On Friday I’ll be cruising up The River Thames from Datchet to Cookham on Kris Cruisers Lady Karen in preparation for the first day of the Magna Carta 800th – The River Relay Saturday morning we’ll be picking up a … Continue reading Join us LIVE for Magna Carta 800th – The River Relay next weekend 13th & 14th June 2015
I am pleased to launch my first CrowdPatch.com project in a very timely way… crowd funding the production of 2 World War I books! John Halsted is the owner of Abela Publishing which has produced in excess of 180 titles … Continue reading Crowd Funding World War I history books
Windsor & Eton Rotary Club hosted Rotarians from Celle, Germany for the weekend 26th – 28th September 2014 The Rotary theme for this year, set by RI President Gary C.K. Huang from the Rotary Club of Taipei, Taiwan is “Light … Continue reading Windsor & Celle Lighting Up Rotary
The lights will be going out in our home tonight to allow us to reflect and remember those who lost their lives in the “Great War” as my grandpa called it. He was one of the lucky ones to return … Continue reading Light A Candle Tonight – Lest We Forget
After seemingly brief sojourn in Leicester the big pink bus moved onto Edinburgh. I say seemingly brief because nothing of any exceptional merit occurred. Eateries were eclectic and our random corner by the De Montfort hall was fairly typical. A local … Continue reading Start spreading the Noos… Monarch of the puddings reaches Scotland (again)
Last night I was honoured to host our Rotary Zone Final and enjoy presentations by 8 teams from local schools… SENIOR WINNERS & JUDGES: Ben Newton of Windsor Vehicle Leasing, Sally Eton from Langley Hall Primary Academy Trust, Senior winning speaker from … Continue reading Being inspired by our youth…
Sean Michael Hayes had to walk into this one… Sean is one of our citizen bloggers from the colonies who skateboards & scribbles his way around the globe, crowd funding along the way… this week, well at least last week, … Continue reading Of all the book shops in all the world…
I want to tell you a story and try and keep it light and gentle. So lend me an ear and park yourself in front of the screen for a few minutes and listen to what I have to say. … Continue reading What are words worth? Another tribute
Thank you Alison Davey for being my valentine for sixteen years… Love Jon Continue reading Happy Valentines Day
We have recently seen several businesses seriously affected by flooding or blocked access. St Mark’s Square in Venice floods regularly. I have had the pleasure of walking across chairs to reach St Mark’s. Planks and chairs are one solution but … Continue reading When the chips are down, what will security cost you?
Self guided walking holidays in Portugal by Peter Williamson For the past 40 years, Antonio Tente has been driving taxi cabs round Portugal’s atmospheric capital, Lisbon. But he’s not a ‘city boy’ – he comes from the beautiful mountains of … Continue reading Jump in my car – it’s not very far…
In medieval times our ancestors really knew about business. They were well aware of the loss from a failed harvest, due to extreme weather, the risks of theft or change of the King’s governance… The business involved their unique skills and … Continue reading Have we lost the plot?
There is nothing more annoying than not being able to talk to a real human being when you want to… and most of us want to… Metro Bank has been listening and is rapidly expanding across London & the South … Continue reading Metro Bank takes you back to Windsor circa 1957
CEOs, Sales & Marketing Directors across the nation would love to know who is reading their articles on the web… who’s leaving the tracks in the ground? Well if you work with us then that’s exactly what you’ll get to … Continue reading Who’s really interested in what you have to say?
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
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 😉
And I believe we should all do our best to support him in his endeavour to fight for what he believes in. Too many people today don’t, they go with the crowd in the hope that no-one notices them. Some … Continue reading Adam Afriyie, Windsor MP stands his ground over EU Referendum
Windsor boys school present “Les Miserables” based on the life story of many of the teachers there! Contact @twbsmusic, firstname.lastname@example.org or 07739 788570 to find out more or buy tickets £12 adults, £8 kids… Continue reading Les Miserables 26th to 29th November
Before the official Thames Valley History Festival got underway, we had the pleasure of hearing Rula Lenska in conversation with Mike Reid… enjoy… Set in the historic towns of Windsor and Eton, the Thames Valley History Festival offers fantastic lectures, … Continue reading Thames Valley History Festival : Rula Lenska and Mike Reid