Archive for February, 2012

Stories of loss

“Alas! – a great tragedy! Oh woe is me! My favourite breakfast cereal is no longer being made – and that’s the very end of the very last box… what on earth will I do now? How dare they do this to me?” Few people enjoy having any form of change thrust upon them from […]

February 23rd, 2012 by Zahmoo
Filed in: For Business, For Community, For Family
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Tags, comments and links

Continuing the theme of linking between posts in Zahmoo, two other ways to create inter-story links: with tags, and with comments. A really simple way to create implicit links between stories is to use the same tags. You can then include the tags in a search, as selected on the form on the search-page; or, […]

February 16th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Linking between stories in Zahmoo

One of the best ways to add value to your story-bank is to create links between stories. Links are a type of metadata: “this goes with that”, rather than a story in its own right. Sometimes, though, another kind of story arises from patterns and trends that we can see from the connections – and […]

February 13th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Things and stories

That old clock at my mother’s house sits up there on the kitchen wall, between the cupboard and the stair-rise. Its quiet yet insistent twice-a-second tick – one-a-two-a-three-a-four-a – is oddly calming even on a busy day. It’s been in the family for many generations now, ever since it was made. I’d always thought it […]

February 2nd, 2012 by Zahmoo
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