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“Only 10 per cent of the new jobs created in the next ten years will be unskilled” –Gordon Brown

Only 10 per cent of the new jobs created in the next ten years will be unskilled. That means 90% of the jobs of the future come with better chances of decent pay, steady promotion and Long-term prospects.
It means the majority of people having not a job but Continue reading

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BBC NEWS Doors shut at last UK piano maker

Does the UK actually manufacture anything anymore?? BBC NEWS | England | Beds/Bucks/Herts | Doors shut at last UK piano maker

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Autumn is coming !!

I have not posted much over the last weeks as it has been mainly more of the same which is watering, weeding and picking produce. However below I will give a quick rundown on things worth mentioning to keep the overall year in the veggie patch complete. Continue reading

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My Annual Visit to Worthing Festival

Today I paid what has become my annual visit to Worthing. Nothing like a day at the seaside normally and the past few years it has been scorching hot. However I was not so lucky this year as it started spitting with rain as I got near Worthing. Continue reading

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The tomatoes have germinated!

Got home from work on Tuesday and found the sun had brought several of the tomatoes out of the vermiculite. When I woke up Wednesday morning a couple of the courgettes have also made an appearance. Continue reading

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The Easter holidays arrive and start with rain!

I got a reasonable start but then the rain arrived but being April it was only a shower so after a coffee break it had stopped. I had moved nearly all the timber but under the last piece I discovered a toad. Continue reading

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Easter Weekend next weekend.

Tuesday morning I got out early before work to sow some tomato seeds in my new plug trays. Continue reading

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April arrives and lots to do in the vegetable patch

Saturday dawns with light showers but soon brightens up into a very warm afternoon. Continue reading

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Quick update this week.

Wednesday morning and the signs of both the lettuce and cabbage seeds having germinated welcome my start to the day. Continue reading

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Seed Sowing and digging

I started the time in the vegetable plot by uncovering the cloche and watering the strawberries and the ground in which the potatoes, broad beans and peas were sown the other week as things were beginning to dry out. Continue reading

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