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Master’s Blog – March

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - Master's Blog

March began with a ceremony in Guildhall Yard with the Lord Mayor and Master Gardener hosting the Duke of Kent in the opening of a small garden in the form of...

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Master’s Blog – February

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - Master's Blog

February has been busy for activities within our Company and in the Livery world. The February Court meeting was preceded by a meeting of the MALT group (Military Affiliates Liaison Team)...

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Master’s Blog – January

Friday, 8 February 2019 - Master's Blog

January began well with an “eat through” of the menu we have chosen for the February Livery lunch. I was joined in this endeavour by the Mistress, the Assistant Clerk and Liveryman...

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Master’s Blog – December

Monday, 21 January 2019 - Master's Blog

My first Master’s blog starts with the Installation Dinner, and the transfer of Mastership from Bryan Burrough, which is very well reported in the accompanying article by Emma Fox. It was...

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Master’s Blog – November

Friday, 30 November 2018 - Master's Blog

Another busy month to finish my year. I was delighted to be asked to be a Guard of Honour at the Lord Mayor’s Show. This entailed greeting the new Lord Mayor...

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Master’s Blog – October

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - Master's Blog

A busy month. My German is non-existent, so giving a speech in German sets the pulse racing. That is what I had to do at the annual banquet of our affiliate...

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Master’s Blog – September

Friday, 2 November 2018 - Master's Blog

Undoubtedly the highlight of the month was the Scottish dinner. Over 160 people attended a lively gathering at the Signet Library in Edinburgh. The toast to the guests was proposed by...

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Master’s Blog – August

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - Master's Blog

Many people say the City, like the French, go on holiday for the whole of August. The International Wine and Spirit Competition tasting, at the end of July at Vintners’ Hall,...

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Master’s Blog – July

Saturday, 14 July 2018 - Master's Blog

Probably the highlight of the month was the RAF 100 flypast. A number of us had been up to RAF Honington the previous week and Air Marshal Sir David Walker asked...

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December 2018

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