I try my hand at reviewing a book – Confessions of a Conjurer by Derren Brown. Although I’ll be honest, I’m mostly only interested in the language and writing aspects of the book.
And I'm thoroughly miffed about it. I'm not taking days off, mind. Speak to me on the phone and I'll be the same a ray of sunshine as always. But here, in the office/home, it's been a grim week. I just poured myself a glass of water and put it down next to the couch....
Is it a bit wrong that I quite enjoy working over the weekend? Workaholic? mpc
My CV writing is pretty on-point at the moment. Check out my new recommendation from the wonderful and inspiring Katrina Neal on my 'who I am' page.
And not just with work – Birthdays too. About 80% of the birthdays in my family fall within two months in late summer. Luckily, having a creative mind makes it much easier to think of gift ideas. mpc
Oasis Drinks recently produced the most facepalmable tweet of the summer. But their ‘refreshingly honest’ tone often works really well.
I'm working with the lovely folks at The Writer today. I can only imagine how hot it must be up there in the capital. At least I've got a nice sea breeze here. Oh and I've got a new blog up at Popup Weddings: Inspiration for your wedding speech – are you looking but...
A good portmanteau should be about substance, not style. Let’s have a quick run through some good and bad ones.
There's a letter going around on Twitter in which the philosopher A.C. Grayling talks about Brexit. I started reading it. Then I stopped reading it. Why? One word – nugatory. That's right. It just means 'useless'. I don't doubt the world's leading philosophers are...
And it's about time. It's been about a year since I updated my static pages on this site. It's so nice to look back at all the projects I've worked on in the last year. All the great people I've worked with. Good times, y'all. mpc