Archive for September, 2010

What's happening at our Central London Conference Venues

Buses and bycicles

An article published on the BBC news channel claims that “the average commuter spends 139 hours a year travelling to and from work”. Discounting holidays, that represents almost 3 hours per week. I suddenly feel very sorry for myself, as I spend about two and a half hours getting from home to work and back every day! But my own miseries and self-pity left aside, I wondered – how do...

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When the remedy is worse than the disease

Maybe some of you have read this blog a couple of weeks ago – I mentioned how we were trying to find ways to donate our surplus food to charities. This ended up being a lot more complicated than at first sight may seem. We have, almost every day, a certain amount of delicious, healthy and fresh food that we don’t want; others want delicious, healthy and fresh food, that they don’t have. The equation...

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Last Sunday was one of those days

Last Sunday was one of those days. As an intermittent shift worker I was called by the god of money to work. I was under the impression work would be a little light tinkering, maybe a doze and a long stretch of the Archers on the Iplayer, how wrong. The conference organised by some scarily efficient Chinese went wrong from the off, who was at fault, I have no idea....

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Disillusionment and a fascination with human sacrifice

To blog or not to blog seems to be one of the innumerable questions I face daily, is it worth it, well maybe sometimes just to say something. We are just starting the ‘conference season’ what a stupid phrase sounds like ascot or at maybe Chelsea FC. The hard fact is work is hard,  we should be running conferences every single day, well we are that, though certainly the rates...

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What a waste…

As many of you know, at Cavendish Conference Centres all food is prepared on site by a small team of dedicated caterers. This allows us to provide luscious lunches, including starters, warm meals, salads, cheese platters, seasonal fruits and much more, using only the freshest ingredients. We can suit all individual needs – vegetarian, lactose free, vegan? No problem, nothing is impossible for our amazing chefs! There is, nonetheless, a...

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