DECEMBER AWARD FEST: HEM nominated for 3 awards by Cupitonians

Vijay Shah News just in. The Half-Eaten Mind must have been a very good little blog this Christmas, as we have been nominated for a further three awards by Anju (a.k.a Cupitonians) of the delightfully zany and well-written diary-blog “This Labyrinth I Roam“. Residing in Bangalore, Karnataka, south India. Anju is working as a software/games tester and is also a frequent traveller, having visited the UK, Africa and all over her native country. Her blog is full of funny, witty and heartfelt articles, and she has one of the best methodologies in using images to illustrate her pieces I have … Continue reading DECEMBER AWARD FEST: HEM nominated for 3 awards by Cupitonians

THREE NEW AWARDS: HEM receives a new set of accolades from Ajaytao2010

Vijay Shah This month just gets better and better on the awards front. Our good friend, photography blogger Ajay of “Ajaytao 2010”, has recently picked up an astonishing THIRTY nominations spread over fifteen different awards variants. Clearly Ajay has made an impact far beyond his humble home in far-off Mumbai, India, and has touched the hearts of a huge swathe of the blogging world. I have certainly felt the ripples of that impact over 4,000 miles here in London, United Kingdom – something that has been made totally achievable and possible by the all-encompassing arc of the Information Superhighway. Choosing … Continue reading THREE NEW AWARDS: HEM receives a new set of accolades from Ajaytao2010

A BOUQUET OF AWARDS: The HEM award collection just got bigger

Vijay Shah For the second time this month, the Half-Eaten Mind has been nominated for a set of awards from our loyal trusty band of merry  supporters. This time we have two nominations –  from Mumbai-based blogger and keen photographer Ajay of the blog Ajaytao 2010, and from Ginny Brown, an associate director for an American charitable organisation who maintains the “Chasing the Perfect Moment” blog –  a potpourri of photos, essays, stories and writing tidbits. Ajay himself has been recently nominated a mind-boggling twenty-seven times under several different peer blogger awards. These include the: Shine On award Sunshine award … Continue reading A BOUQUET OF AWARDS: The HEM award collection just got bigger

EVEN MORE AWARDS: An “awardtastic” May

By Vijay Shah If this month can be remembered for one thing it has been the sheer proliferation of awards from other bloggers that my site, the Half-Eaten Mind, have received like manna from the heaven of the internet.  This week, I have been nominated for three awards by Tazein Mirza Saad of the TranscendingBorders blog. They are the Super Sweet Blogging Award, Wonderful Team Membership Award (nominated previously) and also my very first nomination for the One Lovely Blog Award. In honour of Tazein’s kind and lovely nomination of the Half-Eaten Mind, here are seven facts you probably did … Continue reading EVEN MORE AWARDS: An “awardtastic” May

WONDERFUL TEAM MEMBER AWARD: HEM’s second May blogger’s award

By Vijay Shah The Half-Eaten Mind has just being nominated for only its second peer award this month. This time we are recipients of the “Wonderful Team Member Award”, kindly nominated by Mumbai-based blogger and friend Ajay, who blogs under the handle “Ajaytao2010”. Ajay is a keen photographer and storyteller, located in one of India’s biggest, busiest and most magical cities, the home of Bollywood, legendary cricketers and fascinating history spanning thousands of years. Having survived a terrible bout of cancer some years ago, Ajay, a member of Mumbai’s well-heeled Gujarati community, took to blogging as a way of sharing … Continue reading WONDERFUL TEAM MEMBER AWARD: HEM’s second May blogger’s award

SUPER SWEET AWARD: Sugar and spice…and brains so nice

By Vijay Shah Hot on the heels of our first ever blogging community award, the Hope Unites Globally ‘HUG’ Award, your best place for ramblings of the mind has been nominated yet again. This time the Half-Eaten Mind has been selected to receive the “Super Sweet Award” courtesy of Pallak Sharma, one of the blog’s supporters and loyal fans. Ms. Sharma writes for the “Be-All and End-All” blog which is a beautiful collection of musings on life’s sweet and sour surprises. Based in India, 21-year-old Pallak is a commerce student at university and despite her busy schedule, still finds time … Continue reading SUPER SWEET AWARD: Sugar and spice…and brains so nice