Thursday, April 30, 2015

Book Review: Concrete Hell: Urban Warfare from Stalingrad to Iraq

Normally, this is not the type of book I ever read. I’m writing a story which has a military battle in Philadelphia and I need to do some research. 

I procrastinated; I read work books, I vacuumed, I mowed the lawn, but eventually I had to read it. And read I did, almost the whole book in one sitting. I haven’t been into war and soldiers since I discovered the opposite sex, yes, not since I was 22, but this book is so fascinating I couldn’t bear to put it down.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

7 Project Management Lessons learnt from my Boston Marathon

I completed the Boston marathon this week. I ran with an injury and had the joy of shivering my way through four and half hours of rain whilst been over taken by 10,000 other runners. 

I have come home and due to a (new) foot injury I am unable to walk more than a few feet. But, I have a medal and I ran the Boston Marathon—the mecca of the amateur marathon runner.

However, I look back and I can’t help but feel there is a moral to this story; lessons learned.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Amazing Words:Amphibology

This week my amazing word is:


Amphibology represents a sentence or phrase that can be interpreted in more than one way. A phrase with more than one meaning can be risqué, as in the classic 'double entendre'. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The Art of Manliness

Every guy is “the Man” in his own head but have you ever wondered if maybe you’re not? To find out let’s do a check list:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The 10 Most Misused Words in English

We all know this guy in the picture doesn't look terrific...right? Well, actually he is terrific. Terrific is one the most misused words in the English language. 

Here are the top ten most misused words in English.