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Archive - 2009 12

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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Michelle Robertson

24 December 2009

And so, Christmas has come around again. Where has the year gone exactly? We shall be heading home to merriment this afternoon and not back with you until 4th January. I must admit, it will be strange not to blog the latest magazine developments next week. I will look in on the forums from time to t ...

I''m dreaming of a white Christmas

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Michelle Robertson

22 December 2009

And who would have thought it? Snow has dusted our country in a big way the past few days, which is very unusual for this time of year, and once again, we have faced nightmares with travelling, ice rinks for streets, and record numbers of broken limbs passing through A&E. Why can"t we accept tha ...

The Sacred Made Real

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Michelle Robertson

17 December 2009

If ever you get the chance to go to the National Gallery before the end of January 2010, please do so, especially to see a wonderful exhibition entitled The Sacred Made Real. Carvers will be in for a real treat at being able to see the sublime and beautiful religious sculptures of 17th century Spain ...

Wow

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Michelle Robertson

15 December 2009

Well the office party went very well last Thursday. Everyone was jolly and a good time was had by all. And we all made it back in the office the next day in one piece. Some of us had sore heads and some of us carried on as normal. I had the pleasure of opening up a reader"s submission for the Re ...

Office party

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Michelle Robertson

10 December 2009

So tonight is the office party when all us editors, deputies, designers, production crew, sales execs, marketing bods and admin staff get to let their hair down and have a glass of wine or two to celebrate the coming festivities and the end of what has been a very busy year for us all. We shall star ...

Floored!

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Michelle Robertson

8 December 2009

Hi all. I had a very interesting weekend, and kept up the theme of multi-tasking. The rain held off long enough for me to finally get out in the garden and give the lawn its cut for the winter. I have been looking out the window at it in frustration for many weeks now so I was happy that the opportu ...

Women are great at multitasking

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Michelle Robertson

4 December 2009

Whilst Matt is being a typical bloke with his man flu, I am being the typical woman and multitasking in a way that only a woman could. I am reading and correcting two lots of proofs for two different magazines, uploading two different articles, and typing up my blog. It"s good hey? Once 5.30 com ...

Where am I?

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Michelle Robertson

2 December 2009

With all the magazines going to repro within a few days of each other, it is difficult to sometimes tell where we are, but deadlines have been met and now move on to the next stage of proofing all the pages and correcting anything that needs it. And that"s at the same time as getting another edi ...

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