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Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Pibroch and Rioja

by Amanda Taylor on 23 May, 2013

PIBROCH is like fine wine  — it adds a touch of class to any occasion, attracts myth and obsession, holds secrets to aficionados, and a small sip leaves a wonderful feeling.                                                                                           Barnaby Brown There is a Celtic connection between classic bagpipe melodies and Rioja wine. That must be why the two are being offered together […]

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Fair trade in Chesterton: One Step at a Time

by Amanda Taylor on 27 February, 2013

It’s FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT – always a busy time for me and for other members of the Cambridge Fair Trade Group. On Tuesday morning, I caught an early bus to Chesterton Community College, to meet their staff and talk to their Year 11 students about the Cambridge Fair Trade Group. I was welcomed with a big […]

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Rock Road Library: now we can breathe again

by Amanda Taylor on 31 August, 2012

It was great news to hear at a recent meeting of the Friends of Rock Road Library that the Conservative-led Cambridgeshire County Council has abandoned its ideas to close Rock Road Library. This is excellent news, and a tribute to all the people who have spent the past 18 months signing petitions, going to meetings […]

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