Tag: Blogging

When

Bed imageSpam is a waste of the receivers’ time, and, a waste of the sender’s optimism.
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Confessions of a Misfit

WHEN – When you don’t want to get out of bed, but you need something to do when you’re sitting there.

At 07:15 AM my bedroom was lamp-lit and cosy, I’d been awake for just over an hour. The howling wind, combined with the heavy rain that was bouncing off my window made me reluctant to leave my warm and comfortable bed, so I crawled over it and poured a second mug of coffee.

I’d already checked my WP e-mail account, and my Reader, I’d made my comments, and I’d clicked Like. I’d also browsed Houzz and viewed those grand houses with their stunning makeovers.

I picked up my iPad again – How interesting that even at this hour my newly published scheduled post had received twenty visitors from India!

The penny soon dropped, and I logged into the WP Dashboard and checked the Spam folder. Read More…

Star Struck

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.” ~ Carl Jung

Horoscopes  is the Midweek Word-Prompt over on GC’s and my Weekly Prompts site. We asked our readers to tell us whether they take horoscopes seriously, or with a pinch of the proverbial salt. GC also added a monthly video to our sidebar, take a peek  Here. 

Many celestial moons ago, checking my horoscope was a daily occurrence. I believed every word, and I would bend or stretch the predictions to suit my purpose, but that was when I was young and impressionable. These days, if I read a prediction, I’d likely take it with a good sprinkling from the salt-cellar! Read More…

Personal Perspective

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This week the mid-week Word Prompt over on our site Weekly Prompts  is Perspective and was written by GC.

Gerry featured a photograph that might not be what it seems and  our personal perspective on this situation may be different from what was actually happening.

We invited you to share events from your own life in which your personal perspective on something was coloured favourably or perhaps not so favourably.

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My Perspective

A little while ago an acquaintance voiced the opinion that blogging is a solitary pastime “It’s hardly a social event; you need to get out more!” An interesting perspective, but not one I subscribe to. Read More…