Nine Days’ Wonder

Idiom. We all use it but do we know where it comes from? It means: something that becomes boring after nine days. Or ceases to be a wonder, due to other events that take precedence. Some believe it was William Kemp, a Tudor actor who morris-danced his way from London to Norwich, supposedly in nine … Continue reading Nine Days’ Wonder

What Makes a Sentence?

An excellent question! I'm talking grammatically rather than judicially. In fact, 'an excellent question' isn't really a sentence, if you follow the basic rules. The Simple Rules for Sentences: Every sentence must have a subject. Every sentence must have an object. Every sentence must have a verb. (There are more rules, by the way. Such … Continue reading What Makes a Sentence?

The Right Book Company

I have just done a transcript edit for The Right Book Company, and The Right Book Project. Very proud to be associated with such a fabulous team, who are extremely passionate about using books to promote your business and your creditability. I found it a fascinating listen, and would urge all you businesses out there to … Continue reading The Right Book Company