Wednesday, 27 July 2011

500th post Giveaway Winner

Life goes on and so do we, and with a few days delay due to the recent events it’s time to draw the winner of my 500th post giveaway. has done its little magic number act and the winner is No 5, my friend Sherry Edwards from UK, fabulous mixed media artist and boob maker who wrote:

“Congratulations Nina Lise on 500 blog posts - and on a lovely, always welcoming blog too. On the subject of your English vocabulary and grammar it's probably better than mine! LOL
I love your funky characters on your pillow cover and thanks for the chance of winning!
Have a lovely Summer with your family and friends x”.

Congratulations to Sherry; Clara and Fredrikke will soon be flying your way safely wrapped in the fabric package. I will be emailing you asking for your mail address and for you to pick a pattern. To the rest of you, thanks for playing along and for celebrating my 500th post with me!

I would also like to thank you again for your thoughts, prayers and sympathy; knowing so many people from all over the world are thinking of us means a lot.

The engagement of our people the last few days has been amazing. Hundreds of thousands of people have participated in memorials all over the country, marching, putting down flowers, flags, notes, lighting candles, being together, so peaceful. It’s almost surreal, heartbreaking and beautiful....................(Breiavatnet in Stavanger, picture from

I’m sure the catastrophe of July 22nd has snagged loose ends in many barrels over the world; I sure have been revisiting some of mine.


  1. Congratulations to Sherry.

    Out of tragedy comes beauty.

  2. Congratulations to the winner,how lucky she is....

  3. Congratulations to Sherry!

    My heart is aching for beautiful Norway and this sadness that seems to draw people together in mourning, love and survival.

  4. I know how very lucky I am - especially at this very sad time. Clara and Fredrikke will be welcomed here in the UK with open arms.

    Thank you Nina Lise and I've just sent you an email with my details.

    I've just read your barrel post, what an amazing and beautiful idea xx

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