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Rebecca Penny: how to stop collecting rings from resembling an assault course… *H&H VIP*

Opinion

It’s time to tackle show entries — I’m sure many of you are becoming frustrated over how long it takes and the early closing dates many organisers impose. Most shows now offer, and even prefer, online entries. In pre-digital days, show secretaries had to undertake mountains of paperwork and allow extra time for postage. Thanks to technology, paperwork has been drastically reduced and shows that issue catalogues can turn them around in days — so why have timescales not kept pace with this?