1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round
table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I
saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian. 3. She was only a
A Calgary-based author and writer, during the last two decades I have done work for several corporate clients and also for industry and business publications – notably the trade magazines Oilweek and Oilsands Review. Prior to beginning my writing career, I worked for the Canadian Petroleum Association (CPA, a forerunner to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) and for Gulf Oil Canada – then part of an integrated global oil company.
British by Birth, I am American by upbringing and Canadian by choice.
My books include Barbecues, Booms and Blogs: Fifty Years of Public Relations in Calgary (2008; co-editor and contributor); Reflections on Communicative Language Teaching (2007); In Balance: An Account of Alberta’s CA Profession (2000); The Richness of Discovery: Amoco’s First Fifty Years in Canada (1998); and The Great Oil Age: The Petroleum Industry in Canada (1993, with Gordon Jaremko and David Finch). I also contributed a five-part series on the “History of the petroleum industry in Canada” to Wikipedia (2006)
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