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

Exploring new regions: the Balkans & North Africa

In 2021, I explored two regions of the world that I knew little about—the Balkans and North Africa—and came away with a deeper knowledge of the ‘barbarians’ and an even deeper appreciation of the Allies’ victory in WWII. We take far too much for granted in our Western...

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The State of the Nation

The nation state is under attack from the globalist crowd—the UN and all its affiliated arms, the Davos crowd, the richer-than-god poohbahs George Soros & Bill Gates. In short, the leftie crowd who thinks government is the answer to every question, and the...

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The state of the language

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” - Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carrollby John Vernon Lord in Alice in WonderlandThe American Red Queen… And away the Democrats go,...

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A memoir, 4 novels & a medley

Talk about being behind! This was the original intro to this blog:Every year, I make a list of books I’d like to see under the Christmas tree. Every year, I am delighted to tear off the wrapping and find just what I asked for. Like Christmas, the delight never fades,...

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