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Eighth Wonder

Seven years of blogging completed. Satisfied. But long way to go ahead…this journey had officially begun on this day- 1 Oct- in 2004. Thank you all.

Blog.com.np redirects here

Update: United We Blog at blog.com.np is up and running. Please click here to go the page or at the headlines on the right to go to individual pages.

Plus, click here for Blogmandu’s new address.

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Blog.com.np currently redirects here. That domain is currently being maintained because we are changing the host. We hopt the site at blog.com.np will be back by today evening.

I Blog, Do You? BTW, Happy Birthday UWB!

UWB T Shirt Democracy Rocks!
Yes, Democracy Rocks! Pic by Shailendra Kharel

As Nepal’s pioneering blog site becomes two-year-young today, a blogger writes about the impact of her introduction with the word blog

By Darshan Karki (inside Ujjwal Acharya shares his experience)

I came across this ‘blog artifact’ a week ago. Dated Oct 23, 2005, its four papers torn from a spiral notebook with notes I had taken in a discussion program “Nagarki Samaj Viruddha ko Hastakshep: Suchana ra Sanghathan Ko Adhikar” [Intervention Against Civil Society: The Right To Information and Organization] organized in Nepal Tourism Board hall in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. On the top of the second page I’ve scribbled “www.blog.com.np”, probably the first time I ever wrote a word as weird as ‘blog’ anywhere in my two decades of existence. It was an unusual coincidence. Hysh (a blogger friend of mine) had only mentioned the site a day before but I forgot the name no sooner than I heard it. First, I thought she was talking Chinese when she told me of blogs, second, the whole affair sounded way over my head. But seeing a guy with the name of the site printed on his t-shirt felt as though it was some kind of sign. Moreover the guy looked good, a foreigner I presumed until his laughter in a tongue slip by one of the speakers left me confused. Must be a foreign journalist who understands Nepali, I corrected myself. Surely, the guy looked interesting so the mention of all the minute details. Could go further too, but that might embarrass the blogger so let me leave it here. LOL. Continue reading I Blog, Do You? BTW, Happy Birthday UWB!