Monday, 16 January 2012
Pass it on!
A bit of a kerfuffle here yesterday while we were catching up on blogs we follow. Dropping in on Costa Rica Calling we were touched and not a little surprised to find that Fly who writes it had awarded us the 'Liebster Blog'.
As the recipient of the award you then give it to five other blogs you'd like to highlight. The only restriction is that they should not have more than 200 followers...
Crikey!... When we started we thought we might gain five if we were lucky! We now have 34 followers [we think] and the idea that our blog would/could ever have 200 is slightly mind boggling. Anyway, we are just pleased that people enjoy the mix of history and art history, as well as French daily life in our area. Katinka of course feels there should be more featuring her! For those of you who remember The Muppets she has distinct Miss Piggy characteristics!
Joining the blogsphere has been a relevation. We've met lovely people who have become friends -- both virtually and in the flesh, and look forward to hopefully meeting more.
It is a privilege to have a window into others' lives, interests and experiences. We are the richer for it!
So here are our five in no particular order:
Fire Byrd :for her superb photography as well as her thoughts
Poems from Cuby :the poetry provides a great frame for the local Cornish countryside and she has excellent taste in music
Days on the Claise :the writers are responsible for getting us into blogging in the first place and always have interesting posts about the Loire area; and good recipes [especially the mulled cider].
Another American in France : daily posts about life in the Cher/Loire valley area. Always great photos and often good foodie things too.
Wishing I were in France :posts from a linguist in Belgium who happens to adore France.
P.S. we've also noticed that we've passed 10,000 visits [9:15pm] :-)