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Colin R.

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Proofreader extraordinaire

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A short story (~5400 words)
Transcript of a comedy sketch by Marcus Brigstocke. The video and full transcript are available at https://pendantry.wordpress.com/2011/07/03/the-priceless-hypocrisy-of-marcus-brigstocke/
Transcript of video article
Transcript of a comedy sketch by Marcus Brigstocke. The video and full transcript are available at https://pendantry.wordpress.com/2011/07/03/the-priceless-hypocrisy-of-marcus-brigstocke/
Transcript of video article
An angst-ridden poem, using        layout for visual effect.
The root of all evil
A half full poem, using layout for visual effect.
The goblet

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Computer Science BSc (Hons), upper second class

University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom 1990 - 1993
(3 years)

Qualifications

General Certificate of Education (GCE)

University of London
1976
Ordinary Level (eight subjects), including: Grade A English Language Grade A Mathematics

Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

i-to-i
2003
Twenty hour course: PASS

Computer Literacy and Information Technology

Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Examinations Board
1989
Course covered basic machine operation and word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Grade awarded: DISTINCTION

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Proofreading Testing / QA Technical Writing Editing Transcription

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