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Members' Articles

Over recent years, our members have contributed a host of articles to our regular monthly newsletters. These articles have covered a wide range of topics, both personal and professional, around their work and travel. They are gathered here under this heading, in reverse chronological order.

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Crossrail Tunnel 2017: Update on Europe's largest infrastructure project ....

It's estimated that there's about 17,000 tonnes of bombs that were dropped on London in WWII, and the rule of thumb is that about 10% failed to explode....

Despite heroic attempts to end Liveries, The City is a living piece of history, from which many benefits flow....

The Minutes of the Coopers' Company, in 1704, blamed "the clamorous confusion and great disorder at its dinners on the presence of wives of its Liverymen"...

 

Walks and Talks - About the City, in the City, and by City Guides....

KNOWLEDGE OF THE CITY – Series 43    

How we are helping to improve the charity sector....

Our Livery Company is a key partner in a programme aimed at improving governance in the charity sector throughout the country....

I Wanna Be Like You-Hoo-Hoo....

Even before I entered the world of work I wanted to retire....

An invitation came for a voluntary position to teach at a remote rural school in the Free State of South Africa....

After 30 years of management consulting with C&L, PWC and IBM - "How hard could it be?", we thought....

Another entry in the Diary of our Visitor from Space [LOG 1 of the "Diary from ROBIS a visitor to Denglan" is to be found in the October 2016 Newsletter] ....

Log 2:  ..."After careful observation I have decided to adopt the form of species with four limbs and a fifth at the rear of its body which moves continuously...."

 

A 'Serial' Master.... !

A former Master Haberdasher and Past Master of the Management Consultants, Mike Jeans was installed as Master Chartered Accountant in Haberdashers' Hall on 12th October 2016....

An Irishman, a Scot and an Italian go on a road trip....

Restrained and meticulous, as always, the Wine Club forerunners make a recce to Sicily to set up the Vintners....

"Using more and more fuel to push through the waves - with the Shipping forecast continuing to say that there were gales in the straits of Gibraltar.... "

Liveryman Richard Stewart, sailing in a Force 8 gale towards Barbate - running literally on diesel vapour - on a summer Yachting adventure in Spain....

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