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That moment when you realise you’re a YEAR behind on your blog…

The phrase ‘I don’t know where the last year has gone’ is so over-used. I personally over-use it. But it has never been truer than for 2018. I quite literally don’t know where it has gone. A real indicator of this, is the fact I’ve realised I’m a whole year behind on my blog. It dawned on me when Facebook showed me photos from a year ago, and I smiled as I scrolled through the snaps from our trip to Kenya and Zanzibar for my 30th birthday in October last year. And that’s when I realised there were posts from that trip I’d started that I never got round to posting! Since then we’ve done a huge number of foodie blog-worthy things, all of which made it onto the ‘gram’ but I didn’t have time to put on my lovely (albeit time consuming!) blog. I started the year with some rather rubbish health which selfishly took up a good chunk of the first half of my year. And right at the same time, work decidedly …

I’m going to River Cottage for #BlogCamp!

I’ve got some very exciting news! I’ve won a competition to attend #BlogCamp with Foodies100… at the one and only River Cottage! For those of you who don’t know, Foodies100 is a directory of UK food and drink blogs, that ranks the blogs using a unique scoring algorithm, which reflects each blog’s popularity, influence and engagement.  There are over 5,000 blogs signed up to it, and after three months of blogging, I’ve already made it to 718 – I went up 104 places between March and April, and 150 places between April and May. So I’ve still got a long way to go, but this bodes well for my little blog 🙂 And this week, I entered a competition to attend ‘Blog Camp’ – a day organised by the lovely people at Foodies100 where bloggers get together to network, learn more about blogging from expert speakers and generally have lots of fun and merriment.  This year, #BlogCamp is being held at the renowned River Cottage, made famous by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. And I’m going!! I’m so excited to …