Tag Archives: recycling

A Goldfish, A Horse, A Bugle and A Washing Machine.

What do the above have in common? The former two are reminiscent to my childhood and the latter pair more of the present. Our most famous Rag and Bone men have to be Steptoe and Son, a popular TV comedy … Continue reading

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This is a rubbish post

Waste, or refuse collection/disposal is an issue here in the UK. In some areas, there are so many bins of different colours and shapes, you have a rainbow of plastic lining the streets like some kind of parade on collection … Continue reading

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Cheap skates

For some time certain shops in the UK have been charging 2p for a carrier bag for your shopping, whereas at the moment the larger supermarkets are providing the plastic ones for free. In Wales, if you want a bag, … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

Our council send us a newsletter every couple of months in the mail addressed to The Occupier. Last month, there was a cute smiley face on a green wheelie bin under the headline: “Let Us Take Your Garden Waste” and … Continue reading

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It’s the Same Old Song

There’s a lot of truth in that actually. If you really think about it, there are only 7 notes in an octave (8 if you go, say, C to C) , but if you include the black notes, you can … Continue reading

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