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
Has one of the oldest questions about personality been answered? For many years personality psychologists gave the same answer as any pessimist: no, people’s personalities don’t change. This was even more true once they got to 30-years-old. By that time, … Continue reading Can People’s Personalities Change?
Over the last year myself & others in the area, namely Carla Delaney, Stuart Young & Colin Willman have been hosting Slow Business Networking events. The aim was to bring people out on a Friday for a spot of business … Continue reading Slow Business Networking NEW Community Format
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…
When we are engaged in things that we are passionate about then time flies and we have an abundance of energy, we don’t care what time it is! We are intrinsically motivated, it’s internal, we can’t help it, it’s who … Continue reading Scottish Referendum : What are you passionate about?
Hiring mobility scooters in Windsor is very easy… call 01753 622330 and ask for availability for when you are coming to town. Based at the coach park… SHOPMOBILITY WINDSOR Open Monday—Saturday 10:00am—5:00pm* The Coach Park Alma Road Windsor SL4 3HY … Continue reading Hiring mobility scooters in Windsor
Described as “a fossil-free version of troubleshooter Sir John Harvey-Jones” Chartered Environmentalist Dave Hampton is now External Relations Manager for Society for the Environment… I can’t think of anyone better for the job… his passion for neutralising carbon is infectious… … Continue reading What do you really, really, really want to be?
Carla Conquers Cycling Fears And Joins ‘Beat Generation!’ Carla takes on the Maidenhead Cycle Challenge from Love to Ride on Vimeo. I have finally conquered my cycling fears and actually propelled a bike without the adult stabilisers I longed for. … Continue reading Have you conquered any fears lately?
With Agenda 21 becoming more apparent to the average member of the population, it’s important for us to assess your knowledge of the countryside… What do you know about the countryside… do you know animals, crops & natural flowers? Share … Continue reading Agenda 21 Countryside Intelligence Test
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…
When I were nought but a lad I remember cycling down from Bramhope to Otley on my brand new Carlton Criterium with my two pals who had similar Raleigh bikes… I had to save up a third of the money, … Continue reading Ye Olde Tour de Yorkshire
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!
Slough Together Walk 2014 takes place on Saturday 3rd May, start any time between 10.00 am – 12.00 noon A great walk taking in countryside, riverside, village and town. Discover an amazing variety of views, monuments and buildings, including shops … Continue reading Rotary Slough Together Walk 3rd May 2014
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
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?
Watching Clive de Carle’s latest episode of The Health Revolution last night and he talks about how we could all be eating free food… we all love free… go have a listen… Hey mum, he mentions Todmorden… Love this quote… … Continue reading How would you like FREE FOOD?
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?
When it comes to health it is becoming increasingly apparent to me that you need to do your own research, not just simply listen to your doctor… When I mentioned magnesium to a friend of mine that owns a few … Continue reading Magnesium deficiencies and why we need more of it
Wraysbury, Datchet & now Staines are all featuring on the BBC news… living in Windsor, these towns are next door and so very much part of our community. Chris from Kris Cruisers is a fellow Rotarian and the start of … Continue reading Helping those impacted by the River Thames Floods
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!
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin maybe! If only Charles Darwin was here to respond then would … Continue reading Happy Darwin Day… did he say this?