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Windsor & Celle Lighting Up Rotary

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

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Does your commute to work get you down?

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?

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21 Gun Salute for Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday

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

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Start spreading the Noos… Monarch of the puddings reaches Scotland (again)

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)

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Of all the book shops in all the world…

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…

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Are you Blogging with Confidence?

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?

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He’s not a celebrity… keep him in there!

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!

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When the chips are down, what will security cost you?

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?

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The Land of Waterfalls – Brevard by @mappingmegan

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

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While we wait for Sochi stories, enjoy @traveldudes St Anton experience

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

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You only got five camels for your sister!

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!

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Social media demands an instant response…

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…

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Peoples Republic of Brightonia & Turkish food courts – The tour continues

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

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Jump in my car – it’s not very far…

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…