The future of this blog

The observant among you may have spotted that it is a month since I wrote a post for this blog. It is interesting that I have not even found the motivation to write about the General Election. This is not a conscious decision — I genuinely have not been moved enough to put finger to […]

Scottish political blogs under the microscope

It has been an unusual few weeks in the Scottish political blogosphere. Already, a number of bloggers had apparently lost motivation and were openly wondering if they should continue. Since then, a number of blogs have closed down, apparently due to external pressures. Firstly, Wardog was closed down after journalists from a number of major […]

Losing the blogging mojo

It’s not great. Technically, I’m still a bum — but I don’t have the time to blog? Something is wrong. I guess this is all to do with that theory. If you have a demanding full-time job, go to night college, look after kids and do all the shopping and you have to do something, […]

Fed up with being a blogger

You might have noticed that over the past few weeks and months I haven’t been posting as often as I used to. This isn’t the first time this has happened to me. Normally I just dismiss it as a spot of blog depression. I get over it and after a couple of weeks I’m back […]

Blog depression (part the million)

The problem with this blog is that it’s never really had a purpose. The best blogs are always set up for some kind of reason. Maybe they have an interesting job, or they want to bring attention some kind of political issue. This blog has none of that. It’s just a toilet for my poo […]

Blogging is good?

This teeny-tiny article in The Scotsman (via) proclaims, “Blogging is good for you.” Thank goodness for that. But have they never heard of blog depression? And do they not realise how embarassing it is if you can’t think of a single decent thing to write, like right now? (I haven’t even written any medium-sized posts […]