Writing

Happy Fifth Anniversary!

Today is, according to WordPress, and WordPress should know, the exact day 5 years ago when The SloMan signed up at WordPress and stared at the screen thinking “What is this blog thing and how […]

Updated Travels

Yep! I’ve been busy upgrading, in the last few weeks, I have upgraded: USB hub ( actually, the old one died, so this is technically, a BCP replacement ) NAS drive Ethernet switch from 4 […]

Memory Indexed

Well, you thought maybe you’ve seen the last of The SloWord, that I’d given up writing and inflicting my confusing thoughts on to you, that I’d gone off and got another job and therefore become […]

Blogging news

This is a quick post, just an update really. You know, the kind of post that doesn’t actually say  anything. The kind that starts of like this, in fact, and goes steadily downhill from there. […]

Fictional Romance

I’ve struggled over the last couple of years with a growing urge to write a purely fictional piece of prose. I have failed to get very far. At least three major attempts ended up as […]

2014 : The Year

Another year older and a new one almost begun. So what did 2014 bring? It brought memories, travel to far off lands, some momentous events into the lives ( or life ) of the blog […]

Pride in your Post

Notes to you. < some may get it, some may not. I don’t really care either way > There are things called articles. Like “a”, “the”. Use them. There are things called collective nouns. They […]

Pride, Prejudice and Curiosity

The words “Pride” and “Prejudice”, especially when joined with a non-contrasting conjunction are to a certain gender what, reportedly, catnip is to a feline. Some of those, personally known to me, have watched Colin Firth‘s […]