A Blogger for a Hundred Days

A hundred days ago, I would not have believed that I would last this long, nor that I would now have two public blogs.

My other blog, 30daysinistanbul.wordpress.com, is as the name suggests, about my latest trip which is on going.  It’s a travel diary cum photo journal and is proving more popular than my everyday site of poetry and gardening.  I’ve kept it separate as I believed that it would appeal to a different readership and I guess I’m right.  It has attracted over a thousand views in three weeks whereas this blog has more than twice that number, but in five times as many days.

Blogging has had a profound effect on my life.  It looks like an exaggeration when I put it on paper, but it’s true.

It has given me a readership that I never had.  It has opened my eyes to other bloggers’ worlds.  It led me to rediscover my own language – is that not profound?

I treasure the opportunity to share my experience with the world.  In a way it’s like putting out food for birds and see who comes and feed.  As everyone knows, the result is most rewarding.

About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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6 Responses to A Blogger for a Hundred Days

  1. robert okaji says:

    Your blogging has enriched my life, Mary.

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    • Mary Tang says:

      You are too kind! Translating your poems to Chinese has reconnected me to my own language after so many years. I feel fortunate to have found your blog and through you, Jeff Schwaner’s as well.

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  2. noorainsobiya says:

    Your posts are just so refreshing.. That’s why we all love hearing from you.. Thank you for sharing your experiences with us..
    Love and cares,
    Noorain.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Congratulations on the milestone, Mary. Your description of blogging’s effects is beautifully expressed.

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