Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – December 2021

  • Have you seen the Littlest Christmas Goat? It may look festive, but beware its legend.

Have You Seen The Christmas Goat?

  • Do you have any questions or queries about blogging? Ask me your questions and get featured on my blog.

Looking For Help With Blogging? Do You Have Any Questions About Blogging?

  • Would Christmas ever be the same again? Last Christmas – A very short Christmas story.

Last Christmas

  • Can you have as much fun as me? Answer: Show me by sharing your Christmas jumpers with me.

How Much Fun Can You Have In A Christmas Jumper? #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • What are your blogging plans for the Christmas and New Year holidays? A full update of what’s happening on Hugh’s Views And News.

Christmas And New Year 2021/22 – What Can You Expect On Hugh’s Views And News?

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – November 2021

  • Why has rage and anger engulfed Richard? Is he to blame for his actions?

Candy-Coloured Rage

  • This useful feature on WordPress will help you save time when drafting blog posts. Read on for more details.

Don’t Have Enough Time To Draft Blog Posts? This WordPress Feature Helps

  • Why does a visit to a film festival bring sad memories and tears to Richard?

Theatre Of Memories

  • After witnessing the summer solstice and coming out to each other, Richard and Adrian face an important decision.

Where To From Here?

  • Are you a new blogger or new to blogging? Are you making any of these mistakes when leaving comments?

New To Blogging? These Free Tips On Leaving Comments Will Help Bring New Visitors To Your Blog

  • Which of your blog posts have been the most successful this year? You may be surprised by the results after reading my post.

How Do You Measure The Success Of Your Blog Posts?

  • Sometimes, flights are cancelled for good reasons. But it does depend on who or what is taking-off.

Ready For Take-off?

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – October 2021

  • These 7 free methods of promoting your blog will get people reading your posts and leaving you comments.

Are You Struggling To Get People To Your Blog? These 7 Free Methods Will Help

  • This year’s trip to Brighton beach would very different for Adrian. But were the answers to the rest of his life without Richard in front of him?

A Matter Of Life And Death

  • Does a game of Sardines hold secrets Richard doesn’t want his husband to know anything about?

Sardines

  • Wanted: Detectives and readers to help solve a mystery many have already tried to solve. Read the post for more details.

Can You Solve The Mystery Of A Blackmailed Missing Husband And Father?

  • This is the reason why you should think twice before responding to calls for help coming from behind certain doors.

Thursday Doors – The October Door

  • Are you following too many blogs? 7 common mistakes to look out for before following a blog.

7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Deciding Whether To Follow A Blog

  • Now there’s an easy way to add PDF files to your blog posts on WordPress. Blogging expert Natalie Ducey shows us how.

Reblog: How To Upload A PDF File In WordPress For Viewing And Easy Downloading

  • What’s buried in the thick mud?

Buried

  • Are you making use of pinned tweets to help drive traffic to your blog?

Pinned Tweets: Why Every Blogger Should Have OneTo Help Drive Traffic To Their Blog

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – September 2021

  • Are you a blogger? If so, join me in answering a few questions I have for you about your blog.

Questions About Blogging: How Many Is Too Many Or Too Few Blog Posts?

  • Would you accept an invitation to another time and another place?

Thursday Doors: Door To Another Time, Another Place

  • If you’re an author of a published book, this is how creating a reusable block for your book will put it in front of hundreds of new visitors to your blog.

How To Create And Use A Reusable Block For Your Book On WordPress

  • Have you ever found yourself going back to somewhere you never visited?

Thursday Doors – Going Back

  • How this little known about block will help get visitors to the parts of your blog that are craving visits.

Are You Using This Little Known About Block That Helps Promote Your Blog?

  • Why does Richard’s memory of a big, black horse take him in the wrong direction?

Blizzards Of The Mind

  • What’s your favourite season or favourite time of the year?

Autumn Equinox #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • Will Adrian’s birthday gift to Richard spark new ideas or give reasons to be concerned?

Seat Of Horror

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – August 2021

  • The residents’ of Annabelle’s hometown were not as safe as they thought they were.

When Death Comes Quickly #flashfiction

  • When was the last time you took a closer look at what’s in your garden?

It’s A Small World #WordlessWednesday

  • This new feature on WordPress is something you may have missed and will want to use.

New: WordPress Screen Options Button – Where, Why And How To Use It

  • What if what was on the other side of the open door wasn’t what he was expecting?

What If? #flashfiction

  • This is how I dismissed those that told me (and still do) that I can’t read or write because I’m dyslexic.

New At The Carrot Ranch: What To Do When You’re Told That Reading And Writing Are Not Your Friends

  • Would you enter The Tower Of The Ecliptic?

Thursday Doors: The Tower Of The Ecliptic

  • Have you ever considered turning off comments on your blog? Join the conversation with hundreds of other bloggers who have already had their say.

Flashback Friday: Why Are Some Bloggers Killing Off Comments Being Left On Their Blogs?

  • This block is something every blogger should insert on every blog post they publish. Why? Read on for more details.

Is This New WordPress Block The Best Way To Help Promote Your Blog For Free?

  • The Collector has an important message for the people of the planet Earth. Will they listen?

The Collector

  • What do you think is on the other-side of the ‘Open, Sesame!’ door?

Thursday Doors – Open, Sesame!

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – July 2021

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 3rd July, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Katy Perry – Firework

  • Adrian has a question. Does an old photograph hold the answer?

Symbols #flashfiction

  • Reblog: Paul Ariss shares the work involved writing his new song – New Day Coming.

From Scribbles To Spotify – The Uncomfortable Birth Of A Song

  • What floats your boat?

Afloat #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 10th July, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Spice Girls – Spice Up Your Life

  • Have you ever considered turning off comments on your blog?

Why Are Some Bloggers Killing Off Comments Being Left On Their Blogs?

  • What is the source of the strange coloured feathers on the stairs?

Follow The Feathers #flashfiction

  • What have the dogs spotted?

What Is It? #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 17th July, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Janet Jackson – When I Think Of You

  • What had caused George’s meltdown? Could things get any worse?

Nightmare In Spring #flashfiction

  • Reblog: Looking for ways of getting your blog posts noticed and read? Check out this must read post from blogging expert Janice Wald.

Blog Description Example: How To Make Easy Choices About Your Blog, 6 Ways

  • Are you always running out of time when blogging? Here’s how to reclaim some of that time back.

Looking To Save Time When Blogging? Here Are 5 Things That Work For Me

  • When is a tree no longer a tree?

To Tree Or Not To Tree? That Is The Question #WordlessWednesday #photography

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – June 2021

  • Sometimes, even the tiniest things can turn a person to commit murder.

Murder In Picnic Wood #flashfiction

  • How would you answer these questions I got asked about blogging?

Will Any Of My Answers Give You The Inspiration You’re Looking For?

  • This simple method will show you how to use images and photos in your blog posts to drive even more traffic to your blog, website and book page.

How To Make The Images In Your Blog Posts More Powerful

  • Rusty always wants to please his owner, and today isn’t any different.

Woof! #flashfiction

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 12th June 2021?

Something For The Weekend – Bananarama – I Heard A Rumour

  • Stella’s new office wasn’t all it was supposed to be – until she pushed the button.

Push The Button #flashfiction

  • Shadows aren’t only black and white.

Shades And Shadows #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • This easy setting change on the dashboard of your WordPress blog will result in more traffic to your blog.

How Changing This Setting On Your WordPress Blog Will Help It Gain More Views

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 19th June, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Village People – In The Navy

  • Adrian’s world was about to change. Would his best friend join him?

Edge Of Summer #flashfiction

  • What’s Hugh’s Record Of The Week For Week Commencing 26th June, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? Take On Me – A-ha

  • Three houses. Which one would you choose? Rainbow has the answer.

Three Houses #flashfiction

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – May 2021

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 1st May, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Kylie Minogue – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head

  • We had the same name. We had the same future. It was love at first sight. Or was it?

Flash Jacks #flashfiction

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 8th May, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)

  • Would you like the chance to get your writing put in front of a brand new audience? Marsha Ingrao has all the details.

Story Chat: Building Your Confidence One Short Story At A Time

  • Can you spot Toby the dog in this photo?

Walking The Dog #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 15th May, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Jane Wiedlin – Rush Hour

  • Has a comment left on one of your blog posts had you questioning whether you witnessed an event you were not at?

How A Comment Left On One Of My Posts Got Me Questioning A Previous Life

  • Searching for ways to get more people to your blog? These are seven methods I implemented to get more readers and followers to my blog.

These 7 Methods Will Help Get More Readers To Your Blog

  • How many shades of grey are there in this photo?

Looking For The Dog #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 22nd May, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – David Guetta feat. Kelly Rowland – When Love Takes Over

  • Who wants to join us?

Playing With The Dog #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • Have you discovered these 5 cool photo editing tools on WordPress?

5 WordPress Photo Editing Tools Available To Use On The Block Editor

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 29th May, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – M People – Moving On Up

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Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – April 2021

  • Is your blog missing these two vital tools?

Our WordPress Experts Agree – Your Site Needs These Two Things

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 3rd April, 2021?

Something For The Weekend – Elton John – I’m Still Standing

  • It was a night nobody would ever forget.

A Night To Remember #flashFiction

  • Have you ever had one of your blog posts reblogged? Did you do anything to return the favour?

Do You Know What To Do When One Of Your Blog Posts Gets Reblogged?

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 10th April, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Olivia Newton John And ELO – Xanadu

  • What fate awaited an innocent woman?

No More Heroes #flashfiction

  • Your chance to catch up on 6 blog posts from me that contain blogging tips.

6 Recent Blogging Tips Post That You May Have Missed

  • Can you guess what bright things are emerging in these photos?

Emerging #WordlessWednesday #photography

  • Have you added your blog to your Gravatar? No? Not sure? Then you could be missing out on hundreds of new visitors to your blog.

Why Every Blogger Should Ensure They’ve Attached Their Blog To Their Gravatar

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 17th April, 2021?

Something For The Weekend? – Coldplay – A Sky Full Of Stars

  • What awaited the pilgrims onboard the ship the Mayflower when it landed in the new world?

Pilgrims – #flashfiction

  • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 24th April, 2021?
  • Something For The Weekend? – Van McCoy – The Hustle

    • They thought they had gotten away with first-degree murder, but the victims had other ideas.

    How To Save The Earth – #flashfiction

    • What do you see when looking skyward?

    Skyward – #WordlessWednesday #photography

    • Are people unfollowing your blog for any of these reasons? Why would you unfollow a blog?

    Are These The 7 Main Reasons Why Your Blog Is Losing Readers?

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    Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-Up – March 2021

    • Having travelled millions of miles, had it found its new home?
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    New Home #FlashFiction

    • How soft are shadows?

    Soft #WordlessWednesday #photography

    • Something For The Weekend? A new feature featuring Hugh’s record of the week.

    Something For The Weekend – Leif Garrett – I Was Made For Dancin’

    • Not everything is good in the garden, but at least the sweet potatoes are doing well.

    The Potato Thief #FlashFiction

    • This is how to fix these 7 simple blogging mistakes many bloggers are making.
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    Are You Making Any Of These 7 Simple Blogging Mistakes?

    • Does it rain much where you live?

    When Is It Going To Stop Raining? #WordlessWednesday #photography

    • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 13th March, 2021?

    Something For The Weekend? – Laura Branigan – Gloria

    • Are you following the correct procedure when reblogging on WordPress?
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    Are you making any mistakes when reblogging?

    How To Reblog A Blog Post Correctly On WordPress

    • What does the world look like in black and white?

    Black & White #WordlessWednesday #photography

    • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 20th March, 2021?

    Something For The Weekend? – The Michael Zager Band – Let’s All Chant

    • Have you ever thought about letting out a room or property? What could possibly go wrong? Allow my guest, Judith Barrow, to share a true story and the answers with you. Will Judith’s true story have you laughing as much as I did when I read it?

    Confessions Of A Holiday Let – A True Story And Guest Post By Judith Barrow @judithbarrow77

    • Would you eat any of these spring greens?

    Spring Green #WordlessWednesday #photography

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    • What’s Hugh’s record of the week for week commencing 27th March 2021?

    Something For The Weekend? – Fleetwood Mac – Little Lies

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    Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Round-up For February 2021

    • Short comments and lazy responses. How do you deal with them? Join my discussion..
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    How do you respond to comments?

    How Do You Respond To The Comments Left On Your Blog?

    • Has this ever happened to you? Go on. Do tell.

    Look Before You Leap #flashfiction

    • When you’re this old, it’s no wonder things may seem like they are falling apart.

    Fallen #WordlessWednesday #photography

    • Is this one of the best kept secrets about the Apple iPhone?
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    How To Find And Use The Secret Button On Your iPhone

    • What could possibly go wrong when, from a young age, you decide you want to be a singer, dancer and actress? Allow my guest, Sally Cronin, to share a true story and the answers with you. Will Sally’s true story bring back memories of amateur dramatics and embarrassing family, audience moments to you?
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    Watch Out For The Matador! – A True Story And Guest Post By Sally Cronin

    • Which of these steps would you climb everyday if you only had one choice?

    Steps #WordlessWednesday #Photography

    • What does Rod Serling and Blogging have in common? They both helped me overcome my fear of being dyslexic. But how did they do it?

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    Diversity with a Twist

    How Blogging And Rod Serling Help Me Conquer Dyslexia


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    Did You Miss Any Of These? Monthly Wrap-Up – January 2021

    • Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? This is what you should do with them.
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    What To Do With New Year’s Resolutions

    • Do you have a secure way for visitors to contact you on your website or blog? Are you missing out on opportunities because you don’t have a way for them to contact you? Here’s what to do.
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    How To Create And Add A ‘Contact Me’ Form To Your WordPress Blog

    • Looking to do something different on your next birthday? This is how I helped those less fortunate than me.
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    How To Completely Change Your Birthday

    • Why you should think twice before picking up those pretty stones with messages written on them.

    Safe New World #flashfiction

    • Do you believe in fate? Do you believe that life puts you in a certain position for a reason?
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    If It Feels Right, Can It Be Wrong? – A True Story And Guest Post By Liesbet Collaert

    • Dressing up should be all about childhood fun, shouldn’t it?

    Mirror Of Hope #flashfiction

    • Do you know how many more people read the titles of your blog posts than read the contents of your posts? Once you know, you’ll want to write better titles for all your blog posts. Let me show you how.
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    How To Write The Perfect Titles For All Your Blog Post #bloggingtips

    • Join me and hundreds of other bloggers and writers for The Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic where you could be in with a chance of winning $100. This competition has now closed.

    How You Could Win $100 In The Sue Vincent Rodeo Classic


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