Category: Series 44 – Kinetic

July 19, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 45 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 44  spelt  N-I-C-E-K-I-T  (KINETIC) Series 43  spelt  W-O-R-T-H-G  (GROWTH) Series 42  spelt  P-L-A-U-D-I-T-S  (PLAUDITS) Series 41  spelt  N-U-T-M-E-G-J-E-D  (JUDGEMENT)   Series 40  spelt …

July 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Touchdown 20 July 1969: Touchdown & walk on the Moon.  One small step for man 50 years ago.  But the real stars were 400,000 technicians & scientists who crunched numbers, built the kit & solved 10,000 challenges to pull off an “impossible mission” 350,000 km away.  Nasa wants to land a woman on the moon…

July 14, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Icing Cricket or business, ‘icing on the cake’ comes from: Dedication to the game.  Adapting to the conditions.  Disciplined bowling.  Playing to our strengths.  Grabbing every chance.  Observing etiquette. Taking timely, calculated risks.  Victory ensues despite twists & turns, helter skelter finale & a super over. Congratulations, England! Guessed the Word?      Series 44 …

July 12, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Kitchen Wimbledon has 50 kitchens & 364 chefs to feed 39,000 fans daily.  Plus competitors, match officials, staff, club members & >3,000 always-hungry media reps.  And serve lunch, afternoon tea & end-of-the-day drinks to 74 guests in the Royal Box overlooking Centre Court.  26 on-site restaurants and 33 grab-&-go kiosks.  Faultless service expected & delivered Guessed…

July 10, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Eggwash Double eggwash gives Wimbledon scones their rich, golden-brown tops.  Over 8,000 baked each day of the tournament by 3rd-generation London family bakery.  Secret recipe of high-quality wheat flour, sugar, milk, baking powder & golden sultanas mixed for 6 mins.  Dough left to ‘relax’, then hand-cut & put on baking trays.  Baking time & temperature…

July 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Catering Wimbledon is Europe’s largest annual sport catering event.  2017 sales:  33,211 kg strawberries; 9,848 litres cream; 110,225 scones; 2,198 afternoon tea hampers; 77,142 sandwiches; 76,603 ice creams; 307,277 teas & coffees.  £2.50 ($3) for punnet of 10 strawberries – unchanged from 2010 so an iconic part of Wimbledon is affordable to all Guessed the…

July 5, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Iceberg Severe droughts invite radical solutions: Tow iceberg from Antarctica to Cape Town.  Not a new idea – in mid-1800s, Chile breweries towed small icebergs, some fitted with sails, for refrigeration.  Made of compacted snow, iceberg water is 99% pure.  By 2030, global water demand will exceed supply by 40%. Red tape alert! Need risk…

July 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanny The great British nanny is a trusted blue-chip export.  The best 3-year training ensures competent care for baby to age 7 – swimming, games, drama, well-being, sign language, bereavement, hairstyling, safeguarding, cybersecurity, self-defence, skidpan driving. Packed nanny bag for emergencies.  The template for a perfect Mary Poppins since 1892.  Requests to open colleges abroad are…