Four years of winstonsdad

Well just noticed in my notification on phone app it’s my anniversary of blogging today I actually thought it was later in the week well four years today I decide to start winston’s dad as many of you know I had celebrated at turn of year but this year didn’t to get inane so it’s happy fourth to me and the blog so 300 plus books covered and 280000 hits on .I reach this milestone ,what has blogging brought me,well chances to meet fellow bloggers writers and book folk .I also have expanded my own reading bounds and hopefully of readers of this blog .Many thanks one and all for continued support .

32 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kaggsysbookishramblings
    Jun 17, 2013 @ 19:20:50

    Well done – that’s quite an achievement!


  2. Claire Thinking
    Jun 17, 2013 @ 19:34:04

    Good stuff Stu, what a milestone, would love to be doing nearly as well as you 4 years on! Really appreciate being introduced to so many books I wouldn’t otherwise have heard of.


  3. Armen
    Jun 17, 2013 @ 20:57:37

    Congrats,You’re a great source of books I like the most! keep up the good work.


  4. storberose
    Jun 17, 2013 @ 21:44:14



  5. Mel u
    Jun 17, 2013 @ 22:10:33

    Congratulations. !


  6. Violet
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 00:24:26

    You’ve read and blogged about a LOT of books in four years, and built up a great resource for other readers and bloggers. I’m glad you’ve stuck with it.


  7. Richard
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 06:18:23

    Congrats, Stu, and thanks for keeping the blog going!


  8. Nana Fredua-Agyeman
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 07:05:20

    Congrats Stu, blogging requires dedication and he who wants to last must have the passion. And you have it. Abundantly.


  9. Vishy
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 07:11:22

    Happy Blogiversary, Stu! This is really wonderful! I have enjoyed reading your posts and have discovered many new writers and books through your reviews. I got Raymond Queneau’s ‘The Flight of Icarus’ after reading your review of it, and I am reading the book now :) Hope you have a fun day! Loved Winston’s picture too.


  10. whisperinggums
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 08:22:08

    Congratulations, Stu, you’ve made a great contribution to the blogosphere with your particularly focus. Bravo.


  11. Lisa Hill
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 08:38:09

    Happy blogiversary from me too, Stu. (Hi Vishy, I hope you don’t mind me stealing your word!)
    I was just talking about you the other day to another blogger I know and about how much influence you’ve had around the world: you’ve transformed what many of us read by introducing us to contemporary works in translation. If the queen doesn’t give you a knighthood soon, I will!


    • Vishy
      Jun 19, 2013 @ 08:31:26

      You are welcome, Lisa :) And I totally agree with you on giving the knighthood to Stu.


      • Lisa Hill
        Jun 19, 2013 @ 08:37:46

        Vishy, we shall have to have a proper ceremony with an international guest-list of all Stu’s fans. (I’m sure I can find a tiara somewhere). Then all we need is a sponsor who will provide the free plane tickets for us to descend on Britain en masse …

  12. Brian Joseph
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 08:39:05

    Happy anniversary Stu!

    I agree with your sentiments about meeting all these wonderful and interesting people. For me it is the best part of blogging.


  13. Kinna
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 13:28:23

    Happy Anniversary Stu! I think the world of you and what you do. Keep on doing it. And thank you.


  14. farmlanebooks
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 14:09:06

    Congratulations! Thanks for introducing me to so many wonderful books from around the world!


  15. Heather
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 14:57:25

    Congratulations Stu. It’s been a wonderful journey with many more intriguing stops yet to come.


  16. Claire 'Word by Word'
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 18:19:02

    And still going strong! Congratulations and keep up the good work, you are one of a kind and your thoughtful reviews are very much appreciated, by readers and I am sure by the writers as well.


  17. Gavin
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 21:24:56

    Congratulations, Stu. And thank you for hanging in there, you do great work.


  18. Dina Ross
    Jun 19, 2013 @ 01:24:56

    Absolutely – well done! I’ve just started a blog, Books Now! and I know how hard it is to build an audience, so your achievement is fantastic! I’m enjoying your blog and hope you can have a look at mine sometime:


  19. The Little Reader Library
    Jun 20, 2013 @ 16:21:09

    Congratulations Stu, and thank you for all the books you introduce to readers that might otherwise have missed them and for spreading the word about translated fiction.


  20. Emma
    Jun 22, 2013 @ 12:52:49

    Happy blog anniversary! Thanks for the reviews of all these foreign books


  21. Sarah
    Jun 22, 2013 @ 18:37:38

    Congrats and keep going!


  22. Max Cairnduff
    Jun 24, 2013 @ 07:39:48

    Congratulations Stu, and sorry for the belated comment.


  23. JoV
    Jun 29, 2013 @ 22:28:29

    Sorry for the belated comment. Congratulations Stu. Hope there is more years to come!


  24. amanda
    Jun 30, 2013 @ 21:25:04

    I’m a bit late, but congratulations on four years, Stu! Hope to see many more.


  25. Rise
    Aug 15, 2013 @ 02:41:14

    Four good years. ¡Salud!


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