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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Sunday, 30 October 2011

About Time I did this

This is actually the first new thing I have written on my blog in months. I write now mostly on triond and saquidoo, have actually managed to get my very first e-book out and generally feel that my writing life is making real progress, hopefully in the right direction. There are so many things to look at and write about that I sometimes stumble trying to decide what should come next, but that is the wonder of the writing life and I just love it.

Heart Stopping Happiness

Heart Stopping Happiness

Sex and The Thinking Man

Sex and The Thinking Man

Twisted Sibling

Twisted Sibling

Wonders of The Tree World

Wonders of The Tree World

Magical Macro Photo Art

Magical Macro Photo Art

Be Proud to be You

Be Proud to be You

Gateways

Gateways

Tell Tale Fingers

Tell Tale Fingers

Her Sex Secrets

Her Sex Secrets

Monday, 24 October 2011

Grim Tale

Grim Tale

Small World

Small World

The Magic Word

The Magic Word

Travelling Through Time

Travelling Through Time

Manufactured Biologocal Clones

Manufactured Biologocal Clones

Stunning Fantasy World of Kush

Stunning Fantasy World of Kush

Artful Skin

Artful Skin

Loving Means Having to Lie at Times

Loving Means Having to Lie at Times

The Calling

The Calling

Pandemic Possibilities?

Pandemic Possibilities?

Swell Sensation

Swell Sensation

New Old Masters by Ju Duoqi

New Old Masters by Ju Duoqi

Used Tire Sculptural Black Magic of Chakia Booker

Used Tire Sculptural Black Magic of Chakia Booker

THEY SHOULD HAVE DIED

THEY SHOULD HAVE DIED

Vladimir Kush and His Awesome Abstract Artistry

Vladimir Kush and His Awesome Abstract Artistry

Superb Spiders are Natural Master Engineers

Superb Spiders are Natural Master Engineers

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Giant Cover Up?

Giant Cover Up?

Caffeine Culture

Caffeine Culture

Yoga Can Boost Your Sex Life

Yoga Can Boost Your Sex Life

Stunning Sculptural Art of Kevin Francis Gray

Stunning Sculptural Art of Kevin Francis Gray

Drinking Roadkill

Drinking Roadkill

Lightning Luck

Lightning Luck

Astounding Art

Astounding Art

Wondrous Worms

Wondrous Worms

Creative Cotton Candy

Creative Cotton Candy

Cruel Chinese Public

Cruel Chinese Public

Splendid Spliff ART

Splendid Spliff ART

Think BIG

Think BIG

Is The Right Person Really Out There for You

Is The Right Person Really Out There for You

Coming in for Coffee

Coming in for Coffee

Persistant Sexual Arousal Syndrome

Persistant Sexual Arousal Syndrome

Urine, The Health Drink You Were Unaware of

Urine, The Health Drink You Were Unaware of

Human Bone Chapel of Sedlec Ossuary

Human Bone Chapel of Sedlec Ossuary

Rainbow Riot of Water Drops

Rainbow Riot of Water Drops

Wierd Sex Practices

Wierd Sex Practices

Brilliant Bodypainting

Brilliant Bodypainting

That One Moment in Time

That One Moment in Time

Truly Terrible Fearsome Fish

Truly Terrible Fearsome Fish

Monday, 17 October 2011

Giant Cover Up?

Giant Cover Up?

Slave No More

Slave No More

Boys and Boobs

Boys and Boobs

Miniature Sculpture World of The Amazing Anastassia Elias

Miniature Sculpture World of The Amazing Anastassia Elias

Cool Coconut OIL

Cool Coconut OIL

Are We All Asian After All

Are We All Asian After All

Micro Image Insect World of Tomas RAK

Micro Image Insect World of Tomas RAK

Magic Make Up ART

Magic Make Up ART

First Contact

First Contact

Stunning Butterfly Species

Stunning Butterfly Species

Stunning Butterfly Species

Stunning Butterfly Species

Unbelievable Uber Realism

Unbelievable Uber Realism

What an Honor

What an Honor

Brilliant Bodyscape Art

Brilliant Bodyscape Art

Cancerous Cell

Cancerous Cell

Wondrous Worms

Wondrous Worms

Glorious Glass by Dale Chilhuly

Glorious Glass by Dale Chilhuly

Heart Stopping Happiness

Heart Stopping Happiness

Billions of Earth Like Planets

Billions of Earth Like Planets

Your Eyes and Your Lies

Your Eyes and Your Lies

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Stinging Saddleback


Adolescent moths and butterflies, which we see as caterpillars are often found with protective stinging hairs and fibres, bodily features often containing venoms, transmitted to attackers by penetrating actions of the  hair/fibre tips

Even lightly brushing up against such animals can result in dermatitis, itching and great pain, attacks and stings causing discomfort according to the species of caterpillar involved, the saddleback especially nasty, one unfortunate victim describing pain much more savage than a wasp sting for almost 3 hours.

Small caterpillars like these are difficult to spot on forest floors or amongst leaves, so great care is needed when out in the woods. Though pain and itching caused requires prompt treatment, injuries are rarely serious, though anyone with allergy problems, should be extra vigilante.
Pressing sticky tape onto the affected area, before  ripping it off again to remove offending hairs or fibres is the best bet,  repeating this process several times. Ice-packs over the area help to further reduce burning and itching, as does the application of a water and baking soda paste.
Saddleback Caterpillars are reddish-brown in colour, only one inch long, fleshy, spiny  horns at each body end with shorter spiny horns on the sides, and that distinct green saddle-shaped  mid-section coloring, with the centralized brown or purple circle are common across the USA,
They mostly appear in late summer, eating various types of tree, including dogwood, oak, plum, apple, cherry and chestnut, the end spines having those urticating hairs, which secrete that irritating venom. Contact is always  very painful, leading to a rash commonly lasting for days as well as nausea and swelling, sensitive skinned individuals likely to have severe reactions.. Lovely as these creatures look, people friendly they certainly are not.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Fat Facts You Never Knew | Healthmad http://ping.fm/sOue8
Chilean Storm | Scienceray http://ping.fm/SO1gi
“Fabulous Fractals” | Scienceray http://ping.fm/fmJSb
Amber Wonder | Scienceray http://ping.fm/PEeUL
No Content Article Debate | Writinghood http://ping.fm/xYA5q
Electric Serbian | Socyberty http://ping.fm/QonJ6
Micro Image Insect World of Tomas RAK | Scienceray http://ping.fm/ENQ1I
Amber Wonder | Scienceray http://ping.fm/fXSfb

Amber Wonder | Scienceray

Amber Wonder | Scienceray

Medicine Lit Up by Laser Power | Scienceray

Medicine Lit Up by Laser Power | Scienceray

Electric Serbian | Socyberty

Electric Serbian | Socyberty

No Content Article Debate | Writinghood

No Content Article Debate | Writinghood

Micro Image Insect World of Tomas RAK | Scienceray

Micro Image Insect World of Tomas RAK | Scienceray

Sunday, 12 June 2011

UNBELIEVABLE | A Thing for Cars http://ping.fm/H1h7R
Cataclysmic Display | Scienceray http://ping.fm/sMOGp
Gruesome Goliath Insects | Scienceray http://ping.fm/IHRx1
Magic Make Up ART | BeyondJane http://ping.fm/GsoKy
“Gaping Gaga Boob” | Socyberty http://ping.fm/dkyVl
Chilean Storm | Scienceray http://ping.fm/AEYXb
“Fabulous Fractals” | Scienceray http://ping.fm/8bWlO
Madcap Marriage | Socyberty http://ping.fm/ODS2M
Drinking Roadkill | Quazen http://ping.fm/xOkBq
Toptrionder Sara Holt | Writinghood http://ping.fm/n1hel
Super Sexy Jayne Russell | Cinemaroll http://ping.fm/5d7hv
Unbelievable Uber Realism | Quazen http://ping.fm/z4WoZ
X Girls | BeyondJane http://ping.fm/DzDbs
Lightning Luck | Scienceray http://ping.fm/VKRBV
Bizarre Banana Art | Gomestic http://ping.fm/TsGat
Haunting Graffiti of Chernobyl 25 Years on | Socyberty http://ping.fm/T5eBS
Brilliant Bodyscape Art | Quazen http://ping.fm/DgUtX
Happy Honesty | Socyberty http://ping.fm/2N2GX
Amazing Tiny Art of Anton Tang | Quazen http://ping.fm/MVZME
Glorious Glass by Dale Chilhuly | Quazen http://ping.fm/vOdvQ
Awesome Apocalyptic Art | Quazen http://ping.fm/oyHIR
Arizona Based Egyptians | Socyberty http://ping.fm/vwHjy
Driving Green | Bizcovering http://ping.fm/AMccN
Heart Stopping Happiness | BeyondJane http://ping.fm/9JelU
The Beauty That Only X Ray Can Reveal | BeyondJane http://ping.fm/kjYgT
John Pugh The Master of Deceptive Art | Quazen http://ping.fm/DUBNi
Glorious Chaotic Trash Art of Kris Kuksi | Quazen http://ping.fm/R6rhO
Castoff Clothing Genius of Guerra De La Paz | Quazen http://ping.fm/0ANNf

Breathtaking Book Portraits by Alex Queral | Quazen

Breathtaking Book Portraits by Alex Queral | Quazen

Unique 36dd Breast-brush Artistry of Kira Ayn Varszegi | Quazen

Unique 36dd Breast-brush Artistry of Kira Ayn Varszegi | Quazen

Gruesome But Glorious Blood Art | Quazen

Gruesome But Glorious Blood Art | Quazen

Thursday, 26 May 2011

UNBELIEVABLE | A Thing for Cars

UNBELIEVABLE | A Thing for Cars

Relevant Size | Scienceray

Relevant Size | Scienceray

Toptrionder Sara Holt | Writinghood

Toptrionder Sara Holt | Writinghood

Drinking Roadkill | Quazen

Drinking Roadkill | Quazen

Super Sexy Jayne Russell | Cinemaroll

Super Sexy Jayne Russell | Cinemaroll

Unbelievable Uber Realism | Quazen

Unbelievable Uber Realism | Quazen

Horrific Hindenberg Disaster 75 Years on | Socyberty

Horrific Hindenberg Disaster 75 Years on | Socyberty

Lightning Luck | Scienceray

Lightning Luck | Scienceray

Freshwater Jaws | Computersight

Freshwater Jaws | Computersight

Awesome Edible Art | Quazen

Awesome Edible Art | Quazen

Brilliant Buelteman Images | Authspot

Brilliant Buelteman Images | Authspot

Brilliant Bodyscape Art | Quazen

Brilliant Bodyscape Art | Quazen

Awesome Landscapes Made From Food | Quazen

Awesome Landscapes Made From Food | Quazen

Amazing Tiny Art of Anton Tang | Quazen

Amazing Tiny Art of Anton Tang | Quazen

Glorious Glass by Dale Chilhuly | Quazen

Glorious Glass by Dale Chilhuly | Quazen

Stunning Square Kilometer Array | Scienceray

Stunning Square Kilometer Array | Scienceray

Terrifying Tragic Tsunamis | Scienceray

Terrifying Tragic Tsunamis | Scienceray

Arizona Based Egyptians | Socyberty

Arizona Based Egyptians | Socyberty

Driving Green | Bizcovering

Driving Green | Bizcovering

Heart Stopping Happiness | BeyondJane

Heart Stopping Happiness | BeyondJane

Ghoulish Ghost Ships | Socyberty

Ghoulish Ghost Ships | Socyberty

Splendid Spliff ART | Quazen

Splendid Spliff ART | Quazen

Iconic Elizabeth Taylor | Socyberty

Iconic Elizabeth Taylor | Socyberty

Buried Mountains of Antarctica | Trifter

Buried Mountains of Antarctica | Trifter

Billions of Earth Like Planets | Scienceray

Billions of Earth Like Planets | Scienceray

Brilliant Butterfly Eggs | Scienceray

Brilliant Butterfly Eggs | Scienceray

Wondrous Wecome Award Winning Images 2011 | Scienceray

Wondrous Wecome Award Winning Images 2011 | Scienceray

Scariest Places on Earth to Touch Down | Scienceray

Scariest Places on Earth to Touch Down | Scienceray

Stunning Liquid Drop Art by Corrie White | Quazen

Stunning Liquid Drop Art by Corrie White | Quazen

Touching You in Dreams | Authspot

Touching You in Dreams | Authspot

Erotic Telepathy | Socyberty

Erotic Telepathy | Socyberty

Dying by Degrees | Authspot

Dying by Degrees | Authspot

Space Age Medicine | Scienceray

Space Age Medicine | Scienceray

Stunning Red Eyed Tree Frogs | Scienceray

Stunning Red Eyed Tree Frogs | Scienceray

Sunday, 17 April 2011

Good day for gardening

I am feeling pretty frustrated today, because I went on google sites, looking to try creating a website for myself because they are free, but my almost total computer idiocy means that this supposedly user-friendly website builder from google is really doing my head in. I think I made a decent start on it, but others may need to take a look and let me know what they think/ The idea is that google search engines might find my writings more easily on my own site, but being so uneducated about computer and website use, I may well be wrong. The URL for this fledging failure is https://sites.google.com/site/tonyleatherwritings/

Please do look and tell me how bad it is, as well as offering some advice, perhaps, on how to make it better. Been so busy fiddling around with this hopeless venture that I have not managed to post any new work today. Still, I have time on my hands, so maybe I should leave it alone for now and get back to actually writing something. Let you all know how things develop.

Friday, 15 April 2011

Frustration rife today.

There are some days when you want to pull your hair out, if you have any that is, because the writing muse has disappeared without trace, and no matter what you do, it will not respond to your silent entreaties for inspiration. I suppose that, logically speaking, you need to take a break from the writing life for a day or two, but when you are used to creating something new on a daily basis, it seems quite hard to swallow.  I have twitter and facebook pages, but have just signed up to a twitter rival. Check it out, you might like it -  http://www.adzly.com/r/69855 - I am hoping that I get past this temporary writers block and get back to what I love best. 

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

New things to look at, and new links to follow

OK everyone.
I am now in pursuit of ever more views and followers, and I would like to recommend a few sites you might find of interest for getting your own posts out to a wider audience. All are well worth visiting

www.socialmonkee.com/index.php?af=3945. 
this is a way to get loads more views, but you need to be reasonably computer literate to understand how it works. Based on RSS feeds and very effective.
The following are my referral links for several other sites where you can post your writing all at the same time.




Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Things very different now

It has been a long time since I posted on my blog here, something I need to correct. I now have well over 600 posts on triond, no longer write for environmentalgraffiti, urbantitan or green-buzz, but I do now post on wikinut, bukisa, shetoldme, facebook, digg and twitter, so things are looking very different these days. I will be trying to put more effort into the blog from now on, but if you fancy seeing my work elsewhere, try http://www.wikinut.com/arss~ughfl/tony-leather/rss.xml

Will be writing more soon.

Friday, 11 February 2011

Triond going very well

Hello again.
Well I now have 334 posts on triond, and am making around 40 cents a day, which is not much, admittedly, but far more than many other trionders manage.  There is no word at all about what is going on with environmentalgraffiti. After they halved the per views payments, everything about the site seemed to slow right down, in terms of submissions to it, so I have no idea what is going on there, Still averaging 400 views a day on there, so I can hardly complain, but still. Anyway, just wanted to keep you updated. Will be posting again in a day or two.

Monday, 7 February 2011

progress

I have submitted several good posts the last few days on triond, but I am still struggling weith getting enough hits, which I will need if I want to earn any money. Environmentalgraffiti looks to be on a downward slope, which really is unfortunate, but then we are in tough times for everyone. I do feel that I am making real progress on triond now, and want to really push hard toget myself properly noticed, so I need to try even harder.

Friday, 4 February 2011

Anybody know what's happening?

I was mortified today when I got a payment from environmentalgraffiti that was only half of what I expected it to be. Turns out that they have slashed the pay per views by 50% overnight, so they must be having a lean time of it. Be a shame if the site folds, because it has been very good for me, though nowhere near as good as others. Am making real progress on triond now, but still need to get the viewing figures pushed upwards to at least 30k a month, if I want to earn any money!! Anyhow, for now the earning seems less important than the getting established, and I seem to be doing OK on that front. Will have more soon.

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

February staring on a good note.

It seems like my joining grabbedarticles.com has had a positive effect on my view stats at environmentalgraffiti.com  -  they appear to be going up, not rapidly but steadily so far, so perhaps there really is a good point to being part of it.  I also signed up to the bansy revolution, which the founders also feel will have a good weffect on viewing stats for those who take part.  Things are going really well with both greenbuzz and triond, lots of positive comments and views, so I appear to be doing something right, at least. I will keep trying to improve, keep posting content, and keep hoping that viewers find it interesting enough to want to view other thgings that I have done. There will be something in there for most every taste, I promise!

Monday, 31 January 2011

What a great January that was.

I had a super month, getting well into writing for triond and beginning to develop some friendships with other writers that I found really useful. I sent a few links in, as well, to grabbedarticles.com, which is good because it seems to be helping push up my views on environmentalgraffiti.com, and could prove really good in due course.  I am starting to get well into this blogging thing, and would really be chuffed to get some feedback from others. Cheers.

Friday, 28 January 2011

New site with good possibilities

Hey troops.
Just signed up to a new site  where the members need to be triond contributors, ideally, in which the mmembers can post links to articles of thier own, from other sites, without infringing copyright, and hopefully thereby increase the amount of traffic that thier work gets.  The site is run by MPA, triond writer, at http://www.grabbedarticles.com/  and I think shows a lot of promise, so if you do write for triond, get in touch with him and asak about it. Things going well for me, generally, at the moment. Never seem to have any spare time, but at least I never get bored.    

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Certain amount of confusion.

Still not certain how to go about this affiliates business, but there seems to ba an increasing interest in mt triond postings.  I had an intriguing message from another triond member about possibly getting into yet another writing endeevour, but I had to set up seperate g-mail account and blog for it, so I need to think hard about it. Generally things seem to be moving along quite nicely.

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

What happened to my views?

Triond was down for quite a while today as far as viewing stats was concerned, so I cannever know what the rtue figures for today were, but I suspect that fewer people visited thn in the last few days. What I need to do to attract more readers is still a puzzle to me, but I intend to keep working at it.  Would really appreciate more comments as well.

Going great guns

I really do wonder some days why I put so much effort in to this writing lark, because it often seems that nowhere near enough people pay attention.  I want to hear comments from readers about everything I write, be it praise or put-down, because the only way it can improve if I get to hear what is wrong with it. I have made some big adjustments to my blog page, and hope to be getting much more traffic in future. I have 200 posts on triond now, and fel that I am finally getting somewhere.

Monday, 24 January 2011

Progress being made on triond

Well I now have well over 200 articles published on triond, and it seems odd that the syuff which attracts most comment is thje poetry, though I never thought it my strong suit. Also picling up plenty of fans and friends, so i have to say that I really like the site, even if the earnings are not going to be there in the beginning. You need to be attracting 40K+ hits a month to be in the money, and getting to that level is sure to take time. till, I am enjoying a lot, and surely that is the main thing?

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Celebrations

I have now cracked the 1,000 views mark on triond, and am close to 200 posts, so I feel quite pleased with myself.  What I do not understand is why this google adsense thing is still showing zero earnings. Does anyone make any money with these things?  Am starting to see that mre activity on blogs is a good thing, so iuntend to do much more of it. Nothing more for today. Cheers.

Friday, 21 January 2011

Increased submissions means increasing traffic?

I just signed up to sidetick social networking site, in hopes of promoting myself online even more. It strikes me that if I do not do this, no one else will, sdo I feel I have to push as hard as I can.  That does not mean that I fail to keep right on researching and submitting new content to the sites that feature my work, because the more there is to be seen, the more people, hopefully, will want to view it.  Still wanting comment from readers? Thanks.

Thursday, 20 January 2011

looking at the options

Hello everyone.
Been doing some more trawling today. Not sure wether I am making a success of my online writing efforts or not. I know thatt having loads of stuff out there for people to read is an achievement in itself, but feedback from readers is so important, and I do not get anywhere near as much as I would like.  All the comments appearing on greenbuzz just now are about things I have written, so I feel quite chuffed about that.  This web writinfg is getting to be almost like an occupation. Wish the money I make reflected that! Still, big trees from little acorns.....etc.

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

How do you guys get more traffic?

I get an average 3to400 views a day on EG articles, and even managed over 80K viewsfor one, but my stuff has been on there for 9 months now. Only started on triond in mid December, and though I already have nearly 200 posts on there, I only mage between 30 to 80 views a day.  Blogging is supposedly a good way to spark more interest, but what I want to know is how? It seems the attention span of the average web surfer is a maximum five minutes, so if you don't catch right away, you're probably buggered.  The things that prick interestr most are apparently either bizarre, wierd, or taking the mickey, but how you achieve the right mind set for such posts is still a mystery to me.  Still, I am enjoying what I'm doing, and that, surely, is the most important thing?

Plenty more to look at now

Hey guys.
I have now posted nearly 200 items onto my triond pages, and there is plenty to look at. I put a piece of descriptive prose on there, called 'the assignation', and I would really like some feedback on it.  Not really got into blogging yet, but I will do my best to keep it interesting. Let me know if theres anything you want to say.

Saturday, 15 January 2011

New writing

Have been away for a while, but now have loads of writing posted on environmental graffiti.com, urbantitan.com,greenbuzz.com and triond.com. Plenty of interesting topics to choose from, so do check some of them out!  Comments about my writing are very welcome, so feel free to e-mail me if you want to.