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Mo2 Fri 08-Jul-05 21:10:36

I don't suppose there will be many as there are only meant to be about 750,000 in the UK, and a lot of those aren't 'active' i.e. set up a Blog and then it lies dormant.

Have seen some interesting stuff in the last day regarding the way in which blogs have become the 'new media' especially with things like the London Blasts - often 'news' was breaking first on blogspots etc way before the usual channels (BBC/ SkY etc).

Or, recommend any interesting blogs?

I think I need one....

Willow2 Fri 08-Jul-05 21:44:25

http://thediscontentedlittlemummyblog.blogspot.com/

Milliways Fri 08-Jul-05 21:46:59

My DS(9) has one. He likes living riddles & seeing if anyone gets them!

Mo2 Sat 09-Jul-05 10:28:04

Willow - is that yours, or another MN-ers? I remember when it was first mentioned on here (can't find the thread though).

lilaclotus Sat 09-Jul-05 10:31:27

i've been blogging and keeping online journals since 2001.
i think the best one i've ever found is dooce.com.

TinyGang Sat 09-Jul-05 10:57:01

Sorry to be thick! What on earth is blogging??

Sax Sat 09-Jul-05 11:42:51

TG it when you keep an online diary and yes I have one too!!!!!

Mo2 Sat 09-Jul-05 13:49:46

TG - an online diary, but that the whole world can read!

So c'mon girls - where are the links to your blogs?

purpleturtle Sat 09-Jul-05 13:55:21

Dh has a couple of blogs. One which he seems to be prattling away on all the time, and one on which he posts transcripts of his sermons.

swiperfox Sat 09-Jul-05 14:44:14

I want one!! Where do i start? are they free?

ScrewballMuppet Sat 09-Jul-05 14:45:06

whats a blogger?

swiperfox Sat 09-Jul-05 14:46:42

Its an online diary - blog comes from web-log.

I'm so sad. lol

ScrewballMuppet Sat 09-Jul-05 14:47:06

ahh just read the thread what are the websites? I might do one myself.

swiperfox Sat 09-Jul-05 14:53:21

I've just found this one

Not had a look round yet but its free and says its easy to do!

ScrewballMuppet Sat 09-Jul-05 15:08:28

It looks good, r u going to do one swiper?

giraffeski Sat 09-Jul-05 15:31:30

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lilaclotus Sat 09-Jul-05 20:29:43

www.blogger.com
www.dairy-x.com
www.livejournal.com

those are good sites for getting your own blog/journal imo.

i have a livejournal, but it's locked so only really close friends and my dh can read it.

lilaclotus Sat 09-Jul-05 20:30:43

that would be diary-x.com (not dairy!)

swiperfox Sat 09-Jul-05 20:33:10

i deinately want to do one but i registered to the one i found on the link and then sat there and thought 'now what?' lol I want to keep one for the kids progress as something to
show when they're older

lilaclotus Sat 09-Jul-05 20:36:12

swiperfox, that's exactly why i write in one now. i put up loads of pictures and anecdotes of dd's adventures. i used to write during my depression and it helped a lot to get my thoughts out. and i got enormous support from my online friends through it.

fishfinger Sat 09-Jul-05 20:39:13

i have read osome but htink that theancedotes fo a abbay "ooh today I smailed" are only really of interest to the reallydevoted

for hte most part the y are yawnsville

swiperfox Sun 10-Jul-05 16:49:12

is livejournal easy to use and navigate? I just want somewhere that we can put all our personal stuff in, mark down milestones for the little ones and stick a load of pics. It's more for us than anything!!

fastasleep Sun 10-Jul-05 17:02:36

I used to have a diary-x and I got loads of comments etc, and had loads of fun learning HTML and designing it (how sad am I!) but after a bit I ran out of interesting things to say and I discovered I didn't have the time so I shut it down...

I mean having friends on/from MN is a little strange but when they've just floated in from anywhere on the net it's weird!

Willow2 Sun 10-Jul-05 17:29:30

mO2 - it's mine but, as you can see, I haven't been particularly active recently.

GeorginaA Tue 12-Jul-05 15:28:31

mine

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