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1. Having the flavor, aroma, or quality of spice.
2. Piquant; zesty: a spicy tomato sauce.
3. Producing or abounding in spices.
4. High-spirited; lively.
5. Slightly scandalous; risqué: a spicy Hollywood romance.

Definition 4: High-spirited; lively.
Whilst trying to enjoy a little bit of calm in amongst the hustle and bustle of the week this seagull was a little too [...]

26 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2012

Wednesday morning saw the start of this year’s PCS Annual Delegates Conference. The president Janice Godrich opened the conference and apologised for the fact that Mark Serwotka was unable to attend the conference this year.
Her speech outlined the current political situation regarding the labour legacy and what would come next from the Con-Lib alliance. [...]

2 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

Follow me live from Brighton, reporting on the MoD group and main PCS conference.  You can also view the latest the comments on my Twitter feed more easily in in my sidebar if you scroll down a little.
We meet in Brighton just after the 6 May general election, but we know that whoever is leading [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 16th 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

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