This is it, we’re now officially in National Vegetarian Week. What are your thoughts? Of the people I’ve asked, some are completely in favour but many others feel there are far more important issues we should be highlighting. After all, how could a vegetarian diet make any significant changes to world issues? Mmm, let’s see
Quinceañera. It may sounds like an exotic dish but I’m told it’s the new name for the school prom. Or is that promenade? Or perhaps debutante ball? Confused? Click here, it MIGHT help…
Apparently, in Germany it’s quite normal to go out and get completely %*&#+$ on father’s day. None of that for our chaps in the UK though. No our fathers are more likely to be putting on their new tie (which, I’m told, is the most popular Father’s day present) and heading to the park with their loving off-spring. I suspect this is taking place while mum makes one of her fabulous Sunday lunches. Pah, is that what we want?
Do you know it’s nearly St George’s Day?
In just a couple of weeks we’ll have the opportunity to celebrate the life of our very own Patron Saint of England. Celebrations are planned in loads of cities and towns – London, Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds, Birmingham. What about yours? I love that Lytham St Annes has the URL www.april23.co.uk Brilliant! Continue reading
Last year, 79 million people tried to ‘phone HMRC. That’s an awful lot of calls. But 20 million were unanswered. TWENTY MILLION! And of course, while we wait for our call not to be answered, we’re paying good money, which apparently totalled £136m! (Do you remember my little rant about ‘phone call costs?)
HMRC set themselves a target of responding to 80% of letters within 15 days and guess what? Yep, they failed to meet their own target, managing just 66%. How absolutely dreadful.
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I’ve been thinking about ‘phone numbers. More accurately, I’ve been thinking about the cost of calling certain ‘phone numbers from my mobile. It’s not that I have too much time on my hands or anything, it’s just become one of my little bugbears. More about bugbears…
There are times when small is good – an outstanding credit card balance, a crack in your windscreen, that pimple on the end of your nose - but in almost all other cases, size is absolutely crucial. The bigger the better. Big is most definitely beautiful. Click here and we’ll bare all