Anyone that has been following my blog for a while knows that I never usually use my blog for ranting but something has been ‘more than bugging me’ lately and I just need to vent this one out.
I love blogland the people are kind and generous of spirit and I am sickened to see some people using their blogs (and I’m sure facebook, twitter and anywhere else too) as a way to get people to give them money for no decent reason other than their own greed.
Over the past week I have come across 3 bloggers doing this and I was horrified, needless to say I will not be visiting those blogs again.
There are many things I wish to do in my life, some I will achieve and some I won’t but there is one thing I will never NEVER do and that is blatantly ask for money from my blog followers to help me achieve them.
My household is on a very low income and if I want to do something I have to SAVE FOR IT and sometimes even if I do SAVE FOR IT something else happens and the money might have to go towards that instead but you know what?
I am proud of the fact that I work my ass off for every penny I earn.
I paint and paint until my brain and body aches and if people buy my art then that is fabulous and if they don’t then I have to budget accordingly.
We live in a terrible time of people wanting things NOW and not willing to wait for a while and all this asking for money from strangers is just awful.
There are always exceptions to the rule, people asking for you to donate money to help them with funds for a sick child, loved one, animal etc and I am happy in these circumstances to give what little I can, but when for example someone says “ OMG it’s my lifelong wish to: swim with dolphins/go to Disneyland/travel overseas (insert other silly whim here)” then HELL NO……..get off your lazy ass and earn the goddamn money yourself or get a loan if you really have to but don’t ask for assistance from the generosity of your blog followers and the like it is just plain rude, have some respect for yourself and other people!!!
I am not posting this to start a debate there are people who will agree and people who won’t its fine either way I am merely using my blog to put across my opinion on this matter.
Feel free to leave your opinion but I won’t be responding to comments on this one :o)
Rant over…..nuff said!!!
My Latest artiness will follow tomorrow x