You’ve got a friend in me.

You’ve got a friend in me.

I’ve been thinking a lot about the nature of friendship recently. There have been a few minor crises happening around me and I have been struck by how supportive and caring my friends have been. These people have been there for me whenever things have been black; they...
Me? Silent? Make me!

Me? Silent? Make me!

This whole “Twitter Silence” thing is making me very cross today. With typical Weegie contrariness, if someone tells me not to do something, my response is “oh, you fucking think so?” and, to be honest, I could see it all far enough. I’m going through a down period....
#WhatWouldKevinBaconDo

#WhatWouldKevinBaconDo

This post starts with a dream, but it gets better so please say with me. Last night I dreamed that my mum needed a new kettle. We went to an electrical appliance shop where she fell in love with a stove-top kettle. Having an electric hob, I tried to explain to her...
The Black Dog and the Virtual World

The Black Dog and the Virtual World

I have written this additional blog post about depression and the power of social media as part of Sane’s Virtual Black Dog campaign. I have had depression off and on for most of my life. It wasn’t diagnosed until just after my daughter was born, 17 years ago, but the...
Tweet Treats and A Competition!

Tweet Treats and A Competition!

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] Last year I was browsing through my twitter feed when I noticed a call for recipes of 140 characters or less from my Twitter Bestie, Jane Travers. When she told me she hoped to collect enough recipes to...
The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

[tweetmeme source=”nettiewriter” http://www.URL.com] I imagine that most of you reading this will know me on twitter as @NettieWriter and some of you will have given me a #FollowFriday or #WriterWednesday recommendation. I always appreciate these, even...
Stranger Danger

Stranger Danger

One of the most important rules of internet usage we teach our children is to never, ever agree to meet up with people we meet online. No matter how nice they seem, how much you have in common and how innocent their requests are, you must never ever take the risk.

Follow Me, Follow You*

Follow Me, Follow You*

This post is the result of reading Nicola Morgan’s great Twitter Workshop Posts and a quiet, self contained rant I’ve just had with the poodles about ‘people who follow me on twitter’. Not you of course, dear reader. I’m talking about the new followers, the ones I don’t follow back.

Let me explain.

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