Get to know people better meme

I was tagged by Tamzen for this one and it tickled my fancy early in the morning, so I’m going to go for it. The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5 people and posts their names, then goes to […]

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Stuff white people like

Apologies if I’m waaaay behind the curve on this one, but thanks to David Hepworth on this week’s Word Magazine podcast for drawing my attention to the fantastic blog Stuff White People Like. Basically taking the right royal piss out of white middle class Americans (but very, very relevant to us Brits, as well), it alights on subjects such as: […]

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When blogs go very wrong

Picture the scenario. You’re an aspiring 19-year-old writer, fresh out of school and soon to take a few months off to travel around the world. Suddenly, you get a call from some bloke at The Guardian who’s heard on the grapevine you’re off travelling and wonders if you’d write a blog for the paper’s website about your experiences. Naturally you […]

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