We Fly Spitfires Turns Two Today

Second Birthday

Fact: I started this blog the day after I got engaged. Yep, I know where my priorities lie.

Christmas Day is for opening presents, getting stuffed on food and spending time with la familia (I’m talking about one’s family and not the Mexican drug cartel, of course). It’s also a day for blogging, sneaking in MMO play time and dodging horrendous amounts of incoming wife aggro, all things I’m very good at considering this blog was born on Christmas Day exactly two years ago. To put it another way, it’s this itty-bitty-bloggy-woggy’s second birthday. Huzzah!

It’s a strange feeling for me to realise that I’ve been blogging for two years now as it only seems like yesterday when I started. Back then the idea of even lasting past a month seemed utterly ludicrous but here I am, almost 500 posts later, still going strong. For sure I feel lucky that I’ve tapped into a hobby that I deeply enjoy and find very fulfilling but I think I’ve also been blessed with some fantastic readers who have kept me inspired and motivated. As the popularity of the blog continues to climb, I become even more stunned and flattered in equal measures.

So to you, all of my lovely readers, thank you for being there and putting up with all of the nonsense, terrible jokes, childish innuendo and sexuality frustrated MMORPG comparisons that this blog brings. I couldn’t have done it with you.

Oh and merry Christmas.

-Gordon

P.S. Some people probably think I’m mad for starting a blog on Christmas Day and they’d be absolutely right. Take it from me, if you’re just itching to get a blog rolling then it’s probably one of the worst days of the year to do it. But if you really have to (and respect to you, yo), at least wait until everyone’s opened their presents…

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26 Comments

  1. Happy Blog-Birthday, and many good returns. :)

  2. Genda says:

    One of my favorite blogs man. Great work getting to where you are in just 2 years. And I read a LOT of blogs. :D

  3. Akely says:

    Congratiulations. But more importantly and correctly: WELL DONE!

  4. Hammer says:

    Congratz mate!!

    keep up the good work! ;)

    PS: feels like in good old everquest 1 times…2 years for level 2 – hu? … haha :D

  5. Your blog might be 2 years old now, but you’re still a n00b, Gordon. ;)

    Have a happy holiday season!

  6. elleseven says:

    Happy 2year blog day!

  7. WarlockMage says:

    Happy 2 year blog birthday!

  8. zahraah says:

    grats on your two years – and its what ever keeps you going, not just when you started so woot!

  9. Klepsacovic says:

    WRONG! The year is a slightly different length, making your post off by multiple seconds. Get out. Now.

  10. Chris says:

    Happy Two-Year Anniversary, man! I must have started reading you shortly after you started — and before you became the powerhouse of Japan-loving, MMO cranking, blogger passion we see before us today! Seriously though, great milestone and you’ll be in my reader for another two. Congrats!

  11. Congratulations!
    You’re one of my favorite bloggers out there! Keep it up.

  12. Yogi says:

    Congrats Gordon! Love your writing, it never ceases to make me laugh while remaining informative. Cheers!

  13. Pid says:

    Congrats Gordon! Keep up the blogging!

  14. Scarybooster says:

    I missed it, but happy 2 year! This is an awesome blog and always one of my favorites. Keep up the great work!!

  15. I’m late on this too, but I want to say grats and happy blogoversary! We Fly Spitfires is one of my favorite blogs, keep up the writing!

  16. Bronte says:

    Who knew your blog would turn two and Jesus would turn two thousand and ten on this joyous day!

  17. Russ says:

    Happy belated blog-birthday, Gordon!

    So you gave yourself a blog for Christmas in 2008? :D

  18. The Necromancer says:

    Apparently I have decided to become a regular to your blog.
    Cheers! For many good times to come!

    For the Horde!! :D

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