The Sunshine Award


A sunny good morning .  After only 4 months of blogging I have received this award by Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist).  I am totally blown away by this. Thank you Irene. Here is a bit more about this award: are rules for this award:

Directions for you to accept the Sunshine Award

To accept this award, the awardee must do the following:

  1. Display the Award on your Blog.
  2. Announce your win with a post and thank the Blogger who awarded you.
  3. Present 10 deserving Bloggers with the Award – “who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogosphere.”
  4. Link your awardees in the post and let them know of their being awarded.
  5. Write 10 interesting things about you

Well 10 interesting things about me.

1. I love photography with a passion

2. I love to use my hands – knitting, sewing, crocheting, beading.

3. I live in Hastings, NZ with my second husband and two teenage children

4. I spent 15 years abroad in England and Austria.

5. My first husband was Austrian and is the father of my two children.

6. I am always forgetting where I put things so am constantly on the search for scissors, pens, needles ….

7. I love looking at other people’s works of art.  They inspire me.

8. I am proud of my two children doing so well in their high school exams.

9. I have discovered that I love blogging and consider those who follow my blog my friends.  Now I can say that I have so many international friends.

10.  I originally trained as a nurse, specialising in orthopaedics in Auckland, NZ.

Here are my nominees:


I hope these nominees don’t mind.  It is one way I have to thank you bloggers for all your support as I learn my way through the blogging sphere. I have only just learnt how to do ping backs.  I am also humbled by all those liking my blog.  So thank you everyone.

Here are some of the banners you can use.





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7 thoughts on “The Sunshine Award”

  1. Congrats Raewyn and well deserved hon. You have so many talents and are a great blogfriend and I am honoured that you thought of me as well. Thanks hon. Much appreciated. 😀 *hugs*


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