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On or Off?



The on line community can be a fabulous place, it depends which area you inhabit and possibly who you connect with or what you write about but as a whole I would say it has been pretty tops since the day I stepped outside of my previous FB bubble where the only people that read anything I had written were those that I had either friend requested or I had approved theirs.

Whilst I don't think celebrities deserve half the crap they have to put up with it is a territory they knew they were entering when they chose to be on TV or make money from their name as such. I am not famous so I have no haters club but of late I have found a few people that know nothing about me feel they have the place to tell me what I can write on this blog or even what Cherie and I should share on our FB Page.

It is an odd situation as the individuals I am referring too are well maybe a 1% off my on line peeps but me being me finds that 1% quite odd. The situations have always been when I am expressing 'my' opinion on something or having a rant about something in 'my' life.

Those few decided it was their job to tell me how I should run my business, how I should not voice my opinions, how I should not seek those of others by posting them on line and basically that I should stay off line unless I am there to just post pretty pictures.

So I guess my confusion comes with the fact I have always seen the online community as supportive and that the people that choose to connect with you because they are there to support you. Not everyone agrees with you all the time but they do allow you to have your own views and if going through a tough time they support you? Don't they? Isn't it?

So what are your thoughts? Should I be on or off? Should I only ever post pretty pictures?






29 comments

  1. Quinoa and balsamic roasted vegetables followed by lemon pudding...mmmm

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  2. People are funny aren't they, unnecessary judgemental or over opinionated when in most instances its not asked for. I think Cherie is correct you will always find someone who will think your should have done something differently, but thats ok they can 'think' that, doesn't mean anything though, you own the business and you sure as hell didn't get it where it was with them doin' the hard yards! so laugh and shrug it off and keep doing what you are doing its worked so far has it not?


    And just lastly you are so much more then pretty pictures... don't loose sight, just regain focus! x

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  3. Touche lady, no one will ever be happy so I will continue to please myself and cater to the masses rather than the odd grumpy bum x

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  4. So true Kim, it has worked and it is why I continue to do my thing.


    I cater to the people that like DTLL and in turn they tend to like me so I figure that is why it works :)

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  5. Roast Pumpkin and feta risotto!

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  6. On! Four to the floor! Run the haters over!! x

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  7. A hungarian goulash!! Just so yummy!!

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  8. Mash potato with chives and lots of
    butter. They're warm, creamy and good for the soul and mashing them manually
    releases frustrations, aggression and worries!

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  9. Pretty pictures with no commentary are shallow. I'd like to hear what you have to say.

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  10. Four to the Floor... L.O.V.E it!

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  11. I do love the odd visual collage but all the time?!.. No way ;)

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  12. My favourite winter dish is my mum's slow cooked lamb stew - the aroma and flavor wafting from the spices and succulent lamb pieces is simply to die for

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  13. soups and sourdough is my go to lazy persons winter meal!

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  14. There's nothing that can go past a good old hearty winter soup!

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  15. My go to meal is a slow cooked stew. Easy to make and easy to eat.

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  16. I love a steaming hot and spicy laksa filled with fried tofu and Vietnamese mint. I'm imagining the smell now!! Mmmm.

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  17. For me, winter is all about soup! ...Followed by pudding : )

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  18. I love a delicious vegetable soup served with crusty bread

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  19. My moms chickpea curry with some freshly squeezed lemon juice and a fresh cucumber, tomato and red onion salad

    Totally divine!!!

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  20. I love an angus steak with mash potato and gravy!

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  21. My winter favourite is slow cooker Moroccan Pumpkin soup, just delish!!

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  22. Does Sticky Date a Pudding count as a meal? Because it's been on high rotation at my place since the temperature dropped ;)

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  23. Soup would be my favourite Winter food !!

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  24. a big bowl of cauliflower and camembert soup with a slice of sourdough mmmm

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  25. You know my thoughts on this gorgeous girl - Namaste Mofos! ;) xx

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  26. Keep doing you, Tess! I share the pretty and the ugly, the good and the bad cos that's life - it's not perfect all the f**king time. Rock on!

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  27. Thats it!.. roses don't smell so sweet if you smell them all day long x

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  28. Oh yes with a side order of can you see it?

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