Monthly Archives: July 2013

Faces, names, numbers

Whoever has been to Palermo will probably remember its hot, dry air, its bright sky and its light-coloured stones, as well as the animated street vendors and the aging monuments. But would you remember the price of mussels in the … Continue reading

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Describe things, describe ideas

If you are on the Chiaia Riviera in Naples and want to describe teenagers walking hand in hand, tourists photographing the “Castel dell’Ovo” or the charming door that leads into the shop of “Marinella”, one of the most famous tie … Continue reading

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Overuse of “that”

The title says it all. Instead of giving you the theory, here are two good examples. Instead of, “While he/she was walking, he/she heard a voice that said…”, try “While he/she was walking, a voice said…”. Instead of “There was … Continue reading

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