Stupid sayings

Now that Tony Abbott has gone from the leadership of the LNP, with his demise are we also going to see the death of stupid sayings? This blog post was written before Abbott was elected, but hey, we still elected him. 20 Quotes From Tony Abbott to Remind You Why He Shouldn’t Be Prime Minister I […]

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We all will be found in love

A passive voice is a human voice. As in the title of this article, which comes from a Deep Purple song called, “This Time Around.” It is from their album titled, “Come taste the band.” The full line in the song is, “So look around, we all will be found in love.” The comma represents […]

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You are probably right

Probably, one of the most used words in the English language today could be, probably. Forget about what the internet tells you, because it’s probably wrong. There’s a reason probably is probably used so much lately. It’s because no one is sure today. No one can be sure anymore, for fear of probably being wrong. Or […]

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Miriam Margolyes and slang

A few nights back on the Australian ABC program Q&A, the character actress and voice artist Miriam Margolyes said she thought that the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, was a “tit”. You can watch the episode here A “tit” in the British slang vernacular means an idiot or fool. I don’t know how this word came […]

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Online writing in 2015

Online writing in 2015 is not the same as it was in past years, at least not for me. After completing a Search Engine Marketing (SEM) course, the first article I wrote where I could apply all my new skills got to number two on Google. That’s No. 2. If you want your writing to […]

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Where have all the formats gone?

Atari 520 ST When I bought my first computer it was not long after my brain exploded. It was an Atari 520 ST. I traded a guitar in to buy it, which was in 1986, almost 30 years ago. It had no hard drive, there was no Internet, and I had only two programs, a […]

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What’s in a name?

“A Rob by any other name would smell as sweet” – Bob Robspeare Now you’re going to think I have too much time on my hands, not at all. Like most highly intelligent, creative people, I’m a little bit quirky. I tend to look at things from a unique perspective, and people like me are […]

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Job ads – can you figure them out?

“Store Manager role, be responsible for driving operational excellence” ” High levels of empowerment and responsibility with real ownership of store” “A major organisation is seeking a project manager for a business intelligence project for 6 months” You clearly understand all these job ads don’t you? You’d have no problems applying for these positions worded […]

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Enter the Dragon

I’ve discovered there is a strong disconnect in my brain between typing and talking. If you’re a fan of old movies as I am, you will have no doubt viewed a scene were a boss, (always a man, of course) is sitting back dictating something to a secretary, (always a woman, of course) and what […]

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Properly format your content – no matter what you write

Image courtesy of franky242 / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Indie, self, hybrid, or traditional publishing, whatever form of publishing you choose, and no matter what you are writing, if it’s in a digital format, 2014 is the year that mobile will overtake fixed internet access, so the format of your digital content is as important as the content […]

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