Posts Tagged: Writing

Owning My Content

Last weekend I was about to post some photos from a frosty forest walk onto Instagram and paused as I was pondering the best tags to add to ‘drive engagement’. I remembered a commitment I’d made to myself over Christmas – to consume mindfully, to create more and to own the content I create. IContinue Reading ›

35 Years Of Progress?

Ian Bogost’s Atlantic article I Wrote This on a 30-Year-Old Computer was written entirely on an 30 year old Macintosh SE and makes for a fascinating trip down memory lane and back to the future. There’s much to think about in the article, but one line really stood out to me: Computing was an accompaniment to life,Continue Reading ›

Ernest Hemingway “Write With a Pencil”

“If you write with a pencil, you get three different sights at it to see if the reader is getting what you want him to. First when you read it over; then when it is typed you get another chance to improve it, and again in the proof. Writing it first in pencil gives youContinue Reading ›

The Pencil

Happy Birthday Hemingway

“It was a pleasant café, warm clean and friendly, and I hung up my old waterproof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a café au lait. The waiter brought it and I took out a notebook from the pocketContinue Reading ›