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

The winter of our content

We ended 2022 on a dismal note, with both of us sick on Christmas Day, Jack seriously for the rest of December. We began 2023 on a joyous note with Jack’s miraculous return to his normal health and both of us in good spirits: We could look forward to another year in...

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Via pulchritudinis – The way of beauty

Over my long life, I spent long afternoons and evenings (spanning the night at times) reading literary fiction. Literature is the only genre that lets us explore the human experience as it is lived hourly, daily, weekly.

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The four stages of my womanhood

In this brutal era where a US Supreme Court nominee—a woman—pretended she could not answer the simple question “What is a woman?”, the radical Left reared its evil head. Sensible people countered this evil with articles, YouTube docs and films, first having to...

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Laments, I have a few

The Wokesters crash on, laying waste to Western civilization as viciously and rapidly as they can. The more illiterate they become—in language, in maths, in history—the more they rage to burn it all down. Their passion is fueled by that lurking feeling that the...

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