7th Birthday Blog celebration post by Natasa, prompted me to do something about it.
What an exhilirating ride this has been, since those early days!!
These six years consist of personal development, emotional growth, writing to my heart's content, sharing ideas and lesson resources, giving feedback on webinars I have attended, uploading links to webinars I have presented for, sharing all the presentations I have created, and generally recording my thoughts on teaching in general, and on occasions, my reflections on living in Abruzzo.
All those years before 2008, I simply recorded my notes in notebooks, and kept everything to myself. I knew no better, and I will add, that in itself, all forms of reflection are good for the soul. However, since writing to a wider audience via my blog, my life has been incredibly enriched by the exciting new horizons it has opened up. This blog has led me to meet a lot of special people I never dreamt of meeting either in person or online.
The second number I wish to celebrate is my blog has reached over 300,00 page views over the past 6 years. This represents an average of 50,000 page views a year. This is really unbelievable, and I am most grateful for those who have viewed these posts. I sincerely hope you have learned something from passing by.
The third number is 500. To date, I have written 500 posts on my Janet's Abruzzo Edublog!! This will become 501, when this post is published.
I used to love writing at school, but never really exploited my creativity until I started Janet's Abruzzo Edublog, as a result of The Consultants-e short 2-week course in November 2008. I learned a lot during this first online course I ever took, and that is when I got the confidence to share my writing.
As a result of creating Janet's Abruzzo Edublog, I now have many blogs, including the following:
- Janet's Test Blog
- Project 52 Reasons to Be Thankful Blog
- La Strada Blog
- Janet's Podcasting Blog
- Fluffy The Kitten's Blog
- The Abruzzo Chicken Chronicles Blog
- Janet's Comics and Cartoons Blog
Here is my first ever infographic I have just created, using Piktochart!
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Thanks so much to everyone for reading!