A victim of my success

I’m feeling awfully popular… more than 500 fellow bloggers follow me on WordPress and there are other people who visit via Bloglovin’ or as a result of e-mail or Facebook notifications. I know that there are many bloggers with lots more followers and I know that not all my followers are active (or even visit), but there are still a lot of you who read, like and comment on posts. So many, in fact, that I’m getting a little overwhelmed. In the past I have tried (not always successfully) to respond to every comment, but it’s rather difficult at the moment. So this is just a note to say that if you don’t get a response, please don’t take it personally. If you have a question that you need an answer to, drop me a line via e-mail (address on the ‘About’ page – written out to minimise spam/phishing). I will continue to post responses… I love the dialogue… but forgive me if you miss out.

Thank you for your understanding, it means I can get on with more of this…

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  1. I KNOW!! The fact that we have time to do other things apart from reading, writing, commenting and responding on our own and other blogs is sometimes miraculous to me! And I only have 350 followers and most of them never visit. πŸ™‚ Imagine what would happen if they did! I am reading less and commenting less [though not here obviously – this is just because I so understand where you are coming from….] yet still find the need to get up very early to fit it all in.

    No response required πŸ™‚

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  2. Quite an active person you are! Wow!

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  3. It’s tricky when you want to chat with everyone, especially the regulars. Sigh. I love the photos on this post, by the way. All that home-grown deliciousness and home-made colour. Enjoy. (And I won’t be mortally offended if you don’t reply to this message.)

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  4. I do know how you feel. I like to respond to everything but it means I’m stuck in here more than I should be. So, now I have had to learn to like and read on some but not necessarily comment. I always hope to be forgiven too so I’ll understand if there’s no response. As long as you know I popped in.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

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  5. Sometimes, a companionable listening silence is just fine. We know you’re there, that you’ve read our comment and know we love you, and that’s enough. Now, go forth and create something!

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  6. Gosh, it is my aim to increase my followers, but I do so like to write considered and appropriate responses and comments to show that I am appreciative of the effort others invest in both their posts and their messages. But even with the few followers I have it is a huge committment.
    I think in order to help you and myself too, I am going to have to just click ‘like’ more often.
    This way, you will know that I am still supporting you….and you will be saved from writing a response.
    Ah….a plan! Take care and happy cheese making ( and all the other lovely things you do)
    Karen x

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  7. I don’t always comment, but I always read. πŸ™‚

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  8. Anne Phillips

     /  January 12, 2015

    It must be hard to strike a balance when you are so busy and enjoying life. You very graciously let us have a glimpse of what you are doing and I look forward to reading all about it, especially as a townie who works full time and struggles to fit in all the things I want to do. I love reading all your blogs and like wscottling don’t always comment as I have nothing to add so I just click “like” perhaps we need a “read” button so that you know we have taken the trouble to read what you have posted as it’s easy to click like for a photo but doesn’t perhaps register interest in the content. Love all the crafting photos today especially the bags. Anne xx

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  9. I follow the blog of a little dog who says “I always read but I don’t always bark!” It is OK if you don’t get time to bark back! No pressure or offense. πŸ˜€

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  10. ALL the good things Ms Snail. Ditto on what Ms Pauline said on steroids. You dun good this year. Awesomeness personified, shared and quantified. πŸ™‚

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  11. I always open your posts from my email so I promise I read them, just don’t always comment. But you know I’m out there…..(eerie music….) πŸ™‚

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  12. Oh my gosh you are so busy! Look at all this stuff! I have had little time for blogging recently too but more living and doing is better πŸ™‚ I LOVE those bee houses, do you sell them?

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    • The roosting pockets are for small birds… I do sell them and I’m also in the process of writing a pattern which (hopefully) will be for sale very soon.

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      • I should’ve bought the photo up larger, with my poor eyesight I thought they were little bee houses, now when I think of it though I have seen these before. I could never make one but so cute, I might have to check these out πŸ™‚

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  13. Wow! You have been busy! X

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