Thursday, November 24, 2011

Birthday of www.shingkhar.blogspot.com

Thanks you all for Keeping
 "Free and Random Thoughts
From the Valley of Shingkhar" alive. 

One year ago, I started this blog. I started this blog with no idea what so ever. The idea of blogging initially originated from my Boss, Mr. Yonten Namgyel, the current Regional Director of Revenue and Customs Office, Paro. He initially inspired me  to not only to read  but also write. He told me that writing will take me closer to my dreams. And the first two blogs I read was by Aue Yeshey Dorji and a  Blog by my cousin brother Namgay Wangchuk

It was through their blog, I got connected with many other bloggers, namely, Passu, Jurmmi, Dorji Wangchuk, Kinga Choden, Dawa Tshering, Sogyel, Lethro, Rikku, Ngawang Penstar, Lotey Om, Luze and many more. Those writers truly elated and inspired me to also write my heart out.

My blog took some time before it got ti's name and shape. with passage of time, it gained momentum. Mid away through, few of my articles got published and was widely read by public.  I received many appreciation notes from my friends near and afar. Thanks to Aue Jurmmi and Namkhai Norbu for that. Not only that. Few of my articles even offended few high level bureaucrats. I got warned. But  I am thankful and grateful for that. I think thats how people become writer; -through criticisms and warnings. I took those as "words of flowers"

Now my Blog is one year old. Like a father I am here to celebrate its Birthday. I would like to celebrate by sharing some of the achievements it has achieved. With just 3 post in 2010, My blog now contains 141 post in 2011 (and still counting). I would like to thank my 74 dedicated followers for keeping my blog alive. 

Today, my total pare preview has touched 20,000 mark. With this would I also thank those readers who found time to not only read my articles but also leave me those valuable comments and feedback. It has over 360 comments.  My blog has a lions share of readership in India, followed by Bhutan, US, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Belgium, Russia, Germany and Japan.

I thank Rachna Chabria for finding time to go through my blog. I also thank her for her beautiful award "styilish Blogger award" 


Thanks you all for Keeping "Free and Random Thoughts From the Valley of Shingkhar" alive. 


5 comments:

  1. Keep going and keep celebrating sir....
    And Happy birthday to your blog....

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  2. Rather a Very Happy Birth Day for your wonderful blog. So far it has been a eventful journey for you and we readers with many insightful articles and thought provoking posts. The days were always momentous and hoping that this blog will take us further to grasp more ideas and informations.
    Happy anniversary to u sir.

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  3. Good going Kuenzang. Proud of you always. The pace at which you overtake us is impressive. Be proud of yourself and keep doing it on and on... wishing you happy anniversary with blogging.

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  4. Happy birthday...:)....keep going......:)..i think we have come this far....

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  5. Keep going....

    with so many followers and so many posts in just one year , i think your blog deserve a grand birthday............

    all the best

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