01 September 2010

The title of this blog 'Gifts of Serendipity' was inspired by the lovely and unexpected surprises that I happened upon when I first started exploring Bloggland.
Serendipity means to 'make fortunate discoveries by accident' and it so happened that this occurred many times.
I started to learn new things, be inspired to do make or do things differently and most especially, to meet like-minded people whom I would never have bumped into in my regular life.

This last element has been the most wonderful part of blogging and it with pleasure that I read about and connect with the most gorgeous, clever, talented and warm-hearted people via this medium.

One of these people is Naomi who hosts 'My Seven Cherubs'.  If you haven't signed up to receive her gifts of wisdom, then I suggest you go for a visit and do so.
Naomi has kindly nominated me for a Kreativ Blogger Award {Thank You Beautiful!!!}

A requirement of this award is that I share the following tidbits about myself with you, so here goes...

I'm an educator of 20+ years experience and am
a Gifted Education specialist and consultant.

I would love to be able to sing, but I'm VERY flat
and have to limit myself to times when I'm alone...
the shower and car and garden are great venues!

I am a sucker for savoury food, especially a
great cheese platter and champagne
or a beer and fresh calamari at Bistro C, Noosa
[especially after a swim in the ocean = bliss~]

I feel most at home in a natural environment ie:
gardening in our beautiful yard, walking in the bush
behind our home, being at the beach [the image above
is from the National Park at our local beach], strolling
beside a river or being out in the countryside.

I am proud to have represented my country travelling
to Argentina on a Rotary Vocational Exchange in 1999.

I am a colour-junky.
At the moment I'm playing with pastel crayons
and water-colour pencils and am most taken
with a soft blue palette with hints of aqua which
I complement with white or soft grey.

The tradition is that I pass this award on to 7 other bloggers which I will do, but I'm going to extend this by giving the recipients a Sunshine Blog award also.

I received a Sunshine Award from Laura of My Summerhouse [last month when the laptop first died] and haven't done the right thing and passed it along yet. The Sunshine Award is awarded to bloggers whose positivity & creativity inspires others in the Bloggland.
So big BIG hugs to the following gorgeous gals who I nominate for two awards 'Kreativ Blogger' and 'Sunshine', twice the bang for you blog...XX!!!

Naomi of  Seven Cherubs 
Bronwyn of  Maxabella Loves
Julie of  Its The Little Things
Kelli of  Ada & Darcy
Jules of  The Diversion Project
Jane of The Girl In The Brick House
Geninnne of  Geninne's Art Blog

To pass on the love there are a few rules and they go like this....
Please don’t feel that you have to follow, but if you choose to, I hope that you find it a bit of fun.

•Copy the award to your blog

•Insert a link to the person who nominated you

•Share seven things about yourself that you haven’t told us before

•Nominate other bloggers for the award – share the love

•Link to their blogs

•Tell the nominees about their award

This has been a long post, well done if you made it to the end, have fun exploring the wonderful blogs of these talented and very special Bloggland friends,


  1. Hi Felicity!!
    Thanks so much for entering my giveaway.. and good luck!!!

    You know 'Where there is love there is life' is my favourite too....and a great reminder to see daily!!

    Congrats on your award... you know I too found so much when I found blogging.. I hadn't almost forgotten the child artist within me and that just sprung up again after blogging... so much support and enthusiasm in blogland,,

    So I see you come from Noosa... I've always wanted to go there and was just looking for vacation spots there the other day... well that or Fiji!! haha.. Have a great week.. and thanks again.. xxx Julie

  2. THanks heaps Felicity - and also for your kind owrds over on my blog. So glad you enjoy the blog, and thanks so much for the awards!! julesx

  3. Aww congrats, how lovely - loved reading your "tidbits" too.

  4. It means a lot that you've thought of me. I really treasure your blog and your wisdom and I'm very happy to have met you through blogging. It's great to get to know a bit more about you via your 'seven things'. You really are a little ray of sunshine. x

  5. Congratulations on your awards! I really enjoy your blog, and I'm glad you're back in blogland again. Hope you're having a great weekend, K xx

  6. Don't miss my post: http://maxabellaloves.blogspot.com/2010/09/love-lapping-up-those-sunshiney.html x


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