Blogging and Writing

My Relationship with Words

I’ve always loved words. I was one of those children who read everything. I’d read the words on the cereal boxes and whisper them so I could sense how they felt. Riboflavin. Thiamin. Magnesium.  I wondered a little about what they meant, and I loved the familiarity of seeing them every day. I’d make little… Continue reading My Relationship with Words

Blogging and Writing

Cybher Intro (now for BlogCamp too)

BlogCamp and Cybher are my first ever blogging events, and I’m really looking forward to both days. We’ve been asked to put up an icebreaker for the meet and greet linkies. So here’s mine… Name : Louise Twitter : @girlbehind Height : 5′ 6″ I think. Five things you should know about me 1. I… Continue reading Cybher Intro (now for BlogCamp too)

Blogging and Writing · Prompts

Blogging and Anonymity

Anonymity and the internet used to be perfect partners. Or at least we felt that way. This used to be the place that we’d come to hide, to express things that would previously have been confined to a secret diary. We used pseudonyms, and every so often there’d be a bit of a rumble through… Continue reading Blogging and Anonymity

Blogging and Writing · Prompts

Why I Started Blogging

When I was in my preteen years, my grandmother would bring a whole stack of magazines to my mum each month. She read just about every magazine going, I think. My favourite parts of the magazines were the little columns about peoples’ lives. There’d usually be a woman in each magazine who would write a… Continue reading Why I Started Blogging

Blogging and Writing · Prompts

Being a Blog Reader

I’ve taken another of the Summer Blog Social prompts for today. I’m looking at things from a different point of view to yesterday’s post, which covered starting out as a blogger. Today I’m exploring some of the things that I look for as a blog reader.     The Prompt – “When you visit a blog,… Continue reading Being a Blog Reader