Awards!

Recently, I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award- a first- and the Liebster Award! Sophie from Sophie Speaks Up And Rachael from Writing Rachael Ritchey nominated me for these awards. Thank you both, a lot! You must check out their blogs immediately. These ladies write stunning.

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The rules of the Sunshine Blogger Award are-

1) Thank the person who nominated you.

2) Answer the questions from the person who has nominated you.

3) Nominate some other bloggers for this award.

4) Write the same amount of questions for the bloggers you have nominated.

5) Notify the bloggers you have nominated.

Sophie’s Questions are-

1) What’s the one thing you’ve wanted but never ever told anyone? I wanted to be the one to write Harry Potter.
2) Would you tell your deepest darkest secret to a total stranger if you’re never gonna meet him again? Sure! Check it out here.
3) Who do you consider your blogger twin? Phoenix.
4) What’s the one thing you would never bring to a desert island? Maybe clothes. It’d be too hot and humid for that.
5) Describe your blog using a movie title. Dil Chahta Hai- The Heart Wants.
6) Weirdest/funniest conversation or statement you’ve overheard in the restroom? “I have fat thighs,” a class sixth girl said to her friend, when her thighs could have not even equated my forearm. Kids, I tell you!
7) English word that you hate the most? Chemistry. Oh wait, I hate studying that too. High five!
8) Do you think Batman can beat Superman? I can beat them both. 

My Questions are-

1. How would Superman feel if his cape blew away in the wind?
2. A 5 year child asks you how you were born. How would you explain?
3. In which direction do five gay men walk?
4. Would you rather have a world full of snakes or rats?
5. You get to cook a five course meal for anyone you admire. Who would be the first invite?
6. Can your tongue touch you nose? Post a picture.
7. What would you name your kid?
8. Complete the lyrics: And right now there’s a steel knife in my windpipe…..

Thank you Sophie! 😀

Rachael’s Questions are:

  1. If you could be any super hero, already imagined or one of your own making, what would it be? Why? Maybe Iron Man. Because he is awesome!
  2. Forrest Gump said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Are you the kind of person who will try anything once or are you afraid of the possibility of hating whatever you might bite into, so you don’t try? I try to try most of the time. That’s how my education is going 😛
  3. What is it about blogging that makes you keep coming back for more? The amazing feedback and the appreciation makes me want to write more and prove my versatility and my ability. Also that it’s a great platform to meet like minded people.
  4. If you could tell the next generation one thing, what would it be? There’s nothing like the world we live in. 
  5. Were/are you cool or a nerd in high school? How does this affect your outlook on life now? Nerd. I am still in school, though. 
  6. Do you have a favorite place to just sit and relax? If so, where? My bed, or the car backseat. 
  7. What is your biggest secret goal for this year? To get a good grade and/or get a scholarship to study abroad. 
  8. When did you first start blogging and how did it feel? 2011. It was actually very boring. I didn’t know how it worked. I was young. And I had no idea why people didn’t visit my blog. 
  9. No matter how many times I try to stay away from alien questions, Brant Hanson’s voice keeps popping back in my head. I have to ask, If an alien from outer space offered you one million dollars and an island of your own in exchange for your ability to formulate coherent replies to people’s questions, would you do it? No. 
  10. What are your top 3-5 qualities you appreciate/admire in your friends? Their honesty, open appreciation, sense of humour and being good at everything they do.

My nominees are:

Archita
Aman
Erika
Shubhada
Hannah
Lexi
Suri
Erika

Congratulations everyone! 😀

Liebster Award #4

Yes, my favorite award is here once more! Hannah from The View Through My Window nominated me for the Liebster Award on June 23, 2015. Thank you so much Hannah, and I’m so glad you find my blog worth appreciating! Anyhow, to all my readers, she writes beautifully and I love her photography a lot which you can check out here.


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The rules of this award are:

-Thank the blogger who nominated you and display the award on your page

-Nominate ten other bloggers for the award

-Answer ten questions asked by the person who nominated you

-Ask your nominees ten questions.

The answers to Hannah’s questions are:

1.  What is the best holiday you have ever been on? Kashmir here and Goa.

2. A Random fact about you: I love reading acceptances speeches that people write on their blogs when they receive awards.

3. A Novel / Movie or both( or any of your preferred strains like Plays, Poems etc) that just BLEW your mind: The movie, The Notebook and as for both, The Book Thief.

4. An early childhood memory: I don’t remember but my mom told me that when I was three and we used to live on the third floor in an apartment, I used to throw steel utensils from the balcony below and it was at the risk of dropping at someone’s head,

My nominees are:

Aaron and Jonathan

Mon

Shreya

Anukriti

Nidhi

Mr. Simple

Neha

Aakansha

Aman

Indian Drifter

Congratulations everyone! My questions to you are:

1. If you were stuck in the middle of an island with an option to choose drinkable sea water, or edible sand as food, what would you choose and why?

2. You have the opportunity to ask for one superpower. What would it be?

3. Would you rather have dinner for breakfast or breakfast for dinner? Would you invite me?

4. Have you ever lived through a day without knowing that it’s not day?

5. What do you think, would your wrestler name be?

7. How many times can you bathe in a day?

8. What is that maximum of money who’ve spent shopping in a day?

9.How do you like my blog?

10. Can you spot one mistake in this post?

`Best of luck to all the nominees! Happy blogging!

Love,

Akanksha

Versatile Blogger and Liebster Award.

This week, I was honoured by two of my lovely friends for three awards. Shambhavi, the beautiful blogger from the Ultimate Solace was kind enough to consider me for the Liebster Award, and Yashika, the amazing poet from Yashika194’s Blog nominated me for the Liebster AND the Versatile Blogger Award. Thanks you two and to my readers, please head to their blogs. They are utterly brilliant.

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The rules for the Versatile Blogger Award are:

1. First of all,give the link and name of the blogger who nominated you, in your post.
2. Secondly,share 7 facts about you.
3. Lastly,nominate any number of fellow bloggers for the same.

Some facts about me:
1. I’ve been pining for this One Tree Hill hoodie for over an year now: here. So, anyone wants to make me happy? Buy this for me please.
2. I’m trying to lose some pounds but it’s not happening like I expected. Not at all, actually.
3. I’m really excited for Avengers-Part 2. Going on Sunday.
4. I love driving my scooty.
5. Dark Lord Funk, a parody of Uptown Funk is my favorite song at the moment.
6. I love Nutella.
7. My best friend recently got married. Lol, just kidding. I have nothing.

My nominations are:

G at 365 Days of Fun, Tears, Fears and Love
E
mily at Emily’s Posts
E
rika at Erika Fuego
 Kelzbelz at Kelzbelzphotography
P
reetha at Bovine Chronicles

Congratulations everyone! Looks forward to see your acceptance speeches.

The rules for this award are:

1. Once you are nominated, make a post thanking and linking the person who nominated you.
2. Include the Liebster Award sticker in the post too.
3. Nominate 10 other bloggers who you feel are worthy of this award. Let them know they have been nominated by commenting on one of their posts. You can also nominate the person who nominated you.
4. Ensure all of these bloggers have less than 200 followers.
5. Answer the ten questions asked to you by the person who nominated you, and make ten questions of your own for your nominees.
6. Lastly, COPY these rules in the post.

The answers to Shambhavi’s questions are:

Q1. What is your motivating word?
Hope. 
Q2. What is it, that you want to achieve at present or in near future?
A scholarship to any of the Ivy League Universities. Or a good percentage in the Boards. 
Q3. An animal you would love to share your life with?
A dog.
Q4. Your idea behind this blog?
To have some place to present my work, and vent sometimes. 
Q5. Music genre of choice? Mention the artist/song close to your heart.
Changes. Currently, favorite song would be Dua.
Q6. Your thoughts on love?
It’s infinite, endless and an abyss. 
Q7. One colour that can change your mood?
Blue. 
Q8. Favourite quote?
Currently, “Make a wish and place it in your heart. Anything you want. Everything you want. Do you have it? Good. Now believe it can come true. You never know where the next miracle is going to come from, the next smile. The next wish come true. But if you believe that it is right around the corner. And you open your heart and mind to the possibility of it. To the certainty of it. You just might get the thing you’re wishing for. The world is full of magic. You just have to believe in it. So make your wish. Do you have it? Good. Now believe in it. With all your heart.” -One Tree Hill. 
Q9. Hobbies other than blogging?
Poetry, reading, searching up trivia, watching sitcoms, and travelling. 
Q10. Recommend a dish I must try.
There’s this restaurant called Tunday Kababi. Their chicken biryani is love, though I eat only the rice because I’m a vegetarian.

The answers to Yashika’s questions are:

1. Which place is your dream destination?
New York. 
2. What’s your opinion about politics?
I’m apolitical.
3. Which person(s) is your primary concern? Mention the name and why?
Right now, myself. I’ve my future at stake. 
4. What is the craziest thing that you have done so far?
Would sleeping for 21 hours be considered crazy? 😛
5. Books or movies – which one do you prefer and why?
Depends. I’m a mooks buff.
6. If you had superpowers , what would you do?
Read people’s minds.
7. Who is your best friend at WordPress?
Ah, caught me. Maybe you, Yusra, Adi, Phoenix, Nisha or Anoop. But I love all I haven’t mentioned here.
8. Make a wish!
I wish this year never ends.
9. Tell me your favourite joke!
-Knock, knock.
-Who’s there?
10. Describe me and my blog in one sentence.
Utterly brilliant. 

The nominees for this award are:

Prose Over Bros
Punk Rock And Reticence
Radio Cure
A Little Bit Of Life
Anishok
Arkajyotipatra’s Blog
Banjarannn
Echoes Of Life
It’s All About Hope
Life As A Misfit Fuck Up

Congratulations everyone! Your questions are:

1. What is the one thing you’d like to change about yourself?
2. Share a secret.
3. How would you describe a rainbow to a blind person? (Hey, Phoenix!)
4. What’s your favorite book and why?
5. If you get a chance to relive one memory, what would it be?
6. Opinion on Harry Potter?
7. What’s your favorite movie and why?
8. Your last dream?
9. Would you rather eat a lizard or a mouse if situation as such arises?
10. Favorite quote?
11. Opinions about me, my blog.

ALL THE NOMINEES ARE FREE TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE NOMINATION.

Look forward to all your posts. Happy blogging guys! Have a great weekend.

My first award as a blogger!

Hi everybody! I’m back… with some great news. I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award. Can you believe it? And it’s there, thanks to Yashika, who writes amazing poems and is pretty awesome at drawing. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. It’s been three and a half years of blogging now and I’ve never been happier.

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This award is accompanied by the following rules:
1. Put the Liebster Award logo on your blog.
2.Answer the questions given and then come up with 10 new ones to ask your nominations.
3. Nominate 8 other blogs, let them know you have nominated them and put a link to their blog in your post.
4.No tag-backs.
5. You must tell all the blogs that you have nominated them.

The answers to Yashika’s questions are:

1. What’s your profession?
I’m a student, dreamer and a part time blogger.

2. If given a chance to change your profession, what would you like to become?
I’ll have a chance to change it only if I get educated. But I’d like to change myself from a dreamer to an achiever.

3. What’s your reason behind starting this blog?
I was always a poet. A writer. An avid reader. My father thought I’d be a good idea to put my thoughts somewhere collective instead of being scribbled on a piece of paper, later found in the dustbin.

4. Who is your role model?
My grandfather, dad and J.K. Rowling.

5. Which place is your dream destination?
New York or the English countryside.

6. Name the person who loves you the most.
My mommy.

7. Which bloggers inspire you?
Abirami and Krshna and Adi.

8. Where do you see yourself ten years from the present?
Maybe in New York, editing the New York Times, or travelling the world as a Fox Traveller journalist.

9. Which is your favourite cartoon character?
Oswald and his dog, Winnie.

10. If given a chance, which fictional character would you like to become?
Hermione Granger or Katniss Everdeen.

The nominees for the Liebster Award are *drumroll* (I’ve always wanted to do that):

1. Hannah: Confessions of a Hopeless Introvert
2. Shweta/Isher: The White Vespa
3. Princess: La Sua Principessa
4. Megan: Jump Rope
5. Amelia: Keep Your Feet
6. Nomad: A Wandering Soul
7. Anoop: Tranquil Yet Alive
8. Yusra: Gulab Jamman Writes

Congratulations everyone! Your questions are:

1. What do you want from life?
2. What’s your secret fantasy?
3. What is your favorite color and why?
4. If you could change  into an animal anytime, what would it be and why?
5. Do you believe in love at first sight? Why/why not?
6. What do you believe is humans’ greatest strength?
7. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind every morning when you wake up?
8. A trip with your best friend or a brunch with good friends?
9. What’s your favorite book?
10. If you could date one celebrity, who would it be and why?

Thank you everyone for all the love and support. I’ve some great articles lined up. Hope you’ll enjoy them.

Regards,
Akanksha