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  1. Hey guys,

    I have recently launched a new blog aimed at tackling some of the issues that matter to me and encouraging conversation around them. It’s a bit different than my photoblog (https://joetakesphotos.wordpress.com/) but I am hopeing it will help me with my future journalism (hopefuly!) and you guys will like it and contribute.

    So please head over, check it out, see if anything needs improving or leave a comment or even hit the follow button!

    https://joesnews.wordpress.com/

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    1. Nice clean minimalist style, perfect for a writing blog. Best of luck with it Joe.

      Your photo blog looks good to, some great shots there. I noticed your instagram links don’t seem to be working though.

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    1. I love your latest post! Growing up in a conservative environment, I’ve felt the words mirroring my own thoughts. The essay just spoke to me. 🙂 I’m so glad I found you! (PS: Currently reading the rest of your blog!)

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    2. I love your blog. I’m a new blogger and really don’t have much up yet, but I am working on it. I’m an assistant principal at a disciplinary alternative program and I plan to write on my experiences over the years….kind of a tell all of what it’s really like. I’m working on my first “big” post about it, but so far I’ve just been practicing with small stuff, etc. I’m hoping to finish my thoughts this by the end of the week. Anyways I enjoyed your post and I found that it gave me the courage to just be me and write. Thanks. http://Www.delgadoisntdelgada.com

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  2. Hello bloggers..
    My blog is about my expressions. About what I feel, about what I do, what I think life as and it goes on. You may not agree with concepts or you may like it but one thing is for sure that whatever you will read here will touch your heart because what I write is what my heart says.
    So welcome to my blog KNOW YOUR WORLD where you would see a different perspective for the same world at http://www.salorocks.wordpress.com

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    1. Hi Colin – I can imagine your blog will be useful for other Army Cadets. It’s very smooth reading and the photos break things up beautifully.

      The one thing I’d worry about is giving away so much info about an Army establishment, with aerial photos etc. Have you cleared it with the top brass at the base?

      Good luck with your blog
      Best wishes
      Elaine

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      1. I don’t see any problem with using the images, as most of them were retrieved via Google Images. There are also other stories of the CTC online, and nobody seems to have a problem with them.
        Also, I’m pretty sure that nobody at the camp even knows my blog exists.

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    2. Colin – you write well and I like that you are breaking up the posts – I know long lists are okay – but sometimes light and short is nice – and the part 2 flew so fast I was ready for part 3- whiff I see comes 2-12 – hmm.

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    1. This is the stuff that usually doesn’t make it into travel blogs but we know is going on! Very enjoyable read. Your picture gallery looks nice, I’d like to be able to click on the photos for enlargement.

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    2. Honest writing – that’s what I love about blogs over Facebook & Instagram. And I love the honesty about being from different cultures. One might think British vs American can’t be so bad, but marriage of two countries is tough!

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    1. You got me. Laughter and tears. Powerful combination! I especially liked this line, “Continue sitting with others in their grief and pain. ” As a potential FUKSer, I’m going to try to remember that.

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    1. Hi Tom – I’m guessing, from the tone of your blog, that you’re aiming it at American readers? I can imagine they’ll find your interest and opinions interesting, and you weren’t rude at all, so you behaved like a polite guest.

      I can see you exaggerating some of the differences between the US and the UK for effect – but you’d find it hard to find a place in England or Wales where the SNP was an option. In the US they do have their ‘third party’ presidential candidates – the Veterans Party, the Worker’s World Party, the Libertarians, the Green Party etc. Money rules politics in the US so the ‘other’ candidates find it harder to get their voices heard beyond their own local area.

      And, before I forget, yes, you can vote in General and European elections but not local elections, but once you stay away for 15 years, you can’t register to vote in any UK elections.

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      1. Thanks for reading! This post was aimed at an American audience indeed (not all of the posts I write are). You are right about the SNP not being an option in England or Wales and I should have included that but there are English and Welsh parties like Plaid Cymru, English Democrats etc so the high amount of variety is maintained. I need to read up more on the “other” parties, as far as I understand it they don’t have enough support to seriously challenge anywhere hence the 2 party system. Thanks so much for the feedback, I really appreciate it. 🙂

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    2. We may have been separated at birth – visit my blog and you’ll understand . Your post summed up many of my own observations but I was beginning to think you’d missed the unmissable. The Donald never gets boring and there was no suggestion that he had Democrat backing😉

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  3. hey everyone

    An easy one today because MY NEW SITE IS UP AND RUNNING so if any of you have a few minutes and can check out http://brettfish.co.za/ and see what you think [compared to brettfish.wordpress.com] – it is a lot cleaner and lighter and more spacious and so far feedback has been quite positive – still some work to do but am loving the new vibe…

    Thank you so much
    love brett fish

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    1. Without links, we can only access the one through your name. So I checked that one out and your grammar/punctuation doesn’t seem too bad at all, but if you’re concerned, then do writing in MS Word or use some other online grammar checker to make sure it’s correct.
      But I must say that accessing posts is a little complicated. Perhaps make a link to them in the top menu?
      Happy Blogging!

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    1. Hi there, I took a look at your blog post, but I wasn’t sure how to read the full article from DAWN. None of the links seem to take me there. Or were you just sharing the photo?

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  4. Hey everyone!
    I am a kind of new blogger who talks about things that are not normally talked about. I like to be unique and I stand for being yourself and being whoever you want to be. I rant about alot of things that I feel passionate about and would love some people to comment on what they thing, or to share their opinions with me. Thank you for reading and I hope you check out my blog.
    http://www.strikedbyepicness.wordpress.com

    Love Strikedbyepicness.

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  5. Hello to you all! I hope you’re having a great day.

    My name is Mark, and I am a relatively new writer. I have almost finished editing the first draft of my debut psychological thriller ‘A Hole in Serenity’ and I need your help to make it a success. Please do stop by and check out my blog and follow if you can. Your time and support mean so much so thank you in advance. Take care, Mark.
    http://www.markdraycott.com

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    1. As a big fan of psychological thrillers in movies and books, I was excited to see this post! I’m slowly working my way through your blog and I’m eager to see what comes next. Can’t wait to read the book!

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  6. Hi all!
    Soundtrack Of A Photograph pairs my own photography with the music that I love. My newest is a special vinyl records themed blog. Vinyl is making a comeback, and this post has my own memories of it growing up, together with photos of some of the great old album labels. Have a look right here, and any comments are appreciated! Cheers

    https://robpatdoy.wordpress.com/2016/01/30/soundtrack-of-a-photograph-the-vinyl-edition/

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  7. Hi my dears,
    what do you think about our “Hollywood-like” first video trailer?
    http://wp.me/p6sfVH-Eo
    It has got only 1 minute, but includes some of our best shots from our travels abroad.
    What do you think? Do you like it? 🙂
    We’re dying for feedback, and also would like to connect with fellow bloggers.
    Thanks, happy blogging!
    Barbara

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    1. Re: the about page, in your dashboard you should have options to create posts and pages. Once you some pages, you can set up how to display them in the “menus” option.

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