What is a blog? It is a mini, personalised website. The difference between a regular website and a blog is that the owner posts articles – blog posts – regularly to let the public know what he/she is up to. Use it to display your interests, photos of family/friends or even promote your business.

I am are holding a two-day workshop – Welcome to the Blogosphere: Blogging for Beginners – at QUB, Belfast on Saturday 21 & 28 March. To book a place, phone the School of Education (Open Learning) on 028 9097 3539/3323 or email

On this practical workshop, you will create a blog (with and learn how to customise it with posts, photos, links and tools. You will also be given access to three months’ free technical support.

This workshop is for total beginners only. I promise – once you begin, you’ll be blogging into the wee small hours!