Outnumbered and surrounded

Posted by @ 7:54 pm on Sunday 7th December, 2008.
Categories: Blogroll

OK, I've given in. I've started using Google Reader.

Yes, I know that I said that I wouldn't, but the number of blogs that I follow has reached a level where visiting each one via a traditional blogroll link is getting too time-consuming. I'll still be blogrolling the sites that I follow, and I'll still visit each site when there's new stuff to see/read, so I'll only be using GR as a finder of new content. I still maintain that relying solely on GR is a way of missing out on the artistic content of a lot of fine blogs out there - some folk go to great lengths to make their spaces on the web into comfy places to spend a few minutes, rather than repositories for text and a few pics.

On the subject of blogroll links, I've added a fair few more to mine over the last couple of weeks - I'm convinced that this whole outdoors-blogging malarkey is snowballing. Recent additions include:

And of course there's the link to the social experimenter's "secret blog"...

Have a mooch around and see if there's anything that piques your interest.

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8 Responses to “Outnumbered and surrounded”

  1. Baz says:

    Umm. I tried RSS feeds in Thunderbird some years ago, but it was just messy to me, and so I joined the dark side. The benefit is that I can keep track of the piles of feeds from whereever I am, which is handy. Of course, Google now know my darkest secrets....

  2. I read a ton of blogs as I read all the OBS Supporter blogs and a few more besides. I've tried to get into using Google Reader and I just can't do it. I like visiting the individual sites.

    Thank you for flashing the OBS badge by the way. I've added you to the Supporting Blogroll and hopefully some of the other OBS bloggers will stop by.

  3. I came here from the OBS. I actually use my google reader daily. It just saves me so much more time.

  4. Marian says:

    Neat site BG...came over from Outdoor Bloggers Summit blog site...Welcome aboard! 🙂

  5. BG! says:

    Hey, thanks for those latest comments, folks. I'll try to behave, honestly!

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