The Australian Points System!

Posted on December 8, 2019

I am not sure if anyone has noticed but you may have seen Boris Johnson getting terribly excited about an ‘Australian style immigration points system’ lately. I have a couple of Australian people who work for me and I am fortunate enough to have couple of friends who live out there. Asking about their immigration system is quite interesting stuff because in many aspects it is not all that Boris Johnson makes it out to be. Could this be ...

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Paying Taxes and Those Who Avoid It!

Posted on December 3, 2019

Following various Twitter and Facebook groups, I am quite surprised how many assumptions people make about tax and tax avoidance. I guess that most people are PAYE (Pay As You Earn) so they don’t really have to know the tax affairs of businesses. I have seen some people claim that corporate giants pay no tax at all, whilst others say Jeremy Corbyn is making it all up when he says companies are avoiding it. What is a Tax Haven? A tax ...

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The Pill Boxes that Never Got Used!

Posted on December 2, 2019

I went for a walk along the Basingstoke Canal on Saturday. It was a fantastic late autumn afternoon, and, on my way, I came across a couple of Pill Boxes and anti-tank cylinders. I don’t know why, but I always thought Pill boxes were exclusive to the Kennet & Avon Canal, perhaps because that is where I spent my youth fishing. Pill Boxes were named after (would you believe) boxes that carried pills and these particular ones were built ...

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Johnson the Clown on His Way to a Majority

Posted on November 29, 2019

A week is a long time in politics and it certainly feels like it. What I think I have learnt is that Boris Johnson could eat one of the Queen’s Corgis and get away with it. Perennial fuckwit, Prince Andrew, has been taking all the public rap for being an unsavoury scallywag of high ranking, yet everything has bounced off of Johnson, our delightful new PM. That said, I have spoken to two Tories this week and they are claiming they are ...

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Corbyn Engulfed in Another Anti Semitic Row!

Posted on November 27, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has been engulfed in another anti semitic crisis today after it emerged that a Labour Party member admitted to using inappropriate language towards the Jewish community 46 years ago. Willie Eckerslike, a three pounds a month Labour Party member from Skippingdale, Cumbria, confessed to using the term ‘Jew’ when his school friend wouldn’t lend him 10p to buy a school dinner in 1973.   Dinner Money Row The ...

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