Category Archives: Blogging & Writing

A Knock at the Door

Thank God for that stranger turning up unexpectedly at my front door, or I’d have nothing at all to write about. For the last week or so I’ve been acutely aware that I need to write a new post – … Continue reading

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Initial Impressions

This morning, as I sat down at my computer with a mug of coffee and prepared to write my blog, the cat observed that my ingenious system of referring to individuals in my posts by their first initials in order … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? *

‘Why ‘bakersdaughterwrites?’ R asked warily. ‘You’re not going to start cooking again, are you?’ It wasn’t my first choice for a blog name, actually. What I really wanted was ‘The Baker’s Daughter’ by itself. And I wanted it with an … Continue reading

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To say nothing of the cat…

‘I’ve started up a blog,’ I announce to my friend, M, over the telephone. ‘A blog!’ he thunders. ‘Who told you about blogs?!’ He had the same response when I got a laptop and a microwave. He likes to think … Continue reading

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A font walks into a bar…

‘Do you want to have a look at my new blog?’ I ask shyly. My partner, R, works with computers so is much harder to impress, technology-wise, than the cat. ‘Sure,’ he agrees. I have an ulterior motive: I want … Continue reading

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Herding Cats

First problem – I can’t find the cat. She’s gone off on one of her expeditions next door to retrieve dead leaves. We have leaves in our own garden, of course, but the ones next door are better: they are … Continue reading

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