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The worst day of the year

The worst day of the year

We have been doing this since 1916. On the last Sunday in October, at 2am, we turn our clocks back by one hour to 1am. But why? Apparently it was started in 1916, during the first world war, to save energy to help the war effort. But we still do it today.The current...
Elections – don’t let the people vote

Elections – don’t let the people vote

2016 has been a unique year for elections. We had one in the UK, we didn’t need it but we had it anyway, because of the greed of one selfish man. We got it wrong. They had one in the USA, and they got it wrong too, mainly because of what preceded it. We start in...
At last the EU Referendum

At last the EU Referendum

Thursday, 23rd June 2016. I posted this earlier today on Facebook, so apologies if you have already seen it. But thank God this day has finally arrived. I am utterly sick of all the lies, misinformation, misconceptions, misquotes, invented facts, invented numbers,...
All change?

All change?

I don’t blog about politics very often, but there is a general election coming up in the UK in May. I’ve always said that to have a change of government, with a good majority, you need two things: For the incumbent to be very unpopular For the challenger...
Ding Dong – Fail!

Ding Dong – Fail!

So, the official chart is out and the song that people have been buying in the aftermath of the death of Margaret Thatcher, has failed to make it to number one. As I said in my last post on this subject, it now takes very little to get into the single chart in the UK....
Distasteful perhaps, stupid – definitely

Distasteful perhaps, stupid – definitely

In the 1960’s there was only one way to buy music, you had to go to a ‘record shop’ and hand over your money. A ‘single’ in those days cost six shillings and eight pence, you could therefore buy three for a pound. I remember once as a boy...