The Long and Short of It

Dear friends and readers, Since I began this blog in January 2020, I’ve tended to publish mostly long-form articles on topics of interest or concern to me, as well as interviews with various salsa personalities, etc. As most of you probably don’t have time to read longer pieces, however ‘worthy’ they may be, I haveContinue reading The Long and Short of It

2. Mental Health and Work

When you are used to waking up every morning and having a job to go to for at least a full eight hours where you are totally focused on doing work you will get some recognition and sense of self-worth / value and /or identity from, suddenly not having this can be very depressing indeed.

Write-up on me as a featured writer with the London Writers Salon by Lauren McMenemy

Amid the wealth of historical detail, I aim to keep the pace exciting and filled with lively characters, drama and action-packed sequences. At its heart, it is a culture-clash love story, an exploration of the first seeds of the multiculturalism we know today and how these very disparate cultures and peoples inspired each other, creating a rich fusion of artistic traditions.

An Amsterdam All-Sorts

They say if you like Amsterdam, you will love Europe; while every European city is different, it is true that, being a seafaring country and having both a Catholic and Protestant heritage – not to mention all those amazing canals, frequently superior in construction to their Venetian cousins – Amsterdam reflects some elements of nearly every European country.

Portfolio of writing, subbing, production editing, etc work for various clients

The examples shown here represent a smattering of freelance articles, copywriting and sub-editing work for various clients, as well as a few investigative reports I researched and contributed to, substantively edited, designed and produced for a former employer. Most of these have been uploaded as jpegs; there are some links to PDFs for downloading theContinue reading “Portfolio of writing, subbing, production editing, etc work for various clients”