Category Archives: Blogging

Site Valuation

I’ve been filled with a renewed sense of vigor about this blog recently. Today I use a site which gives a free valuation of websites and it turns out that my blog is now about ten times more valuable than … Continue reading

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Who Was I?

First of all, I’d like to apologise for the fact that I did not post anything here on Friday. The truth is that I was away visiting friends and I never find the time to write a blog post when … Continue reading

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Spam Comments

Something which is a real frustration for me, is the number of spam comments which get left on my blog. I’ve had around 450 left in the last couple of months. That’s several comments every single day and they’re all … Continue reading

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The Terrible SEO on This Site

I suppose I should acknowledge this: I’ve got pretty bad SEO on the Trusty Water Blog. I haven’t entered proper meta descriptions for most of my posts, I usually just post blocks of text which aren’t ever really broken up … Continue reading

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A Shift in Tone

I was thinking today about how much this blog has changed over the years. Back when I first started, aside from the odd philosophical reflections, I mainly just use these blog posts to try and be funny. The vast majority … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track

I missed more blog updates in the past few weeks than I ever have in the five years + that I’ve been writing it. The reason for this was that I was working on a massive order of writing for … Continue reading

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The Problem With Long Term Blogging

I’ve been writing several posts a week for this blog for over five years now. I’ve told many anecdotes from my life, reviewed many books and video games and shared my thoughts on a number of topics. I don’t imagine … Continue reading

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Where Would I Be Without My Blog?

In May 2011, when my friend Dalfino suggested to me that I start writing a blog, I decided to take him up on it. It was a bit of a whim and I didn’t really imagine that anything would come … Continue reading

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I Need to Try Harder

As regular readers will know, I recently made the transition from Weebly to WordPress as my content management system and I also got my own domain. This was an excellent step in the right direction for this blog and I … Continue reading

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Is Blogging a Conversation Killer?

I had an unusual experience when riding on the bus home and I thought to myself “This will make a good subject for today’s blog post!” but then after a few more moments’ thought, I realised it was a bad … Continue reading

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