Just had some good news from a friend… he’s in the jungle… he’s not a celebrity so they can keep him 😉 …The day after completing the Routeburn Track we flew to Nelson and stayed overnight in a B&B in … Continue reading He’s not a celebrity… keep him in there!
Sunday 30th March 2014, 2pm start Help children learn to read and join us for a out-and-back 5k run or walk along the beautiful Queen Anne’s Ride in Windsor Great Park, raising money for Dyslexia Action Egham Centre and the … Continue reading 5k Fun Run at Brigidine School, Windsor
Fluent in 3 Months is a great website I discovered last year after reading Chris Guillebeau’s book “The $100 Start-Up”. It’s run by Benny the Irish Polyglot who has learned how to accelerate language learning and shares his tips with … Continue reading Language Hacking with a two year old
Social media is not just about “spraying & praying”, it can be used to research topics and here is what I have found out in the last 48 hours about the needs of the people of the Philippines… Mid November … Continue reading Using Social Media to help those in the Philippines
Talking to the Frances from PR team for the Destinations Show on Friday and she wondered if you would like a couple of free tickets for the holiday & travel show Earls Court 6th – 9th February 2014. I said … Continue reading Enter YOUR celebrity holiday pictures to WIN
Christmas is a good time to catch up with busy people as they allow themselves time to catch up with other things that they mostly have to ignore day to day… I pushed out an email on Christmas morning to … Continue reading Making contact with busy people
Thought I’d have a bit of a giggle and see how many of those on my email newsletter list will open an email on Christmas Day… Happy Christmas everyone… Might I suggest you turn your computer off for a few … Continue reading Happy Christmas everyone
Enjoy The Merry Wives of Windsor’s version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” ably accompanied by Windsor & Eton Rotarians and guests… And the band play on… Blues & Royals Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle this Christmas… The Salvation … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas
When anyone asks me to smile for a photo I still don’t know what to do with my face! I should go and look in the mirror and practice I suppose but then I forget and someone else wants me … Continue reading When you’re smiling…
Has your lucky number come in? Here they are in number order… Can we swap for a week in the Caribbean ? That'd be nice! pic.twitter.com/Dg15Ut1xaF — W&E Advent Calendar (@windsor_rotary) December 21, 2013 Lucky Calendar Number : Prize No. … Continue reading Windsor & Eton Advent Calendars in WINNING Number Order
It appears folk in High Wycombe love online Christmas Shopping according to an infographic produced by Affiliate Window about Black Friday/Cyber Monday data. It includes data from 1,500 high street and online retailers and also includes mobile and tablet figures. … Continue reading High Wycombe loves online Christmas Shopping
Music is very powerful and when people come together and sign you can’t help but feel some emotion. Enjoy the Soweto Gospel Choir Madiba Tribute Will Corry spotted this over at The Marketing Blog… Thank you. Jon Jonathan L Davey … Continue reading Soweto Gospel Choir Madiba Tribute
At this time of year we cannot help thinking about children, their innocence and great expectations. Children have a truly astounding ability to absorb and question. How many times do we hear “Why?” whenever we try to explain something? The … Continue reading Isn’t it amazing!
Picture is of One Direction’s biggest fan… sorry no, that’s my biggest fan, my mum! @onedirection now have 16,669,943 fans because I just started to follow them… so I can listen & learn how their agency use it to nudge … Continue reading 2014 Twitter Strategy : You need to be heading in One Direction
Many elderly people live a lonely existence with little or no company. Startling new figures released by Age UK show that 450,000 people aged 65 and over are facing Christmas alone this year. Melanie Meads runs a Reading based companion … Continue reading Let’s all take time to consider our neighbours this Christmas…..
SOLD: Chevrolet Matiz 1.0 the perfect car for new driver. In the Spring we bought this Chevrolet Matiz so our daughter could learn to drive. The additional insurance would have been only been around an extra £400 through our insurers … Continue reading FOR SALE Chevrolet Matiz 1.0 £2,222 ono
If you’re looking to lease or buy a car in Berkshire then you should pop in and see the guys & gals at Windsor Vehicle Leasing (WVL) and ask about “Tommy’s tail wagging vehicle deals on wheels!” Not just cars, … Continue reading Tommy’s Tail Wagging Vehicle Deals on Wheels!
At ONLY £5 each, Windsor & Eton Rotary Clubs Grown Up Advent Calendar is a must purchase this Yuletide… Next year, after 300 people win this year, we’ll sell out very rapidly BUT this year, because it’s new, there are … Continue reading Just 4 Days Left to Get YOUR Rotary Grown Up Advent Calendar
Tonight’s turning on of Windsor’s NEW Christmas lights, “The Crown Jewels” was done by Basil Brush & The Mayor ably assisted by Prince Charming, a Genie, George Bathurst (Windsor Town Partnership) & Dave Stephens… he threw the real switch! George … Continue reading Basil Brush turned on Windsor’s Crown Jewels BUM BUM!
I cycled into town this morning thinking we had some Rotary fund raising going on, apparently not, such a shame, lots going on what with Farmer’s Market this morning, lantern parade starting at 3:30PM & the Christmas lights being switched … Continue reading Enjoy Windsor’s New Crown Jewels this Christmas and do a little shopping 😉
When disaster hits, many of us feel we want to do something to help but what? Make a donation? But who can we trust to use our gift to best effect? Rotary… When Googling for more information a number of … Continue reading How can we help The Philippines?
Mary Bowers bought the first 4 Windsor & Eton Rotary Advent Calendars sold on Peascod Street 10:20 on 9th November 2013 by yours truly 😉 Make sure you get yours this November… We are currently looking for prizes for this … Continue reading BUY YOUR Windsor & Eton Rotary’s Advent Calendar this NOVEMBER!
Family stuff I guess but hey, the kid’s done good and will be hanging out with the likes of Spielberg in the not too distance… you heard it hear first! Last week we got some great news, my nephew Alexander Foote had, at last, passed his Maths “O” Level, or GCSE, whatever it’s called, that’s not the point… the point is he needed it to go to his chosen University. Alex struggled with dyslexia as a young child and once identified, worked on various ways to negate it’s impact on his world… but only really for the education process we … Continue reading Dyslexia : Inside the Mind of a Literary Genius J. K. Rowling