A Slippery Slope…

I tried, but I simply could not let the Melania Trump Convention Speech debacle pass without comment; It is such a priceless example of a completely unnecessary catastrophe! Why? Well because I believe it is almost impossible to plagiarise if your speech is authentic.   As a speech writer, even if I have a good…

Pot-TAY-toe/ Pot-TAH-toe

I am working on a fabulously complex project at the moment in which the clashing lexicons of a number of different Stakeholder groups are creating a festival of misunderstandings. It could be rather funny if it wasn’t so potentially serious in terms of the effects it has on our timeline every time we realise that…

London Calling….

I’ve just returned from 10 days in London where I was struck afresh by just how eloquent the Brits are as a society. From the average man in the street being interviewed on Breakfast TV about the flooding of his home, to the witty repartee of the Tour Guide at the Tower of London, to…

A Deer In The Headlights

Over the weekend I found myself in a coffee shop overlooking the sea at Kalk Bay enjoying a cappuccino and paper whilst waiting for my daughter to make her way along the Catwalk. The place was busy and I was seated at a long communal table. The pleasant gentleman on my left and I struck…