The trouble with modern day home entertainment systems is that they are too good. We have libraries of film accessible at the touch of a button. Entire box sets of series ready to watch back to back whenever the inclination takes us. We can link our phones and our computers to the TV and…

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Mondays are difficult enough without the added pressure of decision-making. The day begins with the difficult choice… to snooze or not to snooze? Most people, especially on a Monday morning, choose to snooze. That is all very well if you remember to use the snooze option on your alarm. All too often in a dreamlike…

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Dear The Person who invented the mitten. You know who you are. We are writing to complain about the impractical design of your creation. We appreciate that in some situations they help to prevent the painful onset of frostbite and do envelope the hands in warmth but one cannot continue with normal life when sporting…

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As I write this I am looking over my garden feeling a little bit guilty. I haven’t raked any leaves up for a while and there are quite a few bushes in need of pruning and blooms that need de-heading. There are brown shrubs in pots on the patio and a few broken branches hanging…

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We like winter. We like warm, snuggly nights in on the sofa. We like wrapping up in knitted layers so that we go outside with only our noses showing through. We like playing in the snow and walking on the beach in the bitterly cold winds. Why? We just do. But we don’t like rain.…

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Now you know from reading our blogs that we love the South West. We love everything about it from the S to the O to the U to the… well, you get the point. But recently we have discovered something else; we love the people of the South West too. We love their resilience. Following…

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We believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way, Show them all the beauty they possess inside, And ask their school if they want to take part in our colouring competition. To celebrate the opening of our new Tiverton Depot, we have designed a competition for the most…

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  With countless weather warnings in place, the effects of torrential rain and gale force winds are easy to see along our coast so it makes sense to be prepared. It is heart-breaking to see the people in the places we know and love working hard to restore order in the aftermath of the storm.…

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So New Year has been and gone and Christmas tore through your house like a whirlwind. You have a boxful of empty bottles, bin bags full of wrapping paper, piles of new socks and pants and roomfuls of gadgets and gizmos you never knew you wanted or needed. If you have children the wake of…

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Happy New Year Mitchell and Webber customers! Thousands of friendly deliveries, scores of agricultural shows, a new depot and the Lord Mayor’s show – that’s our 2013 in a nutshell and what a brilliant nutshell it is. We had a fantastic year and think that 2014 will be even better. We’ll be doing all we…

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