All entries for Saturday 08 January 2005
January 08, 2005
A long time ago I wrote an entry about blog addiction, my concern at the time being that it would stop me getting any work done, these fears prompted me to stop blogging for a while to try and focus on academic things. Well it turns out I was absolutely right, since I had my faith restored in blogging by finding people in the real world who read my words, I've managed to do less and less work. Yet somehow, I can't resent the blogs for helping me down the road to slacker-dom.
I've made many awesome new friends through blogging, allowing me to wave two fingers to the people who accused me of slipping into a 'sad', friendless life of pointlessness. I've also found a new outlet for my creativity, and hopefully made a few people smile in the process.
I've mocked the idea of PDP in the past but I think that this is what the blogs have helped me with, I've become a lot more comfortable with the me that I am and felt confident enough to just be. Of course there are other causes, but a very large part of it is the blogs. They are a source of constant entertainment, distraction and community. A place to let some of your public mask drop for a while and recreate yourself how you like.
Warwick Blogs; I salute you.