Archive for February 1st, 2007
I keep chunnering on about Samuel Pepys, but, when the old boy was writing his diaries, he did not suspect that ANYBODY else was going to read his lascivious ramblings. I admire the man for sitting quietly in his private chambers of an evening and recording his impressions of life as it was for him. Who would have thought that anyone would Pepy at THIS blog when it first started, but now it receives hundreds of (manual) searches a day and scores more via RSS feeds.
NOW… why are YOU reading this and haven’t thought about responding to this post, or others, with a comment?
That is something that people are bringing up with me a lot: Blogs are still mainly written and read by folk rather than actively contributed to. Still…
The web is moving from black and white to colour – from text alone, to video and rich images – now it is our chance to join in – and visibly.
I get many e-mails a day from all around the world. I actually think that is better than leaving a comment in MANY ways, (personal, thoughtful and quietly encouraging) but … go on don’t be shy… if you are here, (or any other of the many edu-blogs) jot your thoughts down in comments as well, hey?
Mr McIntosh always picks out a few gems and is worth a comment.
Hang on! Rylands, you hypocrite! How many times have you read Ewan‘s fine witterings and left without a murmer??!!
“You’re a fine one to comment!”