It's November 5 and it's Guy Fawkes night. Who, in the Anglo-settled world isn't familiar with the story of the Gunpowder plot? After 410 years celebrating his failure to blow up Parliament he has gained a remarkable immortality. He is almost a walking advert for failure, some may say. And although I have numerous decades of living … Continue reading Happy Guido Fawkes’ Night !
Following on from my reading of Austen, and before starting on an author new to me, I did a short sidetrack with Sarah-Kate Lynch and Dolci di Love. This is my only excuse for the lack of a half-decent blog post today. I just had to finish reading it. It's just one of those books that … Continue reading Distractions
Oh Waily Waily began a crazy 10 years ago this month. I can hardly believe it as I type it, but there are archives to prove it ! Here is my very first foray into blogging, imaginatively titled Oh Waily Waily begins. As you can see, the format was very different back then. The blogging … Continue reading A return to my roots.
It's the first day of November, and what a way to start the month off. Early this morning, this happened: And all was right in the world. And as much as I've come to enjoy listening to George Gregan on Rooftop Rugby, I was unable to help myself when I posted my one jibe on … Continue reading Day One
Hey all. An interesting post came into my inbox from Timethief this morning. It was all about removing inactive subscribers from your WordPress blog. It's such a useful new tool for removing those bloggers who have opted to follow you in order to get click-throughs and follows in return. I've found quite often they have … Continue reading Time to cull