Tuesday, 5 February 2013

The Liebster Award

Undeserving prizes as I am, I had the heart-warming surprise of receiving two mentions! The first one from Aunt Mary. Thank you Auntie! Here it is:

But this distinction has rules:

The rules

1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves.
2. Answer the questions that the tagger set for you plus create 11 questions for the people you've tagged to answer.
3. Choose people and link them in your post.
4. Go tell them!

Now for Auntie questions:

 1. What is your birthplace?
Incredible enough it is an island called Gozo  (meaning Joy in Spanish)
    and a little village called Zebbug (meaning Olives), all this in Malta

2. What is your nickname?


3. What is your favorite picnic spot ?
Ramla Bay, Gozo. (Not the only one)

4. When did you get scared last time?
When the Cessna I was travelling in went down!

5. What is your favorite color?


6. Do you want to go to moon?

No, I am already there!

7. Who is your favorite comedian?


8. What do you prefer...A long drive or A wonderful dinner?

A wonderful dinner...  I have (had) too many long drives!

9. Which is your favorite movie?

The Deer Hunter   (It is hard, very hard if you want to know)

10. Are you happy with your life?

Of course, it is the one I created.

11. What do you think about me?

 I do not think, I feel you are a wonderful person. And I am good at feelings! 

 Random things about me for Auntie:

Lone and lonesome
Having a mind and a brain separated
I love Winter
My best friends are ghosts, angels, and elves
Writing tales is a compulsion
Poetry puts me upside down
I like to be hugged by beautiful women
I do not like noisy environment
I love Opera (Oh well, nobody is perfect!)
The smell of old oak triggers melodies in my mind, but not in my brain.

This is the second award:
Now for the 3 Heads in the Clouds questions:

 1)What's your sign?
     One with the thumb and the forefinger extended, all others bend over the hand palm!  he he he, look for the two plates!

 2)Tea or coffee?

 3)Do you have hairy feet?
     My feet are from noble origin, they are pristine, spotless.

 4)What have you dreamt last night?
      About little hands telling me tales in sign language.

 5)If you could change one thing about this world, what would it be?
     Eve's Apple; maybe by a laptop.

 6)Describe yourself with one word.
     Outstanding   (upright in the yard).

 7)If you were a superhero, which powers would you like to have?
     Time controlling.

 8)What's the best smell in the world?
      Morning chocolate at a Gstaad cottage.

 9)Do you like to watch yourself in the mirror?
     I try, but always find a strange in there!

10)What's the weirdest word you know?
      I   (and it goes uppercase in the bargain).

11)Are you really from planet Earth?
      Depends on what you call Earth.

 Random things about me for 3 Heads in the Clouds:

Useless but not verifiable.
Wishful Writer, in search of the "ful".
Pseudo-Poet lost in Poetryland .
Owner (?) of an imp called Elf.
Wind shrub with no roots.
Never mind my brain.
Love Mystery, like this in uppercase. 
I am searching every pit on Earth looking for Truth (It lives in a pit, you know)
I am bewitched by Schubert's  Unfinished (Unvollendete) Symphony (It has so many possibilities!).
None of the above. 

Before disclose nominates let's display the questions to be answered:

 1) What justify your existence?
 2) What colour is your time?
 3) Have you found your soul?
 4) What does the word LOVE mean to you?
 5)  If a "rose" would not be called so, what name you think would be appropriated?
 6) Why the feet fingers have not names, and they are collectively called "toes"? 
 7) Do you know the names of Cinderella's sisters
 8) Where is the Dead Sea, or you didn't know when it was even sick? 
 9) Do you think ewes are promiscuous?  
10) How does salt taste?
11) Do you think life on Earth was a serendipity? 

And last but not least, the most difficult decision... always plagued by thoughts of leaving out some of the deserving bloggers, but there must be a breaking point.

In the hope of keeping the playing sense, WE (Elf and I) nominate: 

Christy & John, their blog Περί Αλός is a masterpiece of Greece naval history, even if you must translate it to English.

Miles Dethings, also an outstanding blog, even if you must translate it from Spanish!

Balqis, awesome blog full of deep thoughts in the form of poetry and Haiku

Rum-Punch-Drunk, owner of a quirky mind to find subjects to discuss with her readers, unique and special blog!

Kleopatra, a special blog full of ideas and opinions with the bonus of letting the readers to write their own feelings.

Dan Bonser, Eclectic, interesting and funny blog, do not let it pass! 

Moonomo, Haiku, Limericks and a fresh way to share important or not too important subjects .

Thank you to all involved in this project! I didn't try to bother anyone, please try to be lenient with "us" if I failed in my trying!

This is it!   (And way too much!!)

The music is a fragment of "Second Waltz" composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by the Andre Rieu created waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra.

© 2013 Od Liam.


  1. Hi Od Liam, congratulations! I recently stumbled upon your blog and found some really interesting reads, pensive thoughts! The music is an added bonus. very well deserved award, I must say.

    1. Thank you, Nina!

      I was just gliding on your blog and had to make a stop to arrange my clothes again. I almost smother myself in garments while laughing the top of my head of!!

      You are a Queen of writing, and no mistake! :))

  2. Od Liam, thank you so much for nominating me for this award. I am truly grateful. Thanks for all the times you have taken to visit me and leave me comments too. You always got my brain doing overtime :) Also a good thing to work those muscles I say.

    Smiled when I read some of the things about you though, spotless feet, morning chocolate, Toffee? And the hugs of beautiful women... what a grand lifestyle you have.

    Not sure how else to contact you, but when Bloggers sort their PM messages out, I will try contact you there. Thanks again my friend, and I'll be back to read some more later.

    1. Thank YOU, RPD!

      Your word always let little bells ringing in my mind and insinuated smiles in my brain!

      Your smiling at my "great lifestyle" is award enough for me.

      Yes, lets wait what is Bloggers hiding for the future!

      There is a place reserved for you here. You are always welcome!

  3. Replies
    1. Way to go, dude!!! :))))))

    2. WoW! Heartiest Congratulations, Od! You deserve it and many more.

      It's an honor being nominated. Thank you so much for your kindness.

      I enjoy so much reading your answers. You make me crackle! :))

    3. Thank you, BB!

      You are excessively kind!

  4. hahaha, I love your answers:-D

    1. I am very happy to brighten your day !! :)

  5. Oh! I mustn't forget. Thank You, Elf! You're doing a wonderful work. Your owner must be proud of you. :)

    1. I am taking advantage that Od is sleeping!

      Thank you, BB you recognize where the brilliance belongs!

      Od is not my owner! To tell the truth 'Nobody' is my owner! I am a free sprite! But I let him believe whatever he wants. It keeps him happy! And proud! :))