This glorious book, by George and Weedon Grossmith, which I've just re-read under the comfort blanket sheltering me from my annual Heavy Cold, should give heart and inspiration to all new year bloggers and chroniclers, wherever they may be.
'Why should I not publish my diary? I have often seen reminiscences of people I have never even heard of, and I fail to see - because I do not happen to be a 'Somebody' - why my diary should not be interesting. My only regret is that I did not commence it when I was a youth.
The name Pooter is much more apposite than 'blogger'. The World Wide Web could have been created with Pooter in mind - a global network of pooters.