What’s your blog made of? ~ poem #WonderfulWorldofWriting

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What’s your blog made of?

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Is it about sugar and spice and all things nice,

Or a confessional of a particular vice?

Is it lifestyle, parenting, writing and more,

Or reviews and comps and giveaways galore?

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Have you so much to say that you post every day,

Or are you less frequent to come out to play?

Do you follow your stats with an eagle eye,

Or go with the flow with no ‘wherefore’ or ‘why’?

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And how about linkys, do you take part in one,

Or even run one for double the fun?

And blogging support – it’s second to none,

It’s addictive, it’s social, it’s oh-so-much fun!

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With humour and truth and bare-your-soul posts,

A dose of self-help, ‘how to’s’, ‘meet your host’,

The techy bit’s done, SEO and short lnks,

We’re ready to schedule or hit publish, me thinks…

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But wait – one final edit, one final ‘tweak’,

The ingredients are mixed now, you need a good heat,

In an aga or retro eye-level grill,

The method won’t matter, it’ll still fit the bill!

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‘Cos whatever makes our blogs, whether newbie or star,

We write from the heart we are what we are,

And that’s what matters, don’t aim to be ‘pro’,

Just blog what you want to and go with the flow!

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By Carol Cameleon 2015

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Join in with #WonderfulWorldofWriting and link up with any genre of writing… I’ll share every post on twitter and other social media.  Tweet your post direct to me @AllSortsHere and I’ll retweet (it’d be great if you could use #WonderfulWorldofWriting too!)

Linky open from 0600 Wednesday to midnight the following Tuesday GMT

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‘U’ is for Unique #AtoZChallenge

Hello and welcome to my take on the #AtoZChallenge.  You can find out why I’m taking part in ‘From Alpha to Zulu and everything in between…’

Onward!

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‘U’ is for Unique for #AtoZChallenge

 

As a blogger, I take pride in the look and feel of my website.  Of course I do.  When VirtuallyAllSorts moved to self-hosted,

I took even more pride in my work.

When I got this comment on my blog, I knew that I was doing the right thing:

“…your blog looks so very different to others and will look forward to investigating it further…”
~ Kate Davis-Holmes (Kateonthinice.com)

As the strapline suggests, my blog focusses on writing and parenting.  I also focus very much on positivity and just being ‘me’.

I’m unique and so is my blog 🙂

Welcome aboard and thanks for reading…

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 This post is for ‘U’ in the #AtoZChallenge.

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This week I have mostly been exploring…

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My blog has been strangely quiet this week.  You may have noticed this too.  After blogging every day in April for the A to Z Challenge, it’s been a refreshing change to be able to kick back a little and enjoy exploring other blogs, read, digest and comment too.

 

As much as it was very satisfying to join in and also discover some wonderful new blogs that I may never have stumbled upon otherwise, it’s been refreshing to be able to ease off the blog posts and do some reading.

 

Pop by later today for my round-up of Virtually All Sorts of blogs that I have been reading this week.  It’d be great to share them with you…

My #WordoftheWeek with  The Reading Residence is ‘exploring’.

Word of the week exploring

 

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You know that book you’ve always wanted to turn into an eBook?

You know that you’ve never known how to do it?

Well, Virtually All Sorts can show you how ~ create your eBook the Easy Peasy way today!

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Parenting: read all about it

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There are so many sources of information on parenting aren’t there?  In paper, ebook, websites and forums (and quite possibly many more!)

From not feeling quite right but not being able to put our finger on it and therefore googling (reputable websites only!) symptoms, it soon became clear that we were indeed pregnant.  That strange metallic taste in my mouth (how utterly bizarre!), wretching after breakfast (and beyond!), over-whelming tiredness and the lusting after chips and milkshake!  Yes, we were pregnant and we were about to embark on a tumultuous journey into parenting.   Aside from the complications, we were excited as the next parents-to-be and we bought ourselves a little book in a charity shop.  We were yet to be over the 3 month hurdle and I didn’t dare buy it ‘just in case’, such was my worry at the time.

But once over that hurdle, I couldn’t wait to get that copy home.  The book was a week by week guide to how the foetus develops in your womb.  There were so many facts and figures, it really started to sink in just how incredible, how amazing, how miraculous life really is.

I can’t actually remember what the book was called now unfortunately.  But to a mum-to-be, it was well-thumbed and excitedly digested… well except in the mornings after breakfast, just before lunch and just before bedtime.  Dam you ‘morning’ sickness!

What about you?  What did you enjoy reading about when you were a parent-to-be?  Or what do you wish you hadn’t read?  Comment or tweet me.

Then hop over to The Reading Residence and Redpeffer for #TheThemeGame which is ‘parenting’ this week.

Join in!

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Read my emotional and inspiring true story ‘Diary of a Complicated Pregnancy’. Available now through my website at Virtually All Sorts. 50% of sales to the charity Action on Pre-Eclampsia. …and visit my facebook page or follow me on twitter @ComplicatedPreg

Also available – my indispensable guide to avoiding ‘Working Mum Guilt’. Whether you are about to return or have already started back, this book offers practical solutions and feedback from real Mums with real families in real situations. Covering topics such as Post Natal Depression, childcare options, yours and your child’s development and time management – Ditch the guilt today! … and visit my facebook page or follow me on twitter @WorkingMumGuilt

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