Author: fuddlemark

  • Development

    When my sister had her second child, my mother joked that she’d given birth at the perfect time — giving us a newborn to play with just as the eldest developed beyond the “cute baby” stage. I thought this was a pretty naff thing to say at the time, even though she obviously didn’t mean […]

  • Rats!


    One of the difficulties of setting yourself up with a place to publish relatively longform writing is that everything you write feels like it has to be important. A tweet can be written on the toilet, and often belong in that very receptacle, without feeling especially like a waste of effort. But to write hundreds […]

  • It’s 2022

    So I kinda feel like blogs died out for most people somewhere between 10-15 years ago. If you wanted to write something longform you’d start a Tumblr, or, for those more mercenarily-inclined, a Substack. But with the fracturing and discrediting of social media in recent years, the humble weblog, on hosting you purchased, a domain […]