Petrel41 from the wonderful “Dear Kitty. Some blog” has kindly nominated “robboworldtraveller” for the Real Neat Blog Award. I encourage you to visit her Dear Kitty blog for very interesting posts on politics, science, social justice and much more. Thank you so much Petrel41, I have very much enjoyed your site and it was so nice to receive this nomination.
The ‘rules’ of the Real Neat Blog Award are: (feel free not to act upon them if you don’t have time; or don’t accept awards; etc.):
1. Put the award logo on your blog
2. Answer 6 questions asked by the person who nominated you.
3. Thank the people who nominated you, linking to their blogs.
4. Nominate any number of bloggers you like, linking to their blogs.
5. Let them know you nominated them (by commenting on their blog etc.)
Petrel’s six questions are:
- How do you advertise your blog to others?
I don’t. I love telling travel stories and I’m really surprised that my site has received the following it has. I follow other blogs that I’m interested in or that I feel I can learn from in terms of style and I have found some of those I follow will in turn follow my site but I don’t seek to gain followers, just happy to tell my story to anyone keen to listen.
- How long do you spend blogging per week?
About 2 hours at most. I am writing a book and tend to post blogs on stories that don’t fit into my book. I’m not looking to publish anything, just writing because I find it enjoyable so maybe I will end up blogging all my stories.
- How many posts do you post per week, on average?
Usually only one.
- Which of your posts is your favorite so far?
Probably An African Morning. That has seemed to have inspired the most comments and likes. I didn’t like it when I first posted it but then I don’t like any of my writing at first. It takes a while for me to enjoy my own work.
- Why did you choose to create the blog you did?
I started blogging just over three months ago because I wanted to understand how blogs work and also share some of my adventures. I plan to keep blogging until it becomes a chore.
- Are pictures or words more important to you? Or are they equally important?
Words, only words.
My questions for my nominees are the same as Petrel’s.
My nominees are a for some travel writers who I think are really talented. They take care not just to document but to take you with them. If you enjoy travel writing I encourage you to check them out: