On Tuesday April 30th 2013 Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands steps down as head as the House of Orange.
And Posterous closes down.
One going voluntarily to ensure an smooth transition of power.
The other being closed by its new owners as part of a brutal and unjust conflict for supremacy in the social media market.
We discovered Posterous in 2010 by pure change, were instantly hooked by the effortless simplicity with which one could post and so Posterous became our platform of choice for all that amused or impressed us but for which (smow)blog was too big.
Over some three years and 229 posts Posterous continually reminded why we do this. Especially in those moments when (smow)blog posts were floundering in literary waters like some big drunk celtic whale.
Posterous was never the best visited site we ran. But was the most fun and we’ll miss it.
Just to spite those responsible for closing Posterous we’re moving all content that would have landed on Posterous to the (smow) Facebook page.
But by way of a goodbye, a few of our personal highlights from three years postering….