Thank you Marie for leading me to this.
« Indeed, most of the personal blogs I once followed have vanished, or haven’t been updated in months or years. The blogroll in my sidebar reads like an honour roll of war dead. But I keep on blogging because, compared to tweeting for thousands of followers or posting to hundreds of Facebook friends, the single-digit pageviews my blog now attracts are a paradoxically private way to express myself. (…)
We all want to feel we’re being creative, declaring that we exist and our thoughts and feelings matter. Some might say it in a Snapchat. I’ll keep bashing the keyboard to update my lonely, uncool blog. »
(Mel Campbell, The Guardian, 2014)