My name is Becky and I’m a Blogger

Today – I’m a Blogger

 

The reactions I get when I tell people  I’m a Blogger

And what do you do for a living?

I’m a blogger

 

A what-er.

You know a blogger, I write blogs.

I'm a Blogger

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Oh. Why?

To share stuff I suppose.

 

Oh. Is that your job then?

Yes I share stuff about how we save money.

 

Oh and people really pay to read that do they?

Sort of.

 

Oh. What else do you do?

I have a party blog

 

Oh yes where you write about how you party (LOL)?

Yes. Well sort of, well not really. And I have a book blog too (now desperately tryng to impress)

 

Oh. Really? Do you share how you learnt to read (ROFL)? 

No.

 

Didn’t you go to University?

Yes I went to 3 .

 

Oh I See. Right. Hmmm.  Recession. Hmm

Hmmm.

 

Oh look here’s Charles. Charles meet Becky. She’s a blogger you know?

 

A what-er?

Oh for goodness sake!

 

This post is in the final for the best blog post of the year at the national parenting blog awards

 

Thanks so much for reading I’m a blogger

 

Postscript

I have just reread this in 2020 and oh my how times of changed! I don’t think i’d get these reactions fmo saying  this these days

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35 Comments

  1. March 14, 2012 / 21:56

    Very funny B! So true as well….. and here we are thinking everyone knows what we do and what it all means!

    • Becky
      March 15, 2012 / 10:26

      Ah but to be mysterious is fun sometimes!

  2. March 14, 2012 / 23:11

    haha!! I have given up telling people now because they are either (a) super impressed and want me to explain more or (b) totally unimpressed and say that anyone can blog.

    • Becky
      March 15, 2012 / 10:26

      I would love to have A) Nickie people areonly impressed by what i get to review!!!

  3. March 15, 2012 / 10:34

    Truly brilliant, so funny!!!

    • Becky
      March 15, 2012 / 13:37

      Ah but only another blogger would find it funny right!

  4. March 15, 2012 / 19:39

    So very true! I also find people asking how to set one up, and then asking me to do it for them….

  5. working london mummy
    March 21, 2012 / 20:45

    this is great. I dont do it for a living as such but my non blogging friends don’t understand the point. Do you make money from it is a common Q!

  6. March 22, 2012 / 19:25

    Lol! It’s funny how some people just don’t ‘get’ social media at all – but I think it will become second nature to our kids. Great post 🙂

    • Becky
      March 25, 2012 / 00:46

      I think it will my kids are mor esavvy than me already

  7. Elaine
    March 22, 2012 / 21:11

    That’s really funny!

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    • Becky
      May 10, 2012 / 14:03

      Thank you Susan

  9. May 14, 2012 / 10:47

    Ah! So that’s what I do all day! Congrats on the nomination – I’m reading my way through them all now!

    • Becky
      May 14, 2012 / 10:54

      Thank you so much thats really sweet

  10. Bizzy Mum
    May 14, 2012 / 18:23

    I’m fairly new to Blogging so found this very funny as I too have been trying to explain to people what it is. I get some very funny looks. Well done for making the finals of the MADS- look forward to meeting you in September 🙂

    • Becky
      May 15, 2012 / 19:42

      Thanks Bizzy!

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  12. Anni Jewiss
    June 27, 2012 / 21:14

    Hi Becky just read your artical in Prima great

  13. Anni Jewiss
    June 27, 2012 / 21:15

    Hi just read your artical in Prima great

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  19. Claire
    September 5, 2012 / 21:08

    Love it, great take on blogging! Congratulations!

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