Several people have been exceptionally kind and complimentary in many of my “shop-talk” posts. A colleague with several decades of experience as a trial lawyer recently suggested that I could teach a writing class. Incidentally, it was the words of a late Manitoba Judge who explained that in speaking to people you might be able […]
A night at the opera. For many this would be a great pleasure. For myself it would be the equivalent of a dental drill in my skull minus the anesthetic. One day I will go and attend one live just because my other half enjoys it. There is something so painful about hearing those […]
Delete it. As the Cambridge Analytica story continues to unfold, the movement to delete Facebook accounts is growing. Facebook still has all the data of previous users. So the risk of a privacy breach is still a live issue. By deleting your account, you take a step forward in favour of your privacy. Mark Zuckerberg […]
Vocalist Rob Halford still can soar. It is remarkable that someone with his longevity can still reach a significant top range as a singer. When guitarist K.K. Downing left the band in 2011, I had difficulty with the idea of the group continuing on without him. Given that Glenn Tipton was continuing at the time, […]
Just don’t give up.
You want to sound like you are speaking. You want to write as if you are speaking directly to the reader in front of you. Words organized properly on the page and screen are meant to be read aloud if one so chooses. The editing process offers the challenge of hearing how those words sound […]
To all animal rescue shelters and organizations. I write to you with a message of common sense. A request for reason and common sense to come through. Raising funds for what you do is no easy task. There is little doubt that everyone involved is doing all they can. You deserve thanks for the hard […]