Tag: WordPress

I’m an Asshole (and a Fire Hazard)

Currently in depths of depression slash anxiety, earlier today I was considering slashing my wrists but as per usual, I reconsidered because I don’t have my hair and nails freshly […]

Random Suggestions Poetry

I’ve been fascinated with the relatively recent feature of the WordPress Reader: the Suggestions that show at the top, just above the feed. What’s so curious about them is: I […]

My WordPress Highlights of the Year

Those ill-advised individuals who follow my blog know that I don’t have a life. It won’t therefore come as a surprise that in the balancing act, my highs of the […]

Making the World a Better Place

Because that’s what you say in tech, right? I’ve always wanted to be a software tester. (Always means ever since I got sense and shifted my flaming passion for Scottish Literature—why, […]

Developing Your Eye I: Monochrome Architecture

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The final task in this photo non-challenge is to paint architecture black and white. That’s a bit too obvious. So let’s twist […]

Developing Your Eye I: Popping Colours

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Shooting a pop of colour in autumn is a no-brainer. That’s good, since I’m basically brain-dead. Instead of a brain then, here […]

Developing Your Eye I: My Most Treasured Treasure

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Today’s photo prompt is open to abuse: it asks for a portrait of treasure. Well, if I had a treasure, the last […]

Developing Your Eye I: Big and Badass

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The prompt for today’s shooting venture is really just big but I added badass for extra effect. Another extra of my response is the […]

Developing Your Eye I: Solitude Sucks

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Yeah, I’m seriously interpreting the photo prompt solitude with a picture of three people. The couple was making out (the bastards stopped just before […]

Developing Your Eye I: Only Connect

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Today’s obvious photo prompt asks to connect. I did so on several levels. I shot a horror snap of railway tracks, railway being […]

Developing Your Eye I: I’m Blessed (Snort)

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. When someone declares they’re blessed, it triggers the worst in me. I can’t make myself believe the authenticity of such a bold […]

Developing Your Eye I: Water(ish)

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. The next subject to shoot in this challenge is water. Since I couldn’t be bothered, I shot a manhole whose dents retained some […]

Developing Your Eye I: Street Life (Death)

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Prompt two of this photo challenge discriminates against challenged people who can’t or won’t go out. I can but I won’t. I […]

Developing Your Eye I: Cat Home

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I.   I can’t get enough of challenges. I should challenge myself not to accept any challenge for, say, thirty days. On second […]

Dear Sleeping Pill, You Had One Job

In the night My mind is up and around Alive, awake, awhirl Churning out stuff That happened That didn’t That should have   Heyou, mind, Cut the crap Stop the […]

My Blog Is Freaking Me Out

I get freaked out easily. (Thanks, anxiety.) I get startled by my phone beeping (yes, I realise it’s a common feature of phones), by the cat sleep-whining (I never know […]

Finding Everyday Inspiration: Why I Don’t Watch the News

Part of WordPress’s writing course Finding Everyday Inspiration. I’m so inspired! I mean, I’m not inspired at all, therefore I asked actually inspired people for inspiration what to write about. This, […]

Developing Your Eye II: Qualified Triumph

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye II. The last prompt of this quick photo workshop is triumph. I don’t believe in triumph (how can you triumph when you’re going to […]