X is for – Xtra, Xtra – read all about it!

XThis is the newz according to Julz!

Readers of this blog may have noticed I have a campaigning streak – I’m not sure what you think about it, but its in my genes!

My other blog – julzcrafts.com – as well as being about crafts and all kinds of information that might be useful to knitters, quilters, spinners & weavers etc, is where I find that sometimes, I can’t help but get on my soap box about matters that matter!

I have used this last week of the A-Z challenge to do a review of these campaigns, and to remind people of the issues – if you’d like to see what I am talking about – please go and have a look!

The last two posts in this series will be posted on this blog, and I promise you, are totally frivolous – its been a hard slog to post something each day for a month and its time I had some jokes and stuff on these pages – smile!

are my/your comments stuck in spam?

help picI am re-blogging my own post from julzcrafts.com because, whilst my problem has not yet been fixed, I thought I might as well air this ‘grievance’ as widely as possible to stop others going thro’ the same misery…..

stop press:  its been fixed – only took about 36 hours, but i can communicate with my ‘fellow man’ again!

In the meantime

I have just seen this amazingly simple idea on http://aopinionatedman.com and I think I’ll see if it works here – will tell you about it in a bit! **************Right – I have just set up a new page – called your space where you can say what you like and promote yourself – within the normal boundaries of decency etc….go have a look!

julz crafts

ask for helpI have discovered in the last day or two that almost all the comments I have made on other people’s blogs have been stuck in the spam folder, and thus not viewed or put up on the sites I commented upon.

WordPress support have not been very helpful so far, so I am putting out a call to anyone and everyone who has a WordPress site to check your spam folder.  Yes, there is a lot of rubbish in there that deserves to never see the light of day – but please look and see if any of my comments are also stuck there – or your friends comments – due for imminent disposal!

I have checked with some of the sites I follow and who also took the blogging101 course with me, and they have found up to 5 of my comments in their spam folder – I really…

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