I am Tayo
This is the landing page and the entry point to all my websites/offerings. From here, you can visit:
- I, Tayo: Human
- I, Tayo: Writer and Blogger
- I, Tayo: English Language Tutor
- I, Tayo: Podcaster
- I, Tayo: IT Contractor
- I, Tayo: Reincarnation Researcher
- I, Tayo: Public Speaker and Toastmaster
(These links above take you to another part of this page.)
Despite what some nasty people might say about me, I am in fact human.
Yes, it is true; on rare occasions, you can catch me suggesting some pretty severe solutions to various problems. (In my defence, I’m only trying to help.)
On those few occasions I am vexed, I might mutter dark imprecations under my breath (à la Muttley of Dastardly and Muttley fame), or regret aloud that it is illegal to employ a cricket bat to help explain certain things which I passionately wish to make clear to an errant somebody, but all this is pretty mild and surely doesn’t warrant the questioning of my humanity.
I wonder sometimes if I attract opprobrium because I’m a blue-sky thinker, coming up with odd perspectives that can take the unwary aback? For example, I once suggested that if people get lonely over Christmas, then, instead of asking the rest of us to go out of our way to befriend them, why don’t they simply get in touch with one another? But no, apparently that was unfeeling and inhumane. Sigh.
For a bit of a natter and to shoot-the-breeze in matters arising of both great and little consequence, have a look around and convince yourself that indeed, Tayo is Human.
Tayo: Writer & Blogger
All three of my parents had a natural bent for writing. Yes, you heard me. Three. That’s a story I’m prepared to tell elsewhere, but for now, let’s not get distracted.
The fact is, I write well.
I’ve written several hundred articles and blogs, and the Internet is literally strewn with my stuff. Unfortunately, I have predominantly worked as a ghostwriter, meaning that most of my work appears under the names of those who paid for the privilege of putting their moniker on my work!
Sigh. Such is life.
Never mind. I have created a portfolio of my work which you can easily peruse and see for yourself that Tayo-the-Writer really does know his stuff and you could do worse–much worse–than hire him to create well-written content for you; everything from articles and blogs to emails, brochures, press releases, letters to the editor, and even resumes.
You’ll find working with me a doddle because I am client-friendly and I go the extra mile to ensure that my customers are always satisfied with my work. Under-promise, but over-deliver, that’s my motto, guiding principle, and rigid motto.
Is this all bloviate? Am I trying to pull the wool over your eyes? Well, to find out, you’ll just have to visit Tayo, the Writer, by following this link: I, Tayo: Writer & Blogger, won’t you?
Tayo: English Language Tutor
It pains me to hear, “The weather is less cool today than it was yesterday.”
It hurts my ears to be told, “The amount of people who exercise regularly is low.”
I feel positively nauseous to receive the report, “They sent my husband and I to the wrong ward!” (“I’m not surprised,” I think to myself. I too would have sent you both to the Accidents and Emergency department for an English language triage.)
Would you like to improve your spoken or written English without having to pay for the privilege? No problem! Visit my website: I, Tayo: English Language Tutor.
I have a lot to say, and sometimes, it is too much for the written word. So I podcast to allow me to get it all off my chest.
The TNT Talk Show is a podcast I record with my friend and colleague, Tony Fasulo. It’s a talk show which focuses on answering controversial questions. We’re hoping to make the show highly interactive by inviting participation from members of the audience. If you enjoy controversy and heated argument, you’ll find a happy home here.
If strife and debate aren’t your cup of tea, then you may be interested in my personal podcast, Things That Will Do Your Head In, in which I discuss curious, outlandish and exciting facts, stories and ideas. For example, have you ever heard of the Mandela Effect?
The Mandela Effect is when many people remember something which did not happen. Some say it is a false memory; others claim that the universe plays tricks on us and the memories are correct. Confused?
Visit me: I, Tayo: Podcaster.
Tayo: IT Contractor
Permanent staff think that the life of a contractor is one of champagne, fast cars and loose women. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
What’s loose in the life of an IT contractor is his bowels and champagne is the colour his hotel carpets. Many times, the carpets are so weirdly stained I don’t even walk barefoot on them.
Want the lowdown on what really goes on in an IT contractor’s life? Visit my website: I, Tayo: IT Contractor to find out. Bring a hanky with you.
Tayo at NextGen Computer Technologies
This is the landing page of my extended website. My company website is located here: NextGen Computer Technologies Ltd. If you’re minded to, you can visit the “IT manger/software developer” Tayo here: Tayo@NextGen. You’ll find a warm welcome, although a far more serious fellow.
Tayo: Reincarnation Researcher (the Death Studies Guy)
I can hear your brain ticking over. “Oh, come on Tayo! What the heck are ‘Death Studies'”?
Well, to keep a long story short, some children know things they shouldn’t. Generally, the children are aged between two and five when they to say things like: “Remember when I was your mummy and I used to do this [change nappies] for you?” or, “I hate him! He killed me and buried me in the forest.”
There are lots of cases, but in my opinion, many are so badly investigated that I’ve decided I need to get involved and conduct some primary research myself. If you want it done right…
By the way, I don’t believe in ghosts, so it’s not going to be that sort of a website. Besides, ghosts scare me! Therefore, dip in a tremulous toe and let’s explore… ? dum, dum, dum ?—death.
Ooh, scary. Visit my Death Studies Guy website here: I, Tayo: the Death Studies Guy.
Tayo: Public Speaker and Toastmaster
I attended my first ever Toastmasters evening because I wanted to get out of the house and away from my beloved TV. Yes, Korean romantic television dramas are a delightful guilty pleasure. There comes a time, however, when it is better to do than just watch. I was pleasantly surprised.
I received a warm welcome—which I know now to be standard procedure. Furthermore, on that very first visit, I got up and give a short speech called a ‘table topic’. Strangely, even though normally I am comfortable in front of an audience, on this occasion my nerves were all a-jangle and I’m sure I shook from head to toe, but I received a warm ovation and won a ribbon! I was hooked.
As it does, time has passed and now I only feel slightly nervy is when I am giving an impromptu speech. However, I have gained sufficient presence of mind to concentrate on presentation, stage presence, and on vocal delivery. That’s a long way from ‘Day One’ and is a fine example of what Toastmasters can do for a person’s self-confidence. Visit my website I, Tayo: Toastmaster to learn more about this fine organisation and my continuing journey in it.
As mentioned above, I am a public speaker also, delivering speeches on a wide range of topics with a focus on entertainment and education. Many of my speeches are linked to subject matter I have covered in my podcast, “Things That Will Do Your Head In”. There’s a YouTube channel too, as mentioned above, and of course, you can always visit my public speaking website here: I, Tayo: Public Speaker.
Time to crack on
Well, there you have it. Whichever Tayo you decide to call on for a peek behind the mask, I hope you enjoy yourself. Too, I’d like for you to find the experience illuminating as well as entertaining.
At the bottom of any article in any site, you will find a contact form. I invite you to use the form to comment freely on anything related to the article. As long as your comment isn’t illegal or slanderous, I’ll probably publish it. If you don’t wish for me to publish your comment, please ensure that you point that out at the end of your message.
Enough now. Go. Have fun.