Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bike Friday and creating a Community Larder

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Last Friday was a very busy and exciting day.  I was supposed to be meeting Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council as he was to join me and the Prestwich leg of the Bike Friday ride, however I receieved … Continue reading

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Vimto Milkshake – The next generation

One of my favourite and seemingly most popular blog entries is about Vimto and my ever so slightly bold claim to have invented the Vimto Milkshake.  About once a month someone hits my blog site because they have Googled ‘Vimto Milkshake’.  … Continue reading

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Child’s play

Yesterday I picked up my daughter’s new bike from my LBS and I was glad to find that my wife was pleased with the choice.  Maria turns 6 on Wednesday and has outgrown her first bike which she still rides about … Continue reading

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Dear Nick Griffin…

Via the Save A Cyclist campaign on Facebook I was made aware of a See Me Save Me campaign set up in memory of Eilidh Cairns a lady cyclist who was killed by an HGV in North London. The objective … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility

I’ve mentioned Corporate Social Responsibility a few times recently so I’d better explain what CSR means to me, to Sage and to our Accountant’s Division based (mostly) at Salford Quays.  I bet that when I was appointed everyone in the … Continue reading

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I wouldn’t stop for red lights…..

….are lyrics from one of my favourite tunes of the last 12 months written by the wonderful Delphic who are a kind of New Order lite.  Their debut album was my favourite of 2010 (I bought 3 records from last year’s hit parade) and … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Yesterday was Groundhog Day and though the set of results from the rodent celebrities of North America were mixed, their verdict was that spring was on its way (save for poor Woodstock Willie whose appearance was cancelled due to a snowstorm).  … Continue reading

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