Phil Gyford’s website

My London Life - Saturday, August 12, 2006

“[I] find myself, for instance, if I’ve posted something about work (rehearsals, say) not referring to it to the people I’m working with. Why?”

I’m much the same - it’s almost as if I don’t want them to find I’ve been writing about them. Even though, like you, I only write what I’d say to someone’s face (having learned from previous painful mistakes). It somehow feels as if I’m talking behind peoples’ backs, albeit without saying anything bad. It still feels slightly rude of me.

I also feel slightly embarrassed to admit to acting friends that I have a “blog”. While it’s the norm among my many geeky friends it still feels too nerdy to openly acknowledge to non-geeks, as if it’s an admission of having no better way to spend my time than writing about my life (or tiny sanitised fragments of it) in public.

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Friday 24 October 2008, 5:36pm

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  • 9:01pm: Finally getting round to watching 'Arrested Development'. Very, very good.
  • 5:23pm: Half-way through revisiting every comment I've made on other websites since July 2004 (280 of them).
  • 1:46pm: Quite annoyed at self for vague reasons.