure know how to travel. Very jealous.

http://lesleycarter.wordpress.com/ – major bucket list envy

http://harindabama.com/ – love this guy’s photos and posts from exotic locations. Visual escapism at its best

http://emmasbucketlist.com/ – choosing to live life to the full after personal tragedy – A lesson for us all.

http://50yearproject.wordpress.com/ – ambitious would be an understatement. Go big or go home.

http://ontheluce.com/ – getting the work-life balance right

http://dubiousphoto.wordpress.com/ – wish I could take photos like this

http://everywhereonce.com/ – proving you can still do some immense travelling without flying

http://bunzbakes.wordpress.com/ – because I can’t bake for shit, but my mouth waters at the sight of those creations.

http://toemail.wordpress.com/ – a wacky idea, well executed

http://thesoulshines.wordpress.com/ – this traveller is doing exactly what I want to do. Beautiful photos and writing make this one of my favourite blogs

http://africafarandwide.wordpress.com/ – because Africa is somewhere I have barely experienced. This blog really captures how unique it is.

http://charlottehoatherblog.com/ – something a bit different – wish I was truly musical like this girl.

http://worldsmanywonders.wordpress.com/ – great to read about someone at the beginning of her travelling escapades who feels that travelling the world is her destiny. Will follow with interest.

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