Those of you paying attention will notice that the website looks a bit different to the way it did on Wednesday. I'm quite pleased not only with the layout, but that it also allows room for expansion and addition going forward. Now, it is time to fill it with suitable content. #Blogmas is planned and … Continue reading Welcome to the Cheap Seats
After due consideration, our content for December is now finalised. I'm going to use December to re-introduce myself to the World in general via the medium of #Blogmas. It might grab me some new readers, which is never a bad thing. It also gives a buffer for existing content to be built up (see last Friday's … Continue reading The Closing of the Year
Life on most days is the process of getting from Point A to Point B with the least loss to integrity or quality. In the moments when that becomes a problem, there's now Social media to record all the lurid highlights. Blogging has become a lost art: most people are only interested if the process … Continue reading Sliding Doors
Twitter have been working hard over the past few months to clean up their act: removing fake accounts, discounting locked accounts from follower numbers and all manner of tomfoolery is being employed in an attempt to make our timelines more representative of reality. Except all this work is largely pointless when you think all a … Continue reading Who are You?
'Why do you write?' Sometimes, it is compulsion: a injustice observed, moment recalled or future imagined. Often the urge strikes at an inopportune moment. It's why a notepad and pencil have more significance than transcribing into the Cloud or dictating into an iPhone. Whilst fingers can grasp an implement, the default is always a pencil, … Continue reading Promenade
Once upon a time, I wrote something about someone in the white heat of extreme anger. This particular person had done something to me which, on reflection, I probably deserved. I'd been neither kind or understanding to them, and in fact I'd taken the piss out of not only how they'd acted, but how they … Continue reading Blogging For Noobs :: Architecture and Morality
This post was due some time ago, and the irony that Part 4 of the 10 Stage Guide to Blogging is all about scheduling is not lost on me. You see, there are times in your life when things inevitably go wrong, and even the best organised of us fall foul of 'the curse of … Continue reading Blogging For Noobs :: Find Time