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FAT PIGS

How big is the sense of humour of the English? As an outsider, I perceived in these months that English humour is quite brilliant. Understated, dry and subtle, but ever present for those who look out for it. Working in conferences, it is an important factor that makes our work so much nicer every day. We make phone calls to our clients, we talk to numerous delegates, and many of...

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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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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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Utterly English

Having only recently moved to England, many charming details have been catching my attention. It’s the little things that brighten up my day and remind me time and time again that I am, undeniably, living in London.  To start with, the expressions – it is absolutely wonderful to come into work early in the morning, and hear a bright “Hello darling, how are you today?”  Just the darling makes everything...

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