Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Guest

Sharp-eyed readers may have noticed a slight change to my blog - the 'profile' box has been replaced by 'contributors'. That's because this blog will have its very first guest blogger while I'm away!

I met Michelle, also known as Brisbane's Answer to Nigella Lawson, through The Ours. They work together at a well-known software development company which I will call Compu-Global Hyper Meganet (or CGHM for short), placing them pretty high up the nerdy-nerdster food chain.

But if you think Michelle is all about 'the tech' then you would be mistaken, as she also has a well-developed creative side too. She:

Has a degree in film-making;
Crotchets face warmers (her invention to combat the icy Irish wind);
Knits;
Cooks like a champ;
Bakes (she made several Christmas cakes from scratch last year); and
Reads intellectual books I haven't heard of let alone would tackle.

In comparison, my forays into all of the above have resulted in spectacular failures. (Except for the degree, I stuck to English Literature as I can hardly sit through a film let alone make one.) It's enough to make me want to heave all over my keyboard. If the above wasn't enough, Michelle is also a netballing wizard, which is another thing we don't have in common as I despair of team sports.

Luckily we both share a love of eating, drinking and having a laugh. Thank God for that, eh?

This will be Michelle's first stab at blogging, and my first step into sucking everyone I know into the blogsphere. (At the very least it'll hike up that technorati rating, not that I'm competitive or anything...)

7 comments:

Beccy said...

Well I'm looking forward to reading Michelle in your absence.

HelenMH said...

Brilliant! Welcome to Michelle - Guest Blogger! And you have a great time while you're away!

Holler said...

Have a good time! And welcolme on board Michelle1
Take some pain killers before you go for that wax!

Yvonne said...

Beccy, I'm looking forward to reading them when I get back...

Helen, thank you! I will do my best! ;)

Holler, you are so sweet! I took two Nurofen Plus before the wax, I think it did the job - was much less painful than the last time. Great tip!

Debs said...

Have a great time and welcome to Michelle.

michelle said...

Hello Everyone! thanks for the lovely welcome. I look forward to trying out this blogging. I really am an absolute beginner fairly ingrained nerdy traits.

What's technocrati?:-)

Yvonne said...

Debs, thanks!

Michelle, you are part of the technoCRATI so you should know what that means, but technoRATI is a website that ranks your blog depending on how many sites have linked to you. www.technorati.com
It's all very facinating! ;-)