It’s official; I am a groupie. The ‘other’ one. The tagger along. I am delighted to be so.
In our little communities of bloggy buddies we potter along telling our tales, learning of and from each other, being entertained, moved and inspired by other writers. WordPress host many of the blogs I follow (and this one), and 5 days a week they round up what they think are the best posts from across the world that day, and showcase them. It’s a great way to discover blogs- or be discovered by the whole wide world- and many people actively try to get Freshly Pressed. WordPress even send out an email every so often examining what was eye catching or good about a particular post, in order to point bloggers towards what helps them get freshly pressed. Many people, however, are blogging to make sense of their own worlds, to stretch their creativity and Freshly Pressed may not be on their radar.
Yesterday something remarkable happened. The WordPress elves came our way. Not one, but two of our bloggy buddies made it to Freshly Pressed. Go and see. Bask in the reflected glory of Tinman and Kate Shrewsday– inspirational bloggers I am proud to know. (Of course I know them, they’re my buddies. I’m sure they’re real. Anyway, I’ve met Tinman; it’s his fault I blog at all).
I was so excited last night when I discovered this- real talent being acknowledged. My mates. Spurs Fan smiled benignly, not getting it, but knowing that I was bouncing around with joy for my friends.
Onwards and upwards you two, but don’t forget the little people will you? I’m sure I can carry a bag or something…