Foolishly, no doubt, I have decided to revive a short-lived theme I ran on this blog way back when in 2009; some of the haikus produced by yours truly and a few commenters have been reproduced below. Today’s theme, of… Read moreBlaugust Day 23 – Haiku Sunday
Or rather this blog — my birthday isn’t until October, so you all have plenty of time to find something suitable. (Early October though, so don’t dilly-dally!) I would have forgotten all about it but the WordPress Widget Wizard has… Read moreBlaugust Day 13.2 – Happy Birthday to me
We have now plumbed the depths of my artistic skills. And that’s not counting the 20-odd lately-added Blaugustinian blogs I’m missing. How do people do it? Time machines? Robot-like reading skills?
X reasons why short blog posts are better than long ones: People are more likely to actually read them. They demand a great deal less effort to write. List posts are even shorter, better and easier. True fact. If I… Read moreBlaugust Day 5 – Lists' Labours Lost
Soon I’ll be as prolific as Syp! … Okay, maybe not. And he might be getting a little tired of me comparing myself to him every time I claim to be Postia McPostyPants of Port-Postypont. Well anyway, moving right along…… Read moreBlaugust Day 2.1 – Twice in One Day?!
TL;DR — Use something that will help you organise the blog content you want to read. I rant for 1000+ words about why I have to use Feedly, but that’s what I use. It’s not bad. Use it. Byeeeeeee! [Also,… Read moreBlaugust Day 2 – Feedly, Seymour!
Every aspiring writer has heard the advice – if you want to be a writer, then write. That’s it. Sit down every morning/day/middle of the night at your desk/bathtub/local coffee shop and pour words onto paper/pixels/digital audio/the camera. Doesn’t matter… Read moreBlaugust Day 1 – Brain Tentacles
Blaugust is coming. A few other bloggers have mentioned it to me, either to cruelly mock my utter inability to post anything meaningful and/or regular, or to invite me to take part in a fun and slightly challenging event, or… Read moreReal Blogging
… but not anymore. Larísa has written her last post at PPI. Sad – but understandable, too. Hopefully she’ll feel the tickle of the muse and come back in another incarnation at some point. I’ve never really understood how people… Read moreThe writing's on the (pink) wall…