Sometimes the daily prompt sparks an immediate reaction. Not so today’s.
We all know how to do something well — write a post that teaches readers how to do something you know and/or love to do.
Photographers, artists, poets: show us TEACHING.
Without wishing to boast, there are so many things I enjoy doing that I am rather spoilt for choice.
It would be difficult to teach you how to solve a cryptic crossword. I have solved one since lunch. (The daily prompt arrives at 1pm here in the UK.) The information is available on-line already. There is a well-known puzzle publisher with a website.
If you blog, I don’t suppose you need any instruction on using a word-processing program such as Word or the box on WordPress, where you can type directly (and risk losing your information, in the event of a power cut or other unexpected fault). I do have some particular hints and tips learned from experience, but I don’t believe in spoon-feeding people!
I could give you some hints and tips for helping the environment, but I’ve already done that.
I could direct you to a post I have read today about standards for posting to social media.
I could give you some knowhow for sewing and knitting.
Or I could tell you the story about the person people make jokes about. He went for a job interview. He was asked whether he knew his 9 times table.
Oh, yes, he replied and he wrote a column of numbers downwards:-
Then he started at the bottom and wrote another column upwards starting 0,1, etc:-
So he had
So now you have a neat way of constructing the 9 times table.
Have you seen this done before? Does it help you recognise whether a number is divisible by nine?