Liebster Award Nominations

Although I have only been blogging since September, I have found it one of the most rewarding outlets for my writing and thoughts on gardening, travel, pets and the every day happenings of life. So it was with much amazement that our blog has been nominated for the Liebster Award. As a newcomer, I have been buoyed by the feedback and kind words of my regular followers and visitors. My nominator was Nitty Gritty Dirt Man, whose blog I follow from the other side of the world, and one which never ceases to inspire with its heartfelt, entertaining and socially aware commentary – danke schoen to you Kevin!

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Malta Magic

(Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman)

Despite our anticipation of Spring, it has still been freezing and we have continued to light our fire all week. In fact some news reports have shown snow on them there hills! After spending delightful days of sun and warmth in southern Italy, we had expected to return to Winter gone.

My only salvation is to dream of a warmer clime. Perhaps those photos Colin took recently in Malta will do the trick.

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Marsaxlokk and Marsascala

20121012-212305.jpg The Grand Harbour