Technology

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This post is for people who might come across my blog via search engines or social-media, and who want to know whether blogging is all it’s cracked up to be. I promise I won’t be biased in my response…

Blogging, for me, is stress relief. The stresses of life really affect us in more ways than we realise… That’s why it’s vital to have something we can do to release the tensions or frustrations – I do so through blogging. I’m not a frustrated person, but I do find that my levels of communication (albeit good) are nowhere as strong as my writing – where expression is concerned…

I may over-grammar (or sometimes not grammar at all), and I may not know how to spell the most basic of words sometimes, which results in me reposting something a billion times in an attempt to get it right. That’s only because I think fast and post faster, okay? 😆

Anyway, I use blogging as a means of expressing myself. I love to write. When I was young, I used to want to be like Tracy Beaker or her foster mum, Cam. I would write short stories and do little illustrations, posting them through the gap under the door for my mum to read in the morning. She was, and probably still is, my biggest fan. 😂

So, should you?

If you’re a fan of writing and could write for DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS, YEARS, DECADES, AND CENTURIES AS WELL AS THE AFTERLIFE… Do it. Get writing a blog. You honestly won’t regret it. You’ll meet like-minded people, grow a following and have your words read by many. You never know the effects you can have on someone through your writing. I get people from all over the World reading mine, if WordPress‘ stats are to be believed…

The main things you should consider when making a blog are: what are you passionate about? What can you write lots about? What type of people do you want to attract? Who’d you want to be reading it? What’s the style and tone-of-voice of your blog? How do you want to be perceived in your writing?

All of this matters, it shows off your personality to the virtual world. That, that right there is a sign that you’re doing it write. 😘💖

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* NOT-SO BREAKING NEWS *

My writing is going ‘Down Under‘, soon! No, for real… I’m going to be writing a guest blog post for an Australian website.

“BONZA! G’DAY MATE! HOW ARE YA, THIS ARVO?” I’m allergic to Kiwi.

Kangaroos, you’d better get ready, ’cause I’m about to JUMP on this Aussie bandwagon quicker than you can breed…

That’s it, I’ve also got ‘Nothing (more) To Declare’.

 

WebGuys and doll faces,

I’m on Bloglovin’, innit? Yeah, yes, it is it. Follow (or stalk) me with the link provided below:

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Did someone tell you you’re a handsome son of a beach wave, today? No? Well, consider yourself told. Also, if you’re a daughter of a seashell, you’re pretty too, don’t worry.

Have a good day, you stud-muffin you… I’ll try not to eat the latter part of you. #Muffin 😋

Love,

Miamii x

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Hi guys and dolls,

Moo(ve) over Tinder! There’s an old  but apparently new ‘dating app’ in town…

I just wanted to come online to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day and draw your attention to this awesome Moment making the rounds on Twitter. Virtual love is a thing. Yes, you can fall in love online… To those sceptics, let this be the living proof!

Next time you’re considering “sliding into *insert name here*’s  DMs”, don’t think twice – just do it! Look where you could end up (in a Moment, and in a deep and true love)…

Have a beautiful rest of the night with your other halves, and to those of you who are single – like me – don’t fret, just buy some calves… Cows make great pets, big or small, if you know what I mean…

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Desperate blogging times call for desperate blogging measures… That is my excuse for this post. Look, there are only so much “life coaching” and “lifestyle” posts that I can publish on here without you guys and dolls thinking that it’s predictable. I’m (and my posts are) nothing of the sort.

So, you’ll know that I’m about to start video-blogging sometime in February or March, but I notice that I haven’t introduced you to my new BAE… The BAE that’s going to record all of my cooking (and future holiday) shenanigans.

Meet my ‘Canon SX610 HS PowerShot Point and Shoot Digital Camera‘ (bloody heck! But, that name still – somehow – manages to be shorter than Donald Trump’s list of things to ruin in the States).

Along with its impressively slim profile and stylish new design, the PowerShot SX610 HS camera boasts a powerful array of advanced capabilities. The 18x Optical Zoom gives you excellent versatility, while Intelligent IS helps ensure virtually shake-free images at any zoom length, and Auto Zoom helps you frame your subject and keep it in focus. Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC make this a great camera to have with you all day long: send images and video to compatible mobile devices and your computer, share directly with select social networking sites, shoot remotely with your smartphone or tablet and more. Image quality is beautifully sharp and resonant, even when you’re shooting in low light, thanks to the 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS SYSTEM. And just press the dedicated movie button to capture vividly lifelike 1080p Full HD video. For documenting and sharing your life, the PowerShot SX610 HS camera is the perfect partner.

I purchased this camera in White (there are other alternatives) but mine is the best because it has a gold lens cap which is STUNNING “AF” (aka ‘As Flowers’ because I’ve just brushed my teeth and rinsed with mouthwash).

The quality of the pixels? Somewhere between 18-20. The quantity of Pixies? 0. I wouldn’t mind a Pixie jumping out the box upon unboxing. That would’ve made the £147 I spent on it all the more worthwhile.

Features? It’s got NFC – not Norwich Football Club, so calm your kitties – NFC is sort of like Bluetooth but for your camera and Smartphone. Basically, you can send your videos/pictures from your phone to your camera and/or visa-versa. It also has Wi-Fi, and allows you to zoom in and out, focus the lens, and add filters to your pictures. Look, its filters ain’t got a patch on Instagram, but they’re still good!

What you get in the box? The camera (I hope), and a charger (thank God), the battery (pretty useful, if you ask me), and a string to hold the camera.

What you don’t get in the box? A Micro-SD card, a tripod (for vlogging or recording short-films) and a case.

What’s good about this camera? It’s portable, stylish, the price (for what you’re investing in) and not to mention the fact that it is legitimately a BAE! Also, FLASH needs to be turned on manually. This means that finally you can choose how long you go without having to get rushed to the opticians because the FLASH of a camera spontaneously blinded you!

What’s not-so-good about this camera? The quality of indoor photos don’t look that great.

I bought it from Amazon, and I don’t mean the rainforest. Although, I have sent an email to the Press team over there with an enquiry. Should the leader of one of their tribes get back to me, you’ll be the first to know!

Unicorns and rainbows (which are the farts of a Unicorn! #MindBlown),

Miamii