“Eat Pray Love” by Elizabeth GilbertÂ is a ….Â well, I am confused here.
Is this an autobiography ? not really, author does speak about her life, but this is not just about that. Is it about amazing food in Italy, Yoga of India, and Love in Bali ? Yes, in that way, you may call it a guide to good food in Italy, or your first book of Yoga, or even a guide to life ( or finding balance in life ) love in Bali.
But Elizabeth was travelling for an year, to Italy, India and then Bali … so isn’t this a travelogue ? Possible.Â You better read and decide !
I picked up this one because of a Ted video of the author. The talk was really really good ; content, and the language. I was enjoying her talk, and I thought I might enjoy the book too, after all, the book says ” 5 million copies sold worldwide” on the cover. I must admit that the language and style was far better than I expected, but may be because of the huge load of expectations IÂ had, the book did not perform the way I expected.
May be people who can relate to the situations mentioned in book may like it better.Â ( and yea that’s why I loved the second part of the book, where the author is in search of God, in an Ashram in India. ).
You guys know that I have kept my eyes open 24/7 for Android on Netbook news ? Well, now you know, and here is something for your eyes too, a video of an unknown netbook running netbook. It’s not doing anything big yet , but this is a proof that the stuff really works !!
Be sure to drop a comment if you find some interesting news about Android Netbooks.
I should say thanks to Google Reader, for all the work that it does for me. I know this is not “Thanks Giving Day”, but I can’t wait for next “Thanks Giving Day”.
How will I track those 200+ blogs, forums, anything and everything with RSS feed on it, if Google Reader was not there ? ( I know some of you use other feed readers and not google reader, say thanks to your rss reader, whatever it is .. OK? ).
First of, I am notÂ a writer to call this a “writers block”, so let us call this “blogger’s block”, ok ?
It’s been a while since I updated my blogs. I keep the “Add New Post” page open for a long time waiting for some thought to come in to my mind ( or to my fingers, if not mind ), but I sit there, and nothing happens. I read those inspiring blogs again and again …. things that can usually make me write something .. ( there are a few blogs where I spend hours, or visit 25 times a day, I will tell you later ) but no … nothing happens ..Â Is this what you call Bloggers’ Block ?
Is the current wordpress dashboard design perfect ? Except the widget management page, it’s awesome, that’s what I think …do you agree with me ?
The problem with the current widget management page is this : Suppose your theme has two sidebars/widget areas, and you want to move your text widget from first to the second sidebar. You will remove it from the first sidebar, save changes, select second sidebar from the drop down menu, click “show”, then add the widget to the second sidebar … but wait, already spent a lot of time “clicking” and now, do you have the content of the text widget ? NO !! You should copy the content somewhere before you remove it from the first sidebar ….. you are lost ..
…. Not any more .. here is the new widgets panel, that’s going to be ready with WordPress 2.8, the next release. Have a look, and you will understand how it solves all these issues. For those who are curious if wordpress.com users will get this feature, the answer is a BIG YES ! You may get this even before self hosted wordpress blog users, just wait n watch!! ( Click on the image to enlarge. )
Wordpress 2.8 new widgets panel
PS: Please note that this version of wordpress, 2.8 that is, under development, and there may be changes to this feature when it’s released.
Even if you are not an expert in SEO and stuff like that, there are things that you can do easily, even with your free wordpress.com blog. I am not an SEO geek either. I only have basic knowledge of these things, but still certain things are possible because it’s very easy.
This blog post will help you find the XML sitemap of your wordpress.com blog, and add it to Google using Webmasters Tools, a free service offered by Google. This is going to take 15 minutes of your time.
It all started when I saw my search engine stats going up, nearly doubling, this week. I am not sure if this flow is going to continue, but I was happy when I saw that first time. I did not do anything special about this, and that made it more sweet.
Increase in hits inspired me, and I checked my stats on Google Analytics from the very first day of this new blog, and found that more than 75% of visits are from Search Engines. I do not know anything about SEO other than its meaning but still I decided to see if there was something that I can do.