Tag: writing

  • I’ve been tagged …

    Image via Wikipedia Now I’ve heard about these ‘meme’ things but for the first time last week I was tagged by Sue Hickton to release 7 or maybe 8 things you don’t need to know about me. Actually there are lots of things you don’t need to know about me, but you don’t need to…

  • Interaction, Conversation, and Reflection

    Image via Wikipedia Yes it’s been ages; my regular posting pattern has disappeared, and visits have dropped away. Those readers loyal enough to stay with me would have read between the lines of my last post some 3 weeks ago. It was a guilt-trip that I laid on myself for exploring a slew of social…

  • Day 18 and some comment forensics

    Image: thanks to Stephen Downes Which of my posts have attracted the most comments, and which have kicked off the best conversations? I thought it a worthwhile exercise to track back over all of my posts to get a feel for this, not just those during the current 31 Day Comment Challenge. Whew! OK ……

  • Metablogging: surfing a trend wave

    As a blogger, you know you’re in the middle of something big when every second site seems to be about blogging. Oscar Wilde, who seemed always to have something pithy to say about social behaviour, once noted that ‘a young woman needed to have something sensational to read on the train.’ He was referring to…

  • Mr Fry Rocks My World

    The blessed Stephen Fry whom I adore, now writes a weekly column for the Guardian newspaper in the UK. I was thrilled to find that, apart from being one of the funniest actors around, he can also blog eruditely, and wittily (natch). And he has a Wikipedia entry. There’s glamour for you! The fact that…

  • How I Keep Blogging: Make it a Habit

    I am 2 years or so into intermittent blogging, but the past few months have seen me engage more on my ‘key’ niche blog with frequent, sometimes daily posts. I am far from being a pro-blogger, but I write about what I know and love. I’m also in full-time work, have many interests and a…