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Stop press! I’m Interviewed Again!

1 May

Stop press!

My conversation with the avid reader and outstanding new blogger of books, Pankaj Goyal, is now live.

A big ‘Thank you’ to him for conducting this talk and presenting it so beautifully.

If you’d like to learn a little about me, please follow this link. http://pgalmora.wordpress.com/?s=margaret+lynette+sharp

 

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Another Award!

16 Dec
This Gold is my favourite colour: today

This Gold is my favourite colour: today

Well, will wonders cease?

Here it is, nearly Christmas, and what do I learn?

That the wonderful blogger, KidazzleInk, http://kidazzleink.com/2013/12/16/the-sisterhood-of-the-world-bloggers-award/ has nominated me yet again for a prestigious blogging award!

2 X Sisterhood of the World

The rules for receiving the Sisterhood of the World bloggers award are as follows.

1. Provide a link and thank the blogger who nominated you for this award.
2. Answer 8-10 questions.
3. Nominate 10-12 blogs that you find a joy to read.
4. Provide links to these nominated blogs and kindly let the recipients know that they have been nominated.
5. Include the award logo within your blog post.

I’m delighted to be considered worthy of this award.

The Questions:

  1. Your favorite color – the glorious gold of the hibiscus is hard to beat.
  2. Your favorite animal – dogs. I have cared for, and loved deeply, many wonderful canines.
  3.  Facebook or Twitter – I like both, but Facebook is my favourite.
  4. Your favorite pattern – probably stripes.
  5. Do you prefer getting or giving presents? – Enjoy both, though choosing a gift can be quite challenging.
  6.  Your favorite number? – 12
  7. Your favorite day of the week? – Sunday.
  8. Your favorite flower? – Too many: Western Australian Red-flowering gums, Camellias, roses, Hibiscus
  9. What is your passion? – Swimming, photography, writing, reading, animals, music, dancing.

I’ll borrow these questions for my own nominees.

1 Margaret Miller http://neomanu.wordpress.com/

2 Rachael Johns http://rachaeljohns.wordpress.com/

3. Jenny Schwartz http://authorjennyschwartz.com/blog/

4.  Errin Spelling http://errinspelling.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/summer-with-j/

5. Rachel Mankowitz  http://rachelmankowitz.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/to-the-beach/

6. Maxima http://hillsofherchastity.wordpress.com/2013/11/15/whenever-you-need/

7. Leanne Cole http://leannecolephotography.com/2013/11/11/introductions-infraredrobert/

8. Linda Visman http://wangiwriter.wordpress.com/

9, Fleur McDonald http://fleurmcdonald.com/blog/

10. Nicole Alexander http://nicolealexander.com.au/blog/

 

Sisterhood Bloggers Award

So, thanks again, KidazzleInk!

Glad you love my blog! Yours is fantastic!

My 150th Post!

20 Apr

What a milestone! My 150th post!

Doesn’t seem long ago that my 100th saw the light of day, and from that, my first follower, Jennifer Avventura, came into my life. Since then, other bloggers have joined her ranks, some leaving lovely comments.

Between then and now, life has had its ups and downs.

The chief apex is, in terms of satisfaction, the publication of our sixth book, ‘Long and Short Australian Stories’, which was released last week, on the 11th April. Even the cover has special significance since my husband, Ronald Sharp B.E.M. took the beach photo that forms its basis on the eve of our wedding anniversary. A day to remember!

Another happy event came from an unexpected source: my blog found its way onto Jennifer Avventura’s list of nominees for ‘The Versatile Blogger Award’. I must admit, I’m more than a little unclear if this is an honour or not! Why is Jennifer passing it on so readily?!

The downside to our life has probably been the closure of our local river baths due to pollution, initially caused by torrential rain. Our Swimming Club cancelled all meeting from the end of February, and, with more heavy rain over the past few days, the problem seems no closer to resolution. I guess if and when it’s all fixed and clean, we’ll really appreciate it.

So, here we are on a Friday night, and I’m signing off.

150 posts down, who knows how many to go?

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