Friday, 11 March 2011

Follow Friday



Anyone stopping by from Parajunkee's great Follow Friday blog hop, welcome! The question this time round was:


Q. Just like Ashley said (love it) "Ashley the girl..." who are You the Boy/Girl, instead of You the Blogger?

Outside of Drying Ink? Well, my hobbies include pyrography, kayaking, and - of course - reading. I live in the UK and curse the rain, of course.

Any new followers, please stop by and say hello below!

17 comments:

  1. This is maybe the best Follow Friday question I've seen so far. I'm learning so much about so many book bloggers this week!

    (Some surprising things at that!)

    I've got a few surprises in store for you! Follow me back to my blog and learn more about who I am - the man, not the blogger and author.

    Thank God it's Follow Friday!
    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  2. Hopping through. New follower! What is pyrography? Something to do with fire?
    My Hop

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  3. Thanks for following! I'm following back. Pyrography is drawing on wood using fire, and it's really very fun!

    There's a few pictures on the Wikipedia page:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrography

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  4. Hi, just dropping past to say Hi. I've always fancied giving kayaking a try. Looks a lot of fun and good exercise.

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  5. I must admit, I had to look up the term "pyrography," but absolutely LOVE the artwork of such a method. I'm happy to now know the name of the craft. It reminds me of elementary school, when my 5th grade teacher brought in a superheated "pen" to use for drawing on wood. I promptly singed myself (not seriously but duh- if you touch it, it will BURN ^_^), and thus ended my own budding career as a worker of wood. ^_^ But it sure is a beautiful art form.

    If I may so ask, what first drew you to pyrography?

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  6. Hehe, I did that once or twice myself! And as for what first drew me, that would be seeing the word pyrography on the list of lessons for an art festival - and not having a clue what it could be. :) I looked it up, had a lesson - wasn't very good at all - bought my own machine, and have been burning ever since! It's really quite a fun artform. :)

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  7. Hi TC, as well. Yes, it really is an enjoyable form of exercise, even on flat, known water! (Running away from swans ;) )

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  8. Awesome. Indeed, the very name sort of conjures up dangerous, exciting images. Which in fact it is, really. ^_^ But on a list that might consist of "crossstitching" or even "watercolors," pyrography would win hands down. ^_^

    Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Just hopping by...I've never tried kayaking. I'm a bit of a spaz at times so I'd probably drown. Think I'll keep my feet on the land for now, lol.

    Check out my TGIF post when you have a chance.

    Mandy @ Embrace Your Oddities

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  10. Living in the Uk too, I completely understand about the rain - we just get too much!

    You should show some of your pyrography on here :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  11. I agree - but then again, I might be a little biased in its favour. I'm following as well. :)

    @ Mandy Lum: Welcome! Hehe, well, I doubt that. Thanks for stopping by.

    @ Hannah Mariska: Well, maybe I will! I'm planning to take a picture of my WIP eagle sometime soon, so I'll post that in a few days.

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  12. Happy Hop. I hate the rain. I enjoyed living in the desert.

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  13. So glad to see you did the follow hop. :) I haven't done one in a while. But I do need to get back into the habit again. Oh, where does the time go these days. :) Hope you had a great time.

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  14. Newest follower here via the Friday hop. I am a new contemporary romance writer and a reader of almost anything! Hope you stop by and check out my blog.

    http://writerekelly.blogspot.com/

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  15. Welcome! I'm following back as well.

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