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  • How to start a blog

    Tweet I’ve written so many features on How to start a blog for magazines and websites I kind of forgot that I hadn’t actually written a post about it on The Mum Blog. Doh.…

    February 2, 2015
  • Back from the abyss

    Tweet As some of you noticed, I’ve been largely absent from this blog and social media for the past 10 days. Sometimes something happens in your real life that completely obliterates everything else. The…

    October 13, 2013
  • Why can’t you just let me blog in peace?

    Tweet Someone is trying very hard to make trouble for me via the blog. They tried a few months ago, and they’ve tried again today, without success. I’m not going to go into detail,…

    September 2, 2013
  • Think before you post

    Tweet When you first start using social media, it’s easy to get into online spats, or say the wrong thing, which can land you in hot water. Even the most timid people become very…

    June 11, 2013
  • Cynical blogging: Please make it stop

    Tweet When I started blogging four years ago I had no idea just quite how many opportunities it would lead to. It sounds ridiculous now but I didn’t even realise blogging networks existed for…

    April 13, 2013
  • Blogging royalty? There’s no such thing

    Tweet During the four years I’ve been blogging I’ve often heard the term ‘blogging royalty’ bandied about. It really is the most nonsensical, meaningless phrase. In Hollywood the term ‘royalty’ is used to describe…

    January 21, 2013