Why, indeed

It is super interesting to be asked “why I blog” at this ‘late’ stage of blogging because actually this blog is not my first blog. (If you are curious enough, you can go here to read what I wrote way back when.)

I started my first blog back when I was 17 – super young and a bit naive. When the question of “why I blog” popped up, I thought about why I started blogging for a while and found something very interesting.

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Writerly Reflections

I like to think that I owe Enid Blyton for everything I know about reading, writing and books.

It all started when I was about 7 and my parents bought me some of Blyton’s Bedtime Stories collections. I read the books over and over, I still remember some of the stories until now.

When I was about 9, my mother told me how she used to read Blyton’s writing too. She then introduced me to my first Blyton’s series: Famous Five. The series were like an ecstasy for me. I could not put it down until I was finished and when I was finished, I was always craving for more.

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