This week I received The Liebster Blog Award by Alison Hertz a fellow 12 Picture Books in 12 months in 2012 Writing Challenge participant. So, firstly, a big Thank You’ Alison!
I had not heard the term ‘Liebster’ before and therefore googled the meaning. According to a german to english dictionary translation on Dict.cc it can mean:
When you receive this award you are supposed to write five things about yourself…
I love to research my family tree and started at the unusual age of 17 years old.
I am a trained primary teacher.
I went to the Eiffel Tower on a school trip as a kid and kept my eyes closed the whole time I was up there – I get dreadful vertigo!
I can roll my tongue – something you cannot learn to do and I hate sand on my feet.
- I used to paint to Leonard Cohen at College – I just found his music and poetry relaxing (and not in the slightest bit depressing as many believe). I watched him in concert in Sydney 2 years ago, and for a chap in his 70’s he was brilliantly entertaining and incredibly charming!