The immediate driver is that H800 W10 Activity 5 says “Please now spend some time writing your blog (whether you use the OU VLE or another tool):
I’ve used the OU blogg a bit, sometimes for relection, sometimes just as a workspace to ramble about an exercise then dump a precis into the forum. To be frank its a bit of a mess.
So, for me this is a chance to start afresh. My idea at the moment is to keep this going after the end of the course but I will probably mark it as private as soon as I can!