10 signs you’re addicted to blogging

to blog or not to blog

For some, blogging is a hobby. For others, it's a way of life. But just how addicted to blogging are you? 1 ) Every time you go out, you take photos as “it’ll be great for your blog.” Even if it’s just a trip to ASDA. You don’t even notice your family rolling their eyes any more. 2 ) In fact, … [Read more...]

Handmade Neil Gaiman Doll


How freakin' awesome is this handmade Neil Gaiman doll? He was made by blogger Meridian Ariel who creates all manner of weird and wonderful dolls and monsters, some of which are available to buy from her Etsy shop. If only all geeky literary crushes resulted in such wonderful creations. I … [Read more...]

How to green your website

green your site

The aviation industry gets a bit of a bum rap when it comes to energy consumption. OK, it's hardly the poster child for energy efficiency, but there are other industries out there guzzling power without a care in the world. The tech industry for example. Now, it's not gone unnoticed that web … [Read more...]

Five more Firefox addons for bloggers

Firefox Icon

Late last year, Katie put together a list of the best Firefox addons for bloggers, and plenty of you added your own favourites in the comments. Personally, my favourite Firefox addon from the list was Pixlr , which saves so much time in grabbing and editing images online. Chris Lee's suggestion … [Read more...]

15 of the best iGoogle gadgets for bloggers

iGoogle Homepage

If you're a heavy user of Google services like Gmail, the Calender and Google Docs, it makes sense to have everything collected together in one place. iGoogle does this by acting as a homepage and a base to access all your services whilst also having some useful widgets and gadgets to hand. You can … [Read more...]

Top 5 Firefox Addons for Bloggers

We can blog it

If you spend a lot of time blogging you'll probably have developed all kinds of shortcuts and labour-saving techniques to get those posts out in a timely fashion. Fiddling around with outbound links and photo editing can take up time that could be better spent reading Top 5 lists on the … [Read more...]