The Meerkat Muse: 4th October 2023

Autumn is truly upon us. Welcome to the Meerkat Muse. October is normally when things start to take a colder turn, but then, UK weather is increasingly unpredictable, so who knows? Lonely Times Work has delivered more lone-trading occasions, and will bring more in the coming weeks. This isn’t a huge, insurmountable problem for me […]

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Nine Years of Meerkat Musings!

Has it been nine years, already?! From humble beginnings, to a little corner of the web that I am proud to call my own, it has been quite a journey! I’ll confess that the ninth anniversary of Meerkat Musings crept up on me a little bit, and I only remembered it because I’ve been preparing […]

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Writing Prompts: Revisit your first-ever blog post and reflect on where you are now, how your writing style has changed, and what you think of it

Well, my first ever post on Meerkat Musings was not especially exciting. Nor is it a good point of comparison for how my style may have changed. I also fear this prompt is slightly too similar to this prompt, though I suspect that’s inevitable, when we are dealing with multiple prompts. In more general terms, […]

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The Meerkat Muse – 8/3/23

Here we go again, it’s Meerkat Muse time! Racoons are cool. Not meerkat levels of cool, but cool nonetheless. Bus Mishaps It seems there is a growing trend of late, for buses to be… awkward. My wife has recounted to me more than story where she has rung the bell, and the bus hasn’t stopped. […]

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Writing Prompts: Full Disclosure of Blog Results or Business Profits from That Month or Quarter

Whilst you’re at it, here’s my bank account info… Well, I am not a business, so I can’t declare any profit, but I can provide some blog performance details! As I’m writing this in December 2022, I’ll put up my November 22 blog performance. November was the third-busiest month for Meerkat Musings in 2022. Leaving […]

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Blog Post Prompts

In a bid to get creative and do some stuff differently, I’ve been searching for prompts to inspire me. I’ve found a list here, and I will be taking on some of the prompts (because some of them will be beyond me, or of no interest to me). It would be fascinating to ‘write along’, […]

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