Matt Mullenweg, the founding developer of WordPress, in 2004 had an idea that, well why don’t I let him talk for himself:

I come across things all the time that I want to link so badly but I just don’t have the time to write an entry about. Now every interesting tidbit I come across is just a click of a favelet away from my readers. It’s liberating.

Read his full blog entry here, interesting stuff.

… I forget why I came across Matt’s Asides?

Ah! The K2 Theme has an option in its config opyions to enable ‘asides

Which will, I can feel it now, drag me off into Widget Land, it will I can feel it in me bones ; )