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Coronavirus Diary 42 – Necessity is the mother of invention

I started Ye Olde England Tours in 2013.  As far as I know, I was the first person in Britain to do what I do.  In fact I was so pioneering that I was thrown off Viator/Trip Advisor as back … Continue reading

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Waking up early for success

I don’t know about you but I have always been an early bird.  Even when I was little, I was up by 6am and today if I make it to 6am then it is a great lay-in.  For some reason I … Continue reading

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Helping people with loans and not donations

I don’t know about you but I like to help as many people as I can.  If possible then I do practical things to help like carry suitcases up the stairs on the London Underground or assisting the elderly or … Continue reading

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A small step for man – A giant leap for my company, Ye Olde England Tours

It is now almost 3 years I started Ye Olde England Tours with the aim of providing a professional, friendly and totally personalised series of tours.  Originally there were just 5 tours to choose from and now have 39 (with … Continue reading

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15 bad points about working for yourself

Having written earlier in the week on 20 great reasons you should be your own boss, it is only fair that I offer up some of the less pleasant experiences of working for yourself too.  It’s not all a bed … Continue reading

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20 Great Reasons To Work For Yourself

Three years ago this month, I took the big step of deciding I was going to create my own business.  My slight lack of blogging in recent weeks might give some indication of just how successful this has been. I … Continue reading

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My latest news!

I hope this post find everyone well.  We’re already in mid-April and so far this year I haven’t posted any updates on what I’m doing and my various projects which superficially might give the impression that I’m rather busy. Actually … Continue reading

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Is WordPress Ripping You Off?

That time of year has come when it is time to renew my WordPress domain mapping fees so that I can keep running my blogs on their .co.uk domains rather than the standard wordpress.com domain. No big deal I thought … Continue reading

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Unemployment – Great hours but the pay sucks

Regular readers, fans and groupies may have noticed over the last few months how dissatisfied I had become with my day job.  It wasn’t just because I hated it though that was true.  It was due to a whole host … Continue reading

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You think that you know Great Britain?

It easy for people who don’t live here (and even for some of us who do) to think that everything in Britain is old. We’re famous for old buildings and traditions but huge construction projects such as the London Olympics … Continue reading

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