Tinkering

I have spent the evening tinkering with the new "Twenty Nineteen" theme that's in sort-of-secret development at WordPress. It's not generally available yet, but the beta is if you know how to acquire and install such things. Once upon a time I built WordPress themes and plugins to make money on-the-side - so I have …

Disappointed

While noodling around on the web this evening, I looked at a few of the more famous "A-List" blogs - to see if they are still going - and if their writing is still as interesting, entertaining, and thought provoking as I remembered. I'll admit to wondering what their secret sauce might be. This is …

Missing a Day

Somehow, missing a day in the blog has become a “thing”. As I was getting ready for bed yesterday evening, it occurred to me that I hadn’t posted anything. I quickly reasoned that it was far too late, and I was far too tired. The truth was more along the lines of I couldn’t be …

Contradictions

It's almost half past seven in the evening, dinner is finished, the washing up is done, the kitchen is clean, the washing machine is on, and I'm in the dark of the study tapping away at the keyboard while the Spotify "Favourite Coffee House" playlist fills the room. Miss thirteen didn't go to football practice …

Finding a Reason

My writing used to be so much better than it is now. Well crafted posts. Explorations of thoughts and experiences, wrapped in a literary style that I’ve lost somewhere along the way. Perhaps it is time to reclaim some of it. The ability must be lurking somewhere in the depths of my head – no …