Monthly Archives: February 2013

50 Challenges: No.8 Potatoes

Seed potatoes are in the shops noew (even Aldi), so now is a good time to plant. Various methods of growing potatoes are here, and you will see that you are not constrained by lack of a garden – more … Continue reading

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“Third of Organisations Consider Redundancy”

Despite the recovering jobs market, it still looks shaky. The Aon Hewitt 2013 Salary Increase Survey – Winter Update shows that many organisations expect redundancies . Indeed, that expectation is higher in the UK than anywhere in the EU apart … Continue reading

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50 Challenges: No.7 Sachertorte

Sitting on the terrace of the Hotel Sacher in Vienna with a slice of Sachertorte and a cup of Viennese coffee is sublime. If you cannot go to Austria for your chocolate cake, try Mary Berry’s recipe and make it … Continue reading

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50 Challenges: Taking People for Granted

How many people do you take for granted? This can be either that they will always be there, or because they always do what they do. Having been bereaved in the last fortnight, this is very much a live issue … Continue reading

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50 Challenges No. 5: Make a Will

About 30 million adults in the UK have not made a will, so the latest challenge is to contact a solicitor in order to make one. After all, there is not evidence that making a will lowers your life expectancy! … Continue reading

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