Adventures with internet trolls and real world ogres

I haven’t posted here for a while, other than my regular word of the week. Real life and the task of writing for a living has got in the way. I have an enormous amount of work on. And other than that, real life is getting increasingly edgy. Here in New Zealand there is a … More Adventures with internet trolls and real world ogres

A dozen years with WordPress – and what’s next

According to WordPress, I’ve been blogging for 12 years this week. Time flies. Back in 2010 I’d never have guessed where the blogging path might lead. And where has that path gone? First and foremost, I’ve made some great blogging friends – people who’ve been in regular contact with me, both via the blog, via … More A dozen years with WordPress – and what’s next

Ten years of blogging – and a big thank you to my readers

WordPress reminded me that I’ve been blogging for ten years this week. I don’t know where the time has gone. It’s been a tumultous decade. In that time I have made some wonderful blogging friends, some of whom have been around since early in my blogging career, and who I’m still in contact with, including … More Ten years of blogging – and a big thank you to my readers

An exciting direction – let me know what you think

I’ve been writing this blog for nearly ten years – posting, typically, two or three times a week. I’ve kept it as the ‘free’ WordPress site (with advertisements they serve up) because I’ve been putting any money for online presence into my website. In those almost-ten years I’ve written on everything from writing to the … More An exciting direction – let me know what you think

A few things about me

Today I thought I’d mention something about the array of things that interest me. To me, everything I get interested in is part of an exploration of what is amazing and wonderful about the world around us. My interests include everything from trying to understand the human condition, through to physics, music, history – including … More A few things about me

Blocking out the WordPress future… and it’s Gutenberg

I took the plunge a couple of weeks back and dived in to the new WordPress block-editor, which they’ve called Gutenberg, after Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (1400 – 1468) who invented the printing press for the west. This post is written using the new system. I didn’t do this lightly. My main irritation … More Blocking out the WordPress future… and it’s Gutenberg