Welcome to the blog

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

It’s time to be unfashionable

Fashionable/unfashionable I love fashion. My blog was inspired by fashion, and it’s been a recurring theme in this blog, reflecting its significance in my life. I dress fashionably everyday, whether I’m working all day in my home office or out & about in the city....

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Fall 2020 wardrobe for the 2 Bs

The chill of fall is so exciting!When Béatrice & Bevelyn feel the chill of fall Their minds turn to “What will I wear to it all, All the quotidian tasks that earn my daily bread, To the special occasions that go to my head?” All the toing and froing that make life...

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Continuing our journey through the looking glass

Covid-19 abets our post-truth eraThe days inch by, turning into weeks, turning into months. We social distance in our homes, and governments—federal, provincial & municipal—issue prohibitions backed up by the scientific advice du jour. Their advice changes by the day,...

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Fashion through my ages: PART I – 1960s to 1980s

From an event to rapid change In the 1700s, textiles were costly, making a new court dress “an event for everyone; even the King’s birthday might not flush out more than ‘very little finery and many old clothes,’ as reported in 1729,” Nicola Shulman writes in “Leaping...

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