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Gadgets, Review, Technology, Travel

Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Penclic Mini Keyboard C2 (Wired)

Nicholas Newman As a journalist, I use my laptop a lot when out of the office. You will find me word processing at a variety of locations including at conferences, press conferences, in trains and […]

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Art, Heritage, Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire

La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review of La Boheme by Nicholas Newman Ellen Kent’s production of La Boheme at Oxford’s New Theatre 16 February 2017. La Boheme perhaps one of Puccini’s most famous operas, set in Paris’s Latin Quarter of […]

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Going Out, Lifestyle, Oxford, Oxford University, Oxfordshire, Review

Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France

Degas to Picasso Creating Modernism in France

A review by Guest Reviewer “The Ashmolean Museum’s splendid new exhibition, Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France offers considerably more than some of its visitors may be expecting.  If they are counting on seeing a […]

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Bus, Family, Health, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Travel

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

You dont need the car to visit the hospital

Nicholas Newman It has to be remembered that many people do not drive, due to a variety of reasons including cost, age, illness, lifestyle etc. I think my response with every journey to the hospital […]

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Business

The importants of contact details in your business communications

The importants of contact details in your business communications

Nicholas Newman energy journalist http://www.nicnewmanoxford.com/ As a journalist, one thing that annoys me. Is the increasingly common practice of especially public relations people and some journalists, when trying to contact me in their business communications of just […]

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Gadgets, Going Out, Innovation, Safety, Shopping, Technology

SHIELD YOURSELF FROM SPRING SHOWERS WITH THE UMBRELLA DRONE

SHIELD YOURSELF FROM SPRING SHOWERS WITH THE UMBRELLA DRONE

-Drones e-tailer DronesDirect.co.uk launches Umbrella Drone to protect against wet weather- OUTDOOR explorers need not let spring showers dampen their spirits following the release of a new, revolutionary Umbrella Drone. The Umbrella Drone, which can […]

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Electricity, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe

10 Energy Predictions for 2030

10 Energy Predictions for 2030

By  Nicholas Newman Nic’s round-up of forecasts on global energy.  The big theme of coming years will be the growth in smaller scale energy projects and new entrants. Growth in  renewables: wind  and solar power […]

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Lifestyle, Oxford

Oxford Mayor opens new branch of Shoe Embassy

Oxford Mayor opens new branch of Shoe Embassy

Today (11 December 2016) Oxford Mayor MOHAMMED Altaf-Khan, together with the founder of Shoe Embassy chain opened its first Oxfordshire branch in front of an audience of invited guests. Shoe Embassy brings the latest in bespoke […]

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Buckinghamshire, Bus, Business, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire needs new development and investment

Oxfordshire needs new development and investment

By Nicholas Newman The southeast part of the UK is one of the most economically active regions in Europe. Brexit won’t change the need for the region to continue to evolve and invest in infrastructure […]

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Berkshire, Bicester, Buckinghamshire, Business, Europe, Gloucestshire, Hertfordshire, Motoring, Oxford, Rail, Travel

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’

New East-West transport links could provide a once in a generation opportunity for ‘Britain’s Silicon Valley’ – Armitt   The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford […]

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