Category Archive: Writing

Learning to touch type.

For 30 years I have pecked away at keyboards with one, then two or maybe four fingers. Bash bash, clatter clatter. Never have I really considered learning to type properly. Some of these sentences… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: You’ve Got the Power – to rant about fouling.

Daily Prompt: You’ve Got the Power The question: “You have the power to enact a single law. What would it be?” In such a fantasy I would banish dog dirt from the streets… Continue reading

Simplify by saying no to everything?

According to Leo Babauta, this month we should be saying no. Every day. The Simplify Your Day Challenge in June He says The Simplify Your Day Challenge is to say “No” to one thing… Continue reading

Priced Out: Help to Buy = Help to Sell = UK Government Prop Up Over Inflated House Prices

I want to write about this as it affects me. I rent because buying is really beyond my means. “PricedOut is the only independent group that campaigns on behalf of priced out first… Continue reading

Why Some of Us Stay Closeted

Originally posted on godless in dixie:
Recently someone suggested to a group of mostly closeted atheists in the Deep South that maybe they shouldn’t be closeted at all.  Maybe they should “come out”…

Magic Pills?

If I could get all the nutrition I need in a day with a pill, would I do it? Well, yes it seems like an easy life. No stopping to eat all day… Continue reading

Zoning in or zoning out? Zen of Running?

Run of Zenning. I’ve been running regularly for about eight years now. I started shambling along at the start for the sake of ‘health and fitness’ and the opposite of fatness. I was… Continue reading

Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games Reveals An Ugly Truth

Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games Reveals An Ugly Truth This is an interesting article. It’s not news to me that many big selling video games (and films/movies) are just the same tropes… Continue reading

The start of my WordPress Journey

First of all big thanks to everyone that follows my blog, likes my posts or just reads my words. Words I did. On a computer. I’m surprised and pleased. Thank you for reading.… Continue reading

A Jake by any other name…

Write about your first name: Are you named after someone or something? Are there any stories or associations attached to it? If you had the choice, would you rename yourself? I was born… Continue reading

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