March 30th, 2010

And so it goes

Posted in Blogging by 200

Last week I passed the milestone of posting a blog entry every single day for 2.5 years. I’m well on my way to completing 5 years of blogging. I was reading only yesterday of another police blogger who is giving up the blogging lark. He’d only been going since October & had 20 entries.

Inspector Gadget posts today about an official police blogger down Avon & Somerset way who is also giving up. Some people just have no stamina or committment.

I don’t suppose, when I started back in August 2005, I gave any thought about how long I’d do it for. After the last 2.5 years it has become a habit.  Most of my posts are done on the couch at home some time after the Ten o’ Clock News & before midnight. I still don’t know anyone who knows I blog, at least if they do, they’ve never mentioned it to me, & that includes Mrs Weeks & the Weeklings.

I sometimes wonder whether I’m doing it out of habit or whether I still  enjoy it. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell the two apart.

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9 comments

  1. RP says:

    I love the fact that not even your family know what you do every day. How have you managed not to tell them that you’re one of the most successful police bloggers in the country and how haven’t they noticed??! Its taken all I have not to write all over here when you’ve talked about a job my team and I have dealt with. However you do it it works, so keep it up!

    March 31st, 2010 at 01:03

  2. Intel Fairy says:

    Keep on writing – read it every day. x

    March 31st, 2010 at 06:04

  3. boy on a bike says:

    I find it more addictive than crack.

    Not that I’ve ever tried crack.

    March 31st, 2010 at 10:38

  4. Fee says:

    Or maybe Mrs Weeks is well aware of what you’re doing on the laptop, but is letting you keep your secret? Let’s face it, you could be doing much, much worse!

    As for the Weeklings, if they’re anything like my kids, provided you don’t do anything at all in front of their friends (even breathing is a bit suspect) they most likely don’t care.

    March 31st, 2010 at 13:03

  5. Matt Humphries says:

    5 years eh? impressive. How many of your 200 weeks are left now?

    BTW Ali Dezaei was sacked from the Met today.

    March 31st, 2010 at 15:42

  6. Stressedoutcop says:

    Don’t know how you keep it up every day !! Is it that nightly hot chocolate? Well done

    March 31st, 2010 at 15:57

  7. benno says:

    200. Congrats on the milestone, keep it up, good news on Dezaei and also for SGT Smellie, common sense prevailing there for once.

    March 31st, 2010 at 16:50

  8. Met BlackRat says:

    Surely Mrs Weeks recognises you from your photograph at the top of the blog (or is she in the CID???) Only a joke, honest…..

    March 31st, 2010 at 17:13

  9. Blue Eyes says:

    I noticed that I have been going two years this month. If I didn’t enjoy it I wouldn’t do it. Sometimes I wonder if I have become obsessed but I don’t think so – I only write when I have something that I am interested in to write about.

    Yours is one of the better ones. Keep up the good work!!

    Does Mrs 200 think you are looking at pr0n?

    April 1st, 2010 at 09:45

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