Questions Answered #6

In a desperate effort to gain some weird form of validation, I stole an idea for a blog post and begged my readers to ask me a question. And they did. The buggers. Now I have to answer them. Question 6: mike, from whom I ‘borrowed’ the idea behind these posts, asked me to give “Five Things The Scottish Could Learn From The English, and Five Things The English Could Learn From The Scottish”. Alas I’ve left this one too late to include “How to beat France at football” in my list but, hey, I thought I’d mention it again. Now, with such tight constraints I’ll obviously have to aim my sights on the stereotypes of both nations and, just …

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Questions Answered #5

In a desperate effort to gain some weird form of validation, I stole an idea for a blog post and begged my readers to ask me a question. And they did. The buggers. Now I have to answer them. Question 5: Peter the pedant picked up on my poor planning to ask “Time travel for bloggers. (Like – how to suggest a title for Saturday’s post at 1700 on Sunday)”. Time travel for bloggers These days most blogging tools allow you to pre-date a post, giving you the opportunity to schedule several posts in advance and then disappear off to Spain for a week, knowing that your rabid audience will be fed their usual diet of nonsense whilst you are …

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