Wordcraft - Few crafts exceed the power of words.
Explore the wonder of words by readings strange ramblings on all kinds of interesting topics.
Everyone needs to learn a limerick
sooner or later, but good teachers are so rare
. Is your teen struggling with an essay or a short story? Grammar giving you grief? Need help putting a flyer together? Even if you're a good writer you might just want someone who's written and published before to give something a read. Some impartial advice in an educational lanscape full of failing schools
and inferior alternative options.
Are you addicted to semicolons?
Skill with words; crafty or clever use of words or speech, rhetoric.
Whatever your need, if it has to do with words then drop by the studio during regular store hours and we'll see what we can do for you.
Want To Hear A Good Joke?
It's worth a quick chuckle.
Whenever I'm in danger of being swept away by everything going on, I tell a joke. Here is one of my favourites that a client of mine told me years ago.
There is a man floating in a hot air balloon who has lost his way. Upon seeing another man walking through a field below, he lowers the balloon and yells down.
"Hey friend, where am I?"
The man looks up and then down and then back up.
"You appear to be in a hot air balloon floating a few meters above the ground in the middle of a field."
The man shakes his head and replies with frustration.
"You must be in I.T."
"Yes, how did you know?"
"Because everything you just said is technically correct but I can't do a damn thing with it!"
"Ha!" The man replies from below. "You must be in Management."
"Yes, but how…?"
"Because you don't know where you are or where you're going, you're no worse off for having met me… but now it's all my fault!"
Humour helps me keep things in perspective
. I hope it helps you, too.