Category: Blog Fests & Hops

Book Blogger Hop: Does Anything Make me Happier than Reading?

Book Blogger Hop: Does Anything Make me Happier than Reading?

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here. “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”  ~Billy B This week’s question: Can you say this about yourself? Nothing […]


Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2018

Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2018

July was a great month for me. I completed Camp NaNoWriMo, had lots of outdoor fun with my family, went on holiday to Hunstanton and turned 29. Blogging Total blog posts: 14. You can read all my July posts here. Blogfests/events: Insecure Writers Support Group, July Comment Challenge, We are the World Blogfest, Camp NaNoWriMo. Book promos: None this month. Books completed: 1. Whoops! In my defence, I was reading several books at once and am close to finishing most of them. But this one was the only one I actually finished. Books reviewed: 0. Oh dear, I am so […]


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#WATWB Good News: How a football fan helped his deaf and blind friend experience the World Cup

#WATWB Good News: How a football fan helped his deaf and blind friend experience the World Cup

  It’s time for another We are the World Blogfest. Sometimes all the bad news in the media can get us down, but the WATWB aims to raise our spirits by introducing us to positive, heartwarming news stories from all over the world. Luckily there are still plenty of good things going on in the world to restore our faith in humanity. “We Are the World Blogfest” seeks to promote positive news. There are many an oasis of love and light out there, stories that show compassion and the resilience of the human spirit. Sharing these stories increases our awareness of […]


Book Blogger Hop: On Cluttered Blogs

Book Blogger Hop: On Cluttered Blogs

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”   This week’s question: Does a cluttered blog have you not […]


Monthly Wrap-Up: June 2018

Monthly Wrap-Up: June 2018

This month started with me returning to work after a short break and I really struggled to get back into the swing of things. June is always a busy month at work but for some reason, I felt like I didn’t have my normal patience and calmness. I mentioned the challenges I face with balancing book blogging with my work in this book blogger hop post. I’ve been feeling very tired and run down lately. My toddler was ill a couple of times so she woke a lot in the night. At the beginning of the month, I caught a mystery virus […]


Book Blogger Hop: Balancing Blogging with Work

Book Blogger Hop: Balancing Blogging with Work

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.” This week’s question: For all of you worker bees out there! […]


#WATWB Good News: Different is Amazing and Beauty Belongs to Everyone

#WATWB Good News: Different is Amazing and Beauty Belongs to Everyone

  It’s time for another We are the World Blogfest. Sometimes all the bad news in the media can get us down, but the WATWB aims to raise our spirits by introducing us to positive, heartwarming news stories from all over the world. Luckily there are still plenty of good things going on in the world to restore our faith in humanity. “We Are the World Blogfest” seeks to promote positive news. There are many an oasis of love and light out there, stories that show compassion and the resilience of the human spirit. Sharing these stories increases our awareness of […]


My Blog Goals for June-July 2018 #Bloggiesta #BlogAhead

My Blog Goals for June-July 2018 #Bloggiesta #BlogAhead

  I’m going to be very busy improving my blog over the next couple of weeks as both the Summer Mini Bloggiesta 2018 and a Mini Blog Ahead are starting tomorrow! Below are more details about each challenge and my list of goals.   Summer Mini Bloggiesta Bloggiesta is back for a mini event on 22nd-24th June. It’s a blogfest designed to help you improve your blog and tackle the things you normally put off or don’t have time for. The mini Bloggiesta is a more basic version of the main challenge and involves some everyday blog maintenance, admin and […]