I’m climbing back on the Five Minute Friday train again. This is where we are given a single word prompt and write for five minutes on the word of the week. This is meant to be a free […]
Something I’m wanting to do is to keep an online journal as part of the function of this website. Obviously it is public so some things would not be appropriate to publish here, but considering […]
I’m trying out the Micropub plugin for WordPress as a way to add short updates to my site. However, The thought does occur to me that if I’m solely using Micropub to post to my […]
Billy Collins is one of my favourite poets, his poems are easy to read yet often contain surprising views of everyday experiences. I have recently started reading his book Picnic, lightning which was published in […]
What I’m Currently Reading This page is what I think of as my ‘reading pipeline’. Here you will find the books I’m currently in the process of reading (I tend to have a few on […]
As you can see from this list, I read a lot of fiction this year, particularly fantasy novels (the entire ‘Wheel of Time’ series and started ‘Game of Thrones’). The Luminaries was an excellent book […]
I’ve changed this site to use WordPress rather than being static HTML and CSS. This enables easier distribution via RSS and a mailing list, along with participation in the principles of the IndieWeb. It also frees my efforts to focus on writing rather that problem solving.