My secret project has a name, and a somewhat visual face now. I (partly) introduce you to Blog Matter which will be launching in December 2013. I am still being more secret and not dishing the details on what it is about completely. I can say it is part community for bloggers and part something else for bloggers as well. Follow on twitter for updates? :D

A weird/cool thing happened a few days ago. I was checking my emails and noticed a large number of favourites on my Flickr photo Bushfire Smoke. At first I thought that is really weird, then noticed one of the favourites was from Yahoo Editorial and I had to check the Flickr blog because I thought, maybe I have been featured on there and I was! My photo was included in a post called October wildfires in Australia, along with other bushfire related images. (Photo is also included as the featured image). :D

I also entered a photography/design competition via deviantART which I am hoping to hear more news on soon. I highly doubt I would be in the final three, but I am hopeful I might at least make the final 22. *fingers crossed*.

About the author / Kya

I am Kya a twenty something who loves art, cute things, design, illustration, photography, reading, writing and creative adventures.



  • Christina

    Congratulations, love!

    • Kya

      Thank you so much! :D

  • Aha, so you’re the one behind Blogmatter! :) I’m super excited about this too, and if you need any help just drop me a line.

    Also, congrats on your Flickr feature! I know I’ve already congratulated you once but hey, twice is better than once.

    • Kya

      Hehe. Sneakers gonna sneak. ;D Thank you very much! *squish*

  • Yay new project, yay your photo being features and good luck in the comp! Lot’s of good stuff going on with you right now my dear. I mentioned you’re cool little light switch feature on Blog Matters in an interview last week actually, haha, I was so impressed – can’t remember what I was talking about to mention it though lol.

    • Kya

      Haha, wow that is really cool! :D It’s just one of those things that pops up in interview conversation. xD

  • Congratulations on being featured on Flickr, and good luck in that DA contest! I’m sure you’ll ace it.

    Take care! xx

    • Kya

      Thank you so much! :D

  • The bushfires have been so intense, there have been so many photos of the smoky skies and everything! I hope you’re not badly affected by the fires & that everyone is safe. Congrats on the feature though!

    • Kya

      I realized after I made the post it would have been good to include some actual information about them, duh. Thankfully I have been safe and there was no major fire area around me. It’s really terrible to the people that are effected though.

      Thank you.

  • I’m excited for your secret project! Everything you do is amazing, so I’m pumped about this! I’m going to follow on Twitter!

    Congratulations for being featured! Before I even read your post, I was thinking how awesome that photo was and to know now that YOU took that photo? Just wow! I really hope you get a spot in the contest! I guess I’m going to follow you on deviantART, too! :D :D

    • Kya

      Aw, thank you so much! :D *stalks back*

  • Crubbe

    HUH, whuts up

    you muk muh luhout? I wul puh yuh uh gullun!

    • Kya

      Hi Crabbe,

      I haven’t heard from you in a long time, so it’s nice to see that you’re still here. :D

      I am not taking any paid work right now, I am really sorry. Unless of course you can maybe, you know slip a potion into Draco’s drink? That would be awesome.. I should have probably been a little more cautious in saying that, but if I wasn’t clear you might not understand what I meant. :D


  • Sneaky pants. :)

    I am glad your picture was feature. It has a very spooky feel to it and really puts things into perspective.

    Good luck with the competition!

    • Kya

      Hahah. All the pants.

      Thank you so much.

      Also, I find it odd that your comment was after one from Crabbe.. maybe just a coincidence. :D


  • Congrats! I will definitely keep an eye on blog matter. ;)
    Btw, new reader here. I hope you can visit and comment on my blog as well.

    • Kya

      Thank you! :D

  • Ooh nice, congrats! Good luck this upcoming photo/design contest. We’re rooting for you. :)

    And yes, I followed you on BlogMatter a few days back, so I’m keeping up on updates. Looking forward to its development!

    • Kya

      Thanks so much! :D

  • Wow, I am so impressed by what you’ve done with Blog Matter so far. The site’s gorgeous and I love how you can flick off the lightβ€”such a nice touch!

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