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Celebrating 34

Posted By Darren Rowse 27th of April 2006 ProBlogger Site News 0 Comments

Today I turn 34. It’ll be a pretty low key day with most of the celebrations happening on the weekend (not too big a deal this year but we’ll have a good night Saturday night).

So lets talk presents….

Ok – I’m kidding, i don’t need anything but there is something I do WANT from you my wonderful readers.

Whether you consider it a birthday present, a payment for the time and energy that I invest into ProBlogger or whether you do it out of some other motivation I’d like to invite you to being involved in my annual blogathon that I’m planning by making a donation.

I’m still a few weeks away from pulling it all together but I’ve begun planning for it and as I did last year will blog for 24 hours straight, posting every 15 minutes (I aim for 100 posts in the day) and ask readers to make a donation to a charity.

I’ve chosen this year’s charity and just need to finalize a date but I would really appreciate people getting involved. More about this in the coming week or two.

Now – lets get back to blogging.

About Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
  • O boy! I’m the first!! Happy Birthday!!

  • Happy Birthday and congratulations on all your success! You are an inspiration to many bloggers, both young and old.

  • happy birthday Darren! wow!! its really hard to guess your age with all those hair missing and specs :-p.
    some place I heard this strange blessing given on birthdays, I wish to give you the same today

    -” Darren, may you live until donkeys get horn on their heads.”

  • Happy Birthday Darren!

    Hmm. It says I am writing this on April 27th…but it is only the 26th?

    Hope V gave you some great gifts!

  • this blog runs on Aussie time where it’s 12.48am :-)

  • I wish you the best on this day.

    Happy Birthday!!!!!!!

  • Happy Birthday old man! ;)

  • Happy Birthday, Darren!!

    Now, with that out of the way, mines on Tuesday (and I’m hitting 36) ;-)

    Have a great birthday! :-)

  • Happy birthday, D-man.

  • Happy Birthday.

  • Happy birthday, Darren. You’re middle-aged now, but I beat you to it. :-)

  • Happy Birthday down under, Darren! I hope you’ll be blogging (or otherwise innovating) for years to come.

  • Happy Birthday, Darren. Am a lurker so far. But it has been a great learning experience through reading your blog. Hoping to become a pro blogger in due time.

  • Happy Birthday. Have a great weekend.

  • Happy Birthday!! Make it a memorable one…



  • Happy Birthday, Darren! Best of luck in your 34th year.

  • Hmm, 34 eh? So that means I have about 4 years to go before I too am one of the hottest bloggers around?

    Happy birthday mate (and I mean “mate” in the way a South African can call an Aussie “mate” – friendly and well-meaning but with recent defeats on the sporting field very much in mind). Have an awesome day and year ahead!

  • Hey Darren,

    Whatever you are doing keep it up because it is working!

    All the best of success!

  • Hey Darren happy birthday. Thanks for all your tips. I love the idea about doing something for charity. It may be the beginning of something even bigger too. Why not a hundred bloggers for 24 hours posting every 15mins. I am sure that there are others who may want to help.

  • Hey Darren,

    I just wanted to take the time to pop in and wish you a happy birthday. I had no idea your birthday was today. So is mine. You’re exactly 10 years older than me to the day.

    April 27th is a good day. Samuel Morse shares our birthday. And so does Casey Kasem. Do you know of any other famous birthdays on APril 27th?

  • Congrats Darren, I’ll pick you up some coffees if you fancy…

  • mmm coffee…. :-)

  • Happy birthday! Time to update your “About Darren Rowse” page! :)

  • hehe – true. Will do so now….. something like ‘Darren Rowse is an old fart…’

  • Kevin

    Happy Birthday Darren. Looks like the weather co-operated to give you a lovely day.

  • Gratz Darren. Hopeing to see this again for the next 66 years of your blogging

  • Ian

    Happy 34th!

    Did you ever celebrate your third of a century? I remember mentioning it last year because mine was so much fun.

  • Happy birthday :D – late, but not too late :P hehe

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  • Darren, if you’re an old-fart than I hate to think what I am… I turned 37 a few months back. ;)

    Happy Belated Birthday, Mate!