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I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.

Friday, 31 December 2010

Happy New Year

At the stroke of midnight"Auld Lang Syne" is sung to celebrate the start of the New Year and is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns and set to the tune of a traditional folk song.  It is well known over the world.

This year I am thankful for my special blogging friends, who are so numerous to mention, though I would like to pass on this award to:

Ellie at Ellie Garratt
Words Crafter at Rainy Day Wanderer
Old Kitty at Ten lives and second chances
Dominic de Mattos at Writes of Passage
Milo at In medias res
The Golden Eagle at Eagle's Ariel Perspective
Jingle Poetry for enjoying my novice poems
Jenn at You Know that Blog for giving me a forum to improve my haiku writing.
My special email pal Sharon Lucchessi.

And this award to:

Colene at The Journey
Karen at
Get On With It
Joanna at Bionic Writer
Jinksy at Pen is Mighter than the Sword
Michael at In Time
and Susan at Stony River for giving me a forum to flex my microfiction muscles.


  1. Happy new year to you as well. I hope it is a safe evening for you and your family and may next year bring you some terrific adventures.

  2. AWwwww - Thank you so much for my award - that's so so so soooooo sweet of you and a fabulous way to end the year!! Thank you!! Congratulations to all the others too!!

    I am so sneaking some blogging time before the auld lang syne gets fully started and the countdown and the fireworks and well before the mulled ale gets finished!! LOL!!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR Madeleine!!! I hope 2011 is going to be utterly fabulous and gorgeous and sparkly and happy and amazing for you!!!!!

    Take care

  3. Oh my gosh, thank you! You're so sweet!!!

    Happy New Year!!!!!!

  4. Madeleine,
    A very Happy New Year to you too! And thanks for the wonderful responses of 2010. Best wishes for 2011!

  5. Aww, gee. =] Happy New Year!

  6. Hi Madeleine .. a very Happy New Year to you too .. after our freezing late November and December .. I am looking forward to the Spring of 2011 .. but better catch my tail beforehand .. cheers and the very best to you and yours .. Hilary

  7. Happy New Year! Thank you for bestowing the Comments With Heart award on me; very thoughtful.

  8. Awww thank you Madeleine - I am honoured.



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