Being A Blogger Is A Process

Dear Readers,

This is a little technical experiment in ‘reblogging’ a previously published post. The original post was written and published on The Holly Tree Tales on 23 February 2017.  I am reposting it now as a result of having attended a WordPress WordCamp at the weekend, this being a relevant piece to the subject of learning to manage and write a Blog on WordPress.

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It has been two years since I began the journey of technically building a blog, and writing one.  My first ever blogging experience began with the process of creating “The Holly Tree Tales” on WordPress, something that was completely and utterly unfamiliar to me, in every sense.  It was early in January 2015, the first to be precise, when I gathered my two children together at my computer, in order to consult them where possible, and set off cautiously into the jungle that has been my complicated technical process of setting up and managing this website.

For many years I had been told, by all sorts of people, that I ought to write my story, communicate my philosophical thoughts, share about my experiences through childhood, describe my journeys in new places, reveal my trepidatious steps through parenting my children into the great humans that they are, discuss my gardening exploration and tips, reach out by telling others about my…

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Why Has WordPress Withdrawn Support?

The WordPress Daily Prompt has disappeared and some of us are mystified. Why has WordPress withdrawn support for Writers and Bloggers on the WordPress platform to quickly reach and read and encourage one another's work?  This seems ludicrous, especially when one pays a Premium fee to host a website and does what one does with … Continue reading Why Has WordPress Withdrawn Support?

Being A Blogger Is A Process

It has been two years since I began the journey of technically building a blog, and writing one.  My first ever blogging experience began with the process of creating "The Holly Tree Tales" on WordPress, something that was completely and utterly unfamiliar to me, in every sense.  It was early in January 2015, the first … Continue reading Being A Blogger Is A Process

An Initial Welcome

["The Holly Tree Tales" was registered with WordPress on 2 January 2015, and received its first post on Sunday 4 January. This post is an edited version of my original, which I forgot to save and deleted in error, when I posted this version two weeks later.]   Welcome to my brand new blog, “The Holly Tree Tales”. On the ABOUT … Continue reading An Initial Welcome