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NI's Biblical Black Hole – the Inescapable Gravity

This week’s guest on A Smack In The Bake is Herman Golightly, a retired fireman. Herman’s fist shakes with rage at his grandson’s school. Not just any school, but an integrated school. 501 more words

Review: Ethos Restaurant

Miso-Roasted Aubergine – where have you been all my life?! That’s what I was thinking when I recently visited Ethos, a newish vegetarian restaurant tucked behind Oxford Circus. 439 more words


3 Ancient Greek Tricks for Captivating Audiences

The concept of rhetoric originated in ancient Greece, within the writings of Aristotle. In York University’s professional writing program, it is covered extensively in… 357 more words

Professional Writing

Aristotle's 3 Secrets to Rhetoric

Aristotle defined rhetoric as “the ability to see or identify in any given circumstance the available means of persuasion.”  Aristotle breaks down the components into the Rhetorical Triangle.   199 more words

Public Speaking

The 3 Secrets to Rhetorical Writing

Flashback to when we all sat through a lecture or class where we were burdened with an overload of information. The lecture may was full of information but not exactly informative. 413 more words

Professional Writing

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To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful.

— Edward R. Murrow, legendary news reporter


{a note on a midwinter's daydream}

Have you ever had an idea that blew your mind? An idea that you can’t stop thinking about and expanding upon and creating the fantasy future you will lead with this nugget of inspiration? 183 more words