It’s Summer, Get Over It – Big Frank Down The Red Lion Told Me!

Posted on July 15, 2022

I have always wondered why certain people use severe weather warnings to look hard. In the winter it is, “Yes, it’s going to snow…guess what, it’s winter”. In the summer it is “Wow it’s going to be hot…it’s called summer, get over it”.  If there is a storm warning that might disrupt travel or bring down power lines, it’s, “In my day it was known as a windy day, end of”. Why on earth would someone want to get ...

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Small Victories and the Joy and Despair of the Lost and Found

Posted on July 14, 2022

I have one client left who still insists on posted invoices. Everyone else just deals in emailed PDF’s these days, making life easier for all. Therefore, every week, I have to print of the invoices and timesheets, put them in an envelope and find a stamp. Letterbox Euphoria I have kind of mastered that part, it’s getting the invoice from my house to the letterbox which is the hard bit to execute. This became even harder when my ...

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No Safe Pair of Hands in Tory Leadership Challenge!

Posted on July 12, 2022

One look at the the list of candidates in the Tory leadership race is enough to send a shiver down the spine. It is so awful it makes you wonder how this will all play out. Sunak and Truss The fact that Rishi Sunak is the favourite tells you all that needs knowing. Sunak made a fortune out the 2008 banking crash and has overseen the haemorrhaging of cash during the pandemic that is incalculable. I just do not understand what attributes ...

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Johnson’s Chaotic Exit is Almost Done

Posted on July 6, 2022

I have needed to write this down as it is scarcely believable. 1/ Boris Johnson was warned about the predatory sexual conduct of Chris Pincher. 2/ He went ahead and employed him anyway. 3/ Chris Pincher conducted himself in a way a sexual predator would. 4/ Boris Johnson sent his MP’s out to say he knew nothing of Chris Pinchers behaviour. 5/ It was proved in a letter from Simon McDonald, Johnson did know about Pinchers ...

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Dog Walking and Dooo-Pitter the Cockapoo

Posted on June 26, 2022

When going out for my morning dog walk, I have got into the habit of picking out a route that suits my mood. If I have had a poor night of sleep, I go off the beaten track in the hope of not seeing anyone. If it is a fresh morning with blues sky, I say “good morning” to anyone within striking distance. However, I often struggle for anything further to say. One of my favourites is, “turned out nice again”, when it is raining, with the ...

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