Blogging 101: Plug In to Social Networks

Today’s assignment: if you’re active on a social network, set up Publicize or highlight your profile in a widget or menu item. If you’re not, explore your social options to see whether one might be helpful.

Phew. I did that. With facebook and g+. I don’t want to get into twitter, I really don’t. I think facebook and g+ are just enough exposure from me.

And to prove it: linking to a lovely picture from my country our local astronaut Alexander Gerst posted on g+ and fb on our public holiday on Friday. It was a beautiful, sunny day. All these pictures are on his photostream on flickr, to which this image is linked.

German holiday


Blogging 101: Love Your Theme

cropped-fancy33.jpgToday’s assignment: try out at least three other themes — even if you’re happy with the one you first chose. Try one you’re drawn to, and one you would never use. (From Blogging 101)

Again, I have to skip, because I did that when I started this blog. I love trying out themes and playing around with the options the different layouts offer. I played with the themes again when I did the branding exercise for Creativity, Innovation and Change. And so, today, I shall chat about why I chose the theme I use, and what will take up much of my time over the next few weeks. Because something happened which may be insignificant to you, but is very uplifting and encouraging to me.

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Europe’s Last ATV Docks to Zvezda After Two Week Trek | NASA

I always dreamed of going into Space one day. That’s why I’m usually walk backward, head turned backwards as much as possible and try not to stumble while I screen the sky for the ISS when it is visible in my region. Last weekend I was lucky and saw them both. The ISS as bright and steady moving dot and a bit behind it and much less bright the ATV.

Europe’s Last ATV Docks to Zvezda After Two Week Trek | NASA.