As many people look to forward to the Summer months, taking holidays can come with their own set of stresses and challenges for the self-employed and business owners. Certainly for the self employed holidays are not paid and sometimes the … Continue reading Planning ahead for a Sunny Summer
Tired of waking up, the tent dripping with moisture… it doesn’t have to be like that anymore! Thermo Tents have come up with a innovation in tents that keeps the temperature balanced while dulling the noise from the rest of … Continue reading Do you love camping? You’ll love this…
So where will your pooch be stopping when you go on your Christmas holiday to Goa? Will you leave it to fend for itself or will you book it in to your local kennel? We tend to use a local … Continue reading Dreaming of Goa? Woof, Woof…
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
I love Windsor, have done for years… been here since 1995, a whole lifetime… I’ve been talking to one of my friendly retail pals and decided to get back to basics and sell a few products of my own. He … Continue reading There’s a new website in Royal Windsor, I do love Windsor
Since 22nd March 2004 this has been my journey to work… can be a little treacherous on a winter’s morning but on the whole, an inspirational stroll 😉 Some will prefer the hustle & bustle of the city… I can … Continue reading Does your commute to work get you down?
An early birthday present for Queen Elizabeth II, who’s birthday is on Monday 21st April… at 12pm today there was a 21 gun salute on the Long Walk, just outside Windsor Castle… (If you are fan of the Queen you’ll … Continue reading 21 Gun Salute for Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday
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)
Have you got your pair of beer sunglasses yet? What you waiting for? I am as close to source as you can get on these little beauties… you have them as is or if you’d like they branded around your … Continue reading Beer Sunglasses : definitely something for this Summer 2014!
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…
Greetings from Newcastle upon Tyne, jewel of the north. It’s probably twenty years since I worked here last and it’s changed a lot. There’s been a fair amount of regeneration and it would appear that there’s a decent amount of … Continue reading Ha’way The Lads (and Lassies)
When I first asked folk to blog, or add content to their very own space on the Business in Berkshire website back in 2004/5 I was disappointed when on 6 out of 600 actually engaged with the programme… It frustrated … Continue reading Are you Blogging with Confidence?
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!
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?
Not many people know this, but the British ‘invented’ modern Switzerland. In the mid-19th century, Switzerland was a divided, impoverished country with virtually non-existent access to its remoter valleys and with little or no industry. Then along came excursionist Thomas … Continue reading Britzerland by Peter Williamson @InnTravel
Rolling down our windows as we drove through Transylvania County towards the Blue Ridge Parkway, all we could hear was the sound of rushing water. Deciding on a whim to spend our afternoon at the waterfalls of Brevard was one thing, … Continue reading The Land of Waterfalls – Brevard by @mappingmegan
On and Off Piste in St Anton – One of the Best Ski Resorts Worldwide This story is put together by Melvin @traveldudes to get us in the mood for snow… this guy just travels around writing blogs and having … Continue reading While we wait for Sochi stories, enjoy @traveldudes St Anton experience
Have you been to Sochi in Russia where the 2014 Olympics are being held? Tell us your stories in the comments section below… if online, share links to your stories… happy for those in Sochi to join in 😉 If … Continue reading 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia
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
I went on holiday to Morocco end of October 2013, we went round the Souks at night and during the day. We went one night and the place was alive, there was food, snake charmers chasing people with snakes if … Continue reading You only got five camels for your sister!
Social media demands an instant response but what is your definition of “an instant” response? Today started a little later than planned… wanted to get into my shed for 8am and write a story for my 10am social media engagement … Continue reading Social media demands an instant response…
Refreshed after a week off the Monarch of the Puddings tour landed in Brighton. Now the good Mrs F had just toured here with her play and so I was a little prepared for our trip. The Theatre Royal Brighton … Continue reading Peoples Republic of Brightonia & Turkish food courts – The tour continues
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…
This is the first of our 2PM social media heart beat guest slots… story first published on Mappingmegan.com on Oct 22, 2013. I found here on Twitter @mappingmegan while looking at the holiday show! If you have a story others … Continue reading If you go down to the woods today…