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October 29, 2017

The conundrum

An FHE is engaged by private individuals, corporates or members of the legal profession who seek to shed light on anomalies in a document or to identify or authenticate signatures or writing. The explicit role as an FHE expert with particular skills and knowledge are required to decipher questioned documents or writings which are “not generally available to the average person...

January 31, 2017

It is essential that the Forensic Handwriting Examiner is aware of the types of biases that she can be prone to which could compromise not only the validity and reliability of an examination; but also result in fundamental errors in the forming of opinions and conclusions. Using the human element perspective to dissect forensic science is not a simple task and is called Cognitive Forensic...

August 25, 2016


December 12, 2015

Our writing is as distinctive a mark of who we are as are our finger prints, DNA, facial features or teeth patterns.


From the very outset when children are taught to write, as studiously as they may attempt to replicate the style of the teacher , their own individual formations, patterns and habits are already being born and their own styles continue to transform and vary throughout their...

December 7, 2015

Is it not fascinating that this writer has embodied his entire being into his musical soul?


His signature portrays the importance, not only to himself but also to his public persona, of his musicality. He does not need a first name or a surname - a musical symbol represents who he is in his entirety! 


A signature is your personal representation of yourself and can describe your profe...

December 3, 2015


Perfectionism as seen in handwriting analysis can be both functional and productive and the opposite.


When the perfectionist is striving for better and can maintain strong motivation to attain higher standards then it is not negative - achieving more in a balanced and healthy way without any pressure can only be constructive. this type of perfectionism is owned by the driver of such beha...

December 3, 2015

It says a great deal and is probably one of the most important marketing tools in defining a company’s personality and master plan.

The typology used; which typeface and what colours, instantly describe to your customers who you are and what you stand for. Your logo speaks of how you intend to do business with them and can trigger instant trust before you have even earned this….

What does m...

December 3, 2015

"Oh - my handwriting is so untidy and totally illegible......"


If the candidate for employment has neat handwriting is this going to guarantee that they are the right candidate for the job?


Well… the short answer is twofold. It depends on, first of all on what the measure of neat handwriting is and through whose eyes this is determined. Second of all, what the employee will be doing? Does...