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Hanni Parker has been at 3 events

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UK Photography Community348,197An event where the predominant colour in the image is *ORANGE!* We'd like to see some warm cheerful images to distract us from our Winter blues please.  Must be your photo. Must be shot in the UK or Crown Dependencies.  If you need a boost of inspiration watch the video ;)  or have look here... http://is.gd/LhmNzU or here http://labs.tineye.com/multicolr#colors=f68e2b;weights=100; Get your oranges, sunsets, flower petals, autumn trees, pumpkins etc posted here - old and new images welcome. Please let us know if you've gone to the trouble of shooting especially for this event. No limit to the amount of images SO LONG AS THEY FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE FROM THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :)  *Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removed*, so make sure your image has A LARGE AMOUNT OF THE COLOUR *ORANGE* in it - orange cakes allowed! :)  Next Month's event - Beginning of February - *Environmental Portraits* We look forward to seeing the images you share. Have a great weekend everyone. The UKPC Admin Team ♥ _any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asap_THE COLOUR ORANGE2014-02-01 22:00:0085  
UK Photography Community348,197*'INTRODUCE YOURSELF'* Event :)  You are allowed to post *Only ONE photo - it can be a collage (it doesn't have to be a selfie) - add some text about you (TELL US WHAT REGIONAL NUMBER YOU ARE IN THE UK) in the comment box under the photo once it's in the event stream - PLUS links to you on the web. TELL US HOW LONG YOU'VE BEEN USING GOOGLE PLUS - we might be able to help you if you are new- join our community*  https://plus.google.com/b/101116887585805976409/communities/102309570842915194907 OPEN TODAY / SATURDAY / SUNDAY *REGIONS* (we circle you back based on the region you are from) *North East England* 1. Northumberland 2. Tyne and Wear 3. County Durham *North West England* 4. Cumbria 5. Lancashire 10. Greater Manchester 11. Merseyside 12. Cheshire *Yorkshire and the Humber* 6. North Yorkshire 7. East Riding of Yorkshire       8. South Yorkshire 9. West Yorkshire *West Midlands* 18. Staffordshire 19. Shropshire 20. Herefordshire 21. Worcestershire 22. West Midlands 23. Warwickshire *East Midlands* 13. Derbyshire 14. Nottinghamshire 15. Lincolnshire  16. Rutland 17. Leicestershire 24. Northamptonshire *East of England*  25. Cambridgeshire 26. Norfolk 27. Suffolk 28. Essex 29. Hertfordshire 30. Bedfordshire *South West England* 33. Gloucestershire 34. Bristol 35. Somerset 36. Wiltshire 45. Dorset 46. Devon 47. Cornwall *South East England* 31. Buckinghamshire       32. Oxfordshire 37. Berkshire 39. Kent 40. East Sussex 41. West Sussex 42. Surrey 43. Hampshire 44. Isle of Wight *London* 38. Greater London *Scotland* 48. Aberdeen & Grampian  49. Angus & Dundee 50. Argyll 51. Ayrshire 52. Dumfries & Galloway 53. Edinburgh & the Lothians 54. Fife 55. Glasgow & Clyde Valley 56. The Scottish Highlands 57. Orkney  58. The Outer & Inner Hebrides 59. Perthshire 60. The Scottish Borders 61. The Shetland Islands 62. Stirling & The Trossachs *Wales* *North Wales* 63. Llandudno and Colwyn Bay 64. North Wales Borderlands 65. Rhyl and Prestatyn 66. Snowdonia Mountains and Coast 67. The Isle of Anglesey: *Mid Wales*  68. Ceredigion/Cardigan Bay 69. Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons *West Wales* 70. Carmarthenshire 71. Pembrokeshire 72. Swansea *South Wales* 73. Cardiff 74. South Wales Valleys 75. Wye Valley and Vale of Usk 76. Glamorgan Heritage Coast *Ireland* see event stream for numbers *Crown Dependencies* 109. Guernsey 110.Isle of Man 111. Jersey 113. Alderney *ExPats* 112. ********* Post more than one image and you'll be deleted! _just sayin'_ Thank you for joining in !! ♥ Best wishes from TEAM UKPC ALL ABOUT YOU ! ONE PICTURE & UK PEOPLE ONLY!! please2013-11-30 09:30:00108  
UK Photography Community348,197_The +UK Photography Community  cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of *BLUE SKY images photographed in United Kingdom - at anytime*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions_                        *EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT*              ↓ *this is a SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY event* ↓  *WHAT to post.....* _please scroll down to read the whole post_ ↓  *Your image/s MUST have A BLUE SKY & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UK* *FIVE PICTURES per person for the duration of the event MAX please.* _please note_ *You do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event.*  _please only share your own images_ _naughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not UK related will be shamed or worse_ ;) *HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY* If you are *based in the UK* and are not yet a member of the +UK Photography Community  *** please ensure your profile clearly states where you are in the country *** add the page to your circles (we cannot share your images unless you do) *** follow this link http://goo.gl/QaExO to view the Regions available and indicate which region/s you would like to be added to with a comment here in the event stream, you can "+" mention the admin for your area if you wish - you will find out who that is by viewing the tags in the image, hover your mouse over the circles*  If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O))  _if you're stuck please just ask_                                                                                More information ..._please scroll down_ *_Once you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed._*                                *WHEN .... the Event will start and end* *when the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is.*  _We are looking forward to getting seeing your images_  :O)) Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community  +Heidi Anne Morris    !!!!!! BLUE SKIES + FABULOUS WEATHER SPOTTED IN THE UK !!!!!2012-11-13 09:00:00127  

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2014-12-28 00:17:16 (37 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Which Tv series do you recommend for binge-watching?
Currently watching House MD at a ridiculous rate, and should finish them all by New Year, so what would you recommend I go for next?

I don't watch normal TV, I prefer to wait til a boxset is on Netflix or Amazon Prime. (besides I tend not to watch TV at all March-November as work is too busy, then watch till my eyes hurt when it calms down.)
:D

Last year I watched Downton abbey from the start right through to the current series, year before Weeds and before that Prison Break, and Star Trek Voyager. 

Most reshares: 69

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2014-11-23 09:15:01 (16 comments, 69 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

"The entire Bible summed up in one post"
Would you agree?

#Bible #Jesus 

Most plusones: 77

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2015-01-06 21:49:29 (25 comments, 1 reshares, 77 +1s)Open 

A Pilot's eye view of the area where I was born and bred, So lucky to live here.  :) I love to watch the jets. 
#Machloop   #Wales  

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2015-06-26 18:29:30 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Little animals carved into the pew ends.
St Mark's church Brithdir. Wales.
Sadly the church is no longer used for services but is open for visitors, it is a lovely peaceful spot.

Surprised to see visitors from USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia have found it!
http://www.friendsoffriendlesschurches.org.uk/CMSMS/index.php?page=brithdir

Little animals carved into the pew ends.
St Mark's church Brithdir. Wales.
Sadly the church is no longer used for services but is open for visitors, it is a lovely peaceful spot.

Surprised to see visitors from USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia have found it!
http://www.friendsoffriendlesschurches.org.uk/CMSMS/index.php?page=brithdir___

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2015-06-18 09:21:05 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Homework to pickle my head, and deliciously fresh homemade millionaire's shortbread to get me through it!
#omnomnom

Homework to pickle my head, and deliciously fresh homemade millionaire's shortbread to get me through it!
#omnomnom___

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2015-06-10 21:27:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Weird one taken from my house tonight.... looks like the forecast is iffy-sunshine tomorrow.
#sunset #snowdonia 

Weird one taken from my house tonight.... looks like the forecast is iffy-sunshine tomorrow.
#sunset #snowdonia ___

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2015-05-27 00:18:37 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Tonight's sunset
In a pretty lame time lapse...
#musttryharder

Tonight's sunset
In a pretty lame time lapse...
#musttryharder___

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2015-05-26 17:23:16 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

Dolgellau, Wales, where I was born.
The modern housing developments an ugly scar on an otherwise beautiful landscape.
#landscapephotography

Dolgellau, Wales, where I was born.
The modern housing developments an ugly scar on an otherwise beautiful landscape.
#landscapephotography___

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2015-05-09 17:30:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

WIN TROOPER GOODIES!
To celebrate Trooper Iron Maiden Beer 2nd Birthday today, we are giving away a bundle of Trooper prizes!
The Prize contains:
1 x Trooper T-Shirt (Medium)
1 x Limited edition Trooper 2nd Birthday Bar Runner
2 x Trooper 500ml Bottle
2 x Trooper Branded Pint Glass
Trooper 2nd Birthday Drip Mats
Trooper 2nd Birthday collectable badges
Trooper branded tray
Trooper branded bucket*

Ways to enter:
1) Visit our Facebook page, and tag yourself in the comments on the competition post www.facebook.com/RoyalShipHotel
2) Visit our Twitter page and tweet us “@RoyalShipLL40 Happy Birthday Trooper!” https://twitter.com/RoyalShipLL40
*3) Visit our Google+ page and tag yourself in the comments of the competition post www.google.com/+RoyalShipHotel*
4) Email: royalship@outlook.com with “Happy BirthdayTroop... more »

WIN TROOPER GOODIES!
To celebrate Trooper Iron Maiden Beer 2nd Birthday today, we are giving away a bundle of Trooper prizes!
The Prize contains:
1 x Trooper T-Shirt (Medium)
1 x Limited edition Trooper 2nd Birthday Bar Runner
2 x Trooper 500ml Bottle
2 x Trooper Branded Pint Glass
Trooper 2nd Birthday Drip Mats
Trooper 2nd Birthday collectable badges
Trooper branded tray
Trooper branded bucket*

Ways to enter:
1) Visit our Facebook page, and tag yourself in the comments on the competition post www.facebook.com/RoyalShipHotel
2) Visit our Twitter page and tweet us “@RoyalShipLL40 Happy Birthday Trooper!” https://twitter.com/RoyalShipLL40
*3) Visit our Google+ page and tag yourself in the comments of the competition post www.google.com/+RoyalShipHotel*
4) Email: royalship@outlook.com with “Happy Birthday Trooper” as the subject line
5) In person – Visit the Royal Ship and ask for your name and number to be added to the prize draw.
*********
Competition Terms and Conditions (For full terms see our Google+ page)
1) Competition open to UK Residents over 18 only
2) There will be one winner,who will be chosen from a hat at random and the winner announced on our social media pages and at reception. 
3) Competition closing date is 31/05/2015, with the winner chosen at random within 7 days, and the prize will be dispatched within 28 days of the winner being announced. 
4)This competition is not promoted by, endorsed, or otherwise associated with Facebook, Twitter or Google.
‪#‎TrooperParty‬
FULL TERMS
1. To enter the completion, you must be a UK resident, and over 18.
2. Competitions are not open to employees.
3. No purchase necessary.
4. You may enter the competition once per media, Facebook, G+, Twitter, email, and in person. (Entries above this will only be counted once)
5. Sending an e-mail is not proof that we have received your entry. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed, or which are not received for any reason.
6. The winner of competition will be the entrant picked at random by a third party.
7. The closing date is 31/05/2015, the winner will be announced  on social media and in the hotel within 7 days.
8. If you win a competition, we will notify you by e-mail or the social media that you used to enter. The decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
9. No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
10. Any personal information from the competition entry will be used for contacting the winner, and occasional email from the Royal Ship, and not sold to a third party. If you want to be removed from our list, please mail royalship@outlook.com
11. The Royal Ship will endeavour to send prizes within a month of the competition end date but cannot guarantee this delivery time.
12. This competition is not promoted by, endorsed, or otherwise associated with Facebook, Twitter or Google. 
13. The Competition is run by The Royal Ship Hotel, Queens Square, Dolgellau, LL401AR

#trooperparty   #realale   #beerlovers   #beeroclock   #competition  ___

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2015-05-07 17:08:04 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

That's my duty done.
I've cast my vote and also tried to teach the kids about our voting system.
Surprised to see how many strong opinions the kids had about politics even at age 6,8 and 10.

#ge2015 #generalelection 

That's my duty done.
I've cast my vote and also tried to teach the kids about our voting system.
Surprised to see how many strong opinions the kids had about politics even at age 6,8 and 10.

#ge2015 #generalelection ___

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2015-05-04 10:43:27 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Does your child REALLY understand stranger danger?
Scary to think about but every parent needs to watch this, and remind their children that "baddies" can appear friendly and "helpful" or in need.

I live in a rural area where everyone knew eachother, but as a kid 30 years ago we were taught to scream, bite, kick if anyone tried to grab us.
But even back then it was the same tactics used by abductors, the favourite still seems to be "come pet my puppy" or "I'm sad, come help me find my puppy" kids seem to forget what they've been taught since they were toddlers.

Anyway, I'm rambling now, just watch. Please.

Does your child REALLY understand stranger danger?
Scary to think about but every parent needs to watch this, and remind their children that "baddies" can appear friendly and "helpful" or in need.

I live in a rural area where everyone knew eachother, but as a kid 30 years ago we were taught to scream, bite, kick if anyone tried to grab us.
But even back then it was the same tactics used by abductors, the favourite still seems to be "come pet my puppy" or "I'm sad, come help me find my puppy" kids seem to forget what they've been taught since they were toddlers.

Anyway, I'm rambling now, just watch. Please.___

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2015-05-01 19:06:09 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Remember when your mother would bake a cake, and you were allowed to lick the beaters?

Goes through me to think of it now, how did I never get food poisoning?


#flashbackfriday #Fridayflashback
Photo from "my107"on FB

Remember when your mother would bake a cake, and you were allowed to lick the beaters?

Goes through me to think of it now, how did I never get food poisoning?


#flashbackfriday #Fridayflashback
Photo from "my107"on FB___

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2015-03-31 13:47:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

I admit I had no idea how much effort goes into a cup of coffee!

Got your cup of morning Joe?

Good. Now sit down and watch this, because I think it'll make you appreciate just how much work goes into making a cup of coffee. 

I'm considering giving home-grown coffee a go when we've moved to the states. Yes, I know that the altitude and weather isn't ideal. But just for fun. Because, I'm the kind of person who likes to know what goes into making or building something. ___I admit I had no idea how much effort goes into a cup of coffee!

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2015-03-30 13:51:41 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Short documentary about the the area in Snowdonia North Wales that is used for low level flight training. The RAF call it the #Machloop apparently #USAF call it The Roundabout
I'm lucky to live in the area, they are fantastic to watch!

H/T to +Jim Wall​ for the link :)

This week's most popular documentary available to view on Forces.tv is the hugely popular Fast Jets and Long Lenses:

Watch in full here: http://frces.tv/UmCNzh___Short documentary about the the area in Snowdonia North Wales that is used for low level flight training. The RAF call it the #Machloop apparently #USAF call it The Roundabout
I'm lucky to live in the area, they are fantastic to watch!

H/T to +Jim Wall​ for the link :)

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2015-03-28 13:56:16 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Elfyn Evans in the brand new 1.0T Fiesta R2

#Rally #RallyNorthWales
​

Elfyn Evans in the brand new 1.0T Fiesta R2

#Rally #RallyNorthWales
​___

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2015-03-25 09:34:00 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Are you Bilingual? (Or multilingual)
Do you use believe it gives you another view of the world?

From the article:
"The results suggest that a second language can play an important unconscious role in framing perception, the authors conclude online this month in Psychological Science. “By having another language, you have an alternative vision of the world,” 

Are you Bilingual? (Or multilingual)
Do you use believe it gives you another view of the world?

From the article:
"The results suggest that a second language can play an important unconscious role in framing perception, the authors conclude online this month in Psychological Science. “By having another language, you have an alternative vision of the world,” ___

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2015-03-20 07:47:00 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Cute, Cool, or just plain creepy?
A friend shared a picture of a "baastool", I like sheepskin but this gives me the creeps!
Is it just me?


I am not associated with the website, just linking to show where the pictures came from:

http://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/baastool

Cute, Cool, or just plain creepy?
A friend shared a picture of a "baastool", I like sheepskin but this gives me the creeps!
Is it just me?


I am not associated with the website, just linking to show where the pictures came from:

http://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/baastool___

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2015-03-14 07:27:08 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

I've lost count how many times I've heard British "ex-pats" on visits home complain about how many "immigrants" there are in "their" country.
The mind boggles.
Is it the same where you are or is it a British thing?


I've lost count how many times I've heard British "ex-pats" on visits home complain about how many "immigrants" there are in "their" country.
The mind boggles.
Is it the same where you are or is it a British thing?
___

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2015-03-12 08:14:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

In your opinion is Google Plus suitable for giveaways and can you suggest suitable prizes?
Or are they seen as "spamming"
There seems to be minimal local presence on here. So is it a waste of time?
Out of my 30,000 followers, only 20 or so are "local".
Suggestions on the original post if possible please.

What would you like to see as a prize in our G+ giveaways?

Gallon of Beer?
Trooper T Shirts and other merchandise?
Meal for two?
A free nights stay?

We currently have a meal for two prize draw running for our Facebook http://www.Facebook.com/royalshiphotel
And twitter @Royalshipll40
But we are aware most of our G+ fans are further afield so postable prizes and nights stay are most likely!

Suggestions most welcome!___In your opinion is Google Plus suitable for giveaways and can you suggest suitable prizes?
Or are they seen as "spamming"
There seems to be minimal local presence on here. So is it a waste of time?
Out of my 30,000 followers, only 20 or so are "local".
Suggestions on the original post if possible please.

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2015-03-06 04:37:56 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

:D

Yes, we have them.___:D

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2015-03-01 02:40:10 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

There are many Welsh communities in the world, here is one of them:

#bbc A Welsh enclave in America - How St David's Day is marked in one community far from Wales http://ow.ly/2VifZf___There are many Welsh communities in the world, here is one of them:

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2015-02-25 23:09:45 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

So yes we Brits have issues...
#verybritishproblems

So yes we Brits have issues...
#verybritishproblems___

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2015-02-20 14:08:36 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

+Taffanaut has just posted an interesting tweet. 

If true, it could mean that Llanbedr airfield is still in the running to be the home of the UK's first Spaceport. Which considering the short list was approx 10 locations last year is certainly a good thing.

If  you have no idea what I mean by the UK's first Spaceport then, here's +BBC News 's Pallab Ghosh with a news report from when the shortlist was announced last year - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOhNNucIMxU

+Taffanaut has just posted an interesting tweet. 

If true, it could mean that Llanbedr airfield is still in the running to be the home of the UK's first Spaceport. Which considering the short list was approx 10 locations last year is certainly a good thing.

If  you have no idea what I mean by the UK's first Spaceport then, here's +BBC News 's Pallab Ghosh with a news report from when the shortlist was announced last year - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOhNNucIMxU___

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2015-02-20 10:13:12 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Any Meirionnydd/Dwyfor residents out there?
All candidates for MP of the Meirion/Dwyfor constituency will be meeting next Friday in Dolgellau.
Meeting open to all.

*General Election Candidate Meeting at The Royal Ship 27th February *
(Cymraeg isod)
Good prospect for a lively discussion with candidates of the political parties in a special meeting that has been arranged in Dolgellau later this month.

The event will take place at the Royal Ship Hotel, Dolgellau on Friday 27th February 7.30pm with all candidates in the constituency Meirion/Dwyfor for the General election on the 7th May. The six candidates have agreed to attend are: Liz Saville Roberts on behalf of Plaid Cymru, Neil Fairlamb for the Conservatives, Mary Griffiths Clarke on behalf of Labour, Steve Churchman on behalf of the Liberal Democracy, Chris Gillibrand for UKIP and Louise Hughes Independent.

The meeting is completely open to anyone within the constituency who want to attend with an opportunity to comment or ask questions.

For more information please contact Dafydd Jarrett on 01982 554200.

Cymraeg :
Cyfarfod i Ymgeiswyr yr Etholiad Cyffredinol Meirion Dwyfor Last updated: 16 Feb 2015
Bydd cyfle da am drafodaeth fywiog gyda chynrychiolwyr y pleidiau gwleidyddol mewn cyfarfod arbennig sydd wedi ei drefnu yn Nolgellau diwedd mis Chwefror.

Mae’r digwyddiad wedi ei drefnu yng Ngwesty’r Ship, Dolgellau nos Wener 27ain o Chwefror 7.30yh gyda’r holl ymgeiswyr yn etholaeth Meirion Dwyfor ar gyfer yr etholiad Cyffredinol ar y 7ed o Fai. Mae’r chwech ymgeisydd wedi cytuno i fod yn bresennol sef: Liz Saville Roberts ar ran Plaid Cymru, Neil Fairlamb ar ran y Ceidwadwyr, Mary Griffiths Clarke ar ran Llafur, Steve Churchman ar ran y Democratiaeth Rhydfrydol, Chris Gillibrand ar ran UKIP a Louise Hughes Anibynnol.

Mae’r cyfarfod yn gwbl agored i unrhyw un o fewn yr etholaeth sydd am fynychu gyda chyfle i gynnig sylwadau neu ofyn cwestiynnau.

Y ddwy Undeb amaethyddol ym Meirionnydd sydd wedi trefnu’r digwyddiad, a gellir cysylltu gyda Dafydd Jarrett ar 01982 554200 am fwy o fanylion.

#Dolgellau #election #election2015 ___Any Meirionnydd/Dwyfor residents out there?
All candidates for MP of the Meirion/Dwyfor constituency will be meeting next Friday in Dolgellau.
Meeting open to all.

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2015-02-15 09:21:12 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Is it still #Caturday anywhere?
Hopefully sneak this one in. :D

Cooking up the Blue Sky Catnip ___Is it still #Caturday anywhere?
Hopefully sneak this one in. :D

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2015-02-12 09:28:46 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

This house has to be on my doorstep somewhere but I've no idea where!
So eerie, sad actually, that there is noone to treasure these memories and belongings anymore.

The Cloud House - An Abandoned Welsh Farmhouse
"With its dusty old furniture, littered with the remnants of a bygone age, this farmhouse looks like a museum exhibit.
Except the jacket casually slung across the back of a bedstead is not an artfully prepared replica of a lost life but the real deal.
The stone-built farmhouse was abandoned decades ago in a remote location in Mid Wales, with only its contents bearing witness to the lives of its former owners."
Great photographs from Dan Circa.
See more here www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle/welsh-homes/extraordinary-images-abandoned-welsh-farmhouse-8615691

#abandoned #wales #interiors  ___This house has to be on my doorstep somewhere but I've no idea where!
So eerie, sad actually, that there is noone to treasure these memories and belongings anymore.

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2015-02-10 23:11:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

I figured it was pretty apt as we approach Lent..
I'm going to try give up a whole bunch of things that are not good for me.

Tomorrow's Coffee with Jesus is called "Not Ready Yet"___I figured it was pretty apt as we approach Lent..
I'm going to try give up a whole bunch of things that are not good for me.

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2015-02-09 16:20:35 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Got an hours break so Watching the premiere on Nextflix right now :D

We can’t wait to see what they’ve conjured up! #BetterCallSaul  ___Got an hours break so Watching the premiere on Nextflix right now :D

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2015-02-04 13:59:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Taken earlier today by moi :D

Another beautiful day in Snowdonia!
It is cold but dry and sunny, and this weather is promised all week.
This photo was taken earlier this morning near the Mawddach Trail which goes from Dolgellau, following the path of the old railway line along the estuary to the coast at Barmouth.

Many of our guests choose to catch the bus to Barmouth and walk back to the hotel knowing they can reward themselves with a hearty meal and a pint when they get back.

The trail is 10 miles long and is away from the road so ideal for families, walking and cycling, but you can join or leave it at several sections along the way and catch a bus back if you prefer.

Do you have any tips for those new to the trail?

This popular trail has featured on several television programmes, including Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury.

For more information see
http://www.mawddachtrail.co.uk

#Snowdonia #walking #holidays #nationalpark #mawddach #trail #Dolgellau #Barmouth #landscapephotography ___Taken earlier today by moi :D

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2015-02-04 13:20:35 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

How to tick boxes in a word document?
It is a medical questionnaire (not that matters)
Part of a webform which then opens an attachment in word format and I can't select the boxes, I suspect I'm being thick!
Any help appreciated!

How to tick boxes in a word document?
It is a medical questionnaire (not that matters)
Part of a webform which then opens an attachment in word format and I can't select the boxes, I suspect I'm being thick!
Any help appreciated!___

2015-01-26 22:45:23 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

How about this for a view?
+The Airport Pub    Manchester has undergone a complete refurbishment, and will finally reopen their doors in two days time! 
Checkout their Facebook page for photos of the transformation in progress!:
https://www.facebook.com/theairportpub?fref=photo

#Manchester   #Pubs   #RealAle   #wythenshawe   #aviation   #planespotting  


     

___How about this for a view?
+The Airport Pub    Manchester has undergone a complete refurbishment, and will finally reopen their doors in two days time! 
Checkout their Facebook page for photos of the transformation in progress!:
https://www.facebook.com/theairportpub?fref=photo

#Manchester   #Pubs   #RealAle   #wythenshawe   #aviation   #planespotting  


     

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2015-01-26 16:00:56 (18 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Reasons to hide the TV remote.
10 imaginary brownie points for the person who can guess which cartoon character my 5 year old daughter has drawn below. :/

Reasons to hide the TV remote.
10 imaginary brownie points for the person who can guess which cartoon character my 5 year old daughter has drawn below. :/___

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2015-01-25 11:01:09 (10 comments, 4 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 


Family’s desperate search for donor after father can only save one of his dying Twins

(by Oliver Wheaton for http://Metro.co.uk)


A father has been forced to face the agonising realisation that he will only be able to save one of his twin girls.

Michael Wagner’s two three-year-old daughters Binh and Phuoc both suffer from Alagille syndrome, which affects the function of their livers, meaning they both require a liver transplant.

"So far the only match for the two girls, who were adopted from Vietnam when they were 18-months-old by Michael and his wife Johanne, is Michael himself. Because of this the father will only be able to donate a liver to one of the girls."

Read more at the link




Family’s desperate search for donor after father can only save one of his dying Twins

(by Oliver Wheaton for http://Metro.co.uk)


A father has been forced to face the agonising realisation that he will only be able to save one of his twin girls.

Michael Wagner’s two three-year-old daughters Binh and Phuoc both suffer from Alagille syndrome, which affects the function of their livers, meaning they both require a liver transplant.

"So far the only match for the two girls, who were adopted from Vietnam when they were 18-months-old by Michael and his wife Johanne, is Michael himself. Because of this the father will only be able to donate a liver to one of the girls."

Read more at the link

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2015-01-22 08:22:32 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

This fantastic castle is just down the road from me :)

A new bridge is being installed at Harlech castle to allow people to reach the original entrance for the first time in 600 years!

The main section of the bridge at Harlech Castle will be lowered into place as part of the £6m project.

It will also see the former Harlech Castle hotel and car park transformed into a visitor centre.

The Cadw scheme, funded by the Heritage Tourism Project, is due to be finished by March.

The project is said to be complicated given the narrow, twisting streets of Harlech, and the tight entrance to the car park where the bridge is being unloaded in sections from a crane.

Wiki: Harlech castle is a medieval fortification, constructed atop a spur of rock close to the Irish Sea. It was built by Edward I during his invasion of Wales between 1282 and 1289 at the substantial cost of £8,190. Over the next few centuries, the castle played an important part in several wars, withstanding the siege ofMadog ap Llywelyn between 1294–95, but falling to Owain Glyndŵr in 1404. It then became Glyndŵr's residence and military headquarters for the remainder of the uprising until being recaptured by English forces in 1409. During the 15th century Wars of the Roses, Harlech was held by theLancastrians for seven years, before Yorkisttroops forced its surrender in 1468, a siege memorialised in the song Men of Harlech. Following the outbreak of the English Civil War in 1642, the castle was held by forces loyal to Charles I, holding out until 1647 when it became the last fortification to surrender to the Parliamentary armies. In the 21st century the ruined castle is managed by Cadw, the Welsh Government's historic environment service, as a tourist attraction.

The bridge will be partially assembled before being lifted into place, giving access to the castle through its historic outer wall gate for the first time in 600 years

For more information and opening times see
http://cadw.wales.gov.uk/splash?orig=/daysout/harlechcastle

(Story via http://BBC.Co.UK)___This fantastic castle is just down the road from me :)

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2015-01-18 14:27:18 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

And Google made an Auto-awesome version for me...
St Mary's Church Dolgellau 

And Google made an Auto-awesome version for me...
St Mary's Church Dolgellau ___

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2015-01-18 12:02:45 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

St Mary's Church Dolgellau, Wales
(Anglican)
Taken this morning.
#walesuk #Wales #Dolgellau #churches #Sacredsunday #sooc #soocsunday #phonephotography #snowuk #Snowdonia
+SacredSunday™​​​ +Phone photography​​​ 

St Mary's Church Dolgellau, Wales
(Anglican)
Taken this morning.
#walesuk #Wales #Dolgellau #churches #Sacredsunday #sooc #soocsunday #phonephotography #snowuk #Snowdonia
+SacredSunday™​​​ +Phone photography​​​ ___

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2015-01-15 16:43:39 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Sit on the hillside long enough and you will get rewarded. :D
Though I've been lucky enough to see a Red Arrow here, this fantastic photo is by +elwyn R checkout his youtube channel for videos
http://m.youtube.com/#/user/POSTY1ify

#walesuk #raf #machloop #aircraft 

Sit on the hillside long enough and you will get rewarded. :D
Though I've been lucky enough to see a Red Arrow here, this fantastic photo is by +elwyn R checkout his youtube channel for videos
http://m.youtube.com/#/user/POSTY1ify

#walesuk #raf #machloop #aircraft ___

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2015-01-15 00:47:16 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

I understand the science that got it there, but I still find it mind boggling that we we have a robot on Mars sending these pictures back to us. :)

Looks like Curiosity broke Mars.___I understand the science that got it there, but I still find it mind boggling that we we have a robot on Mars sending these pictures back to us. :)

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2015-01-07 22:16:11 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Any surfers out there up for perfect waves? :D

Could surfing become an Olympic Sport with new WaveGarden technology?
Fantastic news as a World class inland surf facility is being built in Snowdonia, Wales, and looks set to be open in July this year!

Of course we have beautiful beaches here, with at least three great surfing beaches within 30 minutes drive of the hotel, but imagine being able to guarantee those perfect waves, it will also be fantastic for beginners who might find the unpredictable ocean a little daunting.

Surf Snowdonia will be "The World’s first publicly accessible Wavegarden® artificial surfing lagoon. This revolutionary concept, which has fired the imagination of the World’s surfers, generates powerful and consistent surfing waves, of varying heights up to 6 feet, in a 300m long lagoon. It is ideal for all surfers, from grommets (beginners both young and old) to professional surfers, and will be a fantastic family destination. Surf Snowdonia will also play host to events, competitions and surf demos, giving the public access to the World’s top surfers."
Checkout their facebook page for up to the minute news,
https://www.facebook.com/SurfSnowdonia
and their website to see videos of the wavegarden technology:
http://www.surfsnowdonia.co.uk

#Wales   #Walesuk   #VisitWales   #cymru   #surfing   #snowdonia   #eryri   #britishtourism   #internationalsurfingassociation   #wavegarden  ___Any surfers out there up for perfect waves? :D

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2015-01-06 21:49:29 (25 comments, 1 reshares, 77 +1s)Open 

A Pilot's eye view of the area where I was born and bred, So lucky to live here.  :) I love to watch the jets. 
#Machloop   #Wales  

A Pilot's eye view of the area where I was born and bred, So lucky to live here.  :) I love to watch the jets. 
#Machloop   #Wales  ___

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2015-01-06 08:02:55 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Are there any Trooper Beer Lovers out there?
(Or any kind of free T Shirt lovers) ;)

Win an Iron Maiden Beer T-Shirt!
Simply like our page at www.facebook.com/RoyalShipHotel and tag yourself on the T-shirt for a chance to win! 
Iron Maiden Trooper was created in 2013, and after a few guest appearances, it proved so popular it is now our House Cask Ale.

Real ale fan and history aficionado Bruce Dickinson, Maiden's vocalist, played a major role in developing the unique flavour of the beer, entailing ongoing visits to +Robinsons Brewery  in Stockport.

"I'm a lifelong fan of traditional English ale; I thought I'd died and gone to heaven when we were asked to create our own beer. I have to say that I was very nervous: Robinsons are the only people I have had to audition for in 30 years. Their magic has been to create the alchemical wedding of flavour and texture that is TROOPER. I love it."

Find out more abour the beer and view more merchandise at:
http://www.ironmaidenbeer.com/aboutus 

#freestuff   #realale   #ironmaiden   #trooperbeer   #beer   #competition  ___Are there any Trooper Beer Lovers out there?
(Or any kind of free T Shirt lovers) ;)

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2015-01-01 18:13:19 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Anyone interested in filmmaking?
(Or anyone from Manchester?)
Could you please welcome +Andie R. Barry​ to G+?
Remember we were all newbies once.
:)

___Anyone interested in filmmaking?
(Or anyone from Manchester?)
Could you please welcome +Andie R. Barry​ to G+?
Remember we were all newbies once.
:)

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2015-01-01 17:22:09 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Darwin Award contender.. In Darwin.
Thief tries to blow up ATM
#DarwinAward 

Darwin Award contender.. In Darwin.
Thief tries to blow up ATM
#DarwinAward ___

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2015-01-01 03:23:07 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

How did you spend your new years eve?
I spent it working in the restaurant but it was a great night! Had 50+ people in so was kept on my toes keeping everyone watered while my colleagues kept them fed :D
Was a great atmosphere with people from Wales, England, France, Poland, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, South Africa, Canada, and perhaps even more nations that I missed, all celebrating the new year in a great atmosphere.
I just got home, it is 3:22am here, and so day 1 of 2015 seems to have got off to a good start!

How did you spend your new years eve?
I spent it working in the restaurant but it was a great night! Had 50+ people in so was kept on my toes keeping everyone watered while my colleagues kept them fed :D
Was a great atmosphere with people from Wales, England, France, Poland, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, South Africa, Canada, and perhaps even more nations that I missed, all celebrating the new year in a great atmosphere.
I just got home, it is 3:22am here, and so day 1 of 2015 seems to have got off to a good start!___

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2014-12-29 02:00:09 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

What is all this talk of Realfeel?
Just got home from work and it really feels like my nose is going to drop off but there is apparently a science behind the value of "feels like" -10c

From the Accuweather site:
What is the AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature?

The AccuWeather.com RealFeel® Temperature was created in the 1990s by Joel N. Myers, Michael A. Steinberg, Joseph Sobel, Elliot Abrams and Evan Myers.

The RealFeel Temperature is an equation that takes into account many different factors to determine how the temperature actually feels outside. It is the first temperature to take into account multiple factors to determine how hot and cold feels.

Some of the components that are used in the equation are humidity, cloud cover, winds, sun intensity and angle of the sun. Humidity is a large contributor to determining the RealFeel, but the... more »

What is all this talk of Realfeel?
Just got home from work and it really feels like my nose is going to drop off but there is apparently a science behind the value of "feels like" -10c

From the Accuweather site:
What is the AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature?

The AccuWeather.com RealFeel® Temperature was created in the 1990s by Joel N. Myers, Michael A. Steinberg, Joseph Sobel, Elliot Abrams and Evan Myers.

The RealFeel Temperature is an equation that takes into account many different factors to determine how the temperature actually feels outside. It is the first temperature to take into account multiple factors to determine how hot and cold feels.

Some of the components that are used in the equation are humidity, cloud cover, winds, sun intensity and angle of the sun. Humidity is a large contributor to determining the RealFeel, but the time of the day also is important, due to the angle of the sun.

In the morning the low angle of the sun gives off less heat because the energy is spread out, according to AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski. In the afternoon, the sun is overhead and the sun's energy is more direct and gives off more energy, making it feel warmer.

"The RealFeel takes into consideration the angle of the sun and its affects on an object or the body," Kottlowski said.

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2014-12-28 22:42:22 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Fiery trails
I had to do a double take as I saw this shooting across the sky, the reflection of the sunset made the trails red, such a shame my phone out of the car window couldn't do it justice! 

#WalesUK   #phonephotography   #sunsetsunday   #landscapephotography   #skysunday   #skysundayphotographytheme  +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme  #snowdonia  

Fiery trails
I had to do a double take as I saw this shooting across the sky, the reflection of the sunset made the trails red, such a shame my phone out of the car window couldn't do it justice! 

#WalesUK   #phonephotography   #sunsetsunday   #landscapephotography   #skysunday   #skysundayphotographytheme  +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme  #snowdonia  ___

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2014-12-28 00:17:16 (37 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Which Tv series do you recommend for binge-watching?
Currently watching House MD at a ridiculous rate, and should finish them all by New Year, so what would you recommend I go for next?

I don't watch normal TV, I prefer to wait til a boxset is on Netflix or Amazon Prime. (besides I tend not to watch TV at all March-November as work is too busy, then watch till my eyes hurt when it calms down.)
:D

Last year I watched Downton abbey from the start right through to the current series, year before Weeds and before that Prison Break, and Star Trek Voyager. 

Which Tv series do you recommend for binge-watching?
Currently watching House MD at a ridiculous rate, and should finish them all by New Year, so what would you recommend I go for next?

I don't watch normal TV, I prefer to wait til a boxset is on Netflix or Amazon Prime. (besides I tend not to watch TV at all March-November as work is too busy, then watch till my eyes hurt when it calms down.)
:D

Last year I watched Downton abbey from the start right through to the current series, year before Weeds and before that Prison Break, and Star Trek Voyager. ___

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2014-12-23 22:09:48 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

It is really hard to nurse a failing turbo home with the Foos on full blast....
#SongsILikeToDriveTo 

It is really hard to nurse a failing turbo home with the Foos on full blast....
#SongsILikeToDriveTo ___

2014-12-20 23:35:44 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Do you follow any Hotels, pubs, or restaurants on G+?
Why?/Why not?
Could you please tag your favourites below for me?
As a person I do pretty well on here, with over 30k followers, but I would like to get my hotel page up and running.
Is it that people not tend to follow businesses on here or that businesses don't make the effort?

Do you follow any Hotels, pubs, or restaurants on G+?
Why?/Why not?
Could you please tag your favourites below for me?
As a person I do pretty well on here, with over 30k followers, but I would like to get my hotel page up and running.
Is it that people not tend to follow businesses on here or that businesses don't make the effort?___

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2014-12-07 13:59:09 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

What is the strangest thing your child has asked for?
This is my 5 year old's list, it made me smile to see she has asked for "pages of sums" for Christmas.
That should be easy! :D
One brother has asked for a wing suit so he can fly, and her other brother has asked for a pet dragon, which I doubt I can manage but thankfully they are usually delighted with the little they get.
Did you ask for strange things as a child?

#Christmas #gifts #advent #holidaysarecoming #weareparents


What is the strangest thing your child has asked for?
This is my 5 year old's list, it made me smile to see she has asked for "pages of sums" for Christmas.
That should be easy! :D
One brother has asked for a wing suit so he can fly, and her other brother has asked for a pet dragon, which I doubt I can manage but thankfully they are usually delighted with the little they get.
Did you ask for strange things as a child?

#Christmas #gifts #advent #holidaysarecoming #weareparents
___

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2014-11-26 00:35:50 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Silhouette of trees against Sunrise this morn.. Or last morn depending how you look at it.
Took it before work this morn and am now back home but It is past midnight here now. :)
#WalesUK #Sunrise #Treetuesday #Dolgellau #Snowdonia 

Silhouette of trees against Sunrise this morn.. Or last morn depending how you look at it.
Took it before work this morn and am now back home but It is past midnight here now. :)
#WalesUK #Sunrise #Treetuesday #Dolgellau #Snowdonia ___

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2014-11-23 09:15:01 (16 comments, 69 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

"The entire Bible summed up in one post"
Would you agree?

#Bible #Jesus 

"The entire Bible summed up in one post"
Would you agree?

#Bible #Jesus ___

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2014-11-18 11:18:50 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

30000 Followers - Thank You!
I logged in this morning to find I had tipped the 3k mark, and would like to say thank you to you all. :)
It is easy to miss someone in that amount of notifications , so why not introduce yourself below.
If you need help getting started or sorting circles on Google+, simply comment below and I will be pleased to help.

I really miss the incoming stream right now, it would be great to jump into the stream to see what you are all sharing.
#Bringbacktheincomingstream


Photo belongs to dream grow, and comes from their post on getting 30k blog visitors s:
http://www.dreamgrow.com/how-to-get-your-blog-to-30000-visits-per-month/
(I'm too disorganised to be a blogger!)

30000 Followers - Thank You!
I logged in this morning to find I had tipped the 3k mark, and would like to say thank you to you all. :)
It is easy to miss someone in that amount of notifications , so why not introduce yourself below.
If you need help getting started or sorting circles on Google+, simply comment below and I will be pleased to help.

I really miss the incoming stream right now, it would be great to jump into the stream to see what you are all sharing.
#Bringbacktheincomingstream


Photo belongs to dream grow, and comes from their post on getting 30k blog visitors s:
http://www.dreamgrow.com/how-to-get-your-blog-to-30000-visits-per-month/
(I'm too disorganised to be a blogger!)___

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