It all started off innocuously enough; I was sitting at the kitchen table trying to stretch a pair of Izzy's shoes with a can of hairspray (kid's shoes are expensive you know), when I heard the ping of an email arriving in my inbox.
I eyed the email suspiciously, because it was from someone I didn't know. I pressed the 'open' button with trepidation expecting to be offered meds that could help with my erection. Instead it read:
I liked your blog post, so much that I selected it to be included on the BlogHer.com home page, in the Featured Member section, today.
Congratulations – great post! I hope being featured on the home page will help you attract more readers!
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Blimey! My bloody blog was featured on the homepage of 'BlogHer' - the biggest female blog website in the world..... a website that attracts 23 million unique visitors a month no less (I lifted that statistic off the BlogHer website to big myself up a bit more). It's a different gravy!
My leap was meteoric. One minute I was trying to stretch an extra couple of weeks out of Izzy's shoes, the next I was an international blogging star [note to self: urgently need to purchase a Fendi handbag, and get some queue barriers for outside my house].
So dahlinks, if you want to see my mug staring at you from the homepage of BlogHer, be quick, because I am only there for the day before I disappear into the ether again ..... consigned to my Joe Blogg existence. But for now, it's all so bloody exciting that I could eat a badger!
P.S. Did you know that Russians eat badger? It's being phased out a bit now because they keep contracting horrible diseases.