Very happy to report a new milestone; 600 followers! Thanks to all of you for making it a good year on Fake Flamenco. You teach me, you make me laugh, you enrich my life. I appreciate the encouragement of your likes, comments and follows!
True confessions; blogging scared me two years and nine months ago when I began Fake Flamenco. As my first blog ever, I had no idea what I was doing. Days when the block editor gets the better of me, I still feel that way! However, my ideas form more readily now whether I type or hand write my post first. I feel more confident when I write. After I’ve polished the paragraphs, I know when I’m ready to hit Publish. Now my words and my website better communicate what I want to convey.
I’d say that for people who love to write, blogging is a dream. Writing poetry or essays, and then receiving feedback within the week is wonderful as a writer. Similarly, your comments on photographs have been delightful.
During the pandemic the online community has grown even more meaningful since face-to-face interactions are less common and more risky. Thanks, Readers, I have enjoyed our conversations about ideas, social movements and everyday life.
You may have heard Robert Louis Stevenson’s oft quoted, “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” To build on that, I believe: “A blog is a gift you give yourself;” friendship and writing rolled into one.
Muchas gracias for your support of Fake Flamenco and my writing journey. ¡Olé! –Rebecca