So, for the third time I’m taking part in WordPress’ Blogging 101 course to try to learn a few things to help my blog. The first challenge for this week was to post a piece on why I’m doing this; my first ever post here did just that, but a lot’s changed since then and now seems a good time to take stock again. Originally I was more focused on blogging itself than being motivated by a specific purpose, and I’ve recently asked myself whether it’s worth putting up my own random thoughts online, rather than just keeping them in my head.
So, my very first blog post. This content will probably change remarkably quickly, but in case it doesn’t, a brief explanation of what I hope this space will hold. The idea is to have an all-encompassing site where I’ll blog about any of my interests, thoughts, activities etc. Since a part of the reason it’s taken me so long to just do this is the mammoth mountain of different sites I’d have to create to explore everything I’d like to; professional blogs, personal-public pages, private family sites. So whether it’s elearning, languages, interpreting, writing, health, lifestyle, cooking or faith, it’s going here. I figured one full blog is better than seventeen half-empty ones.
This may not work. But I’m hoping tags and categories will make it viable, searchable and organisable. If, as I suspect, things need to be separated into separate media, so be it. In the meantime, though, here goes!