Back in the days when Zendesk’s logo featured a stylized lotus blossom and was accompanied, more often than not, by a Buddha-like character who looked disturbingly similar to Jabba the Hutt, I was the newly-anointed Group Marketing Counsel for three water- and beverage-focused B2B and B2C companies in Bermuda.
I never thought I’d end up being a copywriter for twenty-plus years on three continents, run two and a half marathons, train to teach yoga in India, Canada, Austria and the Czech Republic — and actually teach it in Australia, Canada and Malta. They just seemed like good ideas at the time.Continue reading
When my eldest son, Matt, was about three years old, my wife was working evening and night shifts as a nurse on the dementia and palliative care wards in a nursing home.
Many mornings Matt and I had hit the road — him for daycare and me to work — before she got home from an all-nighter. Continue reading
Queensland Beach is located on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, about a half an hour’s drive west of Halifax. It’s arguably the most popular of St. Margaret’s Bay’s ten beaches, in large part, because you have to pay to access its nearest neighbour, Hubbards Beach, Continue reading
Back in the early 80s, long before he authored, The BIG Picture — Insights from the Spiritual World, Garry and I spent a number of months on the road together, travelling first to a remote almost-nothingness named Trutch Continue reading
As strange as this is is going to sound, back in 1998, my wife of the day, finding me home from the office early, delirious with excitement about my soon-to-be (as in, 0900 the following morning) new career as one of the world’s greatest copywriters, Continue reading