How we nearly got to the 2018 Bloggers Bash – by Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini:

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On Saturday, 19th May, I left Kendal in Cumbria, and nearly got to the Blogger’s Bash in London….

Barbara, one of our Silent Eye colleagues, had stayed overnight with us so that we could catch an early-ish train. Bernie drove us to catch the 08:30 departure to London from our local Oxenholme, Lake District station. The day was perfect – with hot sun and blue skies forecast for its duration. Barbara is new to blogging, and very much wanted to be there to meet the world she wants to join. I had promised her that there would be many encouraging folk present to help her take that first step into new technologies.

There were two minor complications: the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was taking place in Windsor, west of London; and the FA Cup Final between Manchester United and Chelsea was taking place at Wembley… There were several friends who said we were plain crazy trying to do this, but we’ve always done our best to support the Blogger’s Bash, created by Sacha Black and her team some years ago. Blogging is an important part of what we do, individually and as the Silent Eye.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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6 Responses to How we nearly got to the 2018 Bloggers Bash – by Steve Tanham

  1. noelleg44 says:

    This was indeed a dogged try with just bad luck. The scheduler for the wedding should have consulted Sasha first!

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  2. willowdot21 says:

    Oh! God bless you do near yet so far. We would loved to have seen you both! Never mind next year . Do perseve 💜💜💜💜🍸🍸

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  3. Michael says:

    A good effort though !

    Liked by 1 person

  4. dgkaye says:

    I had to LOL through this well told story. Glad to hear it ended with wine. 🙂 xx

    Liked by 1 person

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