We copywriters like a good board game – especially a solitary one. Complements our lack of social skills.
But that’s not the point of this page. This is a trumpet-blowing exercise to show how good I am at writing instruction manuals for anything from building a log cabin in your garden to learning the rules of the road.
Everyone knows solitaire, that infuriating game where you move marbles across a grid in a fruitless attempt to end up with just one in the central recess.
Can’t do it? Well here’s how – and in just 206 words arranged in 16 steps. I made the instructions as brief as I could to prove a point.