Time for a Liebster Award

This is an award that is given out to new bloggers.  I have been blogging for more than 5 years, so am clearly not applicable! ..and yet I’m here, doing this.. what does that say!? Blogging never gets old ..and besides who says ‘no’ to awards?  I have been nominated by the butterfly (at least […]


Yup! It’s boom boom time for ‘Goin’ the Extra..aaamile. There’s a spike in the stats of the blog site. So whichever of you kind bloggers visiting and spending time on the blog, continue doing it. There’s a lot to read and a whole lot to ponder about. My blog could do with more visits from […]


Does a follow on WordPress warrant a follow back? Just wondering 🤔 I’ve just hit 50 followers today on theextraaamile.com (that’s in addition to the 1.5k following me back on the WordPress platform) so yes, people do read my stuff, which is always good to know. But one thing that concerns me is that ‘Do people follow my […]

A Year On…

…since I moved out from the WordPress platform to my own domain. While that was a welcome change, a start right from scratch had to be made. Having blogged from the WordPress platform for 3 years before that, it helped me maintain the writing frequency that I cultivated over the years – while it took […]

Blogger or Writer?

Writing isn’t a piece of cake for everyone! Blogging however gives you that freedom to sense that pleasure of what it feels to eat that piece of cake and maybe try to bake yourself one with limited resources. I am a blogger right? But then I write my blog posts.. so that makes me a […]

I love my BLOG

If there has to be a place that I can call my own, apart from where I live, which of course is technically my dad’s (coz he bought  it), it’s here on ‘Goin’ the extra..aaamile – my blog’ in virtual space. I’ve always been known to be someone very random and  not sticking by the […]

The 2016/17 tag

Time for a new tag from Jothish, its called the 2016/17 Tag. As some of you might know (if you didn’t, now you do) I am not the kind of person who “likes to look back” too much, so I’m gonna tweak this tag a bit. A little about Jothish. This guy has a talent […]