UK LOCKDOWN RULES – confusing and in flux?

Many of us in Britain are a little bit unclear about the current rules of the lockdown in the UK not least because of the state of fluidity and understandable but deliberate lack of clarity by the government, so this write-up is intended to explain just where things seems to be just now For a […]

‘SHAME’ AND ‘FINE’ THE RICH ‘PRIVILEGED ELITE’ AND WEALTHY ‘SECOND HOME OWNERS’ WHO BREAK THE UK LOCKDOWN RULES

Ordinary people have been fined by the Police for going out to buy alcohol as that (debatably?) is deemed to be ‘non-essential’ supplies, so is against the lockdown rules. However, the rich and over-privileged elite, together with wealthy second-home owners, are being allowed to blatantly flaunt their position and get away with major breaches of […]

Whakaari/White Island volcano eruption – an ‘avoidable’ tourist disaster just waiting to happen?

At the best of times, volcanos are destructive beasts that when they erupt, brings devastating death and destruction, sometimes over an extensive area, aren’t they? Well, those of us that are able and sensibly fearful, give them a wide berth, eh? Those of us who have been fortunate enough to spend some time in Indonesia […]

The British people need to face-up to the fact that we now live in a lawless society – but whose fault is it?

Over three years ago, a post here identified the problem of our police forces’ downward spiral caused by cutbacks [The UK Police ‘underfunded’ and ‘under resourced’….], and six months ago another post here covered the fact that the problems had got unbelievably worse, that knife crime was out-of-control, and it suggested the background reasons [England’s […]

Talk of transgender, transsexual and gender self-identification – what a load of cobblers?

A major debate is raging in England just now over ‘proposed reforms’ to the gender recognition act (GRA) of 2004, while most of us have no idea what the hell that is all about nor what is going on now, do we? Well, what we ought to know though is that the blood-sucking lawyers are […]

England’s Police Force is being only farcically supported – who of any common sense would want to be in it NOW?

Beat copper – disappeared now! Over a couple of years ago a post her “The UK Police ‘underfunded’ and ‘under resourced’ – what the heck has happened here?” January 16, 2016 by dadman007 outlined the downward spiral the force has suffered for nearly a decade, primarily due to our government financial cutbacks under Theresa May, it has to be […]

Imprisonment without trial – the UK’s mortgage “affordability” scandal?

     There is a tribe of some 150thousand home owners who are held as ‘mortgage prisoners’ by their lenders’ eye-wateringly high interest rates – locked-into standard variable rate (SVR) of around 5% from a time when Bank Rate even went as low as 0.25%. [and with standard mortgage rates soaring way above the UK […]

An individual from a dysfunctional family joined in matrimony to a person from another equally dysfunctional family – a most Royal wedding indeed?

  Lunchtime a week ago yesterday brought onto the television screens of the World, the eagerly anticipated and awaited grandiose wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry [33] and American actress Meghan Markle [36], didn’t it? The couple were conferred with the title of ‘Duke and Duchess of Sussex’ by the Queen that very day – only the second […]