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

13 Words Story – Master-mind

Behind the dark or white light, someone is spinning something to enthrall us.
#13wordsstory #feedback #weekly

Looking for Admins

Hello bloggers!

With a new job and Camp NaNoWriMo coming up soon, I don’t have much time to devote to being your admin here. Rashmi is also ready to take a break to devote more time to her book and blog. It seems now would be a good time for us both to step down as admins and become just authors here.

Your responsibilities will include scheduling the weekly features, sending out invites to new members, and overseeing any problems.

Rashmi and I will both be able to help you acclimate to this new role if you’d like.

We’re looking for at least 3 volunteers. If you are interested in being an admin, please let us know! You can either use the contact form or comment here directly.

Introducing the New Members!

Hello to all the lovely members of Blogger’s World,

In the last couple of days we have had about 3-4 new members who have joined the forum. This post is to officially welcome them to the forum and also to introduce some of the most active members in here.

Let’s welcome:

Clueless Birdie: Say hello to @niyati16 who blogs at her site called, yes you guessed it, Clueless Birdie.

Feelings 161: Say hello to @feelings161 who blogs over at her site aptly called ‘My Feelings – My Freedom’

In Your After Glow: Say hello to @haripriyakm who is also a new blogger. Do check out her blog called ‘In Your After Glow’

Surbhi Sachdeva: Last but definitely not the least, say hello to @surbhisachdeva89. Surbhi – please share your blog address in the comments.

For the benefit of the new members:

A full list of the members of this forum can be found on the sidebar on your right under the title “Authors”. At any time feel free to tag one of the admins if you have any questions. Also, please feel free to interact with all the members of this forum.

#introduction
 

 

A Very Happy New Year!

Dear friends,

This year has been a wonderful experience of learning, sharing and joy over here. We look forward to a great year ahead! 🙂

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Just A Hello World Post

Thank you for the invite, Anand. I am honored to be here and to share my writing with you.

https://xaranahara.wordpress.com/

#introduction, #members

Cracked Rear Viewer Turns 6 Months Old!

Since I’m new here at “Blogger’s World!”, I thought I’d introduce my site via today’s 6 month anniversary post. Your comments and suggestions are more than welcome!

#introduction, #members, #welcome http://crackedrearviewer.wordpress.com

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It seems like just yesterday little CRV was born, but it was actually June 26, 2015! On that date I debuted my first post, a look at the early Peter Lorre noir The Face Behind the Mask. I was so green at the time I didn’t even know how to add pictures! Cracked Rear Viewer has come a long way since then, with a loyal following that seems to grow week by week. There’s now 154 posts (including this one) to choose from, covering everything from horror and science fiction to Western and gangster dramas to comedy classics. Though my main focus is films from the 1930’s to the 1970’s, I’ve occasionally stepped out of that box to look at movies from other eras. I’ve added ongoing series like CLEANING OUT THE DVR, THAT’S BLAXPLOITATION!, PRE-CODE CONFIDENTIAL, and the latest, ROCKIN’ N THE FILM WORLD, as well as NEWS & NOTES…

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#introduction, #members

Inviting New Year pics

Hi Friends & Fellow Bloggers,
This being the very first New Year celebration at Blogger’s World, let’s all celebrate it together.
It is for this virtual celebration, that we will be coming out with a special take on Travel Guide.
Request you all to join in the fun and contribute photos of the New Year celebrations you attend.
Please mail them to piyushavir@gmail.com with the Subject Line – NY Pics. Please do include the following information – your name, your blog name and url, location of the pic, along with a brief description of what you did (we want to join in the fun!). If you’d like to share information of some special event happening in your city, that’s welcome too. If you spot some beautiful decorations around your city or at a mall, click away and send those. If you plan to spend a quiet night at home, watching TV or movies, send us pics of you doing that too! Would appreciate if the pics are of this year’s celebrations but even if you send those of previous year’s, it would be fine.
Please free to contact me for further information or questions. Deadline for sending the pictures is 11 p.m. on Jan 1st, 2016 GMT.
Look forward to all the pics of fireworks, revelry, awesome food, and madness that you will be indulging in !
#idea
@thinkerv0 @drmegsorick @sashay909 @jaipurthrumylens @raniamanda @theotherscienceblog @alongthesideoftheroad @kristinavanhoos @anandartist @21timetraveler @ishitarc1908 @fjjjuneau @jsackmom @adriennea3 @icerene01 @iamabloggertoo @iamdonovan @27mrskills @vikrambishla @joseelavallee @myusername432 @brendablagdon @bookloverfob @beingmepresently @beckybwinch @pamkirst2014 @bethanyaharvey @cathylynnbrooks @sandeept252 @honestme363 @lulaharp @onetarhayes @notionlux @noorainsobiya @arpitastravelblog @dalees107 @dawnmarie823 @flightscarlet @avenscent @maddy1953 @myesteriousgirlneerja @ohmyglai @garthmr @darshith0000 @hlindschinger @indira2412 @arwen1968 @whatsandrathinks @wanderlusteternal @wanderlaur @jenmotivates12 @thegeneviever @thumbup69 @meloheart @mumbletymuse @rugwed @shinepositivepower @vellissima
Anand, Rashmi – please tag anyone else i may have missed.