6 Reasons I Hate Articles With Numbers in the Titles

6 Reasons I Hate Posts with Numbers in the Titles

You’ve all seen them. You’ve all clicked on them. No use being coy, because I know it’s true – you clicked on this one, didn’t you? But I hate the things. I mean, list articles may be the most popular type of online article, but is this really a recommendation? In a world where the […]

Walking IS Thinking: The Real Reason Walk to Work Week Probably Improved Your Performance

Today, like most days, I have a series of tight deadlines. You probably do, too, so you’re either reading this blog to get help or as a displacement activity. Welcome! Writing is a physically demanding job. Stop laughing at the back: I’m serious. I spend a whole lot of time sitting at my desk, which, […]

William Morris and Writing as a Craft

It’s bank holiday again, so I’ve got that off-duty feeling: I’ve even been getting away from my desk (which is why this post is a bit late). Yesterday I went on a mini adventure to the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow. My knowledge of Morris was sketchy before this visit, although I did previously know […]

The Pen is Mightier than the Word Processor

It may be Bank Holiday Monday, but I’m still thinking of writing (and if you’re here on the day itself, I’m guessing you are, too). Today I’m thinking about how much I love writing with real pens and pencils on real, physical paper. And as you might expect from one with analogue sensibilities, I have […]