Month: April 2014

Blogging 201, Day Twelve: Give ‘Em What They Want, Part Two

Today’s assignment: create a poll and/or a survey to collect feedback from your readers on your site and its content.

A perfect and timely assignment since I have added a new menu item entitled Table Top Treasures.  Let me explain.  A number of my Weekly Photo Challenges have involved taking photos on our lovely glass table. Many of these have been well received and it seems the table is quite a hit.  I thought perhaps a separate page, or even perhaps a new blog site, devoted to the table top photos would be worth creating, and this seemed perfect for a poll or two.

The first poll asks for input on the page or blog title:

The second poll asks whether or not I should start a separate new title in the menu bar, or place the new page under Photography in the menu bar, or finally start a new blog completely, with perhaps its own Twitter page!!  So here’s the poll to help me decide:

I look forward to receiving your input, which will be greatly appreciated, as it always is.

Bulls on the rooftops in the Sacred Valley bring good luck and fertility to the households. For a superb explanation of this custom and some wonderful photos I recommend Pucara and the cult of the Peruvian roof ornament from the blog notesfromcamelidcountry.

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The statue of Asklepios, the god of medicine, from The Vatican Museum in Rome. Round his staff is entwined a serpent, the symbol of medicine to this day.


The perfectly circular 13th century Incan agricultural terraces at Moray in the Sacred Valley, which we visited on our Peruvian adventure last June.

Two very different interpretations of Ailsa’s Weekly Travel Theme:Round