Bevin Boy

These truly are unsung heroes. Many like my father have now passed on, with little recognition by anybody at all really. For those unfamiliar you can read their story here: Bevin Boys Association The Forgotten Conscript Men like my father instead of being conscripted into the Army, RAF, or Navy for the forces in World […]

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Introducing Mr BIM – The Schoolmaster

It’s easy to push the blame around. We love our processes, the BIM standards, guidance, tools, apps, plug-ins , copious never-ending updates and new tech shiny playthings, a veritable avalanche smorgasbord of stuff, information, bits, bytes and data that overwhelms, daily, hourly even, complete with flashing lights, ringing bells and buzzers. And hubcaps. Always chase […]

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Eine kleine Value Engineering Musik!

The following is a blog published today in association with Tom Buffery of Talk Recruitment The Construction Design Manager – Value Engineering Tips In this blog, we spoke to a special guest, John Eynon, who is not only a very experienced construction Design Manager but also notably the author of “The Design Managers Handbook” to bring to […]

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I have no legs

I have no legs. No arms. No hope. No dreams. No roof. No bed. No family. No-one to care. No money. No love. No clean water. No sanitation. No health. No health care. No sight. No hearing. No food. No shelter. No heat. No light. No salvation. No life. I imagine as you read this […]

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I’m don’t think I’m alone here. I probably get some kind of cold call once or twice a week. Soul destroying. I try to be polite, (most of the time!), and sometimes I listen all the way through, trying to be nice. But the end is inevitable. All that rejection. Soul destroying! I’m sorry, I […]

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In the Arena

The Man in the Arena It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and […]

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