Tag Archives: wordpress

  1. Pastures New…


    Saturday 14 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    I set out three years ago knowing diddly-squat about blogging, or even what a blog to be honest (seriously), and now …
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  2. Half a million !


    Monday 15 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    So that’s it, half a million page views in the bag! I stopped being obsessive over blog stats moons ago. …
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  3. Blogging Year 2015


    Thursday 31 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Like many of you, 2015 has been an extremely busy year for us. The sad knock-on effect is that the …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten (III)


    Sunday 07 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This was Rhonda Elkins, a fellow blogger in our WordPress community. Gone, but not forgotten. Rhonda was the blogger behind My …
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  5. 1 Year ~ Looking Forwards


    Saturday 28 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It’s been a great inaugural year. But just where should I take Uncle Spike’s Adventures next?   . What… I …
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  6. 1 Year ~ The Spikey’s


    Friday 27 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Followers of Uncle Spike’s Adventures !! What a great surprise this was… I gathered that a few ‘new folk’ would …
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  7. 1 Year ~ Guest Bloggers


    Thursday 26 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    In this ‘One Year’ celebratory post for Uncle Spike’s Adventures, I take a look back at one of my favourite …
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  8. 1 Year ~ My Personal Favourites


    Wednesday 25 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Following on from the Top Posts of the past year, there are of course my own personal favourites. Now, they might or …
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  9. 1 Year ~ Review Of Top Posts


    Tuesday 24 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    With over 760 posts, how the chuff can I choose a few ‘Top Posts’ for this anniversary post? Sometimes I …
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  10. 1 Year ~ My Blogging Journey


    Monday 23 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    So where, how and why did all this start…. I get asked that occasionally and never feel able to provide …
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  11. 1 Year ~ This & That


    Sunday 22 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Uncle Spike’s Adventures in Numbers !! In this last year, the biggest surprise I would say has been the popularity …
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  12. 1 Year ~ Our 1st Birthday !!


    Saturday 21 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Uncle Spike’s Adventures is one year old !! Yes, just about one year ago, I sat down to scribe my …
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  13. Lost For Words… Almost


    Tuesday 27 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I know, when is Uncle Spike ever ‘lost for words’, lol…? BUT . 150,000 hits . Seriously?? All seems a …
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  14. I Love When Ideas Fail


    Tuesday 20 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    A few weeks ago I had the hairbrained idea of the Spikey Chatroom… Well, guess what, never got used, lol. …
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  15. Spikey’s Chatroom – Whatever Next?


    Wednesday 30 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Being a sad Muppet at times, I was perusing the old Widget store the other day and lo and behold, …
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  16. Dumb-ass Views on Blogging! (Part Two)


    Monday 28 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    To recap…, A while back I was having some real issues with my blog. I was rapidly running out of …
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  17. Dumb-ass Views on Blogging!


    Sunday 27 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Retired IT guy? – check Established blogger? – check Total dumb-ass? – check “So let’s look at the evidence, shall …
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  18. Seeking Your Advice…


    Saturday 19 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Hello Spikey’s, in particular, my fellow bloggers… As I approach the one year mark for this blog, I find myself …
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  19. Only Sixteen – Just About Remember That…


    Wednesday 16 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    So today’s Daily Prompt is called ‘Only Sixteen‘; challenging us bloggers to remember back to those days (as in me), …
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  20. Guest post: “Strongman” – by Chris, from Muscleheaded


    Sunday 06 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    So here we are again… This week, Uncle Spike, a small weakling of a blogging farmer in rural Turkey, has a …
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  21. Guest post: “Vancouver” – by lilmisspoutine


    Sunday 09 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    In this post, we are taken on a visit all the way to the west coast of Canada by Uncle …
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  22. REBLOG: Uncle spike’s branching out?

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    Monday 03 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on tonyarmitage:
    No not really, but noticed this on the back of a cereal packet this morning and…

  23. 1,000 Spikey’s !! — The First & Last


    Thursday 27 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This blog now has over 1,000 followers; a fact I’m slowly getting used to. However, like all bloggers, it takes …
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  24. Ambiverts & Social Media


    Sunday 23 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Social Media falls into two camps; whereby folk communicate with friends, and/or with complete strangers. But I find myself asking …
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  25. Organising One’s Categories


    Friday 21 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Unlike some blogs, I don’t keep to a set type of post – no sh*!… some will say! Ok, I …
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  26. Followers: Voluntary or Involuntary?


    Thursday 16 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Just a question…. Followers; should they be voluntary or not? What got me tickling my thinning hair about all this …
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  27. 5 0 , 0 0 0 . . . BAZINGA !!


    Thursday 09 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Bazinga indeed my fellow bloggers and bloggees… It would seem that Uncle Spike’s Adventures has amassed a rather respectable 50,000 …
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  28. Bloggers Supporting Bloggers…


    Tuesday 10 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Ok bloggers, hands up who is a ‘newbie’, who is an ‘old hand’ at this game? Me, I’m an ‘in-betweener’, …
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  29. And Spikey Is Back…..


    Wednesday 20 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Last Thursday afternoon we had a good old storm roll in, fast and furious it was. That’s all pretty normal …
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  30. New Spikey Feature Coming Soon…


    Monday 28 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    As from the beginning of November, I’m gonna be introducing a new feature to Uncle Spikes Adventures… namely the role …
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  31. Spikey Stats Izz Growin’…!


    Saturday 26 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Well, what a daft old two weeks that was! For while your Uncle Spike has been toddling around the farm …
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