Monthly Archives: October 2010

Not quite a hummingbird

I find I think better in Calibri than I do in Times New Roman.  Writing or editing, I’m finding it easier to work with a font that I find easier to read.  I misremembered the Spanish word for hummingbird, and … Continue reading

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I’m a third person

I like people who frequently refer to themselves in the third person.  Or refer to me.  It makes a change and can present an illusion that you are giving an objective view.  It seems extra formal but is somehow very … Continue reading

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Cooking up brain food

Describing scientific papers: I think this one is going to be like a seventies kitchen.  Seems like a good idea at the time, but it’s only fashionable for about ten minutes and then it’s just something to shake your head … Continue reading

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