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Time to tend your lawn

After that unexpected, and unwanted cold snap that hit the Island throughout March, I guess we can now expect a few inevitable April showers, but hopefully also some sunny days, as our gardens continue to spring into life.

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On the beach but always reaching for the stars

But while setting out the chairs and taking money from relaxing holidaymakers, John invariably had other things on his mind. Even though he may not have realised it at the time, he was taking the first steps towards becoming one of the world’s most talented design engineers.

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