Ingratitude! thou marble-hearted fiend...

“Ingratitude is treason to mankind.” James Thomson

Saturday 27 February 2010

This is an experiment.

Everyone has a blog, right? And there are all those guides to increasing your traffic and 10 easy ways to promote your blog, etc. but, while I find it thrilling that actual total strangers somehow find there way here, I haven't actually told anyone that this blog exists.

(Of course, I have made reference to porn and drinking your own urine, which seems to bring the punters in, so that's nice. You should always have a safety net.)

There are various reasons why I decided to keep the blog largely under my hat. I think I have had some trouble being myself in my everyday life, so I am experimenting with it here. Why try to mix the two? As with all sciency things, it's important to have a control.

And also, in everyday life, it drives me fucking stark-staring bonkers when people don't listen. Here, everyone else can get fucked. I always get to finish my sentences. No one interrupts me or tries to guess what I'm going to say next or shoehorns in their own agenda.

And finally, my mother probably wouldn't like the swearing.


  1. What can I say...
    I like your writing, I enjoy your point of view, I am interested in what you say, & I think I dig your snarky self. Shhh! I won't tell anyone you are here.

    Thanks for visiting my place & leaving a comment. I thought it was interesting that we both wrote about past NYC experiences.

  2. Yes, Stephen - spooky! We must have been having some NYC serendipity. I loved your post.

    Thanks for your lovely comment. You needn't shhh - I am thrilled that anyone reads this (so feel free to share the hell out of it baby) but it is quite freeing to write without feeling the eyes of specific others on it. Not that there is anything untoward happening here of course!