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It’s February, it’s snowing and it’s cold. The political climate is stormy and there’s a cold front approaching for every direction. Let’s put that to one side and look at what we can do in the future. Since our Christmas blast of blog posts we’ve been...

Now this is going to be interesting. The reason for posting this is that I have decided that this is a real issue facing all of us in the workplace and has been since the start of time. I think we all rather hoped that this...

Thank you for reading the last 24 days of light-hearted, light-headed stuff. We really appreciate it and we look forward to seeing everyone in 2017. Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year   Alison & Glyn    ...

Nearly there! Less than 24 hours to go before the big day. If we were on the 'mainland' we would all be having the big celebration tonight and we send our best wishes to everyone celebrating then. The very word 'Eve' captures a moment of anticipation and...

sometime in 1343 – 25 October 1400 As we actually approach Christmas and I've had my peace on earth rant and all the other politically correct ramblings jotted in the past 22 days I thought it is definitely time to lighten up. Time to focus on...

2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948 2016 has been a pretty grim year politically and so many stars have died it will surely be remembered as one of the most gloomy years of all. Enough of that. In some ways there is so much trouble in the...

7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870 I could easily making a big mistake by including Charles Dickens in this list. Firstly, hands up those of you who have read all his books and stories? I thought not. My erudite and literate other half nearly completed the herculean...

Jolly good show, absolutely ripping and an excellent treacle tart to boot. Part of me can’t believe that I am writing this and another part of me finds the whole notion of talking about Enid Blyton vaguely hilarious. No, absolutely hilarious. The reason for my non-festive...

'Tis the season to be jolly, blah, blah, blah. The last Sunday in Advent. It's also the season to have the whole house covered in pine needles which will continue to be found embedded into the carpets until the summer solstice. Come wind and rain...

Tracey Emin's blog post keeps on self-destructing in a performance art type way. She was up there on 18 December and now she looks like James Dyson. Maybe I need some help! Tracey Emin, known for her wacky work, is actually the most brilliant draftsman. She's...