March 2016

Lamb and chicks

Spring is here!

As we celebrate the first day of spring, Sunday 20th March 2016, it is with a smile that we recall the ancient Chinese belief in respect to the Spring equinox. The theory states that, due to the sun's equidistant position between the poles of the earth...

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Plastic duck and paper

Kitchen design

We are working hard to ensure that we have the best quality kitchen that our budget will permit. To give you a flavour of the advances made in modern technology, we are confident our friendly duck Chef can also prepare a wonderful meal with the equipment...

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Landscape

A room with a view

Our fellow shareholder Neale has shared the view from his apartment in Turkmenistan. A view from behind the 'Iron Curtain' quite impressive and a true winters landscape. Anyway he won't be allowed to leave until he has a few good tips for the restaurant at the Swan!...

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Getting the Pain on the Pub

Painting Outside

We are extremely proud of the results achieved by Root and Staff Property services at the pub. Thus this post is written as a tribute to Mick who has suffered this week in the bitterly cold easterly winds with his paint brushes in hand. The glorious...

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Nice one Deben plumbing

Spot the difference

Can you spot the differences between these two photos? A special prize awaits the winner! On a more serious note sincere thanks to Dave and the team from Deben Plumbing for all of their kind and willing efforts to date,  which are much appreciated.  ...

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St Patricks day at the pub

St Patrick’s Day

Our Building Team Well the Alderton Swan may be closed for a refurbishment, but it is good to see that the building team are there in spirit and keeping up the good work! Sadly not a Guinness in sight, well done lads!  ...

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Tea for the boys

Tea for the boys

We have discovered the perfect system for taking care of the workmen on site! Tea for the boys' We all know how far a good old cuppa goes during a long working day, so as a time saving initiative we believe that we have found the perfect...

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Searching far and wide!

We are back

Sincere apologies for the interlude between this and our last posts, but we are happy to advise that we are now back on stream! This pause was due to an ongoing tour of the globe searching for new ideas and initiatives in advance of the grand...

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