OK – this is random. I am well now so what is the excuse this time for not posting more blog posts?
That is a great question even though I posed it myself. There is no answer really though except I haven’t.
So well done those who set a daily target and just do it.
One such person is Robin Ince who clearly has much more discipline than me – AND – I find his blog posts amusing and he is a great observer of the absurd.
I have just been reading a few blog posts by Robin who is an author and broadcaster (I first heard of him presenting a science radio programme with Professor Brian Cox) I found the posts very amusing. One post was about insomnia and as well as clicking that I liked it I saw a link at the top of the page that I had never seen before marked reblog. Now I am familiar with retweeting so I thought go for it!
How many times have I told Tom (son) Zoe (daughter) Babs (the one who is to be obeyed – the missus) not to just click things to see what happens.
What I expected to happen and what transpired – you’ve guessed it – were totally different.
I expected to be asked to login to my blog – this one you are reading now – and for it to just land on my site with all the references back from where it came.
After a lot of clicking about I found it on one of my clients blogs (well I did and didn’t) – it turned out that for some reason I was still logged into one of my client’s websites which I finished setting up for him about two years ago – and that is where the blog was reblogged. Huh! Sorry Shaan. Except the page was headed up with the insomnia title etc but with also a 404 message that the page couldn’t be found.
If you have just found that last paragraph confusing so did I. What is it all about – we are losing control of where our data goes.
The web has certainly turned strange since social media has developed. Now everything is linked up to each other – a whisper in Poole Dorset can end up on a Pinterest- -Instagram-Facebook-Twitter retweet on a Japanese website. It’s all out there now but not necessarily where you want it or expect it.
Maybe I am beginning to show my age.
Yes! I’ve posted a message – NOW can I do the same tomorrow? You’ll have to come back then to find out.
Oh and that post by Robin Ince can be found at: