I think it’s possible that my colleagues have twigged that it was my 40th yesterday…
And this is, I feel, true:
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Writing is, essentially, a lonely business. It’s just you, a keyboard and as
much focus as you can bring to a task. I’m in the midst of a long piece of
I can hardly believe it, but today is the fifth anniversary of this blog.
Back in March 2003, I decided that this blogging thing was going to make a huge difference to the way journalists worked, and I ought to get more serious about it than my Livejournal allowed. As