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Last time I saw Mandela..he was going strong at 90

Last time I saw you
You were going strong at 90
the person who moved the world
With his bare hands
And a smile
Which moved us all
Which crushed the evil in our hearts
We are indebted to you
With our lives and our humanity
Long may you live in the history of the world
Not the person who removed the apartheid
But the one who taught humanity to humans

AB 6 December, 2013
Photography: AB June 2008

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AB’s Awesomeness Award – Thank you all

This is dedicated to all of you my diehard readers/serial likers/skimmers/supports and general passerby bloggers. Thank you so much, you have been given AB’s Awesomeness Award, You are amazing, you deserve lot more in life and it will be yours, keep trying.

I don’t want to embarrass you all by names, but you know who you are. I also nominate you for all the wonderful awards I have got so far, you all deserve this.

No rules, a simple request, if you like this concept then reblog this (only if you do this normally) otherwise just sit pretty and enjoy Sunday and every other day of your life and please laugh a little everyday, it helps prolonging your wonderful life 🙂

I thank you all again for just making my life amazing. Stay blessed and keep smiling.

Since last time here is the update for those wonderful supporters, I have kept the old list underneath. This one is based on whoever liked my post ‘wish you were here’. if you are a regular and missed from this wonderful list just leave a comment on this post and I will certainly include you 🙂

1. http://cancerisnotpink.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/bad-bad-bad-medical-staff
2. http://inavukic.com/2012/11/04/croatia-new-rule-for-citizenship-applicants-citizenship-test
3. http://artpourriartwork.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/tribal-motifs-12-3
4. http://sunshineuponmygarden.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/over-my-shadows
5. http://photographyofnia.com/2014/10/03/busy-october
6. http://yourwellwisherprogram.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/socks-are-quick-victim-of-wear-and-tear-centuries-old-problem-not-solved-yet-why
7. http://applepieandnapalm.com/2014/10/31/blog-tips
8. http://macbofisbil.com/2014/11/01/no-shave-november
9. http://michellemarieantellg.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/happy-fridayi-come-to-you-with-a-heavy-heart
10. http://nkin.wordpress.com/
11. http://shirleymaya.com/2014/11/03/poem-break-down/
12. http://dailymusing57.wordpress.com/2014/01/06/my-bones-my-barometer
13. http://383g.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/art-on-tuesday-rainy-season
14. http://whoison1st.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/it-was-the-best-of-times
15. http://rekhaaa.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/the-full-moon
16. http://followyourshadow.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/her-veil
17. http://africolonialstories.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/research-i-have-a-question
18. http://gavroche60.com/2014/10/29/absolution-sous-condition
19. http://maverickmist.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/wpc-adventure
20. http://artetic.net/2014/10/20/feaaaaar-upon-paris
21. http://daylighttune.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/life-triumphs/
22. http://janetalbot.com/2014/10/20/adventure-293-launch-a-collaborative-poetry-project
23. http://violetadyliopinionistapercaso.wordpress.com/2014/09/05/ci-sono-arrivata-ai-40
24. http://oldestdaughterredheadedsister.com/2014/10/26/if-we-were-having-coffee
25. http://yabakientelbaki.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/the-invitation-davet-by-oriah-mountain-dreamer
26. http://ninaochiolino.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/conciliabule
27. http://mwconceptsunlimited.wordpress.com/2014/09/04/the-full-moon
28. http://huzaifazoom.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/fear-and-dust
29. http://thescriptsofnidaba.wordpress.com/?page_id=1
30. http://carentaylor.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/another-of-my-creations-an-origami-patchwork-multi-pocket-pouch-with-a-face
31. http://eltiempohabitado.wordpress.com/?page_id=297
32. http://jeaninjackson.com/2014/10/31/under-the-rainbow
33. http://lifewithcatnip.com/2014/11/02/write-me-again
34. http://suedreamwalker.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/finding-balance-within-our-world-and-within-our-selves
35. http://mikesteeden.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/marilyn-monroe-the-theft-of-her-false-teeth
36. http://cindyknoke.com/2012/10/08/covered-wagon-women-diaries-and-letters-from-the-western-trails-1840-1849-by-kenneth-l-holmes
37. http://amityrustacreations.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/i-am-well-again-i-have-a-lot-but-to-some-i-am-a-have-not
38. http://strassenfotografien.wordpress.com/?page_id=2
39. http://victoria1837.com/
40. http://prospermind.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/resurrected
41. http://thecrackedcrone.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/never-ready
42. http://gillmcgrath.com/2014/11/01/leonard-cohen-suzannne
43. http://suejutakeshi.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/the-miracle-of-a-dream-chapter-eight
44. http://saccsivdotcom.wordpress.com/2013/05/21/ceramic-fry-pan-company-neoflam-sues-tv-show-for-false-report
45. http://lmgcomic.wordpress.com/
46. http://johnpoetflanagan.com/poetry/
47. http://aponderingmind.org/2013/05/16/winter-snow-new-york-city
48. http://anotherwayofsaying.net/2014/10/18/sober-advice
49. http://kintal.wordpress.com/2014/03/10/what-matters-and-does-not
50. http://stgreenie.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/poem-escargot
51. http://talkerblogger.wordpress.com/2014/10/25/giveaway-brown-suede-shoulder-bag-with-gold-chain-detail
52. http://ferencepoems.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/when-the-last-child-leaves-home
53. http://hocuspocus13.wordpress.com/2013/11/01/dark-of-the-moon-in-november
54. http://foto.rudenius.se/2014/10/the-master-piece/
55. http://maoka1978.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/soy-una-acosadora
56. http://awomansaved.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/stream-of-conciousness-saturday-to-what-degree
57. http://antodesimone.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/linea-di-confine
58. http://bjgaulton.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/winds-toys-by-blair-gaulton
59. http://rockandrollsupermom.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/abigail-biggs-pig
60. http://victorterrien.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/stubborn
61. http://sugar4all.wordpress.com/?page_id=69
62. http://ledrakenoir.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/dont-let-ourself-disturb
63. http://ordinaryhandsome.com/2014/10/13/and-it-shall-come-to-pass
64. http://thegadabouttown.wordpress.com/2014/11/10/so-it-goes
65. http://wideawakebutdreaming.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/count-the-ways-to-count-the-story
66. http://jeteliot.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/wildflowers-of-the-rainforest/
67. http://atdoru.wordpress.com/2014/10/05/ex-hyphotesi-5
68. http://eyecandyvisionz.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/weekly-photo-challenge-cover-art-i
69. http://vequinox.wordpress.com/2014/10/22/autumn-leaves
70. http://davisbrotherlylove.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/bass-habitat-watercolor-surface-manipulation-experiment-colors-straight-razor
71. http://trentsworldblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/03/albert-biting-me-softly
72. http://storysmitten.wordpress.com/2014/09/11/the-eyes-of-a-fetch-excerpt-508-the-end
73. http://mysuccessisyoursuccess.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/spice-dealer-fortune-teller
74. http://lifeisbutalabyrinth.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/certifiable
75. http://ladyelle134.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/sensualite
76. http://benjamindraws.com/?page_id=509
77. http://sagarikadebbarma.wordpress.com/2014/10/09/night-fall
78. http://theonlookers.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/these-i-can-promise-mark-twain/
79. http://tokyodiarywp.wordpress.com/?page_id=5921
80. http://amoafowaa.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/the-tamale-scandal-pornography-or-naivety
81. http://rapuran.wordpress.com/2014/10/31/weekly-photo-challenge-descent
82. http://new2writing.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/daily-post-memory-games
83. http://mijnnikonenik.wordpress.com/2014/10/29/window-photography
84. http://flowersandbreezes.wordpress.com/2014/11/05/youre-brighter-than-the-stars
85. http://simonjohnsonofclowne.com/2014/10/25/day-420-head-down-for-home
86. http://wired4more.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/youre-gone-and-i-got-to-stay-high-all-the-time-high-all-the-time-high-all-the-time-to-keep-you-off-my-mind-hippie-sabotage
87. http://boopandbear.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/julien-blanc-should-the-controversial-pua-be-banned-from-entering-the-uk
88. http://smilecalm.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/autumns-holding-on
89. http://verakomnig.com/2014/10/02/eine-woche-mit-rucken-neuen-bildern-und-igel-a-week-with-backs-new-paintings-and-hedgehog-babies
90. http://leonarddurso.com/2013/07/24/from-ode-to-a-dog-by-pablo-neruda
91. http://northcountytutoringcenter.com/2014/11/05/duaa
92. http://elenacaravela.wordpress.com/2014/10/22/breathing-easier
93. http://doareuileana.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/as-vrea-sa-ma-trezesc
94. http://alfsukatmo.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/please-do-come-in
95. http://poemotherapishoppe.com/
96. http://nackpets.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/shark-feeding-frenzy-filmed-at-outer-banks
97. http://tarotpsychologique.wordpress.com/
98. http://theantilandscaper.org/2014/04/18/curious-friday-horned-oak-galls
99. http://teacupfullofwhisky.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/bedtime-story
100. http://marian39site.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/rafael-alberti-elegia
101. http://insidethelifeofmoi.wordpress.com/2014/07/03/dear-husband-an-unconventional-love-letter
102. http://storytimewithjohn.com/2014/05/11/kids-make-me-sick/
103. http://youthofanation.com/
104. http://throughwiresinpoetics.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/retreats-in-sustainability
105. http://orangetreegarden.wordpress.com/2013/12/02/mr-elephant-and-ms-whale
106. http://writersdream9.wordpress.com
107. http://thewallgalleryblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/15/birch-trees-in-the-woods-featured-art-print
108. http://rajivchopra.me/2014/10/28/a-conversation-in-a-few-parts
109. http://artbyhair.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/cum-alegi-foarfeca-potrivita-pentru-tuns-1
110. http://founditonapostednote.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/last-of-the-monarchs/
111. http://1happyblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/fashion-inspo-of-the-day-goldblack-ad
112. http://peregrinacultural.wordpress.com/2009/05/17/a-bailarina-poema-infantil-de-cecilia-meireles
113. http://gravidmoon.wordpress.com/2014/09/18/grace
114. http://imieialtiebassi.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/buongiorno-a-tutti
115. http://insanitybytes2.wordpress.com/2014/10/21/calling-out-dalrock/
116. http://oaplascencia.wordpress.com/2014/09/10/broken-heart/
117. http://estateunrato.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/como-se-divertian-nuestros-abuelos
118. http://doeryakwat.wordpress.com/2014/06/24/internet-gratis-di-android-menggunakan-ssh
119. http://differencepropre.wordpress.com/?page_id=1
120. http://tabithalinton.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/im-not-dead
121. http://eyewillnotcry.wordpress.com/?page_id=7
122. http://berryduchess.wordpress.com/2014/09/16/review-what-time-is-it-its-lime-crime-time
123. http://robertokaji.com/2014/10/25/in-praise-of-time
124. http://electricinthedesert.wordpress.com/2012/09/20/months-later-calvin-trillin-told-me-he-knew-id-told-the-truth-before-the-new-yorker-published-his-story
125. http://marian39site.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/rafael-alberti-elegia
126. http://tokillamimingbird.wordpress.com/2014/11/08/reading-to-write
127. http://mitraarchita1995.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/caste-system-and-untouchability-in-modern-india-with-reference-to-the-documentary-india-untouched
128. http://katehouck3.wordpress.com/2014/11/02/words-take-two
129. http://robertmgoldstein.com/2014/09/24/988
130. http://milankasfinefood.com/
131. http://franzm60.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/black-and-white-santarcangelo-di-romagna
132. http://lumar1298.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-week-27
133. http://anadventures.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/izmir-6th-among-the-most-livable-cities-in-the-world
134. http://simonbowlerphotos.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/tarbert-castle-argull-scotland
135. http://annetalkingart.wordpress.com/

Old and Gold List 🙂 there may be duplication of names. Who cares 😀

1. http://margaretrosestringer.com/2014/02/16/a-healing-wind/
2. http://lifelifedeathdeath.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/have-a-nice-life-defenestration-song/
3. http://hortusclosus.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/on-the-road/
4. http://tonningsen.wordpress.com/2014/01/17/the-price-of-perfection/
5. http://vmtranblog.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/how-deep-is-your-love/
6. https://verakomnig.wordpress.com/2014/02/13/nothing-is-needed/
7. http://susanneleist.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/love-on-ice/
8. http://photographyofnia.com/2011/10/28/painting-41-picasso-1/
9. http://lillypadleap.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/365-grateful-one-year-day-18/
10. http://richardankerswrites.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/in-voice/
11. http://aloisabsenger.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/eine-nuss-
12. http://neetabali.com/2014/01/21/tuesday-treat-no-8/
13. http://thewritemight.me/2014/02/08/they-say-i-believe-i-procrastinate-not-persevere-me-devil/
14. http://wolkenfahnderin.com/2014/01/26/ganz-in-meiner-hand/
15. http://stacilys.wordpress.com/2014/02/10/drinking-in-my-days/
16. http://gregurbano.com/2014/01/10/when-is-black-and-white-not-black-and-white/
17. http://squareonenotes.com/2014/02/09/in-self-defense/
18. http://forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/on-goodbyes-and-see-you-laters/
19. http://ahsanfile.com/2011/03/21/foto-gambar-ulat-bulu-uler-serit/
20. http://zipsrid.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/infinite-magic/
21. http://shirleymaya.com/2014/01/20/fearless-dating-advice-men-series-1/
22. http://milfordstreet.wordpress.com/2013/11/01/weekly-photo-challenge-eerie/
23. http://seasonspoetry.com/2014/01/24/over-coffee/
24. http://flowersandbreezes.wordpress.com/2014/01/28/friends-you-can-trust/
25. http://joeinfocus.wordpress.com/2014/02/01/welcome-to-my-world/
26. http://strassenfotografien.wordpress.com/2013/06/04/beauty-and-graffiti/
27. http://61musings.com/2014/01/26/im-having-an-introvert-day/
28. http://fleurdecamelllie.com/photos/
29. http://litadoolan.net/2014/02/05/a-lighter-enlightenment/
30. http://blogzingara1961.com/about/cartes-postales-fleurs
31. http://mylittleavalon.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/celebrate-the-small-things-valentines-day-edition/
32. http://normashilpi.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/a-letter-to-my-valentine/
33. http://kevs-domain.net
34. http://cyberbonn.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/cactus/
35. http://aleciawrites.com/2013/12/03/four-things-i-learned-from-nanowrimo-2013/
36. http://valeriudgbarbu.wordpress.com/testi-in-italiano/
37. http://rabirius.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/the-thing-with-anniversaries/
38. http://hocuspocus13.wordpress.com/2013/11/01/dark-of-the-moon-in-november/
39. http://carentaylor.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/another-of-my-creations-an-origami-patchwork-multi-pocket-pouch-with-a-face/
40. http://smilecalm.wordpress.com
41. http://lecturesaucoeur.com/2014/02/02/a-turning-point-a-la-croisee-des-chemins/
42. http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2012/09/02/about-geisha-without-memoirs/
43. http://pixfilly.com/2014/02/02/ancient-monument/
44. http://arcillayfuego.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/setas/
45. http://iithinks.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/home-home-home/
46. http://sparkonit.com/2014/01/10/are-you-a-genius-read-these-signs-and-find-out/
47. http://imieialtiebassi.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/mai-stato/
48. http://leonarddurso.com/2013/11/08/on-a-rainy-autumn-night-by-choe-chi-won/
49. http://onewayhealthier.com/2014/02/13/challenging-conversations/
50. http://vampiremaman.com/2014/02/13/letter-from-a-zombie-love-never-dies-or-rots-way/
51. https://doesitevenmatter3.wordpress.com/
52. http://thebluetinderbox.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/for-you-2/
53. http://recoverymaldives.wordpress.com/about/
54. http://sweetafternoons.wordpress.com/2014/01/11/midnight-tea-no-1/
55. http://kimgosselinblog.com/2014/02/03/writing-stars
56. http://nwframeofmind.com/2014/02/01/weekly-photo-challenge-object/
57. http://tnkerr.wordpress.com
58. http://erkenntnisreich.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/malzeit-sotchi-2014-16-02-14/
59. http://tenderheartmusings.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/hearts-wish/
60. http://4utu.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/autism-tales-more-gustavo-art
61. http://emiliopasquale.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/silent-sunday/
62. http://sagarikadebbarma.wordpress.com/2014/01/09/the-renaissance-within-our-souls/
63. http://lemanshots.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/tower-bridge-london-january-14/
64. http://tylerpedersen02.wordpress.com/2013/09/12/immersed-in-otherness/
65. http://lifesfingerprints.wordpress.com/455-2/
66. http://noellevignola.com/2014/01/18/a-life-your-own/
67. http://cindyknoke.com/2012/10/08/covered-wagon-women-diaries-and-letters-from-the-western-trails-1840-1849-by-kenneth-l-holmes/
68. http://iblogstr8sicit.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/je-taime/
69. http://sathyasaimemories.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/mrs-phyllis-krystals-meditations-from-the-singapore-talk-2007/
70. http://jimibodansko.wordpress.com/2014/02/10/olympians-2/
71. http://marthakennedy.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/1000-wordsweekly-challenge/
72. http://lifeofthestruggler.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/cowards-die/
73. http://artisri21.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/306/
74. http://maldivesdreamer.com/2014/01/23/our-7-week-honeymoon-in-the-maldives/
75. http://louisefryer.com/2014/02/01/oh-love-ane-brun/
76. http://thegadabouttown.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/an-award-winning-blog/
77. http://thephoblography.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/optic-fibre-macro-experiment-2/
78. http://parisexpat2012.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/la-tour-eiffel-dans-tous-ses-etats/
79. http://nevermindarthur.wordpress.com/2014/02/13/valentines-day-poem/
80. http://viewsplash.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/im-not-evil/
81. https://capturinglittlemoments.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/in-love
82. http://window2mysoul.wordpress.com
83. http://destinednomad.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/quaint-corners/
84. http://tgva.me/2014/02/01/updated-january-portfolio-2014/
85. http://beyondlisbon.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/portuguese-thermal-baths/
86. http://traveltalesoflife.com/2014/01/27/tropical-getaways-saint-lucia/
87. http://imagesbytdashfield.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/postman-butterfly-or-i-have-something-on-my-tongue/
88. http://sixdegreesphotography.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/weekly-photo-challenge-selfie/
89. http://lenzexperiments.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/beacon-of-hope/
90. http://entertainmentstarters.wordpress.com/
91. http://iriphotography.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/luckenbach-texas/
92. http://humptydumptymuralmagic.com/2014/01/22/awesoment-by-that-i-mean-not-awesome/
93. http://linkingloops.wordpress.com/?page_id=33
94. http://theobviousandhidden.com/?page_id=35
95. http://blackfireblazing.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/stupid-think-sheets/
96. http://wired4more.wordpress.com/2013/12/20/yeah-i-could-give-you-the-sky-and-the-light-will-guide-you-run-in-the-wild-thats-where-ill-find-you-mako/
97. http://mindlovemisery.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/prompt-12-fairytale/
98. http://ipseand.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/bedazzle-in-blue-gemstones-for-your-refined-beauty/
99. http://myechoesandreflections.com/2014/01/21/rebirth/
100. http://jaydenmiller.wordpress.com/2014/01/28/squirrels-in-the-park/
101. http://poetsmith.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/sandy-beach/
102. http://edithlevyphotography.com/2014/01/20/flatiron/
103. http://stockresearch52.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/feet-of-benevolence/
104. http://davidhudsonsite.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/my-jurney-through-christianity-nothing-something-and-everything-part-2/
105. http://thesoundofwhathappens.wordpress.com/?page_id=1
106. http://getreadingnow.org
107. http://turquoisecompass.com/2014/01/28/spa-grande-nature-and-nordic-spa-at-cedar-meadows/
108. http://findingmyinnercourage.wordpress.com/2014/03/02/caring-for-myself
109. http://shirleymaya.com/2014/02/16/fearless-dating-advice-from-the-asian-playboy/
110. http://dodagrivas.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/i-caught-the-moon-playing-with-a-ufo/
111. http://lorafashionbeauty.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/a-strong-women/
112. http://beatnikhiway.com/2013/12/17/hiway-america-bonnie-and-clydes-death-car-primm-nevada/
113. http://speakarabicindubai.com/2014/02/01/ah-wi-nous-4/
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Zero to infinity

First experiment in publication…please take a look at ‘Zero to Infinity’ a short book with ten poems at iBooks store…since love, devotion and thoughts are priceless, this book is free. I have created it over one of the weekends so apologies in advance for any typos and navigation issues that you may experience. If you like it then please spread the word. Depending on its popularity or otherwise I may decide to do a full scale 30/40 poems one soon. Link below, you will need an apple iPad. Apologies to others. I do have a large pdf available, send me a message I will email it to you 🙂

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/zero-to-infinity/id822654367?ls=1&mt=11

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