Monthly Archive: July 2008

Jul 31

The World’s Oldest Jokes

Never thought I’d see the day where scholarly types would set about unearthing the world’s oldest joke. I just didn’t think it was scholarly enough. But humour is a very important part of all our lives and culture. And to all intents and purposes it has been for all time. Or, if you’re Brian Blessed, …

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Jul 28

Graduation Keynote Speech

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to see my fiance graduate from her Master in Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Directing course. The opening keynote address was conducted by Lord Phillips of Sudbury, Chancellor of the University of Essex.

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Jul 24

Presentations: Fast Tip

Many presenters still use whiteboards and flip-charts as part of their presentations. If you’re doing this yourself or allowing someone else to use your work’s facilities make sure that they don’t use permanent markers.

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Jul 22

Now, I wanna tell you a Story…

For those of you of a certain age you’ll immediately recognise the title of this blog post as belonging to British comic Max Bygraves. For myself, I’ll just pretend that I found the quote on the internet and move on…

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Jul 20

Pro Humorist – One Years Old – Happy Birthday!!!

Yesterday Pro Humorist was ONE YEAR’S OLD! I cannot believe that it’s been 12 months since I launched this site. And what a 12 months it’s been! I’ve forged some new professional relationships thanks to this blog and it has even provided me with more opportunities to speak at Toastmasters clubs.

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