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Pomp and circumstance

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The tearoom lady called me love. All the shop ladies called me love and most of the men called me mate. I hadn’t been here twelve hours and already they loved me There are some things that the British do better than anyone else. And Monday September 19th was one …

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That was the week that was

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This royal throne of kings, this scepter’d isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-Paradise. Some weeks nothing happens. You get up, go to work, come home, shout at the children, go to bed and start all over again. Nothing of note happens. Last week …

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FMB raises over £2,000 for Ukraine humanitarian appeal

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Following a fundraising drive, staff at the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), have raised £2,340 in aid of emergency support for the people of Ukraine. The funds will be donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. The FMB, the largest trade body in the UK construction sector, representing …

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Should he stay or should he go?

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What’s gone, and what’s past help, Should be past grief. The trouble with there being so very many things to get angry about is often that you don’t know where to begin and so your anger gets dissipated. I’m rather afraid of this happening right now. I wrote quite a …

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FAKRO continues support for Ukraine

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FAKRO has demonstrated its support for Ukraine by providing vehicles from its fleet to transport long-term food and hygiene articles to Poland, to then be sent onto Ukraine. However due to new customs regulations, the items must now go directly to Ukraine. To avoid putting its drivers in danger, FAKRO …

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The love of money

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All that glisters is not gold There is so much going on in this industry at the moment, so much to write about and think about. There are anniversaries of long-standing family run companies, there are energy-intensive manufacturers investing in the sustainability of their processes and there is the march …

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