More grammar please, not less!

More grammar please, not less!

It’s my biggest bugbear – the constant mix-up of ‘less’ and ‘fewer’. The two are NOT interchangeable! It’s very easy. If you can count things individually, then it’s ‘fewer’. If you can’t, it’s ‘less’. So you’d say ‘less water’, ‘less flour’, ‘less liquid’ because these...

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The joy of invoicing your accountant

The joy of invoicing your accountant

I can’t actually say anything bad about my accountant. He’s helped me and my family with some complex tax issues and is always on hand to answer questions. That said, it’s always nice to be able to invoice your accountant rather than vice versa. Varney Barfield wanted to update their website (I wrote the first site for them years ago!) and asked me to write the copy again for...

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Holiday home descriptions

Holiday home descriptions

The Pet Friendly Cottage Company is exactly that – a website featuring pet-friendly places to stay across England, Scotland and Wales. I regularly write holiday home descriptions for the site, to a prescribed format and in language designed to appeal to people looking for particular types of holiday. This is the latest project for this particular client – I’ve also written...

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Dore programme – case studies

Dore programme – case studies

Dore is a unique and non-invasive learning programme of physical exercises for people who have learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. It has helped thousands of people overcome their problems and transform their lives. I wrote a series of case studies for children who had embarked on – and successfully completed – the Dore programme. To get the information I...

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EEF Venues – website and news copy

EEF Venues – website and news copy

Working with the Operations Director at Woodland Grange and the marketing team, I wrote the web copy for the new EEF Venues website. EEF Venues is a group of three outstanding conference venues. Although it sounds like a cliche, they really do have a huge commitment to customer service and each venue is a Conference Centre of Excellence. I also wrote monthly news articles for them and this often...

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