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Favourite Laravel packages I always install

I thought it might be helpful for me to share a handful of packages which I find myself installing whenever I start a new Laravel application. Let me know if there are any missing! Laravel Debug bar barryvdh/laravel-debugbar (Github / Packagist) Probably the first package I install in every Laravel project is the laravel Debug […]

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What’s Next? The Toilet Roll? A Reflection on the Decline of Emirates Airlines.

Guest post by Fiona Mills 6 years ago, we moved to Dubai. It was a pretty impulsive move, that happened within 3 months of first thinking about it. One thing that made it easier to move a long-haul flight away from home was knowing that there was a flight direct from Dubai to Newcastle, our […]

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Refresh Teesside 2019

The begining Many people think Refresh Teesside started in 2012, but our first event was actually on Thursday 2nd April 2009, which I announced on this very blog. It was September 2008 when I built the first Refresh Teesside website and announced our manifesto. The first event was a great success and the attendance surpassed my […]

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