Dear Blogging Community

I’m just going to get straight to the point. I haven’t been reading your blog. Please don’t take it personally because when I say I’m not reading your blog, I mean I’m not reading any blogs. Pretty much ever. I know this makes me a pretty rubbish community member. I do feel badly about that. Supporting the people in your own community is a no-brainer. I know that if I participated more, my own blog would likely benefit – by increased traffic if nothing else. But here’s the truth. I didn’t start writing my blog for you or with the hopes of being like you. And not because you aren’t fabulous and worth emulating, it’s just that I really didn’t know who ‘you’ were. I began writing a blog much the same way bands would put their music up on MySpace (is that still even a thing?). Rather than wait… View Post

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Why do I Blog?

Why did I start blogging? or why do I blog? are questions that over a period time i have been asked by people. Sometimes I have even questioned myself about why do I still blog. A few years ago I was sat around on an evening doing nothing more than watching rubbish television, entering a few competitions and generally searching for things on the internet. I had come across blogs in the past whilst googling all sorts of things and I thought it would be great to write a blog one day. I started writing my blog in April 2014 – that sounds like such a long time ago and yet the time has flown by and it doesn’t feel like I have been blogging that long at all. M was working away a lot, in fact you could say he was away more than he was home, so I guess it was… View Post

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