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New home

Welcome to the new WordPress.com home of Words of Eternal Life, I hope you like the new scenery! (The header images are all of places familiar to me in the south of the South Island, New Zealand.) Busted stuff As always when moving stuff around the internet some links have been broken. Most of these […]

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Image links

Due to a recent server switch some image links on the blog are broken. I am in the process of fixing these but it may take up to a week for all to be resolved. Thanks for your patience and understanding as this is being done. Mike Broken link icon: DryIcons

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What message is this medium giving you?

Does the tool I write with determine the message I write?

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A bit stuck

I’m feeling a bit stuck at the moment. My notebook contains four partially-written blog posts that just aren’t quite right. There are over 30 draft posts in varying states of not-readiness on my blog admin panel, but none of it feels right to post. Hence the dearth of new posts this week. It may be […]

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Tell me what you think

It generally takes me at least 2 hours to write a blog post. This time is often spread over a couple of days as I think through what I want to write, jot down some ideas in my notebook, write a draft of the post, tidy up my lousy writing, find a picture if I […]

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Having a break

Just a quick note to let you know that there will be few (if any) posts for the next 7 days because our family is off to Omarama for a holiday. We will be staying in a caravan and the laptop is staying at home, so even if internet access is available I don’t expect […]

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Happy holidays

Given that it is the week of Christmas, we have one daughter’s birthday on Thursday and the other daughter’s birthday eleven days later with Christmas, a holiday, and New Year in between, I am not going to add to the stress by pushing myself to come up with blog posts for a couple of weeks. […]

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2 Essential blogging tools

In my blogging I routinely use two tools which the experts seldom mention. There is much discussion about the need to have quality content on a blog for it to attract people to read it, so where does that content come from? Short of simply repeating what others say (a.k.a. plagiarism) or using a wizard […]