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No, I think the message is very clear

No, I think the message is very clear

It’s been an extraordinary few days and an even more extraordinary few weeks. Today is Tuesday 12th May 2020, and it’s day 50 of the total lockdown of the UK, a result of this terrible Covid-19 pandemic. Like most countries in the world, the UK has been in...
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...
Sorry Waitrose, it’s a bit too far.

Sorry Waitrose, it’s a bit too far.

Have you seen the 2017 Waitrose Christmas ad? Yes the black and white one where they are snowed in, in a pub. Why is it in black and white incidentally? Are they trying to be arty, or save money? What? Anyway, as you can clearly see from the screen grab, the name of...
Charge fat people more

Charge fat people more

I think really fat people should be charged more on airlines. We all pay for our ticket but some people use up more of the fuel hauling around their great big fat stomachs. Also they should increase the Air Passenger Duty for these people, this will mean that the...
Wake up America – you have a problem

Wake up America – you have a problem

It’s the run up to another American election, and Americans do some funny this at a time like this. In the year 2000, for instance, they narrowly voted for Al Gore as President, probably, but the voting was so close, and as they couldn’t figure out how to...
The Queen is not really to blame

The Queen is not really to blame

Damp street party or red hot pool party, which would you choose? I had an interesting conversation on the phone yesterday with a nice guy I have never met; he wanted to rent my lovely apartment in Spain for a week. He loved the apartment, the location is just right,...