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One of Winston Churchill’s most memorable war speeches came on 10 November 1942 at the Lord Mayor’s Luncheon at Mansion House in London, in response to the Allied victory at the Second Battle of El Alamein. Churchill stated:

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”

My father was always proud that he had taken part in the first battle that changed the tide of World War II. He was 19 years old at time and had been on active duty for only 10 days! He was particularly proud that Churchill had said: “Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein, we never had a defeat.”

Well, the point of all this is to blow the trumpet for this Manufacturing Industry Blog from Cisco and your group of Industry Gurus. With only a few bloggers and blogging for only a year or so, we managed to achieve several notable awards:

So, what of the future? Well, expect more quality blogging, more bloggers (we’re expanding the pool of industry bloggers) and more guest bloggers (Industry editors and the like).

All and all this is just the beginning of the rest of our blogging lives! Happy New Year to you all and keep on reading the blogs so we can win more awards next year in 2012!

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6 Comments.


  1. Happy New Year to you too Peter :)

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  2. Nice cap to 2011 Peter. Onwards!

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  3. First of all happy new year Peter and congratulation on award.
    Keep up with blogging.

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    • Thanks Togotutor – Thanks for your support, and a very Happy New Year to you and your folks too!

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