Tag Archives: opinion

Marrying into Royalty: a personal view

Don’t quote me on this, but I’m waiting for the official announcement that a Lord/Lady Sussex is on the way. She looked lovely, and they look happy. It’s not easy living in a goldfish bowl, no matter how ornately decorated, … Continue reading

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Life begins at Forty

thousand pounds a year it seems. Hubby drew my attention to this (source) Then he played around a bit with a site called minimumincome.org.uk  which confirmed that our joint income does not allow us to have a decent standard of living. … Continue reading

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Headline eye catcher 11 June

This caught my eye as I was checking my emails this morning. History of the Yugo (link) All I can say is what a load of twaddle. “The car was slow, crawling to 60 mph in 14 seconds and topping … Continue reading

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RadioTopic: Zero Tolerance

The subject today is speeding on our roads, and the wish to introduce zero tolerance, so that even if you only go one mile above the limit, you will be fined. I saw a sign similar to this in NZ, … Continue reading

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I’m not envious, but……………….

I am gobsmacked. Our beloved  Chancellor has announced his Budget today and in a bid to get the property market moving the main headline is STAMP DUTY ABOLISHED FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS up to £300,000. For those of you not … Continue reading

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Thank heavens it’s all over

There are a few subjects I try to avoid in my posts, and politics is one. I have an opinion of course, but that’s all it is, though there are some things that get my back up under the guise … Continue reading

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Situations Vacant

Here follows a personal viewpoint regarding recent events. There seems to be an awful lot of vacancies in our Houses of Parliament as MPs are resigning left, right and centre. Loads of pointing fingers, back stabbing and headless chickens running … Continue reading

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