The above headline showed up here in my WordPress Reader this morning. It was from WordPress themselves … the DailyPost. Turns out «if we were having coffee» is a blogging event/community where people share what they’d talk about with their readers if they were to meet up in real life, I guess. The posts are tagged #weekendcoffeeshare. This isn’t anything I’m planning to take part in, as my whole blog is like a meet-up in a coffeeshop. Besides, I’ve already have this agreement with myself to post once a day, which can be challenging enough at times.
However, that post had me a little curious and I started to browse … and to do that; browse outside your regular “blogosphere” is sometimes like tapping into strangers’ private lives. Some were funny, some sad … others oozing with anger … I got totally lost there for half an hour! 🙂
What would we talk about if we were to meet for a coffee or a good cup of tea?! Blogging itself? WordPress themes? Apple devices?! Ducks, even?!! I certainly hope I’ve got more layers than that, but it all depends on which one I meet, or all at the same time 🙂. I’ve met two people, from the blogging circle, in real life, and there were no surprises — it was as if I’d known them for a long time. It would have been really weird if I’d found them to be entirely different from their writings.
There are bloggers I’d love to meet … one of them is new to my circle — I don’t ‘know’ her all that much yet — another one, I’ve unfortunately lost, because she quit blogging. If I ever were down Massachusetts way, we’d meet anyway. Other people, I’d probably feel as if just an hour in a coffeeshop wouldn’t be enough … I’d want to talk more! I ❤️ my blogging circle.