Category: Blogging and cyber things

housekeeping and issues in blogging

First stop information and comment

To use Twitter/FB/Instagram on their own is shallow and yet, for the reasons in the title above, the first has its role, in conjunction with blogs. The MSM is just a topic presenter, from where you go to the other two platforms.

An example of Twitter working well:

1. As written:

2. Saw this also on Twitter:

“As a mother, I am convinced that all of us mothers need to tell our fellow women what abortion really is.”

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Godfrey Elfwick

The Twittersphere has lost a favourite son, Godfrey Elfwick. Posing as a nerd, dork, lefty-greenie, he had people fooled for some time. Once Twitter PTB worked out he was taking the p*** out of leftism, Our Godfrey was banned, wasn’t he?

An Archangel looked at his finest moment.

Godfrey:

I’m showing solidarity with Britain’s homeless by eating a quince salad. if they can survive on low calories, so can I!

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Sunday [2]

1. Drones:

The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz). Drone maker DJI said it was in favour of the measures.

In two minds on this. Had I a weapon and a window which opened past the half closed position and were a drone to fly within my vicinity … dot dot dot.

2. Saw this on a post:

A friend of mine, who has been a Conservative for 40 years, and who knows everyone from Major onwards, told me recently that she is an Administrator, and is amazed that she ever made it to No. 10.

Yes. And have I not been banging on about so many women being good admins but not managers?

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Sunday [1]

1. First up from Amfortas:

http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/toronto-man-builds-park-stairs-for-550-irking-city-after-65-000-estimate-1.3510237

I’m a bit both ways on this.  There do need to be standards but if he meets them, then why not?  Clearly it was the money at issue in the council’s case.

2. It was suggested earlier today that I concentrate on getting better rather than ‘fixating on blogging’ and it’s not bad advice. Point is though that writing about the heart attack did help and getting comments on such issues in general was also good.… More here ...

Housekeeping

Had a heart attack Tuesday afternoon and the operation yesterday – they kept me in till today. I’ll post tomorrow on it at some stage but not up to it just now. Comments will be off for this post but will be on with the post around midday tomorrow. Some will wonder why any posts appeared on Wednesday – scheduling. Cheers.… More here ...