Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Five Years

pistachio madeleines© by Haalo


and 1174 posts later Cook (almost) Anything turns 5 and for the second year running I've managed to overshoot my blog birthday but life is like that, it's unpredictable - I did though, bake some lovely pistachio madeleines to mark the occasion.

I'm not sure if anyone has developed a formula to work out how many blog years equal one human year - I googled it but came up with nothing, but over a few lunch time discussions and possibly a few glasses of red, we came up with a rough figure.

Looking at it in a technological sense, 5 years would be a generation which would equate to 25 years so 1 blog year = 5 human years. On a purely subjective measure, it feels like 25 years!

Usually at this time I take the opportunity to change the site layout but I've decided to hold off on that for a few weeks to make sure it all works correctly.

As I say every year - thank you dear readers for your continued support. Whether you email, leave a comment or silently lurk, I appreciate the time you've taken and I look forward to your company in the future.

17 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday dear Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once, happy birthday to you!

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  2. Haalo, happy happy birthday!
    25years!! wow that's much! :-DDDD
    a big hug and thank's for all lovely, interesting and inspiring posts!
    baciusss
    Brii

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  3. Happy Birthday to the blog and Congratulations!

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  4. Wishing u many more- u have a very very beautiful space , which is livened by your spicy narration of things --i love it !

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  5. Happy Blog Birthday, dear Haalo, and my best wishes for more and more happy blogging years to come!

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  6. Congrats - and the madeleines look wonderful :)

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  7. Happy blog birthday Haalo. I think your calculations sound about right, 1 blog year does indeed feel like about 5 human years!

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  8. Thanks Penny!

    and I sang along with you Adele - Thanks!

    Thanks Brii!

    Thanks Shri!

    Thanks Priya!

    Thanks Cinzia!

    Thanks Mimi and Katie - they tasted quite good too ;)

    Thanks Kalyn - sometimes it feels like 10 years rather than 5 ;)

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  9. Happy (belated) blog birthday Haalo! I always overlooked mine :). But wow, 5 years are such a long time. You are always an inspiration!

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  10. happy blogiversary - glad to see you still going strong and still coming up with fascinating ingredients and tempting recipes - may it long continue

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  11. Happy 5 years! It's been great reading all your posts!

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  12. 1174! WOW Congratulations Haalo! :)You're a real inspiration

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  13. wow, 5 years, that is surely a great milestone to reach. Congrats :)andi

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  14. Wow Congrats - Only recently discovered your blog and am having fun reading your posts...

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  15. Thanks so much Anh that is very sweet of you - you must remember to remember your next blog birthday!

    Thanks Johanna - I probably have lots to go if I want to cook (almost) anything ;)

    Thanks Susan!

    Thanks Min - you are too kind!

    Thanks Lisa!

    Thanks Priya - sometimes I find it hard to believe it has really been 5 years

    Thanks Sandy - happy to hear you're enjoying the posts!

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