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Assignments and adventures

 
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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"THE FORE" – funding for social entrepreneurs....

How the UK’s “most powerful man you’ve never heard of”, a former captain of the All Blacks, a CEO of Jane Austen’s bank and Dido Harding are disrupting the charity sector....

The Pearl of Africa....

Awakening to the knowledge of where the "mountain gorillas" of Uganda actually reside, and equipped with the worst climbing shoes that money could buy, Father of the Livery, Calvert Markham explores what Churchill once described as "the Pearl of Africa" ....

Pro Bono Reflections....

Liveryman Steve Cant - on his first months as Chair of the Pro Bono Committee, 2017....

 

Taiwan Notes....

...in Taiwan for Chinese New Year ....

Drumming up support for the WCoMC Charitable Fund....

Liveryman Simon Chapman showcases the newly-trained marching drummers, using the kit the Company funded....

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....

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