Tuesday, 20 January 2009


Friends Award

Now I'm not very good at dealing with awards, I find them a bit worrying, confusing and time consuming. My apologies to anyone who has sent me one and I haven't done anything with it.

I've met so many lovely people it seems ungracious to limit who you send it to. I keep forgetting what to do and it takes me so long to check out the instructions, who to give it to, whether they've had it sent to them before and the more people you have to pass it on to the longer it takes. Then I worry in case people may think it's like a chain letter (Catholic guilt), so eventually I give up.

Anyway despite these worries and misgivings I'm posting The Friends Award.

I received The Friend Award from two lovely people in the last two days, Brenda and
Gramma Ann and this time I'm acting on it quickly, no procrastinating!

I'm not limiting the number of people I'm including here and if you've already received this award, then you don't need to do anything. These are some of the lovely people I've "met" that I'm passing it to:

Bennie and Patsy

Brenda at Rinkly Rimes

Cloody and Frank

Gaynor at Me, Life, Cross Stitch, Vegetables and Other Stuff

Gill at That British Woman

Granny Annie

Hippo Chick at Pam's Ponderings

Jeanette at Jen's Chronicles

Kori at Between a Whisper and a Roar

Kris at Quilted SImple

Maggie Ann at Knitting Kat

Marjorie at Cappuccino Thyme

Marla at Life's a Chair of Bowlies

Merle at Merle's Third Try

Patty and Abe at Old Lady Lincoln


Sarah at Brit Gal in the USA

Strawberry Jam Anne

I'd better stop now, it's getting out of hand!

If you haven't visited these blogs, pop in and see them. They'll be pleased to meet you.

The following explanatory paragraph is to be included when you post about this award, it's very nice!

"These blogs are exceedingly charming. These kind bloggers aim to find and be friends. They are not interested in self-aggrandizement. Our hope is that when the ribbon of these prizes are cut, even more friendships are propagated. Please give more attention to these writers.
Deliver this award to eight more and include this cleverly-written text into the body of their award."


  1. Well, Blogging Friend, I agree with you, it is very difficult choosing. But, I enjoy reading your ramblings. And you always leave me such enjoyable comments, I just wanted to thank you for being my blogging buddy.

  2. Thank you so very much! I appreciate your friendship and support. I not to good at awards. I may try to do something with it.

  3. Thank you for the nice award it looks like Valentine Heart's and hugs to you blogger bud.

  4. You are a talented writer, and such a sincere lady. I really enjoy visiting your blog, and I am flattered that you visit mine. Thank you Winifred. I always look forward to hearing from you, and as you have mentioned the internet has made such a difference in our lives. It is a very good thing:)

  5. Well thank you so much Winifred, I just popped in to catch up with a friend and got a lovely surprise!

  6. Oh thank you! I've so enjoyed reading your blog - it's been great getting to know you!

  7. Thank you Winifred - what a lovely award, I feel honoured to be in such company. Like you I feel little awkward about receiving awards and worry a little about who I should pass them to. However I gladly accept this and thank you again.

    A x

  8. Me again - forgot to say I shall definitely be looking in on some of your other friends.

    A x

  9. congrats on getting the award, and a big thank you for nominating me......

    Gill in Canada

  10. Awww thanks. You're the best!

  11. Dear Winifred ~~ Thank you so much for passing
    the Friends Award on to me and I will post it very soon. Like you I think of my blogging friends very fondly and love you all. Thanks for reading my blog and enjoying the jokes etc. Take great care, my friend, Love, Merle.

  12. Thank you very much! To be thought of as a friend is probably the best gift in the world...I will post it as soon as I can work out how to do it. I like you dont normally do the awards thing...(technophobe that I am)..but this one I will try.

  13. Well Winifred, I am afraid you have been tagged at my place for a game. Come visit me when you have time, and play if you'd like. Have a great day!

  14. Sorry, Winifred! I thought I'd commented on this, but I think it was Gramma Ann who gave me one too. They are nice to receive, but you are so right about them being work.

    I'm giving you another one though, so I apologize in advance. Don't worry about when you post it, just know that I love your blog!



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