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Zooming In…

… on that courtyard garden from yesterday’s post.
In the brief moments when I was back at the hotel, I noticed that the courtyard was used by businessmen for team-working. It was interesting to look down on them and wonder what they were doing.
You can also see towards the back of the photo that overall [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 26th 2010

For the duration of the conference we were staying in the Jurys Inn which is very convenient for the railway station but as I mentioned before, it is a short walk from the town.
Booking in was almost as chaotic as last year, but after a while a manager took charge and managed to speed up [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 25th 2010

This year the MoD Group Conference was held in the Holiday Inn which was a long trek from the Group hotel. Business started at 9 in the morning and finished at 5.30 in the evening with an hour for lunch. Once again I was on the Standing Orders Committee which ensures the conference [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on May 24th 2010

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Time to Relax

The journey by rail to Brighton wasn’t too bad despite the engineering works. We managed to avoid having to change to a bus half way through the last leg of the journey, although we were rather alarmed when the train stopped and then appeared to be heading back in the direction it had just [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on May 22nd 2010

First thing tomorrow I am setting off for the PCS Conference, it doesn’t seem a year ago since I was at last year’s Conference.  The things that have been going on in my life in the past few weeks have meant I haven’t been able to get myself organised properly this year.  The paperwork and [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 15th 2010

I have nearly come to the end of my conference postings, so you can all breath a sigh of relief
I have shown you the conference hall, covered some of the debates, fringe meetings and guest speakers (one more to come).  Today I am going to share with you the seafront at Brighton.  How [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 4th 2009

I spent most of last week in the Brighton Centre.  They were long days lasting from 9 in the morning until 5.30 in the evening, with only an hour for lunch. At the main conference you don’t even get a few minutes break for a cup of tea in the morning. Most conference sessions [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on May 25th 2009

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