Three years ago: A reflection on my blogging journey. Everything’s a journey with me, ain’t it?

I had almost forgotten... until I remembered. Cake & Cows was born three years ago today. I did not start blogging three years ago, mind you, but Cake & Cows is my first "public" blog. And by "public" I mean I told people I know in real (or IRL, as we used to say back… Continue reading Three years ago: A reflection on my blogging journey. Everything’s a journey with me, ain’t it?

Sometimes what you really need is to talk to yourself — and blogging might be a socially acceptable way to do this.

It's amazing how reinforcing blogging can be. It reminds me of advice I used to read from "diet" experts about sharing your progress on social media: it holds you accountable. Notwithstanding my many reasons for arguing against this particular advice -- a) not everything needs to be on social media; b) perpetuation of the idea… Continue reading Sometimes what you really need is to talk to yourself — and blogging might be a socially acceptable way to do this.

This is the blog that never ends.

I haven't written in over two weeks and it's really bothering me. It's not that I have been exceptionally busy and therefore have had no time to write. For the past two weekends, I've sat at my laptop, written multiple posts, and then ultimately decided: nah. I really admire the bloggers who can churn out… Continue reading This is the blog that never ends.

On Writability: Why I write

You know that guest post I mentioned a couple of weeks ago? Well, it's finally up! Check it out here. If you're a writer, I'd love to know the reasons why YOU write, so please do leave a comment. Also, the header image my sister drew for Cake & Cows's first birthday is back -… Continue reading On Writability: Why I write

1 Reason Why I Hate Listicles

Because they are stupid and useless. God, if I see another listicle being posed as writing, I swear I'm going to... blog about it! I've always known I'm an oddball. I was that one kid who couldn't wait for recess to end so that I could go back inside the classroom. I'm still like that… Continue reading 1 Reason Why I Hate Listicles