Category Archives: Giving a talk

Some advice for the inexperienced public speaker.

Kindle version now available

‘Giving a Talk’ now has a Kindle version. I had to redo the file for it and getting the pictures on was mush trickier than with the pdf but I eventually managed it. Some of the pictures have gained black … Continue reading

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Published at Last!

Hi, if there is anyone out there still taking any notice after a hiatus of rather a long time! My book based on this blog is now published in paperback and is available on Amazon. I am pleased with the … Continue reading

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A long, long break!

Wow, it’s been a long time since I wrote on here. I just lost inspiration and got out of the habit. The next post will have to be a conclusion to my book but I will have to read it … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge (theme of the week)

Our Unique Blackbird. Mostly white, actually. Unfortunately, we haven’t seen him for a while. We think the females rejected him, as he took over our garden from the resident bird but didn’t stay in the summer. He came for two … Continue reading

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A New Start

A belated Happy New Year to my readers! I’m starting the year with a new blog appearance, which I hope will be clearer than the last. The pictures are from Chesil Beach near my home. The pink thrift looks lovely … Continue reading

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Speaking at Christmas

Well, you should see snow falling on this blog now until January 4th. That doesn’t mean much to anyone reading this in a hotter part of the world and we don’t often get snow in Britain until January anyway but … Continue reading

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Lists for everything!

I am a great procrastinator and tend to disorganisation – for example: this should have been my first post on this subject. This disposition is not helpful in preparing for anything, including writing or public speaking. My first writing tutor … Continue reading

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