WINNING crowd funding idea reading university

We’ve got an event in just over a week, 4th March at Reading University and we’d like YOU to sponsor it… Original idea was to get 50 business people to pay £20 to join us… the £1000 giving us the budget for the 5 EXPO stands which are up for grabs. Thing is, business people […]

greg parish gets his tie

We’re always on the look out for those special people in the community to come and join us at Windsor & Eton Rotary Club. So I thought I’d take you through a “typical” Rotary lunch at our club. 1-2pm most Monday lunchtimes at The Castle Hotel in Windsor. It starts when the President calling us […]

magna carta 800 thames river relay

Here in the UK every year there is an event that captures the mood of the Nation and this year it’s The Magna Carta. There are many Magna Carta Events taking place around the world and the Thames River Relay, taking 2 full days over the weekend of 13th & 14th June 2015, is set […]

which came first the chicken or the egg

I’ve been buying some of my groceries from the Windsor Farm Shop of late… quality is better… “Yeah, yeah” I hear you say… well its true… just check out above. I bought some free range top end eggs from a well known supermarket and some from the farm shop and broke one of each into […]

WINNING crowd funding idea reading university crowdpatch 320

4th March, 1-5pm, 10 students & business people will give us their pitch… telling us why they should have a stand at Thames Valley EXPO on 19th March. WWW.CROWDFUNDINGEVENT.CO.UK Organised by Jon Davey in association with Reading University Business Society, the participants will pitch and the audience will vote with cold hard CASH, funding 5 […]


It’s that time of year to gather the holiday brochures and dream of exotic destinations or you may want to book that all important business trip. As you do, just consider epidemics, extreme weather, seismic disasters, political unrest, dodgy hotels or maybe bankruptcy of your travel agent. When your flight arrives at a different airport, have you […]

trombone jonathan bainbridge with band

Jonathan contacted me via LinkedIn to ask if I could help him big up The Reading Internship Scheme. Figured the best way I could help him was to pop in, grab a short video and let him blow his own trumpet or even trombone of what’s what & who’s who… then share it with my […]