Monday, 22 December 2014

2014- 23 Dec- Blog Anniversary!

So, today is my blog’s anniversary. I thought I’ll let you know something about my blog.

I’ve always wanted to start a blog but was kind of scared and not sure if I was ready for it. I kept putting it off for months until a friend told me that my blog isn’t going to hit off and get buried by the other amazing blogs out in the world. That annoyed me and on the same day I got home and typed in the words “how to create blog” into Google. I chose Blogger over Wordpress (don’t regret it) and in a week I created this place on the internet. I initially called it “Speaking Thoughts” (I know, not very creative but I wanted to show him XD).

  My audience largely consisted of my friends and even that started to dwindle. It was in 2013 I decided I needed to breathe life back into the blog. I renamed it Escaping Through Ink (the blog description has been the same since day one) and gave it a nice makeover. 

In 2014 I found Bloglovin and will be ever grateful that I did. That place gave me a push and told me I needed to turn things around. The blog got another makeover (what it is now) and I love the way it has turned out. I started posting more and my audience grew. 

Like many would feel the about their blog, my blog is my baby and I’m glad I didn’t give up on it during those difficult years.  I’ve discovered the wonderful world of blogging and enjoy every moment of it. There are so many great blogs out there, some similar some not, but equally interesting and unique in their own styles. For me blogging has come to mean not only one posting on my own blog but reading and interacting with other’s. 

So, thank you all bloggers out there, for your blogs which gives me inspiration and for your comments on here that always makes me happy. Thank you even to that annoying friend without whom I wouldn’t have taken the next step for a long time. Thank you Google, for being the most helpful friend, I have needed you countless times.


  1. Happy anniversary and
    wishing you happy holidays :)

  2. Love your blog!!!
    Started following your blog via GFC, would you like to follow me?

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  3. Happy Anniversary! :) I like your blog very much! Would you like to follow each other to stay in touch? Let me know on my blog. That would be really awesome! :)

    Hugs :)

    1. Hi! Welcome to my blog. I'll check it out right away :)

    2. Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog and for following. Followed you back! :)

  4. I love your blog, so i followed you, i hope you will follow back :)

  5. Happy Anniversary to your blog sweetie!!! You did very well you didn't let that friend to let you down!! Your blog is yours, its something you love and you should always be proud of it!! Im your new follower btw..on gfc!! I would be very glad if you could visit mine and follow me too!! kisses!

    1. Yes, blogging becomes such a large part of our online world it becomes hard to let go. And why would one? When it is so much fun!
      Already did :) Thanks!

  6. I was also very happy I chose blogger over wordpress, and still am. Congrats on the blogversary and here's to many more! Blogging is a big part of me, and I love this community and your blog included <3

  7. Happy Blogoversary! Here is to many more years!

  8. Congratulations on your anniversary and I wish you a happy and productive New Year! :)

    Bella Pummarola

  9. Happy anniversary. Here's to many more years.

  10. You got a nice blog! Happy Anniversary! :-)

    Would you like following each other? Follow me and lemme know, I'll instantly follow you back.


  11. Awww happy anniversary! I love your blog xx congratulations :D Check out my new blog post! I'm in need of some followers, thank you! X

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  13. Congrats!

    I am following you on gfc, would you like to follow me back so we can stay in touch?

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  15. Happy blog anniversary dear! Would you like to follow each other? Let me know!

  16. Best wishes :)
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