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Where have all the doer-uppers gone?

05.05.2021

I’m not talking about a short supply of places that have scope for development or to use the estate agents’ vernacular, properties “in need of cosmetic improvement”. I’m talking about the pe...

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Mayday! Mayday! May Day Market Mayhem!

30.04.2021

The RB Morris Dancing Ensemble, Dunny-On-The-Wold May Day 2009, Best in Show. “I’ll try anything once except Morris Dancing and incest…” So said the conductor, impresario and legen...

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‘ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE…’

21.04.2021

'ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE...' So sang Eric Idle’s Barrabas to Graham Chapman’s Messiah, Brian as they dangled helplessly on their crucifixes. Did Barrabas know about the resur...

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Surf’s Up!

25.02.2021

Forgive me dear reader, but I thought that a little revisitation of recent history would be in order as we set our sights on the Spring Market… When the first lockdown ended last year, we saw a m...

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“Where to Guv?”

27.01.2021

You don’t just get into a taxi and say drive. And you don’t just go to work and work. You have to have a destination, a goal a mission…even more so when you run th...

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A Christmas Carol

30.11.2020

So, as we head towards the turn of a truly unusual year and we peer through the glass darkly at the wreckage of 2020, our thoughts must surely turn to the Druids? To the Druids? Yes, to the Druids,...

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Agents can continue to operate during lockdown

10.11.2020

It has been confirmed that property viewings and home moves in England can still take place during the second lockdown, which begins on 5th November and will continue for at least four weeks. Under...

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A life unexamined…

21.10.2020

A life unexamined, is a life not worth living…so said the Father of Western Philosophy, Socrates. And I, for one, wholeheartedly agree with Soc The Greek. And so, the other day, I was examining m...

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That was Summer Jim, but not as we know it…

10.09.2020

So said Leonard “Bones” McCoy, ship’s doctor, to James T. Kirk ship’s captain, Star Ship Enterprise, stardate 23275…(T stood for Tiberius, the classical imperi...

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Come on down!

24.07.2020

The Price is Right! Come on down! So sayeth those jacks of all (Light Entertainment) trades and those masters of none, Lord Leslie of Crowther and Sir Bruce Forsythe…those Titans of a Televisual ...

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In conversation: Patrick Rampton

10.07.2020

Patrick Rampton, of Rampton Baseley speaks with The Leaders Council in April. The full article can be found READ MORE

The return of the bid

10.07.2020

This past six weeks has seen the (un)welcome return (depending on which side of the selling fence you reside) of our old friend the sealed bid. As has been noted recently in these missives, the loc...

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