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

Common Sense

When I first started my blog in February 2016, I thought it might be interesting to write about what were the habits of daily life for my generation, and are now rather exotic for younger folk. Such as how to: clean the house and even wash the windows cook a simple...

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Joyous Israel

I did it! My trip of a lifetime to Israel came to pass this summer—10 days that met my high expectations of the country I’ve been dreaming of visiting for a long time. My determination to go see for myself only intensified as the leftist mobs try hard to turn the...

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Reclaiming the bourgeoisie

  Not perfect, but good “In a fallen world the bourgeois life is not perfect. But it’s better than any available alternative.” So begins Deidre N. McCloskey in Bourgeois Virtues in her defence of the middle class—a class that the intelligentsia praised as it...

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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...

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