Tag Archives: censorship

Blogging in English: Who am I?

I started writing this English blog since April last year, and my embarrassing first post was about cardmaking: it all started with my mother in law. My even more embarrassing second post was one way to make your child more popular.

15 months later, my recent two posts were Pondering Freedom of Speech during Ramadan and Copyright violation: are you a victim?

From cardmaking to Ramadan, have I not noticed the difference in my subject matter, style, and language?

Lorelle on WordPress logoRecently, I took up Blog Exercises set by Lorelle VanFossen, a veteran blogger, and a die-hard WordPress loyalist (Please make sure you spell the trademark WordPress properly with 2 capital letters, to avoid her wrath.)

Her exercises have become my blogging nutrients. I have a dedicated bog exercises series to record my journey, because deep down, I really have a desire to improve, not just in my English grammar, my writing skill, but also my thoughts.

Today, I would like to encourage you to view Lorelle’s comprehensive Giant Blog Exercise Check List Part 1. I think it’ll benefit you as a blogger, a writer, and a thinker, whatever your blogging topics are. This list will open your eyes. It may even change your life. If not, at least it is a place with wonderful resources for your reference. The topics cover: Continue reading

Wordle: Rowan Atkinson Speech: Reform Section 5

What is ‘censoriousness’ according to Rowan Atkinson?

The Blackadder and Mr Bean star Rowan Atkinson recently gave an important speech for the Reform Section 5 campaign, in defence of Freedom of Speech.

It’s definitely worth your 10 minutes.

I’ve created a Word Cloud on Wordle as the featured image of this post. The high frequency words that Rowan Atkinson used in this speech are reflected in this Word Cloud.

See the full text below:  Continue reading