Kottu.org turns 15 today

Long forgotten Sri Lankan blog aggregator kottu.org went live 15 years ago (details at the end of this post). For most of the handful of people who are reading this, the previous sentence will read as an irrelevance. kottu.org is an artefact of Sri Lanka’s early 21st century “Digital Culture”. I had the privilege of … Continue reading Kottu.org turns 15 today

13th year blogging

I started this blog 13 years ago today. It remains a transformative experience. There’s a social element to it - this is social media after all. Yet the biggest change is in the head. It’s made putting the output of mental activity into words a common practice. Which in turn makes you self aware of … Continue reading 13th year blogging

Tools For Writing Anywhere Anytime

Write at any moment. Wherever you are. Even for a few seconds at a time. Use the time windows between the demands of life to move words out of your head. One sentence at a time. Piling your sentences into complete pieces of writing. Let the result make you happy. It's what Nibble Writing's about. … Continue reading Tools For Writing Anywhere Anytime

12 years a blogger (or why still blog)

I hit publish on my first blog post twelve years ago today. It’s a blog anniversary bringing up the usual question: why blog ‘in this day and age’? The answer remains ‘because I have to’. This post attempts to explain why.

11 years a blogger

This “blog anniversary” is about the now. The back links to the original “Hello World” has the history of how I got here. Plus the tributes to those who inspired me along the way. The future, as always is a fog. What’s “real” is the continuing need to write what the voices in the head tell … Continue reading 11 years a blogger