Following on from Timethief's comment on my post yesterday about content theft, I duly re-opened my Firefox and installed Lightbeam. In the time it took me to open my blog and sign in I had already amassed 14 third party sites. Thankfully for WordPress I could identify all the sites as belonging to the various … Continue reading Follow me little internet, follow me
With my little Miss now producing her own online content over at YouTube, this post by Timethief was rather timely and gave me cause to reconsider my current usage levels at Facebook. The post is called "Facebook, freebooting and content theft" and if you are a regular Facebook user, then I think it would be … Continue reading Content theft
In case you think that our modern society is in some way the pinnacle of self-help, psychologically-aware, affirmation-spouting gurus... think again. We are simply repeating over again that which has gone before us. There will be others, but as I warned in an earlier post, here is my favourite quotable guy - Marcus Aurelius. Never … Continue reading Self-help meditations – 2nd Century style
"Umm, hello? Is that NaBloPoMo there? Yeah? Umm, okay. I'm just calling to say that I'm a bit under the weather today and won't be in." "No, I'm not quite sure what it is. It could be an awful Spring cold arriving, or just a nasty case of hayfever and addled brains. I'm sure I'll … Continue reading The weather and under it.
I mentioned my new-found love of Podcasts at the end of last month, with one of my favourites being Happier with Gretchen Rubin and her sister Elizabeth Craft. I'm currently a week behind, and am now eager to head to bed to listen to last Wednesday's episode. Why? Because it is about me. Well, not me specifically, … Continue reading Obliger