Writing and Speaking

writing and broadcasting
The first sentence is always the hardest …

I wonder why I ever bothered with sex, he thought; there’s nothing in this breathing world so gratifying as an artfully placed semicolon.
Camille Desmoulins

Desmoulin was a French revolutionary journalist who understood the power of words, his brought down a despotic monarchy, ushered in the Enlightenment and inspired modern democracy.

He wrote at a time when innovations in the printing press sparked the revolution that helped communicate with the masses.

Great writing is powerful. It moves and inspires, promotes understanding and helps people to see the world the way you do.

We write and edit the policy magazine Scope, we write for websites, Twitter and Facebook, as well as traditional publications. It is in our blood.

We love writing copy and would be happy to help you with your needs. Contact nickgarbutt@nick-garbutt.com and we can chat.


Nick has often chaired big conferences, and is a skilled facilitator. He is a regular broadcaster. Recent assignments include the World Credit Union Conference, the global Outcomes and Impact Conference and the launch of a major report into the independence of the Voluntary Sector held at Stormont.

The revolution will never stop, yet most people forget that whatever channels we use, it is all about words. There are no semicolons artful or otherwise on this page. Read into that what you will.


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