Why I like reading blogs

I mentioned this at the blogmeet at the weekend, early on, and thought I’d expand on my thoughts here. Whilst I can’t remember how we got onto the topic and admittedly I might have leaped from something completely unrelated, I do recall mentioning that now and again I’m still taken aback when I read something on a blog that I hadn’t previously considered. I don’t mean a radical new political stance, or a wonderful way of getting ink stains out of shirt pockets or anything like that. I mean when someone, as part of a post, mentions something specific about themselves that I hadn’t previously noted. The example I gave on Saturday was NML who writes Tired of Men. I’ve …

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Schiffuuurrrr

OK some local geography for you (this is going somewhere I promise), I live in Hamilton in Scotland. I used to live in a neighbouring village called Bothwell, which is about a 20 min walk or 5 mins in the car away from Hamilton. Bothwell is an affluent area, full of footballers (Rangers and Celtic mainly). It turns out that, and I’m no great fan but if I’d ONLY KNOWN!, that Claudia Schiffer was in Bothwell yesterday. Claudia Schiffer. Gorgeous blonde model. Near my home. And I missed it. Typical.

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