tigtog

tigtog

tigtog (aka Viv) is the founder of this blog. She lives in Sydney, Australia: husband, 2 kids, cat, house, garden, just enough wine-racks and (sigh) far too few bookshelves.

tigtog began this blog in 2005. Most folk call her Viv – tigtog is a childhood nickname with a family story of the sort that bores non-family rigid. Viv is content to be a curmudgeon and aspires to a gleefully cantankerous cronehood.


Viv elsewhere on the web

Viv is the founder of Finally, a Feminism 101 Blog, the editor of Gagging For It (Oz Comedy News) and also blogged as tigtog at Oz politics group blog Larvatus Prodeo from 2006 until May 2012,  and keeps on meaning to post about sports at Sidelined, but hardly ever finds the time in between webwrangling and humourless feminism. Viv generally just blogs extensively.


(cut straight to Just the Blogging)

Viv does webwrangling for hire: website design/customisation, SEO, information architecture, technical writing, proofreading – clear, simple communication online » more


Social Network
Viv Smythe's Facebook profile
Come play Scrabble with me!

Photography

tigitogs. Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr


Just the Blogging

tigtog began blogging in September 2005 at the original Hoyden-About-Town. She was assimilated by the collective (especially TEH LP FEMINIST HIVEMIND) at Mark Bahnisch’s big purple blog Larvatus Prodeo in May 2006 [tigtog's LP posts archive], and moved to this revamped hoyden-space in August 2006. Later in 2006 tigtog joined a group sports blog, Sidelined, (and has made all of one post so far). In March 2007, tigtog revitalised a moribund effort from early 2006, the Finally, a Feminism 101 Blog, to which her posting record has been rather better.


Photos of gallivanting hoydens on this blog are here for inspirational purposes only – there are no pictures of me on the sidebar. (The hoydens were originally all Emma Peel all the time, but I’ve branched out)

As I burbled on the original tigtogblog:

Diana Riggs on the Avengers setYes, that’s not me. That’s Emma Peel as portrayed by Diana Rigg: the ultimate hoyden about town, foiling diabolical masterminds with nary a drop of bubbly spilt and a cheeky glint in her eye.

tigtog once had more in common with Mrs Peel than merely rarely spilling wine, but of late has become somewhat rusticated, and now risks forgetting the meaning of the word soiree entirely.

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2 responses to “tigtog”

  1. Episode Eighty-Eight – On Codes Of Conduct Part II – Sexism, Skepticism And Civility Online | Token Skeptic

    [...] – Australian writer, webwrangler, blogger – creator of Hoyden About Town and the Finally A Feminism 101 Blog [...]

  2. Token SkeptiXX Interview – TigTog Of Hoyden About Town And Finally A Feminism 101 Blog « We Are SkeptiXX

    [...] my last interview in the three-part series, I spoke to TigTog, aka Viv Smythe. She’s an Australian writer, a web wrangler, creator of the immensely popular Hoyden About [...]

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