St Swithin’s Day

Nicki was looking into the history of St Swithin’s Day… St Swithin’s Day falls on 15th July every year. According to tradition, the weather on that day will continue for the next 40 days and 40 nights. Let’s hope the sun shines. St Swithin was an Anglo-Saxon bishop at Winchester Cathedral who died in 862. He was famous for his…

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The virtue of patience

Nicki recently witnessed an example of how patience is a skill that not everyone possesses in abundance and it got her thinking about its importance in today’s hi-tech world. As technology speeds up our lives, and much of what we desire is available at the click of a button, it can sometimes feel as if…

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What is the business challenge we hear about most?

Lucy recently heard about the same business challenge in three separate conversations with prospective clients and realised it’s one that keeps cropping up, but the good news is that it’s not a difficult one to solve. When we talk to prospective clients, there is one challenge that we hear about more than any other: our…

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Wear your red lipstick for charity!

As part of Rambutan’s fundraising efforts for Dementia UK this year, the bunch have decided to don their brightest red lippy, and take part in the nationwide #redlippyday campaign on 6th May. Fancy getting involved yourself? Read on! To be honest, any excuse to dress up/down, wear silly hats, or clown around in general and…

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April Fool

Lance was thinking recently about the time he saw a BBC programme about spaghetti being harvested from spaghetti trees. The spaghetti was hanging low so it was easy for ‘pickers’ to collect baskets full of the stuff. The programme was shown on 1 April many years ago to celebrate April Fool’s Day. So what’s the…

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