August 2009 Muse and Views

August 2009 Muse and Views

  Digging Deep for Change A private excavation in the late 1930`s, initiated by landowner Mrs Pretty on her land at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, was made by Basil Brown, “a local archaeologist of no formal education” along with her gardener and gamekeeper. Using only spades and barrows they unearthed what is thought to be the [...]
Searching for the Holy Grail

Searching for the Holy Grail

Not having an original 60’s San Franciscan Hippy Hiller amongst us doesn’t stop us appreciating that some of the best things in life are free; family, friends, sunshine and moonshine the more obvious and less debatable ones.  Snapping at the heels of Freebies is Good Value, which is equally turning out to be the elusive [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.10 The Welder

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.10 The Welder

Movement, Men and Machines or ‘Kraftwerk’ The  Tour de France  takes around 23 days to complete and covers 3,500 km /2,200 miles.  Rock Band Queen sang about the freedom of freewheeling on a bike... Bicycle..Bicycle..I want to ride my Bicycle... and Norman Tebbit as Employment Secretary is famous for the story about his unemployed father [...]
July 2009 News, Muse and Views

July 2009 News, Muse and Views

No Paine,  No Gain...... Living during a time of constitutional change, economic expansion, the birth of both National Debt and the Bank of England, Thomas Paine, amongst many things, called for revolution, defended private property, wrote on behalf of Banking, the Wage and Class Injustice, has been quoted by American Presidents and  yet had only 6 [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines  No.9  A Restaurant with a Twist

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.9 A Restaurant with a Twist

Extending our theme of Cafe’s we’ve been made aware of a restaurant that hasn’t got itself into a twist but is using a dual business model to full effect.  Sullivan’s  run by Bernadette Farrell of Rhosneigr is using her premises to full benefit as Cafe , Wine Bar, Restaurant  and with American launderette facilities the choices seem [...]
A Series : Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.8 – A Cafe with No Coffee…. but it`s Free

A Series : Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.8 – A Cafe with No Coffee…. but it`s Free

A Cafe with No Coffee.... but it’s Free How refreshing to hear of someone who wants to leave their place of work rather than being pushed.  Margaret, the Ying to Nick’s Yang, has handed in her notice to Sir Alan, as right hand (shoulder) ‘man’  and, like all difficult to replace employees, she will be [...]