To keep the recipes brief, the following applies across the board:SeasoningThere’s a bit of an assumption here, that you will already have salt and pepper to hand in your kitchen.   When it comes to salt, sometimes I use the posh Maldon Sea Salt flakes, when I just want to grab some, or it’s nice to

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A lovely alternative to a standard roast chicken.  The cider and stock keep the bird moist, and negate having to make a gravy. You could serve with mashed potato if you fancied it. We also did some broccoli on the side. The recipe here is based on one from Good Food, November 2006, but I’ve taken the

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Echium spires?CitrusWhen you see new shoots & flowers on citrus, feed them – water and liquid seaweed – 30:1 – half a jamjar in a watering can. If in doubt, basic tomato feed one time a month over winter, easter 10 days to 2 weeks, summer once a week. Grayswood Ghost – Silver Birch – Betula utilis

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As business owners, we’ve all probably heard by now that it’s a good idea to install what’s known as an SSL Certificate into your website, with scaremongering techies like me telling you that: It’s a good idea. Google might one day penalise you. No, really, it’s a good idea! It’s not that we are wrong.

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Most business owners have only vaguely heard of the letters DNS. Techno-geeks might have mentioned them when the website was being put together, but we didn’t understand then, and we’ve forgotten now. Yet a DNS provider is critical to how the web works. And not making a conscious decision on your provider means you’ll be left with

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Does your marketing actually make sense? As someone who helps people with getting more leads from their marketing channels and campaigns, I do get to see more marketing setups than most. And I honestly empathise with my clients, who are trying to get their head around a bewildering array of tools, technologies and platforms, often

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Everyone knows how important Quality Scores are to an AdWords campaign that delivers decent ROI. Or at least I think they do! If you don’t, give me a shout and I’ll write an article that explains it. But how do you go about tracking whether you’re actually making improvements to those Quality Scores? Let’s face

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I’m someone who manages a lot of projects and activities, both for clients, and for myself personally.  I also have a real interest in small project management, and believe that what gets measured gets managed – if you don’t know where you are, you won’t make true progress. So I seem to have spent an

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So, caveat first. This is not the suggested approach if you are running a transactional website. If you’re going to be losing money for every second your site isn’t working, you ought to do this as a proper planned and tested project. But if it doesn’t really matter if things don’t work out, and you

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The thought and care that precedes the cut doesn’t just matter – it matters most. Ayah Bdeir – founder of LittleBits

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