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Wet and Windy

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Anthony Bailey

23 November 2012

Yep, it’s pretty grim outside alright, dark, windy and heavy rain promised although not as much as some folks have had, whose homes and businesses have been devastated by torrents of water. But I have this lasting concern which I hope will never come to anything. At the end of my very long narrow ba ...

In a spin

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Anthony Bailey

19 November 2012

Editing a magazine is like plate spinning, keeping all the plates turning on their poles and making sure none fall off. If any of our detractors ever had to try it as an exercise in job-swapping then I think the reality of magazine production would hit home quite hard. Having said that it is an inte ...

Cold

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Anthony Bailey

12 November 2012

Not only has the weather turned cold of course but like many of my GMC colleagues I have succumbed to the inevitable seasonal lurgy. Not looking for sympathy, but pointing out an obvious excuse to light our woodburning stove at home. All those unwanted offcuts, many with embedded nails or screws, no ...

The times they are a’changin’

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Simon Frost

9 November 2012

Afternoon all, I hope you’ve had a good week. We’re about a week into work on another issue here and it’s really starting to gather speed. With several new series kicking in over the upcoming issues – four of them starting in the issue we’re working on now – it’s out with the old and in with the new ...

Ash to Ashes

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Anthony Bailey

2 November 2012

Unfortunately my blog this week is a brief mention of that rather hot topic - Chalara dieback of ash (Chalara fraxinea). The media has been quick to bring to our attention the apocalyptic news regarding this latest threat to our woodlands. From a scientific or technical point of view I cannot add an ...

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