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On a state visit to China in November 2010, David Cameron, with his coalition ministers, turned up to a welcoming ceremony well dressed and well versed in cultural relations between the two nations. As is customary in November, the British ministers donned poppies in remembrance of those who fell during the Great War. However, this [...]

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http://gty.im/668773115 Many gardeners were lamenting the lack of rain just a week ago, after the significant rain we've had this week they will be lamenting no more! More akin to the traditional weather we would expect in April, the heavy rain showers are a mixed blessing. If there is one thing however we can all [...]

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http://gty.im/556070783 It's not technically Spring yet, but it definitely feels like it. It's so wonderful to see beautiful daffodils surrounding our countryside office! Here's a poem entitled 'Daffodils' by William Wordsworth: I wander'd lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host [...]

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http://gty.im/935983128 This beautiful space is part of the Library@Orchard in Singapore. As we approach the end of Library Lovers’ Month, let’s visit our local libraries and make the most of these wonderful places. “In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

pixel2013/pixabay.com In honour of Valentine’s day yesterday, this week’s pic of the week shows the symbolism of the heart on this special day. Named in honour of the patron saint of love St Valentine, who was martyred and buried on this date. Many legends surround the life of St Valentine, including the giving [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

http://gty.im/1064077752                       TOPSHOT - Light displays are pictured during a photocall at Kew Gardens in south west London, on November 21, 2018, during an event to promote the launch of the 'Christmas at Kew Gardens' event. - The Kew at Night Christmas trail is [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

As the apple harvesting season is coming to a close, it is time for many apple farmers to revel in a bumper bounty, and to savour in the fruits of their hard labour. Many people in the apple industry will be making merry to celebrate the end of the harvest whilst others will simply be [...]

Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This week’s pic of the week is of the emc trekkers at the finish line after walking 26.5 miles in the Peak District to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. After months of training, the group crossed the finish line after 9 hours and 43 minutes. Everyone here at emc design is extremely proud! If [...]