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Let’s talk. And as the walrus says, about everything and anything as our fancy takes us—style for every day, the art and satisfaction of running a comfortable and welcoming home, the joy and work of entertaining at home, politics from a centre-right perspective…

…and even about what I do for a living: writing & rewriting, editing & proofreading technical documents, website text, promotional materials, novels and memoirs. In short, when getting the words right matters, Editor’s Ink is there to help.

“ ‘The time has come,’ the Walrus said,
To talk of many things:
Of shoes—and ships—and sealing wax―
Of cabbages—and kings―
And why the sea is boiling hot―
And whether pigs have wings.’ ”
The Walrus and the Carpenter by Lewis Carroll

Climate-change orthodoxy

  The Paris Accord Oren Cass in a Manhattan Institute report exposed the utter vacuity of the Paris Climate Agreement: It is an accord made up of pieces of paper—one from each signatory country—stapled together to promise NOTHING. China said it would reach peak... read more

A tale of two cities – September 2016

In this endless winter of 2017-18, the memory of summer heat on our trip to Europe in the fall of 2016 warms me as I watch the snow fall outside my window. So I recall our journey, to honour our war dead and to visit favourite cities. First, a plane, then a train The... read more

Another tedious novel

Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak I read the review in TLS—a magazine that, while dominated by lefties as all literary, academic and cultural outlets are today, publishes some detailed and thought-provoking reviews not drowning in the progressive point of view—so... read more