Saturday, 30 April 2016

Z is for Zorba




is for Zorba


Zorba was a foreman, that’s not to say
he wasn’t a dab hand at play and foreplay -
he played the cimbalom,
asked a courtesan, “madam
which door may I use to go the whole way?"





A final shout out to Arlee Bird the creator of the challenge and a big, fat thank you especially to Ninja Captain Alex J Cavanaugh for being the exemplary co-host and personality he is, and to all the other co-hosts as well.  Also a warm vote of thanks to all visitors and commenters for their words of encouragement and laughing at the right places even when they didn't feel the least like laughing :)  


Okai. So. That's that.  A-Z.  Done. Survived. Happily exhausted. The best kind of exhaustion is when you're knackered from doing too much of what you enjoy. Got to grab that badge when I wake up.  Z is for zzz...and oh yes, nearly forgot.  Fistpump!! Yay! See you in May!




Posted for the A-Z Challenge 2016 

62 comments:

  1. Z is for zorry
    Zo zorry itz all over
    Thank you for these treats

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    1. Most definitely zorry itz all over...

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  2. That's not fair you reached the end first. LOL Then I remember you started it off first, so, yes, celebrate the end and enjoy the quiet and the silence. :)
    IWSG on Wednesday and then a real rest!

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    1. Yup, I am a good 8-9 hours ahead of you all...makes it a little inconvenient at times, but not at the finish :)

      Don't we all need the rest, whew!

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    1. So did you, congrats! and thanks for your support.

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  4. congratulations to us for making it!
    zee you guys next year, maybe? :>

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    1. Thanks, and congrats to all of us who made it to Z. And zee you next year definitely, but hopefully zee you before then too :)

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  5. Thank you for the smile! Congratulations on completing the Challenge! And thank you for dropping by my blog and commenting, too. Have a great weekend! :)
    Annie
    whatthewomanwrote.wordpress.com

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  6. Hi Nila - wonderful Z ... it's a great name .. though he's smiling methinks ... good for you - enjoy May ... and yes being exhausted having done what we want to achieve is the best thing ... cheers Hilary

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    1. I am rather... exhausted I mean...it was great fun though...thanks for being around, missed your tremendously interesting posts this A-Z, hopefully next year...hope all is going well with you!

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  7. A great end to a thoroughly entertaining series. See you around hopefully.

    My final A-Z story features 13 neglected Z words

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    1. You ended the challenge in real style! Congrats and hope to see you later.

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  8. Great word to end the challenge, Nilanjana. I know of the Zorba dance and I love to watch it being danced properly. Such a powerful and intoxicating dance.
    Thank you so much for sharing your amazing talent throughout this challenge. I very much look forward to reading more of your work.
    And also heartfelt thanks for your support of my blog too. Have a lovely May.

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    1. I have loved being part of this A-Z and reading so many amazingly talented bloggers, you among them. Thanks for being here through out and many congrats on acing the challenge!

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  9. Thank you so much for being a part of this 7th annual A to Z. You did a great job. Congratulations on making all the way to Z for Zorba.

    Arlee Bird
    A to Z Challenge Co-host
    Tossing It Out

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    1. Thank you for visiting and your very kind words.

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  10. Bravo! You finished! Thoroughly enjoyed your posts.
    http://MarthaReynoldsWrites.com

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  11. Your posts were just delightful. Thanks for playing. I enjoyed it so much.

    @Kathleen01930
    Meet My Imaginary Friends
    #AtoZchallenge

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    1. Thanks Kathleen, and many congrats to you for a great challenge!

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  12. Yayy!! We did it! What a fun ride you took us on! I am so happy to have found your blog through the challenge. And we all need to catch up on some well deserved zzz's! Cheers and hope to stay connected!
    @KalaRavi16 from
    Relax-N-Rave

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    1. Thanks Kala for being here and the shout out on your blog. I have really enjoyed reading your posts! Many congrats to you and to everyone who made it! See you around.

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  13. Zap. April ends and I applaud your work.

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  14. Thanks for an incredibly entertaining month!

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    1. Thanks much for being here throughout!

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  15. You did it! Display that survivor badge with pride.

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    1. Thanks! The badge is the carrot and the reason why it gets done every time :)

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  16. Reading your blog and finding it during the A to Z Challenge was such a pleasure. Congratulations for finishing. Cheers.

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    1. Congrats to you too for some outstanding posts and for finishing!

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  17. Personally I'm tired from doing something I love, too. Research and gathering info for my posts. You did well, Nila, and kept us amused with your interesting turn of mind. Thanks for visiting my blog during the challenge!

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    1. Thanks, DG! Hopefully lots of opportunities to rest during May and we come back refreshed to the blogging. Your posts were amazing to read, loved visiting.

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  18. It's a wrap!
    Thank you for keeping us entertained throughout the challenge, Nila!
    Congrats on reaching the finishing line.
    See you again next year - same time, same place!
    Writer In Transit

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    1. Definitely same time same place!

      But you'll probably get to see me at yours much sooner than that :)

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  19. Well, done - I enjoyed your theme a lot. See you again soon!

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    1. Thanks, and many congrats to you too!

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  20. haha Dab hand, aye?

    Thanks for being such a great A to Z Challenge co-host/cheerleader!! Stay in touch!
    Joy @ The Joyous Living

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    1. Thanks, so kind! :) Stay connected

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  21. It's been a great ride through laughs and limericks! Cheers to crossing another fabulous AtoZ finish line!!

    The AtoZ of EOS
    #TeamDamyanti

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    1. Can't but agree, great ride indeed! Cheers!

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  22. You are ze best and I am madly in love with your verse

    @mysilverstreaks from
    Storiesandmore

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    1. Wow! :) Thanks for the compliment!

      Congrats in order from my side too...your posts were amazing!

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  23. It's about 9 p.m. my time and I hope you're busy catching up on your ZZZs!! Your zest and zeal, not to mention your zaniness, have helped to make this a zenzational challenge. Zay gezint! (Yiddish for "stay in good health.")

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    1. Thanks, Susan! All caught up on the zzz now, and boy! did I need it! :) Love the Yiddish phrase. That would be 'Bhalo thakben" in Bengali.

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  24. Congrats on finishing the challenge. And happy zzzs.

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  25. Thankyou for the really creative and entertaining read. :) enjoyed getting to know your blog.
    Seena
    #AtoZChallenge - Z is for Zzzzz

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    1. Thank you for being here. The 'getting to know' other blogs is always the fun-ner part of the challenge for me. Enjoyed yours! Congrats for making it upto Z!

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  26. Congratulations on completing the challenge!
    @ScarlettBraden from
    Frankly Scarlett

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    1. Thank you and many congrats to you too!

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  27. Z is for Zzzzzz which a lot of us will be catching up on. Congrats! on finishing A to Z!

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    1. Caught up now, and grabbed the badge, and ready for May! :) Many congrats to you too, and thanks for visiting!

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  28. Survived!! Yes!! Love your quirky style of doing the challenge:)

    https://vishalbheeroo.wordpress.com/2016/04/30/a2z-challenge-zinda/

    https://vishalbheeroo.wordpress.com/2016/04/30/10328/

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    1. Congrats to you too and a very happy May! Thanks for visiting my blogspot.

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  29. Ha! Great end to the challenge. Congrats on surviving! :)

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    1. Congrats to you too, and thanks for visiting!

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  30. Yay, we made it! Woke up after an A to Z Challenge hangover, and am trying to return the favor of lovely visitors like you.

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  31. Oh my. I love your verse. Great flow. Nice rhythm. You set it off well with the last line.

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