Special request...

I'll cut to the chase.

I have been shortlisted for a competition.

I'm one of ten travel bloggers who are up for a trip to Barcelona courtesy of EasyJet. It's part of a number of events Easyjet are organising to mark the recent opening of Southend Airport and Easyjet's inaugural flight from Southend to Barcelona. But alas, ten cannot go and in the amended words of the Spice Girls, ten must become five.

So here's where you come in.  

If you'd like to see the Bird in Barcelona then please tweet @easyJet with my Twitter name @bushbirdie and the hashtag #eJblogger . 

Or I've made it super dooper easy, simply cut and paste the following into Twitter:

"I'm voting for  @bushbirdie in the @easyJet #eJblogger trip to Barcelona  http://bit.ly/zG0ZGe"

Retweets aren't counted as they can't be tracked and voting starts at 10am (GMT) on 15th March 2012 and lasts for 48 hours .

UPDATED: 17th March 2012 - the vote has closed. THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO VOTED. YOU'RE ALL ACES.

I promise to limit my nagging during this time and to say thank you I've created this special (slightly tongue in cheek) Barcelona playlist that you can listen to while tweeting, just click on the play button.

Sometimes I feel like I'm in Barcelona from Asthebirdflies on 8tracks.

UPDATED Friday 16th March 2012 - Thank you so very much to everyone who has tweeted their support. I've been overwhelmed and incredibly touched to the point where it really wouldn't matter if I went to Barcelona or not! The other bloggers have huge Twitter and blog followings but I like a challenge so if you haven't yet tweeted please do and if you'd like to share the request with your followers I'll do a special "thank you" dance each and every time. 

P.S. It's Friday! Have a great day... Bird x

Frances M. Thompson

Londoner turned wanderer, Frankie is an author, freelance writer and blogger. Currently based in Amsterdam, Frankie was nomadic for two years before starting a family with her Australian partner. Frankie is the author of three short story collections, and is a freelance writer for travel and creative brands. In 2017, she launched WriteNOW Cards, affirmation cards for writers that help build a productive and positive writing practice. When not writing contemporary fiction, Frankie shops for vintage clothes, dances to 70s disco music and chases her two young sons around Amsterdam.
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