Everything these days is done against the clock. We’re all waiting for the time that something starts or ends. If not then we’ve got something on a timer. I’ve started running recently and, even though I’m doing it solely for fitness, I’ve still taken to timing myself. We’re all obsessed with time. That’s as should … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)
Welcome back to my on-running series. I hope you like the new title image. As much as I like the quote from the old one I figured I'd freshen up the image and keep it simple. On my recent break from blogging, I took the decisive step of refreshing myself as regards grammar. This is … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 12 (Grammar)
Good day to you readers and fellow bloggers. To begin this post I would like to apologise for the delay in proceedings and thank you for your patience. The break was a good idea. I had become disillusioned with writing for the blog (not writing in general: never writing in general) as I was trying … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – And We’re Back!
Good day friends and fellow bloggers. Good day to those just passing through too. Over the past few months I‘ve been accruing awards from fellow bloggers who have kindly nominated me for them. It’s always massively flattering to be thought of in conjunction with any kind of award and I truly appreciate it when I … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Blogoquent Award
Today, 16th March 2017, is when I finally sell my soul to the dark side and debut my least favoured style of literature on Paul.E.Bailey's World. It's something I've been considering for a while to test myself if nothing else. I'm not a big fan of poetry. I won't lie when I say I ignore a … Continue reading Scorned (Poem) (and an introduction to a new genre on my blog)
In recent times I’ve been postulating over what it is people are generally looking for in a blog. When you get the urge to read what somebody has posted, are you looking for something in particular or is it more to do with the person who wrote it? In the case of the latter, I … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – What Are You Looking For?
Vital Statistics (All accurate at time of writing) Followers: 133 + 3 email followers Overall Hits: 7,922 Most hits in one day: 245 (Sep 6th 2017) Most hits from countries: UK – 5,442; US – 1,773; Australia – 109; India – 99; Nigeria – 64 Most viewed post: Ashton-under-Lyne and the Prodigal Son (468 hits) … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Six Months Later…
Welcome to the latest addition to my Living the Dream series; delving into all things literary in my life. The topic on this occasion is something that has recently been causing me a touch of concern. You see, the story that I plan to send off to publishers via agents, The Escapades of William Hart: … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 9 (Terminology)
Hello friends, bloggers and nosey people who pop by to spy on how my life is going. You know you’re out there… Okay, I’ll get right to the crux here. A while back (November 2nd 2016 to be precise), I typed up a post named A Little Help from Your Friends... where I called out those … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Little Help from Myself…
Of late I’ve been really struggling to come up with a theme for this particular blog series. Those who have been keeping up with Living the Dream will know that it centres around my past, present and future as a reader and writer and has encompassed many themes that centre around all of those things. … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 8 (For the Love)