Can you hear the fan-fare, mes bloggy strawberries??! Ooh, aren't strawberries so redolent of the summer ahead of us? Speaking of fond memories, I'm also over HERE today! Go visit if you're mad, manic and a mother or father or carer or guardian, or if you're suffering Teenage Torments in any way (for there are so many!).
We're announcing the One World One Heart winners today!
I have been astounded and amazed by the journeys and friendships that have been possible as a result of such a Magic Carpet Ride. Whooooosh! I'm defo going back there next year!
And I've still to visit many of the 150+ of you who found me here, bless you all...
...Keep the door open for me, dahlink, I shall be over soon! Put the kettle on why don't you... Oh, and if you've an apple martini handy, that'll do nicely! Mmmmmm, slluuuurrrppppp!
Lots of love to you, and great luck in all the draws you entered...
There are some incredibly talented people out there - Talk about the Oscars!
So, trumpets at the ready... Who won?
First name out of the hat is Number Eighteen, Grizz's age this year, believe it or not! And he was calling the numbers, as it turns out! This is Cathy Scalise at HERE
You win a lovely fresh copy of The Children's Story by A.S. Byatt... I hope you enjoy it, sweetie!
Then, second place goes to Number Forty-seven... Ketutar at Goddess Food HERE from Sweden, but originally from Fab Finland - Thank you so for your lovely words, my dahlink, so meaningful - It's fate that you won after saying such wonderful things! And, your lovely prize is a copy of A.S. Byatt's Possession, which I enjoyed even more than The Children's Story, as it turned out... Hope you love it!
For Third, Fourth and Fifth Prize, winners will receive a ceramic tile mug coaster for your desk, bedside, or office... For this is exactly where I have mine!
Oh, and two lovely badges, all replete with the message, 'Keep Calm and Carry On'...
A motto to live by, methinks!
Those final three pyize-winners are:
Numbers Fifty -four, gpc, darling grandma o'green HERE
One-hundred-and-twenty-one, Ozlynda from Victoria in Australia, HERE and finally, last but by no means least...
One-hundred-and-twenty-four, s hyler HERE. Well done everyone!
I hope you all enjoyed the journey, my sweets!
Love ya! With jam on it!