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The Art of Consulting - Writing Simply

Consultants of any kind must be able to write well, to document facts clearly, and convey ideas and plans succinctly, unambiguously and persuasively. In my view, except when specific technical terms must be used, everything that can usefully be said can be said using simple language. 901 more words

Me & Orson Welles

When watching an old movie again, do you ever feel that kind of excitement that runs through your head when you are reunited with an old friend? 432 more words


FIVE MINUTES, MR. WELLES: THE THIRD MAN inspires an actor’s homage

With the luminous 4K restoration of The Third Man hitting theaters now, this seems like a fine time to revisit Vincent D’Onofrio’s wonderful short, Five Minutes, Mr. 643 more words

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Essential Reading: July 2015

July marks the halfway point of my reading year and, so far, I have finished 30 books from my target of 60 for 2015 which means that I’m on track to achieve my reading goal. 632 more words


Graham Greene on Eric Gill

Graham Greene (1904-1991) was a novelist, critic and Catholic. I read much of his work when I was younger, though not now.

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Visual Character Development Techniques in Brighton Rock

Graham Greene provides a great deal of descriptive language in the novel Brighton Rock to further the reader’s understanding of Pinkie Brown’s sociopathic character. The novel’s film adaptation, of course, has no narrator. 545 more words

Ashenden spy stories by Maugham

Maugham worked as a British spy during the World War I and so was uniquely placed to narrate us a set of tales set in the world of spying and espionage.

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