Category Archives: Blogging

Bite your Tongue

As the title of my best selling book* amply demonstrates, one way to get people to notice your stuff is to say something rude. I think it’s fair to say that there is more to my book than the title, … Continue reading

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Why Write?

……. to¬†explain, to show, to tell, to persuade, to prove, to challenge, to provoke, to share, to get noticed, to explore, to examine, to reflect, to surprise, to express yourself ……. “A word after a word after a word is … Continue reading

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Curating your Feed

I’ve only ever had one tweet that I felt was truly, unacceptably abusive. I had just got in from a long drive on the M25, and I tweeted a comment about it. Clearly ‘M25’ was a trigger word for someone, … Continue reading

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Writing for Pleasure

There is something intensely pleasurable to me about placing words on a page. I regularly thank my lucky stars that people actually pay me to do something I love to do anyway. I enjoy my little blog, because it is … Continue reading

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Spoof!

Many years ago, when I was studying ‘A’ Level Art, my teacher asked us to write an essay about a well known modern artist. I’m not entirely sure why, but I decided to play a trick on my teacher. I … Continue reading

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I Am Not

I have some small measure of practical knowledge, but I am not an Expert or a Guru. I like to look to the future, and be experimental, but I am not a Progressive. I rather enjoy using a bit of … Continue reading

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Cannot Compute

Of all the blogs I’ve written, my favourites are not the ones where I tried to construct a coherent argument, but the ones where I said what I meant in an oblique, imaginative way. Often these blogs come out in … Continue reading

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