Problem with posting verse – any ideas?

Yesterday I posted a Christmas Wishes poem. All appeared to go smoothly. Today I found that although on my ‘writing’ screen it was all as I wrote it, to the reader it was like a ticker-tape banner. What was that about? I’ve now deleted the first attempt and re-posted by copying and pasting each verse…

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Thank you and Hello

Once again – and I’m sure many many of you feel the same – Time is getting the upper hand. Usurping those things I want to do. Infiltrating time wasters, insignificant minutia of just getting through the day. I’m taking back control if just for a while. ‘Thank you’ to all of you who have…

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Should Blogs appeal to a wider audience or be about subjects we are passionate about?

This morning I read a great post that made the observation that some of their topics are read and reacted to while others fall on stony ground. Comments that followed described how some of their posts received few or no views at all. It was also suggested that the subjects that got little feedback were…

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Thoughts general and profound

Although my Blog began life as a means to share my knowledge and experience of matters that are at once very personal yet universal, I am finding increasingly that it is cathartic for me. I have so many ideas, theories, feelings that I want to share that I don’t know where to begin. Neither can…

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To blog, or not to blog? That’s quite a question.

With apologies to Shakespeare, here’s my take on a smattering of great writers. The Bard himself, trawling for ideas, getting known. The Blogging Beast. Dickens, the ultimate showman and self-promoter. Why travel extensively to reach hundreds when you can reach the world at the press of a key? His novels were published like modern soaps…

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