After a dance class yesterday night I passed the Stockholm City Hall (that’s where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held after the annual Nobel Prize ceremony) on my way home. The almost full moon made me stay, to admire the dramatically lit up tower. To […]
I read few books or newspapers nowadays. I don’t watch television regularly. But I spend much time looking and reading on Internet. There are numerous blogs, an immense amount of human beings who – like myself – can spend hours and days to let unfamiliar others know what is important to us, as if Facebook wasn’t enough.
When I grew up I had penpals all over the world. My pocket money were used for stamps. Seeing letters from Indonesia, Ireland, Portugal, USA or France waiting for me was a thrill. I learned about distant places, exchanged gifts and photos, dreamt about traveling. A very positive experience in all ways. I never met any of my penpals, but after all these years I still consider our relations as very important.
Blogging is similar to that experience, although there is a major difference. It is public.
I have NO idea about the receiver of my posts. Is it a neighbor, on the other side of my living room wall? My colleague from work? A journalist from Ecuador, a professional blogger in England or perhaps an Australian retired engineer?
Only when someone writes a comment or pushes the like-button I get a hint of who my readers are. And if some of those find my blog inspiring, I’m really happy!
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