Tag Archives: Twitter

How Not To Make Friends On Twitter

Image: Telegraph.co.uk I’ve started using a service to monitor who follows and unfollows me on Twitter. Through registering with TwitQuit, I’ve been able to highlight some interesting activity that I wouldn’t otherwise have been aware of. As you might expect, … Continue reading

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Not Even Hurricane Bawbag Can Squelch the Scottish Humour

Image: Spoof Yesterday was probably one of the most exciting days Scotland has had with regards to the weather, in decades. And while the aftermath of the storm will mean a lot of cleaning and tidying up, in true Scottish … Continue reading

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Book Sales and Rising

Image: Blogspot Get Over It I felt absolutely downtrodden going to the day job yesterday and it was all down to the thought of missing that blasted Arab Strab gig. It got stupid when people were tweeting they had a … Continue reading

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The Downside of Twitter

Image: Google I’ve talked at length about the benefits I’ve felt since taking up twittering: increased visibility, a widening of networking opportunities, marketability, etc., and I’ll continue to use the medium for all of those reasons, as well as the … Continue reading

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Keeping the Rudder Straight

Checkout the New Websites As you may have heard, I’ve relaunched my website at http://www.colingalbraith.co.uk, so please pop over and see what you think. If you’re a reader of crime or paranormal fiction, or have maybe read some of my … Continue reading

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Image: DofE.org The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme seems to have gained unfashionable status lately, and I’m not sure why. It’s a scheme that’s been running with the Duke of Edinburgh as Chairman since 1965, and can take participants up … Continue reading

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Old Morris Vans and Brand New Books

Image: Wikimedia.org Very slow day at the day job yesterday. The morning dragged like an exhaust scraping along behind the back of an old Morris van, so I cheered myself up by booking a table for two this Saturday in … Continue reading

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