Cancer is just a disease

I have some experience with cancer, though happily I’ve not had the disease myself. In the early 90s I ran the UK communications for the European Commission’s cancer education programme, as well as helping the specialists at Hammersmith Hospital with their Help Hammer Cancer campaign. Back then breast cancer in particular was a devastating killer.... Continue Reading →

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Passion and sincerity

This is the first of a two part essay on aspects of good and bad writing. Because it straddles my cultural and business blogs I’ll be posting it in both (it is identical in both). Commercial and creative writing demand quite different approaches to ambiguity. When Mark Antony hears the news of Cleopatra’s (overstated) suicide... Continue Reading →

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