Spaces Live is shutting down and asked bloggers if they want to migrate to  Like any obedient customer, I said yes and migrated the World Adventurers site to before Spaces Live terminates my account.  Microsoft said it would fully migrate the blog, but only the past year moved over to WordPress!  The rest seems to have disappeared into the Great Internet Recycling Bin.  Yikes.

Good thing that I archived all of my old blog postings offline, or I would have lost them.  I may repost some of the oldies but goodies.  If I hadn’t done due diligence archiving posts over the past half decade, I would have been quite distraught over losing about five years’ worth of postings.

Thanks a lot, Microsoft, for warning us bloggers ahead of time.  Hopefully will treat us better.


Books by MG EdwardsMG Edwards is a writer of books and stories in the thriller and science fiction-fantasy genres. He also writes travel adventures and children’s books. A former U.S. diplomat, he served in South Korea, Paraguay, and Zambia before leaving the Foreign Service to write full time.

Edwards is author of six books. His memoir, Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, was finalist for the Book of the Year Award and the Global eBook Award. He has published four children’s picture books in the World Adventurers for Kids Series: Alexander the Salamander; Ellie the Elephant; Zoe the Zebra; and a collection featuring all three stories. His book Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories is an anthology of 15 short stories.

Edwards lives in Taipei, Taiwan with his family. He has also lived in Austria, Singapore and Thailand. For more books or stories by M.G. Edwards, visit his web site at or contact him by e-mail at or on Twitter @m_g_edwards.

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