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Having A Conversation — 28 Comments

  1. That’s a great way of putting it Tandy, like having a conversation. I love getting comments, love leaving comments on the blogs of people who have commented as you and just love our blogging community. I have met virtually some really genuine lovely like minded people who you just seem to connect with-hard not to when most of us love food!!! I find it’s like nurturing a new friendship, and you learn more and more about the people with every blog post. Thanks for commenting on my blog, and I know I don’t get to read or comment on every post you do but I sometimes run out of time 🙂
    Warm regards,
    Jan x

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    • Thanks for the lovely comment Jan. I love that I have made so many new virtual friends xx

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  2. Great post love. 🙂

    Like Liz, I read lots of blogs and try and comment on most of them. I figure I am touched when someone takes the time to leave me a comment, and that most would also get a buzz knowing someone has read a post they had taken the time to write.

    I did fall behind with my commenting a few weeks back, I do wish there was a mass blast button you could send to let your faves know you hadnt forgotten about them. That happened for me when you were away, I was following your adventures on social media tho, I hoped you knew I cared. 🙂

    Anyways, have a great weekend.
    Cheers from Aus.
    Anna

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    • Thanks for the comment Anna. I have a like button on my page, and some bloggers just click that, and I know they have visited. I am also very touched when someone takes time to leave a comment 🙂

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  3. I love reading other people’s blogs! It’s my time for socialising and I look forward to it every day 😀
    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella sharing the blog ♥ Manchurian Momo Dumplings (Pork & Ginger & Vegetarian/Vegan)My Profile

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    • You are so good at it Lorraine!

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  4. Thanks for this Tandy – I know the one thing I am not that good at is encouraging my readers to comment – this post of yours is really timely as I have been thinking about this – thanks again.
    Rachel (Rachel’s Kitchen NZ) sharing the blog ♥ Salmon & Fennel Stew with SaffronMy Profile

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    • Thanks for always commenting on my blog Rachel 🙂

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  5. I must agree with you. For many years I was not interested in blogs, I did not get them, why would anyone read someone written by someone they never met? Why would I engage writing to someone I don’t know.?This has changed, and like you I came to know people with whom I share the same passion and that I value for what they write. Thanks for sharing. Such a deep comment mine, imagine how different it would have been 4 years ago if I had to leave one to comment your cabbage salad 😉

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    • Thanks for the great comment and for reading the post 🙂

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  6. I remember my first few comments too. I think repaying visits to other bloggers is a great way to increase your readers.

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    • That too Pam!

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  7. Tandy – I truly enjoy reading your posts and agree – it is truly wonderful to engage in conversations with fellow bloggers – sometimes, a simple comment opens up our eyes and hearts to a new friendship!

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    • It does indeed!

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  8. I have your same attitude towards blogging. If you never reciprocate commenting and carry on the conversation, you shouldn’t wonder why no one is commenting on yours!

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    • For sure!

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  9. Very true Tandy. I try to leave comments but if I have an issue with the captcha code I just give up and leave. I find that copying the text (so I can just “paste” if there’s a problem) before I hit enter helps to prevent frustration.

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    • I so understand that!

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  10. A very good post, Tandy. I think it’s so important to connect with the bloggers whose posts one reads. Blogging is definitely a two way thing, and I wouldn’t expect anyone to keep commenting on my blog if I didn’t reciprocate. 🙂

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    • It is definitely a two way thing Sylvia 🙂

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  11. Hi Tandy,

    I do read your blog everyday, I really enjoy hearing from you and getting all your news and some recipes. I don’t reply to your blog as we communicate by e-mail regularly. You are a very dear friend, although because of the distance we dont meet very often. Lots of Love Gill xxx

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    • Thank you so much for the comment Gill, your friendship means a lot to me xxx

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  12. I comment on some and others not. Even blogs I enjoy I don’t always comment – something needs to “connect” with me in a particular post for me to join in the “conversation”!

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    • That is such a valid point Tanya!

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  13. I can remember when you started blogging, I enjoyed what you’d set down and left a comment. I used to try to visit all the bloggers who left comments on my posts, but my life changed and I no longer had the energy or time I used to dedicate to blogging. I still look forward to your posts and I am grateful for our friendship.

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    • You and madmom were the first people to comment on my blog, and I am so glad you did xxx

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  14. Hi Tandy, I read many blogs from around the world but must say that some don’t really engage my interest and so I don’t leave a comment… not all bloggers have the knack of drawing out comments from their readers.

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    • That is a great observation Liz. Do you go back and read them again if you are not engaged?

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