soliloquise – soliloquised –  soliloquising

 It’s the British spelling of the American “soliloquize”. It means according to Merriam Webster:
talk to oneself.
What a wonderful word, and what a wonderful title for a blog.

Historical examples from the Web for soliloquise:

  • There was a night-scene, in which I had to soliloquise, while rocking my child and singing it to sleep with some old ditty.

  • To please himself rather than his hostess,
    who he knew could not understand a word he spoke, he continued to soliloquise aloud.

    The North Pacific

    Willis Boyd Allen 
  • But we have no time to stay and admire or to soliloquise over scenery.

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer 
  • There she lingered, rather like the Ancient Mariner without a wedding-guest to whom she might soliloquise.

    Dodo Wonders

    E. F. Benson 
  • She treats it with absolute indifference, and begins to soliloquise, with a touch of scorn in her language.

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