The conversation, which I
"I've sat inside playing Candy Crush all day"
"Yeah, I was on there earlier. I'm stuck on Level 95"
"Have you ever read any of them bloggy things on the web"
"Nah, full of emotional shite and made up crappage"
"Yeah, that's what I'd heard too. The people wot write them must be proper sad geeky types"
"Yeah, with no friends. Bet half of them aren't even real people anyway"
Wow! I thought. Here are two women who clearly know very little about blogs, and what they do know is clearly wrong. I began to wonder though, as I walked behind them if I would be considered one of those proper sad geeky types. Well, to be honest, yes I probably would. The NC and I are self-confessed geeks. He works in IT support so it's pretty much a foregone conclusion that he is of the geek persuasion, and I married him so... Plus of course there are our
So here we are, a world of proper sad geeky types who write emotional shite and made up crappage, some of us real, some not? I wonder if there is a difference between those who write blogs, and those who only read them?
I don't care if my bloggy pals are sad or geeky. To me, they provide a world of support, interesting stuff, laughs, amazing images and emotional, heartfelt writing. And last time I checked I was real, and I have real life and online friends.
Do your non-blogging friends understand you blogging? Are they interested in what you write? Have you encountered blog ignorance?