Blogging, Literature, Travel

Manja Mexi movie blog

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Manja Mexi Movie Blog 

My blog Manja Mexi Movie is already my third. I
started out four years ago without any plan or many expectations. It was obvious that I was getting a bit lonesome in the middle of rural Tuscany with amore who works long hours and the dog whom we call
bestia.

The last straw to do something like starting a blog came when I got upset because my family and friends back home in Slovenia, to whom I kept sending photos from around here, didn’t respond to my mails at all or rarely. Obviously I needed a larger audience if I was to get
any feedback.

I simply started to write and post photos, and looking back now I cannot believe how much personal information I shared willingly.
Sometimes it makes me cringe but not enough to delete anything. I leave both my previous blogs as they were, for anybody who might find them as well as for me to look back and reminisce.

When the first blog was full, I simply started another and then another. The accent is on photography with more or less entertaining or merely informative captions, but sometimes I also burst out writing
– always non-fiction, I cannot invent – most recently even poetry.
Sometimes I translate poetry or songs, since this is my profession.
Sometimes I post quotations.

My posts can be about present goings-on or a past trip to any of the little towns of Tuscany, to Rome or Slovenia where I return twice a
year. These are my playgrounds.

Oh, and every four months or so I post flash film reviews. There is Movie in my blog name after all.
And I’ve almost forgot: on Thursdays I and about 40 other enthusiasts worldwide post photos of doors. Welcome to join us or just come and
have a look if you like doors, and who doesn’t.

Everybody welcome, especially those who like their lives a bit quirky, a bit out of the way and fully unapologetic. And who don’t do it for the money.

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Life, Literature, Photography blogs, Travel, Women Blogs

Journey in my world blog

A Journey in My World Blog
My blog is about how to begin a journey of self-discovery. 
First of all, let me to introduce myself. I’m Dina Al-Mahdy; a freelance English editor, translator and writer at numerous publishing houses and online journals. I started writing and reading at a very young age, which helped me muse at the world through a lens steeped in mindfulness, adventure and tenderness. My greatest loves are art, books, literature, nature, writing, photography, translation, traveling and music. I’ve always been in a serious relationship with words, and have had a deep yearning to discover many of the answers that seem to have been hidden or forgotten in today’s world. 
Being a member the International Positive Psychology Association, I’ve come to know the power of words. Words are important. They can lift us up or break us down, and they can touch our hearts. Our lives are made up of words, and when those words aren’t spoken, they leave a terrible emptiness in their wake. Words are powerful. When we withhold them, we’re denying their power and disempowering those we leave in the wreckage of those unspoken words. Simply put, we free ourselves and each other when we find the courage to speak our truth and honor our own feelings. That’s exactly why I started blogging! 
In January 2018, I started my blog A Journey in My World, where I share my thoughts and hope to inspire as many people as possible through them. A Journey in My World is brimming with articles, poems and short stories in both English and Arabic, along with my photography, all of which are about energy healing, relationships, well-being, meditation, mindfulness and peacefulness, and how to bring their great benefits to our everyday life.
So I welcome everyone to have a wonderful reading and to enjoy the soulful photography, writing and music….

Food

Foodie Mama blog

Foodie Mama

I blog mainly to have a place to store my favorite recipes for myself and my family & friends. I also blog about places I visit and restaurants and dishes I experience there. I am an amateur cook and an amateur world traveler and I want to get better at both. I blogged extensively about a trip to Chile I took and still plan to catch up on some recent trips to Argentina and South Africa. I am a wife, a wine store owner, an engineer and mother of three (mostly) grown children. I live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, near the shores of Lake Superior.

Submitted by: Michele aka Foodie Mama 

Travel

McGee Travel Tales blog

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McGee Travel Tales Blog

McGee Travel Tales  is about the different ways to view the world: through travel, books, food, and creative writing.                                                                                           

A friend and I were talking over beers one day after work and I got to telling stories. He jokingly said that I should start a blog and the idea stuck, took root, and I started writing. A month or so later I actually started my blog. 

Submitted by: Laci McGee 

Health, Literature, Mental illness blogs

Martina Franklin Poole Blog

Martina Franklin Poole Blog  was created as I realized that my illustrations and writings were coming together into a memoir, and that an author should have a blog. Like my recently published book, my blog focuses on my creativity and how it relates to the healing path I am traveling in therapy for PTSD. It is a place to publish my drawings and narratives, find and share mental health support and resources, and to explore the process of writing and illustrating children’s books (my next creative endeavor). My book, An Artist’s Travel Log, is available on Amazon, and my blog is at martinafranklinpoole.com.