Handy Advice on Grammar and English Usage

Always avoid all aimless alliteration. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. And don’t start a sentence with a conjunction. Parenthetical remarks are unnecessary (even when relevant). It’s wrong to ever split an infinitive. Contractions shouldn’t be used. Avoid ampersands & abbreviations, etc. Foreign phrases apropos of writing are not de rigueur. One should never... Read More--


I quit my job in pool maintenance because it was too draining

I started as a fishmonger but the work made me selfish. My next job was in an orange juice factory, but I got canned. I couldn’t concentrate. Then I worked as a lumberjack, but I just couldn’t hack it, so they gave me the axe. After that, I tried to be a tailor, but I wasn’t suited for it – it was a sew-sew job. Next, I tried working in a muffler factory, but that was too exhausting. I... Read More--


The Ballad of Howard Ford

http://www.destination-innovation.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/HowardFord_v3.3.mp4 Directed by Paul Sloane Produced by Roger Jeynes Featuring Paul Sloane, Howard Ford and Roger Jeynes Original Music for ‘Postman Pat’ by Bryan Daly ... Read More--