Tag: Blogging

Lost & Found – Oops…


“The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on!” – Robert Bloch.

Post linked to Fandango’s One word challenge  Apropos

Word processing ClipartSome of you may have read my recent post Why Am I Here  where I talked about the Gutenberg Block Editor. I  criticised its sluggishness when loading pages and on Exit, and not least, its instability, not only that, but I also blamed the editor for the loss of a saved draft post.

Apropos to that post – I contacted WordPress via the link on my site, but despite an automated acknowledgement, my plea for assistance was not received, another example of instability? A second request at the weekend was more successful and actuated an early response from a Happiness Engineer –

It’s definitely very strange that this post isn’t showing up in your drafts, but you should be able to access and publish the post from the link above. Hopefully this was just a weird, one-time glitch, but if you notice the same thing happen again, please check your Activity Log to see if you can access the post from there and reach out again to let us know so we can troubleshoot further.

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A Cyber Disguise

“Our cyber world and cyberspace are infested with so many cyber scoundrels, cyber criminals, cyber sluts and cyber punks – that is virtually impossible for the cyber police to catch or stop them using known cyber techniques and save the cyber phobia of millions of cybernauts, many of whom are cyberholics!” ~ Tapan Bhattacharya, The Shrinking Universe.

The midweek Word Prompt over on GC and my site Weekly Prompts is Cyber Invitations.

A female devil 2I’ve received a couple of those, but not entirely in the same mode as the ones GC was talking about!

Gerry has received several invitations to write an article for someone else’s blog, and the ‘blogger’ concerned is refusing to take NO for an answer. Later today, he will publish a follow up article on his personal blog, The Main AIsle

Meeting new people in cyberspace is an enjoyable pastime, and I’ve become quite close to some, but it can be difficult sorting the wheat from the chaff, and perhaps more so when the online blogger has declined to add a profile.

Should we be more wary of the faceless blogger, the one without a profile? Read More…