A Midsummer Night’s Picnic

Another marker for the start of summer is the number of outdoor theatre productions that are advertised. As it's on our doorstep, Clare and I decided to watch a production of ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ at Packwood House, one of Warwickshire’s most popular National Trust venues. Whilst...

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I’m off to ‘The Hay Festival’

I’m encouraged that the Bank Holiday weather is staying dry enough for me to plan my visit to The Hay Festival on the Welsh border this weekend. As well soaking up all things literature, I’m looking forward to getting out into the fresh air...

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One man and his dog (oh & Lyns too)

I haven't got much planned for this weekend, we had thought about going back to the mother land of Devon, but that would have meant madness on the M5. So we have opted to stay at home in Leamington Spa....

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The Great Outdoors

This year I have been making the most of the Great Outdoors and spring weather and venturing off to various National Trust establishments. The great April weather helped make the visits more enjoyable but more than anything it was good to get out and see something...

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We ‘Like’ Morsø UK & we hope you do too

Love Scandinavian design? - Please ‘like’ Morsø woodburning stoves. Morsø stoves are one of our longest standing customers and we’ve just launched their UK specific Facebook page. The page will feature all the latest products, news, events and the odd special offer too....

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Work Experience Diary – Day 5

Unfortunately today is my last day at Cloud 9 but it has been very busy! This morning I finished editing yesterday’s photos to make sure they look professional for the flyer. I then had to fill out a booklet my school gave me about how...

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Work Experience Diary – Day 4

Today I met Val who does the accounts for Cloud 9. I arrived at the offices with lots of cakes for photography, which made Molly happy although she wasn’t allowed any! Most of this morning, I spent my time designing a flyer for kingfisher cakes...

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Work Experience Diary – Day 3

When I arrived this morning, I finished my mood board and drew some business card ideas for ‘Kingfisher Cakes’. Around 11, a lady named Helen came and I watched her have a meeting with Clare, Mike and Simon about possible projects. It was interesting but after...

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