View from Oban Bothy

View from Oban Bothy

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Posting photos into Blogger using OLW

Clouds over Manchester Airport t’other night:

More clouds:

From Vierdaagse:

Method of posting photos from OLW into Blogger:

Ensure photos to be used are saved in Google Photos.

Create post using OLW as usual.

To paste photos into OLW:

Go to Google Photos

Click and open the photo to be used, then ‘Copy Image’

(It’s important that you actually open the image, don’t just click on it)

Copy & Paste the photo into OLW

Post to blogger when ready.

Job done

With grateful thanks to Dave Burdick in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Test post with photographs…maybe

This is a test to check out a method of posting photographs using OLW.
I’ve not been blogging recently, simply because of the amount of faffing needed to post with photographs – the apparent result of a spat between Google and the Open Live Writer team.

The situation is further complicated by the uncertainty of successful posting even without photographs, plus the total unhelpfulness (if that’s a real word) of the Google Blogger team – who declare that they’re working to improve the Blogger experience.

Yeah, whatever.

Last weekend’s ex-OMers meet:

Socially distanced music session. 24th June 2020

…with cake! Ed kindly offered the use of his back garden to sit and play music whilst maintaining a safe and sensible distance from one...