A Blog?

There are several interesting descriptions of weblogs around, but by far the most accessible and best introduction to the concept of the blog that I have read for some time has been put together by Phil on gyford.com

On this day…

  • 2006: Brokeback Mountain — When other people write things better than you do should you not write about them? Should you give up altogether [...]
  • 2006: Gotta Go Back In Time — I’ve said before how much I love the ‘on this day’ links on my site. They remind me of things [...]
  • 2005: 2004 In 100 Pictures — I don’t think it’s such a bad idea to mark the passing of time. I am, ultimately, sentimental. So, although [...]
  • 2004: Hello Dermot and Mark Fans — There is another silly reality TV show on Channel 4 at the moment – Shattered. I am not following it [...]
  • 2004: Oops, She Did It — So, Britney got married, her people denied she’s had a little too much to drink (sorry, she wasn’t ‘inebriated’) and [...]
  • 2003: Jeremy Vine — At the end of last year, I wrote a few words about the departure of Jimmy Young from BBC Radio [...]
  • 2003: Poison Find — Top story, as journalists are heard to say, is the discovery of the poison ricin in a flat in London. [...]