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by James Pilkington

I’ve two books in my desk drawer both written by Christopher Foyle, of Foyle’s bookshop fame, they’re called “Foyle’s Philavery” and “Foyle’s Further Philavery”. They’re collections of unusual and pleasing words.

Dress Down Friday

by James Pilkington

Someone's just mentioned "dress down Fridays" in the office.

Wild Geese

by James Pilkington

Have you ever wondered why geese fly in a 'V' formation?

Reverse Mentoring?

by James Pilkington

There's a new 'fad' in the workplaces of wider the world - 'reverse mentoring'


by James Pilkington

The average person will suffer 4,944 injuries and minor ailments over the course of their lifetime, a survey has found. Each year, cuts, bruises, bugs and colds mean you'll be in pain or feel under the weather a total of 61 times.


by James Pilkington

Public Health England are extolling the virtues of 'walking meetings' prescribing them as a prescription for chronic sedentarism in the workplace - we are sitting down too much, apparently.

the C-word

by James Pilkington | Tags: christmas

Someone's just used the C-word in the office...

Bolton FM is listening... are you?

by James Pilkington

I remember the first time I heard Dean Martin's "Ain't that a Kick in the Head"

Food and Drink Festival

by James Pilkington | Tags: food, drink

This weekend is the twelfth Bolton Food and Drink festival and Bolton FM will be out and about taking an active part in proceedings.

Results Day

by James Pilkington

Today is A-Level results day; next Thursday is GCE results day

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