Text-based studio work isn't glamourous. I bet the Stones never did this.
Another new year heralds another attempt at the WordPress 'postaweek' yearly blogging marathon. Attempted (and almost achieved) in 2011, it is only fair I give it another bash in 2013. And this isn't new year, new me-type stuff talking, oh no. It's going to happen. Some will be text-based, others will be of the photo … Continue reading Postaweek and no alcohol: a recipe for coherent blogging
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for TheBoyEllis Blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get … Continue reading 2012 in review
This month, I'll be growing facial hair for charity. If you're familiar with Movember, you'll know what a unique, awesome campaign it is. If you've got no idea what I'm talking about, I should perhaps explain. Movember is designed to raise awareness of men's health and, in particular, prostate and testicular cancer. It's no secret … Continue reading Movember
School sports day at Millway Middle School was always a welcome distraction from the rigors of secondary school education (you know, having religious texts forced down your throat and attempting to set fire to your mate's hair with a Bunsen burner). It was also fun. Until I nearly killed a fellow pupil. It wasn't my fault, I hasten to … Continue reading Athletes vs footballers: no contest
Yes, another photo of a field, I confess, but after an evening of said field, pub, fizz and fire in the garden, I think I'm entitled to share more of the wonders of simply being alive.
Having broken down earlier that evening, I was feeling a little sorry for myself, therefore the two giant red signs informing me that only buses were allowed beyond the point ahead seemed a little harsh. Give me a break, I thought. I've had a tough night - just this once is the least I can … Continue reading Little car, big problems.