So what sort of person creates a pin collecting website? I would say for this task you need to have 3 attributes...
It seemed only natural that when 2012 pins came along, someone was going to start a website and list them - wasn't it? I waited to see who did something and nothing happened, so according to the expression, 'If you want something done...', I did it myself.
I put a few thoughts and lists together on the blog (a good free way to start) but nothing happened. So, I thought, it was just me. Then in spring 2009 I got a bit of positive feedback, and that spurred me on to set up this website.
As for me, I live and work in Surrey, I'm married with one daughter and spend most of my spare time collecting and making lists! My family don't really share my obsession with collecting, but they're very supportive and it keeps me out of their way.
If you're feeling brave, check out an interview I gave at the London 2012 shop on the day in opened at the 2 year to go mark.
|Click on the icon to read an article from the Sutton Guardian on 23rd February 2012
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Please feel free to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org, I'd love to hear from fellow collectors.