Category: Nablopomo


NaBloPoMo November 2014

It’s November and that means…. NATIONAL BLOG POSTING MONTH. Or, because this is the internet and we love, love, LOVE to shorten things; it’s NABLOPOMO.

I’ve given this a whirl in the past, with various levels of success. This year, I’m looking at it more as a way to gently nudge me to write for my personal blog. I’ve been neglecting this, even more so since I’ve been writing articles and blog posts for other people thanks to freelancing.

So, here we go again.

Are you participating this year? Let me know and I’ll link to your blog in my Nablopomo posts!


What a character

The Blogher NaBloPoMo prompt for today asks us to post about our favourite character and since this is falling on HIMYM night, I figured it was appropriate to mention my favourite ensemble of characters; Lily, Marshall, Ted, Barney and Robin from the show How I Met Your Mother.

This isn’t a show I’ve watched from the beginning.  It started airing in North America while I lived in Australia, so I started watching the show in 2009, a few seasons in, after binge-watching the show one summer at the suggestion of my brother and his girlfriend.  The premise seemed like it would get tired fast, but the characters have carried the show so well. (more…)