Saturday, May 02, 2009

To wibble or not to wibble

Gah. I just can't write here anymore. Every time I think of telling the Internets of my crazy, WAHOO, wibble wibble, DRICK!!!! day-to-day existence, I realize that locals have begun reading and feel completely inhibited.


New blog or make this one private? What think you, citizens of the Interwebs?


Anonymous edt said...

Well its partly written anyway?...that draft of part the you got the car fixed and the return journey?

May 3, 2009 at 1:32 a.m.  
Anonymous Erin said...

It depends on how sensitive your neighbours might be. But you're hardly gossiping about them, are you?

Perhaps a name change will throw them off the scent.

May 3, 2009 at 3:32 p.m.  
Blogger Mr Farty said...

You gossip about the neighbours? How did I miss that post?

Or did you mean the Merkans?

I'd go private.

May 3, 2009 at 8:55 p.m.  
Blogger Have the T-shirt said...

This is always a tough one, one I've struggled with myself.

If you go private, be sure to send me an invite?

May 3, 2009 at 11:26 p.m.  
Blogger nanuk said...

I can appreciate your situation. With me, it was my mater who made blog entries increasingly difficult. Actually, it wasn't her, but the image of her looking over my shoulder at the keyboard which deflated my blogging balloon, as it were.

That, and blogging became far too much like work, where I have to sparkle and shine all the time.

Anyways, if you continue to blog, I will reciprocate by coming out of my den for the occasional sortie into the public eye.

May 4, 2009 at 2:32 a.m.  
Blogger Squeakypony said...

You could just make it all up. Blog about being a pirate ( Arrrrh! ) or a test pilot for the Canadian Space Agency.

p.s. Nanuk - she was just sick of hosing the leftover fish out of the keyboard.

May 4, 2009 at 5:22 a.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Depends on what you think could fuel your passion again. A private blog allows a rant, a crow, a regret without everyone being able to look in. Coming soon to my blog, following the amazing success of the ANZAC day rant, and the Manglish spouted on a regular basis by my husband: My bastard neighbours, my beloved dog, more on not fitting in and many other delights. When I can fit it in when not working, that is. And I can rant about the bastard neighbours all I want because they will never find it, even if they google 'Savage Attack Dog That We Won't Get Rid of Because We Know Best'.

PN because I can't log in here at work.

May 4, 2009 at 7:50 a.m.  
Blogger Scaryduck said...

I have no shame ad blog about friends, neighbours and colleagues mercilessly. And look where it's got me.

Yrs, Duck
Royal Berks Hospital Casualty Department

May 5, 2009 at 5:37 a.m.  
Blogger WyldWoods (WW.N) said...

I'd like to say that I'm with the Duck.

I'd like to say that, but I can't. There are blog posts I have not written because of who might see it. The person mentioned or someone that knows them and could figure out who I was referring to.

I guess all I can say is that we, or at least I will support whatever decision you make.

May 5, 2009 at 6:35 p.m.  
Blogger owntwohands said...

Well, as I went private a number of years ago with my personal blog, I can say that it has continuously been a great way to vent and talk about the things that matter to me. On LJ I use filters to let some people see and others not (for example, my parents have access to most of my blog but neither they nor I wants them to be reading about my sex life). I do have a public blog as well that I basically ask myself, "Would I care if an acrimonious ex-friend or -boyfriend found this blog?" If not, then it's safe to post whatever I want to post about there.

If you do decide to go private or to split public/private posts, I would greatly appreciate an invite!

May 5, 2009 at 7:34 p.m.  
Blogger owntwohands said...

P.S. Most of us have crazy, WAHOO, wibble wibble, etc. lives too, you know. :P

May 5, 2009 at 7:34 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

Of course I know that. I'm not stupid. But this is MY crazy, WAHOO, wibble wibble, DRICK!!! day-to-day existence and that makes ALL THE DIFFERENCE.

May 5, 2009 at 9:29 p.m.  
Anonymous m.e. said...

oh, good luck! blog whatever and however you want. have you read whoopee?? she pretty much writes anything she wants, and she might describe her life as crazy wahoo wibble wibble....

i've tried private blogging, but even i don't read it...if i want to vent on anything, i do it in my journal.

but you do have a great's not easy to write every day or even frequently. do what you want.

May 6, 2009 at 11:37 a.m.  
Blogger Xtreme English said...'s whoopee's URL:

May 6, 2009 at 11:39 a.m.  
Anonymous Mithvetr said...

I get this all the time. I've lost count how many blogs I've started and later deleted when I realised people were actually reading them.

Only with me it wasn't so much just people I know as, well, pretty much anyone. Getting comments is terrifying (so sorry to be doing this to you); but the weird thing is I always start the blog fully intending for people to read it, because frankly what's the point otherwise? (Except that I couldn't write stuff in a diary and keep it in the house because if I ever die and get eaten by alsatians someone might find it in the house and read it.)

I am probably mad...

May 12, 2009 at 11:14 p.m.  
Blogger dawna said...

My blogs (if you can call them that) are very generic and don't identify much of anything.

There's a catch-phrase for the woman who revealed too much and lost her job over it. Forgot it by now. She's a rich woman living in Paris, now, depends where you want to go with your blogging ;-)

May 22, 2009 at 9:57 p.m.  
Blogger The Wrath of Dawn said...

That would be Petite Anglaise. And prior to her, Dooce. I dont' think I've got anything on my blog that would get me fired. I have never blogged about work.

Thank you all for the support! As you can see, I'm still limping along here. I have a show that closes tomorrow night that has kept me too busy to blog. We'll see what happens once that wraps.

May 23, 2009 at 12:44 a.m.  

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