Why bother blogging?

I keep seeing updates on Facebook that this time 2 years ago I was doing Come Blog With Me, a daily blogging challenge. And I really enjoyed it. Yet now, I barely blog at all. In fact I haven’t written anything for this blog since July. I’ve posted a few creative snippets elsewhere, but even…

Writing

Why I love lists

Come Blog With Me – Day 26 I love lists. I have no idea how people who don’t write lists ever get anything done. Perhaps they don’t? Maybe that’s why they need people like me who love lists! So why do I love lists? 1. They look nice Well the ones that get created at…

Music

Why I love music

Come Blog With Me – Day 21 Yesterday evening we had friends visiting, and I put on some music. It was a playlist of indie songs from the early 1990s. And almost every tune elicited a comment – a discussion on “where are they now?”, racking our brains to try and recall whether we’d ever…

Fish notebook, Paperchase

It’s hard blogging every day

So it’s day 19 of Come Blog With Me. I’ve found it harder this week to find time to blog, because my current work commitment has got busier and more involved. And also because it’s hard to maintain a constant level of similar length blog posts. I’ve got lots of ideas in my head, a…

Is planning making me unhappy?

Come Blog With Me – Day 16. I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to planning. I’m always pondering different options and sketching out timelines and tasks. Which is great for projects that need to be planned (and is one of my natural talents), but isn’t necessarily good for my sanity the rest of…

Why do people work in offices?

Come Blog With Me – Day 11 It seems weird when you think about it, doesn’t it? All over Britain there are people getting up, hopping into their cars, and driving to another building. They sit in front of a laptop there all day, go to a few meetings, and then drive home again. But…