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Happy 8th birthday to my blog!

Would you believe that on Sunday I was notified that my blog is 8 years old.  When I started I had no idea that I would still be writing almost a decade later.  I pretty much thought I’d be lucky … Continue reading

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New Year Musings and Thankyous

I hope you’ve all had a Happy New Year and Christmas period for those who celebrate it. Did anyone do any First Footing at New Year?  This is the beginning of my 7th year of blogging and I’ve written before … Continue reading

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2015 blog review in facts and figures

Thank-you to everyone who continues to read my blog.  Back in 2012 I received only 6,000 visits albeit in just 6 months.  2013 saw the beginning of an exponential rise to 45,000 visits.  Incredibly 2014 almost doubled this total with … Continue reading

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Using Pinterest for Authors and Bloggers

Recently I became more aware of the social media platform Pinterest.  I must admit that I don’t have much time for Social Media both figuratively and literally.  Self promotion isn’t my thing and I’m generally too busy to complete what … Continue reading

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It’s that time again… 2014 blogging in review

This is now my third end of year report having been on WordPress for almost 2.5 years.  It’s been a long road, getting from there to here. Thank-you to everyone who reads my blog whether regularly or infrequently or those … Continue reading

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Is WordPress Ripping You Off?

That time of year has come when it is time to renew my WordPress domain mapping fees so that I can keep running my blogs on their .co.uk domains rather than the standard wordpress.com domain. No big deal I thought … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and all that

Merry Christmas one and all.   So today is Christmas Day, the day many of us wait for all year or at least from the end of summer but it is also the day that many people find uncomfortable.  For some  … Continue reading

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