How to decide whether to use ‘a’ or ‘an’

A or an: you need to listen to the sound

A recent query from a client reminded me of a topic I’ve been meaning to blog about for a while: when to use a or an. Most of us will remember learning a simple rule at school. If the word

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You can call me G… but I prefer Geraldine

Scrabble alphabet letterG coaster

I’ve blogged on the subject of names a few times. But thus far I’ve neglected to cover the singular most important one to me: my own. So this post aims to put that right. Even if it is a little indulgent. In

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Heard of hygge, but not sure what it’s all about?

Hygge for cats

Unless you’ve had your head completely buried under the duvet recently, you can’t fail to have noticed that hygge is the mot du jour. Hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-gah’ or ‘hue-gah’) is an integral part of Danish culture, especially during the long, dark,

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