Category: writing

Voting is now open in the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards

Have you voted? Voting closes very soon for the 2018 Bloggers Bash Awards!

Voting CLOSES VERY SOON for the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards!!  The FOURTH Annual Bloggers Bash Awards are fast approaching.  They will be held in London on May 19 2018. Apparently some other major event is also in London that weekend but we’ll try not to steal the limelight!! IMPORTANT INFORMATION: VOTING CLOSES at midnight 30 April British Summer Time – which is equivalent…

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…

My father

Thoughts on losing my Father

Life and loss You may, (or may not), have noticed that I’ve been missing in action in the blogosphere recently. I haven’t blogged, I haven’t read many blogs, I haven’t commented or interacted, I haven’t shared or participated in any group threads and you know what, I make no apologies for my absence. Sometimes life, or in this case, death,…

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Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #106

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #106 You are more than welcome to share a link to your family friendly posts by clicking on the blue inlinkz frog (look for this link  towards the bottom of this post) and then add your post’s URL. What exactly is the Blogger’s Pit Stop?  I have been asked this by a few people who…

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Come and join us at Blogger’s Pit Stop #105

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #105 – our first for 2018! You are more than welcome to share a link to your family friendly posts by clicking on the blue inlinkz frog (look for this link towards the bottom of this post) and adding your post’s URL. What exactly is the Blogger’s Pit Stop?  I have been asked this by…

Sue's marathon finish

Sizzling at 60 – Meet Sue!

Recently I have enjoyed hosting a few guests on my blog as part of my People of Interest feature where I share interesting people with you my interesting readers. I have been posting these every Tuesday over the past few months. I believe everyone has a story to tell.  It’s true, everyone has a story and sometimes we just have to…

Melanie from The Wandering Darlings

What happens when you have a spectacular daughter out there?

It’s time to meet one of my favourite bloggers, Melanie from The Wandering Darlings.  I must declare, she also just happens to be my eldest daughter 🙂 Welcome to another edition of People of Interest where I get to share some interesting people with you, my interesting readers. I post these on Tuesdays. And that’s what happens when you have…

Snorkelling selfie while in Fiji for a destination wedding

What makes the delightful Birthday Girl interesting?

It’s time to hear from the Birthday Girl – yes that would be me! I’ve enjoyed featuring lots of interesting people here in my series of interesting people but as today is a very special day for me, I have decided to ask myself the 10 questions I usually ask my guest hosts to answer. Everyone has a story to tell.…

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Come and join the fun at Blogger’s Pit Stop #103

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #103 You are more than welcome to share a link to your family friendly posts by clicking on the blue frog halfway down the post on the left.  The more the merrier! We encourage you to visit others too and leave a comment to let them know how much you enjoyed reading their post…

Cycling to Peyto Lake

An awesome travel blogger who will blow your mind!

As I have enjoyed being a guest blogger a number of times, I decided to start a feature on my blog and share some interesting people with you my interesting readers. I post these every Tuesday. Everyone has a story to tell. Yes, even you! It’s true, everyone has a story and sometimes we just have to ask questions to…