Tag Archives: social media

#Instaaaaagram

I have finally caved. It was the ‘bookish’ photos that sucked me in, of pretty book covers with clever props, all colourful and inviting. Instagram, like Twitter, has become the surprise hidy-hole for writing and reading types. Perhaps more the readers … Continue reading

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Very social media

I have complained (just a little) in the past about the need to keep up with social media accounts and technology, but really it’s all just bluff. Yes, it does take up time but it can be managed. And it’s a hugely … Continue reading

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Busy

I read this article recently in our Melbourne newspaper The Age, titled Generation Overstimulation? Generation Y’s addiction to being busy. It’s not just Gen Y that’s feeling overstimulated, I can tell you! Who else feels like they’re slipping behind, juggling work, … Continue reading

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Social bloody media and all that stupid IT stuff

Back in the dark ages, I recall having computer classes at secondary school. These involved learning such things as how to program a computer. Unfortunately, it didn’t include learning the basics such as how to turn it on, and how … Continue reading

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