Blogging Insights — New Format – 1

Dear friends, it is time Blogging Insights got a makeover. I am abandoning the Q & A format. In the new format I will post a quote about blogging or writing and ask you to express your opinion about it. Analyse this: ” Blogging is not rocket science. It’s about being yourself and putting what you have into it.” Image credit digitalhygge.com What do you … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format – 1

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A to Z Blogging Challenge — ” G ” — Mrs McGinty’s Dead by Agatha Christie

A middle aged cleaning lady is killed in a small English village. The woman’s lodger is suspected and arrested for the crime. The motive for the crime seems to be the two hundred pounds that the woman kept under a loose floorboard and that the lodger, James Bentley knew about. Superintendent Spence, officer in charge of the case is not satisfied. He seeks expert consultation: … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge — ” G ” — Mrs McGinty’s Dead by Agatha Christie

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5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

Although winter becomes shorter every year, I welcome spring with a spring in my step. These are some of the things that I enjoy about the season; Flowers Sweet peas, petunias, dahlia, cineraria, hollyhocks, snapdragons, and many more combine to give the season its colour and fragrance.   Trees Some trees get their blossom before their leaves grow to full size after winter. The silk … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — What 5 Things Mean Spring to You

My Plans Just Got Pantzed! — Reblog from PC Guy IV

Do you outline your posts (planning) or do you just go ahead by the seat of your pants (pantzing)? Blogging Insights–Planning or Pantzing When it comes to writing, especially my blog posts, I definitely tend to be a seat-of-my-pants kind of writer. I sit down and start writing, and keep going until the post is finished. That isn’t to say I don’t stop to edit, … Continue reading My Plans Just Got Pantzed! — Reblog from PC Guy IV

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A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “C” is for Crooked House by Agatha Christie

Crooked House is one of my favourite stand alone novels by Agatha Christie. By “stand alone” I mean those that are not part of a series featuring one detective like Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. Apparently Agatha shares my views. In her preface to this book she says, “This book is one of my own special favourites. I saved it up for years, thinking about … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “C” is for Crooked House by Agatha Christie

A to Z Challenge 2021 — B is for At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

In post war London the atmosphere of Bertram’s Hotel attracts impoverished genteel upper class ladies and gentlemen who can no longer afford these luxuries at home. They are equally attractive to rich and flashy young people who enjoy being coddled here. Anglophile American tourists get their money’s worth of the English experience at Bertram’s. While this period glitz and decorous glamour continues at Bertram’s, a … Continue reading A to Z Challenge 2021 — B is for At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

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5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

Nothing says Spring better than strawberries. Luscious in colour and flavour, there are so many ways that you can enjoy this fruit. Today I ask you to list five. I have tried to combine several options under one heading but still have quite a few favourites left over.   Granita This distinctive dessert takes sorbet to the next level. I make it by hand and … Continue reading 5 Ways To Enjoy Strawberries

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Blogging Insights # 63 More About Prompts

Today we resume last week’s discussion about writing prompts. TODAY ‘S QUESTIONS Before you have written a prompt post, if you read someone else’s response that has the same idea as yours, do you abandon the project, modify it, or continue as before? We are all fans of Q&A prompts. How do they spark creativity in you? MY ANSWERS Before you have written a prompt … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 63 More About Prompts

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Blogging Insights # Reading Prompt Posts

Nearly all the bloggers I know love doing Writing Prompts. Today’s questions are about reading them. TODAY’S QUESTIONS Do you like reading posts written for prompts? If so, what kind ? When you publish a piece in answer to a prompt, do you read entries by other bloggers? If so, do you read them before or after you have written your own? MY ANSWERS Do … Continue reading Blogging Insights # Reading Prompt Posts

Blogging Insights #62–YourBlog In 2021 — Reblog from Paperkutzs

https://saltedcaramel670.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/blogging-insights-62-your-blog-in-2021/ #Blogging Insights #62–Your Blog in 2021 by Salted Caramel Question How do you see your blog in 2021? What are your hopes and aspirations for your blog this year? For the most part I feel like my posts with continue to contain, writings, anything arts & crafts, greeting cards, prompts, and the occasional who […] Blogging Insights #62–YourBlog In 2021 — Paperkutzs Continue reading Blogging Insights #62–YourBlog In 2021 — Reblog from Paperkutzs