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Tips on how NOT to make money on your blog

#6 Tips on How NOT to make money or get a gazillion views in your first month of blogging

How NOT to make money or get a gazillion views in your first month of blogging – or even your first six years!! Why? Why are so many bloggers’ lives so skewed towards making money quickly or getting a gazillion views/followers in a short amount of time? I am getting quite tired of seeing all these types of posts.  Pinterest is…

Top 10 tips for two weeks of travel in Tasmania

#Top10 Tips for Two weeks of Travelling in Tasmania

Our Top 10 tips for seeing Tasmania in two weeks Disclaimer: We are two recently retired teachers who have been to Tasmania several times but we still have lots to see and do.  These are our thoughts made from our notes and discussions as we travelled around.  We wished someone had paid for our trip but sadly that didn’t happen!…

Just another ordinary day or something a bit special?

Another ordinary day or a bit special?  Five thoughts: Receive notification from WordPress of 5 year anniversary of blogging!  Not too keen on joining the Social Saturday bike ride group due to feeling tired and weather is a bit overcast,  but go anyway.  End up riding nearly 17kms, including hills, with the group, and feel much better for it! Decide…

The Switch – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. This week Sacha has set the theme as The Switch. So here’s my story: Come in, come in, they chorus. Sit down, they say. Make yourself comfortable, they say. This won’t take…

Our wedding day

Romance is alive, just not here – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. This week Sacha has asked us to use the theme of Romance. This week your challenge is to write the most romantic 52 words you can. Turn my black coal infested…

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park

What did I learn from my self-imposed social media ban?

I have just returned from a week long self-imposed social media ban.  We have been off on a little adventure and before I left I decided that I would use the time away as a break from everything. I warned my family  that I would be offline and that I wouldn’t blog, I wouldn’t engage in my usual social media…