April 2, 2007

In Celebration of an Inspiration

So Close : SA’s Best Blogger : by Far

We all know by now the yummymummy Tertia has taken the award for Best South African Blog :) There is none more deserving than this brave, bright & beautiful blogger. Her blog is formidably successful; but the real prize is the hard-won success that spills over in all directions and powers up other’s courage to deal with life’s gritty and seriously crap bits with huge dollops of grace.

There’s a little more than the standard warm fuzzies in this story >> It’s been a wild ride for Tertia lately and instead of crashing, she chose to use the power of participation on her blog to change the fortunes of a family. She’s raised hopes and a house for Harrison in 12hours flat. Check it out, and see if you don’t get all inspired to craft a creative campaign to use YOUR powers for good!

Fortune favours the brave: her book So Close has also been shortlisted in the books-spawned-from-blogs Blooker Awards with the likes of Seth Godin’s “Small is the New Big” and powerblog Postsecret as running mates – and judges with the stature of Arianna Huffington. It’s no small honour.

Tertia’s blog and book have changed many lives in many different & unexpected ways.. it’s a Hero’s Journey in the classic sense and farking funny to boot. No infertility of talent in evidence. Good job T, we’re so proud of you.

3 Comments on “In Celebration of an Inspiration

April 3, 2007 at 12:05 pm

I cannot agree more with what Max has written here. There is no-one that deserves this more than Tertia. I now know Tertia for almost 10 years and every time I see and talk to her she brings a smile to my face. I can be how down in the dumps .. a minute with Tertia just changes everything.

April 3, 2007 at 12:46 pm

I am so honoured, my dear friend. Thank you! You are so real. Always.

Everyday Weekender
April 8, 2007 at 5:19 pm

WoW.. now I wish I knew Tertia ;)

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