02 May 2011

Thinking Back

Over the last month of April, I have blogged every day, with either an A-Z Challenge post or a Saturday Satire and while I have found it a fun thing to do, I have felt contstrained by the need to have a post and not to be free to choose when to blog and when to have a break.

Having said that, the A-Z challenge was fun and interesting as my background being Welsh but my new home country being Cornwall it was entertaining to look at the Cornish language and compare it to the more established Welsh and Breton forms. I learnt a lot at the same time, that there are no words in Cornish (that I could find) that started with Q, X or Z but that swear words have been converted into Celtic from the Anglo Saxon forms, and thanks to Hogday I was inspired to find this out :-)

On another plus point, the other participants in the A-Z challenge were very supportive and I gained a number of new followers and people to follow as part of the process.

Most of all, I would like to thank my good friend, and blogging colleague, Dickiebo who awarded me a rare and very valuable dickiebouquet which I have proudly put on my sidebar. I can't tell you how much I treasure this award, as Dickiebo would be highly embarrassed but believe me when I tell you that it was a great honour and experience.


Misha said...

Congrats on making it to the end! :-) See you again soon.

Amanda Trought said...

Well done for making it, sigh of relief, looking forward to seeing more of your posts.


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Annette said...

Congrats on the dickiebouquet, you deserve it.

Rosalind Adam said...

I love languages and their similarities and differences and so I've found your A to Zs fascinating. Thanks and congratulations on completing.

dickiebo said...

Many thanks for gracing my Hall of Fame! You are in good company there.

Anonymous said...

I missed stopping by during the event. Its good to meet you now. I'm already looking forward to next year.

Arlee Bird said...

Congratulations on surviving to the end whether you liked it or not--you managed to achieve blogging discipline. Thank you for Blogging from A to Z with us in 2011

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