NEVER let your friends tinker with your gadgets
Today, I was explaining the world of blogging to a friend of mine. It fell on deaf ears I have to say. She doesn’t read blogs, she doesn’t even FACEBOOK!
She is one of those ‘I’m not very interested in the internet’ type of people
Anyway, I showed her the inspiration for my posts. Well, the gadget that captures my inspirational thoughts, to be more accurate.
My little Sony dictaphone
It’s a neat little thing, nice and small, easy to operate and great for storing just about everything I would otherwise forget. I use it a lot, not just to blog, but to remind myself of things I need to do. I find I have of most of my ideas whilst driving – I do a lot of driving – and my dictaphone is always there, on the passenger seat, ready to capture my flash of inspiration or to record that I need to phone someone or something
Anyway, I showed her my little gadget and she was most impressed. I left her to fiddle with it for a moment – a MOMENT, that’s all. I was distracted. She handed it back and said it was an amazing little gadget and that was that…….
I’ve just gone to switch it on and retrieve my gems of wisdom
And they’ve all gone
She’s only gone and bloody well wiped the lot off!!!!!
Now, if I were a suspicious-minded person, I’d say she’s nicked my ideas and plans to take over the blog world
As it is, I think she accidentally pressed a button
And erased the lot
They were such BRILLIANT thoughts as well – and now the world will never know
Now I have to start ALL over again
I was just fiddling with my gadget and found all my ramblings. I forgot I had ‘folders’ on this bloody ridiculously COMPLICATED little thing!!