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Linda Jones
Mum, company director, journalist, trainer, author. I think this is the right order.
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By Helen Moffat We caught our first glimpses of Guernsey as we left the ferry and made slow progress through the Friday afternoon traffic of the capital, St Peter Port, and immediately began forming our impressions. “I think it looks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at 'You've got your hands full'
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Kim and Ollie lap up the atmosphere after an impressive ice dance show on the Independence of the Seas. It has been a long time since I ventured out with a group of bloggers. A couple of weeks ago, I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at 'You've got your hands full'
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It's flaming July - so we thought we'd come up with a flamin' great offer to heat up the month - even if the weather doesn't look too hot! We're hosting Curry Tuesday each week, where you can buy a main curry dish, and get another one absolutely free when... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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We know how expensive this time of year is – but when the weather’s horrible, the nights are long, cold and miserable and you’re working harder than ever to get everything done, don’t you deserve a treat every now and then?! Eating out is not always an option, especially if... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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Anyone who knows our lovely owner Bharat will tell you what a pleasant, laid-back kind of guy he is. But being in charge of the extension work at our sister restaurant, The Vine, in West Bromwich, seems to have really got to him this last week. Especially when he turned... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
We’ve suspended our usual curry quiz in favour of an Olympics one, as it is such a momentous event to have on our doorsteps. Well, maybe not our doorsteps, but two hours away on a train. With some bus and underground rides thrown in too. But hey, it’s in this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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We're looking forward to providing the food for a function being hosted by The Marketing Room in Cannock next Friday, to help them celebrate their relaunch. We've been working with the team there since Suki's was established in 2007, and it's great to see them doing so well. We're looking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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Many, many thanks to Councillor Garry Perry, the Mayor of Walsall, and the lovely Mayoress, June, for joining us to celebrate our fifth birthday. We had a fabulous time, and we're pretty sure the Mayor enjoyed himself too! The launch of the new celebration menu was a real hit, and... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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The Mayor of Walsall will be helping us celebrate our fifth birthday next week – and we can’t wait! Councillor Gary Perry is visiting Suki’s on Tuesday, April 24 to help us mark our big anniversary, and to say thanks for donating a prize to his charity auction last year,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
My work has appeared in a wide selection of national, regional and specialist publications. You can check out some links to the Guardian, Independent, Telegraph, women's magazines and others on the different pages of this website. In recent years, like many freelance journalists, I have often turned my attention to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2012 at Linda Aitchison
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I'm a freelance journalist, author and trainer based in the West Midlands. These days I pass on lessons learned as a busy freelancer and company director in training and mentoring for writers. This website shows you what's on offer, the experience I have to back it up and what delegates... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Linda Aitchison
WANT a unique and attention-grabbing Facebook page? We can help you keep up to date with changes needed as directed by the social media behemoth. To make the most of your new timeline, certain areas can be designed to match... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2012 at Passionate Blog
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I've not written about my husband's illness. I haven't considered this deeply private anguish to be anyone else's business and I don't want to say anything to add to the distress of my closest family, most of all, our beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at 'You've got your hands full'
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By Louis Duffy and Terri-Anne Whitehouse, Passionate Media social media apprentices. Is there a corner of the internet where you won't currently find someone extolling the virtues of Pinterest? Apparently people spend more time here than on Twitter, Linkedin and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Passionate Blog
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We've been running popular sessions for businesses in social media for around three years. Now we've launched a series of new workshops in easy to digest chunks. They cover subjects including marketing know-how, blogging, facebook and twitter for business. You... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at Passionate Blog
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Only five more days to go until Valentine’s Day, and already, we’re feeling the love. Here’s some of the lovely things our customers have shared with us In February - ''Fantastic place to eat out for any occasion, always think of Sukis when I want a good meal out with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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It's the last day of January – who has been de-toxing this month after overdoing things at Christmas?! Our healthy eating menu is still available to all of you who feel like keeping up the good work. We also work hard to ensure all of our dishes are prepared freshly,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
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Thanks to the wonderful photographer Jane Williams who also went beyond the call of duty in helping manhandle me into my dress. Of course there are plenty more pictures, I've shared most on my personal facebook page, but these are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at 'You've got your hands full'
More Staffordshire firms are needed for a pioneering apprenticeship programme creating much-needed employment for young people, and helping businesses make the most of social media marketing. Interested companies are invited to find out more on Friday, January 27, at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Passionate Blog
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Wow - how colourful does this food look? What a great way to brighten up a dull January. We've had a wonderful start to our New Year – just look at some of the great comments left by our VIP guests already in January, following their visits to Suki’s. “Always... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
More Staffordshire firms are needed for a pioneering new apprenticeship programme which is creating much-needed employment for young people, and helping businesses make the most of social media marketing. Cannock companies SSC Learning from Hednesford and Passionate Media, based in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2012 at Passionate Blog
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You know what you are going to be eating come Boxing Day – so we thought we’d help you out with a fantastic curry recipe for ... you guessed it, left-over turkey! We thought we’d give you time to print it off and get all the ingredients in ready before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2011 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant
An innovative Midlands artist offering customers a ‘home-made’ Christmas has been making the most of the opportunity given to her when she won a rent-free shop at Birmingham’s The Square shopping centre. Craftsperson Cassandra Jovic from Moseley says the credit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at Passionate Blog
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We were delighted to see our clients, the Park Inn Hotel York, have agreed to sponsor a local football team who have yet to be beaten this season. The city centre hotel is hoping their support will help prolong the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Passionate Blog
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Still got presents left to get this year? Who hasn’t! There’s always that person who’s a little tricky to buy for, doesn’t know what they want, or already seems to have everything. Or maybe you are looking for a great gift to put in your office Secret Santa surprise. Look... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at Suki's Bar and Restaurant