Browsing All posts tagged under »blogging«

The Bin Collecting Theory of Getting Freelance Work

September 4, 2011


It’s been a while since I last updated the blog – mainly because I’ve been swamped with work for other places. None of it has been prestige work; you won’t find my byline anywhere, but it has kept the writing fingers and neurons ticking over and kept a steady stream of income coming into the […]

The sausage factory of plentiful blogging

July 26, 2011


They say that you never want to go into a real-life sausage factory or you’ll never want to eat a banger again. I can believe that: in reality, the delicious food that we all seem to like fresh of a barbecue or served sizzling in our fried breakfasts is the offcuts, the trimmings and the […]

The stresses of eBay

June 20, 2010


I’ve tactically waited until my girlfriend is out of the country before I write this, given that if she were to read it she’d know that I was hunting for birthday presents for her. In case you’re wondering, no, she hasn’t clicked the button on the right and therefore doesn’t have a subscription to my […]

Following up the ‘so’ argument

June 18, 2010


So while I was asleep over here in the UK the last blog post got picked up on Boing Boing and Anand Giridharadas’ site and gained me more views than all the previous posts put together. Naturally, I’m going to try and drive the subject into the ground in the hope of getting some return […]

Revealing all on the internet

June 9, 2010


Revelation is everything, not for its own sake, because most self-revelation is just garbage – oop! – yes, but we have to purge the garbage, toss it out, throw it into a bunker and burn it, because it is fuel. It’s fossil fuel. (Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius) I’m not massively comfortable […]