It’s Been A While…

More than a while; it’s been an age.

File:Abandoned bus in San Pedro de Atacama (Unsplash).jpg

Like this bus, Quirkworthy has been sitting quietly on its own for a long time. This wasn’t so much a plan on my part as a lack of one, and it’s taken me a very long time to come up with a way forward that felt both robust and, well, right. Something that I can get enthused about once more. Something I hope you’ll be excited about too.

I’ve done a great deal of pondering about what I want to do with Quirkworthy over the last couple of years, and have come to some definite conclusions about what should and should not be included. My goal is something that I think is both more ambitious and more exciting than Quirkworthy was before, with what I consider the best bits intact, plus a slew of new cool stuff on top. This includes my new second favourite German word.

You’ll see.

It’s going to take some time to get everything into place, and it won’t happen all at once, so please excuse the mess while I work. We can talk while the place gets fixed up.

This week I’ll be posting a series of articles about what I intend to do with Quirkworthy, and why. Seems like the sensible place to start. Please feel free to comment.

For the moment, consider this place a bit of a building site, or maybe an old and rusting shell of a bus. It’s like we just walked back through the door, and there’s a lot of rubbish to clear out and bits to fix up. The windows are broken and the dust has blown in. Some kids were messing with a ouija board in the corner, so we’ll need to check for ghosts too. The whole place is plastered with posters that advertise tribute bands, travelling circuses, and haemorrhoid cream. They can all go in the bin.

It’s time to blow away the cobwebs from this rickety old jalopy. It’s time for a fresh start.


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20 Responses to It’s Been A While…

  1. Diggah says:

    Good to see you back buddy. We’re living in the local area again so give us a shout if you want a meet up and reminisce ^_^

  2. D'Ingineer says:

    Great to hear from you. My hobby has been on hold for the past couple of years. Keep on meaning to dust off my copy of God of War.

  3. Paul says:

    Welcome to Geordieland!

  4. Jared (Golden) Fulcher says:

    Welcome back! I’m excited to see what you have behind the curtain. 🙂

  5. Chris says:

    Glad you are back Jake

  6. John Laurie says:

    I look forward to your new content.

  7. davekay says:

    I was thinking about this blog just the other day! I figured you had moved on to other things, and it’s nice to see you have a plan – I look forward to the next few articles!

  8. To Jake, glad your doing ok and things moving foeards

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