The Versatile Blogger Award


An excited, squeaky and lump-in-my-throat Hello there to all you lovely people!

I am a complete newbie to the world of blogging and have been at it for a couple of weeks. I used to just scribble in my free-time and completely annoy my parents and friends by making them sit through my ‘read-throughs’. I refused to blog even though they suggested many-times, thinking the tap might not work on demand. With their repeated insistence I started Nimbu Mirchi as a serious attempt to consolidate my writings and hopefully share them with a few who would care to read.

Two weeks down the road and I find myself truly humbled by the honour of the Versatile Blogger award which was so kindly bestowed upon me by the brilliant, funny and very versatile Maritz Nicole (Do visit her brilliant blog about her shenanigans by clicking on this link). Her writing is funny and completely immersive. She simply takes me to such different worlds with her writing. And I assure you, her blog will bring a smile to your face.

I thank her and all the awesome bloggers who take time to read my scribblings and then go ahead to like and comment on them. Your overwhelming encouragement gives me wings. To all those who follow Nimbu Mirchi and all those of you who have visited even one of my posts a heartfelt thank you. I am powered to write more and more and its all due to your support. Needless to say, Nimbu Mirchi would not be here if it weren’t for my parents or my friends who kept saying, “Can you just put all this on a blog somewhere?”.

So what does it mean to be a Versatile Blogger Nominee and Award holder?

I am thankful that Maritz Nicole sees potential in my writing and considers it to be worthy of the standards of the VBA award. But it also means that I have to bring my game-face on. And that I have to continue to write, and write and write well.

“Consider the quality of the writing, the uniqueness of the subjects covered, the level of love displayed in the words on the virtual page.”- Versatile Blogger Award 

The Versatile Blogger award gives prominence to bloggers with passion!

And you know what? I am going to try my damndest.

And the Versatile Blogger Award goes to

You know the best part about getting this award? It is that I have the supreme privilege to nominate some of my favourites and share my love for their writings in this way.

Each of their blogs are such fascinating takes on the world and have introduced me and many others to a variety of life’s essences. Their singularly unique styles is reflective of the amazing diversity that truly makes life and this universe beautiful. Do check their blogs out and don’t forget to like, follow and comment on their posts,

The extremely well-deserving Versatile Bloggers Awardees (in no particular order) are

  1. My Story trails 
  2. Brown Sugar
  3. Getaway Chronicles
  4. Discovering Your Happiness
  5. Manuscript Notes
  6. The Shooting Star


I request all the nominees to pay the love forward. You can find further information on how you can nominate your favourites by clicking on this link- Versatile Blogger Award.

Each one of you is capturing life as you know it and sharing it with all of us in such beautiful ways. Thank you! And just keep writing.

P.S. Here are 7 facts about me

  1. I love reading books of all kinds although science fiction, murder mysteries and comedies are my go-to genres when in doubt.
  2. I am trained in an Indian classical dance form called Bharatanatyam that dates back to more than 2000 years.
  3. I have an extremely diminished sense of smell 😦
  4. I work in a cubicle as an insurance underwriter, which seems boring to most people. But I love my job and find it stimulating. Not to mention the romantic notion of strangers helping each other in times of need without ever knowing it.
  5. I love travelling to near and distant lands as much as I love my hometown of Pune, India.
  6. I have a savage fondness for deserts, chocolates and other Indian sweets.
  7. I love laughing and trying to make people laugh.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. lakshmigeeth says:

    Can I be honest and tell you that I’m not surprised you got awarded Versatile Blogger Award? Your writing has impeccable style and a captivating narrative that many of us strive to achieve. Your stories are truly the highlight of your writing. I’m so honored to have been nominated by you for this award and I thank you for the kind words. Much love to you and your wonderful creation, this blog! ❤️❤️❤️

    Liked by 1 person

    1. raonikhita says:

      Thank you Geeth. You are too kind.


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