Tag: culture

 

Paint thinners

Right – why the devil would I want to write on or refer to ‘paint thinners’, on a sunny Sunday morning in my patch of the UK?!! Have I not anything better to do? Of course not! I decide as usual what’s better or best for me to do withRead More

Email woes again!

I’ve been receiving unsolicited promotional emails again. I mean I tick the relevant box when I deal with companies – checking carefully that by doing so I do not opt in for such emails. But it’s clear to me now that they take no notice. They insist on sending meRead More

Car tyre madness.

I have a recorded conversation with Kwik-fit head office, confirming that I am at liberty to publicise their policy of fitting of tyres brought by customers (not purchased at their outlets). Of course I intend to make comment about it – and you can imagine that I’m going to sayRead More

The power of attitude

What is attitude? Where and how does it arise? What is it’s power? Does it have power? What is power? A power is anything that has influence over our being. So I have the power to direct myself to type this, therefore I am in power at this point. IfRead More

Annoying

Why should this TED video annoy me? I have no problem with the content of what is said per se. So what could be the problem? It’s this syndrome that the humans are developing where: 1. Some big-fish researcher with fancy machines investigates some fascinating thing – and comes upRead More

Trying to be helpful

I’ve had it – I’m sick of people trying to be helpful! Why? It’s repeatedly the case that I ask someone or the other ( – and it doesn’t matter who) for a simple piece of information by email e.g. “Am I at venue X on Mon, Tues and Wednesday?”Read More

Rip-off at a famous restaurant

Yesterday I went to a famous restaurant in my home town. It wasn’t very expensive – and in any case I chose to afford their prices. So, what’s the fuss this time – you’re probably wondering. That’s one wine glass with wine in it at extreme left (though you seeRead More

Heatwave!!

Well, it’s an amazing time here in England at the moment; we’re having a heatwave!! That means that the temperature here is around 30 degrees C. Yes – by Rock standards, that’s not too bad. This week I’m in London having a great time. It’s wild out here!! I meanRead More

Racism at a fast food outlet

I entered a fast food outlet here in London – very big name. No you ain’t gonna find out which one – but it’s in the top league.  I’m on my own, and I certainly had been walking alone sight seeing in London for over an hour – so IRead More

Honest accurate reviews unwelcome

This is evidence of R.O.B i.e. Rip-Off Britain – and how the truth is covered up! This is a cultural phenomenon in the country i.e. covering up the truth. Good points: The location is excellent for business or leisure in the heart of Manchester. Cost of a double room onRead More

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