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The Taking Stock List

Perhaps you’ve done ‘Taking Stock’ before? Perhaps you have not. Whichever it is, I’m here to tell you that it’s a really great way to reflect on what’s going on in your life, and to record it for posterity.…

Blog BWP Inspiration Motivation Week Four

How To Be More Creative

Creativity is at the heart of every great blog. Without it, there’s a sameness to our blogs. Things become formulaic. Blogs take on a cookie cutter facade. They become predictable and interchangeable in some cases. We can do much…

Blog BWP Motivation Week Four

How To Blog Consistently

How to blog consistently : Ten useful tips! 1. When to write – Optimal writing time: Everyone is different. You’ll notice that there are times of the day when you are MUCH more productive, energised and creative than others. Mine is first thing…

Blog BWP Motivation Week One Writing Tips

Finding Your Blog Niche

  Let’s talk about blog niches! Food blogs, style blogs, craft blogs, shazam! In ye olden days of blogging, blogs were much less sophisticated. They usually stayed within their niche, posting images and writing that fitted their chosen genre.…

Blog BWP Motivation Week One Writing Tips

Why Are You Blogging?

Blogging is a really excellent metaphor for life, I feel. If you try to balance your blogging approach so that it mirrors your life approach, then your blog will serve you well.  Alternatively, you could have a really great-totally-together…

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:: Better Blogging (And Writing) With The Letter ‘C’

I attended a super-geeky blogging conference on Tuesday. It was run by Darren Rowse (who you might know as ProBlogger) and Chris Garrett.  There were a number of interesting speakers who had heaps of good stuff to say about blogging.…

Photography + Art + Design

:: The Kitchen Sisters…

I was skimming one of my favourite sites Most Emailed News today : and clicked on a link to NPR.  Which lead me to this post about Deborah Luster and her amazing, heartbreaking, uplifting prison photography project. Wow. The video…

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:: Make and Meaning : Beginner’s Luck

originally written for make and meaning by MEETMEATMIKES on MARCH 12, 2010 Hmm. Beginner’s Luck. It must exist, because it’s an oft used phrase, right?  But I have been wondering about Beginner’s Luck. Is it really about luck?  Is it only for…

Photography + Art + Design

:: Come Home! Magazine….

Hello!  Look at these images from Come Home! Magazine. Don’t they make you want to clean up and get crafty?  Come Home! Magazine is a Japanese interiors mag.  It’s completely gorgeous and we have a few copies at Mikes…

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:: Make and Meaning : Looking For Clues

Originally written for Make and Meaning by MEETMEATMIKES on DECEMBER 17, 2009 I’m the sort of person who carries a notebook.  It’s a moleskine, as is the fashion.  It’s full of messy writing and cryptic clues.  Often so cryptic, even I can’t…

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:: Make and Meaning : Lots of People Are Not Like Us

Written for Make and Meaning by MEETMEATMIKES on DECEMBER 5, 2009 We web publishers and bloggers face an interesting reality each day.  We have our regular lives and our internet lives – and the two operate in unison pretty seamlessly and with…