Occasionally, I consider myself a simple person, but who am I fooling? Who are any of us fooling? Admit it, we are all complicated in our own way; man or woman, Venus or Mars. And that’s okay in my book. To check out what I’m about and the reason for this blog, you can just hover over these words The Pretty Platform, and bam! you’ll be transported there. Hopefully, what I’ve exposed is just enough without being too much.

When I have a thought, need to vent or share, when it’s too good to be kept to myself, or if  I’m just pissed off at something (or someone) you’ll find it here.

I have this crazy notion that you’d like to share as well, so I invite you to do the same. Please comment whether you agree with me or not. That’s the beauty of humanity. We get to be just who we want to be, say what we want to say, think what we want to think.

Should be fun, informative, enlightening and weird. And that’s okay in my book.

Elke (a.k.a. The Pretty Platform)


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    • Franz, thank you so much for the nomination. I’m humbled and honored that you added me to your list. Anytime I receive a comment notification it makes my day. So I am doubly thankful. And I too hate horror movies. Nothing original about a slasher after stupid teen kids with a machete.

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  1. Oh you have no idea how many times I’ve been labelled as ‘complicated’. I never used to agree with it before but now I’ve accepted it as a part of myself. LOVED you honest and quirky introduction !
    So nice to meet you. Gonna stick around here ! Hoping to see you more often.
    With Love,
    Zee ❤

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    • Zee, thank you so much for visiting and I’m so happy to make the acquaintance of a fellow complicated woman. Be proud of it. Run with it. You are an enigma to many. Looking forward to your future opinions and comments. Welcome to the Pretty Platform.

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    • Mara, I apologize for the delayed response on your kind nomination. It’s always a “feel good” moment for sure. I’m just super excited anytime someone reads and comments. I’ll get to this at once!


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    • Thanks for visiting. Nothing in life should be that complex. My husband says that all can be resolved with Math. Try that. I’m a bit doubtful on that theory, but hey, I may be wrong. Hope you’ll keep visiting and giving me your input.


    • What’s so sad about my rants??!!! Just kidding. Glad my rants can touch you in many ways. Who needs a man when you have The Pretty Platform!

      Loving your blog as well. Inspires me to look prettier.

      Happy Blogging!!!


    • Oh no, first I am so sorry that happened. Secondly, it’s going to kill me not knowing what you originally wrote. I will imagine up all these awesome comments about my blog. How it’s changing your life and that I’m your all time favorite person in the whole world.

      Superb blog is awesome too.

      Thanks for visiting and pass on the good word. Happy blogging!!!


    • Oh my, that’s so awesomely nice of you. I try to be humble in life, but no way am i’m not going to accept this award. hahaha. You are so kind to say that you found my blog inspiring. I’m printing that out because that in itself is my award. So what do I do next. Just click on the link you sent and accept?


      • Aaww, it’s great if the nomination pleased you! The link should lead you to a page on my blog with all the info you need — actually, it’s a bit more complicated in that you are supposed to nominate other bloggers for the award you got. But I believe it’s OK to twist the requirements a bit and make it easier for you if it’s too much to deal with it! Just ask if there’s anything unclear 🙂


  5. I had a chicken nugget meal as well as an additional cheeseburger at lunchtime! I blamed it on the baby (I’m 33 weeks pregnant!). Now I’m thinking about what to have for breakfast as I can’t actually sleep, the baby hiccups have stopped but I still can’t get comfortable. And of course it would be the night I have to be up at 6:30 to help my husband out with his charity market stall. I’ve been blogging for something like 7 or 8 years now. Still haven’t cracked it lol.

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    • Hannah, well at least you have Blueberry to blame for your cravings. I have no excuse. Congrats on the baby. With 3 boys of my own, you are in for the adventure of a lifetime and also constant inspiration for your blog. Hey, this just may be the thing to get you published one day. Thank you for visiting and I hope you enjoy everything else I have to say. I’m sort of a love me, hate me kind of gal.


    • Thank you so much. I keep trying to make it more visually pleasing. I want my readers to want to search through the site in an easy uncomplicated manner. Thanks for the feedback.



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