Legal stuff

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33 Responses to “Legal stuff”

  1. 1 8able

    Gotta love the rodents.

    • 2 hmunro

      You’re the first person to ever mention the Rodent Incursion clause. Congrats on getting all the way to the end! 🙂

  2. JSH – my initials. I’m a new subscriber and I love this clause. :0)

    • 4 hmunro

      I love that you actually “initialed” the clause. You’re awesome. 🙂 And thanks so much for subscribing — I’ll try very hard to make it worth your while!

  3. Very good.

  4. 6 Kathy

    I’m sorely tempted to put a link to this page on my blog and direct readers to the Attempted Humor clause. Or just hang a copy of the AH clause around my neck.

    • 7 hmunro

      I’d be very honored if you’d care to link to my Attempted Humor clause — and maybe a little worried about you if you wanted to wear it around your neck. (Ha!) Thanks for making my day, Kathy!

  5. As they did with most things, Monty Python put a disclaimer well: Any complaints as to the humourous quality of this record can be addressed to British Airways, Ingrahm’s Drive, Greenwich.

    • 9 hmunro

      Ha, ha! I hadn’t heard that one before. (On which recording does it appear?) And I have to wonder whether British Airways ever did receive any letters of complaint. I wouldn’t put it past a Python fan to actually fire off a note …

  6. Hi Heather
    Recently discovered your blog, really excellent. With regard to the legal stuff I am a recently qualified existential psychotherapist in London and I would love to use one of your ‘snow’ photos from the blog of Dec 9 2012 (2nd photo, bare tree) for the reverse of my new business card; if I ever get around to creating a website I would love to use it there also. How do I get your written permission?
    Regards and keep up the great writing,
    Frank

    • 11 hmunro

      Thanks for your kind words, Frank — and congratulations on your achievement! I am honored that you would want to use the photo of the bare tree and hereby grant permission for both your website and your business cards. Thank you very much for asking, and best wishes for much happiness and success in your new endeavor!

  7. Many many thanks, what a kind, considerate and thoughtful person you are…people like you lift up the spirits of others!

    • 13 hmunro

      … and you have lifted MY spirits with your kind words. Thank you, Frank.

  8. Hi Heather, Would it be possible to use your photos here:
    https://katherine-kern-mh9s.squarespace.com
    If you have any questions please let me know – Katherine Warman Kern katherine@venturingwomen.net

    • 15 hmunro

      Hello Katherine,
      Thank you for your interest. I’ve just sent you a private email; please respond there. Thank you!

  9. Hi Heather,

    I was looking for some contact info, but did not find any – so I post my question here. I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award and want to do the same to you. It is a contagious thing.

    If you’d want to, that is.

    Please let me know at: purplewishingwell@gmail.com

    Since this message will not auto-destroy after reading, please feel free to delete it.

    • 17 hmunro

      You are so kind! I hope you won’t be offended, though, if I respectfully decline the honor. I’m frankly overwhelmed with freelance work at the moment — in addition to my regular job — and will also have out-of-town relatives visiting for the next two weeks. As you so rightly acknowledge, these awards can be a contagious thing, so I’d rather not jump into that pool of happiness unless I have the time to properly spread the love around. 🙂 Just the same, I’m really honored you like my blog enough to consider nominating me! You are a peach.

      PS: I’ll email you shortly so you’ll have my contact info. 🙂

  10. 19 sunloveraliciareg

    This is hilarious 😂😘 Love it x

    • 20 hmunro

      Thank you, Alicia! I often sneak in a bit of humor into the disclosure copy I write at work (because even lawyers enjoy a good laugh), so I thought, “Why not on the blog?” 🙂

  11. Hi
    I have recently started a blog and have outlandish opinions about everything, could I or do I even have to add all this legal stuff?

    • 22 hmunro

      Congratulations on your new blog! No, you don’t need to add any legal disclosure if you don’t want to. It’s like having an “about” page: totally optional. Have fun! 🙂

  12. Thank you! I came across your blog and loved it by the way, it’s refreshing . If it could smell it would smell like fresh clean air. Thank you for writing

  13. This is a great list, well worded, and a great idea! Thank you =)

    • 26 hmunro

      Thank YOU for stopping by, and especially for your kind words. 🙂

      • =) Your pictures are great, and I like your writing. I also appreciate the idea (well- worded, thorough, and humorous) of placing some healthy “rules” of communication as well. You’ve made me think about!

        • 28 hmunro

          Aw, Lara … you’ve made my WEEK with your kind words. Thank you so much!

          • They are genuine:)) And thank you for taking a look at my fledgling blog; appreciate =) I’ve taught massage therapy and written courses in it since 2006, so I do love communication and sharing.

  14. Fabulous and fun.


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