Call for Admin Role!

As this forum needs a revival, it is difficult to run this forum alone. Catherine (@wynstep) has not answered to my previous post. I don’t know if she will. I don’t even know if she could harm the site. So, I have removed her admin priviledge.
A panel of three admins would be perfect. Even two would be fine.

Criteria:
1. Sincere for the cause of the forum.
2. Active participation in forum activities.
3. Innovative.

Comment on this post by Thursday, Janauary 7, 12 noon (GMT).


I’m calling all the authors of the forum here. I don’t know how many of you are still active and want to contribute here. You should at least know about the changes happening here. Please let me know if you want to continue contributing as author.
@ishitarc1908 @wordsfromarifa @21timetraveler @arpitastravelblog @thelink19 @theakilaedlajournal @adriennea3 @infobloomer @raniamanda @twinkietalks @amommasview @anandartist @ananyabha @andysmerdon @angieskitchenshenanigans @annfishervirtualworld @agord2015 @anushababbar @anwyn84 @janimey @jaipurthrumylens @ashishvision @audreydcunningham @kingsoracle @thecajkovic @beckybwinch @bennabdycollins @bethanyaharvey @bobbyshabangu @brendablagdon @btarmstrong @beckyaluoch @camelliasentry @cathylynnbrooks @chrissiepollock @caa1032 @cmssr @colettebates @continuingwithme @crawcraftsbeasties @createtoenchant @cyndilenz @wynstep @dancinglightofgrace @darshith0000 @dalees107 @derekjlee @devilrockz @diane507 @divorcinganarc @donnainthesouth @dsmcknight @dj120 @esk11 @empress2inspire @escapetolife @feelings161 @fictionalkevin @funsimplicity @foodeezjunction @gadouer @garthmr @garyloggins @geekkate @gritsandpineconescom @getyourlenson @gutsy4 @haripriyakm @hlindschinger @himadas @hst4haiku @infobloomer @iaminaplace @iamabloggertoo @icerene01 @indira2412 @irenecorl4u2013 @ivanproust @insomniacbee @iamdonovan @janimey @jaipurthrumylens @jadekeahi @jahnavichintakunta @jdjung @jeanburkespraker @jsackmom @jenmotivates12 @jennierawling @jgreenwwl @jessmcombs @joseelavallee @myusername432 @justdreadfull @kangopie @kayeraye @kmmyrman @keithmiketom @kelliblogs @kokoboocro @koolitzable @kmmyrman @laduchessederat @languorouspages @lifeobserverwrites @lizarebeca @loriastratton @lulaharp @lyndapoysor @lilacsky22 @maddy1953 @mylittlespaceinthesun @mumbletymuse @mkjackie99 @myusername432 @maidsdayoff @mariawanders @marja1701 @megselizabeth86 @meloheart @drmegsorick @sumitagrawal01 @middleagedrager @missams35 @mray0n @dhyanmukta @insomniacbee @nandininautiyal @natashart @neildsilva @niciacruz @nicolaauckland @nikimeadows01 @niyati16 @noorainsobiya @notionlux @myesteriousgirlneerja @offshoreausterity @ohmyglai @oliveole @onetarhayes @donnamcmillen300 @avenscent @preciousvalencia1 @princeramsey @ramida78 @ranu802 @rdmaxwell55 @robertmgoldstein @rugwed @revrumblefish @raforbeginners @lilacsky22 @sashay909 @sasmiths1112 @sabahahmed252015 @sabahbatul110 @sadhanacs @samjhamdy @santoshnc @sarahsatticoftreasures @cthisnthat @sheridanj2015 @shinepositivepower @squeezzoo @shubh2110 @sirtonix @srinathtk86 @ssfeathersbones @revrumblefish @stanito @startingtheclimb @suekwoodward @suzieqsavings @surbhisachdeva89 @suzannebowditch @teiyaoloilolesoipei @theanonymoustalker @thedesivagabond @transporterlegacy @tradru @theartofamessyhouse @thebrunetteinthepinkscarf @thediybistro @celiacathlete @thismodernitch @thumbup69 @tourmalinenow @vellissima @vikrambishla @itsvishakha @wanderlaur @wynstep @welshshortbread @continuingwithme @whatsandrathinks @whitneyparchman @xaranahara @sassandsauce @yentll02 @zenaidawheels

Sandeept (@sandeept252)

You’re Invited: BW PARTY

Party Date: 23 October

2 days to go!

All invited whether or not ever having been active members of this forum – bring all your “friends and relations”, business associates and the lonely old lady who lives next door! The more, the merrier!

Come and introduce your blogs, get to know others and have fun!

@ishitarc1908, @niciacruz, @wordsfromarifa, @21timetraveler, @thelink19, @adriennea3, @infobloomer, @raniamanda, @amommasview, @anandartist, @andysmerdon, @angieskitchenshenanigans, @annfishervirtualworld, @agord2015, @anushababbar, @arpitastravelblog, @thecajkovic, @bennabdycollins, @bethanyaharvey, @bobbyshabangu, @brendablagdon, @cathylynnbrooks, @niyati16, @colettebates, @darshith0000, @audreydcunningham, @camelliasentry, @wynstep, @princeramsey, @clockworkindigo, @visionofdestinyuganda, @continuingwithme, @crawcraftsbeasties, @dawnmarie823, @derekjlee, @devilrockz, @divorcinganarc, @donnainthesouth, @dj120, @drmegsorick, @dhyanmukta, @createtoenchant, @laikassuvaikais, @languorouspages, @megselizabeth86, @thestayengagedexperiment, @esk11, @feelings161, @fictionalkevin, @avenscent, @funsimplicity, @getyourlenson, @lizarebeca, @foodeezjunction, @agord2015, @garthmr, @garyloggins, @thegeneviever, @mumbletymuse, @gritsandpineconescom, @gritsandpineconescom, @myusername432, @robertmgoldstein, @bethanyaharvey, @haripriyakm, @hlindschinger, @hjsportsed, @contenttocapture, @hst4haiku, @kristinavanhoos, @lulaharp, @maddy1953, @onetarhayes, @iaminaplace, @iamabloggertoo, @indira2412, @irenecorl4u2013, @ivanproust, @insomniacbee, @janimey, @mkjackie99, @jahnavichintakunta, @aventuraroxy, @jessmcombs, @jeanburkespraker, @jsackmom, @jennierawling, @ashishvision, @jadekeahi, @justdreadfull, @kayeraye, @kelliblogs @k, @koolitzable @k, @dalees107, @laikassuvaikais, @laduchessederat, @lifeobserverwrites, @loriastratton, @confusionandknitting, @mylittlespaceinthesun, @kmmyrman, @maidsdayoff, @alongthesideoftheroad, @nandininautiyal, @neildsilva, @nicolaauckland, @worthinessambassador, @noorainsobiya, @santoshnc, @notionlux, @alongthesideoftheroad, @offshoreausterity, @ohmyglai, @sarahsatticoftreasures @o, @teiyaoloilolesoipei, @teiyaoloilolesoipei, @donnamcmillen300, @princeramsey, @iaminaplace, @lyndapoysor, @pamkirst2014, @preciousvalencia1, @piyushavir, @whitneyparchman, @raniamanda, @middleagedrager, @ramida78, @ranu802, @rdmaxwell55, @robertmgoldstein, @lilacsky22, @raforbeginners, @camelliasentry, @funsimplicity, @loriastratton, @beckyaluoch, @sumitagrawal01, @sashay909, @natashart, @sasmiths1112, @btarmstrong, @anandartist, @sirtonix, @bennabdycollins @iamdonovan, @vellissima, @vikrambishla, @wordsfromarifa, @suekwoodward, @wanderlusteternal, @welshshortbread, @whitneyparchman, @xaranahara, @yentll02, @justdreadfull, @revrumblefish

Apologies to anyone who accidentally got left out, whose @ call sign didn’t work, those who got pinged twice (three times?), &c., &c.! I repeat: All are invited whether listed above or not! Hope to see you all on the 23rd!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you all – and since we’re not meant to publish loads of pictures here in order not to slow the site down, here’s a link to my Christmas photo post:

Christmas Lights on the Cutty Sark

This forum seems a bit dead recently…

…so in addition to wishing you all a merry Christmas, this is a wake-up call – in case any of you would like to continue here, it might be a good new year’s resolution to return here to post and chat again.

So I hope you will forgive me for tagging you all (I will not keep doing this):

@21timetraveler @adriennea3 @anandartist @ananyabha @anushababbar @anwyn84 @arpitastravelblog @avenscent @aventuraroxy @beckyaluoch @beckybwinch @bethanyaharvey @bharath10291 @brendablagdon @camelliasentry @cathylynnbrooks @colettebates @continuingwithme @createtoenchant @cthisnthat @dalees107 @darshith0000 @devilrockz @dawnmarie823 @divorcinganarc @drmegsorick @feelings161 @fictionalkevin @foodeezjunction @fjjjuneau @francescabergamasco @freakreborn @garthmr @garyloggins @getyourlenson @graceanneoscar @gutsy4 @haripriyakm @himadas @iamabloggertoo @hlindschinger @iamdonovan @icerene01 @insomniacbee @indira2412 @ishitarc1908 @ivanproust @jahnavichintakunta @jaipurthrumylens @jdjung @jenmotivates12 @jennifernicholewells @jessmcombs @joseelavallee @jsackmom @justdreadfull @koolitzable @kristinavanhoos @laduchessederat @laikassuvaikais @lilacsky22 @lulaharp @lyndapoysor @maddy1953 @maidsdayoff @meloheart @missams35 @mkjackie99 @mumbletymuse @myesteriousgirlneerja @myusername432 @nandininautiyal @niciacruz @niyati16 @notionlux @ohmyglai @oliveole @onetarhayes @pamkirst2014 @piyushavir @raforbeginners @ranu802 @revrumblefish @robertmgoldstein @rugwed @sadhanacs @sandeept252 @santoshnc @sashay909 @sasmiths1112 @sheridanj2015 @shinepositivepower @sirtonix @srinathtk86 @stanito @startingtheclimb @sumitagrawal01 @surbhisachdeva89 @suzannebowditch @theanonymoustalker @thedesivagabond @thegeneviever @thepreciouslifeofprecious @vellissima @vikrambishla @vnajac @wanderlaur @wanderlusteternal @welshshortbread @whatsandrathinks @wordsfromarifa @worthinessambassador @wynstep @xaranahara

If I missed anybody out, my apologies, you all were meant to be included!

Celebration (Photo Prompt – 9 June)

Calling all photographers… that is:

  • people who fancy themselves photographers…
  • people who are photographers but don’t fancy themselves…
  • people who fancy becoming photographers…
  • people who… you got it!

Calling also all and sundry non-photographers who have something to say upon the subject of CELEBRATION – being this week’s prompt – in any shape or form, let it be a haiku or cocktail mixing instructions (as long as you’re accompanying it with a photo, obviously)!

To take part in Shutterbug Showcase:
The prompt is “valid” for a week (from Thursday 9 June to Wednesday 15 June).
Please publish your post upon the theme of celebration during this time period on your own blog and leave a link to your post in the comments. Please also visit other participating members’ posts to give feedback!

For inspiration:

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The Union Jack flying above the village pub, Cookham, England

England’s gone all patriotic in the last couple of weeks with Union Jacks hanging all over the place: one of the two yearly birthdays of the Queen is being celebrated… (Does this mean she gets two sets of presents?!)

CHANGES TO SHUTTERBUG SHOWCASE:

  1. To make all our lives easier (and provide a little incentive for doing the photo prompt post), from now on whoever does the Thursday photo prompt, will choose the prompt for the week after. The June 16th photo post will be done by @niyati16 – your prompt is: Through the Window.
  2. To help out @piyushavir, I’ve taken over the scheduling of Shutterbug Showcase for July & August. Please tag me, @arwen1968, if you want to nominate yourselves for doing the Thursday photo prompts. Thank you.
    The available dates for July are: 7 / 14/ 21 / 28 July
    The available dates for August are: 4/ 11 / 18 / 26 August

Happy blogging! 🙂

@21timetraveler, @adriennea3, @anandartist, @ananyabha, @anushababbar, @anwyn84, @arpitastravelblog, @avenscent, @aventuraroxy, @beckyaluoch, @beckybwinch, @bethanyaharvey, @brendablagdon, @camelliasentry, @cathylynnbrooks, @colettebates, @continuingwithme, @createtoenchant, @cthisnthat, @dalees107, @darshith0000, @dawnmarie823, @devilrockz, @divorcinganarc, @drmegsorick, @feelings161, @fictionalkevin, @fjjjuneau, @foodeezjunction, @francescabergamasco, @freakreborn, @garthmr, @garyloggins, @getyourlenson, @graceanneoscar, @haripriyakm, @himadas, @hlindschinger, @iamabloggertoo, @iamdonovan, @icerene01, @indira2412, @insomniacbee, @ishitarc1908, @indira2412, @ivanproust, @jahnavichintakunta, @jaipurthrumylens, @jdjung, @jenmotivates12, @jessmcombs, @joseelavallee, @jsackmom, @justdreadfull, @koolitzable, @kristinavanhoos, @laduchessederat, @laikassuvaikais, @lilacsky22, @lulaharp, @lyndapoysor, @maddy1953, @maidsdayoff, @meloheart, @meontheroad00, @missams35, @mkjackie99, @mumbletymuse, @myesteriousgirlneerja, @myusername432, @nandininautiyal, @neatusername, @niciacruz, @nikissimplelife, @niyati16, @notionlux, @ohmyglai, @oliveole, @onetarhayes, @pamkirst2014, @piyushavir, @raforbeginners, @ranu802, @revrumblefish, @robertmgoldstein, @rugwed, @sadhanacs, @sandeept252, @santoshnc, @sashay909, @sasmiths1112, @sheridanj2015, @shinepositivepower, @sirtonix, @srinathtk86, @stanito, @startingtheclimb, @sumitagrawal01, @surbhisachdeva89, @suzannebowditch, @theanonymoustalker, @thedesivagabond, @thegeneviever, @thepreciouslifeofprecious, @vellissima, @vikrambishla, @vnajac, @wanderlaur, @wanderlusteternal, @welshshortbread, @whatsandrathinks, @wordscoffeeandlacedresses, @wwwpalfitness, @wynstep, @xaranahara

 
#photopost, #weekly, #weeklyfeatures

It’s A Wonderful Life After All!

It’s  a wonderful life after all! 

Prayer changes my point of view;

Golden, rare, opportunity, where are you? 

Twigs crushed, table twisted, life begins,

It is sad that summer is over,

 

Images sprung out of my hands endlessly,

How can I keep this secret!

Breath of life, stench of death;

This is how it is, pal!

 

Empty suitcase, where do I begin?

Losing someone I never really had,

Love, sky, movies, mother, barbecue, wallflower;

Leaves fall, colors change, life evolves, 

Continue reading

#feedback, #poetrycorner

Poetry Corner Invites!

Hello Friends 🙂

We have received 24 entries for the poetry corner so far!

This exceeds the tally of last week. We still have 4 more days to go!! I thank all of those who have sent their entries and request and encourage those who haven’t so far.

1. You just need to send 6 words, which pop in your mind, in form of a verse or a story or randomly to my mail ID: thinkerv0@gmail.com [ That is a zero there and not an o ]

2. If you want to have a look at how final outcome appears:

Please see our poem of this week:
It was Coleman behind the table

3. I hope I am not putting undue pressure on you. If anyone feels that repeated invites everyday is not a good idea, and we should sit silently after asking once, please let me know.

4. How do you think we should go about publishing? Any suggestions? I am not even creating the title now. I arrange all submissions sequentially and choose title based on the number 1.

Do you think I should not send you a bizarre glare with medley of colors I do? Do they seem gaudy? Should I stick to plain black color fonts?

Since it’s a group poem, please let me know how to go about it. I am ready to hear all suggestions and feedback and will go with the majority.

I wish you all very best 🙂

Love and light ❤

#poetrycorner #help #feedback

Anand 🙂

@sashay909 @garthmr @pamkirst2014 @drmegsorick @lulaharp @mkjackie99 @koolitzable @21timetraveler @raniamanda @ananyabha @kristinavanhoos @shinepositivepower @mariawanders @mumbletymuse @maidsdayoff @mareereeree @mylittlespaceinthesun @nandininautiyal @natashart @ohmyglai @offshoreausterity @onetarhayes @lyndapoysor @rugwed @startingtheclimb @sabahbatul110 @thebrunetteinthepinkscarf @wynstep @wanderlusteternal @welshshortbread @wordscoffeeandlacedresses @zenaidawheels