The ABBs 2016

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Well what can I  say, it was one of most exciting days of my life! Okay maybe you have a more exciting life than me but the ABB has been one of the highlights of my year so far!
When was it? Saturday 11th June, Where? The Driver, 2-4 Wharfdale Road
London N19RY.

I could not go last year so this was my first attendance.
It was just amazing to put faces to the many bloggers I have been interacting with over the years.
Imagine my surprise meeting the Geoffle and discovering he has a purple beard! and Sasha has such brilliant taste in shoes, who knew Hugh was so welcoming a camera man, and that Ali was every bit a lovely as her blog suggests!
There were Bloggers from the four curves of the globe…. well okay Switzerland,Lichtenstein, Poland, Scotland, Ireland,Wales and and many and varied counties of England.

On arrival we received our name badges, and T-shirts if we had ordered them . Then we all stood around introducing ourselves we also had time to buy a drink then it was time for some awards, we also had a  talk from Automattic‘s very own Luca Sartoni which was very interesting and he answered our questions. Luca came all the way from Austria.
Then there were more awards , more chat more awards and food.
I met so many lovely people most of whom I had not met before so now I can visit lots of new blogs.
So many, many thanks to the committee for all your hard work to bring us this year’s successful Bloggers Bash and I am already looking forward to next year’s event!
Now some photos of decor, lampshades , and backs of heads!

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39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jan
    Jun 11, 2016 @ 23:12:46

    Wish I could have been there..

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  2. Paul
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 02:28:56

    Awesome Willow! So wonderful taht you got to go this year.Lovely pictures of the decorations – ha! (I know you can’t publish faces without permission)

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  3. jetgirlcos
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 03:31:31

    Wow, that is super cool! I had no idea such a thing existed. Lucky you! ❤

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  4. Judy Martin
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 07:32:58

    It was a wonderful day, and I am so pleased to have met you Willow. 🙂

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  5. Martin Shone
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 09:38:12

    I never knew the thing existed! Looks like you had a nice time, Willow 🙂

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  6. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 10:17:31

    Thanks for sharing the pictures, Willow. Quite the crowd. Exciting times. 🙂 😀

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  7. Daisy in the Willows
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 11:12:35

    Looks like you had a blast. The cocktail arena is my domain – Congrats!

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  8. gigoid
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 12:09:58

    Very cool… let me know when the next one is; maybe I can make it….

    gigoid

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  9. paulaacton
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 12:19:59

    I would love to have been able to make it sadly by the time they announce the date I have already had to book all my annual holiday entitlement, fingers crossed next year I will be able to manage something 😀

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  10. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 13:42:10

    Nice post. It was really fun wasn’t it? Sorry we didn’t get much chance to chat, hope to remedy that next time.

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  11. Graeme Cumming
    Jun 12, 2016 @ 16:59:49

    My word, you do like your lampshades. Glad you enjoyed it. And from the comments above, it looks like you’re spreading the word too, so next year will be even bigger and better!

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  12. Tosha Michelle
    Jun 13, 2016 @ 01:47:29

    So glad you had fun

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  13. Lynz Real Cooking
    Jun 13, 2016 @ 11:54:53

    thanks for sharing Willow!

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  14. Ula
    Jun 16, 2016 @ 11:14:22

    It was lovely to meet you Willow.

    Reply

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