A generous benefactor has found a couple of tickets for the Emirates Stadium in their Christmas stocking and he’d like to make someone’s Christmas. We’d like to hear positive stories about people who have overcome adversity or gone beyond the … Continue reading 2 Seats for Arsenal v QPR Boxing Day
Why is it that folk spend so much time procrastinating instead of getting on with stuff? I’ve been banging the drum for a few weeks now on Crowd Funding and so many want to join in but they just have … Continue reading My 1st Community Crowd Funding Project
Dave Hampton got some great news this week, he was judged THE Sustainability Leader at the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014. So pleased for him… EDIE are the leading publisher in the environmental space… 10 years ago I “sponsored” them to … Continue reading THE Sustainability Leader Award Winner 2014
Denis Blandford Christmas Cards are selling out all over Windsor… he’d be so chuffed! I called into Christ Church URC yesterday, looking for Crowd Patch projects to get my teeth into and they were having a Christmas card sale… where … Continue reading Denis Blandford Christmas Cards selling out…
Before you read Carla’s story, do remember to give generously when you see the British Legion representatives collecting… You’ll find these handsome chaps in Tescos Windsor… Ian tells me the public have been very generous and just his team are … Continue reading Please don’t remove the Tower poppies
Just over a year ago I wrote a piece about the start of a new venture into curing meat. It was doing really well, so much so that I was making food all the time and making any progress on the … Continue reading Smoke gets in you pies…
Dare I say it… don’t mention it too much but Christmas is just around the corner, over the hill and down the Maidenhead Road… Need that perfect stocking filler? Then get yourself down to the Grassroots Pop Up Shop in … Continue reading Grassroots Pop Up Shop in Maidenhead
When you’re a busy mum of two young children, working in sales to bring home the bacon, how do you find the time to do the all the training that is needed to win competitions, never mind GOLD in the … Continue reading Working mum of two WINS GOLD at the World Championships AGAIN!
Do you want to lose weight? Get fit? Change your career? Find that special someone? Achieve that elusive goal? Quit smoking? Then you need to change your mindset! Come along to my next change your mindset workshop (Date TBC) and … Continue reading Perhaps you need a change of mindset?
OK, could your company’s brand image benefit from supporting a Great British GOLD Medalist? A veteran judo champion who took a break, had 2 children and has come back fighting her way to a GOLD Medal? Charlotte would love to … Continue reading Maidenhead’s Charlotte Wilkinson fights for Great Britain
Master your own health and well being… next weekend 28th & 29th of June 2014… near Pewsey, Wiltshire… I’ve been watching Clive’s videos for the last year and visited him at his home six months ago… he’s a very nice … Continue reading Spend next weekend getting really healthy…
My ONE BOAT Project is turning into a very interesting initiative and so I’ll be focusing on it for my talk at Thames Valley EXPO on 12th June, Windsor racecourse… • Do you often wonder what’s the point of social … Continue reading How social media engagement can change the world
The name of the ONE BOAT project came about while discussing the needs of the people of the Philippines with Jesse Tanchanco & Allan Limas, local Rotarians. I’ve just received an email from Jess Tanchanco from the Rotary Club of … Continue reading The ONE BOAT Project gets underway with TWO BOATS!
I pinged our two contacts over in the Philippines each an email last night asking on how our boats were coming on… Jesse came back and said he’d made our ONE BOAT donation into TWO BOATS and they would be … Continue reading ONE BOAT is already TWO BOATS, possible THREE!
Philip Turner hosted his President’s night at The Guildhall in Windsor A most stunning venue, being an ex council employee he obviously got the pensioner discount for the evening 😉 Obvious his introduction to the evening was appreciated by the … Continue reading Philip Turner’s Windsor & Eton Rotary Presidents Night
Here is something we might all learn from if those in the know share their wisdom. Imagine my sister’s surprise when she found a picture from her website in the Matrix Magazine. She uses their Opti-smooth products in her hairdressing … Continue reading What are your picture rights in industry publications?
Inspirational story about a young man from Sierra Leone who is setting MIT alight! I was pointed to this story by @hojomo after he’d RT’d one of my blogs… funny how you find things in 2014! 15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is … Continue reading Kelvin Doe’s story
Better have some coco & a nap then love… It’s funny how many people think those in the alternative health world are bonkers… perhaps they are, just a little but they do care about their fellow man more than they … Continue reading Are you a little nuts?
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…
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!
I’d like the Berkshire Blog’s 2PM blog to be associated with health, holidays and happiness… For the last few weeks we’ve been talking holidays, now it’s time to talk health. I’ve been following Clive de Carle’s weekly Health Revolution shows … Continue reading Introducing Clive de Carle & Ancient Purity
I recently persuaded my fellow Rotarians to buy two fishing boats for two villages in the Philippines and have been very impressed with the level of management being shown by the local Philippines Rotary Clubs. There was trepidation about investing … Continue reading Rotary ONE BOAT for the Philippines Project