A trio of new-to-you blogs from the Manc blog awards motherlode:
Notebooks is the personal blog of Julia, a writer, historian and journalist who is originally from Russia. Her latest post is about the dark side of being a media researcher (Oh, I can sympathise!):
For the third week running I've been trying to find a medical professional to speak about migraine, and, to my huge amazement, still haven't got anyone, except for a couple of doctors, whose secretaries it's difficult to track down. Two organisations that I tried didn't have a contact, and the third one is showing great deal of relaxation in not getting back with any kind of response.
Geeks, pause that episode of Battlestar Galactica for a minute: Silk and Spinach is a techy blog relating to software, specifically Agile software development. And no, that doesn't mean developing software that's quick on its feet. Apparently. What do I know?
Given the tremendous popularity of knitting blogs around the world, I've always wondered why we don't have any crafty blogs here in Mancunia. Well, now we do. Written by Jenny in Levenshulme, Indie Quarter was set up to showcase the work of independent designers/crafters/makers - from people working in lofts and studios to people working away in their box rooms. It aims to display alternatives to mass produced high street goods.