"It is just an accident that determines whether an artist becomes musician, painter or writer. All art is based on a desire to communicate, a love of beauty, a need to create order out of disorder." Patricia Highsmith Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction
I’m currently writing “Online Meetings that Rock”. As always, the project started as a “oh, that sounds like it could be useful to people, and there doesn’t seem to be many books on the subject”. While online meetings do appear as a chapter in most books on virtual leadership, or leading remote teams, most of…… Continue reading Writing about Online Meetings
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I’m only on chapter 4, but I am already coming across some interesting quotes in Ian McEwan’s “Nutshell”, that I’d like to share with you. The story is told in first person by, get ready, the foetus in a woman’s body, about to come into the world. The novel is a combination of domestic story…… Continue reading Currently reading ‘Nutshell’ by Ian McEwan
Today was an ordinary day, but more like the kind of ordinary day I used to have months ago. Things have gone quite quiet in the voice over front recently, and most of my jobs and meetings have taken place online. So today was a little bit different, and a little bit familiar, strangely enough.…… Continue reading An Ordinary Day
This post is part of the Londres.London series. After living near six different underground stations in London, I’ve got to know the underground pretty well. If you ask me about changing tubes in any Central London station, I’m bound to be able to give you the quickest route or tell you where in the train…… Continue reading Londres.London: Changing Tubes at Green Park.
A cobra in Ravenscourt Park was feeling a bit sad and lonely. All she saw was green. All she felt was grass. The silence was driving her crazy. She curled herself around one of the legs of a bench. She dived into a litter bin to see if anyone was inside. She stretched her neck…… Continue reading A Cobra in Ravenscourt Park (beginnings…)