Why do I blog?

I have blogged in some fashion or another since 2002, since before there were blogging platforms. Yet after all these years, I still get asked, why do I blog? Here are some reasons. It helps me to practice the art of writing. I don’t consider myself a particularly skilled writer. Practice doesn’t always make perfect, […]

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A new, better blog

Earlier today I finally decided to pull the plug on the Blogger platform, which I’ve used for a number of years. I decided to go back to using WordPress, a platform I used a long time ago, and am quite happy with the change. The WordPress platform is a lot more functional while at the […]

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UKSG eNews editorial

While attending UKSG’s annual conference in Glasgow a few months ago, I met Helle Lauridsen, UKSG Secretary. Helle encouraged me to consider writing something for one of their publications, UKSG eNews. She told me there was plenty of time to write and targeted mid-June for completion. Time flew by a little too quickly for me, […]

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More blogging

I’ve been spending more time focusing on my personal blog. I’ll use social media to promote my blog posts, but I’ve decided to not post as much directly on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram as I have in the past. My reasons: Primarily, it helps me to write more, because the more I write, hopefully, the […]

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What a difference a year makes

As the end of 2017 approaches, and I have time to reflect on the events of the past year, there are many memories running through my mind. As is usually the case, some things were good, and some were bad. For example: A year ago there was great uncertainty about my career and my role […]

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