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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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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....

“Fish Wars – the heron awakens…” …..

....just when you thought it was safe to put fish back in the water!  (Episode 2:  follows Pond Wars....)

A Mistress' Year...

On the rollercoaster of representing WCoMC during 2015/2016 as Mistress, Caroline Helm explores the pleasure and the fears....

Could you be a Trustee for "Mind in Harrow"...? [Advertisement] - To apply for end-October...

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Diary from ROBIS, a visitor to Denglan....

"....where the species suffers from the disability of only four limbs and seems incapable of making progress on any more than two. Its lifespan is radically short but it also seems to try to compensate for this by hyperactive activity...."

Pro Bono Ramblings...

Second Warden, John Corneille, navigates from Entrepreneurs producing breakfast cereals and biscuits out of a gluten-free grain, to others buying machinery to cut bamboo for weaving and perfumed sticks ....

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