I couldn’t be arsed… and other less-common English mistakes

Like all editors, I’m always on the lookout for common English mistakes. And I love when someone brings to my attention a mistake I haven’t heard before. My friend Mary is a teacher in primary (grade) school. Recently she overheard a pupil tell a teacher “I don’t want to do [this assignment].” The teacher replied, […]

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Brutalist web design: back to basics

Source: David Bryant Copeland, November 6, 2018, brutalist-web.design/ (Update 29 July 2019: The website UXbrutalist.com referred to below is dead. Meanwhile, here’s another excellent example of [extreme] digital brutalism: motherfuckingwebsite.com) Is web design getting out of hand? As web technology evolves, it’s easier and easier to introduce new web design elements to websites; all types […]

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And …. it’s published!

It’s finally finished, ready and published on your favorite Amazon website. I’m talking about MY NEW BOOK, Writing for Mobile – How to write gripping content for easy mobile reading. I’ll be promoting it more in the coming weeks… but feel free to check it out straight away!

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Branding with words

I feel compelled to post a wonderful piece of text I received today. Proof that words alone can express a brand identity perfectly, and build the brand perception in the few moments it takes to read them. It came to me in a newsletter from WeTransfer. There I was, thinking that WeTransfer was no more […]

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Best wishes for 2018!

To all the people I’ve worked with this year… thank you so much! The work has been interesting. You – my clients and business partners – have been great! I wish you all the best for 2018, personally and professionally.

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