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8 November 2021

I’ve not been taking the best care of myself lately. I’m pretty sure this phase hits most of us after we transition into being ‘grown ups’.   Sending voice notes to Oxford last night (because […]

27 October 2021

Writing is a process. There are lots of stages involved. The birth of an idea, scribbled notes, fully formed sentences and then the final product. And then comes the proofreading. That all important final stage. […]

9 September 2021

Every sense hints at change; leaves tinged with yellow, the first smoky scents of coal fires wafting in the air, dewy cobwebs shawling the garden path. September is the month of firsts…the first time you […]

10 July 2021

Well, the truth is, it’s a tricky question to answer. A quick Google will provide you with a plethora of wannabe Shakespeares, quill in hand and raring to write for remuneration. Cost, and quality, can […]

22 June 2021

The trouble with English Here’s the thing about the English language: it’s a minefield. And it rarely makes sense. Think about it…dough, rough, though and through don’t rhyme even though they look like they should. […]

30 April 2021

‘Should’, or ‘need to’? I deliberated over which expression to use in this title for a while. Both convey the same information, but the semantics working behind the scenes change the whole tone and approach […]

4 March 2021

However, if you’re one of the 31% of adults who don’t read in their free time, or one of the 46% of 16-24 year olds who don’t read, the answer becomes less clear. Perhaps the […]

4 February 2021

Language R-evolution Language is not an immovable boulder, set rigidly in its ways. Instead it is a rolling snowball, constantly evolving and growing with new vocabulary every year. In the last 1,000 years, we have […]

14 January 2021

Skeleton crews staff offices and shop fronts remain dark, as we gather round the glow of our laptops. Instead of festooning our windows with visual merchandising, we turn to Facebook ads to attract new customers. […]

28 December 2020

It usually begins on December 27th, although it’s been known to hit as early as Boxing Day. The Celebrations tub is down to the Bountys and Snickers (don’t be fooled by that glint of gold […]

20 October 2020

Fast forward a few decades, drop the first syllable, and blogs have become one of the most effective methods of building brand awareness for your business. Why? Well, there are a number of reasons. Firstly, […]