“The idea is to help passerby kill time with… short story dispensers. While it’s customary these days to zone out with our smartphones while we wait around, Grenoble wants its inhabitants to take advantage of these moments and to bring back a bit of the culture we’ve lost in the technological
“The Plain English Campaign says that many staff working for big corporate organisations find themselves using management speak as a way of disguising the fact that they haven’t done their job properly. Some people think that it is easy to bluff their way through by using long, impressive-sounding words and phrases, even if they don’t know what they mean, which is telling in itself.
Furthermore, a recent survey by Institute of Leadership & Management, revealed that management speak is used in almost two […]
I dragged up an old story of mine, 2000+ words, from the darkest regions of my filing system yesterday and began re-reading it. I realised I’d forgotten how it went and became so engrossed in it that when I was interrupted I stopped reading with some reluctance. A good sign, I thought, I can’t wait to find out how it finishes.
It didn’t. The closing paragraphs were never written. I must have lost the thread or something. Fortunately, I have a […]