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Archive - 2014 01

Seat of Learning?

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Anthony Bailey

30 January 2014

Following the start of a campaign to prevent the closure of no less than nine courses in furniture, media and engineering at Bucks New Uni, including a Facebook page with over 2,000 supporters and the imminent involvement of the High Wycombe MP, local and national, the Faculty Director concerned has ...

RIP Bucks?

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Anthony Bailey

27 January 2014

Following the "internal announcement" that Bucks New University, High Wycombe, will be ceasing a number of Foundation - craft, furniture, restoration and conservation courses in two years time, there has understandably been shock, stunned disbelief and a sense of outrage among both students  ...

Hi Everyone

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Briony Darnley

22 January 2014

Hi everyone, It’s my third week working at GMC, and it couldn’t have gone faster. Having left university last June with a 2:1 English Literature and Creative Writing degree, I know just how lucky I am to have a job like this already, whereas some of my other graduate friends are still waiting to fin ...

Weather or Not

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Anthony Bailey

15 January 2014

Finally shaking off the winter holiday break, we have just had a fairly massive domestic turnaround. Changing rooms and ‘repurposing’ them, in particular, the summerhouse is now a craft room as we are such a ‘crafty’ family. That still leaves my workshop to be sorted out. In spite of the weather, wh ...

A Damp Start

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Anthony Bailey

3 January 2014

A rather ironic title for any of our visitors to this website who may find themselves under flood water in their homes. Here at the magazine we have not long been back to work and thankfully, so far, Lewes, here in Sussex, hasn’t suffered the heavy flooding it did some years ago. Although by good lu ...

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