Thunderbirds Are Go

For those of you who don’t know, a very large tanker was washed onto a well-known Newcastle beach recently. As you might imagine it has become something of a curiosity … and could well become a tourist attraction. But over the last couple of nights, salvage crews have been attempting to refloat the vessel. I just heard that tonight’s efforts...

Why You Blog

I presume that this card is one of Jessica Hagy’s excellent and thought provoking index cards … but I could not find the link. Instead I found it on Age’s blog … and it made me realise that there is a close connection between blogging and drinking. You can simply change item C and label it “Why you...

Blogger’s Hierarchy of Growth

I have been pondering the idea of authenticity and its link with writing, with branding and strategy and with the private self for some time. In fact, some of my earliest posts were on what it means to be authentic. For some reason it keeps coming back to a sense of writing voice or writing style … and this post from Lewis Green got me thinking on this...

I Will Survive

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Twitter Sixth Sense

In a true activation of this article’s premise, I was reading through some Twitter messages for the first time in a long time and found this one from KG. Here I was stepping through the process that Clive Thompson was talking about — re-extending my virtual limbs after an absence. And where did I find myself? In a shared space of old friends …...