06 November 2012

Signs That Blogging Has Taken Over Your Life: Part 1



An email from Mr Fluff alerts me to a particularly hilarious installment of the Guardian’s Lost In Showbiz (if you read, isn’t it AMAZING? If you don’t, DO!). As a casual aside he mentions that the description of LiS’s pregnant wife was like Fluff and Fripperies with a blog deadline. Let me set the scene:

“Lost in Showbiz doesn't know how much experience its readers have of heavily pregnant women, but it can remember only too vividly the tsunami of wildly unpredictable hormonally driven emotions that constituted the latter months of its own wife's pregnancy, a period of its life that Lost in Showbiz spent in a permanent state of bafflement and fear, having quickly realised the most innocuous of queries, suggestions or actions could provoke a tearful screaming fit. It recalls with a shudder the evening that the question "this gravy's nice, what's in it?" was inexplicably answered with a lengthy and expletive-laden monologue, delivered at enormous volume centimetres away from Lost in Showbiz's face, in which its multitude of failings as a husband and indeed human being were expounded on in wounding detail. Frankly, by the time its wife was eight months gone, Lost in Showbiz was so terrified of her that it wouldn't turn over the TV without getting written permission first.”

Ouch! Do my fellow bloggers relate?! Do you sometimes stress about fitting everything in, or are you a glorious oasis of organised calm?!?

Read the full piece here.

14 comments:

CherrySue said...

Hahaha, Em, I LOL'd so hard at this.

Genuinely, I've no notion how you fit it all in. I'll happily bate away at the keyboard in the evenings but that's because the lads are either out or doing their own thang upstairs. I dread to think what would happen should I add a bewildered hubby to the mix :D

Gorgeous pic of you both by the way (apart from yer man giving ye evils) ;) xx

fluff and fripperies said...

Ha Sue, yep, we were photo bombed! xo

Adele said...

Must check this feature out! It's harder to photograph outfits now with the dark nights, but other than that I try (try!) to be organised!!!!
Have a fab Tuesday Hun xoxo
http://www.intotheblonde.com/

Karen said...

It's a wonder Alan knows what you look like anymore you're such a busy bee! I don't know how you do it all! I try to be organised and there are weeks where I have my ten posts scheduled and ready to go and others where I fly by the seat of my pants and make them up as I go along!

I try to make use of the weekend mornings to take photos but life just gets in the way sometimes. We can only do what we can do!

Sam said...

This was a great read....I sometimes wonder if life gets in the way of blogging or blogging gets in the way of life!

Mira said...

Sometimes it´s just too much!!! Blogging is not easy and I wonder how some bloggers organize all that.
xo

glamDevils

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Brilliance!! I have no idea how I fit it all in. Family - I have two daughters, my home, work. It gets exhausting and some days I feel like packing it in, but I enjoy it too much :) But, I just try and keep organized as best I can, some days are easier than others though :) x

Bravoe Runway said...

Lol! Yes blogging has taken over my life. I bought an I pad 3 just so that I could comment during my commute without wasting time....

Kiss and Make-up said...

I can definitely relate! I think blogging will always cause a little stress. But as long as you love doing it... :-)

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Yes blogging can totally suck up so much time! I try to comment back as well. I have tried to edit my pictures a lot sooner now and write a few posts ahead of time. A blog schedule of posts has definitely helped me define what to write.

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Rosemary said...

No idea what you're talking about, I am an OASIS of calm ALL OF THE TIME

Anonymous said...

Ha ha That made me laugh out loud! I try not to take blogging too seriously as otherwise I'd end up being very very stressed

Eimear Mc Keown said...

I don't know how you do it, you're amazing! x

fluff and fripperies said...

Aw thank you Eimear! I think you'll always manage to find time for something you love xo