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Seeking Blogs Worth Reading in 2022: Whimsical, Genuine, Uncluttered & Well Crafted

It’s really hard to maintain a blog over the years. Several I have adored have left the scene and sadly been abandoned. They had so much potential too. So here I am seeking some new ones. As I have been … Continue reading

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Blogging: I Needed Help Because I Can’t Code

I’ve always been very reluctant to ask for help or favours. I hate the idea of troubling other people or making them feel obligated in any way. Also I’m a bit proud that way. I’m the worst delegator. I find … Continue reading

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Dreams for My Blog

If I won the lottery tomorrow (won’t happen because I don’t even buy those things), I’d still want to continue writing and that includes blogging. I would then feel rich enough to pay a web developer for a redesign, but … Continue reading

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Blogging: Are There Any Personal Bloggers Out There Any More?

Seems really hard to find you. Most blogs seem to have a commercial slant or look truly slick and perfect, like a glossy magazine. I’m looking for something a little less polished and more raw. Something that contains not just … Continue reading

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Blogging Life: Been Away For So Long I Dropped Off Google

When I started blogging actively around 2011 on my own domain (.com) and not just on free sites (2005-2011), my traffic went up exponentially and I ranked on the first page of Google for years. Then cancer happened and after … Continue reading

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Blogging and The Search Engine Optimisation Trap

Since I’ve embarked on blogging I’ve learnt so much. I know now that if you have a blog with decent traffic, but if you abandon it for some reason, Google knows, and traffic will plummet after a couple of months. … Continue reading

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Miss Travel So Much

My father instilled in me a love for travel and some of my best memories are of car rides to Malaysia with him in the seventies. After I lost him suddenly, I was plagued with situational claustrophobia and panic attacks. … Continue reading

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What Type of Blogger are You?

I often wonder about this and I feel like I have multiple personalities as I blog about a spectrum of things ranging from the seemingly superficial and frivolous, to issues that truly bother me. Blogging is free therapy for me. … Continue reading

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Constant Feeling of Futility & the Perfectionist Tendency

I’m trying to convince myself that it’s better to get something done than nothing at all. I have this perfectionist all or nothing tendency. Even if, in my eyes it falls short of my goal for the day I shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Pandemic Art?

One fun thing about blogging is that you pay attention to details you may otherwise miss. Makes life more interesting for sure. Like what we saw at the Tekka hawker centre. Due to the pandemic we get a sticker that … Continue reading

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