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    The A to Z Blogging Challenge 2019,  Travel

    A to Z Blogging Challenge: B is for Broken Heels

    Welcome back to my A to Z Blogging Challenge for 2019. I’m currently trying to write 1000 words per day, every day in April, with the theme of my wish list, but yesterday didn’t go as well as I’d hoped. I managed about 750, but that’s still pretty good. That was my A is for Abbey Road piece which you can read here. Today, I’m moving on to writing B is for Broken Heels. You might think that sounds like a weird thing to put on my wish list, but bear with me. It’s not as weird as it sounds because Broken Heels is the name of my new blog.…

  • Lifestyle,  Travel

    When Travel Blogging Goes Wrong

    One of the reasons why I’ve always shied away from pro-blogging is that I am far too honest. I would even go so far as to say that I have honesty Tourettes. I can’t help it. If I’m not happy with something, I can’t pretend that I am and I often roll my eyes at the sight of all the sycophantic blogs that do nothing but praise. I told myself that when I started RockPaperSpirit, I wouldn’t have to tell any lies. I would work only with brands I love. I would blog only about products I believe in and keep my fingers still when I hate something, but does…