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Pricing 101

I always thought the way pricing works is – you buy your raw materials and calculate your COGS (Cost Of Goods Sold) through various methods and then you markup with a certain percentage depending on the margins you want and that’s how you decide the selling price. 59 more words


Ryedale businesses fight fracking – but Teesside industry welcomes drilling

More than 180 businesses have joined together to campaign against fracking in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. 383 more words


Itoigawa Juniper First Wiring

Today at my midweek get together with Gerry we carried out the first wiring of a juniper that has featured in a few posts over the summer as we took a relatively inexpensive piece of imported raw material through the initial stages of the design process. 82 more words


A singe is a slight scorching, burn or treatment with flame. This may be due to an accident, such as scorching one’s hair when lighting a gas fire, or a deliberate method of treatment or removal of hair or other fibres. 334 more words


Pyracantha Stump Project Update

I discussed this Pyracantha stump at some length in an earlier post, which can be found here. It’s a longer term project that was started from the most unpromising material. 40 more words

Review: Little Black Book of Stories (some spoilers)

I admit it, I feel misled by the cover blurb on A. S. Byatt’s Little Black Book of Stories. It starts off “Like Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm, A. 512 more words

Book Review

Wooden Giants from Scrap

Thomas Dambo is a Danish artist who creates marvellous giant scultptures from scrap wood. The artist aims to encourage people to recycle. We all know, the rubbish is not rubbish after all. 119 more words