This is a very informative post from Madeline Laughs.
A beautiful tribute from Rambly.
See the smoke
hear the noise
what has happened
world is changing
who are trusted
what’s the reason
no more cheering
stop the hatred
cease the death
what’s the point
we are sorry
we know your pain
how can we stop it
bombs in boston
you ran for fun
not for your life
we are sorry….
To those whose lives have been taken away so cruelly and quickly. My thoughts are with all the families, who tonight won’t have their loved ones by their side. My sincere condolences and thoughts are with you all. xx
This great post from ramblingsfromamum has some good suggestions for us all! Thanks, Rambly!
with the words of Pink …”Who Knew”
Indeed who would have ever thought that I would reach this, that @ the 4th April, 2013 I would have 262 followers in the space of under a year and blah blah visits (half of them probably lost with my obscure tags). I feel I have my feet firmly planted on Mt Sinai about to give the 10 commandments.
Perhaps I shall (though a little longer than Moses delivered)
1. Always be grateful and acknowledge those that follow you. They have taken their time to ‘look into’ your posts and have decided that they like and are interested in what you have to offer. Even if it is not immediate – take the time to read who you follow, we are human, we all like a pat on the back or acknowledgment for what we do. Do not be so self-centered to think…
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This is a great post.
Something to think about …
Conflict comes because two people are searching for the truth and think they have contradictory information.
War comes because someone wants another person to agree with them regardless of the truth.
At the root of this, for me, is the way in which we become attached to ideas about ourselves and to our own actions. If we have an unhealthy relationship with ourselves, we are likely to go to war instead of having a healthy row.
For this argument there are two opposing positions to take in life:
One: all you say, do and create is an expression of you, and what happens to these expressions happens to you.
Two: Once you have said, done or created something, that thing has a separate existence from you – it’s nothing to do with you any more.
Just to give them names, we can call type Ones Clingers, and type Twos Refusers.
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Please re-blog or tweet!
This is a great idea from ruleofstupid. Please help out by either signing up or reblogging to spread the word. Thanks!
My idea for a Christmas social space is taking shape. Several Bloggers have offered time to watch the Blog and I’ve now set it up.
The basic idea is that there is a blog people can visit if they find themselves alone this Christmas. It’s not a crisis or support blog, just a place to find some company.
Who knows, if it works maybe we can use the idea to increase collaboration. I’ve put a lot of work into the blog, trying to think how it might run effectively – which has meant I’ve become quite attached to it, and nervous about it being good.
I honestly feel it could be great – I’m just not savvy enough to know how to get the idea properly ‘out there’ to ensure…
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Don’t bother with this guy!
Hi folks, just a quickie.
In my kidney-crushingly funny series on Blogging Tips – I ranted at those annoying bastards who just “like you and run” to drive traffic to their site.
I have now been hit by the most gratuitous like-and-run I’ve yet had. The cretinous Robert Gibb, he of the ‘punch-me-in-the-face-grin’ and smarmy gravatar has liked lots of my posts. He is not even a blogger, not even using a blog to sell – just a straight-forward crap-shop web-site.
So this is me, doing what I can to ‘anti-spam’ that pissant little shit who has defiled my blog. WORDPRESS ARE YOU LISTENING? We deserve the control to remove SPAM likes from our posts – especially from brill-creamed bastards trying to make a fast buck through exploiting peoples paranoia over their body image.
Searching for Robert Gibb and supplements, looking for “truthaboutabs.com” (DO NOT VISIT THIS LINK- it’s a…
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I laughed out loud when I first read this – it’s a complete gas! If you haven’t read it yet, enjoy!
Seven people found my blog yesterday using those search terms: do not fear potatoes.
Do people really fear potatoes? According to some random seach engine question and answer thingy, there’s not even a word for potato phobia.
I didn’t realize I wrote much about potatoes, and I have no idea how entering those terms would lead a person to my blog. But since you’re here, I want you to know this–
Potatoes make good detectives . . . because they always have their eyes peeled.
Oh–and you shouldn’t fear them. Feel better?
Well you may want to fear that one. That one is definitely not sweet.
I’m hoping now that I’ve mentioned “do not fear potatoes” a number of times, this blog will appear higher in the results for that extremely popular search.
This is why I’m now also…
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