Tweet Ups: Good, Bad or Ugly?
After a lovely, laughter filled conversation with one of my favourite tweeps, I’ve decided I’m, well, undecided, about the whole concept of tweet ups.
I’d love to meet @DrewParky BUT surely I would be confused to find that he isn’t 12 and he could only be disappointed that I’m not one of the glamorous mums off Desperate Housewives! (That sounded really, really bad didn’t it….)
Currently I’ve been offered a tweet up by two lovely ladies, both of whom I’m quite intrigued to meet and one of whom I’m quite sure will be nothing like her twitter persona.
And I think that is where the reticence lies for me. I like all my imaginary friends. ALL OF THEM. I like the ones that are nuts, the ones that are serious, the ones who are often a little melancholy and the ones who seem to have insane lives. But I do have a tendency to romanticise things – including people – so would meeting them break the spell?
I’ve spoken to 4 tweeps on the phone. All of whom, without exception, have been wonderful.
So – tweet ups – have you had any good/bad experiences?
Am I being a pansy or am I right to keep my imaginary friends in my head and on my screen?