A blank blog to fill. How beautiful! How terrifying!
Well, I suppose that’s a start.
One of my chief reasons for beginning a blog is not to achieve fame, notoriety or wealth, but to ensure that I actually write stuff. I would like to be some kind of writer (beyond university essays and civil service reports), but my deep-seated fear of blank pages keeps defeating me. So, I have turned to the wonders of the computer age and started a blog.
I do not expect this blog to be always insightful, funny, intelligent, thought-provoking or focused (especially the focused). I do hope it will be some of these at least some of the time. And I am certain that you, dear reader, will have plenty of comment to inform me when I fail at all of the above!
A note for commenters: I have many-and-varied interests and many-and-varied opinions. If you are looking for a blog that sticks to a particular topic, this isn’t a good place to start. If you are looking for a blog that keeps its opinions to itself, its mouth shut and its head down, this isn’t a good place to start. Don’t get all upset if I disagree with your worldview or if I discuss topics that don’t interest you. It’s nothing personal! And remember, you don’t have to read every post. Do feel free to disagree with me and tell me about – but try to keep it intelligent and witty, and I’ll try and keep my responses the same. 🙂