You’re Just In Love

You’re Just In Love

Perhaps my first brush with someone really famous was the time I poured a glass of water for Donald O’Connor. Growing up in the early days of the VCR (video cassette recorder), our family’s video collection was largely comprised of re-released MGM musicals. American...
Dining Out On Customer Experience

Dining Out On Customer Experience

Have you ever had a really good experience dining out?   Perhaps it was at a restaurant that everyone had been talking about. Somewhere you were really looking forward to visiting.   It was easy to find their reservation page online and you were able to book...
What Do You Think Of This Idea?

What Do You Think Of This Idea?

In the words of Joan Didion, “I write to know what I think.*”   This morning I was watching clips from Night of Too Many Stars, an HBO awareness and fund raiser for Autism. Acts from well known comedians and celebrities were interspersed with stories about...
Your Audience Can Be The Perfect Collaborator

Your Audience Can Be The Perfect Collaborator

I’m currently reading Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott because I want to improve my writing. I want to practise articulating my ideas with more clarity and make my writing more compelling.   In the chapter about Plot, she makes a...
Don’t Follow Me On Twitter

Don’t Follow Me On Twitter

“Follow us on Twitter.”   It’s not something you’d say to someone’s face.   I’ll call you…email me…send me a message…but rarely “tweet me”.   When I think about where I see and hear the “follow me” requests it’s often already at one...