Category Archives: Current News


Sunday, May 28, 2017

Luca Pacioli 1447 al 1517 – il padre della CONTABILITÀ




TUTOR formatore senior presso la London Business School 1971- 1995


A giugno saranno cinquecento anni dalla morte di Fra’ Luca Pacioli, il cui trattato sulla partita doppia, ha rivoluzionato il mondo commerciale. Non dobbiamo lasciare che un anniversario così significativo possa non essere celebrato.

Pacioli ha raggiunto due cose importanti per la...

Trevor Coltman

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

This book is an absolute game changer! Not being an accountant I had a bit of knowledge about accounts but didn’t really understand the principles. By the end of the first chapter I was wondering why no one had ever managed to explain the basics before!

The style of presentation is excellent and breaks down the barrier of dry text. Recaps with Joan are a learning masterstroke! I had to keep reading...

Joan’s Mice (mince) Pies!

Friday, December 5, 2014


Hurrah for spelling mistakes!


13oz/375 gms packet of shortcrust pastry
4 tablespoons of mincemeat
1 beaten egg
1 tablespoon caster sugar

Roll out the pastry and cut circular bases and lids. Chill the lids. Line the pastry tin with th...

Chicken a la chilindron

Sunday, November 30, 2014

This is a Spanish dish. It is a robust recipe, so you can vary the ingredients and invent your own version. This is the one I like:


6 chicken thighs, preferably skinned
3 slices of streaky bacon. cut up.
1 large onion, chopped finely
4 cloves of garlic, crushed and sliced
1 red pepper sliced and cut into small pieces
1 piece of celery, sliced
2 potatoes cut into cubes
2 carrots cut into 1 cm. slices
1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 tablespoon of paprika
1/4 bottle red wine (optional)

Gary Rhodes’ Digestive biscuits

Sunday, November 30, 2014

I discovered this recipe some years ago and have been making it  regularly ever since. As Gary says, “they will keep in  a tin – but usually don’t get the chance as they are so tasty!”

Just google ‘Gary Rhodes’ digestive biscuits – Epilepsy Action’ for the recipe details. I can guarentee you will enjoy them.