Well, it’s been a long time between drinks, hasn’t it?

In 2015 I blogged TWICE. Two times. Once more than once.

Good god, I think that’s a new low, even for me.

Not that I haven’t thought about blogging. The closer the end of 2015 came, the more I thought about blogging (or, if it weren’t for autocorrect: bogging). As in, more than just me flippantly saying “there’s a blog post in that”

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There’s something very important you need to have for a blogging conference.

It’s not what you think…

It’s not your elevator pitch.
Having an elevator pitch is awesome if you’ve condensed your blog concept into a single sentence. But you don’t necessarily need to have a snappy sonnet to bandy about while you network in the line for the loo.

If someone asks you about what you blog about – be yourself.

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There’s one thing I’ve been good at – oh, only my entire life – and that’s staying in my comfort zone.

In my family we call it ostrich syndrome; stick your head in the sand where it’s nice and safe and nothing can hurt you.

(Except maybe worms. I never thought of worms. Gross.)

I really really liked it with my head in the sand. I’d pop out occasionally and challenge myself here and there,

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Is it this of year again already? Farking hell.

<settles in with a can of coke and a couple of Merryteasers>

Righteo! It’s time for my sixth annual review of the year we’re leaving behind. Also check out 2013201220112010 and 2009.

Happy New Year to you and everyone around you.

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