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What a difference two years makes…

Another post I wanted to share was very fitting because it was two years ago tomorrow. I have had a habit recently of finding old posts that were posted on or almost on the same date but years prior, coincidental to say the least. This post has given me inspiration for a post tomorrow which is great and look forward to sharing.

It is fascinating looking back to milestones I achieved in blogging, and I actually remember typing this post up and how happy I was at my achievement. What I have noticed is that I was as happy gaining my 500th follower as I was when I typed my last milestone post thanking 6,000 readers that have decided to join me on my journey. Like I have said, it isn’t the number but the growth that I love to see, and that so many people, whether it is 50, 500 or 6,000, are happy to engage with me and follow my blog. It really is appreciated.

I still can’t believe I managed to get The Proclaimers in there though…

 


 

From February 7th, 2017…

Drinks are on me.

So August was already off to a great start and then I noticed that I hit 500 followers this morning. Thank you to each and every one of you that has shown support and continue to do so daily. You know who you are!

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If every one of you beautiful bloggers were to stand a mile apart, I would have a pretty long walk ahead of me to meet every one of you…. although oddly there is a high chance that you would then be much closer to me than you currently are, which is pretty cool to think.

And whilst I am on the topic of 500 miles, I have found this picture of Europe courtesy of moth dad on Twitter, showing where the The Proclaimers* would end up if they did indeed walk 500 miles, and then 500 more.

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Are you in the dangerzone?!


*For anyone born after 2000 (especially outside of the UK), The Proclaimers were a band with a hit song about walking a thousand miles for the one they loved, we just don’t know the planned route. If you enter a British pub that is playing karaoke and this isn’t played, there is probably a glitch in the matrix.

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Originally posted 08/02/2017

Re-posted 07/02/2019


 

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Happy blogging,

Sam

27 replies »

  1. I am so pleased that I am one of your followers, thank you⭐️Your blog are amazing and you definitely deserves to come a long way with the blog🦋 You always make me smile, you make me think and reflect🦋Wish you all good🌸thank you for sharing⭐️

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    • Well my tip would be don’t do what I did in my first two years… I hardly engaged with anyone and didn’t blog consistently. Now I have started to be consistent with my uploads so readers know when to expect them, and I get out there and engage with other blogs. That and the fact that I spend more time here now compared to my first two years. That has helped people find my blog and in the last two years it has went from 500 to 6,500!

      You get out what you put into it 🙂

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