I seem to have abandoned the blog for a little bit there (completely unintentional I assure you) but the longer I've gone without posting, the more off putting it seems.
I recently read this amazing post about the differentiation between, or mergence of blogging and 'real life'. Due to Twitter, the majority of my friends know of, or have seen my blog, with some even mentioning they read it. At first I wasn't sure how to feel about that, when I started this blog I made an effort to keep it hidden from people I knew, including my family. Although I've been blogging, as such, since around 2004 when I joined livejournal, it was always a very secret & private thing. Being able to say whatever you want (which in my case mostly involved emo rambling), without judgement or consequence was freeing.
Whilst I don't want this blog to turn into my livejournal take two, because that's not why I created it & you'll be thankful that I'm sparing you the whining & poetry (yes, really!), I think I'd like to start doing some 'serious' posts to inject a bit more personality into this thing! Not that I think you have any interest in my ~views but I'm going to make you suffer through them anyway ;)
In other, none 'me' related news. My mother has decided to start a blog. Check it out here
What're your thoughts on blogging vs real life?
Do you think your personality is reflected in your blog?
Pee.ess. I'll sort out the ShopALike giveaway tomorrow. I didn't forget, I've just been busy!