Seven-Year-Itch: (Missed) My Blogiversary

When it comes to my blogiversary, I am confused at the best of times. I can never quite tell whether I should “celebrate” the day I signed up for WordPress (9th of November) or the day I actually wrote my first blog post (12th of November). In this case, as you can see by today’s…

Reporting Back [Totally OT]

Let’s nip my bad habits straight in the bud. Well, not even straight, but early-ish. I am back from Germany for a couple of days, and before I launch back into the regular schedule – part 3 of The Impressionists to be discussed tomorrow – I thought I’d slowly transition back in with a quick report…

Happy Mail That Foreshadows Our Next Charity Auctions

Hello hello hello. We – well, *I* – have two options today. I can continue procrastinating with my blog posts just because I feel bad that I haven’t replied to all the comments to my recent blog posts, haven’t read and commented on the blogs of my fellow bloggers since the Easter weekend, or still…

Happy Spring!

Spring may have finally arrived in Ireland. It was mild and sunny yesterday, I went straight from my winter coat to wearing no coat at all. And I needed my sunglasses! Today the family is going to convene to go to my in-laws. I think there will be traditional lamb with mint sauce for lunch,…

The Fan A to Z – #V

New week, new start. My mum is still here and time is short. I haven’t even been able to reply to all the comments that accrued over the weekend. The parties were great, btw – I even danced!!!! *gasp* I think it has been several years since I last danced. In public, that is. I…

The Iron Age of Blogging Has Just Begun

It appears that congratulations are in order. As usual, if it weren’t for automated reminders, I would miss my anniversaries. I am always amazed when I see sentimental posts on Twitter, celebrating “four years ago I saw The Crucible for the first time” or “this day five years ago I was at The Hobbit premiere”.…