The Blog rises from its Sick Bed

The impetus to blog gradually disapppeared and I posted less frequently. I stopped keeping up with current happenings in the blogging world, which would normally have fuelled me with ideas for topics to write about.  The longer I left it the harder it became to start up again.  The blog came to a halt. It seems now that it is tentatively raising up from its sick bed to say a weak hello. Why now? I just had an email from CMF Ads who informed me that apart from not blogging since last June I had masses of spam comments.  On checking I was horrified to see how many there were.  Something I had spent much time and effort on was being slowly destroyed through my neglect. I know this happens to many bloggers and I probably kept going at a reasonable pace for longer than many.  Why the lack of enthusiasm?  There were a number of reasons.  My health was suffering from sitting on my behind on the computer chair for so many hours.  The days when many new social networking sites were starting up are over and it is now a while since I have seen anything new to interest me.  When I started blogging Facebook was for the college crowd, Twitter had not yet uttered its first tweet and Stumbleupon had not yet tripped over anything.  I...

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