Thursday, 8 August 2013

Liebster Blog Award

I woke up this morning and as I sat down with the brush before my computer to check the mails I was surprised to find my blog nominated for the Liebster award. I jumped off my seat after I noticed my name over here - Vashti Q-Vega's blog. Thank you very much, Vashti, for nominating my blog for this award. 

What is Liebster Blog Award?
Liebster means “dearest” or “favorite” in German, and it’s an award given to up-and-coming blogs of less than 200 followers. 

Rules to follow
Rule 1.  Post 11 facts about yourself.
Rule 2.  Answer the 11 questions posed by the person who nominated you.
Rule 3.  Nominate 5 other bloggers with less than 200 followers for the award.
Rule 4.  Create 11 new questions for your nominees.
Rule 5.  Go to each blogger’s site and let them know about the award.
Rule 6.  Thank the person who nominated you and link back to his/her blog.

11 random facts about me
  1. I love to write action and thrillers and I hate writing romantic stories.
  2. I hate olives and cashew nuts. 
  3. I prefer traveling to hilly areas rather than coastal places. I love mountains and snow very much.
  4. I'm an atheist.
  5. I would love to visit Seoul, South Korea at least once before 2015.
  6. I neither eat ice creams nor consume cold items. 
  7. I have 'sky diving' in my '10 things to do before I die' list.
  8. I hate traveling in car but I enjoy traveling in flight.
  9. I would love to do 'space walk' if I get a chance.
  10. I like photography.
  11. Music is my companion. I take my iPod wherever I go.
11 questions asked by the person who nominated me 

1. What was the funniest movie you have seen?
A: Panchathantiram (Tamil - Indian Regional Language)

2. What’s your earliest memory?
A: Staring at Mount Kanchenjunga for the first time in my life when I was a kid.

3. What was your favorite school subject?
A: Mathematics

4. Have you EVER had a need to use algebra away from a school environment? 
A: Yes, sometimes

5. Do you understand modern art (or even know if it’s hanging the right way up?)
A: I guess, no 

6. Most enjoyable book?
A: Sidney Sheldon's "Are you afraid of the dark?".

7. Ever spent money to buy something you really wanted, although you could hardly afford it at the time?
A: Yes, it happened once when I badly wanted to own an iPhone and yeah, I bought it. 

8. Apart from when you were a child, have you ever danced in the rain?
A: Nope, even as a child I've never danced in the rain.

9. What country would you like to visit that you have not yet been to?
A: South Korea

10. What makes you grumpy?
A: I feel a bit cranky when someone makes me wait for a long time.

11. What’s your 'Go To' switch to make you feel better on a gray day?
A: Head to a multiplex and watch a movie.

Here are my nominees
Precious Glories - Arish Dhawan
Diary of Laura - Laura Hebbeln
Live Well, Love Much, Laugh - Brajadulal Patnaik

11 questions for my nominees
  1. How many languages do you speak? List them out.
  2. What is your favorite movie?
  3. What is your greatest achievement so far?
  4. What is your favorite book? Explain why it is your favorite.
  5. How would you react when someone constantly irritates you?
  6. Explain about the 'best moment' you experienced so far.
  7. What do you do in your leisure?
  8. '10 days Antarctica cruise expedition' or '12 days Europe tour' - what would you choose among these two? Explain the reason.
  9. What is your favorite TV show?
  10. What is your favorite color and why it is your favorite?
  11. How many days in a week you exercise?