Day 30: Giving up why

Things have been getting better for me.  Progress is slow but I can tell it’s happening especially when I read back over my blogs of the last few years.  A constant question that bothers me however, is why?  And not so much the existential why me and why did this happen, but a more practical, … Continue reading Day 30: Giving up why

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Day 27: The internet is no longer a place for information

As the month has gone on my desire to write daily has really waned and at first this bothered me but now it doesn’t.  I’m not going to make the (arbitrary) target of 50,000 words this month but I will make around 25,000.  I’ve learnt quite a bit, but I’ll save that for the last … Continue reading Day 27: The internet is no longer a place for information

The rise of the listicle – why is everything in list form these days?

They're easy to read Lists gives you a sense of achievement People like to see items on lists they've already completed to check them off No imagination on the part of the writers? Attention spans are ... Have you noticed they never seem to go much higher than the mid-teens?  Think about the psychology.  I've read listicles citing the three … Continue reading The rise of the listicle – why is everything in list form these days?