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Archive - 2009 11

4 weeks to go

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Michelle Robertson

27 November 2009

We have had a very full week in the office and we are a little glad that it is Friday, with a couple of days off to recharge the batteries. We shall be back in on Monday giving it more energy than a Duracell bunny! Woodcarving went to repro on Wednesday, and WPP goes next Tuesday, as does Woodturnin ...

The man flu debate keeps raging

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Michelle Robertson

25 November 2009

I see our Matt Long has been debating the age old issue of man flu. He is sitting at his desk, wrapped up in a scarf and battling bravely to get the next issue of WPP out for next week. Poor little soldier! According to recent reports, the male of the species does tend to suffer worse than the femal ...

Looking at things a little differently

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Michelle Robertson

20 November 2009

Just where is all this rain coming from? Having had a glorious September and October, the UK has once again given in to the old storm clouds and gales which have been sweeping across the land for near on a week now. But let"s look on the positive side. We might not be able to get out and about t ...

Busy bees

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Michelle Robertson

17 November 2009

As Christmas approaches fast, the pace in the woodworking office quickens at an alarming pace. We are juggling shortened schedules so that we can get your favourite magazines out for you on time but keeping up the great quality you have come to expect from us all. We of course enjoy the challenge of ...

Keep carving

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Michelle Robertson

11 November 2009

I have been putting together a courses directory for you in the next issue due out end of December. It was heartening to see that so many courses are still in abundance and makes me think that carving is having something of a renaissance. It would be really good to see youngsters in their droves car ...

Pretty lights in the sky

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Michelle Robertson

6 November 2009

That Guy Fawkes has a lot to answer for hasn"t he? If it wasn"t for him then we would be happily going about our day-to-day business without the need to be firing rockets into the night sky. I am not too much of a fan of of this time of year as you may guess, not that I am particularly again ...

Trick or treat

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Michelle Robertson

3 November 2009

Well you"ll never guess what? I was able to do quite a lot of tiling at the weekend and the wet room is coming on a treat, even if I do say so myself. I am loving the dedicated tile cutter from Screwfix which makes everything that bit easier and a lot more fun. I was cutting all sorts of shapes, ...

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