One Lovely Blog Award


Life as I interpret it has been ever so kind to nominate me for this award. I am highly thankful that you thought of me 🙂

The Rules:

*Thank the person who nominated you, and give a link to his/her blog.

*List the rules.

*Display  the image of the award on your post.

*List seven facts about yourself.

*Nominate (up to) 15 bloggers for this award, and notify them to let them know you have nominated them.

Seven facts about me:

  1. I am an avid reader and I love  reading young adult fiction, fantasy and adventure .

2. I am an outgoing introvert. 😉

3. I love to cook . I love food. I love bakeries, cafes and patisseries.

4. I am a big self-critic.

5. I hate narcissists.

6. I love to write about fire and storms.

7. I am a proud Muslim, a Kashmiri and a health fanatic.

Every blogger is amazing and deserves this award but here are a few bloggers that came to my mind 🙂


Totally Inspired Mind…





Source of Inspiration


Ruth E Hendricks Photography


Ancient Skies


The Midnight Station

Have an amazing day.


The Sisterhood of the World Blogging Award


A big Thanks  to Life as I interpret it for this lovely acknowledgement. I appreciate your kindness with all my heart.

According to her nomination ,*the rules of this award are the followings (directly pasted from the post):

  1. Thank the nominator and link their blog to your post.
  2. Answer the 10 questions given to you.
  3. Pass the award on to as many bloggers as you went and let them know.
  4. Include the logo of the award in a post or on your blog.

My questions for the nominees are the followings:

1. Which one of these you would like to imagine yourself in right now; beach or forest? Beach.

2. What are the 5 values you would like to see in the next generations? Honesty, fearlessness , selflessness, thirst for knowledge and kindness, basically values of every faction from Divergent :p

3. How would you like to be on a TV show? As a revolutionary politician.

4. What is your favorite food? Chocolate and cake 🙂

5. Is there any time that you have been kind to a stranger? Yes, once.

6. What is the most important financial issue you are tackling right now (if you are tackling)? I don’t own any money, prob a rupee coin, got novels for all the money I ever had .

7. If you must, which one of the followings would be your favorite exercise – walking, jogging, or team games such as basketball? walking.

8. Imagine you have a lovely cat; it is a hunter (naturally) and brings in and leaves a dead mouse in front of your front door. Would you freak out like me at the sight of the mouse or would you pet your cat, making sure it feels great because it brought its gift to you? No, I’d freak out.

9. How do you think we can set our minds to become more grateful, kind, and cheerful? By looking at those who don’t have the privileges we have .

10. What makes you happy? 🙂 Food, hushed talks, running in a school ground, strolling, reading, buying books, writing 🙂


1.Life Confusions

2.The Wandering


4. Chris The Story Reading Ape’s


The Liebster Award


One of my fellow bloggers, COURAGE COACH ( nominated me for a Liebster Award! 🙂

A big thanks from the core of my heart 🙂

THE RULES:  (you can copy and paste these)               

– Insert the Liebster award logo in your post
– Thank and link those who nominated you
– (After reading the official rules) You also have to reveal 11 interesting facts about yourself!
– Answer the questions designated by the blogger who nominated you
– Nominate up to 11 other new bloggers with less than 100 followers
– Ask 11 questions of your own to your nominees that they have to answer
– Notify your nominees about The Liebster Award
– Include instructions of the process in your post

11 facts about me:

1.  I do not have a middle name .

2. My favorite quote at present is ‘ Throw me to wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack’ 😀

3. I used to play soccer in middle school. 😉

4. I love Enid Blyton’s work. She was a legend.

5. I hate narrow minded people who live inside their own bubble and choose not to feel for others, or to understand their suffering.

6. The first novel I read was ‘ Alice in Wonderland’.

7. The first poet I was influenced by was Robert Frost.

8. I believe that the people who try to point out everything wrong with a particular thing, instead on concentrating on its positive aspect are headed for self-destruction.

9. I have always preferred to be loved deeply than widely.

10. I was born on Christmas!

11. I do not like winters or the cold or rain or snow 😦

Her Questions to me:

  1. Name two things/people that inspire you: J.K Rowling, Steve Jobs.
  2. What is your current goal in life? To be a doctor .
  3. Why is that goal important to you? I want to help people out of their sufferings and add a little piece of bliss to their lives.
  4. Imagine the word LOVE written in giant letters on a movie screen, when you see this word up there, what do you feel or think of? All people loving each other irrespective of caste, creed, color, religion or ethnic group .
  5. If you could travel anywhere in the world and money was not an issue, where would you go and why? California; for the sun and the beaches . I love warm weather 😀
  6. What is your favorite food(s)? Chocolate, cookies and ice cream, simply, anything sweet.
  7. How do you use your creativity? In writing poems.
  8. What languages do you speak? English, Urdu, Hindi, Kashmiri.
  9. What is your favorite thing to do on your day off? Read novels, surf the internet and eat! 😛
  10. What do you try to avoid doing? dancing or singing .
  11. Do you have any pets? If yes which kind and if no, what kind would you like to have? We have half a dozen of chicks. The cutest and smallest ones ❤ ❤

I’d like to nominate:


3.Life as I interpret it

4.Window With A


7.Totally Inspired Mind…


9.The Midnight

10.A Mixed Bag


Some of these bloggers may have more than 100 followers, but i tried my best to nominate bloggers under the criteria given .

My Questions for you:

  1. What is your ambition in life?
  2. Who’s your favourite author and poet?
  3. How will you classify your eating habits: unhealthy, moderate or healthy?
  4. What is/ was your favourite subject?
  5. Would your 8 year old self be proud of who you are today?
  6. What is your ultimate fear?
  7. Are you a technology obsessed? Why or why not?
  8. Are you a morning person?
  9. Favourite quote?
  10. Are you a pessimist or an optimist?
  11. What are your thoughts on discrimination?

Have an amazing day everyone 🙂

The Dragon’s Loyalty Award


Thank you very much Erika for this award. I feel very honored that you consider me as one of your nominees for this.

The rules:

1. Thank the nominator.
2. Pass it on, as per your will.
3. Post 7 interesting things about yourself.


1. I do not consider myself interesting , I don’t know why but I feel ordinary. Anways if you feel inclined, here are the other 6 facts:

2. I am very interested in dietics, nutrition and fitness.

3.  I am obsessed with Harry Potter series ( I love spells ) I think it has got me under the Imperius curse 😉

4. I hate people who lie. Unlike many people I just can’t stand liars more than any other type of people.

5. I strongly believe in equality between people of different color , religion or ethnic group. I face numerous people everyday who discriminate on the basis of these factors and I simply loathe that.

6. My favorite imaginary sport is Quidditch ( search it up on google) :p


1.The Wandering

2.Coffee fuels my photography!

3.a touch of my saint!

4.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything


Good day!

The Starlight Blogger Award!


The rules for this award:

–Show off your award by posting the picture of it.
–Thank the person who gave you the nomination.
–Answer the 3 questions given to you.
–Pass on the award to at least six of your fellow bloggers and let them know of it.
–Give your nominees 3 questions to answer.

Thank you so much Nupur (Letters To Mowgli) for this beautiful award! You made my day! 🙂

Here are the questions:

1) What led you to writing? One fine day, I found a prompt in a book asking the reader to write a poem on a street vendor, I gave it a try, it came out immature but I loved writing, I developed my skill at it, so today here I am 🙂 You can find the first poem here on my blog  titled ‘Meeting a vendor’

2) How did you overcome the weakest point of your life? I had  a very low very low confidence. But the day I realized that confidence and belief in oneself was the key to real living, I started working towards developing my confidence. Blogging, public speaking and getting involved in public leadership have really helped  .

3) What is the one thing you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t done yet? Hmmmm…. I have a whole lot of list of things I want to do and haven’t like becoming an oncologist, converting my blog into a website and being a published author .( I was supposed to mention 1 but I am too excited , sorry :p

My nominees :

1. nicodemasplusthree

2. Author Erika Kind

3. Richard Ankers

4.Window With A View

5.Totally Inspired Mind…


My questions :

1. What is your hobby?

2. Three favorite books?

3. Favorite quote at the moment?

The Versatile Blogger Award, The Real Neat Blog Award and the Beautiful Blog Award

This is the biggest heading I’ve ever used for any post. Thank you so much Akhiz ( for these beautiful awards. I am honored 🙂

I am going to do a mixed post ( bear with me)

The rules:

*Thank the people who nominated me, and add the pictures of the awards above. (DONE)

*Answer the questions.

1. Whats your Favorite Genre of Music ? British Pop.
2. Name of your Favorite author, your favorite book? Khaled Hosseini and Stephenie meyer are two of my favorite authors. I have no PARTICULAR ‘favorite’ book but I LOVE ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ , ‘The Kite Runner’ and the ‘Twilight’ series.
3. Whats your favorite TV show ? Sadly, I don’t watch T.V
4.  What advice would you like to give yourself if yo get a chance to travel; 10 years back in time? Have fun and don’t mind people who do not matter.
5. Again if you are given a time machine to see and visit the wonders of these civilization at their prime where will you go?… a. The Egyptian Civilization b. The Mayan Civilization c. The Mohenjodaro (Indus valley) civilization d. The Middle Ages (Europe and central Asia) e. The Mughal Empire f. Jurassic Period

ANSWER: I would go to the ‘ Mughal Empire’
6. Your Favorite Quote ? You are not a drop in the ocean, you are an ocean in a drop.~ Rumi
7. What are your thoughts on Coffee? I do not like coffee as I have said later in this post . I love tea, though .

( Thank you Akhiz for these interesting questions)

  • Thank the person who gave you this award, and include a link to their blog.
  • Next, select 10-15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly. (might I add they must be super-cool and totally deserve the nomination)
  • Nominate those 10-15 bloggers for the Award — you may include a link to this site.
  • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things/facts about yourself.

My nominations


2.Author Erika Kind

3.leaf and twig

4.Beautiful Insanity

5.Life Confusions

6.YasSarNal QuR’aN

7.Window With A View

8.Richard Ankers

9.bjsscribbles and photography


Facts about me:

1. I have a massive sweet tooth. I don’t see the point of eating spicy food(sorry) but chocolate and cake and cookies .AH!

2. I love plants . Their growth and development is fascinating ❤

3. I used to be a girly girl when I was small, grew into a tomboy and today I am a casual(normal) person :p

4. I love people who spread positive vibes.

5. I love the sun. Summer is my fav (obvious) and plus I get to eat a lot of ice cream (back to 1) 😉

6. I still have the soul of a kid. My enthusiasm never dies down. They say that your sould never ages . That’s right.

7. I hate coffee. Unusual but that is me.

Have an amazing day! 🙂

The Infinity Dreams Award


Thanks to the most amazing Author Erika Kind for nominating me for this  award. I am really grateful. This award is actually one of a kind.

Here goes the procedure:

1. Thank and follow the blog that nominated you.
2. Tell us 7 dreams of yours.
3.  Nominate bloggers and set questions for them.

Dreams,…., something I usually talk about. Here are the dreams that cling to the core of my heart:

1. My most important dream is to become a bigger doer than a dreamer. Sort of ironic but true.

2. I want to study English Literature More than anything else mentioned here. Books are my magnets that never let me go astray. I want to submerge myself in that magical world where I just read till eternity.

3. Another one of my dreams is to be livelier and healthier.

4. I would love to travel distant places. Saudi Arabia, Britain, California, Germany and what not!

5. I want to live somewhere, where it is sunny and bright for most of the year.

6. I want to do something that makes my parents proud of me, of who I am .

7.  I dream of following my dreams, lately :p

My nominations:

1.Life Confusions

2.leaf and twig

3.bjsscribbles and photography

4.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

5.The Wanderer’s Thoughts…

Have a great day Every Single one of you 🙂

Liebster Award

wpid-liebster-awardI was nominated for this award by Darshith over at Smiles here & Smiles there!!. A big thanks to you .


  • Once you are nominated, make a post thanking and linking the person who nominated you.
  • Include the Liebster Award sticker in the post too.
  • Nominate 10 other bloggers who you feel are worthy of this award. Let them know they have been nominated by commenting on one of their posts. You can also nominate the person who nominated you.
  • Answer the ten questions asked to you by the person who nominated you, and make ten questions of your own for your nominees.
  • Lastly, COPY these rules in the post.

The questions for me are:

# Which is your fav music band? No particular one but Night changes, Forever young, 18 and fools gold by one direction and show me the meaning by backstreet boys are really good songs .

# Among Ignorance, tolerance & patience, in which order will you choose the priority? patience> tolerance>ignorance

# Which is the best book you have ever read? (schools books also allowed )

That is a VERY hard question. But I totally love ‘ A thousand splendid suns’, ‘The kite runner’, ‘ The monk who sold his ferrari’, the ‘twilight’ series, ‘black beauty’ and ‘To kill a mockingbird’.

# What is your present profession? Is there any dream profession you would love to be a part of? I am still studying but I’d love to be an author.

# If you could remain a particular age forever what age would this be? I don’t know…. Have to think about that.

# What do you like more dancing/singing/traveling? Best hobby among these 3? Travelling for sure!

# You can write a question on your own, which you want to answer & then answer it? (You have all the rights..any question)( Can’t skip it). Who is your favorite poet ? ROBERT FROST!!!! That man was amazing . He’s has left a mark on this world through his amazing poetry. Hats off to him.

# Which indoor game you like playing? (video games & phones games not allowed)  Carom.

# Write how did your day go today in 5 sentences. It was raining today but I coped up. It was another day in the routine that we follow.  The beauty of the lush green leaves was enchanting, particularly in the rain. My day wasn’t too tiring nor too relaxing . Overall, it was a good day.

My nominees are:

1.Tell Me About It!


3.Coco J. Ginger Says

4Author Erika Kind

6.bjsscribbles and photography

7.Busy Mind Thinking

8.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

9.Shawn L. Bird

10.The Average South African

My questions for you are:

1. Where do you dream of living?

2. Who is your favorite poet and poem?

3. What is the best book you’ve ever read?

4. What is your fav quote?

5. Describe life in one word.

Thank you and best of luck 🙂

The Premio Dardos Award


Thanks to the amazing Author Erika Kind for this nomination. I am grateful for your acknowledgement. This one is the 2nd award of 2015. (Obliged smile) 🙂

The Premio Dardos Award exists to acknowledge the values that every blogger shows in their effort to transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values every day. These stamps were created with the intention of promoting fraternization between bloggers, a way of showing affection and gratitude for work that adds value to the Web.

The rules:

1; Accept the award by posting it on your blog along with the name of the person that has granted the award and a link to his or her blog.
2; Include the image of the “Premios Dardos” in the post.
3; Pass the award to another 15 blogs that are worthy of this acknowledgement.

1.Life Confusions

2.Source of Inspiration

3.Window With A View

4.bjsscribbles and photography

5.leaf and twig

6.Richard Ankers

7.Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

8.Busy Mind Thinking

9.Andy: Photographer, Traveller & Chef

10.Send Sunshine

11.Rethinking Life

12Love Notes from the Angels




Congrats everyone 🙂

The real neat blog award ( Second time )

Big thanks to Author Erika Kind for nominating me for this award. I am really grateful.

 The rules:

1. Put the award logo on your blog.

2. Answer 7 questions asked by the person who nominated you.

3. Thank the people who nominated you, linking to their blogs.

4. Nominate any number of bloggers you like, linking to their blogs.

5. Let them know you nominated them (by commenting on their blog etc.)

The questions and my answers:

1. What is the reason you started blogging? I wanted to make friends, learn from others and I wanted to become a part of an enriching and closely knit community consisting of beautiful people.

2. What is your favorite sport? Soccer. ( Because it is the only sport that I can play well)

3. What has been a special moment for you in 2014? There were many great moments like the day I started my blog, the moment when I made some amazing friends who have the same ideology as me, the moment when I was nominated for my first award, the moments where I learnt that someone felt good after reading my work and a ton of others. 🙂

4. What is your favorite quote? A current favorite is ” No one can dim the light that shines from within.”~ Maya Angelou

5. What was your favorite class when still at school? English and biology.

6. Anything you wished to have learned earlier? No. Everything we learn is a part of a process that unfolds one step at a time. So no regrets 😉

7. What musical instrument have you tried to play? Piano and a xylophone. I was bad at both 😉

Thanks to Erika for these questions.

My nominations are:

1.Window With A View

2.leaf and twig

3.Ravoof Hussain

4.Richard Ankers

5.The Average South African

6. nicodemasplusthree

My questions for you are:

1. What is your ambition in life?
2. Do you have some ‘me’ time everyday?
3. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
4. Do you concentrate on your own inner world or the outer world?
5. Do you have a pet?
6. What is you pet hate?
7. What is your hobby?
Have a great day everyone 🙂