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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

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

The Academy and Marx

You can’t make this stuff up. Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, a prestigious university named for two of America’s wealthiest capitalists, is having a year-long celebration in honour of Karl Marx’s 200th birthday—a university that charges US$70,000/year in... read more

Failure to communicate

Dear Jen/National Post, You accuse Trump of being a “callow 14-year-old girl trapped in the body of a 70-year-old man” when he tweeted “Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me “old,” when I would NEVER call him “short and fat?”  I laughed out loud when I heard... read more