Syntagma Media has launched the blog Arunachala Spirit, which is based on a mountain in India. Blogger Meenakshi Mammi lives there and is to write about the people, traditions and sacred things from his part of the world. I could very well prove to be an interesting read in the future.
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.