Monthly Archives: December 2009

Building on Floodplains

I received this email:I was idly flicking telly channels last night, and came accross a programme about flooding in the UK.Cut a long story short, it stated that building work/housing, near/next to the thames for the thames gateway, will be … Continue reading

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The British Soldier

I received this email today and felt I just had to share it.I would openly confess to not being a big fan of our current or any of our recent governments, nor am I a big believer in organised religion, which … Continue reading

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The Secret Truth about your Credit Card

If you’re not careful, this secret could cost you dear… Your credit card may be hiding a dirty secret. Its parents.For example, did you know that M&S Money – the provider of insurance, loans and credit cards –  is wholly … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Disaster?

The doom merchants keep telling us that Global Warming will cause massive rises in sea levels and consequent flooding of low lying areas, not something that is lost on the folks of Jaywick or the greater East Anglia area.I stand to … Continue reading

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These are the perks of reaching 60 and heading towards 70 and older!

1.  Kidnappers are not very interested in you. 2. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first. 3. No one expects you to run—-anywhere. 4. People call at 9 pm and ask, did I wake you? 5. … Continue reading

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Electricity and the Common Man

Over the past few days I have been talking to a long suffering neighbour who has had their latest electric bill rewritten umpteen times. First they were several hundred pounds in Credit after a bill for a few pence, then … Continue reading

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