Tuesday, April 16, 2013

PA Live! Blog of the Week: From a Corner of a Foreign Field...

NEPA Blogs will be presenting a "Blog of the Week" on the WBRE's PA Live! every Tuesday. PA Live! airs weekday afternoons on WBRE from 4:00 to 5:00.

Watch this episode on the PA Live! site: http://pahomepage.com/palive-details?nxd_id=334872

Our PA Live! Blog of the Week this week is From a Corner of a Foreign Field... by Eleanor Gwyn-Jones.

We first became aware of Eleanor Gwyn-Jones's blog through the Twitter account of the Scranton StorySlam. Eleanor is originally from England, traveled from England to Scranton for reasons that are explained on her blog, left Scranton for New York City, settled down in Brooklyn, became homesick, and went back home - to Scranton. Eleanor describes herself as a writer and a romantic. Her blog is all about her adventures: being a resident in a foreign country (and, you know, Scranton,) her life, her forays into the wonderful world of relationships, and anything else she feels like writing, always in a manner that will have you laughing. 

Eleanor recently announced that she would be putting her blog on hiatus while she worked on other projects. I only found this out while scouting her site to make sure it was still up and running and not currently displaying curses in 96-point type, or pornography, or both . Which caused me to leave this message:

“Ummm...is this a bad time to mention that we've decided to feature your blog as the NEPA Blogs Blog of the Week, to be shown on WBRE's PA Live! on April 16?”

It turns out that more than a few people had been contacting her, asking her to come back to blogging. One had nominated her for Best Blog in the contest in the Weekender. But my comment was the final push that put her over the edge, or pulled her back from the edge, or whatever. And now Eleanor Gwyn-Jones is back, and once again blogging From a Corner of a Foreign Field! Check her out, and encourage her to stay!

If you have a blog you would like us to link on NEPA Blogs, or know of a blog you think we should link, please let us know! You can always drop us a line at nepablogs@gmail.com!

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