When I’m around a quorum of bloggers, you can pretty much guarantee that I’ll make an idiot of myself.

I tell myself it’s because I like to use these opportunities to ease the apprehension anyone may have about being around these god-awful blogging types*. When really, it’s because I’m just the clown. Always have been.

This was me yesterday at the first Blog Chicks meet of 2013.

Screenshot_2013-03-04-21-32-09Look at meh and all meh moneeeehhs. YO. Word to your mutha.

It was so great to catch up with so many bloggers yesterday (15 of us in total!) with some new faces mixed in with the old (old only in familiarity, I swears!). Sometimes making it a Thing to be on the computer can feel a bit lonely; seeing people in the flesh is an exercise in humanising it for me again. We share some tips, have some laughs and get to know each other better.

It’s worth noting on the record that the BC last meet was the first time I met one half of my wedding photographers. And when I first met Leigh in real life, it was to go on a breast cancer fundraiser weekend. Both of those meets changed my life. And it’s proof that if you don’t get out of your comfort zone, you’ll never know what amazing connections you’ll make in the process.


* Anyone who actually thinks bloggers are god-awful usually take it back when they meet ’em. Truth.

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6 thoughts on “The idiot blogger, not quite an idiot

  1. Wish I was there gorgeous, but uou know ;) Mardi Gras! (ie I was asleep)

    Posted on 4 March 2013 at 10:23 pm
  2. An idiot?! Never, you are just special. And that is why we luff you!

    Even if you do try to steal all the monies in your boobs

    Posted on 5 March 2013 at 6:46 am
  3. Aw yeah ladee. That reminds me of the tshirt, “supporting a stripper’s college fund one dollar at a time”. I’d support your blogger fund anytime. So sad I missed out. Next time x

    Posted on 5 March 2013 at 6:06 pm
  4. Wish I could have made it! Ive decided I really need to get out there and stop being so shy!

    Posted on 12 March 2013 at 10:39 pm
    1. I get shy just before these types of things.. Then realise I have no reason to be shy! Less intimidating (for me) than conferences :))

      Posted on 13 March 2013 at 9:22 am
  5. I still have great admiration for you for coming to that weekend. Seems forever ago but it was great fun!

    Posted on 24 March 2013 at 8:51 am