I Sketched a Blogger Nude

I accepted a challenge to sketch a fellow blogger (The V Pub – Friends without Borders) based on one of his recent posts. The photo I was based on is one of the four photos. There are other bloggers sketched or painted based on the other three photos. So I took the challenge to sketch the one which has not been worked on.

Visual art is not my thing due to lack of training, skill or practice. I love colouring which is like therapy for me. So I consulted my painter friend. She gave me some tips on how to sketch facial features. I also asked her for some tips on sketching the penis. My ten year old overheard my video call with my friend. He came running in right after I shut off the video call. He enthusiastically demonstrated on paper how to draw a penis. I guess he practiced that at school fair a bit. Boys!

You may view my sketch and the photo here

Liebster Award

Wow! Fourteen and blogging, I am encouraged and impressed.
The keypad is your magic wand, the screen is your canvas, splash beauty freely.
Blessings Niharika!

Cassa Bassa

theniharikadiaries

Hello, fellow bloggers!

I am glad to tell you all that I’ve been nominated for the ‘Liebster Award’ by Mrs. Tangie T. Woodsthrough her website Mrs. T’s Corneron WordPress. I request you all to check out her blog, her words sooth you, her faith in the Lord is pure and inspiring. Thank you ma’am for the nomination. I am grateful.

Rules:

1. Thank the blogger who nominated you.
2. Share a few facts about yourself.
3. Answer blogger’s questions.
4. Nominate other bloggers that inspire you.
5. Ask your nominees a few questions.
6. Notify your nominees of their nomination.

My name is Niharika Gursahani and I’ll be fourteen this year. Writing is something very close to my heart and I write me on these blogs, I’m just an amateur writer, I’m not deeply familiar with literature, poetry forms, but I read. I enjoy reading, and reading many…

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Blogger Award

Hello Fellow Bloggers, I am pleased to receive the Sunshine Blogger Award from Benjamin, an amazing storyteller at Brothers’ Campfire

What is the Sunshine Blogger Award?

The award is driven entirely by the community, passed from blogger to blogger in recognition of their inspiring, creative and motivational blogs. Each nominee passes it on to 11 of their favorite bloggers, and round and round it goes. This is a great way to give recognition to new bloggers and those who may otherwise fly under the radar of many people.

For accepting the Sunshine Blogger Award nomination, there are a few suggestions:

• Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and link back to their blog.

• Answer questions the blogger asked you.

• List the suggestions and display the Sunshine Blogger Award in your blog post.

• Nominate new bloggers & their blogs. Leave a comment on their blog to let them know they received the award and ask your nominees new questions.

My Answers For My Friend Benjamin!

  1. When was the last time you tried something new?  November 2019, I shot a small pistol in a gun range and I loved it.
  2. Who do you sometimes compare yourself to? I compare myself to Jesus, what will Jesus do?
  3. What’s the most sensible thing you’ve ever heard someone say? “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” -Maya Angelou
  4. What gets you excited about life? Seeing people make the most out of their circumstance instead of crumbling under it.
  5. What life lesson did you learn the hard way? Do not make a life decision when you are mentally and/or physically fatigue.
  6. What do you wish you spent more time doing five years ago? Reading and writing.
  7. Do you ask enough questions or do you settle for what you know? I am not asking enough questions because I do not like to be swayed by other’s opinions.
  8. What’s a belief that you hold with which many people disagree? Do my best each day, leave the future to the Planner.
  9. What can you do today that you were not capable of a year ago? Writing a decent short story.
  10. Do you think crying is a sign of weakness or strength? Mostly strength to allow ourselves to be vulnerable. I don’t cry easily though.
  11. What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you? Let my grey hair grow and not dye them.

 

My Nominees

Antony fine emotions of a poet

Bartholomew weekly poetry prompt

Melanie raw and in your face reality and heart wrenching short stories

Carl succinct with wisdom

Joshua Christian fellowship and insights

 

For those that I nominated, here are my questions for you.

  1. What drives you to blog?
  2. What is the one thing you wish you will do without?
  3. What is one of your funnies memory?
  4. How do you take your coffee if you drink it?
  5. What is the one thing you are proud of yourself?
  6. What is your favourite movie?
  7. Chocolate, Celery or good old steak?

Congratulations! I look forward to hearing your answers!

Poetry Submission Open @ Raw Earth Ink

Poetry Submission Open

Submissions are open for the Poetry Anthology “The Poets Symphony” till 31 January 2020.

Some of you may not blog for publishing, me included. But hey! It is about likeminded people working on a worthwhile literature project.

I have submitted a couple pieces, whether they get published or not, I had so much fun and enthusiasm in creating them.

with love and respect,

Cassa Bassa

Calling for collaboration

Hi to my followers and occasionally stop-by readers!

I am calling for writing poetry in collaboration with You.

A bit of background of myself. I love writing poetry though I received no formal training in doing so, nor have I well read classic English poetry. So I write fairly free form for lack of knowledge. I believe poetry is a great way to express an individual’s creativity.

If you are interested in writing collaboration pieces with me, please email me here, we can discuss topics and a way forward.

Looking forward to hearing from you! 😊

Cassa Bassa

My favourite Poet’s debut poetry collection is out!

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Your help is needed

Dear Reader,

I am calling for writing prompts, not just any prompt, Your prompt is what I am asking help with.

For 343 days, I have been writing mainly poetry and posting on this blog. There were days I didn’t feel like anything would come out. Those days I managed to write something was attributed to the help from writing prompts.

I have been participating in a Creative Writing short course and will follow by a 30 day writing boot camp program. But for now, I feel I need the discipline to remain writing poetry daily.

So, your help is greatly appreciated, of course if only you would like to kindly offer me a poetry writing prompt. I will do my best to write one based on the prompt.

With respect and love,

Cassa

#blog

I’ve been nominated for a Liebster by Dono 😉 The V Pub Thank you for the nomination. I appreciate it.

The Rules:

  • Give a shout out to the blogger that nominated you for this Liebster Award. Make sure you link their blogging site as well! (done)
  • Write 11 facts about yourself! (done)
  • Don’t forget to post the award on your blog! (done)
  • Answer the fun questions set up by the blogger who nominated you! (done)
  • Nominate deserving bloggers. Don’t forget to tag them! (don’t know how)

11 Facts about me:

  1. I am an ABC.
  2. I am a banana.
  3. I am a cat lady.
  4. I have little filter.
  5. I have no piercings.
  6. I am a red wine gal.
  7. I am a mobile zombie.
  8. I got fined for jay-walking.
  9. My friends come to me for truth.
  10. I think of hair colours as dark or others.
  11. I love God and Jesus but I am not religious.

And now, the questions posed to me….

  1. Why did you start blogging?
    • I was inspired by one of my clients.
  2. What have you learned about yourself in 2019?
    • Patience pays off.
  3. If you could change one thing about your life what would it be?
    • Nothing
  4. What is the 1 goal you have most struggled to achieve? Why do you think you struggle with this?
    • No goal no struggle.
  5. What are you most proud of about yourself?
    • I am ok with failure.
  6. If you were asked to create a blog most outside of your wheelhouse or comfort zone what would it be about?
    • Maths tutoring.

The nominees for this round are:

Elan Mudrow

Poems for Warriors

The Mystery Blogger Award

It is so humbling that Sadia Noor nominated me for The Mystery Blogger Award. Sadia is inspirational and has wisdom beyond her years. Please do check out her blog to see the magic inside it.

Thank you Sadia!

WHAT IS MYSTERY BLOGGER AWARD?
Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.

– Okoto Enigma

Rules of the Award:

1. Put the award logo on your blog.
2. List the rules.
3. Thank whoever nominated you and include a link to their blog.
4. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link to their blog as well.
5. Tell your readers 3 things about yourself.
6. Nominate 10-20 people.
7. Notify your nominees.
8. Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice, specifying one weird/funny question.
9. Share a link to your best post(s).

3 Things About Me:

  1. I am an introvert behaving like an extrovert.
  2. I have little filter and am fairly random most of the time.
  3. I love people and yet I stay away from them as much as I can.

Questions asked by Sadia:

Q1: What inspired you to create your blog?

One of my clients who I supported into paid employment and subsequently started her own business. She has learning and mental disabilities and yet she is one of the most cheery and inspirational people I have the great fortune to meet. She encouraged me to start writing and I did. 

Q2: How you spend your leisure time?

Daydreaming most of the time, writing, reading and social mediaing.

Q3: what makes you feel good?

Nature energises me and reminds me of God’s great creation. It is my happy place.

Q4: If you could meet any person (dead or alive), who would that be and why?

My God sent other half. I am a hopeless romantic.

Q5: What is your life’s Motto?

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged.”

My Nominees are:

  1. Gauri Walecha 
  2. JC
  3. Joshua Curtis
  4. Luna
  5. Mike Ennenbach
  6. Marysa Storm
  7. Peter
  8. River Dixon
  9. Sadia Noor
  10. Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single

My Questions for the Nominees:

Q1: What motivates you to write?

Q2: What is your pet peeve?

Q3: When you don’t feel like writing, what do you do?

Q4: Which one word and one word only to describe yourself?

Q5: What is your life’s Motto?

Link of my Posts you may enjoy reading:

Two as 1

The girl in the wardrobe

You

Run! Run!

Near Miss Romance