Going Postal

Those that have followed my recent adventures on the internet will have seen both my retro-mac inspired run at NaNoWriMo, and the experiment with "Tiny Letter" - both ideas running against the tide somewhat in an eccentric attempt to get back to where we all started. I'm thinking about going further. I have been turning …

Reaching Out

If you see a friend request on Facebook from me, I decided to give up on the whole “cut Facebook back to close family and friends” thing, because I ended up adding a few of you back anyway - which made it all kind of pointless.I also read a great post on Facebook by a …

From a Distance

Making friends on the internet is a curious thing. While some of us are open books, posting our daily adventures for anybody to read, many are not. While some leave comments, likes, or find a way to contact those they cross paths with, many choose not to. We know they are out there - the …

Fishing for Friends

Sometimes I spend an hour randomly following links from blogs to comments, and on to further blogs - reading, commenting, and reminding myself what it is to take part in the wider community.Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise, but I really enjoy it. Submerging yourself into the blogosphere (horrible word, but I can't think …

Reaching Out

I signed up for a Snapchat account yesterday. My third of the last few years. When Snapchat first appeared I didn't have a good enough phone to run it, so carried on with Instagram - posting endless little square photos to the internet for strangers to like and sometimes comment on. The first Snapchat account …

Procrastinating Famously

To be perfectly honest, I'm not getting an awful lot done today. It comes to something when the only accomplishment you can really think of for the morning has been re-installing KIK on your mobile phone. I'm "strangecodex", if you have it installed on your phone.I used to have a KIK account, but deleted it …