July 15, 2016

Don’t lose control

..so I’ve just read this article about a Chinese space station that the Chinese have actually lost control over (no, this is not a sci-fi horror […]
May 28, 2015
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The Brilliance of “Everyday” Hillary Clinton

As the U.S. 2016 election campaign cranks itself up, I’ve been watching aspects of it with interest. What has really fascinated me is Hillary Clinton’s claim to […]
February 1, 2015

Running with English

I’ve always loved running. It gives me a feeling of freedom and space, as well as time to clear my head and just drift away a […]
September 4, 2014

How to Get Results – without Offending

We’ve all dashed off those emails requesting action – from clients, colleagues, suppliers and so forth. Yet sometimes, these emails can backfire on us due to […]
December 16, 2013

Before pressing that “Send” button..

Writing an email, business proposal or even an in-house memo in English? Know your writing rules!! As we all know, once something has been “put out […]
August 8, 2013

Business Emails – The Informal Trap

How informal is too informal? When writing business emails, people often fall into the “informal trap”. Here’s an example: Hi John, How r things? Just wondering […]