Christmas is over for yet another year – but who’s Christmas was it though?

/>   In decades well gone by, Christmas (in Britain anyway) was about TWO things and those two things were ‘GOD’ and ‘CHILDREN’, weren’t they? Yes, and it was a time also when families made a big effort to get together to celebrate the event over the holiday period as well, didn’t they? Well, what has […]

‘Rip-off Britain’ has been obvious and around 50 years – why is it still with us?

The British people have an unfortunate trait in that sometimes it takes them a long time to catch-on when they are being conned – we are too trusting you see. The population finally woke-up a bit in the 1990s and realised that they were widely, constantly and consistently being ripped-off with exorbitant charges on products, […]

Car hits Cyclist, Cyclist hits Car – who dies?

Without doubt the cycle has been the best transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? Without doubt the car has been the worst transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? The very worst thing done in the United Kingdom (and America) was to remove a hundred years ago the […]

Christmas – here we go again!

/> It keeps coming every year Christmas (or Xmas as the lazy would have it!) – Always starting in the retailers at a ridiculously early time! If you ever go out shopping in the week before Christmas you are astonished at the activity, especially in the food supermarkets – you wait in the massive queues […]

Destruction of the Unions – Who Did It?

The power of the Unions is not what it was 50 years ago. How did that happen? Well, a number of factors played a part. Mostly because the Unions screwed-up. Also though because Conservative governments targeted them and rightly or wrongly introduced legislation to curb their power. The Unite Union is currently in the national […]

S-crap all cars

We all love the car don’t we. Not me! Don’t get me wrong, of course I ‘like’ my car and I ‘use’ my car. But I think the invention of the car was the worst popular creation that could have happened to the world! Compare it to the ordinary two-wheeled bicycle, which is arguably probably […]