January 10, 2019

I’ve had a blog for nearly ten years and, coincidentally, I was thinking about why I do this. I think I started out because it was trendy’ to have a blog at that time and I started out writing about things.

At some point (around May or June 2013) I tried to change my writing to be more personal, reflective and thoughtful. To some extent that has worked and there are some posts here of which I am very proud. These are generally those where I have reflected on matters that are important to me.

But why do I feel the need to publish this writing? Why do I not just write these in a diary or journal?

I think the answer is that writing to publish, and the idea of someone reading it, helps me to make it the best writing I can. I don’t actually know how many people read these little articles but you (whether you are real or not) are important to help me distill these thoughts down to their essence.


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