Blogging Insights NF # 63 — Reaching out

TODAY’S QUOTE ” What I’m really concerned about is reaching one person.” — Jorge Luis Borges MY THOUGHTS Looking at this quote, I asked myself this question, “Who exactly am I writing for?” I think the answer should be, ” Whoever cares to read.” So like the author of Today’s Quote, I am happy for my writing to reach just one person. The ‘reaching out’ … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 63 — Reaching out

5 Ways You Enjoy French Bread

Croissants, quiche, onion soup, Bechamel ; there are so many French foods popular worldwide. The baguette is a long and thin loaf that is epitomised as French bread. French bread can be enjoyed many different ways. Today I ask you how you like it. Here’s how I like my French bread : Garlic Bread Cheesy Bread Bruschetta With olive oil and balsamic vinegar With hummus … Continue reading 5 Ways You Enjoy French Bread

Blogging Insights – NF # 62 : Intuition

TODAY’S QUOTE “Here’s the only blogging tip you really need: always follow your intuition.” – Kelly Thoreson MY THOUGHTS Merriam Webster defines intuition as “the power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference” A simpler definition says that it is “the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.” Before I launched my blog, … Continue reading Blogging Insights – NF # 62 : Intuition

Blogging Insights NF # 61 – Distraction

TODAY’S QUOTE “Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the internet.” MY THOUGHTS Today’s quote reminds me of one of my father’s favourite quotes : ” Genius is 1 % inspiration, and 99 % perspiration.” Maybe today’s quote is an updated version of this older one. Genius or inspiration has been upgraded to 3 %. You can equate ‘staying off … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 61 – Distraction

Blogging Insights NF #60 — Memories of Melanie

Today’s Blogging Insights post departs from its usual format. I am dedicating this space to the memory of our dear friend Melanie B. Cee, who passed away yesterday. A good friend Melanie was a very supportive and warm hearted friend. She always had something positive to say about my posts. More than once, I thought of ending this Blogging Insights prompt but Melanie would say … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF #60 — Memories of Melanie

5 Sweet Treats From Childhoods

“Trick or Treat’ has been the refrain this weekend wherever Halloween was being celebrated. Although it is not part of my local traditions, it evokes memories of the candies I loved when I was little. Today I ask you to name 5 Favourite Sweets Here is my list: 1. Smarties 2. Chupa Chups Lollipops 3. Mars bars 4. Home made Fudge 5. Home made peanut … Continue reading 5 Sweet Treats From Childhoods

Blogging Insights NF # 59

TODAY’S QUOTE ” I think I am about 5 for 500 when it comes to successful ideas versus flops. “ MY THOUGHTS Before I go any further, I would like to elaborate on ‘successful’. Does a successful idea mean one that materialises into something tangible, such as a post? Or is a successful idea one that is a hit with readers or audiences etc? If … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 59