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Sunday, 10 May 2020 - Master's Blog

For inspiration on what to include in my blog I normally turn first to my past month’s diary and  am always surprised at how quickly time has passed and how many...

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Master’s Blog – March 2020

Thursday, 16 April 2020 - Master's Blog

The beginning of March doesn’t seem a month ago. It seems more like a different age on another planet. Although Covid 19 was already beginning to raise it’s ugly head and...

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Master’s Blog – February 2020

Monday, 9 March 2020 - Master's Blog

First up in February was a road and boat trip to Alkmaar in The Netherlands where I had been asked as Master to open the 10th Anniversary of The Hielander Whisky...

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Master’s Blog – January 2020

Monday, 9 March 2020 - Master's Blog

As I mentioned in the newsletter, it is scarcely believable that I write this with over a quarter of my Master’s year gone already. Time does fly when one is enjoying...

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Master’s Blog – December 2019

Friday, 17 January 2020 - Master's Blog

May I wish all our readers a Happy New Year and trust that everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Having picked up the pen , so to speak, from IPM Martin Riley...

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Master’s Blog – November 2019

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - Master's Blog

The month began with the Glass Sellers Mansion House Banquet to which the Mistress and I were invited. A splendid evening where the Master’s guests were accompanied by a brass band...

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Master’s Blog – October 2019

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - Master's Blog

If September seemed busy – October was supercharged.  It was undoubtedly the busiest month in the Master’s year.  It began with an invitation to the Glovers’ Mansion House Banquet – during...

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Master’s Blog – September 2019

Friday, 4 October 2019 - Master's Blog

Lunch with High Court Judges at the Old Bailey is an invitation extended to all Masters of Livery Companies during the course of their year. The conversation gives an insight into...

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Master’s Blog – July 2019

Tuesday, 6 August 2019 - Livery News,Master's Blog

July is a busy month and  there were a number of key events in the month starting with the Innholders’ Dinner in Innholders’ Hall where the Master gave a short history...

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December 2018

Distillate 2019

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