I have no idea where this story came from, but here it is; enjoy!
Having decided to take book promotion and marketing into my own hands, I have signed up to attend a book fair as an author.
I am aware that I have not posted much about my chief occupation, which is writing, but that is probably because I have not done much writing lately. This is not a matter of choice on my part, but the result of circumstance. In an earlier post I recounted how I had spent my time … Continue reading Where am I up to?
The Late Cenozoic Ice Age began, some 33 million years ago. It is still considered to be continuing today.
I got three comments to this blog post, although only one was made on this website, and, as it agreed with the points made, I will respond only to those that did not agree. https://petercwhitaker.wordpress.com/2021/07/04/the-sham-of-virtue-signalling/ Reply number one: I think that's a simplistic analysis. Most people feel powerless and unable to voice or create change. … Continue reading Responses to The Sham of Virtue Signalling Post
Virtue signalling requires little thought, no self-discipline, and can mask a serious deficit of knowledge in the subject concerned.
Earth is the third planet from the sun and is the fifth largest planet in the solar system. The radius of the Earth at the equator is 3,963 miles (6,378 km). The polar radius is 3,950 miles (6,356 km). Earth is not a true sphere but an oblate spheroid. The planet's rotation causes a flattening … Continue reading The Planet Earth
If you have read my previous posts on the topic of marketing, then you will know that so far it has been somewhat underwhelming. My wife suggested a different approach, however, which involves me attending a book fair as an author! I do not know why I never thought of doing this myself. It seems … Continue reading Giving Marketing a Personal Touch
I remember it well, most people do, but how many actually understood that what they were doing was shallow and meaningless? The idea was simple, everyone stands outside their door at 8pm every Thursday and applaud the NHS heroes as Britain went into its first lockdown. It was a gesture and nothing more. The idea … Continue reading Giving NHS Workers the Clap
Subtlety can hide honesty, satire drags it into the light. Pompous ideas are revealed it for what they are