Browsing Category: General Topics

BBC Television License

Whether I am for or against the Elderly having a Free Television Licence is not an issue with me. The real question is why do we need a TV license just for the privilege of watching a channel that is 70% made up of repeat after repeat programs. For many years we the public, and anyone else that bought a […]

When The Need For Expression Can Not Be Spoken

It’s been some months since I last posted. This post is more about not having a voice. To speak without speaking a word, and still have people understand you. This is not one of my weird thoughts at least I don’t think it is. Not too long ago I found myself in the middle of an argument. One person was […]

Eurovision Song Contest 2012

Another year, another Eurovision. Will it be good? For its entertainment value, I suppose it will be. Should the UK pull out? Yes, I believe we should. Perhaps we could then watch it as farcical entertainment without handing out over £100,000 of license payers money for a competition that is so politically motivated, it has absolutely nothing to do with […]

Please MR. Postman Where Is My Parcel

Another month, and yet another pet hate. Have you ever wondered what happens to lost mail here in the UK, I ask because we have had four parcels go astray. When you pay to use their mail service you expect to get satisfaction seeing your parcel/letter get to the person it was intended for within their stated delivery times. Don’t […]

Vehicle Pavement Abuse

A local newspaper article about mobility scooters caught my eye. Apparently, an elderly lady boarded her local Metro train using her mobility scooter and was promptly asked to leave the train by the driver. Until she did so, the train would not be leaving the platform. The elderly lady protested saying she needed to catch the train to pick up […]

Alcohol Problem: Age Limit

I guess the best way to start this post would be with a question, everyone seems to be asking, should the UK law be changed to allow the 16 to 18 year old to be able to order, and drink alcohol in a pub?… At the moment the law allows the 16′s to 18′s to order a drink in a […]