Zero to Hero: DAY 22: POST FOR (ANOTHER) BLOGGING EVENT

I’m a bit behind on yesterday’s task:

Today’s challenge: Find a blogging event and throw your hat into the ring.

The Daily Post has a directory of blogging events, categorised by photo, writing, general, niche and one-time events. My first reaction is to always go for a creative writing ‘exercise’. However, this time I decided to go with something a bit different …

Although, admittedly, not radically so …

A Word In Your Ear runs a blogging event called A Word A Week. The owner of the blog, and organiser of the blogging event, Sue describes the simple instructions:

Once a week I will dip into my old English Oxford dictionary and pick a word on the page that it falls open at.  The challenge is to post a photograph, poem, story – whatever the genre you like best to describe of what that word means to you. Put a link back to my challenge page so others can take part if they wish.

This week the word is …. yellow.

The first thing I think of here is … lemons. I can’t tell you enough how much I love lemons and how this is my favourite flavour. It evokes such happiness in me: sharp, sweet, bright, summeriness. Beautiful.

So here is my entry for ‘yellow’:

Lemon sherbets

Lemon sherbets

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14 comments

  1. Love your pic! Lemon is one of the best flavours! Lemon cheesecake, lemon mousse yum! I also decided to take part in the Word a Week challenge it seems like it will be fun! How are you finding the Zero to Hero challenges?

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    1. Thank you! Nice to hear that I’m not the only one that feels that strongly about lemon!! Um, ZtoH seems to be okay. I’ve learnt a few bits and pieces – but perhaps not exactly what I was thinking it would be. Which is my own expectation, I know! How about you?

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      1. You’re welcome! I feel the same, maybe also a little let down by it, i was so excited to start it but now that excitement has deflated into only 5 more days to go… i have learnt a fair bit from it though, but that was all in the first 10 days, i feel it could have been made a bit more interesting cause right now i just feel like we are repeating the same tasks, but that is also just my opinion =P
        I’m new to all of this but i am very much enjoying blogging, its like looking through little windows into other peoples worlds and i love it!

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