5 Important Tips for Writing Well

Convey just one idea in a sentence. You cannot make a complex argument in one sentence, so avoid the temptation. Use proper punctuation. The use of commas, in the right place, can help enormously. Abhor jargon. Avoid long words. Avoid the apostrophe - it is much abused in South Africa. Read what you have written,…

Lost in Thunderbird

I launched Thunderbird this morning as usual - and instead of the multiple¬†emails awaiting to be read, I was presented with Thunderbird's dialog box for setting up a new account. Somewhat bemused, I closed the dialog box, to be presented with an utterly, devastatingly empty email client. No emails, no contacts - nothing! Ok -…